September 2012 Blog Posts (34)

Health Insurance that Pays!

Did you know cancer has become the #1 cause of death overall?  Although heart disease is still the #1 killer of women, cancer is now #1 across all demographics in our country.  How sad that is when there is a great alternative treatment that not only encourages cancer cells to commit suicide (apoptosis), it can actually prevent cancer from developing.  Everyone has precancerous or cancerous cells within; what makes the difference whether they begin to proliferate or not,…


Added by Charlene Causey on September 28, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments


Registering to vote is core to being American.  The values that we vote for define our communities, state, and nation.


That is why the Filipino-American Community of Southern Colorado (FACSC) – in partnership with regional and national coordinated efforts of the National Federation of Filipino-American Associations (NaFFAA) and Together Colorado – was proud to make history as a local partner in the first-ever National Voter Registration Day held last September 25 at Julie’s…


Added by Representative Dennis Apuan on September 27, 2012 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Age 3 - Grade 12 Open House on Friday, October 12

Interested in a school where your student is cared for, cared about, and celebrated?…

Added by Jessica L. James on September 27, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Millibo Art Theatre Presents “Gods, Guns and Pancakes” Oct. 11-21

Highly-reviewed, original work by Jim Jackson takes the stage again.

Colorado Springs, CO, September 26, 2012 – Ever wonder how they do it? How do they manage to be funny performance after performance? What goes into the education of a professional clown? For…


Added by Moxie Girl PR on September 26, 2012 at 10:09pm — No Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!!!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Colorado’s Women’s Wellness Connection is promoting free breast cancer screenings to women in need. 

“We want to ensure that women in our communities make health a priority. Early detection is the key to breast cancer survival. Women’s Wellness Connection gives women access to high quality screening services regardless of insurance status or ability to pay,” said Esperanza Ybarra, Director of…


Added by Michelle A. Hubbard on September 26, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Seven SMHS Students Honored by National Merit Scholarship Program

Junior and senior years in high school bring many big tests. College entrance exams. SAT. ACT. And each of those tests can yield big results when it comes to earning scholarships for college. Sean McGunigal, a senior at St. Mary’s High School, has recently been named a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program thanks to one of those tests. Six other St. Mary’s seniors were recognized for their achievements as National Merit Commended Students.


McGunigal’s status…


Added by St. Mary's High School on September 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Announcement of Grant Receipt

Our sensory gym is better than ever! Thanks to the generosity of The Nathan B. and Florence R. Burt Foundation, we have purchased 4,250 balls for the ball pit, a crash pad for the zip line, a sensory rocker and a cuddle swing!!! The kids love the new equipment and it provides opportunities for social interaction as well as providing proprioceptive input. We are so grateful to the Nathan B. and Florence R. Burt Foundation,…


Added by PlayDate Behavioral Int. on September 25, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments


Community Partnership for Child Development (CPCD) has teamed up with Aspen Auto Clinic to hold a book drive for CPCD’s STAR (Sit Together and Read) literacy program. Throughout the month of October, community members can drop off new, unused children’s books at any Aspen Auto Clinic location and receive a $10 oil change (time of service subject to availability).…


Added by CPCD on September 25, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Unique Production of GREASE at Pine Creek Theatre

Don't miss Pine Creek Theatre's production of the award-winning musical, GREASE!  Set in 1959, this memorable musical has been a favorite of theatre-goers for more than 30 years. You're sure to leave the theatre with a smile on your face and a song in your head!…


Added by Teddi Domann on September 24, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

GREASE! The fun, memorable -- can't get those songs out of my head -- Musical

When Danny, a popular tough guy, and Sandy, a virgin do-goody, go back to school after a summer fling, Sandy finds that Danny is a different boy than the one she knew over the summer and must decide whether they really do "go together."

