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The BLAST ~ October 22, 2019








OCT 23

13th Annual Legislative Town Hall

Hosted by TRE - The Resource Exchange and 3 others Wednesday at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Centennial Hall 200 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

The Resource Exchange, The Arc Pikes Peak Region, Discover Goodwill, Cheyenne Village, and Dungarvin Colorado are proud to host the 13th Annual Legislative Town Hall on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This annual event is a terrific opportunity to share issues and topics important to individuals and families living with intellectual and developmental disabilities or delays.

Elected officials will be in attendance. Scheduled to attend thus far: -Pete Lee, State Senate, District 11 -Bob Gardner, State Senate, District 12 -Bob Booth, Assistant Deputy of Criminal Justice and Director of Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Colorado Department of Law -Marc Snyder, State House, District 18 -Terri Carver, State House, District 20 -Tom Strand, Colorado Springs City Council, At-Large -Don Knight, Colorado Springs City Council, District 1 -Yolanda Avila, Colorado Springs City Council, District 4 -Andy Pico, Colorado Springs City Council, District 6 -Mark Waller, El Paso County Commissioner, District 2

The event will be live streamed from the Centennial Hall Public Meetings Web Page. Link to be provided day of event. Light refreshments will be served in the lobby. Please RSVP to Ms. Engram at tengram@tre.org. Parking is free in the garage to the west of Centennial Hall. Enter from Sahwatch Drive. Take the North elevator to the 2B stop and enter Centennial Hall to the south of the elevator. Wheelchair access to the ground level of the Centennial Hall amphitheater is by elevator from the main lobby. Volunteers will assist and direct. Sign language interpreters will be present.

OCT 25

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum Luncheon

Hosted by Pikes Peak Environmental Forum and 2 others Friday 12- 2PM The Margarita at Pine Creek 7350 Pine Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919

A delicious luncheon paired with amazing speakers and interested citizens makes for a great way to enter the weekend. Six times a year, the Pikes Peak Environmental Forum shares news of our environment that affects our Pikes Peak citizens. RSVP  to Michele@cultivatehealthcolorado.com

OCT 26

12th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

Hosted by Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado Saturday at 8 AM – 3 PM Kathryn Mohrman Theater in Armstrong Hall, Colorado College, 14 E Cache La Poudre St, Colorado Springs,  80903

The Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado is proud to host the 12th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium on October 26th, 2019 in Armstrong Hall at Colorado College. This year’s theme is One Thing.

Free Tickets here.

OCT 26

HD 21 Campaign Kick Off Harvest Party!

Hosted by HD 21 Liz Rosenbaum 2020 Saturday at 3 PM – 6 PM Rural Fountain, 80817

Buy your tickets for the BEST BBQ in HD 21 and help support my run for HD21! I am the chef and you are going to LOVE what's on the menu! Locally sourced from our farmers and ranchers: produce and protein! Hosted at the Rosenbaum Homestead Outside in the gorgeous Colorado sunshine! Get tickets and/or donate!   Thank You

OCT 26

Meet & Greet Stephany Rose Spaulding Hosted by Judi Wagner

Hosted by Stephany Rose Spaulding for Senate Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM Location upon confirmation of attendance

Let’s Rock the Caucus & Win The U.S. Senate! Come out and Meet Democratic Senate Candidate Stephany Rose Spaulding!  Hosted by Judi Wagner   Please RSVP: (678) 300-9475

OCT 28

Run Girl Run Part II

Hosted by Pikes Peak Women Monday, October 28, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments 15 S 7th St, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905

You've made the decision that you're going to make a DIFFERENCE - how do you get there? Join us for this panel of practical tips and tricks to run the campaign you need to get ELECTED!

OCT 28

Movie Screening: Before the Flood

Hosted by Environment Colorado and 350 Colorado Springs Monday, October 28, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM Colorado College's Lloyd E. Worner Campus Center Room 213, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. Environment Colorado will host the movie screening & a short discussion after. Read more: https://www.beforetheflood.com/

OCT 28

EPC Young Dems Elections & Halloween Party

Hosted by El Paso County Young Democrats - EPCYD and 3 others Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM El Paso County Young Democrats - EPCYD 332 W. Bijou St., #101, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905

On Monday, October 28, from 6 to 8 PM, we El Paso County Young Democrats will be holding elections to choose new leadership officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and 4 Board Members)!

Anyone who is 35 years old or younger and a registered Democrat in El Paso County is eligible to run for any of the officer positions! So if you or someone you know is interested in running for one of these offices, just reach out to us by Monday, October 21 (one week before the election), to let us know you'd like to be on the printed ballot. Anyone whose name does not appear on the printed ballot can still be nominated by someone else at the elections for one of the offices, but you must be present to participate.

The elections will also be our Halloween Party! Soft drinks and light refreshments will be provided. But feel free to bring your own snacks for the group, and feel free to come in costume if you want!

OCT 28

District 11 School Board Candidate Forum

Hosted by Citizens Project and 2 others Monday, October 28, 2019 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM 1115 N El Paso St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Join us for our District 11 School Board Candidate Forum! Citizens Project believes that key to our democracy is civic engagement, which is why we host forums where we invite all candidates to engage in discussion with community members about vital issues in our education system.

Sponsored by: Citizens Project, Colorado Springs School District 1,1 91.5 KRCC, League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region

OCT 29

ADU Campaign Kick-Off

Hosted by The Colorado Springs Pro-Housing Partnership and Local Relic Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Local Relic 320 S Weber St, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

Join us to kick-off the Colorado Springs Pro-Housing Partnership’s campaign for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), the first step of a long-term strategy to increase affordable housing in Colorado Springs. We will outline key information, distribute t-shirts, eat, and drink before heading to City Hall together to make our voices heard in the first town hall on ADUs.

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