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Free lunch? Sure!

Free lunch? Sure!

Curbside Cuisine will sponsor a volunteer day tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, from 8-11 a.m. Organizers are offering free lunch for all volunteers who help spring clean the corner of Platte Avenue and Nevada Avenue. For information, call 334-413-1774.

FirstBank offers Apple Pay

FirstBank announced that it will begin offering Apple Pay mobile payment services for customers. Apple Pay is currently accepted at more than 700,000 businesses and retailers nationwide. Through fingerprint sensor technology available on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, customers will be able to complete credit and… Continue Reading FirstBank offers Apple Pay

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El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

El Paso County ranks nearly in the middle of the healthiest counties in Colorado, according to a new report released recently. The county was listed the 30th healthiest. Teller County was listed the 24th healthiest in the state. Pitkin County was listed as the healthiest, followed by Douglas, Custer, Boulder and Routt counties, said the… Continue Reading El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

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Manitou fights the post-flood battle

During the flooding of 2013, torrents of rainwater, mixed with burnt trees and ash from the Waldo Canyon fire of 2012, careened through Manitou Springs with no respect for walls, homes or businesses. Primarily using grant funding, the city of Manitou Springs began a $6 million flood mitigation project last year. Grants came from the… Continue Reading Manitou fights the post-flood battle

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Manitou administrator brings new approach

More than 20 years ago, traveling from New Hampshire to California, Jason Wells stopped in Denver to visit a friend. As is the story for many transplants to Colorado, Wells fell in love with the state, the weather, the people, and says he’s “still visiting.” He earned his bachelor’s degree, law degree and a master… Continue Reading Manitou administrator brings new approach

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Dirk Draper named new CEO of Regional Business Alliance

Dirk Draper, already well-known as a local business leader, accepted the offer to become the new president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. The announcement was made Friday morning after the RBA board met Thursday and approved a recommendation to hire Draper. He will start May 1. “I am very pleased to… Continue Reading Dirk Draper named new CEO of Regional Business Alliance

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Springs boasts many YP groups, programs

Colorado Springs will retain more of its young professionals if the region’s current leaders acknowledge the ideas that come from YPs now, says the director of the Leadership Pikes Peak YP program Leadership Now!, Sylvia Sedrak. The Colorado Springs business community has grown several YP organizations and leadership courses for young professionals between 20 and… Continue Reading Springs boasts many YP groups, programs

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Charlie Whelan is the CEO and executive director of the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Federally funded with a budget close to $8 million annually, the center offers multiple layers of help to people seeking employment in this region. Whelan, who describes himself as a “young-at-heart [Baby] Boomer who embraces the new world every day and… Continue Reading Whelan nurtures the local workforce

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Job fairs available for youth

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Job fairs available for youth

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center released the dates of job fairs that connect young adults age 16-21 with local businesses to help them find summer jobs. The young adult job fairs will be held: • April 9 in Colorado Springs at the Doubletree Hotel, from 1-6 p.m.; • April 23 in Woodland Park at the… Continue Reading Job fairs available for youth

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Advertising industry awarded kudos

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Advertising industry awarded kudos

The Colorado Springs market’s best in advertising were honored Saturday at the AAF Colorado Springs American Advertising Awards celebration. The event recognizes the area’s outstanding advertising creative work for the previous year. Judges chose winners from 152 online, broadcast and print entries from agencies, businesses and individuals doing business in the Colorado Springs market as… Continue Reading Advertising industry awarded kudos

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