Pictured here Sandy, played by Rylee Domann, and…


Added by Teddi Domann on September 20, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments

New SMHS Faculty Bring With Them Decades of Experience

As the 2012-2013 school year gets underway, six new members join the St. Mary’s High School faculty. Of the six, four hold master’s degrees and one has a doctoral degree. Combined, the six have several decades of teaching experience, most in the local area.


“With the addition of these faculty members, St. Mary’s now has more than 70 percent of its faculty holding a master’s degree or higher,” said President John Kraus.


And two of incoming faculty started the…


Added by St. Mary's High School on September 20, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Food Drive Helps End Hunger

         The Black Forest AARP Chapter in partnership with 12 area merchants sponsored a food drive from September 7-16.  Fifty-Five pounds of non-perishable food and $178.80 in cash was collected.  All food and donations were presented to the Black Forest Cares Food Pantry.  The project was the chapter's 2012 Day of Service project. The goal was to help reduce hunger along the Palmer Divide.

         Partnering with Chapter 1100 was the Black Forest Fire & Rescue and the…


Added by Stan Beckner on September 19, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Summer Trip Enables SMHS Junior to Serve Others

For most high school students, a summer trip to Jamaica would be all about fun in the sun. But two weeks in Jamaica this past summer for Kelly Heiniger, a junior at St. Mary’s High School, was about helping others.


“I’ve always wanted to volunteer overseas so I researched volunteer abroad programs,” Heiniger said. “That’s how I found Projects Abroad.”


Initially Heiniger considered spending the summer in Tanzania, but the flight there was cost prohibitive. As…


Added by St. Mary's High School on September 19, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

Butter Braid Fundraiser for Colorado Springs Alumnae Panhellenic Association Scholarship Fund

It's that time again...time for the Colorado Springs Panhellenic Alumnae Butter Braid Fundraiser!

Each braided pastry is 22oz.and includes icing packet! Varieties include: Caramel Roll, Cherry, Apple, Blueberry & Cream Cheese, Cinnamon and Cream Cheese. Only $12 each - great for brunch, with coffee or as a hostess item for the upcoming holidays.

Butter Braids come frozen and all you have to do is set it out to thaw, rise and then bake. You’ll wonder how you ever lived…


Added by CS Alumnae Panhellenic Assoc. on September 19, 2012 at 7:49am — No Comments

Grease! Pine Creek Theatre performs this award-winning musical!

Pine Creek Theatre will perform "Grease", a favorite sing-along, musical with many new twists. Including a reunion number performed by teachers and parents, a cast of about 100 students dancing and singing their hearts out, and a live instrumental combo inside a giant…


Added by Teddi Domann on September 17, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

Time for a Timing Belt?

Often easily ignored, your vehicle’s Timing Belt is an integral part of some overhead valve engines.  Although changing a Timing Belt is not an inexpensive repair, it is significantly less expensive…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on September 17, 2012 at 5:43am — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

A Penny’s Worth of Prevention

The only surface on your car that connects you to the road is your tires.  With icy winter weather just around the corner, sufficient tire tread is essential to keep your car riding the road…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on September 17, 2012 at 5:41am — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

The Right Shop

Fresh Ink , GT

The Corner Mechanic.

Every Wednesday morning.

Tips for this and Tips for that

Your car breaks down, no warning!



Service Interval,

Estimates and "All that work!"

Where, oh where,…


Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on September 17, 2012 at 5:39am — No Comments

Cedar Springs Hospital Celebrates 90 Years of Exceptional Care and Community Partnership

Change is inevitable in 90 years of business.  Industries emerge and fade away, economies shift drastically, and entire civilizations adapt to natural changes in the environment as well as those more artificial changes caused by the progress of Man. The one constant would seem to be the absolute resilience and fortitude of the Human Spirit. That single phenomenon, the capacity to hope that separates us from the rest of the universe, is the common thread that is woven throughout…


Added by Dan Zarecky on September 14, 2012 at 8:50am — No Comments

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