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PET HEALTH MATTERS: LEPTOSPIROSIS

Fountain Creek Veterinary Clinic Salutes Pet Heroes and Their Owners: With the rain in the Fountain area comes some concerns for our pets. One such concern is Leptospirosis. This is a bacterial disease that can affect dogs. It is rare in cats....

 

Children's Literacy Center Seeks Volunteers

Join Children's Literacy Center in providing free individual tutoring to children reading below grade level in our community. To get involved or to sign your child up to be tutored, visit childrensliteracycenter.org or call (719)... Full story

 

Free Legal Clinic the First Monday of the Month at Fountain Branch Library

A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney is scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Fountain Branch Library, 230 S. Main St., Fountain. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions; help fill out... Full story

 

The Grand Announcement

In mid-July 1941 an announcement came from Washington, DC that Colorado Springs, and the Pikes Peak Region was about to see a change that is still important to everyone in this area. A large Army... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News

* Rural Area Meal Program or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This includes individuals needing assistance due to... Full story

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

Thursday, Aug. 17 Chicken Parmesan, Pasta w/ Marinara, Minestrone Soup, Italian Vegetables, Tomato Basil Salad, Garlic Bread, Orange Friday, Aug. 18 Yankee Pot Roast w/Gravy, Potato Medley, Maple Glazed Carrots, Mandarin Oranges w/Yogurt, Monday,... Full story

 

Nomination Petitions for November's Fountain City Council Election Now Available

Nomination petitions are now available from Fountain City Clerk Silvia Huffman’s office, for those seeking to run for office for Fountain's City Council election in November. The City of Fountain will be accepting nomination petitions for the...

 

Local School Districts to Have Board Elections This November

Both Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight and Widefield School District 3 will have school board elections this November and nomination petitions are available starting today. Two Seats Open on District 8 School Board School District Eight...

 

Down at the Station

I was reminded the other day about the convenience we have with our mail. In late August and early September, as recent as the 1960 's, was big for the mail, and the railroads. It was then that the...

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News

* Rural Area Meal Program, or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This... Full story

 

Fountain Running Club Asks That Motorists Keep Watch for Members Who Are Out Running

A member of Fountain’s C’Mon Inn Running Club asks that local motorists keep an eye out for members of the club while they are out running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday's around noon! “We have upgraded to some awesome neon... Full story

 

City of Fountain Now Accepting Applications for Next Citizen's Academy

The City of Fountain is pleased to announce the second annual Citizen’s Academy starting Sept. 21! The Citizen’s Academy is a fun, highly-interactive program with the goal of connecting the City staff and elected officials with the citizens and... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Historical Society Meets Aug. 14

The next meeting of the Fountain Valley Historical Society and Museum is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, in the downstairs of the museum. To set up tours of the museum, call President Elaine MacKay at 382-7625, Vice President Sarah Wilson at... Full story

 

Fountain Farmers Markets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Fountain Farmers Market on Tuesdays Localvore CoOp’s Farmers Market in the City Hall plaza in Fountain is back, held every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call (719) 205-8574. Fountain Community Market in City Hall Plaza Open... Full story

 

Children's Literacy Center Seeks Volunteers to Help Children be Successful in Reading

Looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Strong reading skills are critical for children to excel in school and in life, and the Children’s Literacy Center is dedicated to helping children across Colorado “build a life of success through... Full story

 

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group meets August 19

The Alzheimer’s Association’s caregiver support group in Fountain has moved to Security Public Library, 715 Aspen Dr. It meets every third Saturday, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Please contact Barb Caudle at 719 266-8773 prior to attending the first... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Harmonizers Looking for Singers

Are you a senior who loves to sing? If so, members of The Fountain Valley Harmonizers are looking for you to join their group. “We are a group of music loving seniors who have been singing in the area for over 20 years and we are looking for... Full story

 

VFW Post 3917 and Ladies Auxiliary and Canteen News

All activities are open to the public. The post is located at 4715 W. Clearview Dr. in Security. Canteen is open Tues.-Thurs. 1-7 p.m., Fri. Noon-8 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. *Breakfast is served from 8-10:30 a.m. every Sunday.-$6 (eggs to order,... Full story

 

VFW POST 6461 Activities

Everyone is always welcome at VFW Post 6461, 753 S. Santa Fe, Fountain. Visit www.vfwpost6461.org or Facebook: VFW Post 6461 for up-to-date information. The doors open at Noon Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. Sun. Help support our Veteran &... Full story

 

Fountain Community Celebration Gets Students Ready to Head Back To School

A Fountain Community Celebration was held recently on Main Street in front of Aragon Elementary School.   Every Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 school had a booth and representatives to talk... Full story

 

Nomination Deadline for Fall Festival Grand Marshal is Tomorrow!

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Grand Marshsal for the Fall Festival Labor Day Parade in September. Nomination forms can be found at www.fountainvalleychamber.com/2017-fall-festival.html or at the Chamber office... Full story

 

Fountain Valley Senior Center News

* Rural Area Meal Program, or RAMP, is for individuals age 60 and over who live in El Paso County. This program is for older adults who are not able to get to the nearest congregate meal site. This includes individuals needing assistance due to... Full story

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

Thursday, Aug. 3 Pork Loin w/Mushroom Sauce, Black Bean Lentil Soup, Roast Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Pineapple, Chocolate Chip Cookie Friday, Aug. 4 Beef Chili w/Cheese, Baked Potato w/Sour Cream, Tossed Salad w/ Dressing, Grape Cup Monday,... Full story

 

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