May 2015 Blog Posts (20)

Trains in Ute Pass

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public on Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 7:00 PM to the Palmer Lake Town Hall, 28 Valley Crescent, Palmer Lake, CO, 80133, for a presentation on trains that travelled Ute Pass.  Mel McFarland will discuss some of the trains that travelled the Pass from the…


Added by Al Walter on May 31, 2015 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Coloradans Participate in Skin Cancer Screenings for Skin Cancer Awareness Month 47 % of patients screened required follow-up

Earlier this May, Colorado Dermatology Institute joined forces with other community dermatologists to participated in an event to provide free skin cancer screenings to the people of the Pike Peak area.  


Community members had the chance to be examined…


Added by Red Energy Public Relations on May 28, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Honest Accuarate to Give Away 2 Vehicles

A staple of the local business community for over 20 years, Honest Accurate Auto Service is excited to announce its collaboration with the Wheels to Prosper program.  A nationwide association between Automotive Repair Shops, Wheels to Prosper was started as a way for automotive repair shops to give back to the community, using their expertise.  With the goal being to help others thrive and give hope, Honest Accurate Auto Service will donate 2 cars to 2 deserving…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on May 26, 2015 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Sibshop Workshop - Summertime Fun!

Sibshops, are fun workshops that provide support and guidance to siblings of children with special needs.  Kids will…


Added by Special Kids Special Families on May 26, 2015 at 11:48am — No Comments

Discover Goodwill teams up with Coronado Cougar Baseball Team

Are you de-cluttering?  Having a garage sale and want to get rid of the items that don't sell?  Help Discover Goodwill and the Coronado Cougar Baseball Club by donating your unwanted items.  The Cougar Baseball Club will get paid by the pound. It’s a win-win!! 


When:  Tuesday, May 26 – Sunday, June 7

Times:  Weekdays 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. (this time begins Wed., May 27)

                                            and 4:30 –…


Added by Laurel Bumpus on May 25, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

The Foundation of the North Colorado Springs Rotary Club awards $8,000 in scholarships

The North Colorado Springs Rotary Club Foundation recently awarded a total of $8,000 in scholarship monies from the Roger Allan Scholarship Fund to three seniors at Doherty High School.…


Added by Rosanne Gain on May 23, 2015 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Cats Need Veterinary Care, Too!

If you can’t remember the last time your cat visited the veterinarian for a regular checkup, you’re not alone. Cat owners may be crazy about their furry friends, but statistics show that many of them are not making yearly visits to a veterinarian.

According to a…


Added by Maren Williams on May 20, 2015 at 1:17pm — No Comments

St. Mary's Pleased with First Year of Engineering Program

With the 2013-2014 school year coming to an end, St. Mary’s High School math and engineering teacher Mike Kloenne is looking back on the first year of the school’s new Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering curriculum.


“We had a very successful roll out of the engineering program,” Kloenne said. “I’m…


Added by St. Mary's High School on May 19, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Annual Tai Chi Mountain Retreat

Tai Chi Mountain Retreat At Catamount

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Surrounded by 200,000 acres of Rocky Mountain forest, with lakes and hiking trails, Catamount is situated on the northern slope of Pikes Peak near Woodland Park, only 30 minutes from Colorado Springs.    

Tai Chi – Qigong – Push Hands…


Added by Julie Paler on May 19, 2015 at 6:23pm — No Comments

today in history, May 18 ... 'Mount St. Helens, Washington State Volcano Eruption That Killed 57 Remembered 35 Years Later'

Mount St. Helens, Washington State Volcano Eruption That Killed 57 Remembered 35 Years Later

It's hard to believe it's been that long, 35 years ago already. I grew up in Eastern Washington State. I was going to school in Texas at the time ... I came home that following Christmas. Our plane circled Mt. St. Helens ... I remember wondering, how such a devastating force could be possible? the postcard like view of…


Added by J A Heinlein on May 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

9-1-1 Explained

         The highlight of the May AARP Chapter 1100 meeting was an extensive and informative presentation on 9-1-1 by Daryl Branson the Executive Director of the Colorado 9-1-1 Resource Center.  In addition to answering many questions about 9-1-1, Mr. Branson discussed how 9-1-1 calls from cellular phones could be routed to the wrong call center resulting in a delayed response from emergency services.  He also noted that cellular calls might not have the source location information inherent…


Added by Stan Beckner on May 16, 2015 at 11:49am — No Comments

HOPE celebrates 2015 graduates

On Thursday evening, May 21st, at Metropolitan State University of Denver, HOPE Online Learning Academy Co-Op will be holding its graduation ceremonies. This year, nearly 100 will receive their high school diplomas. The HOPE Class of 2015 joins the 1,000+ alumni who have graduated from HOPE Online…


Added by HOPE Online Learning Academy on May 14, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments

New Slow Cooker Freezer Meal Business Saves Guests Time and Money

Ready Set Suppers, a new Colorado Springs business that began operations in April 2015, combines the convenience of freezer meals and slow cooker meals into one. Guests sign up for one of the four workshops held each month and choose between 8-10 meals to assemble.

“Businesses that help people make freezer…


Added by Katie Schreifels on May 14, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

St. Mary's Physics Students Gain Knowledge Through Hands-on Experiments

Knowledge that lasts often comes through hands-on learning. Over the last couple of months, St. Mary’s High School physics students have used hands-on experiments to gain plenty of knowledge.


For the second year in a row, students in Suzanne Tibbits’ classes participated in a Pong Sat project, sending small satellites made from ping pong balls to the edge of space. Each student develops an experiment that can be contained in a ping pong ball. The students write a hypothesis…


Added by St. Mary's High School on May 13, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

St. Mary's Hosts Summer STEM, Sports Camps

Calling younger students who love robots and/or sports! This summer St. Mary’s High School is hosting several summer camps, including its first STEM Camp for middle schoolers.


The Middle School STEM Camp is set for July 7-9. During this three-day program, middle schoolers will work with LEGO Robotics, visit local engineering companies and universities, and solve critical thinking and problem solving challenges.


The cost of the STEM Camp is $99, which includes…


Added by St. Mary's High School on May 7, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

St. Mary's High School Starts LIFE Runners Chapter

What better way to honor life than to pray, fellowship, fundraise, and walk/run? A new running and walking group in Colorado Springs is doing just that. The St. Mary’s High School chapter of LIFE Runners held its inaugural walk/run in April and will meet again on the third Sunday in May.


LIFE Runners is an international organization, with chapters in all 50 states and 22 countries, that seeks to promote pro-life views through monthly runs and other organized events. The…


Added by St. Mary's High School on May 6, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Book signing by award-winning photographer at Royal Gorge Bridge & Park May 8 - 9

Award-winning photographer Eve Nagode will be at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park during the special Grand Re-Opening, Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, for the book signing of her recently published photographic collection entitled…


Added by Rosanne Gain on May 5, 2015 at 5:46pm — No Comments

No More Secrets!

            With Wolf Carter, Ray Abeyta, Michael Paler, Shifu Wei & John Fung

Welcome to the next level of Tai Chi.

Yes, Michael is still in China and will be returning to teach on May 12th.  

The Tai Chi Association of Colorado Springs is open…


Added by Julie Paler on May 5, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments


CEP mascot, Eggbert, fuels his fun with local bike riders.

With all of the delicious food found at barbeques and pool parties, it’s easy to let healthy eating fall by the wayside in the warmer months. May is National Egg…


Added by Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. on May 1, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments

32nd Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show


Added by John A. Armstrong on May 1, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

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