It’s already time to start thinking about taxes again. Between the holiday crush and the renewal of spring comes tax season, the time for people across the country to organize their finances and prepare their returns. While the process can seem overwhelming, especially for college students, a strategic approach can go a long way in getting through it quickly and painlessly. Everest College is offering tax tips specifically designed for students.
“Even if you have filed…Continue
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The Network: Uniting Families Raising Children with Special Needs
“Raising a son with Autism can be an exhausting and isolating experience. I didn’t know where to turn or if there was any help for me and my family. Then I found Zach’s…Continue
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Friends groups vital for parks
The Friends of Cheyenne Cañon, (TFOCC), is the second oldest and one of the most active friends groups in Colorado Springs. Since 1992 TFOCC has raised money and provided volunteer labor in North Cheyenne Cañon Park, the city’s second largest park.…Continue
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Discover Goodwill is looking for caring, service-minded individuals to assist with the transportation of program participants on a 15-passenger bus. Volunteer bus assistants must be 18 years or older with a high school diploma/GED or higher education, and be willing to participate in CPR, First Aid, Crisis Management, Safety and Client Confidentiality courses. Trainings and certifications will be conducted and covered by Discover Goodwill.
Ideal volunteer candidates include…Continue
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Honest self-evaluation is a catalyst for progress and positive change. That holds true for individuals and schools, which is why every five years St. Mary’s High School goes through the accreditation process through AdvancEd, an education community serving more than 30,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States.
While some might think of accreditation of a stamp of approval for a school, it is actually much more than that. The AdvancEd web site—…Continue
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To raise money to build a greenhouse, a local non-profit, Abundant Harvest Community Garden Outreach/Aquaponics will build you a Back Yard Aquaponics Unit for you to start growing healthy, nutritious produce for your family to enjoy!
The unit consists of:
* - Grow Bed
* - 35 Gallon Fish Tank
* - Grow Media
* - 360 GPH Pump
* - Grow Bed Fill/Drain System
* - You supply the fish
Benefits of Aquaponics:
Why Aquaponics is Better…
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The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 7:00 P.M. to the Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent, Palmer Lake, CO 80133, as local historian Jack Anthony discusses the history and construction of the Palmer Lake Star. Join us to celebrate…Continue
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The Independence Center Honored
The Independence Center received a Collaborative Partner Award from the Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities, the largest and longest-standing locally managed pooled trust in Colorado. The Independence Center donated $15,000 to the Fund to build capacity and continued collaboration in the area. The Representative Payee Program supports…
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Colorado Calvert Academy, a state-wide, virtual charter school for students in grades k-8, will be hosting a Pasta and Pizza Night for families who are interested in a new brand of parent-driven, home-based learning for their children
You will have the opportunity to…Continue
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Chris Cameron shares, “Musicals have allowed me to express my passion for music, while helping me gain…
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2014 Farm to Fork Culinary Competition Winners:
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Watch this Video of Michelle Obama in China learning Tai Chi
To learn Tai Chi, Qigong or Kung Fu in Colorado Springs visit the Tai Chi Association of Colorado Springs Downtown in the Trestle Building, conveniently located in the heart of the city. …
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Hackers cause big headaches for businesses, consumers, and the government. That’s why competitions like CyberPatriot VI are important training for the next generation of computer programmers, teaching them to help avoid such invasions. For St. Mary’s junior Christopher Ottesen the event may be window into the future.
Later this month, Ottesen will compete in his third CyberPatriot National Finals Competition in Washington, DC, with the Civil Air Patrol’s Colorado Springs Cadet…
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Three young writers representing three area school districts were recognized for their outstanding writing achievement in the local level of the Optimist International Essay Contest, How Dreams Lead to Success, sponsored by the Academy Optimist Club. The winners are: First Place, Jared Richard Sipes, The Classical Academy College Pathways Charter School, Academy School District 20; Second, Connor Barela, Fountain Fort Carson High School, District 8; and Third, Peyton Long,…Continue
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I have recently been talking to one of my close friends regarding parenting struggles he is having with his teenagers. The topic of protecting the parent-teen relationship in the context of setting boundaries and consequences has come up several times. I began to think about how to negotiate the boundaries and consequences all families must have to function effectively, within the parent-teen relationship.
In my friend’s case, he is concerned if he is too strict or pushes too hard…Continue
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Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) has already helped nearly 78,000 Coloradans pay their heating bills this winter, but there are still hard working families eligible for the program who have yet to apply. LEAP encourages those in need of financial assistance with home heating bills to take advantage of the program before the April 30, 2014 deadline.
LEAP is a federally funded program that provides cash assistance to help families and individuals pay a portion…
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Do you have used eyeglasses cluttering up your desk, kitchen or dresser drawers? Your gently used prescription eyeglasses, can give the less fortunate an opportunity for better vision. Whether the glasses have lenses for nearsightedness, farsightedness, are bifocals or progressives other people can benefit from your used eyeglasses.
This summer a team of volunteers, from Colorado Springs, will take an inventory of used eyeglasses to Antananarivo, the capital city of the country of…Continue
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