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Peoples mixes food and faith in his Rescue Mission role

Friday, September 5, 2014

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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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Aaby’s environmental affinity fits well for Catamount

Friday, August 22, 2014

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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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Denman finds lasting passion in communications at UCCS

Friday, August 8, 2014

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

Monday, August 4, 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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Cameron quickly finds her place in marketing/PR and volunteering

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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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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Ajamian finds his passion working for Early Colleges

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Dan Ajamian had given up on education. During his college years in Philadelphia, he volunteered at an inner-city school, where the challenges were so daunting that he lost hope for the future of the system. But after returning to Colorado Springs and working for Keith King’s campaign in 2013 for Colorado Springs City Council, Ajamian’s […]

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Longtime resident enjoys selling real estate in Woodland Park

Friday, June 13, 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

Friday, June 6, 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

Friday, May 30, 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

Thursday, May 29, 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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