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Attention Golf Committee Tournament Chairmen and Coordinators: to list your tournament access http://www.SeniorFriendlyGolf.com, complete the list request at the bottom of the tournament list, and submit online. The Colorado Springs Business Journal will publish the listings weekly. LIST YOUR 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT DATE NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even though it may… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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People on the Move

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Meredith Arndt has received the 2004 Rookie of the Year Award from The Public Relations Society of America Colorado Chapter. She is a public relations assistant account manager at PRACO Public Relations and Advertising Co. Jason Bishop has been hired as a mortgage consultant by Vectra Bank Colorado. He previously worked with Wells Fargo’s Home… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Golden-touch entrepreneur coming to town

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By all accounts (Web site accounts, that is), Guy Kawasaki is enterprising and entertaining, focused and all over the place, and technically minded and creative. His Web bio catalogs Kawasaki as an evangelist, an entrepreneur, an investment banker, a venture capitalist, an author and a speaker. Which should make for an interesting speech when the… Continue Reading Golden-touch entrepreneur coming to town

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* Name: Tex Stuart. Actually it’s Nelson Stuart III, but my Texas grandmother thought that was too pompous. * Organization: Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group * Position: General manager * Hometown: Glen Ridge, New Jersey * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 2 ½ years * Education: University of Minnesota: journalism with a… Continue Reading Military's economic impact greater than many think

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New Online Application for SBA's 8(a) Program

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has an electronic online application that will make it easier, faster and less expensive for small companies to apply for 8(a) Business Development and Small Disadvantaged Business certification directly from SBA’s Web site. SBA Administrator Hector V. Barreto said the automated application will substantially reduce the time and cost burdens… Continue Reading New Online Application for SBA's 8(a) Program

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The loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States is intensified by what the Colorado Springs Manufacturing Task Force refers to as “the decrease of U.S. preeminence in technology” and the number of students seeking engineering and science degrees. According to the August task force summary, in 1999, there were 220,000 bachelor’s degrees conferred in… Continue Reading Manufacturers must market their business and products

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Economic forecasters don’t have a crystal ball nor do they predict the economic ebb and flow with tarot cards. They rely on a bit of common sense and plenty of what they refer to as “economic indicators.” And 2005 economic indicators appear to be a mixed bag, with a few clouds lingering amid bluer skies… Continue Reading Economic forecast '05: The good, the bad and the ugly

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People on the Move

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Steven F. Cutter CLU, ChFC, MSFS, MSM, has joined Strategic Financial Partners as vice president advanced planning. He specializes in business continuation, executive compensation, retirement plan design and estate planning. Robert A. “Bob” Paydo MBA has joined Strategic Financial Partners as a financial representative. He specializes in financial planning for people with disabilities and special… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Lieutenant governor addresses chamber women

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Lt. Gov. Jane Norton spoke at the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council luncheon on Sept. 22. Addressing an audience of more than 200 – both genders, Norton drew parallels between women in business and women in government. “We have a lot in common,” she said. “The majority of women legislators –… Continue Reading Lieutenant governor addresses chamber women

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Tri-Lakes Business Expo

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The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce held its fourth annual business exposition Sept. 21 at the Pine Crest Event Center in Palmer Lake. Unexpected snowfall did not dampen the spirits of the 75 booth participants and the people who wandered through the lodge-like setting to peruse the businesses. “Each year this event continues to grow,” said… Continue Reading Tri-Lakes Business Expo

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