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July Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

June 14, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for July. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website…

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2021 El Paso County Fair Queen to Promote Upcoming County Fair

June 11, 2021 – The El Paso County Fair Queen committee announces the 2021 El Paso County Fair Queen, Madyson Ann Burhing from Calhan, Colorado. Earlier this spring, Madyson was evaluated in four competition categories: horsemanship, public speaking, personal interview, and the quality of her application. She excelled in all categories and has begun her…

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El Paso County Housing Authority Recognized for Excellence

June 9, 2021 – El Paso County Housing Authority (EPCHA) has been awarded the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALFHA) Single-Family Excellence Award for their outstanding efforts related to the development of the Turnkey Plus Program. EPCHA was recognized on May 13, 2021 during the NALHFA Virtual Annual Conference award ceremony. Today, the…

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El Paso County receives approximately $70 million in first round of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

June 1, 2021 – At today’s meeting, El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to recognize and appropriate American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the amount of approximately $70 million. The American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress earlier this year and signed into law by the president allocated $65.1 billion in direct…

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El Paso County Commissioners Honor Five Inspiring Youth

June 1, 2021 – At the weekly Board of the El Paso County Commissioners meeting held today, the Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing June 1, 2021 as iInspire Day to honor five youth who have overcome adversity and inspired others. “The Minority Overrepresentation Subcommittee of the Fourth Judicial District’s Juvenile Best Practices Committee and the…