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Haunted Mines opens for the Halloween season

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Thursday marks the first day of the Haunted Mines season. As the lore goes, 100 miners died mysteriously in the depths of a Colorado gold mine after the greedy mine owner suspected they were stealing. Now, those miners haunt that old shaft. Organizers of the sixth annual Haunted Mines will open their spooky version of… Continue Reading Haunted Mines opens for the Halloween season

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The Colorado Springs Philharmonic, in partnership with the Bee Vradenburg Foundation, is trying to raise $50,000 by Dec. 31. The Vradenburg Foundation will match all new contributions, increased donations and early gift renewals up to the total. Al Buettner, chairman of the Philharmonic, sought out the partnership with the foundation to create the Chairman’s Challenge,… Continue Reading Philharmonic launches ‘Chairman’s Challenge’ fundraiser

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Tour de Ted, a multi-state bike ride organized by financial advisory firm Edward Jones begins Sept. 23 in Colorado Springs. Jim Weddle, managing partner of Edward Jones, along with more than 80 other local riders and financial advisers, will ride 33 miles to support cancer research. Sunday kicks off the first of 13 stages, taking… Continue Reading Multi-state bike ride for philanthrophy takes off from Colorado Springs

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CNE launches nonprofit economic impact study

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The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is launching a large-scale economic impact study of nonprofits in the Pikes Peak region. The center last conducted the study a decade ago, and new information about the sector’s growth and its relation to business development and economic vitality is needed, said Dave Somers, executive director of the center. “I… Continue Reading CNE launches nonprofit economic impact study

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Colorado GiveCamp seeks IT professionals

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Colorado GiveCamp is seeking volunteers to help with IT projects at Colorado charities. The GiveCamp allows designers, developers and database administrators to complete a project for charities – websites, donor tracking systems or volunteer databases – that the charities could not normally do on their own. GiveCamp is looking for developers, designers, project managers and… Continue Reading Colorado GiveCamp seeks IT professionals

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Rescue Mission seeks food donations

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  Springs Rescue Mission has issued an urgent request for food donations, because the nonprofit isn’t getting enough donations to feed the hungry.   Normally, there is a summer lull, but the effects from the Waldo Canyon fire are being felt as well.   “The community responded very quickly and generously to the needs surrounding… Continue Reading Rescue Mission seeks food donations

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The trustees of the El Pomar Foundation recently approved 90 grants totaling $1.4 million. The grants represent 27 counties in Colorado. Nearly 50 of the grants were in the Pikes Peak region, including several to area fire stations and nonprofits aiding in the Waldo Canyon fire relief. The local recipients: – American Heart Association, $10,000… Continue Reading El Pomar provides $1.4 million in grants, fire relief

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Pikes Peak United Way gave more than $379,268 to 10 charities who are helping victims of the Waldo Canyon fire. The group paid the money from donations specifically for fire victims, and gave the money to organizations that were on the forefront of relief efforts. Recipient services included: rental and income assistance, mental health services,… Continue Reading United Way provides grants to fire-relief agencies

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Aspen Valley Ranch is readying to host its second Mountain of the Sun Music Festival Sept. 8 in Woodland Park. The day-long festival will be held at the outdoor concert venue, which boosts views of the north face of Pikes Peak. The venue, which opened last summer, can host up to 4,000 people and is… Continue Reading Concert venue in Woodland Park hosts second music festival

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