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People on the Move

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Troy R. Olsen has been appointed a partner at Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP. He is an associate in the Colorado Springs office where his practice emphasizes defense litigation. Clay Blyth has joined Re/Max Properties Inc. as a broker associate in the Monument office. He is the former president and CEO of Colorado Recreation Corp.… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Business Symposium focuses on networking

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The information age is forever changing the climate of the business community. Keeping up with the issues and the trends is daunting to busy managers and business owners. Rocky Scott, the president and chief executive officer of the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp., said the business atmosphere is a “complex world with more information… Continue Reading Business Symposium focuses on networking

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Csintyan sees the value in each membership

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* Name: Dave Csintyan * Organization: Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce * Position: Executive vice president * Hometown: Flint, Mich. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Five years total – two different stints * Education: BA, University of Michigan, Flint College; MA, Central Michigan University, Naval Command and Staff College and… Continue Reading Csintyan sees the value in each membership

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Chamber and BBB form member partnership

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In most cities, chambers of commerce and better business bureaus are competing for members. Not so in Colorado Springs. The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado have unified to bring a joint membership package to the business community. The venture is a first-of-its-kind in the country, said… Continue Reading Chamber and BBB form member partnership

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Sleepless in America

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You snooze, you lose. It’s the 21st century mantra as many Americans espouse a high-living, fast-track, buzzing and humming lifestyle. The business owner, the corporate executive, the manager, the professional — many are burning the candle at both ends. No one wants to miss a beat. However, medical experts agree: America is sleep deprived. Dr.… Continue Reading Sleepless in America

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The Colorado Springs Business Journal will continue to sponsor golf tournament planning seminars throughout the winter until spring play begins. Sessions will be held at area golf courses beginning Dec. 7 at Antler Creek, 9650 Antler Creek Drive, eight miles east of Powers off Woodman Road. The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce will continue to… Continue Reading Golf tournament planning seminar slated for Antler Creek

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Did you see the monster pumpkins at Silver Key Senior Services’ Pumpkin-thon? Something you may not know is that the monster pumpkin growers originated this event in 1998 to raise money for Silver Key. Richard Plush was the coordinator of the event at that time. This year the three winners of the largest pumpkins were… Continue Reading Monster pumpkins help Silver Key Senior Services raise funds

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Apartment sale a back-channel deal (7682)

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A 374-unit apartment complex located at 3802 Half Turn Road, just south of Austin Bluffs Drive and Academy Boulevard, sold in August for $9.5 million. The Westree Apartments had not been listed on the real estate market, but the owners did not have the funds to keep things going and maintain the complex, said Gary… Continue Reading Apartment sale a back-channel deal (7682)

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Builders rally to help local teen and his family

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After spending a summer at Craig Hospital in Denver, Jeremy Lanosga is ready to come home. However, before the 17-year-old can reunite with his mother and four siblings in Colorado Springs, the family house near Garden of the Gods needs an extensive remodel to accommodate Jeremy’s new physical needs. Through HBA Cares, a Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Builders rally to help local teen and his family

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Bartering becomes a modern day career

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They traded cows, skins, horses, tobacco, sugar, corn and probably jugs of whiskey in exchange for whatever goods they needed. From the Native Americans to the early settlers, bartering was the staple of the American economy before the invention of paper money in the 18th century. Although the dollar is the standard form of trade… Continue Reading Bartering becomes a modern day career

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