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12. September 2014

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Saliba mixes personal priorities with his variety of ventures

Joe Saliba lives a varied life. The 30-year-old Colorado Springs native was briefly a professional golfer, graduated from UCCS with a communication degree, and has started companies specializing in both recycling and petroleum production. His company Wine Punts — a college project gone legitimate — produces glassware made from repurposed wine bottles, while Pikes Peak […]

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5. September 2014

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Peoples mixes food and faith in his Rescue Mission role

For 10 years, Tyler Peoples felt called to work for the Springs Rescue Mission. Then, earlier this year, he got his chance to become a chef at the local faith-based nonprofit. Peoples, 29, had spent his adult life in the kitchens of Colorado Springs eateries, including the Briarhurst Manor, 2 South Wine Bar and the […]

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22. August 2014

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Aaby’s environmental affinity fits well for Catamount

Christopher Aaby has spent years exploring his passion for the environment, which has found the right outlet in his current role as assistant director of the Catamount Institute. Aaby’s journey of eco-stewardship began in part with his Norwegian heritage, building with each job he took until joining the seven-member Catamount team in 2011. After starting […]

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8. August 2014

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Denman finds lasting passion in communications at UCCS

As a self-described “military brat,” Philip Denman was given a tour of the country, and though the 26-year-old claims Seattle as his hometown, he hangs his hat at UCCS in Colorado Springs. Denman began his stint in the Springs as a UCCS grad student in 2010 and soon was hired on as a social media […]

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24. July 2014

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Cameron quickly finds her place in marketing/PR and volunteering

Laura Schnarr Cameron, 23, is a graphic designer and account coordinator with Colorado Springs marketing and public relations firm Blakely + Co. The Colorado native serves several local nonprofits and recently accepted the position of vice president with the National Advertising Federation’s local chapter. The newlywed spoke about what it’s like to wear two hats […]

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21. July 2014

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Beyond the Big Idea, Flores makes himself known in the city

Modesto, Calif., native Julian Flores, 31, has embraced being a Colorado Springs resident since moving here nearly a decade ago. The young entrepreneur got his start locally through El Pomar Foundation and currently serves on several local boards, including the YMCA and the Downtown Partnership. His most recent project, the outdoor apparel rental company GetOutfitted, […]

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