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Kudos! – April 5, 2013

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FirstBank donated $4.6 million to Colorado nonprofits in 2012 FirstBank Holding Company, the Lakewood-based holding company for the locally owned banking organization, contributed more than $4.6 million to more than 1,000 nonprofits across the state. FirstBank has donated more than $40 million to area nonprofits since 2000, making it among the five most charitable corporations in… Continue Reading Kudos! – April 5, 2013

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Kudos! – March 29, 2013

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2013 Community Leadership Awards Leadership Pikes Peak has selected the winners of the 2013 community leadership awards who will be honored at the annual Celebration of Community Leadership at the U.S Olympic Training Center on April 6. Kimberly Sherwood is the 2013 winner of the Community Inspiration Leadership Award, which recognizes an outstanding volunteer who… Continue Reading Kudos! – March 29, 2013

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Kudos! – March 22, 2013

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Newborn Hope honors grant recipients Newborn Hope Inc. honored its 2013 grant recipients at a reception at St. Francis Medical Center. Granting close to $70,000 this year to 14 agencies around the state of Colorado, Newborn Hope supports programs, equipment, education, training and research that advance maternal, fetal and neonatal health care and well-being. In… Continue Reading Kudos! – March 22, 2013

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Kudos! – Awards and advancements

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Timberline Landscaping wins state award Tim Emick, owner of Timberline Landscaping, received the Bob Cannon Award at the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado Excellence in Landscape Awards banquet in Denver. Timberline has been in business in Colorado Springs for 35 years. The Bob Cannon award is ALCC’s version of the “Lifetime Achievement Award.” It honors… Continue Reading Kudos! – Awards and advancements

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Kudos! – March 8, 2013

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Studio C3 picks up three ADDY awards Studio C3, a video production and motion design company, took home three awards at the Colorado Springs 2012/2013 ADDY Awards ceremony. The creative studio took home two awards for “Not a Number,” a television spot for Western Kansas-based Valley State Bank. The concept for the spot set out… Continue Reading Kudos! – March 8, 2013

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Kudos! – March 1, 2013

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Colorado teen earns pilot’s license from Peak Aviation After demonstrating several maneuvers, landings, take-offs, flight planning, communications and some practice emergency procedures, Erik VanderWerf, 17, earned a private pilot airplane single engine land certificate in January. Erik studied at Cutter Aviation with an instructor from Peak Aviation. Erik, son of Stan VanderWerf, also a private… Continue Reading Kudos! – March 1, 2013

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Kudos! – February 22, 2013

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Diabetes center celebrates The Diabetes Community Center of Colorado Springs is celebrating its fourth anniversary. The center was founded by Andrea Houk, now executive director, along with a fellow diabetes expert. The DCC is a nonprofit organization with the mission to transform the lives of those touched by diabetes through education and support. The center… Continue Reading Kudos! – February 22, 2013

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Kudos! – February 15, 2013

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Kudos! – February 15, 2013

Discover Goodwill will participate in the 2013 Checkoff Colorado campaign Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado is one of 15 nonprofits selected by the state Legislature to participate in 2013’s Checkoff Colorado, a public-awareness campaign promoting voluntary contributions to designated charitable organizations. Coloradans preparing 2012 state income taxes have the opportunity to contribute a portion… Continue Reading Kudos! – February 15, 2013

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Kudos! – February 8, 2013

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Morgan Stanley Colorado employees contribute nearly $300,000 to charities Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Colorado Springs office donated more than $3,000 to the Waldo Canyon Fire Fighters Fund to support efforts of public and volunteer fire departments in El Paso and Teller counties. Statewide, Colorado employees contributed $289,123 last year. Last year, Morgan Stanley was recognized… Continue Reading Kudos! – February 8, 2013

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Kudos! – February 1, 2013

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Panera Bread donates $11,000 to Care & Share Panera Bread of Colorado Springs raised $11,000 for Care and Share Food Bank through a community collaboration dubbed “Operation Dough-Nation.” Five Colorado Springs bakery-cafes from the Operation Dough-Nation program collectively raised $11,000 from the donation boxes at each cash register. In 2012 Panera Bread donated $164,000 to… Continue Reading Kudos! – February 1, 2013

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