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In celebration of the August “dog days of summer,” a national independent watchdog group, Charity Navigator, awarded the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region with a four-star rating for its fiscal management. The rating is the highest honor that the largest U.S. charity evaluator presents to nonprofit organizations. Each year, since its inception in… Continue Reading Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region gets four stars

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On Monday, August 30th the Classic Homes Golf tournament to benefit Silver Key Senior Services was held at the Country Club of Colorado. A field of 128 golfers played 18 holes under partly cloudy skies. The event raised in excess of $30,000. Randy Gradishar, a former linebacker with the Denver Broncos, played in the tournament… Continue Reading Golf tournament raises more than $30,000 for Silver Key

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People on the Move

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Paul Matthew S. Logsdon M.D. has joined Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers. He specializes in medical oncology and hematology. Wendel P. Torres of Alliance General Contractors LLC has been invited to participate in a Congressional roundtable discussion about small business issues on Sept. 8 in Washington, D.C. He was chosen by the SBA to represent small… Continue Reading People on the Move

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County will pave rural roads for a price

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Matt Dunston lives on a cul-de-sac in Bent Tree III, a subdivision near Monument, in unincorporated El Paso County. The 10 homes on Scarsbrook Court are valued at about $750,000 each, Dunston said. However, the gravel road at the end of all the driveways deterred from the property values, and the homeowners were tired of… Continue Reading County will pave rural roads for a price

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Boe sees opportunities, growth on horizon

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* Name: Kathy Boe * Organization: Boecore Inc. * Position: President & CEO * Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 15 years * Education: BS Management, Pepperdine University, AA General Studies, Moorpark College * A few words about your company: Boecore was founded in 2000 and has approximately… Continue Reading Boe sees opportunities, growth on horizon

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Antler Creek Golf Course opens

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At 8,165 yards, the 18-hole course is the second longest in the United States and the third longest in the world. The prairie dunes style course was designed by golf course architect Rick Phelps of Richard M. Phelps Ltd. and is owned by Meridian Ranch & Woodman Hills Developments. The facility is being managed by… Continue Reading Antler Creek Golf Course opens

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Accolades luncheon honors women in business

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On Aug. 26, Colorado Springs women and a few men celebrated women’s accomplishments in business at the 10th annual Accolades luncheon, sponsored by the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. The more than 200 women and men who gathered at the Broadmoor’s Rocky Mountain Ballroom listened to keynote speaker Audrey Nelson discuss the differences between… Continue Reading Accolades luncheon honors women in business

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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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Tournament Planners Seminar coming soon

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I have been very fortunate to assist 45 tournaments in Colorado Springs this golf season and it’s not over yet. I moved my family to the area in 1988 when the metropolitan area population was 350,000. The last census bumped that figure up to 502,000. New golf courses are opening and the influx of golfers… Continue Reading Tournament Planners Seminar coming soon

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Survival rates for women-owned businesses

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There are an estimated 10.6 million privately-held business in the United States that are wholly or partially owned by women. The National Women’s Business Council says that black women are majority owners in an estimated 365,110 privately held U.S. firms. They own more than one-third of all black-owned businesses and more than one-third of all… Continue Reading Survival rates for women-owned businesses

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