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Interstate checking moving into digital age

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Federal requirements have kept the banking industry in the Stone Age when it comes to high technology, particularly in the area of interstate check transactions. However, a change is a stone’s throw away as Check 21 – the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act – takes effect in the United States on Oct. 28.… Continue Reading Interstate checking moving into digital age

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The Chamber Nonprofit Partnership has seceded from its big brother, the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, changed its name to Pikes Peak Nonprofit Partnership and relocated to the Pikes Peak United Way building at 518 N. Nevada Ave. The 15-year partnership with the Springs chamber ends on a high note, as relayed by chamber… Continue Reading Nonprofit partnership splits from Springs chamber

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Women's business group supports DVERT program

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Domestic violence results in the loss of eight million days of paid work or the equivalent of 32,114 full-time jobs each year in the United States. The estimated cost of health care related to domestic violence injuries is $4.1 billion, according to Domestic Violence: Make it Your Business at www.makeityourbusiness.org. Domestic Violence: Make it Your… Continue Reading Women's business group supports DVERT program

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News First 5/30 presents marketing expert

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Jim Doyle is a 27-year veteran of the advertising and broadcasting business and a nationally acclaimed speaker. He owned an advertising agency and was part owner of a radio station. In 1994, at the invitation of the U.S. government, Doyle consulted for a new radio and TV station in Lithuania. He has produced several audio… Continue Reading News First 5/30 presents marketing expert

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Sanchez on leading edge of technology

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* Name: Gene Sanchez * Organization: Zehcnas Inc. * Position: President and CEO * Hometown: One foot in Chama, CO. (San Luis Valley), One foot in Colorado Springs, CO. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 30-plus Years * Education: Associate’s degree from El Paso Community College, 11 years active and reserve duty… Continue Reading Sanchez on leading edge of technology

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Colorado Springs Technology Incubator President Gary Markle has experienced what he hopes many of the incubator’s newly hatched business startups eventually realize: growth and the need to move into a larger space. On July 7, the incubator moved to University Office Park at 1867 Austin Bluffs, occupying, along with six incubator protégés, 4,000 of the… Continue Reading Tech Incubator to grow beyond new locale (7417)

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In 1980, John Weiss graced the cover of The Atlantic Monthly and was featured on television news programs 60 Minutes and 20/20. He was only 24. Weiss made an impression on society at an early age, and he continues to do so in Colorado Springs as publisher of The Independent, a locally-owned weekly newspaper. On… Continue Reading Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year Award Winners: John Weiss, Publisher of The Independent

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Flood of tech jobs could revitalize economy

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When the world’s largest computer-chip maker announced last month that it would shell out nearly $400 million to upgrade its Colorado Springs plant, technical workers may have breathed a collective sigh of relief-is that a light at the end of a very long tunnel? It could be, if spending at two microchip manufacturing companies indicates… Continue Reading Flood of tech jobs could revitalize economy

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The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has advised consumers to review credit account bills and statements carefully for fees and charges that appear to be unreasonable or excessive. The Uniform Consumer Credit Code is the state law that limits fees and charges that can be added to consumer credit transactions. The Attorney General’s Office, through the… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Warning: excessive fees on consumer credit transactions (7426)

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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 by email which will be forwarded to the Colorado Springs Business Journal for weekly publication. LIST 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT DATE NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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