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Community Foundation CEO reflects on 16 years

Michael Hannigan, CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, will retire in December after 16 years as head of the organization. The fourth-generation Coloradan, former Colorado College administrator and educator spoke about turning an idea into a foundation with a cumulative community impact of $150 million. How did you end up CEO of the Pikes… Continue Reading Community Foundation CEO reflects on 16 years

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Kudos! – August 22, 2014

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Blue Star Recyclers receives grants Blue Star Recyclers received $25,000 grants each from the Kenneth King Foundation and the Denver Foundation to help fund the expansion of the company’s mission into the Denver area later this year. Founded in Colorado Springs in 2009, Blue Star creates jobs for people with autism and other disabilities by… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 22, 2014

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People on the Move – August 22, 2014

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Justen Powell was recently named market president of the Fountain branch of the First State Bank of Colorado. Powell has more than 15 years banking experience. David Clarke joins the Southpointe Court office as an associated broker with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Josh Lindstrom has been hired as the new lead pastor of teaching and… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 22, 2014

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Kudos! – August 15, 2014

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Ent given $1,500 grant For the third year, Ent Federal Credit Union has been awarded $1,500 as part of the 2014 Armed Forces Financial Network Matching grant program. Ent is matching this grant, which will provide $1,000 to the Friends of Family Support organizations on each of the three local Air Force bases it serves,… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 15, 2014

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Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

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Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

The owner of Bryan Construction, Scott Bryan is a Colorado Springs native. At 54, he’s been married to Theresa for 30 years. They have two sons, Eric, 20, majoring in petroleum engineering at Colorado School of Mines, and Wyatt, 19, at Colorado State University majoring in mechanical engineering and playing football for the Rams. After… Continue Reading Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

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New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

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New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

Karen Brofft has begun her first year as Lewis-Palmer School District 38 superintendent. Brofft worked in both the public relations and tech fields before transitioning to education. She discussed with the Business Journal this week her plans to engage the business community, the state of public education and how to make school lunches even more… Continue Reading New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

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Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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Teach for America Teach For America − Colorado has named Kelley Pomis as deputy executive director, effective immediately. A native of Colorado Springs and a graduate of Colorado State University, Pomis will be responsible for leading the nonprofit organization’s local operations in Colorado Springs. Newspaper launched The Mountaintop Journal, a faith-based monthly newspaper based in… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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Karen King joined ADD STAFF as a staffing manager. King has a bachelor of arts degree from California State University. Melinda Jackson joins the sales and catering team at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center. Her hotel knowledge and experiences include operations, catering convention services and group sales for Marriott, Hilton, IHG and independent… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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Kudos – August 1, 2014

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North Colorado Springs Rotary honors Nordhausen as outstanding member The North Colorado Springs Rotary Club presented Lloyd Nordhausen with the William L. Smith Award (Outstanding Rotarian of the Year) for 2013-2014. Nordhausen, a Rotarian since 1991, was recognized for his organization and quiet attention to detail. His persistence and dedication have helped the North Colorado… Continue Reading Kudos – August 1, 2014

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People on the Move – August 1, 2014

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Ent Federal Credit Union announced the hiring of Dave McAfee as its military relationship manager. McAfee retired as a chief master sergeant with 30 years of Air Force service and most recently was squadron superintendent, 21st Force Support Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base. He has a bachelor’s degree in technical management from DeVry University,… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 1, 2014

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