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3 years 2 months ago

Stepping closer to a cure

An estimated 1,500 people laced up their sneakers and hit the trails near America the Beautiful Park Saturday morning to help fight juvenile diabetes. The walk is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Colorado Springs branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Events Coordinators Lauren...

4 years 1 month ago

PawtoberFest this weekend

Don't forget this weekend's big pet event... PawtoberFest! It's the Human Society of the Pikes Peak Region's big fall fundraiser! It all kicks off at 9 a.m. with a 5k Fun Run and Walk that begins and ends at America the Beautiful Park. After that, you can bring your...

4 years 2 months ago

Fixing bikes, hoping to fix lives

Peter Sprunger-Froese's Bike Clinic in Colorado Springs is filled with some of the lost and forgotten parts of bicycles that people thought showed no promise, but Peter brings them back. "To bring life to these bikes, that are what we're trying to do here, says Sprunger-Froese, as he works...

4 years 5 months ago

Hike for Habitat in Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity will hold its annual Hike for Habitat in Colorado Springs this Saturday at America the Beautiful Park. The charity builds simple, affordable houses for low-income families in El Paso County.Since 1986, they've built 99 homes. The 4.5 mile walk will go through America...

4 years 6 months ago

Julie Penrose fountain flowing again

The Continuum - Julie Penrose Fountain at America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs is back on for the summer. The city hasn't had the money to pay for the operation and maintenance of the fountain since 2009, so Kristen Downs started the "Friends of Julie Penrose Fountain." ...

4 years 7 months ago

Donate to keep the fountain flowing

The Friends of the Julie Penrose Fountain are trying to raise $12,500 to keep it running this summer. The fountain is in the heart of America the Beautiful Park. El Pomar will provide a matching grant if the money is raised. It goes toward maintenance, life guards and safety....

4 years 7 months ago

Local park "goes orange" for animals

Landmarks around the country including one right here in Colorado Springs will be lighting up in orange to commemorate "Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month." Starting Friday night America the Beautiful Park is joining the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in the nationwide celebration...

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