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Milton E. Proby project wins state award

The project that turned the Milton E. Proby Parkway into a four-lane divided parkway, with three additional bridges has received statewide accolades. The Colorado chapter of the American Public Works Association named the parkway “Project of the Year.” The project aided traffic congestion through a major intersection in Colorado Springs. “The recognition of Milton E.… Continue Reading Milton E. Proby project wins state award

UCH wins top academic hospital for second year

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Colorado Springs’ new partner with Memorial Health System was just named the highest-performing academic hospital in the United States by the University HealthSystem Consortium. It marks the second year that UCH has been honored with the award. The quality leadership award is given annually by the 116-member alliance of the nation’s nonprofit academic medical centers… Continue Reading UCH wins top academic hospital for second year

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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is among the top 5 percent in the nation for excellence in women’s healthcare, according to a new study by Healthgrades.   The study evaluated 16 women’s medicine, cardiovascular, and bone and joint health treatments during 2008, 2009 and 2010, using data from the federal Medicare program. It’s the only hospital… Continue Reading Penrose wins Healthgrades award for women’s medicine

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Local Popeyes owner receives national award

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John Edmundson, who operates seven Popeyes restaurants in Colorado Springs, was recognized by parent company Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at an international conference in New Orleans earlier this month. Edmundson, who opened his first Popeyes franchise in 1991, received the company’s Build Distinctive Brand Award. He was recognized for being a franchise operator who actively builds… Continue Reading Local Popeyes owner receives national award

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Colorado Springs Buick and GMC auto dealer Mike Shaw has been named Time magazine’s 2012 Dealer of the Year. Shaw, who also runs Chevrolet and Saab dealerships in Denver, Fountain and Castle Rock, as well as in Louisiana and Texas,  is the 43rd auto dealer to win Time’s annual award. The announcement was made Saturday… Continue Reading Mike Shaw named Time magazine’s auto dealer of the year

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Memorial wins national award

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Memorial Health System won a national award for efforts to turn around its financial picture in the past three years. Thomson Reuters gave Memorial the Healthcare Advantage Award for reducing its spending on wages and benefits by more than $35 million during a three-year period. The hospital was faced with a loss of nearly $32… Continue Reading Memorial wins national award

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