The reason that cities like Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas lead the rest of the nation in the number of meetings – it’s all about the space, says the Los Angeles Times. An analysis shows that meeting planners are mostly concerned about available meeting space, and not about local attractions. Some of the hotels in […]
The Inn at Palmer Divide is a quiet, relatively new hotel/events center located north of Colorado Highway 105 between Monument and Palmer Lake. With 24 rooms and ample space for hosting weddings, small conferences, and community events, its location is ideal for travelers who don’t want to deal with the traffic and crowds of Denver […]
Four Colorado Springs companies have been listed in the top 5,000 fastest-growing businesses in the nation, according to Inc. Magazine. Themesoft was the fastest-growing of the four, listed at No. 469. Themesoft had a three-year growth of 1,001 percent, comparing 2013 revenue of $23.1 million and 2010 revenue of $2.1 million. Inc. Magazine also honored […]
Lisa Phelps has joined Security Service Federal Credit Union as vice president of human resources. She has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Eric Jackson has joined Strategic Financial Partners as a financial representative. He specializes in wealth accumulation, and retirement, estate and business planning. Phil DeBoalt has joined Strategic […]
Two of the most pervasive software packages used to hack into banks online have improved, and now can remove money from accounts with no supervision, said the Chicago Tribune. The latest variants of the widespread SpyEye and Zeus programs have already stolen as much as 13,000 Euros at a time from a single account. Read […]
There are intrusions and unexpected events that take us off our course from moving toward what we want in life. Professionally, we may get a new boss or job, be dealing with declining budgets, go into business for ourselves or retire. Personally, we may be struggling in marriage, with a blended family, dealing with divorce, […]
While Colorado has a reputation for having one of the fastest-growing green economies in the nation, Colorado Springs has limped behind in the shadows through most of these formative years. But that may be changing. That’s what David Amster-Olszewski hopes. He’s behind an effort to persuade the Colorado Springs City Council to approve a program […]
Dec. 23 Donations for Children’s Hospital SF Financial Services is accepting donations for children at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Children’s Hospital Colorado. The gift drive will accept toys, clothing, and hygiene items. SF Financial Services can provide you with a detailed wish list from the children if you...
The COPT Real Estate Investment Trust has purchased two Interquest Office Park buildings containing 113,000 square feet. The single-story buildings are at 9950 and 9960 Federal Drive. George Swintz, vice president, said the company will continue to build its portfolio and expects to establish critical mass along the city’s north Interstate 25 corridor as well as near Peterson and Schriever Air Force bases.
An international surgical company has gotten the green light to build a ‘wet lab’ in Vail, overcoming a restraining order that blocked finishing the building, reports the Denver Post. Artherex is a company that manufactures surgical products and trains surgeons to insert them, using body parts harvested from human cadavers and sterlized. The Vail Gateway […]
Allison Nagel was a Red Cross volunteer at ground zero the week of Sept. 11, 2001. One can usually find her where people need help. She developed and facilitates the only support group for families of suicide attempters in the county. She is the county’s specialist for the media on a variety of relevant injury and violence topics.
Tomatoes aren’t the only products that have been pulled from America’s grocery store shelves. So far this year, 28 items have been recalled by federal agencies responsible for oversight. During 2007, there were 27 recalls and during 2006, there were only nine.