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Prizes and awards make tournaments sparkle

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Today’s article is the seventh in a series that explore how to conduct a successful golf tournament for non-profit, charity, corporate or any other non-professional golf event. In depth information will be presented at golf tournament planning seminars to be held over the next two months at Colorado Springs area golf courses. The next class… Continue Reading Prizes and awards make tournaments sparkle

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The anatomy of a hole in one

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John K. Darling SeniorFriendlyGolf.com The day was Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005. The place was the three-par 184-yard 14th hole at Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Mesquite, Nev. The temperature was in the 30s and the wind gusts were in excess of 50 mph. The player was John K. Darling, Founder of SeniorFriendlyGolf. His witnesses included… Continue Reading The anatomy of a hole in one

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Manufacturing gaining ground

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About to enter its third year in existence, the Colorado Springs Manufacturers Task Force continues to build momentum in the community. Jo Ann “Miabella” Galvan is the principal of JAG Consulting Group and one of the founders of the task force, which originated under the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. in January 2003. The… Continue Reading Manufacturing gaining ground

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With beauty comes responsibility

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Colorado will never have the lush, rolling green landscapes of the Appalachians. Colorado, for that matter, will never have the abundant water supply of many states in the nation. Like it or not, this is a semi-arid environment. The natural beauty of Colorado, however, is undoubtedly of a majestic variety. As more people continue to… Continue Reading With beauty comes responsibility

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Airport beefing up volunteer programs

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With the relentless surge of people, the voices on the loudspeakers and flight delays, the airport can be a pretty stressful place. For travelers who are new to Colorado Springs, or for anyone looking to learn more about the city, the information booth at the Colorado Springs Airport will soon be able to provide a… Continue Reading Airport beefing up volunteer programs

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Build and they will come. It’s an old saying that is questionable to some – arguable to many. However, create and build from a vision that embraces the heart and soul of the land and its history, and they will come – quickly. Chuck Englund personifies the architect and contractor who blends the past with… Continue Reading Somewhere over the rainbow … is a brand new Manitou

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Partners for senior health concerns

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At a press conference on Jan. 11, B.J. Scott, president and chief executive officer of Peak Vista Community Health Centers, announced that “after a long dating period” the relationship between Peak Vista and Penrose – St. Francis Health Services has culminated in marriage. The other half of the relationship, Rick O’Connell, president and chief executive… Continue Reading Partners for senior health concerns

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Better Business Bureau Want to get less junk mail in 2005? It’s just a click or a phone call away! A new Web site and phone number brought to the BBB of Southern Colorado’s attention may worry careful consumers, but in fact it is legitimate. The Web site, www.optoutprescreen.com, put out by the Consumer Data… Continue Reading Web site for 'Opt-Out' of junk mailings is legitimate

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Identifying and securing tournament sponsors

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By John K. Darling Founder, SeniorFriendlyGolf Today’s article is the sixth in a series that explores how to conduct a successful golf tournament for non-profit, charity, corporate or any other non-professional golf event. In-depth information will be presented at golf tournament planning seminars to be held during the next two months at Colorado Springs area… Continue Reading Identifying and securing tournament sponsors

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IRS simplifies unemployment filing schedule

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The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will require federal unemployment tax (FUTA) deposits only when employers’ accumulated FUTA taxes exceed $500. The prior threshold had been $100, requiring substantially more frequent deposits. Since the maximum annual FUTA tax liability per employee is only $56, employers with eight or fewer employees will be relieved… Continue Reading IRS simplifies unemployment filing schedule

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