August 2016 Blog Posts (25)

Call for Artists ~ Double Exposure: An Exhibition of Video and Photography

Double Exposure: An Exhibition of Video and Photography

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks artists working in BOTH photography and video to submit…


Added by Karen Rivera on August 31, 2016 at 9:05pm — No Comments

CC President, Others Volunteer at Open Space Restoration

Several members of the Colorado College community, including President Jill Tiefenthaler and her husband, Kevin Rask, a research professor in the Economics and Business Department, recently participated in a…


Added by Leslie Weddell on August 30, 2016 at 10:56am — No Comments

Local Pearl Harbor Survivor Ships Out for the Last Time

Jerald Douglas "Doug" Huggins served aboard the light cruiser, USS St. Louis, during World War II and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. He passed away peacefully August 21, 2016, surrounded by those who love him. He was 93. 

Doug grew up in Pasadena, Texas, and…


Added by Bunny Blaha on August 25, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Zach’s Place and Special Olympics, a Winning Team!

August was a busy month for Olympians of all types – those who were in Rio and those who stayed at home – reaching out to others in their community. Two local organizations – Special Kids Special Families and Special Olympics of Colorado – teamed up this past month to introduce the youngsters attending Zach’s…


Added by Special Kids Special Families on August 22, 2016 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Volunteers Wanted for Commonwheel Artists Labor Day Art Festival

Commonwheel Artists Co-op has put out it's annual request for volunteers:

Added by Karen Rivera on August 21, 2016 at 8:43am — No Comments

Points to Consider While Choosing a Computer Repair Service

In today’s digitally advanced world, computers and laptops have become a part of daily life. It is very difficult to live without them. If your laptop or computer has broken down and you want it to get back to its working condition fast, then you need to get help from a computer repair service. Some people may try to fix the damages at home even though they have no idea…


Added by Alicia Wright on August 18, 2016 at 1:45am — No Comments

SEO to Improve Business Rankings

SEO-based advertising is an indispensable part of crafting a digital marketing campaign. We need to take a look at what SEO means and why it is an absolute necessity as far as digital marketing services are concerned. Read on to find out:

Serves to Direct an Increased Amount of Traffic to Your Website: SEO marketing serves to increase traffic towards particular websites. When somebody types anything…


Added by Alicia Wright on August 17, 2016 at 6:03am — No Comments

Rising Professionals Celebrate a Decade of Mentorship to Springs’ Business Community

For the past ten years, Colorado Springs Rising Professionals (CSRP) has matched more than 200 young business professionals with more than 100 mentors through the support of industry leaders and the organization's unique Mentorship Program.

The non-profit not only…


Added by Red Energy Public Relations on August 16, 2016 at 9:39am — No Comments

Black Forest Festival Report

       Ray Rozak, a local AARP Chapter 1100 member, presided as the Master of Ceremonies at the annual Keeper of the Keys ceremony and dinner on 7 August at the Black Forest Community Club in Black Forest.  Over 60 Black Forest and area residents attended the dinner, ceremony, and evening of festivities.  As Master of Ceremonies Ray introduced then administered the Oath of Office to the 2016 winner, Leif…


Added by Stan Beckner on August 13, 2016 at 7:41pm — No Comments

St. Mary's High School Hosts Second Red Rose Run in September

Celebrating Catholic education and kicking off Respect Life Month, the second Red Rose Fun Run 5K, sponsored by St. Mary’s High, is again set for the last Sunday in September. In addition, this year’s event will honor Father Bill Carmody, a leader in the southern Colorado’s pro-life movement who passed away in February.


“Father Carmody was the quintessential pro-life leader,” said Mike Kloenne, the St. Mary’s teacher who has organized the Red Rose Run. “He was able to attend…


Added by St. Mary's High School on August 12, 2016 at 11:54am — No Comments

America the Beautiful

     Barr Trail is one of the Pikes Peak region’s most iconic paths, and whether one trains for the Pikes Peak Ascent or Marathon, or simply desires to hike it for its own merit, it packs a punch. Beginning at an elevation of approximately 6,800 feet in Manitou Springs, it climbs steadily to 14,115 feet, over a distance of about 12.5 miles. Surprisingly, no two guidebooks agree with regard to those numbers, so don’t be surprised if your GPS comes up with…


Added by Tanja Britton on August 12, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Laws of Social Media Marketing: A Key to be a Successful Marketer

If you want to increase your website traffic, then you can utilise the social media marketing strategy. Social media marketing helps in increasing the traffic through various social media sites. With the introduction of social media, the whole marketing thought and landscape has been changed. With the help of this powerful tool, you can now share any content within seconds.…


Added by Alicia Wright on August 12, 2016 at 5:16am — No Comments

Sending and Storing Large Files: Cloud Storage and More

It’s common knowledge that sending huge files through the internet is extremely difficult when it comes to sending them through e-mail. This is because a majority of web hosting servers don’t allow the sending of more than 15 MB worth of data through e-mail. So, most people resort to mainly three ways of sending large data from one machine to another. Those are:

  1. The first thing that would come to somebody’s mind would be to split up the huge file into a lot of equally shaped…

Added by Alicia Wright on August 10, 2016 at 7:17am — No Comments


Colorado Proud Month, which takes place every August, is an occasion to recognize and celebrate all of the fresh food and produce grown by our own local Colorado farmers and ranchers. When Coloradans buy local, they are supporting hard working farmers, ranchers and producers throughout the state. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association wants to thank Coloradans for their continued support.


“There are many reasons for Coloradans to buy local,” said Vince Ruscitti, local…


Added by Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. on August 9, 2016 at 10:37am — No Comments

St Peter Catholic School Now Accepting applications for 5th Annual Holiday Boutique and Craft Fair

Now taking applications for November:
St Peter Catholic School is proud to announce…

Added by Karen Rivera on August 9, 2016 at 9:28am — No Comments

Various Packaging Materials and Their Utility

Packaging is of utmost importance where industrial shifting, transporting and shipping are concerned. It’s not an easy job. The selection of the packaging material has to be done with utmost care, keeping in mind the nature of the material/object that is being packed. Various types of…


Added by Alicia Wright on August 9, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments

17th Annual en Plein Air Artists Competition in Victor

2016 Art Show and Sale

Added by Karen Rivera on August 8, 2016 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Winterfest in Evergreen - Deadline 9/28

Call for Entries:

Winterfest in Evergreen - Deadline 9/28

Winterfest is a one day community festival of handmade gifts and more held indoors on "Main Street" of the Evergreen High School.…


Added by Karen Rivera on August 5, 2016 at 7:47am — No Comments

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