Grapevine
11/02/2018
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In This Issue
Time Change - Sunday
Welcome New Members
David - The King of Jerusalem
Winter Fun at M Lazy C
Women's Conference at Charis
Thanksgiving at M Lazy C
Holiday Season with Ute Pass Historical Society
Veterans Day Assembly
Celebrate Veterans Day in Good Company
35 Year Experience with Update Printing
Hard-Working Mailboxes at The UPS Store
Adoptable Animal Rescue Force
Woodland Medical Center
Prospect Ornament
Help with Homework
For Teens Who Wish To Drive
Minumum Wage Increase
Activities at Fossil Beds
Apprenticeship Job Fair
Check Out Informational Video from Healing Spot
Woodland Professional Building
Time to Party at Woodland Country Lodge
Stay For it All at Woodland Country Lodge
Free Consult with Perini and Associates
Unlock the Opportunity in Your Home with Vectra Bank
Smart Driver Program
Check Out the New Colors of Fall at Hot Heads
Holiday Bazaar at Senior Center
Rocky Mountain Christmas Boutique
Toys for Victor Elks Christmas Basket Project
Andersen Enterprises
Local Artwork at Andersen Pack N Ship
SIPerior Designs Homes
Networking Service with PC Touch Up
Chili Cook-off for Community Partnership
Holiday Home Tour Chance to Win Broncos Tickets
US 24 Mitigation
SAVE THE DATE!
Coming Soon!
Grapevine Deadline
Thank You to Our 2018
Leadership Council
Investors
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Black Hills 
Charis Logo
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Time Change - This Sunday!
 
Welcome New Members
 
Health Max Colorado - Max Engelhardt 
 
A Better Hearing Center - James Stobaugh
 
Colorado Landscapes LLC - Tony Stolarczyk
 
Graphic, INC. - Coinable.com - Jeffrey Ragenstein
 
Life Manifested, LLC - Donna Distel 
David - The King of Jerusalem
David
Winter Fun at M Lazy C
M Lazy C Christmas
Women's Conference at Charis
Women Arise Conference
Thanksgiving at M Lazy C
M Lazy C Thanksgiving
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Ute Pass Historical Society & Pikes Peak Museum
 
UPHS Christmas You are invited to an Old Fashioned Christmas Open House at History Park, Saturday, December 1, noon until 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a tour of our festively-decorated historic cabins and stop by the newly remodeled Gift Shop for refreshments while browsing our extensive selection of books, historic photos, artwork and 2019 calendars.
 
Activities for kids ages 5 and up. History Park is located at 231 E. Henrietta Avenue in Woodland Park. For more information, contact UPHS by phone 719.686.7512 or email.
Veterans Day Assembly
2018 Veterans Day
Celebrate Veterans Day in Good Company
American Leggion
35 Year Experience with Update Printing
Update Printing
Hard-Working Mailboxes at The UPS Store
UPS Store
AARF Volunteers Working Hard to Find Dogs Good Homes

AARF Adoptable Animal Rescue Force is seeking dog lovers.  AARF is a non-profit 501C3 committed to finding compassionate homes for homeless dogs from animal rescue organizations.  

The organizations works to help with transportation of dogs, adoption fairs, handling, exercising, care and feeding of kenneled dogs, and fundraising events.  Call Dottie Brennan at 719-748-9091 to learn more about AARF.
Woodland Medical Center
Woodland Medical Center
Get your Prospect Christmas Ornament
Prospect Christmas
Help with Homework
FEDEX
FOR TEENS WHO WISH TO DRIVE!
 
THE QUALIFYING CLASS FOR A DRIVERS PERMIT FOR NOVEMBER, IS NOW POSTED ONLINE at www.drivesafer.info
 
"Colorado Driver Safety Institute"
 The next State Approved (4) hour PERMIT QUALIFICATION CLASS IS ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2018!
 
  ATTENDANCE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION WILL QUALIFY YOU FOR A COLORADO INSTRUCTIONAL PERMIT! The written exam will be offered at the end of class.
 
 CLASS STARTS promptly AT 9:00 AM. (late attendees will not be admitted)If you are over 15 1/2 years old, this class will qualify you to begin driving!
 
FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER, VISIT OUR NEW   WEBSITE.  FREE DRIVERS HANDBOOK AND STUDY MATERIALS ONLINE ON THE "RULES AND REGULATIONS" LINK LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE HOMEPAGE!
 
THIS CLASS IS STRICTLY LIMITED TO (8) SEATS!
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: COLORADO DMV REQUIRES ALL THOSE APPLYING FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE, PERMIT OR STATE I.D. TO "Pre-register" at www.myDMV.colorado.gov and obtain a (6) digit number and barcode identifier.
 
THAT NUMBER WILL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN ALL FUTURE DOCUMENTS AND CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND IS INTENDED TO CUT DOWN WAIT TIMES AT THE DMV.
PLEASE REGISTER AND SAVE THAT NUMBER FOR THE CLASS.
 
