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March and April library events

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Below: Jennifer Terkildsen and daughter Lauren work on their easel project at the Monument Library March 14. Photo by Harriet Halbig.

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Below: Marne Collins with sons Grogan and Cedar enjoy working together on their projects at the Monument Library March 14. Photo by Harriet Halbig.

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Palmer Lake Town Council, March 12: Town proceeding with audit to evaluate policies

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Below: (L to R) Palmer Lake Mayor John Cressman presents Bob Miner with a plaque demonstrating the town’s appreciation for Miner’s efforts in guiding the town through the Fountain Creek Watershed process during the past nine years. Photo by David Futey.

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Monument Board of Trustees, March 16: Downtown Walgreens traffic flow options discussed

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Below: (L to R) Store Manager Mike Frazier, of the Monument Marketplace Home Depot Store and Officer Kevin Swenson, of the Monument Police Department, partnered to create a training program on home security that was presented to Jackson Creek residents at the Creekside Middle School on Mar. 4, following two break-ins in the Homestead area. Assistant Store Manager Bret Powell and Supervisor Steve Kadera instruct in the new regularly scheduled clinics at the store. The program was so successful and generated so many notes of praise that Home Depot has made this a national training program. Photo provided by Mike Frazier.

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Donala Water and Sanitation District, March 18: District calculates cost of providing services

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Below: Rate comparison chart prepared by the Donala Water and Sanitation District.

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the rate comparison as a PDF file. This is a 110 Kbyte file and will take less than a minute to download using a dial-up modem. Click here for help with PDF downloads. To view and print the file, you will need to download and install the free Acrobat Reader Program.

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March Weather Wrap

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Below: Photo taken by Bill Kappel on March 26 near the intersection of Highway 83 and Highway 105.

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Art Matters: You can take it with you

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Photos provided by the artist

Below Breath of Dawn by Ruth Burink, Sculptor. Burink is a local resident and resident artist at The Winter Helmich Gallery. She will be speaking at the gallery for the April Art Chat on Sat., April 25, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. She will share her inspirations, methods, multiple medias and answer questions. This event is free and open to the public. Coffee and donuts will be served. 

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Snapshots of Our Community

Colorado Art Education Association exhibit at TLCA

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Below: The Colorado Art Education Association (CAEA) held its 18th annual art exhibit at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA) during the month of March. CAEA membership consists of art educators from around the state. CAEA Members who participated in the exhibit, posed for this March 7 photo at the TLCA with the show’s juror (far right), Cloyde Snook, Professor Emeritus from Adams State College. Photo by David Futey.

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Outta The Garage at TLCA, March 6

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Below: It is not too often that you hear someone ask a Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCA) musical performer if his wife is at the concert or the band acknowledges an audience member’s birthday and a couple’s engagement. However the March 6 performance of Outta The Garage was not the usual TLCA concert. On this night, the TLCA opened its doors to this local band much to the delight of the band member’s friends, families and others from the community. Outta The Garage band members are (L-R) Richard Keene, Tom Dermody, Bruce Langston, Keeny Uvegas, and Steve Gordon and they hail from the Tri-Lakes area or Colorado Springs. Photo by David Futey.

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Chess tournament winners acknowledged, March 19

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Below: At the Lewis-Palmer District 38 school board meeting March 19, Steve Waldmann, organizer of the 3rd Annual Lewis-Palmer District 38 chess tournament introduced some of the winners of the event, which was held Feb. 21 at Lewis-Palmer Elementary School. The tournament is held every year and is open free to all district 38 students from kindergarten through grade 12. The event this year attracted 95 participants. 42 trophies and 53 medals were awarded. Photo by John Heiser.

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LPHS Serteens Club wins national award

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Below: At the Lewis-Palmer District 38 school board meeting March 19, former D-38 Superintendent Ted Bauman (center) on behalf of the Monument Hill Sertoma Club presented a National Award from the Freedoms Foundation to the Lewis-Palmer High School Serteen Club. There is more information on the Freedoms Foundation and the award at www.www.freedomsfoundation.org. Photo by John Heiser.

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Finders and Youngberg at TLCA, March 27

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Below: On March 21, Finders and Youngberg, a dynamic bluegrass band from Fort Collins, entertained an enthusiastic crowd at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. (L-R) Aaron Youngberg, Amy Finders, Erin Youngberg, and Mike Finders performed their own compositions that are built upon the traditional styles of such artists as Arlo Guthrie and Hank Williams. The band recently released their first CD, Keep Your Suitcase Packed. Information about the group is available at their Web site: www.findersandyoungberg.com. Photo by David Futey.

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Sonny Hood’s photos exhibited at TLCA

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Below: Photographer Sonny Hood and his wife Deb Hood pose by a few of his photographs that were on display at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts Lucy Owens Gallery during the month of March. Hood’s goal as a photographer is to "inspire others to appreciate the beauty around us" and to have a more protective attitude toward nature and the environment. Photo by David Futey.

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Historical Society hears history of trolley system

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Photos by Bernard Minetti

Below: (L-R) H. Howard Noble and Greg Roberts, co-presenters from the Pikes Peak Historical Street Railway Foundation. 

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Below: In January, Art Walter became the Palmer Lake Historical Society’s new Vice-President replacing Cdr. Richard Cooper USN (Ret.), who resigned to take a volunteer position at the Air Force Academy. Walter is retired from the U.S. Army . 

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