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Tis the season … for flu and common colds

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When the malady is a common cold, the 24-hour flu or bronchitis, forget the dose of amoxicillin. In the long run, Mom’s homemade chicken noodle soup may be the best overall cure for illnesses caused by viruses. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has launched a campaign – “Get Smart Colorado” to educate… Continue Reading Tis the season … for flu and common colds

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Today’s article is the continuation of a series that explores how to conduct a successful golf tournament for non-profit, charity, corporate or any other non-professional golf event. These articles should be considered a precursor for golf tournament planner’s training seminars to be held during the next three months at Colorado Springs area golf courses. The… Continue Reading Budgeting finances for a successful golf tournament

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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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Long on generosity, but short on cash?

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Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Many charities are counting on the generosity of the holiday season to bring in a significant portion of their contributions revenue. But even if you’re not able to give as much as you would like this year, you may wish to consider “alternative” giving possibilities. “You certainly want to… Continue Reading Long on generosity, but short on cash?

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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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People on the Move

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Lisa Phelps has joined Security Service Federal Credit Union as vice president of human resources. She has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Eric Jackson has joined Strategic Financial Partners as a financial representative. He specializes in wealth accumulation, and retirement, estate and business planning. Phil DeBoalt has joined Strategic… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Employment Outlook 2005: The glass is half full

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By Stephanie Cline Staff Reporter To everyone in the business world, there’s hope. The New Year is just around the corner and the employed and unemployed alike have a great deal to look forward to. With more companies looking to expand and hire new employees in 2005, business confidence is on the upswing. Optimism among… Continue Reading Employment Outlook 2005: The glass is half full

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To everyone in the business world, there’s hope. The New Year is just around the corner and the employed and unemployed alike have a great deal to look forward to. With more companies looking to expand and hire new employees in 2005, business confidence is on the upswing. Optimism among small firms has risen to… Continue Reading Employment Outlook 2005: The glass is half full (7829)

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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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