Posted: 10/15/2013 - A Colorado Springs based non-profit group is looking for more volunteers. Quilts From The Heart gives out handmade quilts to patients at local hospitals, and to veterans in the VA hospital in Denver. They are working to give a quilt to each veteran living in our area. If you would like more information about volunteering, or donating to the cause, contact the organization's president, Marilyn Canitz. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 597-4062.
Posted: 10/11/2013 - A fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project in Monument was nearly ruined because of all the wind Thursday night. The event will go on, but won't be exactly what organizers were hoping it would be. To learn more about the Wounded Warrior Project or to make a donation click on the link.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - It's been one year since Colorado Springs teen Kara Nichols went missing, and her family has not given up hope in trying to find her. Kara's family is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to her exact whereabouts. They've also set up a Facebook page with more information on Kara and the search for her. Just follow the link to see the page.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Looking for the perfect Halloween outing? The Rocky Mountain Haunt Fest says they boast the state's only haunted house that is ACTUALLY haunted. Want to check it out for yourself? The Palmer Park and Academy location is open through Nov. 2. Get more information by following the link!
Posted: 10/02/2013 - WHAT: An emergency evacuation drill coordinated by the City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management and the Colorado Springs Police and Fire Departments. WHERE: Upper Broadmoor Bluffs area South of Star Ranch Rd. and West of Hwy 115. WHEN: October 19th 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (at the latest) PRE-EVENT MEETING: October 10th at 6:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mtn Elementary School on 5250 Farthing Dr. TO REGISTER: Call Officer David Husted at 385-7262 or email email@example.com or call Lisa Czelatdko at 482-6858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: 10/02/2013 - WHAT: Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Monument to provide free rebuilding information Thursday, Oct. 3, through Tuesday, Oct. 8. Advisers have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties against damaging winds, floods and fires, and reduce damages from future events. WHERE: Home Depot located at 15888 Jackson Creek Pkwy. Monument, CO 80132 WHEN: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MDT; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT; Monday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT; Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MDT,
Posted: 10/02/2013 - To sign-up for alerts through Twitter from the City of Colorado Springs, go to http://www.twitter.com/springsgov/alerts ; To sign-up for alerts through Twitter from the Colorado Springs Fire Department, go to http://www.twitter.com/CSFDPIO/alerts ; To sign up for alerts through Twitter from the Colorado Springs Police Department, to go http://www.twitter.com/CSPDPIO/alerts ; To sign-up for the reverse notification system through El Paso County, go to http://www.elpasoteller911.org
Posted: 10/02/2013 - The following items are being recalled because they contain undeclared allergens of soy and milk. Angel Food Cake (UPC# 2113010510); Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/1/2013; Holiday Decorated Angel Food Cake; Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/1/2013; Angel Food Cups 4-count; Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/1/2013; Cake Angel Food Loaf; Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/1/2013; Angel Food Cake Loaf 2-count; Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/1/2013; Angel Food Cake Fruit Topped; Sell By 9/1/13 to 10/2/2013.
Posted: 10/01/2013 - Alicia Taylor, owner of Ravissante Salon in Colorado Springs is offering her services for free haircuts to people who have been furloughed including their immediate family. She told 11 News she knows things will be tough for many families and hopes to ease any unnecessary stress. "If we can keep everyone happy and make them feel a little bit nurtured and cared for that's what I would feel wonderful about." Taylor said. To set up an appointment call Alicia Taylor at (719) 481-3344.