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Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

The skiing accident that paralyzed Glen House when he was 20 did not immobilize him. Instead, the upbeat, athletic college junior simply asked, “What’s next?” and moved on to graduate from college, medical school and to fulfill his residency and internship programs in rehabilitative medicine. In a wheelchair. In 2001, Dr. House arrived in Colorado… Continue Reading Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

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Theken was taken with films early on

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Theken was taken with films early on

Eight-millimeter films taken by Nancy Theken’s father instilled in her a passion for filmmaking. Fast-forward a few decades and the Colorado Springs mother of four has now helped produce two feature-length films and is making the film festival circuit in Europe and North America. The first film she worked on, “Haze,” showed how binge drinking… Continue Reading Theken was taken with films early on

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Editorial: Where to find help for Drake

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Little did anyone realize how quickly the ground could shift underneath Colorado Springs Utilities as the result of a single unexpected mishap. But that’s exactly where we are now with the temporary forced closure of Martin Drake Power Plant after the near-catastrophic fire of May 5. Make no mistake, that fire qualifies as yet another… Continue Reading Editorial: Where to find help for Drake

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Kudos! – May 16, 2014

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Girl Scouts name women of distinction Girl Scouts of Colorado’s 2014 Pikes Peak Women of Distinction are: Debbie Chandler, CEO, Colorado Springs Health Partners; Susan Edmondson, president and CEO, Downtown Partnership; Carla L. Hartsell, community volunteer, City of Colorado Springs, retired executive (recipient of the Sandy Taylor Distinguished Community Service Award); Judith Mackey, president, Benefit… Continue Reading Kudos! – May 16, 2014

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People on the Move – May 16, 2014

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Jay Alexander is the new chief technology officer of Keysight Technologies. Alexander earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Colorado Boulder.  Rachel Catt is now on the Ent Federal Credit Union’s investment services team.  Brooke Stemple is the new summer intern… Continue Reading People on the Move – May 16, 2014

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Speed thrills: PPIR back on the map in Fountain

FOUNTAIN – Watching someone zip by at 120 miles an hour, it’s difficult to tell if they’re smiling or merely fighting the g-force facilitated by the banked walls at the Pikes Peak International Raceway. Bob Boileau, general manager of the PPIR, said smiles are part of the package for race fans, gear heads and adrenaline… Continue Reading Speed thrills: PPIR back on the map in Fountain

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Kudos! – May 9, 2014

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Strewler Hodges, CASA celebrate 25 years Trudy Strewler Hodges celebrated 25 years working for the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Pikes Peak Region Wednesday. Now executive director, Hodges manages 32 employees, 300 volunteers and a $1.9 million budget. CASA has served more than 10,000 children. Customers satisfied   at La-Z-Boy Furniture La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries… Continue Reading Kudos! – May 9, 2014

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People on the Move – May 9, 2014

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Michael Gordon has rejoined Peoples Bank as mortgage sales manager. He has spent the past 22 years as a banker in Colorado Springs and California.   Derra Meister joined Peoples Bank as a mortgage banker. Meister was certified in 203K loans and licensed through MTI.   Chris Long, CFA, AAMS®, CFP®, joined the Colorado Springs… Continue Reading People on the Move – May 9, 2014

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Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

Elder Construction celebrates 20 years this week as a local commercial general contracting company. President and CEO Tom Elder sat down this week to talk about his family business, and how his sons are following in his footsteps.   How did you start the business? I always worked construction. My brother and I had a… Continue Reading Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

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People on the Move – May 2, 2014

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Amanda Miller Luciano has joined Synergy Realty Group as a broker associate. She comes to residential and commercial real estate as a Colorado native and after writing about the local market for the Colorado Springs Business Journal. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s named the 2014 Man of the Year Austin Szall and the 2014 Woman… Continue Reading People on the Move – May 2, 2014

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