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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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People on the Move

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David L. Parker has been appointed vice president of The Bank at Broadmoor. He has more than 35 years of experience, including working for United Bank, Norwest Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Dr. Marijane Axtell Paulsen has joined Colorado Technical University as vice president of academic affairs. She has 32 years of experience working for… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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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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The U.S. Small Business Administration has implemented a new policy that enables the federal government to more accurately monitor contract awards when a small business is purchased or merged with a large business through the process of novation. The new policy requires a business to recertify itself as small for federal contracts transferred to it… Continue Reading SBA implements new small business contracting policy

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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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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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