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It's not just a round of golf at tournaments

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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 will… Continue Reading It's not just a round of golf at tournaments

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Kelly constantly stays focused on selling

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* Name: Nancy Kelly * Organization: Syntrak International * Position: Managing director * Hometown: Traverse City, Mich. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 21 years * Education: BA – Michigan State, MA – University of Washington, studied German at the University of Wurzburg in Germany * A few words about your company:… Continue Reading Kelly constantly stays focused on selling

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People on the Move

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Brett Rice has joined The Ornamental Man as sales manager. He has more than 19 years of experience in the steel business. Matt Derr has joined Merrick & Co. as a design engineer. He is a registered professional engineer and a member of ASCE. Tara McGowan has joined Merrick & Co. as a design engineer.… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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Women entrepreneurs in good company

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Businesswomen in the West will soon converge in Denver to receive tips, inspiration and education. On Feb. 9 the Colorado Small Business Administration and the Denver chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will host the “In Good Company” conference at the Denver Adam’s Mark Hotel. The conference is the first of its… Continue Reading Women entrepreneurs in good company

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Midwest Italian franchise opens in Colorado

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In 1959, Sam Mancino Sr. came home from his job at Uniroyal and told his wife he never wanted to work for someone else again. How would he support his five children, she asked. Mancino told her he was opening a pizza joint. Little did she know that every weekend when he was supposedly hanging… Continue Reading Midwest Italian franchise opens in Colorado

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Better Business Bureau The possibility was frightening to cell phone customers. By creating a 411 directory assistance service for cell phone numbers, cell numbers could get in the hands of telemarketers. Just like that the urban myth was born. The urban myth went out over e-mail. One claimed that beginning January 2005 all cell phone… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Cell phone users fall for urban myth e-mail

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Wilburn focuses on the battle of the bulge

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* Name: Derrick Wilburn * Organization: Wholly Fit, Personal & Corporate Fitness Services * Position: President * Hometown: Chicago, Ill. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Three years * Education: B.S. in economics; B.S. in marketing; MBA in marketing * A few words about your company: We are a full service provider… Continue Reading Wilburn focuses on the battle of the bulge

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SBA's loan programs receive significant boost

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President George W. Bush has signed legislation making more than $21 billion available to small businesses through the Small Business Administration’s two main loan programs. The legislation also reauthorizes the agency’s programs and provides a $580 million budget for fiscal year 2005. The SBA’s flagship 7(a) loan guarantee program was boosted to a $16 billion… Continue Reading SBA's loan programs receive significant boost

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