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Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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Colorado College students and faculty shell out a lot of cash for pizza. They also spend a great deal on other goods and services. According to a study conducted by two CC economists, the school contributes about $110 million to the local economy each year in expenditures by students, staff, visitors, retirees and conference guests.… Continue Reading Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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Bells won’t be ringing in front of Albertson’s and Target this year. Both companies have nixed the Salvation Army holiday red kettle program, which means an 18-to-20 percent loss of revenue for the local organization, said Tim Leigh, Salvation Army advisory board member. “The kettle campaign is our biggest fundraiser of the year,” he said.… Continue Reading Salvation Army red kettles get ousted from area retailers

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People on the Move

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Chastity J. Barker has joined The Haskins Law Firm. She is a recent graduate of the University of Denver Law School. Gina J. Rogers has joined The Haskins Law Firm. She is a recent graduate of the University of Denver Law School. Robert Reed has joined the Antlers Hilton as executive chef. He has nearly… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Rocky Mountain pride, triple-distilled

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Shaken or stirred, Colorado Premium Vodka is making its way into drinks around the state. The vodka, which hit restaurants and liquor store shelves during the summer, is produced by Colorado Spirits Corp. and is now in its second round of production. “It’s going so well that we’ve had to speed up our production,” said… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain pride, triple-distilled

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Details make a difference in office courtesy

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Ever forget to say good morning to coworkers? Ever forget to turn off a cell phone during a meeting? Most businesspeople have been guilty of such seemingly minor offenses, but taking a moment or two each day to say something nice, compliment a colleague or lend a hand can make a world of difference. Forty… Continue Reading Details make a difference in office courtesy

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First Springs manufacturing workshop a success

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Manufacturing is America’s core industry. No one can argue its weight, especially now as the country observes the plight of at-risk Americans as the health care community scrambles to provide flu vaccines. The scarcity of flu vaccines is a manufacturing question – an issue related to manufacturing, said Bill Canis, the executive director of the… Continue Reading First Springs manufacturing workshop a success

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Richard and Linda Pankratz have watched the seeds of a dream grow and bear fruits of success not only for the artist and his family, but also for a town and a community of Colorado and national artists. And now the seed has matured to fruition and spawned new growth as Richard Pankratz takes his… Continue Reading Artist studio renovation benefits Monument economy

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Celebrate Technology: Venture Capital Builder

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Sequel Venture Partners boosts start-up tech firms Sequel Venture Partners provides the fuel, but it’s entrepreneurs who build the engine. “It’s not about us, it’s about the entrepreneur. Our philosophy is to provide them with capital and help them succeed,” said Tim Connor, one of five partners at the Boulder venture capital firm. “A business… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Venture Capital Builder

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With an annual revenue of $2.52 billion (a 22 percent increase over last year) and a net income of $133 million for fiscal year 2004, Harris Corp. is a technology giant. On Oct. 6, the Melbourne, Fla.-based corporation announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based Encoda Systems Holdings Inc., a global… Continue Reading Technology powerhouse acquires Colorado media solutions provider

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Celebrate Technology: Front Range Innovation

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LeftHand Networks creates, innovates storage solutions There are three reasons that CEO Bill Chambers tells people that his company is named LeftHand Networks Inc. Chambers is a southpaw. The office of LeftHand Networks sits in the shadow of Boulder Valley, which is kind of like the left hand of infamous Silicon Valley. But the true… Continue Reading Celebrate Technology: Front Range Innovation

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