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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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People on the Move

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Lori Book, M.D., has joined Colorado Springs Health Partners P.C. She has completed a fellowship in endocrinology, metabolism and clinical nutrition as well as a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. Patrick Bultema has been appointed CEO of XAware Inc. He most recently served as CEO of FrontRange Solutions. Joe Belzer has joined Re/Max… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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Consumer Alert: Shady telemarketer gives

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The Council of Better Business Bureaus Inc. has issued a national alert to warn businesses about telemarketers posing as BBB employees. The callers generally claim to be phoning about a BBB complaint or to “update” BBB files. They attempt to solicit information that is not normally required in order to conduct business with or be… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Shady telemarketer gives

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Wonnett's focus is making UCCS meaningful

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* Name: Robert Wonnett * Organization: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs * Position: Dean of Students * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 25 years * Education: B.S., M.S. University of Colorado-Boulder; MPA University of Colorado at Denver; J.D. University of Denver and currently completing a Ph.D. in… Continue Reading Wonnett's focus is making UCCS meaningful

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Ever wonder how city government works? Think you have a pretty good idea, but would like to know more? Forty Colorado Springs residents will get the opportunity for total immersion into the workings of the city beginning September 8. Applications are being accepted for the City of Colorado Springs 2004 “Citizens Academy.” The eight-week program… Continue Reading Program helps residents grasp city government

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Event exceeds goal by $20,000

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More than 200 people on 19 teams got together earlier this month to participate in the 2nd Annual PeakCo Challenge. The two-day event raised $70,000 (including in-kind contributions) to support programs at the Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region. The participants battled it out in events ranging from an obstacle course to… Continue Reading Event exceeds goal by $20,000

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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 July 30 8 a.m. Shotgun medal play, Rocky Mountain State Games Non-Profit Golf Tournament,… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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