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Colorado Recycles, the statewide recycling education organization, has announced the recipients of its annual Recycler of the Year awards. The awards recognize innovation and community involvement in promoting recycling. Each year Colorado Recycles accepts nominations from the community for businesses, schools and private citizens who have shown extraordinary efforts in voluntary recycling. Awards will be… Continue Reading Colorado Recycles announces recycler of the year

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Judy Cara met an American at the U.S. Embassy in London and eventually married him. In 1979, to her mother’s chagrin, Cara and her new husband moved to the United States. Her mother’s worst nightmare was America’s good fortune. Cara’s passion for mentoring girls in the area of high tech and an inexhaustible commitment to… Continue Reading Cara honored with 'Unique' woman of the year award

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You pay your bills on time and haven’t overextended yourself with revolving debt, so there’s really no need to worry about your credit score, right? Don’t be so sure. One in four credit reports contains errors serious enough to cause consumers to be denied credit, a loan, an apartment or home loan or even a… Continue Reading One in four credit reports contains serious errors

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Free downtown shuttle to debut on July 6

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Tejon Street will never be the same. At about 10 a.m. on July 6 the free downtown shuttle will be up and running. “We’re gonna have a big celebration to kick it off,” said Beth Kosley, executive director of the Downtown Partnership. The inaugural ride will begin at Cache La Poudre and Tejon Street, with… Continue Reading Free downtown shuttle to debut on July 6

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There is business activity abuzz within in the walls of the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp.; the economy is starting to turn around; jobs are opening up. Dr. Fred Crowley, associate professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, reassured attendees at a June 17 workshop, sponsored by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center,… Continue Reading PPWFC zoning in on youth and IT professionals

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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 e-mail or fax which will be forwarded to the Colorado Springs Business Journal for weekly publication July 9 8 a.m. Shotgun, March of Dimes: Putting for Preemies Fort… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments – Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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People on the Move

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Jon Paukovich has been hired by Ent Federal Credit Union as director of mortgage lending. He has more than 15 years of mortgage and consumer lending experience and most recently worked for Wells Fargo Equity Direct. Paige Stevens has joined CityFirst Mortgage as a senior loan officer. She has 16 years of loan management experience.… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Whitten wants to make lasting contribution

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* Name: John Whitten * Organization: Mountain View Bank * Position: President * Hometown: Colorado Springs * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: I’ve lived in the Springs off and on since 1964. Most recently since 1987 * Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska * A few words… Continue Reading Whitten wants to make lasting contribution

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Cutting the line on 'phishing' e-mail scams

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If you receive an e-mail from someone or some company that you trust or have a relationship with asking for any type of personal information, think twice before automatically responding and hitting the send button. The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, Call for Action, the Federal Trade Commission and Visa USA have begun an… Continue Reading Cutting the line on 'phishing' e-mail scams

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On May 15th, more than 325 people joined Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado to celebrate 50 years of providing economic education programs in our community. The “Celebration of Education” Auction and Gala event was a tremendous success, with anticipated net revenue of $65,000 going to provide JA program materials for local students. Schmidt Construction Co.,… Continue Reading Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado Celebrates 50 years

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