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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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 
 By Mel McFarland    Community    May 23, 2018 

Where the Buffalo Roam

Today there are many herds of Buffalo, preserved in South Dakota, Wyoming and here in Colorado. The situation was quite different a hundred years ago. An interesting story has turned up of the last...

 

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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 

Runaway Train?

I have told the story of the Great Fountain Disaster, and another train wreck or two, but this story has an unusual twist. For those who do not know, a freight train rolled down to Fountain and...

 
 By Mel McFarland    Community    May 9, 2018

A Visit to Colorado

Today I want to share a story taken from a newspaper column written in 1914 and published in Wisconsin! So as you read along, try to remember that! The story of the settlement of the Pike's Peak...

 

Free Youth Fishing Derby May 19

Get outside and learn to fish at Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain Creek Regional Park! A free fishing derby is planned Saturday., May 19, from 9:30 a.m. to nooon, for children ages 5 to 15. Enjoy fishing demonstrations, fun prizes, and a hot dog...

 

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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 
 By Mel Mcfarland    Community    May 2, 2018

An Old Trail To The Mountain

I get asked regularly how the soldiers who worked at the weather station up on Pikes Peak got there. I am also asked how Katharine Lee Bates got to the top. Curiously, about the same way. It also incl...

 

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...

 

Golden Circle Lunch Menu

For more information about the Golden Circle meal program, contact the Fountain Valley Senior Center at 520-6470. Local Golden Circle meal sites include: Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain and Grinde Manor, 906 Grinde...

 
 By Patty Graf    Community    April 25, 2018

This Is Hanover, These People are the Unsung Heroes

At a time that the outside "world" would love to give the impression that America is totally divided, and each person is unwilling to step out and help another, something happens to prove "them" wrong... Full story

 

A Day to Remember

May 14, 1946, remember it! Why? Well that was the date Colorado Springs started using parking meters! As the newspapers of the day said,"Life no longer is the carefree thing it used to be downtown."...

 

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...

 

FFCHS JROTC Hosting Blood Drive

The Fountain Fort Carson High School JROTC program and Bonfils Blood Center are partnering up again this year to host the annual Blood Drive, April 25-26 in the small gym from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. To donate blood or platelets, you must be... Full story

 

Friday Night Soup Kitchen Schedule

The First United Methodist Church of Fountain soup kitchen from 4-6 p.m. every Friday is open to anybody who would like a bowl of hot soup and great fellowship with neighbors. More groups to help host and prepare meals are sought. The church is...

 

Friends of Library Book Sale is Saturday

The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is scheduled for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the library located at 715 Aspen Dr. “Whatever your reading pleasure be it fact or fiction, adult or juvenile, classic or best sellers, the Friends...

 

FFCHS JROTC Hosting Blood Drive

the Fountain Fort Carson High School JROTC program and Bonfils Blood Center are partnering up again this year to host the annual Blood Drive, April 25-26 in the small gym from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. To donate blood or platelets, you must be...

 

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