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Welch brings love of hockey to Colorado Springs

29. September 2011

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Courtney Welch, 31, has been in love with the game of hockey since she was 8 years old. She was directed toward figure skating, but watched her brother play and spent nearly every day at the rink. She got her first pair of hockey skates for Christmas when she was 15 years old. When she […]

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Scott’s Blindworm Guitars carving out a niche

23. September 2011

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Andrew Scott, 34, moved to Colorado Springs from Enid, Okla. after college in search of a town where he could grow his own business. While his vision transformed from restaurants to woodworking to making high-end and artistic custom guitars, the town has followed him. Scott’s Blindworm Guitars has grown and become a tremendous success with […]

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Hartley mapping business success in Colorado Springs

15. September 2011

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Thirty four-year-old Chad Hartley chose to establish his planning firm in Colorado Springs because he believes the city offers a number of prime business opportunities. Firmly rooted, he’s now looking toward the city’s future with creativity and optimism. He took some time recently to talk to the Colorado Springs Business Journal. When did you start […]

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Van Derbur’s business a mixture of clean and green

8. September 2011

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After working seven years in the cleaning industry, 32-year-old Amy Van Derbur started her own cleaning company, Clean & Green. It was her “independent spirit cultivated in my formative years” that gave her the inspiration to start her own business two years ago. Her eight crews provide housekeeping, commercial janitorial services, hard floor care, carpet […]

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Anckner shooting for long-term stay with Arrow Moving

1. September 2011

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Tracy Anckner, 37, came to Colorado Springs after visiting her sister here. The mountains and the temperate weather lured her. She convinced her company, a cell phone service provider, to transfer her. She’s always worked in sales and has recently found her niche with locally-based Arrow Moving as an account manager. How did you end […]

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