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5/11/2018
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Business After Hours
DDA Board Opening
Social Media Training
Fossil Beds May Activities
Chamber Online Job Center
Big O Tires
Memorial Day Ceremony
High School Band Fundraiser
Update Printing
CW's Plumbing
Driver Safety Consultants, Inc.
Last Winter Market of Season
AARF Needs Volunteers
Mother's Day at the Swiss Chalet
M Lazy C Ranch
Pancake Breakfast
Golf Tournament
Perini and Associates
Mother's Day at the Dinosaur Center
1-800-Water Damage
Thank the Military
Country Lodge Summer Kick-off
Woodland Professional Building
Vectra Bank Home Rates
Southern Lilly Specials
Healthy Living Programs
Mother's Day at Hot Heads
Andersen Enterprises
Energy Efficient Homes
Andersen Pack N Ship
Marigreen Pines Tours
Red Door Vacation Rentals
Highway 67 Update
Grapevine Deadline
Thank You to Our 2018
Leadership Council
Investors
Newmont




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May Business After Hours
Tuesday, May 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wolf BAH

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
4729 Twin Rocks Road
Divide, CO
Click HERE to register 

DDA BOARD OPENING

The City Council of the City of Woodland Park is accepting applications from persons who are interested in serving as a member on the City's Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors. One term on this Board is vacant. Interested applicants must reside, be a business lessee, or own real property in the Downtown Development District in the City of Woodland Park. In addition, an officer or director of a corporation having its place of business in the District is also eligible to serve on this Board. Applicants must be available for meetings when called, and usually in the morning. The term of this office will expire on June 30, 2021.   For more information on this volunteer opportunity click here.

Application forms are available  HERE or at the City Clerk's office in City Hall, 220 West South Avenue in Woodland Park. Completed applications are submitted to the City Clerk's office not later than 5:00 pm on May 31, 2018.

Applications may be personally delivered to the City Clerk's office at City Hall; delivered by FAX at 719.687.5232; or delivered by mail to the City Clerk at PO Box 9007, Woodland Park, CO 80866.

Please contact Suzanne Leclercq, City Clerk office at 719.687.5295 with any questions.
Social Media Essentials

Effective marketers know that social proof is a key ingredient in today's modern marketing tactics. Social Media is a tool that dramatically influences buying decisions. 78% of the buyers in both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) markets use social media to make their decisions whether they are ultimately purchasing online or offline.

Are you giving your organization the social proof and visibility it deserves by making consistent choices and then taking the needed action with the social media piece of your marketing mix? Learn what social proof is and discover the ways you can leverage the social media marketing efforts. Click here to register today! $25!
Fossil Beds May Activities
 
fossil beds Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year round. During May the Monument is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Starting Saturday, May 26, the Monument will be open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Friday, May 11, 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.  

Memorial Day Weekend Schedule, May 26th - 28th 

Interpretive Talk, 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, 30-minute interpretive presentation in the amphitheater

Ranger Guided Walk, 11:00 am, 1 mile guided hike on the Petrified Forest Trail

Fossil Learning Lab, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, learn how scientists discover and research fossils in the Yurt

Hornbek Homestead, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, take a tour of an 1878 homestead

Yoga Hikes, starting Monday, May 28 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am and then occurring every Monday during the summer .
Join a certified yoga instructor and a Park Ranger for a 1 hour and 30 minutes, 1 mile yoga hike. This will be a hike interspersed with standing yoga poses. This program is geared for beginner to intermediate yoga enthusiasts.  Meet at the visitor center.  

Demonstration Excavation Site and Fossil Discovery Lab , starting Wednesday May 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, and then continuing every Wednesday throughout the summer.  Meet geologist, Dr. Bob Carnein at the demonstration excavation site and see the fossil beds in situ and learn about how excavations are conducted. This site is located off the Petrified Forest Loop approximately 1 mile round trip from the visitor center.  From 1:30 pm- 3:30 pm, Join Dr. Carnein in the Fossil Discovery Lab (Yurt tent in picnic area) and discover fossils using microscopes.
Chamber Online Job Center

job center Get the word out about job opportunities on the Greater Woodland Park Chamber's website. One of the many benefits of Chamber membership is the opportunity for members to post listings in the online Job Center. View the job listings on the Chamber's website HERE. Click HERE to post a job listing.
Big O Tire
Big O Tires
Memorial Day Ceremony 
Memorial Day 2018

American Legion Post 1980 and VFW Post 6051 of Woodland Park, CO work together to provide proper observance of Memorial Day. This ceremony begins the Saturday before Memorial Day with the placing of American flags on the graves of veterans at the cemeteries in Woodland Park, Divide and Westcreek. The cemetery at Woodland Park contains the graves of veterans of the Civil War to the present day War on Terrorism.

Then on the morning of Memorial Day, American flags are posted at Lions Park which is at the crossroads of Hwy 24 & 67. Then later that morning at approximately 11:00 am, a formal observance is performed at the Woodland Park cemetery. Here, the order creating Memorial Day is read followed by the laying of wreaths at the grave of the latest veteran to be buried at the cemetery. This is followed by a rifle salute and the playing of taps. The public is invited.
High School Band Mattress Sale
High School Band Mattress Sale
Update Printing
Update Printing
CW's Plumbing
CWs Plumbing
Driver Safety Consultants, Inc. 

