A man receives the first COVID-19 vaccine in El Paso County.

El Paso County Receives First COVID-19 Vaccines

December 14, 2020 – Wednesday marked an exciting turning point in El Paso County’s COVID-19 response efforts, with the first COVID-19 vaccines arriving in El Paso County. Partners from El Paso County Public Health, County, City, Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, and hospitals have been responding to COVID-19 for more than nine months,…

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Summit Economics Report: El Paso County’s RBRF Saves Jobs And $1.1 Billion in Economic Output

December 1, 2020 – The El Paso County Regional Business Relief Fund (RBRF) saved up to 11,789 jobs and protected $1.1 billion in local economic output, according to a report just released by Summit Economics. The El Paso Board of County Commissioners and the county’s Economic Development department created the RBRF to assist local small…

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Widefield Community Park Construction Project Underway

October 8, 2020 – An El Paso County construction project is currently underway, which will require intermittent closures of the playground, surrounding sidewalks, and a portion of the main parking lot within Widefield Community Park. This project includes: Replacing the sidewalk from the main parking lot to the restroom Construction of two new pavilions near…

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El Paso County Awards $13,858,527 in Grants to Local Small Businesses and Nonprofits

October 7, 2020 – El Paso County’s Economic Development Department awarded $13,858,527 in grants to 864 local small businesses and nonprofits as part of the El Paso County Regional Business Relief Fund program, making it one of the largest COVID-19 relief programs in the nation led by a local County government. The program was initiated…

Pikes Peak SBDC Executive Director, Aikta Marcoulier, poses with an award given to the Pikes Peak SBDC for Excellence and Innovation Center of the Year.

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center Honored by Colorado SBA

September 23, 2020 – On Wednesday, the Colorado Small Business Association honored the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center with not one but two awards for their hard work during COVID-19 and beyond. The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center was named the “Excellence and Innovation Center of the Year”. Pikes Peak SBDC was also…

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Community Services Announces Special Events for August & September

August 3, 2020 – The following Special Events are being hosted by El Paso County Community Services during the months of August and September. The public can register for any of the following classes and workshops here. Flow Patterns and Boat Races When: Saturday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Where: Rainbow Falls Historic…