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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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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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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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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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Holiday shoppers crowded the small shop in the Citadel Mall Sunday afternoon. Signs reading “Retirement” and “Quitting business” were hung overhead, heralding the end of an era. After 47 years in business, Swiss Miss owner Tom Dugdale and his wife Pepper have decided to call it a day for their two shops. Collectors in Colorado… Continue Reading Final days of the popular collector boutique Swiss Miss

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Steve Bigari owns about 12 McDonald’s in town, and, although the fast-food giant is associated with burgers, fries and chocolate shakes (give or take a few salads), franchisor Bigari is one of the many Colorado Springs business, government and nonprofit leaders addressing impeding local and state health care issues. On Dec. 2 at the World… Continue Reading What do McDonald's, health care reform have in common?

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Job loss has personal impact

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An unemployed man in the aisle of a grocery store was carrying a screaming toddler. In a very calm, quiet voice he said, “Don’t scream Jimmy&Don’t yell; be calm, Jimmy&” Admiring the way he handled the stress, someone stopped to compliment him on dealing with his child, Jimmy. The man replied, “But I’m Jimmy.” Behavioral… Continue Reading Job loss has personal impact

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People on the Move

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Deborah Helton has joined Biggs Kofford & Co., P.C. She has a master’s degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis from Colorado State University at Pueblo. Bill Majure has received the Warren Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado PGA. He has been director of golf at The Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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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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