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A group of small business owners with a desire to give — coupled with the power of social media — turned a Colorado Springs T-shirt project for wildfire relief into a fast-growing phenomenon. Continue Reading Charity T-shirt sales ride wave of social media

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Nonprofits must brace for hard times

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Every natural disaster has its obvious victims — those who lose their lives, their homes, perhaps their businesses or their jobs. We’re seeing that now with the Waldo Canyon fire, which has stabbed the Colorado Springs area in any number of ways. And those wounds will continue to surface in the weeks and months ahead,… Continue Reading Nonprofits must brace for hard times

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While everyone agrees that The Waldo Canyon fire was a terrible ordeal, it might serve to offer small business owners a valuable lesson, to back up their data at an off-site location. A panicked client called me last Tuesday night after the fire lunged at Colorado Springs and devoured 350 homes. He wanted to know… Continue Reading Let this fire be a warning for your business

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Hill Climb rescheduled for Aug. 12

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The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is on. Aug. 12 is the new date for the 90th run of the second-oldest motor sports race in U.S. history. Race week begins Aug. 7 and includes technical inspection, practices, media day and the downtown Fan Fest Aug. 10.   Tickets purchased for the July 8 event will… Continue Reading Hill Climb rescheduled for Aug. 12

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Colorado Springs area businesses, residents and nonprofit organizations are doing what they can to help with Waldo Canyon fire relief. Here are some of their stories.   Terra Verde, 208 N.Tejon, put out the word to its customers via email June 27 that it would match donations up to $5,000 for the Waldo Canyon wildfire… Continue Reading Businesses, residents, nonprofits rally for wildfire relief

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U.S. Forest Service Investigators  who are trying to identify the cause of the Waldo Canyon fire would like to speak with anyone who was in the Waldo Canyon or Pyramid Mountain area on Friday, June 22, 2012, during the afternoon, evening or night. Call 719-477-4205, and leave a name and contact number. Investigators will return your call.… Continue Reading Fire investigators seek info from day before fire

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As late as Tuesday afternoon, the optimism that typically surrounds us in Colorado Springs was holding up fine against those ominous flames and smoke looming in the mountains west of the city. We would get through this. The firefighting crews would win. There would be damage in the Pike National Forest, and tourism might endure… Continue Reading Editorial: Fire creates an immediate turning point in Colorado Springs’ history

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The Pikes Peak Region of the American Red Cross does not solicit donations by phone, through door-to-door representatives or via email. The Better Business Bureau is advising the public to be aware of all scams related to the Waldo Canyon fire. Residents should not give money – especially cash – to anyone they do not… Continue Reading Scams are heating up as Waldo Canyon Fire continues

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  AspenPointe has activated its crisis services plan and compressed services to three areas: community crisis response, Lighthouse acute services and call center support and urgent screenings.   The move was taken because of the Waldo Canyon fire, which has caused about 32,000 people to evacuate their homes.   AspenPointe has closed its adult services… Continue Reading AspenPointe on crisis service only, due to Waldo Canyon fire

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This was supposed to be an easy, uneventful week in Colorado Springs. Most of the city’s business community was focused on the annual State of the City luncheon. Mayor Steve Bach intimated that, in his speech, he’d introduce his newly minted 2013-2015 comprehensive plan, after wrapping up his first year in office. Many also were… Continue Reading City faces new reality after fire

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