November 2011 Blog Posts (95)

Vanguard XC Coach Named Coach of the Year!

Steve Read has been coaching The Vanguard School’s girls cross country team since the high school's beginning six years ago. Read has been successfully pushing the runners to achieve excellence. The Lady Coursers qualified for state by their second season. By their…

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Added by Janet Dinnen on November 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Lash Bash Supports Empty Stocking Fund!

What can I do during the holidays to make a difference in our community? Many people ask that question, and the good news is, Genesis Medspa has the answer! The Holiday Lash Bash is not only a great way to pamper yourself with great spa treatments, but also support the empty stocking fund.

On December 8th, from 3:00 until 5:30 join us for FREE spa treatments, including eyebrow waxing, eye infusion treatments, and microderm hand treatments. Lash bash specials include, buy a $100…

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Added by Michele Pribble on November 30, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Call for Poets and Artists ~ Start Your Collaboration For National Poetry Month Now

Cottonwood Center for the Arts’ show opening on March 23rd will celebrate National Poetry Month and showcase the collaboration of  Colorado Springs artists and poets. Artists are not limited to using works by local poets. Pricing of poetry and artwork is up to the artists involved. All poems must be framed with a wire on the back for…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 30, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

Time for a Timing Belt?

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

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Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on November 30, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Springs Financial Success Story

I love to hear money success stories.  Here's one about a 23-year old, single mom who owns her home and has no consumer debt.  She lives in Colorado Springs; let's call her Jessica.

Two years ago Jessica's Mom bought her a Dave Ramsey Financial Kit which included 13 weekly one-hour video sessions at a local church.  Her Mom wanted Jessica to save for the future.  Jessica was inspired by the course and decided to get rid of her debt and start out fresh.  Her debt consisted of several…

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Added by Bill Stanley on November 30, 2011 at 9:42am — 1 Comment

Christine Colvin of FrameWorks Adds Her Unique Style to “Sense and Sensibility”

 

 

Jane Austin Self Protrait by Chris Alvarez

The performances at the First United Methodist Church Theater’s “Sense and Sensibility ~ A Musical” won’t be the only originals on the stage.…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 29, 2011 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Attend Vanguard's High School Info Night!

The Vanguard School at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy will be hosting a high school information night on December 6th at 6:30PM in the Vanguard Library (1605 S. Corona Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80905).

Come learn about the top performing high school in Colorado, tour the campus, and meet students, parents, and teachers! Vanguard offers a college preparatory curriculum, character and leadership development opportunities,…

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Added by Janet Dinnen on November 28, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments

SPECIAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCES AT THE 2011 COLORADO SPRINGS CHRISTMAS CRECHE EXHIBIT & CONCERTS

 

 

Event:              2011 Colorado…

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Added by Seiko Tran on November 28, 2011 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

SCHEDULE OF MUSICAL PERFORMERS AT THE 2011 COLORADO SPRINGS CHRISTMAS CRECHE EXHIBIT & CONCERTS

The 2011 Colorado Springs Christmas Crèche Exhibit & Concerts will feature (20) exclusive musical presentations on Dec. 2nd & 3rd, 2011.  The performances will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Liberty Chapel located at 8610 Scarborough Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (near intersection of Powers & Research Parkway).    

In addition to the Live Nativity presentations and hundreds of crèches at this year's exhibit,  the following inspiring…

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Added by Seiko Tran on November 28, 2011 at 1:22am — No Comments

The Quest for Cello!

THE QUEST FOR CELLO

I would like to introduce you to the Veronika String Quartet: Veronika Afanassieva and Karine Garibova on violin and Ekaterina Dobrotvorskaia on viola – Three lovely ladies who came to the United States from Russia, and settled in Southern Colorado about 12 years ago. This quartet has won international awards almost since their beginning… wait… what?  Did you say I was missing something… Oh, yes – the cello!  There has…

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Added by Sylvia Hutson on November 28, 2011 at 12:57am — No Comments

Community Weight Loss Challenge

Join the 8 week

Community Weight loss Challenge!

(Last Challenge Winner lost over 21 pounds)

 

Register at: www.nutrition44.com  Coach: Tami

or call:  719 358-7022

 

Come meet new people, win prizes/cash, feel great, learn how to lose the weight and keep it off!! Start your …

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Added by tami porter on November 26, 2011 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Kathleen Reed Ikabana Demo Saturday 11/26 ~ Free at Cottonwood on Tejon

Saturday 11/26

Kathleen Reed 2pm

Cottonwood on Tejon


8 S. Tejon

Ongoing Events:

Small Works Holiday Boutique

The Indy’s 2011 Best of the…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 25, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Holiday Spirits Seem Positive in the Blogosphere

I follow quite a few bloggers and received a number of lovely posts for Thanksgiving.  If you click on each link, it will take you to their Thanksgiving post.

Mirth and…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on November 24, 2011 at 11:04pm — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

Preventative Maintenance:  Pay Me Now or Pay Me (MORE) Later!

This old adage has been around for decades, but is it really true?  If you don’t follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedule, what can (and will) happen…

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Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on November 23, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Corner Mechanic Car Care Tip of the Week

Preventative Maintenance:  Pay Me Now or Pay Me (more) Later!

This old adage has been around for decades, but is it really true?  If you don’t follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedule, what can (and will) happen…

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Added by Honest Accurate Auto Service on November 23, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

FREEDOM HUNTERS AND W.L. GORE GIVE BACK THROUGH HUNT WITH HEROES CONTEST

Local non-profit, Freedom Hunters, recently partnered with W.L. Gore & Associates for the “Hunt with Heroes” contest to award two people, one military winner and one civilian winner, with a week-long hunting trip.  Freedom Hunters, a non-profit outdoor adventure program, focuses on giving back to military personnel.  The program takes active duty, wounded, Gold Star, and military families on hunting and fishing excursions to relax and recoup.  

 

The “Hunt with Heroes”…

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Added by Michelle Babin on November 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Giving Thanks

 

The holiday of Thanksgiving serves as a reminder for many of us that we have much to be thankful for.

As a mom, educator and author,…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on November 22, 2011 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Cottonwood on Tejon Announces Jane Beeder as December Artist of the Month

 



 

One of Jane’s 50 for $50 December specials features a large iridescent blown glass focal bead…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 22, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

Sense And Sensibility: A Musical

Tin Roof Productions’ presents Sense and Sensibility, A Musical. Written and directed by Karen Burnett Hamer, the show opens December 2 in downtown Colorado Springs.  

For me, this truly is the most anticipated show of the holiday season. I eagerly await the intriguing characters from the page coming to life on the stage, in a spectacle of colorful costuming, engaging music and dramatic story telling, which celebrates 200 years of Jane Austen's first published…

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Added by Melissa Lindell on November 22, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

End of Camelot and Innocence

Today is the 48th anniversary of that tragic day in Dallas when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, effectively ending an age of innocence for much of our country.…

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Added by Bob Stephens on November 22, 2011 at 1:08am — No Comments

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