Local nonprofit Peak Startup will be offering two new mentorships programs this month­­ to help Colorado Springs entrepreneurs advance their careers, companies. Beginning the week of May 22, free Open Office Hour and Lunch and Learn sessions will be open to the business community to learn from experienced industry professionals. Open Office Hours will occur at […]
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For the 15th year in a row, Compassion International’s financial stewardship and commitment to accountability and transparency has earned the ministry four stars by Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the nation, according to a news release sent by Compassion. Four stars is Charity Navigator’s highest rating. The ranking places Compassion among the […]
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Colorado Springs Teen Court will host its annual luncheon at 11:30 a.m. April 7 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Colorado Springs to educate the community about the impact it has on the lives of troubled teens. The free event, “Changing Lives…Changing Community,” will be hosted by KKTV news anchor Dianne Derby and allow the public […]
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Ent Credit Union ended its annual holiday food drive with employee and member donations totaling 3,117 pounds of food and $2,812, Ent announced Tuesday. The donations will benefit local families in need through Care and Share Food Bank and Food Bank of the Rockies. In addition to collection boxes in Ent’s corporate offices and service […]
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  After being issued a series of tickets for obstructing traffic in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, Phillip “Wagon Man” Cargile was desperate to find a way of staying on the good side of the law. Nearly every day since his 2013 arrival, the 57-year-old Cargile dresses in patchwork overalls and wears a sign that […]
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By Dave Smith dave.smith@csmng.com Cascading clouds, shooting smoke, flowing foam and laser lights are all cool to be sure. But not many people know about the science behind the light shows and bubbling vapor. But if physicist and Cool Science Executive Director Marc Straub gets his way, more area students will learn how science, engineering, […]
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The Energy Resource Center keeps people safe when their homes try to poison them. The ERC tests homes for air and water leaks, carbon monoxide levels, proper insulation and other energy factors, for 43 percent of the people living under the federal poverty level in Colorado. When energy inefficiencies are found, the ERC will fix […]
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One year ago this weekend the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Experience opened at El Pomar’s Penrose Heritage Museum. The heritage museum originally opened in 1941, blocks from its newest iteration, which is located just across the street from The Broadmoor Hotel. It exhibits a variety of unusual transit modes, from carriages that were once part […]
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The community has issues — and the nascent nonprofit Springs Insight Exchange wants you to talk about them. The soon-to-launch organization’s mission is simple: Improve communication in the region. According to its website, SIE aims to “foster insight-driven, fact-based, community-wide conversations to promote cooperation, informed decisions and action on issues vital to a thriving region […]
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On April 26-29, Discover Goodwill will welcome hundreds of staff members from Goodwill Industries International’s network of 165 affiliated agencies, who will be converging on the Pikes Peak region for a spring learning event. During the four-day gathering, attendees from across the country will participate in seminars and training — culminating in a tour of […]
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Whether talking about a startup receiving its first injection of capital or the behavior of subatomic particles, momentum is a law important to both business and nature. Dave Csintyan, CEO of the Colorado Springs-based 501(c)3 nonprofit See the Change USA, has made it his mission to harmonize the two. See the Change USA was founded […]
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The glass ceiling exists for women not only in business, but in nonprofit agency management as well. A woman chief executive officer of a nonprofit makes less money than a man in the same executive position for the same-sized agency, according to the 2015 compensation report from GuideStar USA Inc. A nonprofit based in Virginia, […]
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