NEED A DRIVERS LICENSE?
Visit our website HERE  
DRIVERS LICENSE TESTING, TRAINING AND EVALUATIONS
719.277.0001 or 719.648.6222 
Learn to drive at State Certified Colorado Driver Safety Institute driving school.
Take classroom or online Drivers Ed and behind the wheel training in Woodland Park or Pikes Peak area.
Last Winter Market of Season
Farmers market
 
Last Winter Market of the season coming up on May 12 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
This may be the last Winter Market in a different way, since the Board has decided to continue only with Holiday Markets in November and December.
Still time to get your favorite stuff from the Cheese People, Kneading To Bake, Sali's Sassy Salsa, Mama Giuseppa's, Boulder Natural and Gold Camp Bakery. 
Of course, many others will be there too, including Taylor Produce with early veggies.
For the many people asking, Summer Market starts on June 8 and continues every Friday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm , to September 28, in Memorial Park.
If you have more questions, please email us, or call Judy at 719.689.3133.
Volunteers Needed for AARF

AARF The Adoptable Animal Rescue Force is seeking volunteers for a variety of jobs.  Volunteers are needed to drive the organization's van to transport dogs, help at adoption fairs, man booths at community events, and walk and socialize dogs.

Adoptable Animal Rescue Force is a nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing dogs from across the country, and finding them homes in the Colorado Springs area. Visit their Facebook page HERE.  To volunteer, or for more information, call Dottie Brennan at 719.748.9091 or email.
Mother's Day at the Swiss
Swiss Chalet
Memorial Day Weekend
at M Lazy C Ranch

M Lazy C
Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast
Honorary Deputy Sheriff's Association Golf Tournament
Golf Tournament
Perini and Associates
Perini and Associates
Mother's Day Madness at the Dinosaur Resource Center
   
Dino Center Saturday, May 12 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Click HERE for more information 

  Mother's Day Madness is coming to DRC with hugs and kisses for all the Mom's as Mother Goose (Cathy Kelsay) weaves magical stories and songs of Mother's from Fantasy Forest. She will also be helping all the little ones make "hand" bouquets for their Mom's.
1-800-Water Damage
1-800 Water Damage
Thank the Military
ThankYou
Country Lodge Summer
Kick-off

Country Lodge
Woodland Professional Building
Professional Building
Vectra Bank Home Rates
Vectra Bank
Southern Lilly Specials
Southern Lilly
Community Partnership
Healthy Living Programs
CP Teller
Mother's Day at Hot Heads
Hot Heads
Andersen Enterprises
Andersen Enterprises
Energy Efficient Homes
Siperior
Andersen Pack N Ship
Pack N Ship
Marigreen Pines Estate Tours 

Marigreen Pines Tickets for the much-anticipated tours of the historic Marigreen Pines Estate go on sale May 16 at the Ute Pass Historical Society Gift Shop, 231 E. Henrietta Avenue in Woodland Park.
Shop hours are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesday through Saturday.

Tours of the celebrated mansion, completed in 1923, are Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15. The tours of the estate are hosted by the Ute Pass Historical Society every three years.

The tour is the biggest fundraiser for the non-profit group.
Adult tickets are $25, and UPHS Patrons and groups of 10 or more are $20 per person. For more information, call UPHS at 719.686.7512, or check our website. Ticket order forms will also be available on our website.  Cash or checks please!
Red Door Vacation Rentals Red Door

 
Site A: CO 67 - Cripple Creek to Divide
Traffic Impacts
Daylight Hours, Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18

Lane Restrictions - Travel reduced to one lane in both directions for loops-guardrail and fog seal grinds. Speed limit reductions in place.
  • CLICK HERE for weekly map
  • Monday, May 14, Loops-guardrails, MP 69 to MP 68 and MP 66 to MP 64, both Northbound and Southbound.
  • Tuesday, May 15, Guardrail, fog seal grinds, MP 68 to MP 61, and MP 66 to MP 64, both Northbound and Southbound.
  • Wednesday, May 16, Guardrail, fog seal grinds, MP 61 to MP 58, and MP 64 to MP 63, both Northbound and Southbound.
  • Thursday, May 17, Guardrail, fog seal grinds, MP 58 to MP 52, and MP 64 to MP 63, both Northbound and Southbound.
  • Friday, May 18, No work.
  • Measurements are approximate and will vary from day to day depending on production. 
  • Flaggers and pilot car present.
  • Speed limit reductions in place.
Additional Project Site Information:
  • 12 foot wide load restriction during construction hours.
Site B: CO 67 - Woodland Park to Westcreek 
Traffic Impacts
Daylight Hours, Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18

Lane restrictions - Travel reduced to one lane in both directions for patching around bridges. Speed limit reductions in place.
  • CLICK HERE for weekly map
  • Monday, May 14, No work.
  • Tuesday, May 15, No work.
  • Wednesday, May 16, No work.
  • Thursday, May 17, No work.
  • Friday, May 18, Patching around bridges, MP 79 to MP 83, both Northbound and Southbound.
  • Flaggers and pilot car present.
  • Speed limit reductions in place.
Additional Project Site Information:
  • 12 foot wide load restriction during construction hours.
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