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Today is National Doughnut Day

Today is National Doughnut Day and in celebration participating Dunkin Donuts will be giving a free doughnut with the purchase of any beverage (except for those from the refrigerated case). National Doughnut Day was created to honor Salvation Army lassies who fried up doughnut treats for soldiers during World War I.    Learn how you can help…

Memorial Day is on Monday

Memorial Day is on Monday

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May in remembrance of soldiers who have died while serving in the military.   Many families visit cemeteries and clean the grave site, place flowers and flags at the headstone.  Many families visit memorials on Memorial Day to honor those who have died serving in the military.  In Arlington…

Bark in The Park at Metcalfe Park

The 2nd Annual Fountain City Dog Expo will be help at Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado on June 25, 2011 from 10 am until 4 pm.  There will be vendors, vets, adoptions, micro-chipping, doggie massage,police dog demonstration and trainers. Kids Fun Show– judging categories include longest tail, most spots and shortest legs. Kids and Dog…

Kid’s Fishing Derby at Willow Springs Ponds

Kid’s Fishing Derby at Willow Springs Ponds

Kids ages 15 and under can fish free, catch a “big one” and receive prizes at the Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain Creek Regional Park where everyone is a winner. You will learn the basics of fishing, cast for prizes, and catch fish. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.…

6th Annual Small Business Veterans Conference to be Held

The Small Business Administration and Small Business Develpment Center will be holding its 6th Annual Small Business Verterans Conference.  The purpose of the Veterans conference is to ensure that Veteran businesses successfully start, grow and prosper in Colorado. To help reach this goal, there will be a 2-day event full of speakers, classes, counseling, resources,…

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group at Security Public Library

A new Multiple Sclerosis support group is starting June 10, 2011 at the Security Public Library, 705 Aspen drive. The group will meet every 2nd Friday of the month from 11am – 1pm.  These groups offer an opportunity for MS clients and family members to give and receive support and feedback for the accomplishments and challenges…

Fountain Creek Spring Bird Count

The annual Fountain Creek Spring Bird Count is on Saturday, May 14, 7:00 am tp 11:00 a.m. Beginning to advanced birders are invited to observe and record the numbers of bird species and populations found in the Fountain Creek Regional Park during the height of the spring migration. Reservations Required ($5 donation, RR) For more…

Osama Bid Laden Dead

President Obama addresses the Nation to announce that the United States has killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda.

Congratulations Fountain Valley Senior Class of 2011

Congratulations to the Senior Class of 2011.  At this special time in your life remember the words of Walt Disney,  “All our dream can come true…if we have the courage to pursue them”. Fountain-Fort Carson High School Graduation Date:  Saturday, May 28, 2011 Time: 9:00 am -1:00 pm Location:  Fountain-Fort Carson High School 900 Jimmy Camp…

Active Duty Mility Ride Free

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, Mountain Metropolitan Transit is offering active duty military free rides on its fixed-route city buses. This military appreciation program will last for the entire month of May and includes all active duty U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves. To ride free, active…