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People on the Move – August 29, 2014

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Colorado Springs Health Partners welcomed Matthew Dunham, a new obstetrician-gynecologist, to the group. Dunham received his bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He joined the practice at the beginning of August after Dr. Larry Norfleet retired. Peak Vista… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 29, 2014

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New venture a personal challenge for Smith

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New venture a personal challenge for Smith

Brenda Smith has lived in Colorado Springs since she was 2. She was born in Colby, Kan., and moved here after her father died. In addition to her mother, she was raised in part by her six siblings -— all brothers. After growing up with the boys, the business world was not difficult for her… Continue Reading New venture a personal challenge for Smith

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Community Foundation CEO reflects on 16 years

Michael Hannigan, CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, will retire in December after 16 years as head of the organization. The fourth-generation Coloradan, former Colorado College administrator and educator spoke about turning an idea into a foundation with a cumulative community impact of $150 million. How did you end up CEO of the Pikes… Continue Reading Community Foundation CEO reflects on 16 years

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Kudos! – August 22, 2014

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Blue Star Recyclers receives grants Blue Star Recyclers received $25,000 grants each from the Kenneth King Foundation and the Denver Foundation to help fund the expansion of the company’s mission into the Denver area later this year. Founded in Colorado Springs in 2009, Blue Star creates jobs for people with autism and other disabilities by… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 22, 2014

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People on the Move – August 22, 2014

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Justen Powell was recently named market president of the Fountain branch of the First State Bank of Colorado. Powell has more than 15 years banking experience. David Clarke joins the Southpointe Court office as an associated broker with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Josh Lindstrom has been hired as the new lead pastor of teaching and… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 22, 2014

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Kudos! – August 15, 2014

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Ent given $1,500 grant For the third year, Ent Federal Credit Union has been awarded $1,500 as part of the 2014 Armed Forces Financial Network Matching grant program. Ent is matching this grant, which will provide $1,000 to the Friends of Family Support organizations on each of the three local Air Force bases it serves,… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 15, 2014

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Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

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Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

The owner of Bryan Construction, Scott Bryan is a Colorado Springs native. At 54, he’s been married to Theresa for 30 years. They have two sons, Eric, 20, majoring in petroleum engineering at Colorado School of Mines, and Wyatt, 19, at Colorado State University majoring in mechanical engineering and playing football for the Rams. After… Continue Reading Bryan sets fast pace in construction industry

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New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

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New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

Karen Brofft has begun her first year as Lewis-Palmer School District 38 superintendent. Brofft worked in both the public relations and tech fields before transitioning to education. She discussed with the Business Journal this week her plans to engage the business community, the state of public education and how to make school lunches even more… Continue Reading New D-38 leader brings multiple experiences

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Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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Teach for America Teach For America − Colorado has named Kelley Pomis as deputy executive director, effective immediately. A native of Colorado Springs and a graduate of Colorado State University, Pomis will be responsible for leading the nonprofit organization’s local operations in Colorado Springs. Newspaper launched The Mountaintop Journal, a faith-based monthly newspaper based in… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 8, 2014

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People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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Karen King joined ADD STAFF as a staffing manager. King has a bachelor of arts degree from California State University. Melinda Jackson joins the sales and catering team at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center. Her hotel knowledge and experiences include operations, catering convention services and group sales for Marriott, Hilton, IHG and independent… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 8, 2014

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