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Celebrate Technology: Corporate Citizenship

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Community-minded Intel works at volunteering Judy Cara said Intel’s corporate mission statement includes always being a “great place to work.” Apparently part of being a great place to work includes employing the sort of people who volunteer in the community. “Volunteers have made a huge difference in some of the projects they have undertaken. Employees… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Corporate Citizenship

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Celebrate Technology: Entrepreneur of the Year:

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Carmichael ‘trains right’ Chris Carmichael caught his first glimpse of the technology field in the early 1990s. As head coach at USA Cycling, he discovered that coaching cyclists from a remote location was a challenge. Carmichael realized he would need to find a technology that could help coaches provide athletes with their prescribed, personal workouts.… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Entrepreneur of the Year:

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Wage survey results released

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The Mountain States Employers Council has released the results of its Wage Projection Survey for 2005. Overall, things are looking good for workers in the Pikes Peak region. According to the survey results, projected wage increases will average 3.3 percent, up from a projected 3 percent for 2004. “Typically when there’s an anticipation of wage… Continue Reading Wage survey results released

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Celebrate Technology: Rising Star

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Configuresoft sells security, solutions Alex Goldstein said he admires Mike O’Dell. O’Dell, the vice president of research and development at UUNET Technologies Inc., a national-scale IP network operator, is also known as a UNIX luminary. O’Dell has been an Internet pioneer of sorts since 1980, when he worked on ARPAnet-the precursor to the Internet-at the… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Rising Star

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U.S. authority on the Middle East hits town

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Les Janka says that Michael Moore’s movie, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” (which “beats up on the Saudi oil situation,”) the general media bashing of the Saudis and a government-restricted visa program following the Sept. 11 terrorist acts have caused strained relationships between Saudi Arabia and the United States. Janka, a former White House staff member, is in… Continue Reading U.S. authority on the Middle East hits town

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People on the Move

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Jesse Moore has been appointed vice president in the commercial banking division of American National Bank. He previously was a commercial relationship manager in business banking. Joel Midkiff has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, Colorado’s state chamber. He is general manager of Sinton Dairy.… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Colorado: resource friendly for exporters

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Foreign trade appears to be trending well for U.S. and Colorado companies. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, exports for July totaled $95 billion, a $2.8-billion or 3 percent increase from June. Exports increased year-to-date by 12.7 percent for a total $656 billion compared to 2003, during which more than $1 trillion was recorded… Continue Reading Colorado: resource friendly for exporters

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Ambulance service clash

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For the past 25 years, the city of Colorado Springs’ emergency transport services have been privatized through an agreement with the El Paso County Emergency Services Agency, a quasi-governmental collaboration of fire districts, the city and the county. In 1997, American Medical Response won the contract through a competitive request for proposal process. AMR is… Continue Reading Ambulance service clash

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Gazette publisher ready to face challenges

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Robert Burdick has only been the publisher of The Gazette for a couple of weeks, but he likes what he’s seen so far, and he seems ready for whatever challenges running El Paso County’s only major daily newspaper might present. “I think any newspaper or any business should view itself as an entity that’s evolving,”… Continue Reading Gazette publisher ready to face challenges

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Ginnett in the business of developing leads

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* Name: Robert Ginnett * Organization: Center for Creative Leadership * Position: Senior Fellow * Hometown: Camp Springs, Md. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since March 1980. * Education: Too much. BA, Psychology, University of Maryland; MBA, University of Utah; MA, Organizational Behavior, Yale University; M.Phil. Organizational Behavior, Yale University; Ph.D.… Continue Reading Ginnett in the business of developing leads

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