Archive for August, 2010

Upcoming Event: “Revitalizing Colorado Towns” with Daniel Kemmis

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The Forum for Civic Advancement invites you to the inaugural event of its 2010-11 season.

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United Communities Splintering Substance Abuse

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Substance abuse is thought to be a nearly inevitable issue in today’s communities, but the southwest counties of Colorado are taking a proactive stand against it. And they are seeing results.

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Helping the Homeless, Helping the City

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

To combat the public safety issue generated by the growth of the population of homeless campers in Colorado Springs, El Paso County commissioners unanimously approved a no-camping regulation in February. And by the look of it, the ordinance seems to have worked; the packed tents that had once lined the banks of Fountain Creek, which runs through America the Beautiful Park in downtown Colorado Springs, are now gone. But where did everyone go? Where are they living now?

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Catching Up with a Fellow: Niki Latino

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Niki was born in Pueblo and received her B.S. in political science and mass communications from the University of Southern Colorado. She was an El Pomar Fellow from 1998 to 2001, during which time she coordinated numerous programs including Colorado Leadership Alliance, El Pomar Youth in Community Service (EPYCS) and the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program.

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Awards for Excellence Finalists Announced

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

El Pomar Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2010 Awards for Excellence.

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Military Families Honored with The Greatest Show on Earth

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Small fingers clutch elephant mugs filled to the brim with crushed ice, dripping blue raspberry, and cherry flavoring. Excited children  hop and point in awe at comical men on stilts, slinky tigers, roaring motorcyclists, daring trapeze artists, and countless other thrilling sights: the circus has arrived! El Pomar Foundation recently recognized hundreds of local military families for their hard work and sacrifices by giving them the opportunity to see Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth.

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