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Jay Cimino to speak

The Pillar Institute of Lifelong Learning is having Jay Cimino of Phil Long car dealerships as its guest lecturer at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Wednesday from 1:30 – 3 p.m. In 1975 the late Phil Long recruited Cimino to be general manager of Phil Long Ford in Colorado Springs. Cimino has grown… Continue Reading Jay Cimino to speak

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Market features local fare

Garden of the Gods Gourmet Market and Cafe will have its grand opening weekend Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Located at 2528 W. Cucharras, Garden of the Gods Gourmet will feature foods from Gosar Sausage, Glacier, Climax Jerky, The Real Deal Pickles, Teakoe Iced Tea, Umpire Estate Coffee, Beeyond the Hive Honey, When in Rome… Continue Reading Market features local fare

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How to use public transit

This afternoon, learn how you can save money, improve your health and help the environment by taking a City bus. Mountain Metropolitan Transit will hold an event this Friday (today), from 1-4 p.m. in front of the Cinemark movie theater in the First and Main Town Center. Representatives from Mountain Metro will bring route schedules,… Continue Reading How to use public transit

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Area post offices ready for last-minute taxes

The United States Postal Service will accommodate last-minute tax filers as the federal deadline approaches. April 15, all area post office retail windows will be open regular hours only. However, the following offices will accept prepaid, pre-stamped tax returns for postmarking only. Mail can be dropped in outside collection boxes before midnight at the following… Continue Reading Area post offices ready for last-minute taxes

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FEMA releases new flood maps

Effective Jan. 17, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a new map of the floodplains affecting Manitou Springs, FEMA announced this week. In general, base flood elevations for properties along Fountain, Ruxton and Sutherland Creeks were lowered, which should positively impact flood insurance rates within the city. In Early 2013, the City of Manitou Springs… Continue Reading FEMA releases new flood maps

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The COPIC Medical Foundation awarded the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center a $25,000 grant to implement a new integrated chronic pain management program in collaboration with Peak Vista Community Health Centers. A nonprofit community mental health agency and training clinic affiliated with the UCCS HealthCircle, the Aging Center has a long-standing collaboration with… Continue Reading UCCS awarded $25,000 grant

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Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

Erik Wallace, M.D., is one of the newest staff members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. An internal medicine physician and associate dean, Wallace is working full-time getting the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s branch campus up and running. He’s recruiting students and faculty. In addition to his role at the University… Continue Reading Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

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Companies search for employees at job fair

For its Spring Job Fair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has lined up more than 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. The Center estimates some 2,500 jobs are available. The job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and… Continue Reading Companies search for employees at job fair

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SCORE seeks business volunteers

SCORE Colorado and the U.S. Small Business Administration Region VIII launched an initiative to attract more volunteer mentors with business experience to expand small business counseling and training throughout Colorado. For 50 years, SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers have shared their expertise with up-and-coming small business people across the country. In partnership with… Continue Reading SCORE seeks business volunteers

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GetOutfitted wins $25,000 at CC’s Big Idea contest

GetOutfitted, a web-based startup that rents ski and snowboard apparel and accessories through the mail, won the $25,000 first place prize at Colorado College’s Big Idea competition Tuesday. Now in its second year, The Big Idea competition aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship among college students. Judges included Brenda Smith, a partner in the Garden… Continue Reading GetOutfitted wins $25,000 at CC’s Big Idea contest

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