Barlow named fellow of AIAA

Col. Neal Barlow, Ph.D., chairman of the aeronautics department and permanent professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the acting chief scientist at Peterson Air Force Base, recently was named a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The title is among the “highest honors that one can earn in the aerospace community,” said AIAA president Mike Griffen. “It represents the acknowledgement of peers that one’s work is truly outstanding.” Orville Wright was the first honorary fellow for AIAA, the largest aerospace professional society in the world. Barlow earned his bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Air Force Academy, his master’s in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Washington and his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University.

Businesses recognized for safety

Pinnacol Assurance, a workers compensation insurer, awarded Circle of Safety Awards to three Colorado Springs businesses, Copestone General Contractors, MechOne Inc. and Pikes Peak Steel LLC. They were honored for their exemplary performance in safety, loss control and financial and claims management.

Morgan Stanley grants Care and Share donation

Morgan Stanley donated $25,000 to the Care and Share Food Bank for its Back Pack Program, a child hunger initiative that helps feed children when they aren’t in school. This grant is the second Care and Share has received this year from Morgan Stanley, bringing the total to $75,000.

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Rotary donates to businesses affected by floods

The Rotary Business Relief Fund Committee, in collaboration with SCORE and the Small Business Development Center, donated $1,000 to three small businesses affected by flooding this year. Money went to Good Karma Coffee Lounge and Deli, Commonwheel Artists’ Coop and Silver Sparrow Beads. Eight area Rotary Clubs united to collect and disburse donations through the Pikes Peak Area Rotary Endowment.