Grapevine
04/14/2017
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Business After Hours
Annual Dinner Photos
Charis Campus Days
Big O Tires Sale
Broncos 7K
Florissant Fossil Beds
Woodland Professional Building
Panther Electronics Recycling Event
Work Force Job Fair
Alan Scott Band at Chairs
Activities at Mueller State Park
Pikes Peak Credit Union Refinance Your Auto
Excel Class at Library
AARP Safe Drive Program
Charis Campus Days
Live Entertainment at Country Lodge
KIDSFEST at Cultural Center
Medicare Insurance Plan Options
Earth Day with the Wolves
Plan with Pennica for Your Future
Community Support Center
Grapevine Deadline
Thank You to Our 2017
Leadership Council
Investors
Newmont


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PBS Trust

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Black Hills 
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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
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Annual Dinner Photos
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Annual Dinner
Charis
Big O Tires
Broncos Are Coming!
May 6, 2017, 10:00 AM
Organizers expect nearly 1,000 runners!
What to expect
  • The run begins and ends at the High School. Expect increased traffic in that area when registration begins at 7:30 AM
  • Several roads will be closed for the run from approximately 9:30 to Noon. See the attached map.
How can my business or community organization participate?
  • Outfit a team with your t-shirts for the run. Register on the website.
  • Outfit volunteers with your t-shirts for a water station or course marshals. See website.
  • Cheer runners along the run route! (again t-shirts, you get the idea)
  • Have an event at your business to bring visitors inside, such as a sidewalk sale or specials for the day.
  • Decorate in orange and blue! Dig out your Broncos gear for the day!
  • Be careful using the Bronco name and/or logo in advertising. While they are very nice people they do frown on commercial use of the name and logo. Ads for "Race Day" specials and events are perfect.
  • Have FUN!
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Florissant Fossil Beds

fossil beds Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year round. During the month of April the Monument is open every day of the week from 9:00 AM -5:00 PM. Here are some other activities taking place during the month:

April 15-16, 22-23, FREE Days in honor of National Park Week  In honor of National Park Week, the Monument, as well as the other 417 national park units, will offer free admission.

Friday, April 28, Night Sky Program, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM. 
Join park staff and members of the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society to gaze at the dark skies above Florissant Fossil Beds in search of planets, galaxies, nebulas, and more. Meet at the visitor center.  

There are no additional fees for any park programs beyond the daily entrance fee. Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument offers 15 miles of beautiful, yet lesser known, hiking trails to explore, a free Junior Ranger Program, two short self-guided trails, a park video and museum exhibits, and bookstore.  For additional information, please call (719) 748-3253 or visit our website: www.nps.gov/flfo or on Facebook at /FlorissantNPS.

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov 
Woodland Professional Building
Panther Electronics Recycling Event

Saturday, April 22
9 am to 2 pm
at the Woodland Park Middle School parking lot, 600 Kelly's Road
 
Fee Schedule includes:
  • FREE: Computers, laptops, servers, modems, mice, keyboards, cords and wires, satellite dishes, phones, audio visual equipment, toner and ink, small household appliances
  • $5 each: desktop printers, fax machines, scanners
  • $15 each: large printers
  • $5 each: flat screens up to 20"
  • $10 each: Flat screens up to 35"
  • $15 each: Flat screens over 35"
  • Absolutely NO tube TVs or monitors accepted
Cash or Check only
 
For recycling information 719.686.2370 or aturnbull@wpsdk12.org.
Job Fair Season is now!
Teller County Job Fairs April 25 & April 26
Register at https://goo.gl/hk6LND
Job Fair
Alan Scott
Mueller State Park Activities

WINTER/SPRING TRAIL CONDITIONS
Trail conditions in spring can be dry or have 2 feet of snow! Check for current conditions on our website or call the Visitor Center 719-687-2366.

Saturday, April 15th * Homestead Trail Hike
9:00 am Meet at Homestead Trailhead
Take a pleasant 2 mile hike through meadows and forests in this transition time between winter and spring! You may see tracks in the snow, trees buds opening, or migrating birds singing. Join Volunteer Naturalist Penny.
 
Wednesday, April 19th *Fitness Hike
9:15 am Meet at Visitor Center
Get ready for a workout with Volunteer Naturalist Chris. Hike a 5.5 mile loop down to Rock Pond at a moderate to advanced pace.

Sunday, April 23rd * Lost and Geer Pond Hike
1:00 pm Meet at Homestead Trailhead
Join Volunteer Naturalist Rose on a leisurely hike past Lost and Geer Ponds. 3 miles total.
 
Friday, April 28th * Artists' Photo and Scouting Hike
9:30 am Meet at Homestead Trailhead
This is a hike for artists to scout locations within Mueller to find the perfect "painting spot" for the upcoming Mueller State Park Art Show in July 2017. Volunteer Naturalist Cindi will take you on trails to overlooks with beautiful views. There is always the potential of spotting wildlife such as deer, fox, woodpeckers and much more. 2 miles.
 
Saturday, April 29th * Outlook to Lost Pond Hike
9:15 am Meet at Outlook Ridge Trailhead
Hike along Outlook Ridge and down to Lost Pond with Volunteer Naturalist Rose. Watch for signs of spring in blooming trees and singing birds!
 
Sunday, April 30th * School Pond Hike
1:00 pm Meet at School Pond Trailhead
Enjoy a gentle hike to School Pond with Volunteer Naturalist Rose. Watch for animal tracks and the first blooming flowers!
Pikes Peak Credit Union
Offering Refinancing of YOUR
Auto Loan!
  Auto Refinance
Contact: Sharon at (719) 473-5962 ext. 132 or Sharon@pikespeakcu.com.
Class Offered at Library

Excel I
10 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, April 19

Woodland Park Public Library (218 E. Midland Ave)
Setup, format, preview and save a basic spreadsheet using Office 2013 version of Excel.  Learn how to add your own customized toolbar. 

Prerequisites
1) Experience using a computer mouse;
2) Basic knowledge of a computer or Computer Basics class;
3) Keyboarding/typing skills; Microsoft Word recommended.

Registration Required Call Mary Ann 719.687.9281 ext. 102.

AARP
Arts and Crafts
Enjoy Live Entertainment This Coming Week at Country Lodge
  Country Lodge
Friday, April 14 - Howies, 6pm-9pm
Saturday, April 15 - Karaoke, 7pm-11pm
Wednesday, April 19 - Oakely, 6pm-9pm
Thursday, April 20 - Cari Dell, 6pm-9pm
 
Visit our website, to see our weekly local entertainment schedule.
 
Join us for Happy Hour everyday, from 3-5 pm! Get $1.00 off beer, wine and well drinks!
 
When you're at the Country Lodge Pub, enjoy a delicious dinner while listening to our amazingly talented local entertainers! Dinner is served in the Pub from 4pm to 8pm on weekdays, and 4pm to 9pm on weekends, located here at the Woodland Country Lodge, 723 US Hwy 24 W, Woodland Park, Colorado, 80863.
 
For more info please call 719.687.6277. We hope to see you there.
Kids Fest
Need help with your
Medicare Insurance Plan Options?
Call Devani Unbewust
719-352-9268 
Seniors Choice Benefits 
Local Licensed Insurance specialist
Earth Day
Pennica
Community Support Center
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