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Hayes brings energy to Tri-Lakes Chamber role

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Hayes brings energy to Tri-Lakes Chamber role

Terri Hayes, executive director of the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce since July 2011, has settled into the greater Colorado Springs area, after growing up in Seattle, Portland and eastern Oregon, and living 16 years in Arizona (where it’s “too hot”), Southern California and several years in England. Hayes, who lives in Black Forest and enjoys… Continue Reading Hayes brings energy to Tri-Lakes Chamber role

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Kudos! – January 31, 2014

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Carpet Direct moves Carpet Direct relocated and leased 4,800 square feet of office and warehouse space at 5525 Erindale in Colorado Springs. Lloyd Riphenburg of Olive Real Estate represented the landlord Pointe West and JB Isaac of Walker Asset Management represented the tenant. Habitat director Johnson retires after 17 years Paul Johnson, executive director for… Continue Reading Kudos! – January 31, 2014

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People on the Move – January 31, 2014

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The following people have been named to the board of directors for the American Society for Training and Development, Pikes Peak Chapter: Jamie Lanphear, president; Chuck Herbst, president elect; Dan Price and Cindy Knapp, board members emeritus; Clara Akins, vice president of finance; Joel Lamoreaux, vice president of programs; Gary Smith, vice president of programs;… Continue Reading People on the Move – January 31, 2014

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Dummermuth to leave YMCA

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Dummermuth to leave YMCA

Dan Dummermuth, president and CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, will depart his position to take the same position at the YMCA of Middle Tennessee in Nashville. His departure is effective March 3. The YMCA of Middle Tennessee is the seventh largest YMCA in the country, with 27 centers, more than 300… Continue Reading Dummermuth to leave YMCA

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Broncos items selling briskly

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Broncos items selling briskly

Sporting goods stores around the region report brisk sales of Denver Broncos merchandise leading into the Super Bowl. Sunday, the AFC champion Denver Broncos take on the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks in the most-watched sporting event of the year. Sales have “doubled, quadrupled the sales of previous years,” said Michael Reffalt, store manager of Sports… Continue Reading Broncos items selling briskly

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Wozniak to speak at Business Journal’s Celebrate Tech

Serial Entrepreneur, Inventor and Computer Programmer Steve Wozniak—best known as co-founder of Apple Inc.—will be keynote speaker at the Colorado Springs Business Journal’s Celebrate Technology Reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St. The Celebrate Technology reception was established to recognize companies in the… Continue Reading Wozniak to speak at Business Journal’s Celebrate Tech

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NavPoint sells building on Dublin Blvd. for $1.27M

NavPoint Real Estate Group has sold the building at 2805 Dublin Boulevard in Colorado Springs. The property was sold at a 7 percent capitalization rate in mid-January to Balbach Street Properties LLC for more than $1.27 million. That amounts to $144.20 per square foot of the 8,824-square-foot building. It was on the market 30 days.… Continue Reading NavPoint sells building on Dublin Blvd. for $1.27M

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Nearly two years ago, Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs was facing a threatened future, to say the least. The city-operated enterprise endured the ugly departure of its CEO, Dr. Larry McEvoy, whose highly controversial $1.15 million buyout left behind hard feelings, damaged morale and an alarming deterioration of Memorial’s strength in the local health care… Continue Reading CSBJ farewell to Scialdone

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PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

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PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

This tax season, Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to provide free tax preparation help to low-to moderate-income families through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning Saturday, Internal Revenue Service-trained PPCC students will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge for individuals with household incomes of less than $50,000… Continue Reading PPCC helps low-income residents with taxes

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Yeager leads by example at Independence Center

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Yeager leads by example at Independence Center

Losing and regaining her hearing has had a profound effect on Patricia Yeager’s life. Yeager, now CEO of The Independence Center, lost about 50 percent of her hearing at age 2, but wasn’t given a hearing aid until she was 5. By then, the West Virginia native’s speech was affected, leading to 12 years of… Continue Reading Yeager leads by example at Independence Center

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