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December Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

November 6, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bPXjjvHua4WwPCvoUymUjJ39se-6cPsO?usp=sharing Bear Creek by Candlelight Friday, December 3, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for Bear Creek Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration! Walk on luminary-lit…

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December Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

November 5, 2021 – 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: Winter Bugs Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.…

El Paso County invites public to learn about the Furrow Road Extension Project – In-Person and Virtual Opportunities Available

November 4, 2021 – El Paso County invites the public to learn about the Furrow Road Extension Consulting Engineering Evaluation Project on Hwy 105 to Higby Road. During the meeting, preliminary traffic data will be presented, eligible and ineligible modifications discussed, and input from the public sought on additional modifications, safety concerns, and desirable outcomes.…

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Temporary Lane Reductions at Woodmen and Meridian starting Nov 8

November 4, 2021 – Beginning Monday, November 8, there will be temporary lane reductions on eastbound Woodmen and northbound Meridian at the Woodmen and Meridian intersection. The county will be conducting maintenance on the median island in the southeast corner. The southbound left turn lanes on Meridian will also be reduced while the project is…

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Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management launches Pikes Peak Prepared App

November 3, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) has launched Pikes Peak Prepared, a new app to help the community prepare for disasters. The new app delivers vital information and tools, including digital guides, videos, news articles, checklists, and FAQs to help individuals prepare for, respond to, and recover from…

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El Paso County announces Tourism and Hospitality Facilities Grant

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help the tourism and hospitality industry continue planned expansions and upgrades to their facilities, delayed due to the pandemic. “After the military, tourism is one of our biggest economic drivers in El Paso County. Unfortunately, due…

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El Paso County announces Community Impact Grants to assist Non-Profit Organizations

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help non-profit organizations assist individuals and households adversely impacted by the COVID-19. Funds may be used to create or expand programs meant to provide a wide range of services that respond to the pandemic while addressing…

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Pikes Peak SBDC Celebrates Veterans Entrepreneurial Week

October 28, 2021 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are partnering to celebrate active military, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouse entrepreneurs for Veterans Entrepreneurial Week November 1-5, 2021. As part of Veterans Entrepreneurial Week, we celebrate the resilience and strength of the…