Updated: 09/09/2014 - Clink the link to register. Volunteer dates: Saturdays, September 13, October 11 and November 1; 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Check-in/late registration the morning of will begin at 7:30 a.m., Barr Parking Lot; Participants must be 12 years or older and anyone under 18 must have a guardian accompany them during the workday; Tools will be provided; however, bring your own gloves, water, hat, sunscreen and lunch.
Posted: 09/02/2014 - A football ref collapsed on the field Friday night during a game at Liberty High School. John Whitten's family says in lieu of flowers, they're asking for donations to be sent to his favorite charities: Early Connections Learning Centers, 104 E. Rio Grande St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Pikes Peak Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 673, Colorado Springs, CO 80901 Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation, 2550 Tenderfoot Hill Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Posted: 08/19/2014 - Locations of where "Keep Carson Strong" postcards can be picked up and dropped off are listed below. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is asking all postcards be returned or mailed in by Monday, August 25th. Central: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Office Citizens Service Center 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road West of Centennial 80907 Northeast: Motor Vehicle Department North Union Town Center 8830 N. Union Boulevard Research Parkway and Union Boulevard 80920 Southeast: Motor Vehicle Department 5650 Industrial Place Powers Boulevard and Airport Road 80916 Downtown: Motor Vehicle Department Centennial Hall 200 S. Cascade Avenue Cascade Avenue and Vermijo Avenue 80903 Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Alamo Corporate Center 102 S. Tejon Street, Suite 430 80903
Posted: 08/15/2014 - PUEBLO, Colo.—August 15, 2014—The Pueblo Creative Corridor’s First Friday Art Walk festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Sept. 5, and highlight nature, rock art, beauty, anniversary events, Picasso, as well as offering a unique look via photography of Pueblo’s past and present. And, the performers will be entertaining in every district that night, including Runaway Grace, Mason Miller, The Band Sparrow, Ado Hernandez and Cinco Pa Winds, and in galleries are performers such as Salvatore Pace, Fireweed and Inner Tribal Spirit Drummers. So come visit! There are more than 35 art galleries, restaurants and businesses in the Creative Corridor. Ride the VanGO Art Shuttle for free, convenient traveling around the Creative Corridor loop with step-on, step-off service at 13 favorite locations. All activities associated with First Friday Art Walk are free.
Posted: 08/06/2014 - Some veterans can now get a special ID card to give them access to benefits they may be missing out on. The El Paso County Veteran Services will issue ID cards for veterans who do not have a military retiree or veteran health care ID card. The goal is to help vets with the discounts available to them. About 20,000 people in El Paso County could benefit from the cards, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars a year. To receive your card at no cost, call 520-7750 to set up an appointment.