Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has received another accolade from Healthgrades, a Colorado-based company that compiles information about hospitals based on Medicare records and awards those who have the best outcomes. The latest award for Penrose is a designation as America’s 100 best hospitals in orthopedic surgery and critical care. The findings are part of […]
The Compass Bank Colorado Business Leaders Confidence Index dipped from 55.6 to 47.9 for the fourth quarter of 2007. National economic performance, along with pessimism about hiring and capital expenditures, drove the index to a record low.
Historically men are the big spenders when hit by cupid’s arrow and this Valentine’s Day is no exception. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2007 Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, conducted by BIGresearch, the average man is expected to spend $156.22, nearly double the $85.08 that the average woman will spend.
The excitement and hope commercial real estate brokers put on display at the start of 2012 was mostly gone by the time they started trying to predict what will happen in 2013. “I think we all just wanted it to be behind us,” said Greg Phaneuf, a principal at Cushman & Wakefield Colorado Springs Commercial. […]
Created by Denver area musician and entrepreneur Wen Boley, StickySheets LLC has moved into Suite 101 at 5426 N. Academy Blvd. StickySheets are large adhesive sheets that make it easy to remove pet hair from large surfaces such as sofas and stairs. One reusable sheet measures almost 2 by 3 feet. It’s big enough to quickly clean an entire room.
Farm Credit of Southern Colorado will break ground Monday on a $7.5 million building, off Platte Avenue and Wooten Road. The 39,360-square-foot building, at 5110 Edison Ave., will be the headquarters office for the growing Farm Credit of Southern Colorado. Farm Credit, which specializes in agricultural financing for farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses, is currently located […]
President Bush proposed yesterday that the Food and Drug Administration be empowered to order mandatory recalls of food products suspected to be unsafe. Bush made the announcement yesterday after an oversight panel recommended the FDA be given recall authority. Currently, the FDA lacks the authority to order recalls, but works with producers on voluntary recalls. […]
City Councilor Tim Leigh is at it again – dropping bombshells via email. This time, Leigh wants the entire board of directors for the Colorado Springs Utilities, essentially City Council members in a different role – to step down. He wants to suspend the current board and have Mayor Steve Bach appoint an interim board […]
Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Rocky Vista University (RVU), in collaboration with the members of Community Health Partnership (CHP), announce the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. “There is a growing shortage of primary care physicians exacerbated by an increasing demand for primary care in […]
Developers Emmitt Mitchell and Julian Branker have broken ground on a four-story, 124-room, extended-stay hotel just south of the Colorado Springs World Arena. Mitchell expected construction to be complete on Value Place by May, but said the project has been pushed back and should be finished by December or January. Mitchell and Branker are spending […]
Predictions of impending disasters, such as Y2K or recessions, cause investors to make irrational investment choices for which they often suffer severe financial losses. “There is a tendency in humans to think the worst of times is just around the corner,” said Bud Rainsberger, president and founder of Rainsberger Wealth Advisors. “Stock market gains, coming out of a recession, tend to be robust.
Nissa Wecks felt so passionately about her good health and athletic performance, she left her job as a Manitou Springs High School teacher to start a new, nutrient-rich business in downtown Colorado Springs. Ola Juice Bar plans to infuse its customers’ veins with juices, smoothies and food packed with vitality and good nutrition. Located at […]