March 2015 Blog Posts (21)

COLORADO EGG FARMERS HELP THOSE IN NEED THIS EASTER

Colorado Egg Producers mascot, Eggbert and the Easter Bunny entertained kids at Food Bank of the Rockies today, were CEP donated more than 250,000 eggs just in time for Easter.

Colorado egg farmers helped the Easter Bunny out again this year. The seven local farms that make up the…

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Added by Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. on March 31, 2015 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Sixth Annual 9PetCheck to be Held April 11, 12

The Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is once again partnering with 9News KUSA to offer 9PetCheck — an effort to help economically…

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Added by Maren Williams on March 27, 2015 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Colorado Springs tai chi instructor's trip to China will make history!

On a bright, sunny Tuesday morning, almost two dozen people gathered in the serene, plant-filled space of the Tai Chi Association of Colorado Springs

Comfortably dressed, the equal mix of women and men murmured to…

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Added by Julie Paler on March 24, 2015 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Take It. Share It. Get Active.

Coloradans are urged to take the Diabetes Risk Test on American Diabetes Association Alert Day® and to share it with everyone they care about to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, is the annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. During its…

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Added by ADA Colorado on March 24, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Why Does Archaeology Matter To Me?

Why Does Archaeology Matter to Me?

By Casey Pearce, M.A.

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Archaeology is ‘a science that deals with past human life and activities by studying the bones, tools, etc of ancient peoples.’ To many historians and archaeologists, that definition may be too narrow. Archaeology, at is most basic, is the study of the unwritten, non- paper portion of our human history. It is…

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Added by Museum of Mining & Industry on March 24, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments

13 Girl Scouts from the Pikes Peak region earn Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts

This spring 13 Girl Scouts from the Pikes Peak region will receive the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts. These young women have demonstrated exceptional commitment to taking action to make the world a better place through their community service. The accomplishments of Gold Award recipients reflect extraordinary leadership and citizenship skills that mark them as valuable contributors to their communities and world.

 

The 13 Girl Scouts from the Pikes Peak region…

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Added by Girl Scouts of Colorado on March 23, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

CC Students Serve Up Real-World Answers to Complex Questions

CC students at the annual Empty Bowls event, where proposals for the Soup Project Challenge were presented.



Four teams of Colorado College students presented proposals at CC’s Soup Project…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on March 20, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

St. Mary's Forensics Qualifies 9 for State, 6 for Nationals

The last month has been an extraordinary one for the St. Mary’s High School forensics team. Over the course of three weekends, the team attended three meets and came out winners each time. This weekend they will compete at the State Tournament in Castle Rock in hopes of continuing their winning ways.



“What an amazing season we're having,” said Jim Hopkins, St. Mary’s forensic coach. “We've attended 3 huge meets and fought like champions each time.”



In mid February, the…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on March 19, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

CASA 414 Information Hour - April 2

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, April 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM, for our 4-1-1 hour at the CASA office, 701 S. Cascade Ave., CSC 80903.…

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Added by CASA of the Pikes Peak Region on March 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

HOME HEATING HELP AVAILABLE DURING COLORADO’S SNOWIEST MONTH

If history repeats itself, Coloradans will see lots of snow this month, which means home heating will continue to be crucial. The Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) offers help to those who are having trouble affording their home heating bills.



LEAP is a program of the Colorado Department of Human Services that helps eligible Coloradans from November through April with cash assistance for their home heating bills. As of mid-February, LEAP had approved nearly 64,000…

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Added by Low-Income Energy Assistance on March 18, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

Are You Free on Monday, April 6th? Volunteer to Help Pets In Need of Veterinary Care!

The Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is looking for animal-loving volunteers to help us with our annual PetCheck program! This year, we are partnering with both 9News Denver (9PetCheck) and News 5 Colorado Springs (5PetCheck). With TWO PetChecks this year, we are sure to need even more dedicated…

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Added by Maren Williams on March 12, 2015 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Bricks-4-Kidz STEM Spring Break Camps at WMMI

Do you have a child who loves their LEGOS? Or enjoys building, constructing, designing or imagining structures and worlds of all types? The Western Museum of Mining and Industry has partnered for the second straight year with Bricks-4-Kidz to offer outstanding spring break camps for children age 3 to 13+.

With the current emphasis on STEM based learning programs in our schools, there are activities and programs emerging that answer the need for more STEM education. Many of…

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Added by Museum of Mining & Industry on March 12, 2015 at 11:46am — No Comments

Spring is in the Air! What that means for your pet



In Colorado, spring brings showers. Snow showers, that is! But with the weather (slowly) warming up, your pet will be eager to get outside and start exploring. Here are some tips for keeping your pet safe and happy through the spring:

1)      Even this time of year, buzzing insects can be out…

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Added by Maren Williams on March 10, 2015 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Mad Hatter Children's Used Book Sale at Old Colorado City Libraray, 3/28

Mad Hatter Children's Used Book Sale

Old Colorado City Carnegie Library can help your child start their own library with their Maaad prices during Mad Hatter Saturday in Old Colorado…

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Added by Karen Rivera on March 10, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists ~ Center for the Arts Evergreen Summerfest

Call for Artists: Summerfest 2015

Call for Artists: Summerfest 2015

July 18 and 19, 2015, 10am-5pm

Artists…

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Added by Karen Rivera on March 8, 2015 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Last Ride of Kid Curry

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public on Thursday, March 19,  2015, at 7:00 to the Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent, Palmer Lake, CO 80133, for a presentation on the last ride of Harvey Logan, aka Kid Curry, one of the worst of the infamous "Wild Bunch." …

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Added by Al Walter on March 8, 2015 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Call for Artists ~ Denver Arts Festival at Sloan's Lake Reopens 3/21

Applications to re-open March 21. Join this fabulous show!

Event Dates: Aug 8-9, 2015.

Apply online in March at…

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Added by Karen Rivera on March 7, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments

The Arc Pikes Peak Region hosts 3rd Annual Achieve with Us Film Festival

The Arc Pikes Peak Region announces the 3rd…

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Added by Johanna Fehrs on March 2, 2015 at 2:52pm — No Comments

HOPEful Scientists

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The Science Fair. It is an annual school event that students throughout the country compete in, including students at HOPE Online Learning Academy Co-Op.

 

Preparing for HOPE’s Science Fair, called the Science Expo,…

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Added by HOPE Online Learning Academy on March 2, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Making Tai Chi History In Colorado Springs!

How you can help make "Tai Chi History in America"

by sending Shifu Michael Paler to China.

Please Help Us Spread The Word!

To Share or To Donate Go Here>>> http://www.gofundme.com/taichi



Michael has been invited by Dr. John Fung, a 5th Generation Disciple of Grand Master Wei Shuren,…

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Added by Julie Paler on March 1, 2015 at 5:47pm — No Comments

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