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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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Weighing in on health care costs issues

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Democratic presidential and vice-presidential candidates John Kerry and John Edwards, if elected, plan to cut health care premiums up to $1,000, reimburse businesses 75 percent of the costs of employee-related catastrophic illnesses or injuries, cut insurance administrative costs about 25 percent, reduce malpractice costs by preventing frivolous lawsuits, improve the health care delivery system and… Continue Reading Weighing in on health care costs issues

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Marketing message the same as always

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The brain has room to absorb only so much information, and the key to a business owner’s competitive edge in a market that is saturated with thousands of daily electronic and print-driven messages is making certain one’s name is conspicuously filed in the consumer’s head. Albeit simple, repetition and focus in advertising was Jim Doyle’s… Continue Reading Marketing message the same as always

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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 NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even though it may not… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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People on the Move

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Karen Ballek Ph.D. is the first public member at -larger to be selected to the Board of Directors of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She is a senior consultant with Effectiveness Associates. Mike Snider has joined Peak Broadband as service manager. He has worked in telecommunications in Colorado Springs for the past four years.… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Clark sees technology making banking better

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* Name: Iris Clark * Organization: Key Bank * Position: Vice president, Business Banking * Hometown: Pueblo, CO * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Seven years * Education: Master’s degree in management, BA biology, chemistry * A few words about your company: Key Bank is rapidly becoming established as the business banking… Continue Reading Clark sees technology making banking better

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Bikers, city look for compromise

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“We wanna be free to ride our machines without being hassled by the Man.” – Peter Fonda in the 1966 film The Wild Angels Andy Anderson looks like a biker. Gray hair skims his shoulders, and well-worn jeans are his uniform at The Coffee Warehouse, which he has owned for 18 months. His frankness, his… Continue Reading Bikers, city look for compromise

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