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Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs Give the gift of hope to thousands by cleaning out your closet and garage and donating your gently used items to charity. Uncle Sam will give you a tax break for doing so. Donors interested in claiming tax deductions should keep itemized lists of their donations. The Internal Revenue Service… Continue Reading Make the most of year-end giving through smart donating

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Saving downtown from the wrecking ball

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” Name: A. Scott Long ” Organization: ASL Properties LLC ” Position: Owner ” Hometown: Colorado Springs ” How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 56 years ” Education: Cheyenne Mountain High School; Colorado State University – 3 ½ years ” A few words about your company: I started the company in November 2000… Continue Reading Saving downtown from the wrecking ball

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Trinity Communications looking to grow

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* Name: Peter R. Marky * Organization: Trinity Communications LLC * Position: Owner, president * Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Seven years * Education: Commercial Business School of Zurich, similar to an MBA. Graduated from Insurance School of London, England. * A few words about your company: Trinity… Continue Reading Trinity Communications looking to grow

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People on the Move

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Marion L. Leggett has joined First Community Bank as vice president of cash management for Colorado. She previously served as vice president/downtown branch manager, as well as cash manager and marketing director, for Colorado State Bank and Trust. Gina James has been named program manager of the Dependency and Neglect Division at CASA of the… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Winning contracts: Quality beats price

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Price is not the No.1 priority when U.S. firms are awarding $1 million or more in contracts for outside services. Price is not even among the top-10 most important reasons that companies choose a supplier or provider. In a survey of 700 worldwide executives, with 30 U.S. executives responding, price ranked the lowest among bid… Continue Reading Winning contracts: Quality beats price

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When someone is convicted of a felony, they are most likely headed straight to prison. Convicted felons have concrete walls, crowded cells and limited privacy to look forward to. Months and years behind bars are months and years without employment, paying taxes or giving back to the community. And keeping someone in prison doesn’t come… Continue Reading A cost-effective, rehabilitative alternative to prison

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The Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated its 25th Anniversary during its Annual Dinner on Dec. 2 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. More than 350 guests and members of the bureau were in attendance. Terry Sullivan, president and CEO of the bureau, led the night’s events, which included the presentation of a special video… Continue Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau 25th Anniversary and Annual Dinner

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Successful tournaments don't simply happen

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Editor’s Note: This is part one of a series of articles, which will encompass the work required of golf tournament committees to conduct successful golf events. By John K. Darling Founder of SeniorFriendlyGolf Successful golf events begin with the chairman. Regardless of the type of tournament, the chairman is Numero Uno. This person must recruit… Continue Reading Successful tournaments don't simply happen

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Flying over head … or flying overhead?

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Flight for Life, the medical air aviation system for Centura Health, which is the Penrose-St. Francis Health Services’ parent company, has been transporting critically ill and injured residents of southern Colorado for 21 years. When it’s not in use, the Flight for Life helicopter is grounded at Penrose Main. Come early 2005, city-owned Memorial Hospital… Continue Reading Flying over head … or flying overhead?

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O'Connell proud of hospital's recognition

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* Name: Rick O’Connell * Organization: Penrose-St. Francis Health Services * Position: President and CEO * Hometown: I’m from a military family and have lived all over the world. I was born in Fort Worth, Texas. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Five and a half years. * Education: I have a… Continue Reading O'Connell proud of hospital's recognition

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