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Scott leaving Peak Vista Foundation

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Scott leaving Peak Vista Foundation

After 18 years of dedicated service to Peak Vista Community Health Centers (Peak Vista) and Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation (PV Foundation), BJ Scott, executive director of PV Foundation, has announced a plan to retire Dec. 31. Throughout her tenure Scott served in various roles, including ten years as Peak Vista president & CEO… Continue Reading Scott leaving Peak Vista Foundation

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Ron Spraggins, founder and CEO of Commonwealth, Colorado Springs’ oldest apartment brokerage and research firm, announced the sale of Pueblo’s Belmont Square Apartments to a large buyer from Chicago for $5.2 million. The Spraggins team represented both the buyer and the seller in the sale of the 138 unit complex. The apartments are located south… Continue Reading Springs broker involved with $5.2 million Pueblo deal

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Commissioners seek volunteers

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Commissioners seek volunteers

The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners has a number of openings on boards and commissions that advise them. Commissioners seek community-minded volunteers to serve on the boards. Applications for the open positions are due July 31. Open positions are on the following boards: Board of Adjustment; Department of Human Services Citizen Review Panel;… Continue Reading Commissioners seek volunteers

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Bach vetoes city ordinances on licensing fees

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach vetoed ordinances the city council approved earlier this week. The ordinances would have ended most business licensing fees within the city. “I would very much like to support reducing or eliminating business licensing fees as well as City business personal property taxes,” said Mayor Bach. “Our goal is to be the… Continue Reading Bach vetoes city ordinances on licensing fees

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4th Infantry Division relinquishes control

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4th Infantry Division relinquishes control

Fort Carson’s 4th Infantry Division, Combined Joint Task Force 4 relinquished command authority of Regional Command-South (RC-South) Monday in Afghanistan, according to a story on the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System website. America’s First Team took charge of RC-South from the “Steadfast and Loyal” Ivy Division in a transfer of authority ceremony on Kandahar… Continue Reading 4th Infantry Division relinquishes control

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Hospice clients: Beware of phone scam

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Hospice clients: Beware of phone scam

Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care is warning people of a phone scam. A bereaved client contacted the hospice about a phone survey allegedly on hospice’s behalf. The caller asked for a credit card number to process a survey. The client did not provide the information, and instead, contacted hospice. “We had no knowledge of… Continue Reading Hospice clients: Beware of phone scam

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Quantum active in real estate deals

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Quantum active in real estate deals

The 104,439-square-foot building at 5575 Tech Center Drive sold recently for $5.9 million, according to Quantum Commercial Group. The listing agents were Frank Tuck and Randy Dowis of NAI Highland and CIII, while the cooperating broker was Michael Palmer of Quantum. Quantum also reported the sale of 550 State Highway 105 in Monument for $1.45… Continue Reading Quantum active in real estate deals

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PPCC hires new director of grants

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PPCC hires new director of grants

Tammye Pirie was hired as the director of grants for Pikes Peak Community College. Pirie will oversee the Grant Office and guide PPCC’s grants development and management services as they relate to the solicitations, acquisition and management of governmental funding and support from private funders, focusing on project design, processes, training and oversight required to… Continue Reading PPCC hires new director of grants

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Colorado to be U.S. hub for global study

Colorado has been chosen to be the United States’ hub for Future Earth, the new international program for global sustainability. The effort brings together thousands of the world’s scientists on global environmental change, according to the website of the The International Council For Science (ICSU). Other hubs are located in Montreal, Canada; Paris, France; Tokyo,… Continue Reading Colorado to be U.S. hub for global study

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BLS: Employment increases in El Paso County

Employment increased in all nine large counties in Colorado from December 2012 to December 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported. El Paso County is considered a large county by BLS standards. Large counties are defined as those with employment of 75,000 or more as measured by 2012 annual average employment. Regional Commissioner… Continue Reading BLS: Employment increases in El Paso County

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