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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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Immigration Web site saves time, wages

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Employers who count on workers with green cards will be pleased with a new system adopted by the offices of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. In the past, immigrants, family members and U.S. citizens as well have encountered long lines in Denver waiting for an appointment with an immigration officer. Many immigrants living outside Denver… Continue Reading Immigration Web site saves time, wages

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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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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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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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