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Springs Wildfire Mitigation Assistance

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Wildfires are a fact of life for people living in the Pikes Peak region, but there are ways to be proactive about protecting your home. The city of Colorado Springs offers an one-stop site for wildfire mitigation tips, evacuation planning and how to determine your neighborhood's fire risk. Check it out on this link.

Red Cross Safe And Well

Posted: 06/12/2013 - The Red Cross "Safe and Well" website is a way for people affected by a disaster to enter information regarding their welfare so family and friends can check their status. To register, click on the link below.

Support For Fire Victims

Updated: 06/14/2013 - The Aspen Pointe Waldo Support Team was there for victims of the fire last year and continue to be on hand for those needing emotional support during the current fires. If you are needing to talk to someone about what you are going through, call Aspen Pointe at 719-572-6100 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All phone calls are free. You can also visit their website by clicking here:

Uplift Foundation Golf Classic

Posted: 06/12/2013 - Annually, the XiPi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., works with the Uplift Foundation to raise money for area high school students to further their education beyond High School. Click here for more information:

Care And Share Holding Food Drive For Fire Victims

Updated: 06/12/2013 - A Care and Share food drive starts Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. They're collecting food and money and say they do not need water or Gatorade at this time. They're at 2605 Preamble Point near Constitution and Powers in Colorado Springs. You can donate $10 by texting "donate" to 41010.

Flying W Ranch Offering To Take Evacuated Horses

Updated: 03/30/2014 - The Flying W Ranch, which burned in the Waldo Canyon fire, is offering to take horses from people being forced to evacuate from the Black Forest area. They say they have stables available for evacuated horses. Call (719) 499-2324 to make arrangements.

Register for Reverse 911 Call in El Paso and Teller Counties

Updated: 03/30/2014 - If you aren't registered to get a reverse 911 call during an emergency and live in El Paso or Teller County, Colorado you can register yourself by heading to this portal.

KidPower Of Colorado

Posted: 06/10/2013 - Kidpower of Colorado is the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a nonprofit global leader in personal safety and violence prevention education since 1989. The Colorado Center was established in 1994 to provide comprehensive safety education skills to children ages 3-18 and their families. Kidpower’s mission is to teach young people personal safety and confidence-building skills to reduce their risk of abduction, assault and emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Learn more about KidPower by clicking the link below.

Boats, Bands and Bar-B-Que

Posted: 06/07/2013 - "Boats, Bands and BBQ" is this weekend on the Riverwalk in Pueblo. With food, live music and a festival-type atmosphere, this is one experience your family is sure to enjoy. Details at the link below.

Measles Patients Could Have Infected Other People

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Measles patients could have infected other people before they even knew they had the measles. Follow the link to see the public places the patients visited while they were infectious.

free health screenings

Posted: 06/07/2013 - when: Saturday, June 8th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where: at any Sam's club with a pharmacy. what the test includes: PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test for men, TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) test for women, Blood pressure, BMI (body mass index), Vision

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 6/6/2013

Posted: 06/06/2013 - Free concerts, a cool scavenger hunt and farmer's markets are waiting for you in this edition of "Here's The Deal!"

Free Hepatitis A Vaccines

Posted: 06/05/2013 - El Paso County Public Health is offering free Hepatitis A vaccines at the Immunization Clinic, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road. To speak with a public health professional, call (719) 578-3199.

5th Annual Rally for the Cure

Updated: 06/05/2013 - The public is invited to attend the largest Tennis Rally for the Cure in the U.S. It's being held this Friday and Saturday, June 7th and 8th at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. On Friday, fitness guru Kathy Smith is the keynote speaker at a luncheon and fashion show. It runs from 12:30 - 2 pm. Cost is $50 per person. On Saturday, the public can attend a cocktail party featuring tennis play by pros as well as a live and silent auction. The cost is $75 per person or $140 per couple. Call the Broadmoor tennis pro shop at 577-5847 to register.

The Pikes Peak SUPERCROSS

Posted: 06/05/2013 - The Pikes Peak SUPERCROSS presented by Apex Sports will be celebrating 26 years of racing at Norris Penrose Event Center. The bikes are back and roar into Colorado Springs Saturday June 8th. The SUPERCROSS annually draws one of the largest single day attendance shows at the event center. The capacity crowd brings spectators from all over the state. Please follow the link provided for ticket and event information.

Costco Berries Recall

Posted: 06/05/2013 - A voluntary recall is underway after an outbreak of Hepatitis A, which could be connected to a frozen berry product sold at Costco. Forty-nine people have fallen ill so far, including 12 in Colorado. These cases are under investigation. The first people to become sick fell ill on April 29; the latest cases occurred on May 24. Health officials say it typically takes about 30 days to get sick with Hepatitis A after eating a contaminated product. Townsend Farms has issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 pound bag. The berries in this product include: cherries, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, raspberries and strawberries. For information about this recall, click on this link.

NHTSA Document On Chrysler Recall

Posted: 06/04/2013 - For the first time since 1996, An automaker is challenging a federal order to recall its vehicles. Chrysler is refusing a request to recall almost 3-million SUVs. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says the gas tank is faulty and unsafe. They're referring to Jeep Liberties made between 2002 and 2007. Click the link below to learn more and read the NHTSA document.

Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies Recalled

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies in 12 oz bags are being recalled because the may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Details are at the link below.

Oliver! At Colorado College

Posted: 06/03/2013 - The annual musical featuring Colorado Springs Conservatory faculty including Judeth Shay Burns, Amber Marek and Linda Weise, alumni, students and community players. Click the link below to see performance times and purchase tickets.

Take Our City Back Event

Posted: 06/01/2013 - Calvary Family Martial Arts and Fitness is hosting the "Take Our City BAck" event to be held June 15, 2013 at their location at 2361 N. Academy Blvd. The event is free to attend and will teach abduction avoidence and how to protect yourself and your children. You can register by calling 719-237-0043 or visit their webite at: www.cfmaf.com

Free Fishing Weekend

Updated: 05/31/2013 - Free Fishing Weekend is June 1st and 2nd. For some suggestions on where to fish, click on the link below.

Children's Chorale Presents Broadway Blockbusters

Updated: 05/31/2013 - Children's Chorale presents Broadway Blockbusters this Sunday. For details and ticket information, click on the link below.

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