Jo O'Rourke
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Jo O'Rourke commented on Colorado Springs's group 'Fountain'
"Prairie Heights Elementary School will host a fundraiser for cancer patient, Amanda Dile, Friday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. with popcorn and drinks for sale, and show a family-friendly movie. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4 for children. Call…"
Jul 7, 2012
Jo O'Rourke added a discussion to the group Fountain
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Young cancer patient surprised by community’s compassion and generosity

By Jo O’RourkeA young Rancho Colorado mother recently diagnosed with terminal cancer said her community is amazing.Doctors at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora diagnosed Amanda Dile, 28, with stage-four sinonasal non-keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma. Chemotherapy and radiation weren’t an option, so last week doctors gave her just a few weeks to live and sent her home from the hospital. Dile and her fiancé Clint Hamby, 39, prepared to tell the couple’s four young children their…See More
Jun 30, 2012
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Fountain

What's it like to live, work and play in Fountain? This is the spot to read and write about your life in Fountain, as well as connect with other Fountain citizens. Post your photos, videos, articles and blog entries about what matters to YOU.
Jun 30, 2012
Jo O'Rourke added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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COMPROMISE IS KEY TO RESOLVING HANOVER COMMUNITY TENSION

By Jo O'Rourke  HANOVER, Colo.--  Hanover School District board members met with Hanover Outreach Center volunteers Wednesday to resolve conflicts over the community pantry’s location. The outreach center is located on the southern edge of the Hanover Junior and Senior High School bus parking lot. For ten years, this pantry has fed and clothed area families in need.At January’s school board meeting, district officials voted to evict the…See More
May 8, 2012
Jo O'Rourke added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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The Little Pantry with a Big Heart Faces Eviction

By Jo O'RourkeIn one of the most impoverished areas of El Paso County, the Hanover community fears losing its only free food and clothing pantry.Hanover Outreach Center Director, Teresa Kemp of Hanover, received word in January that the Hanover School Board voted to remove the community pantry from school grounds by July 31. She called their decision “a stab in the heart.”…See More
Apr 22, 2012
Jo O'Rourke commented on Jo O'Rourke's blog post 'Bravo Belly Dance brings culture, rhythm and style to downtown Colorado Springs'
"Beautiful!"
Mar 25, 2012
Jo O'Rourke commented on Colorado Springs's group 'Central'
"Bravo Belly Dance classes are held each Sunday in the Brickhouse Studio located at 115 North Tejon St.Certified Instructor Valerie Bravo and her students make American Tribal Style belly dancing a sisterhood affair. Call 719-216-9951 to…"
Mar 25, 2012
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Bravo Belly Dance brings culture, rhythm and style to downtown Colorado Springs

 BravoBy Jo O’Rourke Colorado Springs’ Bravo Belly Dance students swayed their hips and shimmied their way across the downtown studio floor Sunday.Certified Instructor Valerie Bravo, owner of Bravo Belly Dance, began dancing 14 years ago after seeing a Renaissance Fair performance. She said she eventually gravitated from traditional belly dancing to American Tribal Style because it better suited her.…See More
Mar 24, 2012
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Central

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Mar 15, 2012
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Eastern Plains

Have you got stories about events, issues and/or experiences on the Eastern Plains? This is the place for you to write - and read - about your community!
Mar 11, 2012
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"Hello Jo and welcome to csfreshink.com. Hope you join the conversation with words and photos! Tell us what's going on in your neighborhood, at work and in your civic organizations or clubs. Join any neighborhood you want. Just have fun and…"
Oct 24, 2011
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Oct 24, 2011

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Bravo Belly Dance brings culture, rhythm and style to downtown Colorado Springs

Posted on March 24, 2012 at 11:30pm 1 Comment

 

Bravo

By Jo O’Rourke

 

Colorado Springs’ Bravo Belly Dance students swayed their hips and shimmied their way across the downtown studio floor Sunday.

Certified Instructor Valerie Bravo, owner of Bravo Belly Dance, began dancing 14 years ago after seeing a Renaissance Fair performance. She said she eventually gravitated from traditional belly dancing to American Tribal Style because it better…

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At 1:26pm on October 24, 2011, Bob Stephens said…
Hello Jo and welcome to csfreshink.com. Hope you join the conversation with words and photos! Tell us what's going on in your neighborhood, at work and in your civic organizations or clubs. Join any neighborhood you want. Just have fun and enjoy the site!

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