J&P to launch Local Exchange Trading System
Sometimes referred to as "barter," a Local Exchange Trading System helps unlock the true wealth of community without the limitations of money. Let's trade! Each member of the…Continue
Added by Steve Saint on April 30, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments
What is a Service Advisor? He or she is the first person you meet…Continue
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The tax deadline may have just passed but planning for next year can start now. The IRS reminds taxpayers that being organized and planning ahead can save time, money and headaches in 2013.
Here are eight things you can do now to make next April 15 easier.
1. Adjust your withholding — Why wait another year for a big refund? Now is a good time to review your withholding and make adjustments for next year, especially if you'd prefer more money in each paycheck this year. If you…Continue
Added by Karen Connelly on April 30, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments
May Brown Bag Series: Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
Learn what it takes to reduce your home’s DOM (Days On Market) by preparing your home to be “Wrapped and Ready to Sell”, BEFORE it’s ever listed. “You only get ONE chance to make a FIRST impression!”
Added by Laura on April 30, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
America’s favorite garden vegetable is the tomato. Botanically speaking it is a fruit and up until the late 1800’s it was classified as such to avoid taxation. Then the Supreme Court ruled that it was a vegetable and should be taxed as such. Anyway you slice it, tomatoes are delicious but challenging to grow. Novice and experienced gardeners can be rewarded with a bountiful harvest of these global beauties if a few details are considered.
If your space is small it is recommended that…Continue
Added by Larry Stebbins on April 29, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Artistry and humor released from wood will be featured at the 29th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show, Sale, and Competition hosted by the Pikes Peak Whittlers. Imagine wildlife, fish, birds, and wooly characters all carved by the Whittlers and their friends from around…Continue
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From Left to Right Arron Faires (4th), Nizhoni Faires (5th), Marjorie Leeth (1st), Leslie Faires (2nd) and Eddie Faires (3rd).
It’s not everyday you can get a picture like this. Five generations! Marjorie Leeth…Continue
Added by Eddie Faires on April 27, 2012 at 10:24pm — No Comments
Colorado Springs, CO – The Young People’s Art Exhibition (YPAE), an annual exhibition featuring the best of young local artists from all over the Pikes Peak region, continues its 50th Anniversary celebration with the opening of the high school division of works this week. A staggering 325 art pieces from high school aged artists are now installed at Imagination Space, Imagination Celebration’s facility in The Citadel. This incredible art…Continue
Added by Sean Anglum on April 27, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Eat. Drink. Help End Hunger.
You're invited to the 2012 Taste of the Springs™, a fundraiser to benefit Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. The 2012 Taste of the Springs™ will be held Sunday, June 10, 2012 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., at Care and Share’s…Continue
Added by Shannon Coker on April 27, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments
Participate in Care and Share’s largest single-day food drive! Its as simple as taking a few non-perishable food items in your mailbox on Saturday, May 12th for your letter carrier to pick up and deliver to Care and Share! Just leave the bag out on Friday to remind yourself and make sure you take it to your mailbox before your letter carrier comes Saturday morning! For more information, visit www.careandshare.org or call 719.434.4682…Continue
Added by Shannon Coker on April 27, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments
HUNGER REMAINS PREVALENT IN SOUTHERN COLORADO
New figures show more than 166,000 people in the area are at risk of hunger.
Colorado Springs, CO (April 27, 2012) — 166,790 people – or 15% percent of the population - in southern Colorado are food insecure, meaning that they don’t always know where they will find their next meal, according to new research released today by…Continue
Added by Shannon Coker on April 27, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments
The Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission will announce our 2012 Peace Scholars in the next week or so. We invite all high school activists, Y-Core interns (past, present and prospective) and the entire peace and…Continue
Added by Steve Saint on April 27, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Represenatives from Carmina's 12 participating musical ensembles (Tom Linz Photography)
It has to be a regional record. When the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale and Youth Symphony Association put out the call to area musical…Continue
Added by David Sckolnik on April 27, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Rewriting the Story: In Our Own Words
Once again hundreds will gather at the Antlers Hilton on May 10th for the Second Annual Friend-and-Fundraiser Breakfast to support the Colorado Springs National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-CS)
“NAMI is a resource for families who have loved ones suffering with a mental…Continue
Added by Kathy on April 26, 2012 at 11:45pm — No Comments
Colorado Springs — From among many impressive entries received from the 2012 SunWise with Shade poster contest, the poster of Devyn Sanchez, a Sabin Middle School 6th grade student, has been chosen by a panel of judges in Washington, DC as the winning entry from Colorado.
Colorado is 30% more at risk for Melanoma; the most serious type of skin cancer will account for approximately 62,000 of the reported million new cases and will account for about 8,200 of the approximate…
Added by Dona Sanchez on April 26, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
For three or four years, something has been killing evergreen trees in El Paso County. The first year, I was told at the Colorado State University Extension office that it was simply “winter kill.” I was certain it was not.
For another year or two it simmered, turning large pines along Wahsatch and other streets gradually brown. I crossed either of two routes across the county to Colorado Springs frequently, and saw pines and junipers gradually succumb.
In the Spring of 2011 it…Continue
Added by Paula Reinbold on April 25, 2012 at 6:55pm — No Comments
Colorado College’s Trevor Barron ’15 is considered the United States’ best hope for a race walking medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He will get an opportunity to qualify for London at the U.S. trials on June 30 and July 1.
The 19-year-old from Pittsburgh recorded the second-best American time ever in the…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on April 25, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments
We are asking for your help with trail maintenance and/or trash pick-up on Saturday April 28 and Saturday September 22. There will be morning coffee provided by Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse and La'aus Tacos will provide snakcs for lunch. You will definitely feel rewarded for just a few hours of your time! Show up between 8:00 and 8:30 AM to the Starsmore Discovery Center at the base of Cheyenne Canyon. We will have you out on the trail by 9:00 AM and then you will be done with your work by…Continue
Added by Randi Hitchcock on April 25, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments
PIKES PEAK HOME SCHOOL BAND
William Callen – BandsContinue
Added by Bill Callen's New Horizons Band on April 25, 2012 at 10:42am — No Comments