June 2012 Blog Posts (56)

Waldo Canyon Fire Clean Up

As sad as this fire is, seemingly there is always a clean up stage. A stage for everyone that is dreaded yet needs to be done. The Octopus Concierge is here to help anyone who needs to get that yucky smoke smell out of your house. We will make sure that every nook and cranny is cleaned and looking beautiful! We are servicing both lower Rockrimmon and upper Rockrimmon. Call today 719-244-6311 and ask for Michaela for pricing and for your house to look just as you had left it a week…


Added by Michaela Smith on June 30, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Volunteers Giving Back to the Community By helping out at Pro Football Camp

We know about the gifted NFL athletes coming in to coach the Pro Football Camp, but we would like to mention the wonderful volunteers of the Colorado Springs community who are also taking time out of their busy lives to teach the kids football skills and important character qualities at…


Added by Tracy Falsetto on June 29, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NFL Athletes Believe in PFC!

We all love the game of football, and the thrill of the victory when our favorite team wins. Seeing the great athletes perform to the best of their abilities can be one thrilling experience, especially when one gets to view it in person.  Actually getting to know the players on a personal level…


Added by Tracy Falsetto on June 28, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

"AIM" to make a difference!

Artistry in Motion, 469 Windchime Place, would like to help our community by offering free day camp for children that are victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire. As of today, June 28th Woodmen Rd. & Windchime Place are CLOSED. As soon as the area opens, we will provide children 1/2 & full day activities (dance, movies, arts/crafts, etc)so that victims of the fire can do what they need to do to get back on their feet again. If you are interested in this service or would like to volunteer,…


Added by Tami Taggart on June 28, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments

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If people can not find dust masks You all might be able to find them at dales paint and supply on circle i did auto body work and the store has nice people they are on circle near shelton I hope my family and friends are ok thinking about them and jazz I am near D.C. love ron 

Added by Ron Verquer on June 28, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments

35 People with Developmental Disabilities Safely Evacuated from Manitou Springs

Cheyenne Village safely evacuated 35 people with developmental disabilities from Manitou Springs last Saturday and prior to the mandatory evacuation was announced and returned them to their homes Tuesday. Some individuals went with family who were available and able to assist and Cheyenne Village took 16 individuals to the MCM Elegante Suites, which provided discounted rooms.  Cheyenne Village is standing by in case another evacuation is called.


Cheyenne Village is the oldest…


Added by Jeannie Porter on June 27, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Terra Verde Will Match Waldo Fire Relief Donations Up to $5000

Terra Verde is offering to match all cash or check donations dropped off at the store up to $5000


Along with everyone in Colorado Springs, all of us at Terra Verde are looking for ways to help out with the Waldo Canyon Fire. Terra Verde is offering to match all cash or check donations dropped off at the store up to $5000. Stop in, donate to the Red…


Added by Terra Verde on June 27, 2012 at 1:10pm — No Comments

The 7th annual Pro Football Camp!

The 7th annual Pro Football Camp features more than 15 current and former NFL athletes conducting a four-day football camp, July 10-13 at UCCS/CSCS Mt. Lion Stadium in Colorado Springs from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Unique to this youth football camp for …

Added by Tracy Falsetto on June 26, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Youth Camp Brings in Offensive Line Coach to Help Teach Kids

For the first six years of the Pro Football Camps existence, pro football players, both former and current, have been brought in to teach the kids all sides of the NFL. This year, the camp will be going into its seventh year of existence, and they’ve brought someone in to change things up a bit.  Most recently a former coach of the Oakland Raiders offensive line, Bob Wyile will come in to teach the older kids the game a little more in-depth.


The Pro Football Camp is a…


Added by Tracy Falsetto on June 25, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Youth Camp Brings in Offensive Line Coach to Help Teach Kids

For the first six years of the Pro Football Camps, former and current NFL athletes have taught the kids all sides of the game of football. This year, a former coach of the Oakland Raiders offensive line, Bob Wylie, will be coaching the older kids the game a little more in-depth. 

The Pro Football Camp is a nonprofit organization that features current NFL rookies, veterans and former NFL vets all sharing…


Added by Tracy Falsetto on June 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Plumbing Prices In Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs High Cost Of Plumbing Services

In Colorado Springs the plumbers charge a lot of money for their services. I live in down town Colorado Springs, and have recently lost my job, I am living on my unemployment income for now and it's been difficult to survive without loosing my home.

Last week I had a drain problem and had to call a local plumbing company for my…

Added by mark clark on June 24, 2012 at 7:27am — No Comments

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child


According to the dictionary, a village…


Added by Vivian Kirkfield on June 24, 2012 at 12:51am — No Comments


June 21st marks the first official day of summer. (Although with the heat we have had here in Colorado, you would think it started weeks ago!). 

Did you know that you can cook more than just steaks and burgers on your grill? 

Many customers come into our store here at Colorado BBQ Outfitters saying they only have a gas or charcoal grill. So? You can BBQ on those just as well as a high end wood pellet grill. 

The trick is simple. You just need…


Added by Colorado BBQ Outfitters on June 21, 2012 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Change Your Child's Future: Mathematics

As parents, children, students, and educators ourselves, we the staff at After School University know how important a good, solid education is for every child’s future. We believe that the best education incorporates and connects many different subjects to enhance comprehension. We encourage every child to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as the basic foundations for success in any career field.


Mathematics is one of After School…


Added by After School University on June 21, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

St. Mary's Grace Center Celebrates Five Years of Service

The St. Mary’s High School community once dreamed of having its own athletic fields. So when the Grace Center for Athletics and Community Service opened in the fall of 2006 it was a dream come true. In the five years since the Grace Center opened it has been a blessing not only to the St. Mary’s community but to the greater Colorado Springs community as well.

Betty Faricy, class of 1970, remembers what it was like before the Grace Center opened.

“Every year we would have to try…


Added by St. Mary's High School on June 20, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments


Summer is a great time to enjoy a break from school, spend time with friends and play outdoors.  If your child was outside and a dog started running down the street in their direction, what would they do? 

Here are helpful tips you can share with your family to ensure everyone’s…


Added by Mutt Masters on June 20, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

Used Car Buying 101

For some people buying a used car is akin to pulling teeth.  Before your next used car buying adventure, do yourself a big favor and take the car into an ASE certified technician…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on June 20, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

Colorado Springs Street Breakfast Token Presentation

The annual Colorado Spring Street Breakfast Token presentation was held on June 14th at 11:00 AM at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. This event is held on Thursday prior to the street breakfast and commemorative tokens are presented to the Mayor and Chair of the El Paso County Commissioners. Following the presentation range riders, rodeo personnel, Fort Carson personnel, the Pikes Peak Rangerettes, Girl of the West and Aide to the Girl of the West ride horses or walk through the…


Added by Katherine Toman on June 19, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

Partnering Low-Income, First-Time Moms with Public Health Nurses Proves to be Effective

At age 15, Rachael had to tell her dad she was three months pregnant. She was scared because she knew he wouldn’t expect it from his volleyball playing, straight-A, ninth-grade high school student, and would likely be disappointed. After hearing the news, her dad discussed her options of…


Added by El Paso County Public Health on June 18, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Sk8-Strong Raffle for one week at Camp WoodWard

Added by Sk8-Strong on June 18, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

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