June 2015 Blog Posts (28)

Infront Webworks to host Let’s Put Colorado Springs on the Map workshop to help small businesses succeed on the web

Infront Webworks is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a series of free Let’s Put Colorado Springs on the Map workshops, each of which will feature free Google Giveaways, a lesson about how to gain a stronger presence on Google Maps, as well as on Google’s search results pages and free post workshop mini consultations regarding your companies online presence.

 

Let’s Put Colorado Springs…

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Added by Michael Hodgdon on June 30, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

One Well-Kept Secret Deserves Another

The Paint Mines Excursion

While…

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Added by Karen Rivera on June 29, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Keeping Pets Safe and Calm This Fourth of July

Everyone loves the fun and festivities of the July 4th holiday celebrations. However, our pets may not have the same appreciation of these patriotic displays. Follow these tips to ensure you and your pets have a happy and safe Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July usually includes BBQs and drinks galore! But be…

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Added by Maren Williams on June 29, 2015 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Eastside Water District Hosts Media Tour for an Inside Look at Their Black Forest Water Supply

Cherokee Metropolitan District recently offered Colorado Springs media outlets an exclusive opportunity to take a guided-tour of the district’s newest water supply source, the Satellite Well Field in Black Forest.



Contributing 15% of the district’s overall water supply, this well field delivers clean water to residents in addition to three other Cherokee…

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Added by Red Energy Public Relations on June 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Native American Powwow

THE PALMER LAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY 

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Added by Al Walter on June 26, 2015 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Pancake Breakfast, Fun Run To Promote Catholic Education

Catholic and pro-life communities of Colorado Springs, mark your calendars for Sunday, Sept. 27. That’s the date of St. Mary’s High School’s first Red Rose Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast. It’s a chance to celebrate Catholic education, build community, and kick off October as Respect Life Month.

The…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on June 26, 2015 at 11:36am — No Comments

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Teams with Kids and Adults with Disabilities

  Chandler Berwick, 18, laughs as he grips the steering wheel of Mike Wilson's Chevrolet Camaro that will be racing in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend.…

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Added by Special Kids Special Families on June 23, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Is Your Home Cat Friendly?

Cats might seem like they have it easy. From “cat naps” in the sun, to watching birds out the window, to dinner time, it seems like cats have it all! But in some cases, making a cat feel truly happy and healthy at home might involve more than just the basics. Here are some advanced tips for making your home completely…

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Added by Maren Williams on June 23, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

OCC History Center? There's an App for That

Everyone knows that The Old Colorado City History Center is where they feed your fascination with the history you see all around you. But did you know that for the last 3 years, they've been making it come to life with their GPS-abled app?

The free, easily downloadable…

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Added by Karen Rivera on June 22, 2015 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Oooh La La! July's Tunnel Tour Includes Dancing Girls

Added by Karen Rivera on June 22, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Did You Know: Father's Day Started With The YMCA? Plus 5 Other Things You Didn't Know Were Founded by the Y

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s important to look back and understand where the tradition came from. Without the help of the YMCA, Father’s Day would not be celebrated in the traditional way it is today. Father’s Day was started in 1909 in Spokane, WA by Sonora Smart Dodd to celebrate her father for raising her after her mother passed…

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Added by Red Energy Public Relations on June 19, 2015 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Challenger Middle School Kids Volunteering to help at Zach's Place

Challenger Middle School volunteered their group for Challenger Cares Day. Kendra Larmour heads the program and is focused on educating students on the importance of giving back to the community.

The team spent the day washing outdoor toys, creating crafts and sanitizing indoor play things at…

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Added by Special Kids Special Families on June 19, 2015 at 8:18am — No Comments

Fiddle Camp to 'countrify' young string players

Left to Right: Jorrin Powell, 17; Jory Lane, 14 and Kooper Lane, 11- all members of the Youth…

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Added by Rachel Wood on June 18, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Pine Creek wins 3rd Annual Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group 7v7 Tournament

           Pro Football Camp held the 3rd annual Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group’s 7v7 High School Football Tournament on June 13, 2015, at Vista Ridge High School. This year eight total teams came to play and fight for the championship trophy.…

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Added by Morgan Young on June 18, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

There is One Reason Steven Johnson, LB, Broncos Comes to Camp Every Year: The Kids

          Steven Johnson, LB, Broncos, is one of the fan favorites each year at Pro Football Camp. He always has a smile on his face ready to coach the excited and energetic kids, ages 7 – 14 years old. When asked why he continues to take time out of his busy schedule to come out to Pro Football Camp each…

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Added by Morgan Young on June 18, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Radon Lesson Hits Close to Home for St. Mary's Students

What started out for Suzanne Tibbits’ physics classes at St. Mary’s High School as an experiment to teach awareness about radon turned into a practical lesson about health and safety. In March the students tested their houses using radon tests purchased through a grant given by the family of alumnus Cannon Wille, who graduated in 2012. Only 24 percent of the tests in the students’ homes passed.

Radon is a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It is formed by the…

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Added by St. Mary's High School on June 18, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Understanding the Value and Importance of Organic First-Page Results

Millions of bloggers, businesses, and artists compete wildly for the chance of a first-page result for keywords relevant to their website. It seems only natural to want to top the charts. In your personal experience, how often do you click on the second page? What about paid advertisements? Perhaps you’ve asked yourself “what exactly…

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Added by Michael Hodgdon on June 17, 2015 at 6:44pm — No Comments

SHREDDING COMBATS HUNGER AND FIGHTS FRAUD

            A free shredding opportunity on June 13 took place at the Black Forest Lutheran Church.  Taking advantage of the shredding opportunity were 419 individuals from over 30 central Colorado Postal ZIP Codes.  A total of about 9,500 pounds of obsolete or unneeded personal documents were professionally and safely shredded during the three-hour shredding period.  All of the paper will be recycled.  Another 900 pounds of cardboard containers that individuals brought their documents in…

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Added by Stan Beckner on June 15, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

July Tunnel Tours Show Off Wicked Ways and Scandalous Stories

Known as the WILD SIDE, Old Colorado City provided disreputable fun and dubious entertainment for "respectable" businessmen, imbibers of alcohol, and miners waiting to change trains overnight on their way to the…

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Added by Karen Rivera on June 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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