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Out of the home, into the office

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When someone works from home, the biggest barrier to expanding a business often is finding a quiet, affordable office space. But moving a home-based business into an office isn’t for everyone. “For one thing, you want to have something close, so you’re not spending all your time commuting,” said Larry Stimpert, a business professor at… Continue Reading Out of the home, into the office

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In the same year that the 75-year-old Colorado Springs Symphony went dark, the inaugural year of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra was a financial success-in the black and even boasting a modest cash surplus. The Symphony, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2003, and then Chapter 7 bankruptcy a few months later, reemerged… Continue Reading Springs Philharmonic tunes up for a 2nd season

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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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People on the Move

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Pikes Peak Community College students Pete Courage, Jerome Limoge and Matt Najdzion won the gold medal in Automated Manufacturing Technology at the national Skills USA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Championships. The competition requires students to take a concept from a rough engineering sketch to reality in eight hours. Donna M Skudlarek has joined the… Continue Reading People on the Move

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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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A staff report Safety improvements have been completed to the Interstate 25/Woodmen Road interchange, but road work along the I-25 corridor in the Pikes Peak region is far from over, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The improvements at the Woodmen interchange cost $31 million and began in winter 2001 and were completed within… Continue Reading CDOT completes interchange reconstruction project

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Vessey works both ends of entertaimnment

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* Name: Donna Vessey * Organization: Donna Vessey Entertainment * Position: CEO * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 30 years * Education: “The Second City,” Chicago, Ill., and “Arvada Center for Performing Arts,” Arvada, Colo., as well as nursing school. As an entertainer they tell you: “Never give… Continue Reading Vessey works both ends of entertaimnment

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New technology for quick response

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The smaller the better; the quicker the better; the more integrated, the better; how much better can it get? Technology companies cannot afford to look the other way for even a brief moment because a competitor will steal the thunder with something new and better in an equally brief moment. Some companies are hard to… Continue Reading New technology for quick response

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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 28 Dos Amigos Golf Tournament Colorado Springs Country Club (719) 475-9936 Marsha DeLorey… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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