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State of the Region Luncheon

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The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Region Luncheon Jan. 30 at Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 W. Rio Grande St. The State of the Region presentation will include an open dialogue about the future of El Paso County and a reflection on the region’s accomplishments during 2007 The… Continue Reading State of the Region Luncheon

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Buzz with the Bs to address business issues

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The Better Business Bureau is holding its monthly networking meeting “Buzz with the Bs.” Speakers will discuss a variety of business topics. All meetings are scheduled from 7:15 to 9 a.m. on the second Friday of each month at The Caddie Shack restaurant at the Valley Hi Golf Course. Below is a list of scheduled… Continue Reading Buzz with the Bs to address business issues

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Banning Lewis gets first resident today

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In a precursor of things to come, Banning Lewis Ranch’s first residents will move into their Northtree home today. Recently married, former Fort Collins residents Lucas and Veronica Fenske greeted development and city representatives at a press conference today before moving into their new home. The move-in follows six years of planning and preparation for… Continue Reading Banning Lewis gets first resident today

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New city manager addresses business leaders

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Speaking to more than 300 people at a breakfast sponsored by the Quality Community Group this morning at the Doubletree Hotel, recently hired Colorado Springs city manager Penelope Culbreath-Graft discussed her impressions of her new community and her plans for the future. While reluctant to be specific, citing her brief tenure, she touched on areas… Continue Reading New city manager addresses business leaders

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Memorial names interim CEO

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The Memorial Health System Board of Trustees has named Larry McEvoy, M.D. as interim CEO and announced that Dick Eitel will retire on March 31. McEvoy joined Memorial Health System during October as chief medical officer. He’s a board-certified fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine and received his medical degree and internship/residency training at… Continue Reading Memorial names interim CEO

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Book of Lists party a hit

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More than 170 movers and shakers from the local business community attended a Colorado Springs Business Journal reception last night to celebrate the release of the 2008 Book of Lists. They ate. They drank. They made business connections. Photos from the reception are posted at CSBJ.com.

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El Paso County will enter into a statewide network this year that will notify victims of crime about the status of their offenders 24 hours a day. The County Sheriff’s of Colorado will announce the launch of the program, called the Victim Information and Notification Everyday, or Colorado VINE, tomorrow during the organization’s annual conference.… Continue Reading El Paso County entering victim notification network

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Officials from The Salvation Army of Colorado Springs say they have reached their 2007 Red Kettle campaign goal of $550,000 – and they say they have the community’s volunteer efforts to thank for it. The Monument Hill Sertoma Club raised more than $36,000 in Monument, and Woodman Valley Church raised collected $20,000 through volunteering. Volunteer… Continue Reading Volunteers step up to help reach ‘red kettle’ goal

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Tree recycling still available

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If you haven’t thrown out that Christmas tree yet, there are still a few places in town that will recycle your tree and turn it into mulch. Tree recycling will be available at the following locations between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Jan. 5 and 6. A fee of $5 is charged for the recycling… Continue Reading Tree recycling still available

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If it seems to you that more and more people are moving to Colorado every year, you’re right. The U.S. Census Bureau reported yesterday that that state’s population grew by 2 percent, or 95,267 people, between July 1, 2006, and July 1, 2007. That puts the state’s population at 4.8 million and ranks it as… Continue Reading Colorado population up 2 percent

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