First-day enrollment at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs brought the largest and best-qualified freshman class in the university’s history. There were 751 freshmen on campus after the first day of classes, a 1.3 percent — or nine student — increase from last year. In addition to a...
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Concrete Institute selected the Interstate 25 noise barrier for an Award of Excellence in the “Unique Use of Concrete/Masonry” category. Wilson & Co. Engineers & Architects designed and built the barrier for the Colorado Department of Transportation along the 2.5-mile stretch of...
Standard & Poors assigned an issuer credit rating of A+ to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority after a review of CHFA’s performance and financial condition. The rating is based on CHFA’s strong management, earnings, adequate equity position, good financial and asset management and low general obligation debt exposure....
Care & Share received a three-year, $150,000 grant from the El Pomar Foundation in support of general operating expenses. This makes the third consecutive three-year operating grant awarded to Care & Share by the foundation. The grant, which will be dispersed in $50,000 increments, will be used to cover...
The Black Forest Bed &amp; Breakfast was awarded a three-diamond rating from the Automobile Association of America and will appear in the April 2000 Tour Book. Only three other B &amp; Bs in Colorado hold a higher ranking than the Black Forest B&amp;B. For more information, visit <A...
The 5th annual Old Colorado City Holiday Bed &amp; Breakfast Tour raised $4,200 for the Old Colorado City Historical Society. More than 450 people participated in the Dec. 5 tour, which was sponsored by the Westside Innkeepers Association and its eight member inns. The money generated by the...
The Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI) will host its 34th Annual Meeting and 1999 Public Policy forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Denver Marriott City Center in downtown Denver. The keynote address will be presented by Jerry Jasinowski, president and CEO...
For the second consecutive year, Farnsworth &amp; Wylie was one of the top 500 design firms named by the <I>Engineering News Record</I>, a division of McGraw Hill Magazines. Farnsworth &amp; Wylie is the parent company of Colorado Springs-based Nietz Avanti consulting engineers and was ranked No. 328, which is...
Holland &amp; Hart LLP and attorney Terry Fox were recently honored by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) at the organization’s annual banquet. Holland &amp; Hart was the recipient of the 1998 Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award for its contributions to diversity in support of CHBA and in the community...
Over $1 billion in federal research and development funds are available under the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program for firms with 500 and fewer employees. The money is available for R&amp;D and commercialization. The National SBIR Conference, to be held in Washington D.C. on April 9-11, 1999,...
The Colorado Gold Kings and the Boys &amp; Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region entered into a fundraising partnership to help promote Gold Kings season ticket sales and help raise funds for the club. The Boys &amp; Girls Club provides children a conducive environment for growth and learning....
The Proctor &amp; Gamble Company has awarded a grant totaling $180,000 to Junior Achievement International to fund development and expansion of Junior Achievement programs in the African nations of Botswana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe.