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Complete New Food Assistance Applications by Jan. 29

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) is providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through February 2019 in response to the partial government shutdown. At federal direction, all states including Colorado will distribute SNAP funds for February much earlier than normal, which required the early deadline for processing. All redeterminations were due by 3 p.m.…

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Urgent Update to Food Assistance Program in Government Shutdown

Clients with Food Assistance cases due for redetermination must submit documents by Tuesday, Jan. 15. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) is providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through February 2019 in response to the partial government shutdown. At federal direction, all states including Colorado will distribute SNAP funds for February much earlier than normal.…

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Register for January Courses

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in January:   Thursday, January 10, 2019 Leading Edge For Transportation (9 Week Course) Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, 9 sessions ending Thursday, March 07 Location: Pikes Peak…

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Register for December Workshops

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) continues to offer it’s broad selection of courses.   Monday, December 03, 2018 Introduction to SBDC Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Ste. 101 Fee:…

El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 15, honoring adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes.

Commissioners Recognize National Adoption Month

Adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes were honored Thursday, Nov. 15. El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting. “The El Paso County Department of Human Services, with its many private, community based and non-profit partners, plays a vital role in…

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Boost Your Business Knowledge

Looking for a way to help your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in November:   Thursday, November 01, 2018 Boot Camp: Steps to Owning Your Business Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Ste. 101 Fee: $20.00 NOTE:…

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Cyber Security Summit for Small Businesses Oct. 26

The upcoming Cyber Security Summit for Small Businesses includes a broad variety of workshops and speakers, consultation opportunities and exhibitors so business owners and others can expand their knowledge and apply it to make improvements. The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center is hosting the event. The summit will present small businesses knowledge in different…

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Oct. 4, 2018, unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing October as Arts Month.

Commissioners Recognize Arts Month

El Paso County proudly encourages participation in the arts as well as provides venues for the public display of creative projects. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Thursday unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing October as Arts Month. “The arts and humanities enhance and enrich the lives of every American,…