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Prashant finds healthy balance between city work and home

15. August 2014

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Krithika Prashant is all about living a balanced life. When she’s not working as senior communications specialist for the City of Colorado Springs, she operates her own performance academy and loves to sing and dance. Prashant came to the Springs five years ago — after receiving three master’s degrees and living in places including India, […]

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Old haunt’s shift is a sign of more for Nina Lee

4. August 2014

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Nina Lee likes to consider her recreated Westside business as part of a movement to make Colorado Springs more attractive and enjoyable for young professionals. Last year the 27-year-old helped her mother transform the historic Dutch Mill Tavern into 503W (503 W. Colorado Ave.), open kitchen and craft bar. Lee told the Business Journal about […]

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Longtime resident enjoys selling real estate in Woodland Park

13. June 2014

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Family man Shawn Keehn is deeply rooted in the community of Woodland Park, where he grew up and now is raising his own daughter. Keehn, 39, has worked as a Coldwell Banker real estate agent in Teller County for 13 years and says those roots have gotten him far. He also serves on the board […]

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After education elsewhere, Armstrong is happy at the FAC

6. June 2014

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Although Joy Armstrong spent the first chunk of her life in other parts of the country, Colorado Springs is the place the artist — along with her artsy family — calls home. Armstrong, 36, has always shown a healthy interest in the arts, first in performing and later visual. After graduating from the University of […]

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Prescott lands dream job, looks to future in public broadcasting

30. May 2014

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Growing up in a broadcasting family, Kelsey Prescott never imagined she would end up in TV or radio — but at 30, she has landed her dream job with Rocky Mountain PBS as Southern Colorado regional director and executive director of the Tim Gill Center for Public Media. She had been all over the world […]

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Ward thinks ahead, and he helps others do the same

29. May 2014

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Financial planning doesn’t often cross the minds of many Millennials, but Randy Ward has made it his career. The 23-year-old Washington native has worked as a financial advisor at Strategic Financial Partners since graduating from college last summer. The self-described “financial physician” talked about his budding career, family and what he enjoys about the Springs. […]

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From STEM to pageant success, Sabat builds on her AFA foundation

25. April 2014

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Emily Sabat joined the military to prove to friends at her all-girls school she could. Eight years later — after graduating from the Air Force Academy and receiving her master’s from Florida State University — Sabat, 26, is an Air Force captain and an AFA chemistry professor. Married for two years to an Academy classmate, […]

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Norred’s background helps her succeed at The Resource Exchange

18. April 2014

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Stefanie Norred is an advocate: When she isn’t working to benefit Coloradans with developmental disabilities, she’s encouraging her younger sister. For the past seven years, the 29-year-old local native has worked for The Resource Exchange, now as a quality enhancement specialist. Norred said growing up in a multi-racial family primed her for the position, in […]

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Mohrmann embraces region’s sports and legal scenes

17. April 2014

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After growing up in Manitou Springs and attending law school in Portland, Jeff Mohrmann thought Boulder was the place for him. But after being back in Colorado Springs for five years now, he has attached himself to the city’s sports and legal communities. Mohrmann studied history and political science at CU Boulder before going to […]

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Eric Harry Nicol: more than Ivywild’s dean of bean

8. April 2014

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Eric Harry Nicol loves coffee and has dedicated nearly a decade of his life to it. Originally from Arizona, Nicol worked at several cafés and coffee roasters before helping Blue Star Group develop and open The Principal’s Office at the Ivywild School last year. Nicol, 27, now works as bar manager, overseeing quality drink creation […]

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