21 Jun 2016
June 21, 2016

Colorado Springs THRIVE Graduation

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What a fantastic program! The second graduating class of the Colorado Springs THRIVE. Mentored by business people who started small business, the folks at the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center, and resources from the Colorado Springs Library District, this class showed great promise. I joined the graduation celebration because I know these are wonderful.. read more →

17 Jun 2016
June 17, 2016

Caribbean Heritage party

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What a great time to mix, mingle, and see the many great leaders in the African American Community.  The food was great and the company was better! It was great to sit with School Dist 11 Director Theresa Null and former Director Bob Null. Then Ferdale Huey from SCLC was engaging as he shared his.. read more →

What a great time here at Fountain Blvd and Chelton Rd by the 7-11. It was chilly, I admit it but there were lots of warm hearts and smiles. We’ve the Bookmobile, the CSPD and the Station 8 Fire Engine. Thank you everyone!   read more →

11 May 2016
May 11, 2016

Protecting Small Businesses!

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This year there is a ballot initiative to allow grocery stores to sell wine and beer. Big deal, you say, but Colorado has been working on liquor laws established over 50 years ago. Many liquor store owners are quite happy with the way things are and don’t want the change.  We have this dynamic new.. read more →

Colorado has a long history with the Buffalo Soldiers and we had a great group of friends pushing for recognition of the Soldiers, particularly in Colorado Springs.  An illustrious group, I can say Mr. Willie Breazell, former School District 11 Director; former State Senator Ed Jones, Pikes Peak SCLC chairman Henry Allen, and then several.. read more →