Fighting temps that dipped into the negative teens in some parts of El Paso County, nearly a dozen Colorado Springs entrepreneurs, startup execs, and small business owners ventured downtown earlier this month to learn a little more about crowdfunding at a forum sponsored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
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One of the pillars of the Pro Football Camp organization is that any kid, no matter social economic level, can attend the camp. On December 10th, Pro Football Camp received more than $5,300 in donations through Colorado Gives Day that will fund scholarships for kids to attend camp. Additionally, FirstBank had an incentive fund for all non-profits who received more than 30 donations. Pro Football Camp anticipates receiving an additional donation from FirstBank’s Colorado Gives…Continue
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The Colorado Springs City for Champions proposal in front of the Colorado Economic Development Commission this month represents a mix of intentions – some highly questionable - gone terribly awry. In spite of an embarrassingly desperate spin campaign by the Mayor and the daily…Continue
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Justin Weis, associate director of residential life and housing at Colorado College, has been awarded the Outstanding Mid-Level Professional for the region by the Association of Intermountain Housing Officers (AIMHO).
The award is presented every year to a housing professional who currently is working in an…Continue
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The Dirt, an online blog of the American Society of Landscape Architects, recently covered a symposium that Colorado College Associate Philosophy Professor Marion Hourdequin helped organize at the Society for Ecological Restoration’s meeting last month in Madison, Wis.
The symposium focused on “Restoration: Another Layer of History” and explored questions of ecological…
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Here at The Independence Center, we work towards ensuring people with disabilities have the same rights, access and opportunities as do others in the community who are living without a disability. Our mission is to work with…
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Colorado College Associate Sociology Professor Kathy Giuffre will be a presenter at TEDxMileHigh: Women | Values + Instincts on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Newman Center in Denver. The TEDxMileHigh event features some of Colorado’s most innovative, brilliant, and passionate women — women who are…Continue
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It may seem odd in this age of digital media and electronic gadgetry to turn to a 16th-century playwright for lessons about 21st-century politics.
But as Colorado College Political Science Professor Tom Cronin notes in his chapter in the newly published “Shakespeare and…
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Dana Wittmer, assistant professor of political science at Colorado College, recently received a USAID grant to conduct research on human trafficking in Moldova and Ukraine. Wittmer, along with collaborators at Texas Christian University and Northeastern University, received an 18-month, $180,983 grant for the…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on September 16, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments
What can you do with a $12 bubble machine from Wal-Mart? Apparently a lot more than just blow bubbles. Just ask Colorado College Environmental Science Associate Professor Miro Kummel, who is using the device to track the ways trees alter small-scale wind patterns at the tree line on Pikes…Continue
Added by Leslie Weddell on September 4, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments
El Paso County, Colorado Environmental Services Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Manitou…Continue
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On August 17 BlissFest333 will screen local filmmaker Dave Gardner’s documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Released in late 2011, the film has been shown in Colorado Springs several times. Gardner feels this may be its last big-screen appearance for a while. “I’d like to think those who’ve wanted to see this film have done so by now, but it always surprises me the number of people who still have not checked it out.”…Continue
Added by Dave Gardner on August 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to be able to bring their Vocal Arts Festival back to Colorado College with some great performances, including three performances of The Sound of Music. What makes it the most special is discovering and developing young talent right here in our community.
The Vocal Arts Festival brings in world-class teachers, coaches, choreographers and directors for…Continue
Added by Sylvia Hutson on July 19, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments
The 1st annual Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group’s Kings of the Springs 7v7 Benefit Tournament with the proceeds going toward the scholarship fund for the Pro Football Camp. This tournament is addressing a growing need in the Colorado Springs area by featuring at least 8 teams from Southern Colorado competing in a one-day tournament on Friday, July 12 at UCCS Mt. Lion Stadium beginning at noon.…Continue
Added by Teddi Domann on July 2, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
First Friday ArtWalk is in Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs is a great way to meet local artists, learn about new trends and make new friends. Get into your walking shoes to find some of the best values available along Colorado Avenue in historic Old Colorado City.
Added by Sharon, Hunter-Wolff Gallery on May 29, 2013 at 9:50am — No Comments
After clinching regionals, and winning second place at the State Science Olympiad competition held at Colorado's School of Mines, 15 home schooled, middle-schoolers traveled to Dayton, OH for the National Science Olympiad tournament.
Armed with $5,000 in sponsorship from local companies, GE Johnson Construction, Brindle Way, After School University, Murphy Construction, Simply Kids Dental, Colorado Family Dentistry, Meyer and Lydiatt Family Dentistry, and Make it Mine Embroidery, plus…Continue
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Tai Chi Chuan is also known as “Supreme Ultimate Fist” (or Chinese…Continue
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