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Colorado Springs/Pueblo News Releases for Sun. Sep. 25 - 9:38 am
Thu. 09/22/16
Bricker Elementary students excited for 'Giant' geography lesson
Harrison Dist. 2 - 09/22/16 12:10 PM
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Should be some fun visuals here! We are excited for this opportunity and hope you are able to attend!

Attached Media Files: 2016-09/1351/97903/2016_BrickerGiantMap.pdf
Fri. 09/16/16
Media Alert: 2016 Garlic and Harvest Symposium at Galileo School of Math and Science
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/16/16 9:38 AM
School District 11's Galileo School of Math and Science and Pikes Peak Urban Gardens are happy to present the 2016 Garlic and Harvest Symposium. This symposium is an all-day, educational event celebrating the year's bountiful garden harvest and all things garlic.

The Garlic & Harvest Symposium will be held on Saturday, September 17, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at Galileo School of Math and Science, 1600 N. Union Boulevard. The morning session will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and the afternoon session will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The media is invited to attend this event.
Tue. 09/13/16
School District 11 Board of Education Meeting
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/13/16 11:16 AM
The Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education will hold a board meeting on Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 p.m. The consent/action items on this agenda include:
Amended Board Meeting Dates for 2016-2017
Budget Transfers, Appropriations, and FTE Approvals: Expenditure Appropriation Increase in Production Printing Fund
Budget Transfers, Appropriations, and FTE Approvals: General Fund Contingency Transfer Request for Acquisition of Activity Buses
Resolution 2017-11: Hispanic Heritage Month

To view the agenda, go to the Board of Education webpage, hover over meetings, and select BoardDocs Public Site. The September 14 agenda is featured.
Fri. 09/09/16
AMENDED: District Two events for week of Sept. 12
Harrison Dist. 2 - 09/09/16 1:01 PM
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NOTE - this is an addendum to yesterday's release about Centennial's carnival. We have included two other events that will be good visual opportunities.

Hope to see you next week!

Attached Media Files: 2016-09/1351/97588/2016_WeekofSept12Events.pdf
Thu. 09/08/16
Centennial, Comcast and community partner for annual carnival
Harrison Dist. 2 - 09/08/16 3:21 PM
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Should be a lot of great visuals - hope you can attend!

Attached Media Files: 2016-09/1351/97559/2016_CentennialCarnival.pdf
Wed. 09/07/16
Peterson hosts 9/11 remembrance ceremony
Peterson Air Force Base - 09/07/16 9:43 AM
Media is invited to the Pikes Peak Region 9/11 ceremony at 9 a.m. Sept. 11. The ceremony will be held at the Peterson 9/11 memorial in front of Building 2, the NORAD/Northern Command headquarters building.

Four wreaths will be placed recognizing those who perished on 9/11. This year marks the 15 year anniversary of the attacks on our nation.

"We want to remember and pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks, and to honor the service members and first responders who place their lives on the line every day in service to our country," said Col. Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander. "We reflect on the tragedy of that day and use it as a reminder of why we serve this great nation."

Guest speakers include retired Gen. C. Robert Kehler, former 21st Space Wing and Air Force Space Command commander; Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers; and Maj. Dana Lyon, U.S. Air Force Academy and Gold Star family member. Other community leaders slated to attend include Don Addy, Colorado Thirty Group president; Ted Collas, Colorado Springs fire chief; and Bill Elder, El Paso County sheriff.
Tue. 09/06/16
Silver Key Thrift Store Moves to Bigger Space
Silver Key Senior Services - 09/06/16 9:12 AM
September 6, 2016, Colorado Springs, CO -- The Silver Key Thrift Store has moved into a larger space in the Golf Acres Shopping Center, 1506 N. Hancock, right next door to the Colorado Springs Senior Center. The new space has more room for merchandise display and allows guests to better see the items for sale.

As always, donations of gently used clothing, household items, and décor are welcome!

Our store hours are Monday -- Saturday from 9 a.m. -- 4 p.m. For more information on donations please contact Cindy Barry at 719 884-2366.
Tue. 08/30/16
Silver Key Expands Transportation Service Area
Silver Key Senior Services - 08/30/16 11:36 AM
Colorado Springs, CO August 30, 2016 --Silver Key has expanded transportation services beyond the traditional city limits to include the Black Forest and Banning Lewis Ranch areas. Silver Key was recently awarded a grant from the Colorado Springs Health Foundation to provide better access to healthcare to rural area residents. Silver Key has been providing twice-weekly rides in the Black Forest area since 2014. The funds received through the grant will increase those trips to five days a week and add service to the Banning Lewis Ranch area. The added transportation delivery routes are designed to increase accessibility for seniors living in more rural areas of the county to medical appointments, physical therapy, and the pharmacy.

For Reservations: Call 719-884-2380, 8:00 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Since 1971, Silver Key has been providing transportation, case management, and nutrition assistance to seniors in El Paso County, always focusing on independence, safety, and dignity. To learn more about volunteering, please contact Linda Arguello at larguello@silverkey.org or call at 719-884-2319.