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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

April 10 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by April 21, 2023. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate a community corrections…

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May Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 | maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Nature’s Classroom- Incredible Insects Tuesday, May 2, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Puppet show, guided hike and catch/release of live insects provide opportunities to learn about life cycles and the importance of insects. Geared toward…

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May Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Feathered Frenzy Thursday, May 4, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 5, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Children ages…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation

March 20, 2023 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Fairgrounds Corporation. Applications for the open position are due by April 1, 2023. The Fairgrounds Corporation is currently seeking one private citizen. The Fairgrounds Corporation is a non-profit corporation established by the Board of El Paso…

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April Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Rabbits Don’t Lay Eggs Thursday, April 6, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 7, 10:00 a.m.-…

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April Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Nature’s Classroom- Foothills Habitats Tuesday, April 4, 1:00-3:00 p.m. A puppet show followed by a discovery hike through 3 habitats, observing, comparing and contrasting each. Geared towards Grades 1-2. $4/person, prepaid registration…

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El Paso County Opens 2022 Veteran of the Year Nominations

March 09, 2023 – El Paso County Veteran Services Office is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Veteran of the Year Award. Annually, El Paso County honors an individual for their exemplary military service and continued commitment to serving fellow veterans in the region. Previous award recipients include Skyler Nelson (2021), Nanette Brédé Mueller (2020), Duane…