The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Oct. 4, 2018, unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing Monday, October 1, 2018, as World Habitat Day.

Commissioners Recognize World Habitat Day

“World Habitat Day is one day set aside annually to recognize the concerns and conditions of adequate shelter for all people, and to encourage grassroots action toward improving housing conditions worldwide,” said Commissioner Peggy Littleton as she read the Proclamation into the record. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on…

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Register for October Workshops

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 October: Thursday, October 04, 2018 Boot Camp: Steps to Owning Your Business Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Mountain Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East Pikes Peak Avenue,…

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Events and Programs for October

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for October 2018 which includes: ducks, gnomes, Webelos Scouts, Harvest Festival, pumpkin carving and annual Jack-O-Lantern trail. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Sensational Seeds Thursday, Oct.…

Video: Update on Community Effort to Reduce Teen Suicides

The County Commissioners received some encouraging news indicating that a community wide collaborative effort to reduce teen suicides is starting to make a difference. Commissioners have recognized September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Commissioner Peggy Littleton, who also serves as member of the Board of Health, requested the update. Over the past five years…