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Tens of thousands of dollars in technology donations from corporations are responsible for an influx of computer equipment at the Urban League of the Pikes Peak Region, and at Falcon School District 49. Hewlett-Packard donated upwards of $70,000 to the Urban League. The grant allowed the group to purchase four units and a server, as… Continue Reading Corporate donations help teach a younger generation

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People on the Move

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Linda Christopherson has joined Prudential Professional Realtors as an agent. She is president and founder of CHRIS Consulting LLC and has taught business courses locally and internationally as an adjunct professor. Richard Newman, a CPA with Sanden, Seltzer & Anderson P.C., has earned an Accredited in Business Valuation designation from the American Institute of Certified… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Let’s do a little Freudian word association between company and product. 7-Eleven … auto insurance. McDonald’s … DVDs. Not what you would have said? You’re not alone. Yet the association is not as farfetched as you might think. 7-Eleven stores in four states have replaced standard ATMs with Vcoms, a kiosk that is roughly four… Continue Reading Kiosks introduce a myriad of purchasing options/services

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* Name: Tom Osborne * Organization: Colorado Springs Sports Corporation * Position: President & CEO * Hometown: Billings, Mont. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 14 months * Education: Bachelor’s degree from Montana State University- Billings * A few words about your company: The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. is a non-profit corporation… Continue Reading Osborne continues sports success in Springs

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A confident alliance promises to become a lucrative investment for local business leaders and their new partners in Guanajuato, Mexico. In celebration of the agreement between the International Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Colorado Springs and the Sistema Estatal de Financiamiento al Desarrollo (SEFIDE), business leaders met last week for a relaxing finale to… Continue Reading City partners with Mexico on business development

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In a May 15 news release, Rep. Joel Hefley said, “Fort Carson and the other military bases in El Paso County are the cornerstones of our community’s identity, economic prosperity and growth.” Hefley, Sen. Wayne Allard and administrators from the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce have co-written a plan – the El Paso County… Continue Reading Air Force Academy pours millions into local economy

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RV industry embraces new cleaning system

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Thomas Edison. Bill Gates. Preston Hall. Edison and Gates are household names, and Hall is about to become one, especially in the homes of millions of recreational-vehicle enthusiasts. Hall has served in the Air Force, is a Colorado native and a Falcon resident. And, like his famous predecessors, he took an idea and followed it… Continue Reading RV industry embraces new cleaning system

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Social ills addressed by partnerships

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Thirty percent of all female murder victims in the United States were killed by their boyfriends or husbands. In Colorado Springs, domestic violence homicides accounted for 44 percent of all murders in 2002, according to TESSA (formerly The Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence) statistics. The El Paso County Department of Human Services issued a… Continue Reading Social ills addressed by partnerships

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People on the Move

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Kathleen Stout has joined First State Bankcorporation as executive vice president/sales manager of the mortgage lending division. She will be based in First Community Bank’s office on South Tejon. Josi Lemon has joined Cheyenne Mountain Realty as a real estate consultant. She has been in the real estate industry for the past 10 years. Dan… Continue Reading People on the Move

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It’s commonplace to hear about or read the mocking, and sometimes scathing, letters people have angrily penned to corporate executives or newspaper editors when they’ve felt ripped off or received poor service. For the writers, the exercise is often therapeutic, and once in awhile, someone in a position of authority might even take the correspondence… Continue Reading Handyman Connections make a name for themselves locally

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