2022/23 Annual Issue of RELOCATE 2 Colorado Springs

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About Our Cover

Relocate 2 Colorado Spring™ is an annual publication designed to assist individuals, Our cover celebrates the diversity that is Colorado families and businesses relocating to the Pikes Peak Region. Whether by choice, Springs. From its humble founding by General William because of a great job opportunity or other circumstances, relocating can be Jackson Palmer as a resort community, through its development as a significant railroad junction, to being exciting, as well as overwhelming at the same time. the home of 4 major military bases, numerous military

Use Relocate 2 Colorado Spring™ to explore this amazing place where America’s commands and a Space Force Station, Colorado Springs has prairie meets the front range of her majestic Rocky Mountains. Learn about both endured and prospered. the diversity that is Colorado Springs - from its people and topography to the Much of this prosperity is due to the talent and contribution of many things to do and places to see. Colorado Springs is the second largest its residents (native and relocated), their love of the outdoors city in the State of Colorado. It is a substantial community with a growing and their appreciation of the arts. One of the important organireputation as “THE” place to live, work and play. zations promoting the arts in Colorado Springs is the Colorado Take the time to gain an understanding of how innovation, superior job talent and a “world class” economic development outlook creates outstanding opportunities for businesses big and small. Enjoy Colorado Springs’ quality of life that is best reflected in the friendly people you meet and its unique blend of different lifestyles. From active urban, “chilled out” mountain or quiet suburban “with a view” – the options are unlimited. Throw in a full slate of cultural assets and unsurpassed recreational resources and you have a vibrant region that is the envy of many but duplicated by very few.

Springs Downtown Partnership through its very visible Arts On The Streets exhibition (2022 was the 24th annual exhibit). Which brings us to the cover off our book. As I was walking through the downtown area, taking in the 12 new works of art on display for the 2022 Art On The Streets, I went past the mural – Jade, by Julio “Juls” Mendoza of Denver, Colorado. Juls is a multidisciplinary artist who celebrates his heritage through art. His style is Cultural Surrealism which focuses on cultural identity, community and social justice. Using his own traditions, food, people and colors he works to inspire others with his art.

If you’re on the go, use the online version of Relocate 2 at www.Relocate2ColoradoSprings.com. It’s easy to follow format and Juls’ mural, Jade, captures the essence of Colorado Springs. ability to link to hundreds of websites makes the online Relocate 2 I also knew when I saw the mural it would be the perfect inspiraColorado Springs a handy resource to have at your fingertips 24/7/365! tion for the cover of the 2022/23 RELOCATE 2 Colorado Springs. To stay up to date with what’s happening in the Pikes Peak Region follow Dynamic. Inspiring. Colorful. But most of all - Welcoming. The Daily Plug for Colorado Springs at www.Facebook.com/csdailyplug the (If you’re visiting, relocating or simply in Colorado Springs anytime through social media page of Relocate 2 Colorado Spring™. From Keaton Publications Group –

Welcome to Colorado Springs!

May 2023, make sure you take in the 24th Annual Art on the Street Exhibition. You will enjoy discovering the pieces that make up the exhibition and be amazed at the nooks and crannies where you will find them. Most of all you’ll get a chance to discover the walkability of Downtown Colorado Springs and maybe a few locations to call your own!)

Larry Ribits, Publisher

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