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Tourism businesses from around the state are offering “Hometown Discounts” to Colorado residents as a way to thank residents supporting the Colorado’s travel industry. The discounts will be offered during National Tourism Week, May 8-16. During that time, residents can visit any participating business and mention National Tourism Week to receive the discounts. Businesses from… Continue Reading Travel industry celebrated as part of Tourism Week

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People on the Move

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Edward A. Gleason has joined Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP as special counsel. During the past 25 years he has represented individuals, businesses, associations and local governments. Daniel K. Davies of AbleLink Technologies Inc. has received the 2004 Leadership Award from the technology and media division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Jeffrey J. Holm… Continue Reading People on the Move

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For thousands of years, people across the world have observed Mother’s Day and its variations. Anna Jarvis is credited with starting the Mother’s Day tradition in the United States. Jarvis’ mother had wished for a global mothers’ day to honor and respect moms everywhere. After her mother died, Jarvis asked her minister to fulfill her… Continue Reading Mother's Day is big business for restaurants

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* Name: Laura Neumann * Organization: Benchmark Hospitality at Cheyenne Mountain Resort * Position: Vice president and general manager * Hometown: St. Louis, MO * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since March 7 * Education: My education is mostly hands-on experience working my way through the ranks. Although I have worked toward… Continue Reading Hard work, experinece pay off for Neumann

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During a public meeting last week, the City of Colorado Springs narrowed its list of potential rapid-transit corridors from 22 to nine, with six major connecting systems. And although construction could begin within four years if funding is received from the U.S. Department of Transportation, those involved with the project say rapid transit is a… Continue Reading City narrows options for rapid-transit system

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Colorado College has received a $4 million grant to help fund the Cornerstone Arts Building, a 74,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art performing arts building that honors and reaffirms the college’s commitment to the arts. “The new arts building has been a dream of the college community for several years and represents a key piece of our vision for… Continue Reading CC awarded $4 million from Inasmuch foundation

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EDC gives out economic leadership awards

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The Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. presented is 2003 Economic Development Leadership Awards during a breakfast Wednesday at The Antlers Adam’s Mark hotel. Leadership Awards were given for: Community Economic Impact, Community Enhancement, Economic Impact, Outstanding Community Service, and Volunteer of the Year. The 2003 Community Economic Impact Award was presented to Progressive, the… Continue Reading EDC gives out economic leadership awards

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People on the Move

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Rob Bushway, president of Zoe Technologies, has received a Most Valuable Professional award from Microsoft. He is one of 15 people worldwide to receive the award for the Tablet PC platform. Melissa Dixon has been promoted to director of marketing and e-commerce at Ent Federal Credit Union. She has been with Ent for more than… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Monument Marketplace attracts big box stores

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“If you build it, they will come,” Iowa farmer, Ray Kinsella was promised in the movie, “Field of Dreams.” Like Kinsella, Rick Blevins of Vision Development decided to build a 650,000-square-foot retail center in Jackson Creek. And already 85,000 customers from surrounding neighborhoods are preparing to line up at the door – three years sooner… Continue Reading Monument Marketplace attracts big box stores

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The right time to choose to die

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On April 13, 1999, a Michigan jury convicted retired pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian of second-degree murder in the death of Thomas Youk, who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Kevorkian was sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison, where he remains today, for actively assisting in Youk’s death. The debate regarding end-of-life choices has not… Continue Reading The right time to choose to die

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