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Got Drugs? Fountain Valley Prespription Drug Take Back Day is April 28th

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a great time to safely dispose of unused  or unwanted prescription drugs.  Last year Americans turned in more than 377,086 pounds (188.5 tons) of unwanted or expired medications…

Four Children Hurt in Rollover

COLORADO STATE PATROL PRESS RELEASE Colorado State Troopers responded to single vehicle rollover crash southbound Interstate 25 just north of Ft. Collins today at approximately 8:17 A.M.. A 2001 Honda Odyssey minivan was traveling southbound Interstate 25 near mile marker 271, just north of Ft. Collins in Larimer County. The vehicle was traveling in the…

Dr. Alveda King to Speak in Colorado Springs

Dr. Alveda King niece of Dr. Martin Luther King is scheduled to speak June 18th at 7:00 pm at St. Dominic’s Church for Abortion Awareness Month and during the Colorado Springs Juneteenth celebration. Dr. King will speak at the Juneteenth Gospel Fest at 3:00 pm on June 19, 2011 at John Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado.

Nature’s Pharmacy

Join local herbalist and member of the Pikes Peak Herb Association, Sharon Schulman, as she guides you through an armchair “slide show” herb walk. See different herbs & plants you might find while taking an herb walk along the Front Range and perhaps, even your own back yard! Learn the basics on how these herbs…

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…

Prescription Drug Disposal Day

by LIZ ALEXANDER On April 30, 2011 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  and local law enforcement agencies will have a one day Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. The statewide event will give the public an opportunity to dispose of pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement for destruction.   The event will be from…

2011 Relay For Life Of Fountain Valley CO

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take…

Spring Ahead One Hour: Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 a.m., move your clocks forward 1 hour.  Each spring clocks move up giving us an extra hour of daylight.  The reason for the change is to save energy by using more natural light than by turning on the lights and using electricity.  An easy was to remember which way to…

Family Health Center at Fountain

301 E. Iowa Fountain, CO 80817 719-322-0777 Website:  www.peakvista.org Description: Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to premier medical, dental and behavioral health services for people of all ages. We provide primary care services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured working families (as well as others with access barriers) within the Pikes Peak Region through 18…