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Penrose-YMCA to break ground in Tri-Lakes

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region and The Boldt Company will break ground for the new Tri-Lakes Community Health Village on Jan. 27. Located at 17250 Jackson Creek Parkway in Monument, the Community Health Village will include a 52,000-square-foot outpatient facility that will be attached to the Tri-Lakes YMCA, the… Continue Reading Penrose-YMCA to break ground in Tri-Lakes

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Penrose attains recognition for nursing excellence

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. This credential is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. Magnet recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Of more than 5,000 hospitals in… Continue Reading Penrose attains recognition for nursing excellence

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Agriculture department seeks wheat assessment comments

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment about the wheat assessment used to market Colorado’s wheat. Currently, 2 cents per bushel of wheat grown and sold in Colorado is sent to the Colorado Wheat Administrative Council to promote wheat and to fund research at Colorado State University, Glenda Mostek, communications and marketing director… Continue Reading Agriculture department seeks wheat assessment comments

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Kudos! – January 17, 2014

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Bar Association leases office NavPoint Real Estate Group announced that the El Paso County Bar Association recently signed a lease for the 2,160-square-foot office at 518 N. Chelton Road near the Citadel Mall. Griffis/Blessing expands Griffis/Blessing was recently chosen to manage The Landing at Lake Harbor Apartments in Boise, Idaho. This is the first expansion… Continue Reading Kudos! – January 17, 2014

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People on the Move – January 17, 2014

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Becca Bishop is the new internal communications specialist at Compassion International. Bishop earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication from Hollins University and a master of science in public relations from Syracuse University.   Catherine Strode has been hired as director of marketing for The Independence Center in Colorado Springs. She holds a master’s… Continue Reading People on the Move – January 17, 2014

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Strunk brings broad experience to Sanders’ company

Steve Strunk, president and CEO of newly formed PRS Holdings LLC., grew up in Schenectady, N.Y., and has decades of experience in the banking industry, including an appointment as Colorado state bank commissioner in 2010. After living in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Santa Fe, N.M., Dallas and Houston, in 2006 Strunk researched various cities,… Continue Reading Strunk brings broad experience to Sanders’ company

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‘Chocolatey’ Rocky Mountain cereal goes national

The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Chocolatey Almond Cereal manufactured by Kellogg’s is now being distributed nationally, according to Colorado Springs franchise owner Ron Baalman. Headquartered in Durango, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory announced the cereal expansion in December. Previous to the announcement, the cereal was sold only at Target in select markets. “We’re excited to share… Continue Reading ‘Chocolatey’ Rocky Mountain cereal goes national

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Spectranetics provides on-site employee health care

Two Colorado companies, Spectranetics Corp. and Paladina Health, teamed up to offer health clinics for Spectranetics employees in Colorado Springs. Spectranetics has more than 325 employees at its InterQuest Business Park headquarters. The clinics will become a part of the company’s wellness package. Paladina Health has Denver headquarters. The plan involves giving employees round-the-clock access… Continue Reading Spectranetics provides on-site employee health care

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Turner finds joy in clients’ success

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Turner finds joy in clients’ success

Born in Sacramento, Calif., Scott M. Turner, commercial loan officer at Pikes Peak National Bank, grew up in an Air Force family, living in Fairfax County, Va.; Montgomery, Ala.; San Antonio; and the Air Force Academy for five years in the ’60s. After attending school at the University of Houston, he sold commercial audio equipment… Continue Reading Turner finds joy in clients’ success

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USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

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USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

The U.S. Olympic Committee’s Paralympic division named its national swimming team for 2014. Among the dozen Paralympic swimmers assigned to the A team are six reigning world champions, the division announced Thursday in a news release. Also named were nine athletes to the national B team and 15 named to “emerging and military teams.” “As… Continue Reading USOC names 2014 Paralympic swimming team

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