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Jeffrey Ferguson, a professor of business at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has received the 2003-04 Bank One Faculty Community Service Award. He has taught at the school for more than 25 years. Jose Aponte, executive director of the Pikes Peak Library District, has been elected to the Public Library Association’s Board of… Continue Reading People on the Move

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* Name: Julie Boswell * Organization: The Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. * Position: Vice president development and communications * Hometown: Cheltenham, England * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 33 years * Education: Educated in England at Charlton Park Convent School and Christie College (business college). * A few words about… Continue Reading Boswell would like Springs to tout its image

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Finding a job worth seeking

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The job market remains tight, according to a news release from Lee Hecht Harrison, an international career development and consulting firm based in New Jersey. Lee Hecht Harrison said that 484,000 job seekers had stopped searching for work because they believed there were no jobs available. However, William A. Wells, a senior vice-president with Lee… Continue Reading Finding a job worth seeking

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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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Katherine Scott Sturdevant has been selected by the Colorado Education Association as its 2004 nominee for the National Education Association Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence. John A Cantu has been named vice president of lending for Peoples National Bank, Colorado Springs. He has more than 30 years of banking experience. Keri Naeger has joined the… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Blakely sees trend toward specialization

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* Name: Kyle Blakely * Organization: Blakely + Company and Axio * Position: President * Hometown: Manhattan, Kan. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 13 years * Education: Kansas State University, bachelor’s degree in marketing * A few words about your company: Blakely + Company is a full-service marketing and public relations… Continue Reading Blakely sees trend toward specialization

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Colorado Springs nonprofit organizations have been hit hard lately, and a survey by the El Pomar Foundation casts light on how their lack of funding may affect residents. A combination of factors is battering the charitable institutions of El Paso County. As people demand more services, federal and state governments are budgeting less money. There… Continue Reading Nonprofits trying to keep their heads above water

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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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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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