Biz buzz:
Three businesses open; Silver Key planning Pumpkin-thon

       Grandview Marketplace Cleaners is now open at 3264 Centennial Blvd. in the Grandview Marketplace shopping center. Owners are Paul and Haure Price.
       The business will be open Monday through Saturday, providing traditional dry cleaning services as well as alterations. The phone is 390-8466.
       Grace Candle has opened at 2117 W. Colorado Ave. Owners Graciela Kamer and Phil Brewer sell a variety of items, including mist lamps (unique humidifiers) water fountains, art, candles, home décor and collectables. The phone is 635- 3087.
       Buffalo Ridge Trading Post, owned by Doug and Cindy Manyik, recently opened its doors at 2430 W. Colorado Ave. Open seven days a week, the business sells gift items and T-shirts. The phone is 578-8500.
       Author Kathy Brandt, who specializes in underwater investigation mysteries, will sign copies of her books at the Book Sleuth, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., Saturday, May 7 from noon to 2 p.m.
       Silver Key Senior Services is collecting pledges for next October's Pumpkin-thon.
       The timing is key, because pumpkin seeds should be planted by May 10, according to Arlinda Thomas of Silver Key.
       People are asked to grow their own pumpkins or adopt someone else's, with pledge amounts based on what a given pumpkin weighs at the Pumpkin-thon.
       Proceeds will benefit Silver Key. For more information, call 632-1521, ext. 105.
       The West and South courses at the Kissing Camels Club will be the site of Leadership Pikes Peak's annual Golf Challenge tournament Friday, May 20, which will raise money for scholarship funds.
       The Golf Challenge will be conducted in a four person scramble format. The fee includes green fees, cart, reception, and prizes. The event is open to the public.
       Leadership Pikes Peak is a non-profit organization offering community-focused leadership development programs.
       Registration forms can be downloaded from the website at www.

Do you have any news about your business? Call the Westside Pioneer at 471-6776.