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2 years 2 weeks ago

Athena award nominees listed

The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Business Council have announced the names of the 13 nominees for the 2012 ATHENA Award. The winner will be announced at a luncheon on April 4. This year's nominees are: Camille Blakely, Blakely & Company Theresa Strader,...

2 years 3 months ago

Colorado schools going after trans-fat

DENVER (AP) - School cafeterias have been taking a turn for the healthy for years. Now a bill before the state Legislature would give Colorado the nation's toughest limits on unhealthy fats in school food. The bill would make margarine, vegetable shortening and other traditional trans fats off-limits. ...

2 years 10 months ago

$2.3M for lunch with Warren Buffett

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Online bidding has ended for a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The winning bid was more than $2.3 million, falling short of last year's high bid of $2.6 million. The identity of the winning bidder wasn't immediately released. All proceeds go to the...

2 years 10 months ago

Summer food program begins in Pueblo

Pueblo City Schools began its free summer food program today. The program has been around since 1981 serving those 18 or younger. "We have children who visit the site every day," said Jill Kidd, Director of Nutrition Services. "We are concerned because we have a slowdown in the economy,...

3 years 2 months ago

Colorado school kids dig composting program

GREELEY(AP)-Michael Lang understands the importance of composting any food waste and other products during lunchtime. And he's only in the fifth grade. Michael, 11, and his classmates at Grandview Elementary School in Windsor recently became the first elementary school in Weld County to recycle compostable waste during their...

3 years 3 months ago

New school lunch standards proposed

WASHINGTON (AP) - School children would have to hold the fries - and pick up more whole grains, fruits and vegetables - on the lunch line under proposed new federal standards for school lunches. The new standards from the Agriculture Department would be the first major nutritional overhaul of...

3 years 4 months ago

President signs $4.5 billion school food law

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation to provide more lunches and dinners to school children and make those meals healthier. Speaking at an elementary school in the District of Columbia, Obama says the legislation is about doing what is right for America's children and...

3 years 4 months ago

Thanksgiving free meal locations

The Salvation Army and other organizations will serve free lunch for Thanksgiving at various locations from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 25, 2010 in Colorado Springs Salvation Army, 501 S. Weber St. Salvation Army, 908 Yuma Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5725 Southmoor...

3 years 7 months ago

Summer meal program sets record

Gov. Ritter announced Wednesday more than 900,000 free meals were served to children across Colorado over the summer, the highest number in Colorado since the program started more than 30 years ago. "I am proud to say that Colorado has answered the challenge to fight childhood hunger by expanding...

3 years 10 months ago

Free meals for kids this summer

Kids throughout Colorado can get a free lunch this summer--no income requirements, no strings attached. Hunger Free Colorado has compiled a list of all sites statewide offering free meals for children. Some locations are schools, others are community centers. CLICK HERE to see the complete statewide list for...

4 years 1 week ago

D-11 lunch gets healthier

District 11 is attempting to radically improve the food served in its 65 lunchrooms in Colorado Springs. Rick Hughes, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, indicates "Childhood obesity and ‘diet related' health issues are at epidemic levels in our own community, while dozens of food products are recalled weekly...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado promoting free breakfasts for kids

Most kids in Colorado who could be getting free breakfasts and summer lunches aren't getting the meals, and state officials are working to change that. Gov. Bill Ritter joined hunger activists Tuesday to promote the state's free breakfast and summer lunches for kids in need. Activists say that only...

4 years 5 months ago

Free lecture at Garden of the Gods Tuesday

With weather in the 60s, this is the perfect time to visit Garden of the Gods. On Tuesday, park volunteers Jan and Ken Hardisonwill give a free half-hour presentation of "Christmastime with General Palmer." You'll get a glimpse of how the city's founder celebrated in splendor. The program begins...

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