Posted: 01/07/2013 - There will be a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. to help support the ongoing search efforts for 13-year-old Dylan Redwine, who has been missing since November 19. It will be held at Lewis-Palmer High School in Monument (1300 Higby Road). If you wish to donate a silent auction item, call Lia Howard at 928-897-3461 or Debbie McCarty at 719-527-0713 for pick up.
Updated: 01/03/2013 - Every worker in America will now be paying 2 percent more in federal taxes because of a tax holiday from the Social Security payroll tax that has ended. For a person making $50,000 a year, this comes out to an extra $80 a month taken from their paycheck. To find out how this affects you, click here.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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
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.