DRIVER SAFETY CONSULTANTS, INC. "WHERE SAFETY HAS BEEN OUR MIDDLE NAME" since 2000.
 
YOU MAY ALSO CONTACT TOM ANTKOW DIRECTLY AT
719-648-6222 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
Minimum Wage Increase

Colorado employers should prepare for an increase in the state minimum wage from $10.20 to $11.10, per hour, and from $7.18 to $8.08 per hour for tipped employees, effective January 1, 2019. The increase comes as a result of Amendment 70, under which Colorado's minimum wage increases annually by $.90 until it reaches $12.00 per hour in 2020.FN1

Other notable minimum wage increase in 2019 include the following

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage: On January 1, 2019, the minimum wage that federal contractors must pay covered workers will increase from $10.35 to $10.60 per hour, and the minimum wage for covered tipped employees will increase from $7.25 to $7.40 per hour.FN2
Activities at Fossil Beds  
 
fossil beds Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is open year-round. During November, the Monument is open daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  

Friday, November 9, Night Sky Program, 7:00 - 9:30 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. 
 
Sunday, November 11, Fee Free Day for Veterans Day, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  
All National Park Service areas, including Florissant Fossil Beds, will waive fees in honor of Veterans Day.  
 
Saturday, November 17, Winter Track Detectives! 11:00 AM - 12:30 pm. 
Join an interpretive park ranger for a guided hike (up to 2 miles) to discover the clues left behind by the Monument's wildlife.  As a track detective, you might encounter tracks, scat, feathers, rubs, burrows, and much more left behind by birds, coyotes, elk, and badgers or perhaps even see some of the wildlife in person.  Dress in layers and be ready to walk on uneven ground and possibly snow. Meet at the visitor center.  
Apprenticeship Job Fair

Apprenticeship Job Fair
Check Out Informational Video from Healing Spot
Healing Spot
Woodland Professional Building
Professional Building
Time to Party at Woodland Country Lodge
Country Lodge Party
Stay For it All at Woodland Country Lodge
Stay at Country Lodge
Free Consult with Perini and Associates
Perini and Associates
Unlock the Opportunity in Your Home with Vectra Bank
Q: Where do vampires keep their money?  
Vectra Bank
A: The blood bank!
Smart Driver Program
AARP Smart Driver
Check Out the New Colors of Fall at Hot Heads
Hot Heads
Holiday Bazaar at Senior Center
Senior Center
Rocky Mountain Christmas Boutique
Christmas Boutique
Toys for Victor Elks Christmas Basket Project

The Teller County Assessor is partnering with Community Banks of Colorado again this year to collect new unwrapped toys and new/gently used bicycles at the Chamber After Hours event November 20 for the Victor Elks Christmas Basket Project serving families in southern Teller County.  For each toy, get a ticket for a chance to win great door prizes.  Can't make it?  We are collecting through December 7, and collection boxes will be located in Woodland Park at Park State Bank, Community Banks, the Ute Pass Cultural Center and Fidelity National Title. Call for Cripple Creek locations and pickup, 689-2941.
Andersen Enterprises
Andersen Enterprises
Local Artwork at Andersen Pack N Ship
Pack N Ship
SIPerior Designs Homes
 
SIPerior Designs
Networking Service with PC Touch Up
PC Touchup
Chili Cook-off for Community Partnership
Community Partnership
Holiday Home Tour Chance to Win Broncos Tickets
Holiday Home Tour
US 24 Rockfall Mitigation, Cascade to Manitou Springs (update - completion approximately mid-November, 2018)

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily, Monday, November 5 through Thursday, November 8
  • Monday through Thursday -  single lane configuration with US 24 eastbound and westbound traffic head-to-head sharing the US 24 westbound lane in Ute Pass between Cascade and Manitou Springs (mile post 294 - 301) during hours of operation
7:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m., overnight Thursday, November 8
  • Thursday there will be an eastbound right lane closure on US 24
Ongoing Traffic Impacts -  Monday, November 5 through Thursday, November 8
  • Work this week consists of installing guardrail, scaling, hanging draped mesh, and paving
  • Reduced speed limits
  • Extended commute time for congestion in the work zone
  • Road restriction to 11 foot width restriction during working hours
  • Bicyclists are discouraged from riding through the construction zone during hours of operations
Work is to stabilize large boulders and rocks above from falling onto the highway. For the protection of the traveling public and workers, traffic is moved to the outside lanes to create a safe buffer under where mitigation is taking place. This work is taking place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Crews are not working during morning and evening commute times, and are off the road on Saturdays and Sundays.
SAVE THE DATE     

"State of the Region" Membership Breakfast.  Friday, December 14, 2018 - 7:30 am - 9:00 am. 

Here from Teller County Commissioner Chairman Marc Dettenreider and Woodland Park Mayor Neil Levy.

Sign up email and details coming soon!
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