January 2015 Blog Posts (15)

What to look for as your pet becomes a senior

Pets are living longer now than they ever have before, just like their human companions, thanks to the advances in veterinary medicine. What pet owners need to remember is their senior furry friends need special care and attention as they age.

It varies, but cats and small dogs are generally considered…


Added by Maren Williams on January 26, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

St. Mary's Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Anyone who has spent time on the St. Mary’s High School campus knows it is a special place. The school’s foundation in the Catholic faith is certainly a big part of what makes it special. Other aspects that make St. Mary’s a special place include the people—students, parents, faculty, alumni, friends—the academic coursework, service, accomplishments, programming, co-curricular activities, and the spirit pervasive through it all.  

Those things that make St. Mary’s special will be…


Added by St. Mary's High School on January 26, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

Age of Love!!!

"Age of Love" is a documentary that follows the humorous and poignant adventures of thirty seniors in Rochester, NY who sign u for a first-of-its-kind speed dating event exclusively for 70-to 90-year olds. From anxious anticipation through dates that follow, it's an unexpected tale of intrepid seniors who lay their hearts on the line, and discover how dreams and desires change-or don't change-from first love to the far reaches of…


Added by Mary Swantek on January 23, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Angels and Heart Milagros Wing Their Way to Safe Passage's 20th Anniversary Gala

Angels & Heart Milagros dance with freshwater pearls & hand cut crystals in an inspiration necklace made for Safe Passage’s 20th Annual Gala.

The theme for …


Added by Karen Rivera on January 23, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Greccio Residents Return Home After Apartment Fire

January 23, 2015 (Colorado Springs, CO) –  Imagine being woken up by the sound of your fire alarm.  One hopes this would never happen, however three days after assuming ownership of the Santa Fe Apartments, Greccio residents in Building C awoke to a nightmare: fire alarms, smoke and chaos.

At 3:00 a.m. on May 15, 2014, the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Santa Fe Apartments, located at 1228 Delaware Drive, just north of the Citadel…


Added by Kelly Jackson on January 22, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Molybdenum and The Climax Mine By: Casey Pearce

The element known as Molybdenum, MO on the periodic table, and derived from the Greek word for lead. It is vital to the everyday life of people across the globe, yet very few of us have ever even heard of it. Molybdenum is a silvery-gray metal that is naturally both hard and heat resistant. It has the sixth highest melting point of any element, has high tensile strength, and easily forms hard, stable alloys. Though it has been known to exist for centuries, it was not differentiated as a…


Added by Museum of Mining & Industry on January 20, 2015 at 3:50pm — No Comments

CASA 4-1-1 February 19th

CASA offers a volunteer opportunity like no other. As appointed representatives of the court, CASA Volunteers are empowered to make a lifelong difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Find out how you can become a CASA. Join us Thursday, February 19, from 12 to 1 PM, for our 4-1-1 hour at the CASA office, 701 S. Cascade Ave., CSC 80903. Please RSVP to Kelly, (719)447-9898, ext. 1033 or visit our website,…


Added by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region on January 20, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

2015 Officers Installed

         The January meeting of the Black Forest AARP Chapter featured the installation of the 2015 officers by Mr. Jeremiah Mora, AARP Colorado Associate State Director for Community Outreach.  The ceremony also awarded the AARP Colorado Platinum Award and Trophy to the Black Forest Chapter # 1100 along with $250.   This is the sixth consecutive year that the Black Forest Chapter has been chosen as the best chapter in Colorado for Community Service.

         The 2015 Chapter Officers…


Added by Stan Beckner on January 14, 2015 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Silver Key to Manage the Golden Circle Nutrition Program

January 13, 2015, Colorado Springs, CO – In an agreement with the Colorado Springs Housing Authority, management of the Golden Circle Nutrition Program was transferred to Silver Key Senior Services effective January 1, 2015.    


The Golden Circle Nutrition Program offers low-cost nutritious lunches to persons 60 years of age and older, their spouses, disabled residents in a Housing Authority owned building where a meal is provided, and volunteers. It provided meals to…


Added by Silver Key Lorri Orwig on January 13, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

LEAP helps Coloradans stay safe this winter

Home heating is a saving grace this time of year. But for as much comfort as it provides us, it also exposes us to certain safety hazards.

According to the American Red Cross, home heating is one of the leading causes of house fires in the U.S. We at LEAP want to make sure you keep warm safely during these next few months. LEAP is the Colorado Department of Human Services’ Low-income Energy Assistance Program that provides cash assistance to help Coloradans pay a portion of…


Added by Low-Income Energy Assistance on January 9, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Thu, Jan 22 PRSA Speaker Luncheon: Stop Marketing (for now), Start Branding!

Please join us!  National Speaker, Author and Branding Expert "Suzanne Tulien" will share her insights in business branding.   


Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 20 to Brittany Harp or JP Arnold at ILikePikesPeakPRSA@gmail.com, 719-575-4317.  

Bring a friend, coworker…


Added by Pikes Peak PRSA on January 8, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Following Up with St. Mary's Class of 2010

High school may be the end of an era, but it’s really the beginning of the journey. When the class of 2010 graduated from St. Mary’s High School four years ago, some had solid plans for the future while others had general ideas and waited for more direction.

The 2010 class of 84 students are now spread across the country and enjoying great successes, highlighted below are updates of the valedictorian, salutatorian, and two Spirit of Mary award recipients from the class. These four…


Added by St. Mary's High School on January 8, 2015 at 1:39pm — No Comments

"Anne of Green Gables" the Musical coming January 23-24!

STARZ Theater Company invites you to bring the whole family to see "Anne of Green Gables" the musical January 23-24 at Colorado Springs Charter Academy!. Shows are January 23rd at 6pm and the 24th at 2pm and 6pm. Adult tickets are $7 and children (12 and under) are $5 in advance. At the door, tickets will be $10 and $8.

You will not want to miss this wonderful adaptation of an orphan who becomes a daughter and in the process touches the lives of everyone around her in…


Added by Tina Cook on January 7, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments


Colorado Egg Producers will teach stock show visitors about the incredible edible egg.

With the New Year comes new changes. Whether your New Year’s resolutions include getting fit, paying off debt or getting that big promotion, many people are…


Added by Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. on January 7, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments

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