Today is Friday – so we have a children’s book to review to add to the Perfect Picture Book resource list that author Susanna Leonard Hill is building on her blog. For more wonderful reviews from…Continue
Added by Vivian Kirkfield on May 18, 2013 at 2:40am — No Comments
Running your own business can be rewarding but it certainly has its challenges at times.
I left a 25 year career in corporate america to pursue my dream of having my own business. I believe I prepared myself and did my homework as much as humanly possible.
I researched starting a small business on the internet. I attending a small business start up workshop sponsored and provided by SCORE and was assigned a mentor who helped me determine if I was even cut out…Continue
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Tai Chi Chuan is also known as “Supreme Ultimate Fist” (or Chinese…Continue
Added by Julie Paler on May 17, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments
When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Packard Hall, Colorado College
Here's a chance to hear how impressive the accomplishments of our local "kids" can get! The concert features excerpts from chamber music masterpieces by Schubert, Mendelssohn and some truly original…Continue
Added by Sue Trinko on May 16, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Sequel to Oscar-Nominated Gasland Digs Deeper into Science, Politics & Media
See Gasland Part II and Josh Fox May 23, 6 pm., at Gallogly Center at UCCS.
Gasland stirred up a lot of interest in the hazards of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) three years ago. The film could be credited with at least being the catalyst for the growing number of fracking bans and moratoriums around the world. So a…Continue
Added by Dave Gardner on May 16, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments
Every 7-year-old dreams of what he will be when grows up. For most, those dreams remain just that as other ambitions take over. But 7-year-old Richard “Nick” Nickelson’s dream of being a Navy “frogman” would provide him with amazing experiences, including playing a part in the historic last flight in the Mercury space program.
The dream began to really take shape when Nickelson was a senior at St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs. That year Nickelson and his best…Continue
Added by St. Mary's High School on May 16, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments
Look who's mentioned in this Colorado Springs Gazette article! Let's pray for new tenants and that the building fills quickly.
Added by Chris Perez from Freedom on May 15, 2013 at 9:32pm — No Comments
It’s always good when you can couple fun with a good cause. And that’s exactly what St. Mary’s 2013 Gala did. More 280 people enjoyed this year’s Masquerade-themed event, which again brought much needed funds to the school.
Brenda Soto, co-chair for the Gala, said a change in venue gave her and co-chair, Nichole Munoz, a chance to reevaluate the event.
“This year’s event had a change in venue from the past two years,” Soto said. “It was an opportunity to look at all aspects of…Continue
Added by St. Mary's High School on May 15, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The prestigious 2013 AARP Chapter and REA Unit Community Service Award was presented to Ray and Lin Rozak at the May meeting of the Black Forest AARP Chapter #1100. The award included of a congratulatory letter signed by AARP President, Rob Romasco and AARP CEO Allison Barry Rand. The presentation included a framed certificate and individual distinctive lapel pins for both Ray and Lin.
The Rozaks were recognized for their sustained exemplary service to the Black…Continue
Added by Stan Beckner on May 15, 2013 at 8:19am — No Comments
The new EV charging station is located at 830 N. Nevada Ave., in the parking lot on the southwest corner of Nevada Avenue and…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 5:26pm — No Comments
Eric Leonard, professor of geology and director of the Southwest Studies program at CC, has been named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. The fellowship honors high achievements in the field of research and education.
“It is a great honor to be nominated as a GSA Fellow by my colleagues –…
Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments
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How many teens struggle with Interpersonal and Communication skills? How would you like to Build your Self-Confidence, Learn how to relate better to People, Increase Communication and Listening Skills, Build Leadership and Minimize Stress and Worry with an improved Attitude.
Dale Carnegie Teen Class being held on June 25th, 26th, 27th, 2013 - here in Colorado Springs. Sign-up Today.…Continue
Added by Deborah Hendrix on May 13, 2013 at 10:05am — No Comments
The 3rd Annual Western Spirit Mixer was held on May 3, 2013 at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame to kick-off a summer of “all things western”. Welcoming the attendees were: Kent Sturman, Director, ProRodeo Hall of Fame; Ted Severn, President of the Pikes Peak Range Riders; Sallie Clark, El Paso County Commissioner, District 3, Don Knight, City Council member, District 1, and Mike Jorgensen, President of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Board.
The third annual Western Heritage Art…Continue
Added by Katherine Toman on May 13, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments
In less than two weeks, I'll be flying to Singapore to participate in the 2013 Asian Festival of Children's Content.
This annual international conference brings together authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of children's media.
I'm thrilled to have been invited to share my passion for using picture books as a parenting tool to build self-esteem and strengthen the parent-child connection. The event organizer, The National Book Council of Singapore, places great…Continue
Added by Vivian Kirkfield on May 11, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Mother's Day events at Terra Verde
12-5 ~ Trunk Show by local artisan Jeweler Jessica…Continue
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Two Colorado College students, Kathleen Carroll ’13 of Winnetka, Ill., and Brian Wray ’13 of Lakewood, Colo., were named Volunteers of the Year by the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Colorado Springs (NAMI-CS). Additionally, Colorado College was selected as…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on May 10, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments
Plan on joining usdowntown on May 11th for "Serenade on Tejon". Browse your favorite stores and businesses the day before Mother's Day and enjoy free live music, food, deals and drinks. Just follow the…Continue
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Meet local artisan jeweler Jessica Starnes at Terra Verde, 208 N. Tejon, on May 10th, 11th and 12th.
Added by Terra Verde on May 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Is your car making strange noises? Your honest accurate service advisor and/or mechanic can help you diagnose the problem, but they need your help. You can expedite the diagnosis procedure by relaying what the noise sounds like, exactly when it happens and what part of the car you think it might be coming from. Often, we will have one of our technicians drive with you in your car, so that we can be sure that we repair the particular noise that you are hearing. A few…Continue
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