<h3>Fatherhood program receives award </h3>The Center on Fathering, a program of the El Paso County Department of Human Services, has received a $3,000 Fatherhood Resource Center award from the National Fatherhood Initiative. FRC is a suite of skill-building resources — curricula, interactive CDs and brochures — designed for dads.
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the City Investment Advisory Committee. The Committee advises City Council and city staff about investment policies and procedures. Applicants should have a background in investment and finance.
The Colorado Springs City Council found that Councilman Andy Pico did not violate the city’s code of ethics by working for a firm the city has a contract with. The finding came after a closed executive session on Monday at which time the council reviewed a report written by the city’s three-person Independent Ethics Commission. […]
Midkiff chosen by chamber as Business Citizen of Year Joel Midkiff was chosen by the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce as Business Citizen of the Year during the organization’s annual banquet last week at the Broadmoor Events Center.
<h3>County Needs Volunteers </h3> The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on several of its boards. Applications are due by June 13. Associate members who serve for one-year terms are needed for the Board of Adjustment, which hears and decides issues of physical variances related to the zoning code.
Hospice selects board, foundation officers Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care has selected officers for its board and foundation. Leading the organization’s board are: David Wolf M.D., Memorial Hospital Urgent Care Clinic, chairman; Roger Hill, former president and CEO of the Holly Sugar Corp., immediate past chairman; David Palenchar, senior vice president of operations at […]
AARP is seeking nominations for its annual Best Employers for Workers Over 50. The Best Employers program rewards innovative organizations that offer policies and features that appeal to workers who are 50 and older, including flexible work options, training/learning opportunities, competitive health and retirement benefits and age-neutral performance and appraisal systems.
<h3>County needs volunteers </h3>The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on several of its boards. The deadline for applications is April 18. Vacancies exist on the Board of Adjustment, the Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee, the El Paso County Fair & Events Complex Advisory Board, the Juvenile Community Review Board, the Employee Benefits Advisory Board,
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking residents interested in serving on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Airport Advisory Commission. The parks board serves as an advisory body to the city manager and City Council about parks and recreation resources and facilities with the city. There are three vacancies:
John Laing Homes has been selected as the top-rated home builder in overall experience by Eliant, a consumer research company that caters to building industry. John Laing divisions placed first in seven of eight categories surveyed, including purchase experience, personalization, finance and closing, construction, home readiness, overall quality and highest referral rate.
CBA honors Clear Channel Radio talent The Colorado Broadcaster’s Association has recognized several members of Clear Channel Radio with industry awards. Tom Bruss was named the Major Market Citizen of the Year. Bruss, an account executive at KDZA Oldies 108, raised more than $1 million for Pueblo Crimestoppers through B Street Bash fundraisers. Ray Weston, […]