Eric Verlo, President firstname.lastname@example.org Eric is the owner of the Bookman, a used and rare bookstore on the west side, and Toons, a music and video store, both of which he started 16 years ago with a lot of help.
Raised in the U.S., France and the Philippines, Eric
has a diverse cultural background, which has shaped his
world view.He was a YMCA Indian Guide and has led church folk groups since he was 12.
At 45, Eric
now chooses an alternative definition of what it is to be a Practicing Catholic.Eric is a member of the Pikes Peak Media Alliance, Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival, Pikes Peak Independent Business Alliance, Citizens for Peace in Space, West End Democrats and Camp Casey Colorado Springs, an ongoing antiwar action.
On the internet, Eric
contributes to NotMyTribe.com, NewsToolbar.org and BestOfTheSprings.net
local community efforts include the Pikes Peak Passion Film Festival for local area filmmakers, and the bright green Bookmobile, which brings free children's books to local primary schools and literacy programs.