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Help For Family Displaced By Fire

Updated: 01/01/2013 - A family of seven is left with next to nothing after a tragic house fire. The mother of six children tells 11 News the family is trying to stay strong and is taking the tragedy one day at a time. Family friends are asking the community for help for the family who couldn't afford renter's insurance, and needs to replace everything. The family says they could really use clothes, food, furniture, and toys for the kids. If you would like to help, contact the mother, Greta Braun. Her email address: greta1976@gmail.com

Federal Funds Help Pay For Sewer Issues

Posted: 12/30/2012 - There is $2.3 million in federal funds available every year in Colorado Springs to help qualified people with problems around their homes.

Safe and Sober Free Cab Rides Home

Posted: 12/30/2012 - For a free ride home, call one of the following cab companies, and tell them your trip is on McDivitt Law Firm: Colorado Springs Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs at (719) 777-7777. For a free ride home, call one of the following cab companies, and tell them your trip is on McDivitt Law Firm: Colorado Springs - Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs at (719) 777-7777. Pueblo & Pueblo West - City Cab of Pueblo at (719) 543-2525.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center

Posted: 12/28/2012 - The Pikes Peak Workforce Center (PPWFC) is part of a nationwide network of workforce centers, serving El Paso and Teller Counties. PPWFC serves three major customer types: employers, adults and youth.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Posted: 12/28/2012 - If you’re ready to take down your Christmas tree, you have a chance to support our community and recycle it. The tree-cycle will be available for two weekends, December 29 & 30 and January 5 & 6, from 9am-5pm. The cost is five dollars. There are seven locations across El Paso County: -Baptist Road Trailhead -Falcon Trailhead -Cottonwood Creek Park -Sky Sox Stadium -Rock Ledge Ranch -Memorial Park You’re asked to remove all decorations from the tree before dropping it off. Trees will be ground into mulch at all locations and given away free – bring your own tools. Equipment-loaded mulch is available at Rocky Top Resources only.

Designated Driver of Colorado Springs Needs Volunteers

Posted: 12/26/2012 - Designated Driver is a non-profit driving service from our participating locations driving you and your car home safely. It's one of the safest and easiest ways to get you home without worrying about expensive cab fare, leaving your car unattended, using other services.

El Paso County Rescue Run

Posted: 12/26/2012 - 35th Annual Rescue Run Date: January 1st Location: Palmer Park (Maizeland and Academy) Distance: 10K and 5K Start time: 10:00 Registration: Colorado Running Company, Boulder Running Company, Runners Roost, and Active.com Walk-in/mail in registration is $20, active.com is $20 + 3.25 active.com fee. Race day registration is $25. Other information: Free kids races start at 9:30. Diaper Derby is 50 yds, Toddler Trot is ¼ mile, and school-age spring is 1 mile. Last year we had a record number of finishers 815

Donations To Salvation Army

Posted: 12/25/2012 - Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)

NORAD Santa Tracker

Posted: 12/24/2012 - The big question on every child's mind this Christmas Eve: when will Santa get here? The volunteers at NORAD are here to help you track Santa's every move! Click on this link so you and your family can see what his next stop is!

Best Gas Prices in Colorado

Posted: 12/23/2012 - Find the lowest prices on gas in Colorado by clicking on the link.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 12/20/2012

Posted: 12/20/2012 - The Mayan calender predicts the world will end on Friday, December 21st. If that doesn't happen, 11 News anchor John Harding has a sweet way to celebrate our survival in this edition of "Here's the Deal!"

Salvation Army Needs Desserts

Posted: 12/17/2012 - Dessert is in short supply for The Salvation Army's Christmas meal on Christmas Day. They need any kind of dessert. Donations of dessert items are currently being accepted at The Salvation Army Community Center located at 908 Yuma Street between 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. The organization will feed 5,000 people on Christmas Day.

Find Post Office Locations, Hours

Posted: 12/17/2012 - Click on the "Find Locations" tab at the USPS web site and type in your zip code to display the nearest Post Office and its hours of operation.

Shooting Reaction From CO Springs Police Chief

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey posted a facebook statement in reaction to the heartbreaking news out of Connecticut today. The goal was to reassure families about his officers’ training and to talk about what they plan on doing next.

