News October 8, 2014

  • Fountain Creek Regional Park cleanup Oct 11.
  • Yes on 1A–info at
  • 3rd Annual Waldo Waldo Oct 26–TOSC needs volunteers.
  • TOSC Annual Members’ Celebration Oct 23
  • Members-only hike Oct 11
  • Upcoming Volunteer Events.
  • Info on Ballot Issue 1A–Vote Yes for Parks.
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We are dedicated to the preservation of open space and parks, and the creation of a network of trails, bikeways and greenways for the Pikes Peak region.
Fountain Creek Regional Park needs you!
Enjoy a volunteer morning in the Park Oct 11.

Please spend a morning outside and help clean up one of our beautiful regional parks, which was damaged in last year’s floods. Appropriate for all ages. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult volunteer. Wear long pants and closed toe shoes, hat, gloves and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack, if you would like. Trash bags will be provided, and the El Paso County Tool Trailer will be there, in case it’s needed! We’ll start at 8 am with a continental breakfast and end with a hot lunch at noon
Saturday October 11th 8:00am-12:00pm Fountain Creek Regional Park, sponsored by El Paso County parks, info and signups at this link.
TOSC supports Ballot Issue 1A.
NOT a tax increase; helps fund parks and trails.
More info:
Vote YES on 1A–Ballots mail mid-October! Details at
If you would like to help pass 1A-YES FOR PARKS, and would like to put a sign in your yard or a local right of way, yard signs with the above design are available at our office, 1040 S. Eighth Street, Suite 101.
Call first, 719-633-6884.
TOSC Member News.
Annual Member Celebration Oct 23rd, hike Oct 11.
Join us October 23rd at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts (427 E. Colorado Ave.) from 6 to 8 pm. We are looking forward to treating TOSC Members to a fun evening out, to sharing our vision for 2015 and thanking you for your support. Let’s celebrate together! This is a free Members’ event.
Hike to top of Cheyenne Mountain Oct 11–very limited openings.
Members-only hike to the top of Cheyenne Mountain takes off 8:30 am October 11. This is a fairly strenuous hike, but the rewards are the views from the trail and from the top. Info and signups at this link.
TOSC needs volunteers Oct 26th.
Join 4,000 Waldos and break the World Record!
Waldo Waldo Oct 26
Sign up now to volunteer at the Waldo Waldo, October 26th. You can wear your Waldo costume or get one at a discount if you volunteer. Opportunities include helping out the day of the event, or at packet pickupOct. 20-24 in the afternoons. Details at You can let them know when you sign up if you can work the day of the event, or the week before in the afternoons. Please be sure to put your Organizational Affiliation as “TOSC”, so they know we sent you–thanks!
Give! run Nov 8; signups Nov 1-7.
4-miler benefits 76 nonprofits:
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Upcoming Volunteer Projects.
Save the dates.

The volunteer season is winding up–get out now! Check for details on these events:

October 9, Thursday

8:30 am Cheyenne Mountain State Park Trail Day

October 10Friday

8 am Lake Pueblo State Park

October 11Saturday

8 am Incline Work Day

8:30 am Fountain Creek Regional Park cleanup

12:30 am Youth Work Day Garden of the Gods

October 13Monday

8:30 am Cheyenne Mountain State Park Trail Day

October 19Sunday

8:30 am Chamberlain Trail Completion Work Day


As always, check our volunteer website for volunteer projects. 

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