Bark in the Park at Metcalfe Park

Join us for the 2nd annual Bark in the Park, Saturday June 25th at Metcalfe Park! Event features a kids fun show, kids and dogs costume parade, vendors and demonstrations. Vets Micro-Chipping Doggie Massage Police dog demonstration Trainers Kids fun show-judging in many categories (longest tail, most spots, shortest legs) Kids and Dog costume parade-…

First Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival in Fountain

Southern Colorado Juneteenth Caribbean American Festival will take place this weekend, June 18 and 19 at Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado.  There will by a Flag Raising Ceremony at 10:00 am with parade following the ceremony. The Parade line up will take place at City Hall in fountain Colorado at 116 S Main Street.  The line…

Soldier Arrested for Craigslist Robberies in Fountain

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Fountain Police arrested the accused Craigslist Robber for two armed robberies in Fountain. The Police Department received a 911 call reporting the suspect wanted for the Craigslist robberies was at an apartment at 7145 Alegre Circle. The caller reported seeing the suspect entering an apartment through a window. Officers went to the home,…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Fun Bus

The Fun Bus goes to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on Tuesday June 7, 2011.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink.  No glass containers or plastic straws.  Children 4 and 5 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Children 6 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age. …

Welcome Home Event for Vietnam War Veterans

FORT CARSON, Colo. — On June 10, just over fifty years since the first U.S. troops deployed to Vietnam, the Mountain Post will host a Welcome Home event for veterans of the Vietnam War.  The day-long event will begin at 10 a.m. at Iron Horse Park on post and will include veterans’ information booths, food…

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 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…

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…