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Real estate + finance = successful career

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Real estate + finance = successful career

Kathy Stenberg’s experience in real estate and finance make her skill set desirable to a person wanting to buy or sell property. That and her management skills attracted the owner of RE/MAX Properties Inc. enough to offer the job as managing broker, and she starts there May 1. When the California native is not helping… Continue Reading Real estate + finance = successful career

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People on the Move – April 18, 2014

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Woodmen Hills Metropolitan District hired Shana MacDonald to oversee its parks and recreation department. MacDonald holds a bachelor’s degree in psychological guidance and counseling from Colorado Mesa University.   Rebecca Tonn recently joined Blakely + Company as director of public relations. Tonn graduated from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs with a bachelor of arts… Continue Reading People on the Move – April 18, 2014

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Kudos! – April 18, 2014

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Reak recognized Kathy Reak, Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau director of convention sales, received the 2014 Meetings Industry Council’s Leadership Award. The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate active leadership within the meetings industry. SBDC wins award The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center won the SBA 2014 Region VIII SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award.… Continue Reading Kudos! – April 18, 2014

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White and staff grow Northstar Bank Colorado

Mark White, president of Northstar Bank Colorado, moved with his family to Colorado Springs from Grand Junction when he was in junior high school. He loves the outdoors and spends as much time as he can hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing and golfing with his wife Lori and their sons, 14 and 16, both students at… Continue Reading White and staff grow Northstar Bank Colorado

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People on the Move – April 11, 2014

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Jim Laffoon has been named president and chief executive officer of Security Service Federal Credit Union. Laffoon earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Texas. Pat Sitzman has been named vice president of operations for School District 3 Federal Credit Union in Colorado Springs. Jim Harris… Continue Reading People on the Move – April 11, 2014

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Kudos! – April 11, 2014

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Hospice nationally recognized Gentiva Hospice in Colorado Springs achieved Level IV We Honor Veterans honors with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in partnership with Veteran Affairs. Hospice staff are trained to differentiate veterans’ needs by time period and war. They also work closely with the Disabled American Veterans to connect patients to those… Continue Reading Kudos! – April 11, 2014

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Manitou businesses hope for recovery funds

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The air in the Manitou Art Center was thick with frustration Monday evening as government officials walked small-business owners through the process of acquiring recovery funds in the aftermath of the city’s floods last summer. “We are going to ensure that every county gets some funding,” Kelly Manning, state director of the Small Business Development… Continue Reading Manitou businesses hope for recovery funds

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Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

The Classen family has always been active: running, water skiing, rock climbing and even competing in Ironman Triathlons. Settling along the Front Range in 2001 (after years of moving cross-country for work), Jackie and her husband Dan decided to share their knowledge of sports nutrition and healthy living with others by opening the first and… Continue Reading Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

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Legal pot a windfall for screening companies

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Colorado recreational marijuana dispensaries aren’t the only businesses to benefit from Amendment 64. Local drug-testing centers also have seen more business since recreational pot’s retail debut at the beginning of the year. Lynette Crow-Iverson is CEO of Conspire in Colorado Springs, a local drug-screening company on Garden of the Gods Road that also specializes in… Continue Reading Legal pot a windfall for screening companies

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Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

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Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

Last baseball season, ANB Bank and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox teamed up to raise money for four local nonprofits in the Home Run Hits program. The program was a hit and is returning for its second season. The Sky Sox’s home season is broken into four quarters. Each nonprofit will receive $50 for each… Continue Reading Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

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