Posted: 02/07/2013 - Seniors Celebrate Valentine's Day with Dancing The Colorado Springs Senior Center and Legacy Hospice are hosting the Red Rose Gala. This annual event will be held at 1514 N. Hancock Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80903 on February 8, 2013 from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Dance with your sweetheart or good friends to the music of the SwingMasters Band. Refreshments and Sweet Treat desserts will be served. You will have the opportunity to commemorate your evening with a photo under a romantic lit, rose archway. What is Valentine's Day without a kiss? Come find out what our "kissing booth" has to offer. All seniors are welcome to join the fun. Tickets are available at only $3 per person at the Colorado Springs Senior Center 1514 N. Hancock Avenue or call (719) 387-6000 to register today.
Posted: 02/05/2013 - The El Paso County Fair Queen Clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan. Anyone interested in participating in the 2013 Fair Queen contest should attend. The Fair Queen contest is Saturday, March 9, at the Fairgrounds. For more information, click on the link.
Posted: 01/31/2013 - The Grand Opening of Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique will be Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, from 10-6. There will be food, including pizza generously donated by Domino's. There will be door prizes, including oil changes, organic dog treats from Three B's Dog Bakery, jewelry, a Petco gift card, and more. Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique is located in the heart of the city at 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway, a half mile west of Academy (between Batteries Plus and Domino's Pizza). All donations are eligible for a tax-deductible receipt.
Posted: 01/31/2013 - Over a million Toyota vehicles are being recalled due to faulty airbags and windshield wipers. The airbag issue is affecting more than 750,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix cars sold between 2003-2004. So far, the company says the airbag issue has caused two unconfirmed crashes and 18 minor injuries. About 270,000 Lexus IS models sold between 2006 and early 2012 are being impacted by the windshield wiper problem. For more information, click here.
Posted: 01/29/2013 - Next sand bag day organized by city will be set for April 13th from 8am-3pm in the Verizon parking lot in Mountain Shadows. Back up date April 20th from 8am-3pm in the Verizon parking lot in Mountain Shadows. Interactive post fire flooding map: http://fema.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=50e4c4fdb5744aefb06889bb3c21286d&extent=-105.1277,38.8277,-104.7329,39.02
Posted: 01/29/2013 - The U.S. Postal Service is hiring approximately 500 letter carrier assistants to deliver mail for selected offices throughout the Front Range, from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. Details are on on the USPS web site at the link below. Click on "Search Jobs and Apply Online." Jobs are listed by state.
Updated: 01/28/2013 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a voluntary recall by Whole Foods Market of Austin, Texas, of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (4 ounce), cold-smoked and sliced, because it may contain Listeria. Customers with questions may call 512-542-0060, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.