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Conflict resolution conference Thursday

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Conflict resolution conference Thursday

The ninth Annual Colorado Conflict Resolution Conference at Colorado Technical University will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4435 N. Chestnut St. The conference is part of an international effort celebrating October as Conflict Resolution Month. The event, hosted by Phoenix Strategies, Inc., a Colorado provider of conflict resolution services and training,… Continue Reading Conflict resolution conference Thursday

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El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

The El Pomar Foundation trustees announced this week the approval of a $10 million grant to the United States Olympic Museum. “The Olympic Museum draws on the strength of the Colorado Springs community,” read a news release provided by the U.S. Olympic Committee. “As the headquarters for the United States Olympic Committee and 22 National Governing Bodies… Continue Reading El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is calling for nominations for the 2014 business citizen of the year. The Business Citizen of the Year Award will be presented Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Broadmoor International Center. Nominations must be received at the Business Alliance office at 102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430 by Friday, Oct.… Continue Reading Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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Labor Statistics releases wage data from May 2013

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ data, workers in the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.83 in May 2013, similar to the nationwide average of $22.33. Regional Commissioner Stanley W. Suchman noted that, after testing for statistical significance, wages locally were significantly higher than their respective national… Continue Reading Labor Statistics releases wage data from May 2013

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Airport to offer free parking in November, December

As an enticement for travelers, the Colorado Springs Airport announced this week it will provide free short-term and long-term parking for the holiday season, plus 50 percent off for valet parking. The free offer will continue two full months, from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31. In a release, airport officials said the benefit was offered… Continue Reading Airport to offer free parking in November, December

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B&Co. salon to host CASA fundraiser

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A new hair “lounge” on downtown’s south side is having a Grand Opening Celebration from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4. The event at B&Co. is free, but donations will be accepted throughout the evening to benefit CASA of the Pikes Peak Region. The event will include fantasy hair art models, a variety of product and service giveaways,… Continue Reading B&Co. salon to host CASA fundraiser

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The BBB presents ‘A Night of Excellence’

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The BBB presents ‘A Night of Excellence’

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado invites the public to attend its annual event, A Night of Excellence. The event is designed to celebrate those in the community who have exceeded expectations and performed above and beyond the call of duty. The event takes place from 5-8:45 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Hotel Elegante,… Continue Reading The BBB presents ‘A Night of Excellence’

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Former managing editor killed in accident

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Former managing editor killed in accident

Rob Larimer, former reporter and managing editor of the Colorado Springs Business Journal, died in a car accident in Old Colorado City Wednesday night. His wife Michelle Beckmann shared the news on her Facebook page Thursday morning, which was followed shortly by a posting on the Colorado Springs Gazette’s website. “My wonderful, kind, funnier-than-anyone husband,… Continue Reading Former managing editor killed in accident

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Annual dinner champions conservation

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Annual dinner champions conservation

Registration for Palmer Land Trust’s fifth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards (SCCA) is open. Register online at palmerlandtrust.org. The event features a farm-to-table dinner and a film highlighting the work of this year’s winners. The event will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Each… Continue Reading Annual dinner champions conservation

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State, federal grants help extend reach of Colorado Springs Visitors Bureau

The Colorado State Office of Economic Development recently announced several grant recipients who will receive a total of $500,000 to advertise, promote and support tourism in Colorado counties affected by September 2013 flooding. The grants will be directed toward eight projects in five counties, including El Paso County, due to a submission from the Colorado… Continue Reading State, federal grants help extend reach of Colorado Springs Visitors Bureau

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