How to Respond to an Active Shooter Situation

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Do you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? The "Run. Hide. Fight." videos provide the information you need to survive an active shooter event. Just click on "Run. Hide. Fight English version (5:56)" to watch the video.

How To Talk To Your Kids About School Shootings

Updated: 12/14/2012 - IT'S TOUGH TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO TALK WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT TODAY'S SHOOTING. WE'RE REACHING OUT TO A LOCAL EXPERT WHO HELPS US OFTEN DURING TERRIBLE TIMES LIKE THIS. KIDPOWER SAYS EVEN THOUGH IT'S A HARD TOPIC...IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO TALK WITH KIDS ABOUT IT. BECAUSE IT'S LIKELY THEY'VE ALREADY HEARD THE NEWS. BUT JUST AS QUICKLY... YOU NEED TO REASSURE THEM ABOUT THEIR OWN SAFETY. KIDPOWER SAYS /// BE A SAFE CALM PERSON TO TALK TO. FIND OUT WHAT YOUR KIDS KNOW...BUT STAY RELAXED. IT'S OKAY THEY SEE YOU AS EMOTIONAL, BUT DON'T OVERWHELM THEM WITH YOUR FEELINGS...THAT CAN RAISE THEIR ANXIETY. ///TALK ABOUT THE FACTS, BUT NOT TOO MANY DETAILS TOO MUCH INFORMATION CAN OVERPOWER THEM EMOTIONALLY. /// REINFORCE THEIR OWN SAFETY REMINDING THEM THAT SCHOOL SHOOTINGS ARE STILL VERY RARE... REASSURE THEM WITH BOTH WORDS AND HUGS... ///MINIMIZE THEIR MEDIA EXPOSURE IT CAN INCREASE THEIR ANXIETY... AND FOR KIDS IT'S LIKE RELIVING THE EVENT OVER AND OVER AGAIN /// AND FINALLY...TAKE EXTRA TIME, BE PATIENT WITH YOUR KIDS KIDS CAN EXPRESS THEMSELVES DIFFERENTLY THAN ADULTS. "When they're worried or when they may be feeling depressed, it may look like they are being irritable or they may be grumpy or maybe they're not listening as much as they normally do. So when we need to patient with them we need to understand that may be their way of expressing their concern," said Jan Isaacs Henry, Ex. Dir. KidPower of Colorado. SHE ADDS SOMETIMES KIDS CAN'T EXPRESS THEIR FEELINGS WITH WORDS. SO PERHAPS TRY ASKING THEM TO DRAW A PICTURE. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS VISIT THE KIDPOWER'S WEBSITE: http://www.kidpowercs.org.

Find the Best Gas Prices in Colorado

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Check the current prices at gas stations in your area. Just click on the link.

Worried About Someone? Check out Man Therapy

Posted: 12/14/2012 - ManTherapy.org is designed to help men deal with issues like depression, anxiety, anger and suicidal thoughts. But it also can be a valuable resource for their friends or loved ones. If you’re here because you’re worried about a man in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Part of a multi-agency effort, including the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention, Carson J Spencer Foundation and Cactus, Man Therapy™ is giving men a resource they desperately need. A resource to help them with any problem that life sends their way, something to set them straight on the realities of suicide and mental health, and in the end, a tool to help put a stop to the suicide deaths of so many of our men.

ELECTRIC SAFARI

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Season of Hope Ornaments - Waldo Canyon Fire

Posted: 12/14/2012 - The members of Wilson United Methodist Church have been working to help their neighbors in Mountain Shadows who lost their homes in the Waldo Canyon Fire. You can help too! For a $10 donation, you can order a "Season of Hope" ornament for your tree. 100% of the proceeds will go to the church's Waldo Canyon Fire Fund, which assists with fire/flood mitigation and rebuilding the neighborhood. Contact the church to order your ornament. (719) 598-0407

'F' as in Fat Report for 2012

Posted: 12/13/2012 - The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued this new report showing some shocking health information when it comes to obesity rates across the country. This report also shows what could happen, if we reduce that rate by just 5%.

How to Report Loud Commercials

Posted: 12/13/2012 - Scroll to the bottom of the linked web page for instructions about how to report loud commercials.

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