Stars Honored at annual Downtown Partnership breakfast
The founder of a “pay-what-you-can” community café, a center for technology and innovation, and a city planner were honored with Downtown Star awards at the annual Downtown Partnership Breakfast on September 27, 2016. Downtown Star awards recognize people and groups who have made outstanding commitments to a thriving downtown. Awards are given in three categories: individual, civil servant, and business or organization. 2016 Downtown Stars were awarded to Chef Lyn Harwell, founder of SEEDS Community Café,the Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation, and Ryan Tefertiller, director of the new Urban Planning Division within the City of Colorado Springs Planning and Community Development Department.
Innovation thrives Downtown
From innovative work spaces to innovative services, Downtown is a hub for new and creative business thinking. Check out the Pikes Peak Makerspace Tesla lab, read about our community's creative leaders, discover new public art and much more in our Downtown: Focus on Innovation publication.
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