Westside Community Center to be honored

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On Tuesday, Jan. 29, Westside Community Center will receive the 2012 Civic Innovator of the Year award. This annual award from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' Center for Study of Government and the Individual will be given to Westside at a luncheon at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. and will run until 1:30 p.m.

From the press release:

Come hear the inspiring story of how one local church stepped-up to answer the call when city budget cuts threatened to close facilities that serve some of the city’s poorer neighborhoods — and meet some of the outstanding individuals who helped make it happen. The partnership then hastily formed, in just a matter of months, is not just surviving today but it is thriving, with the partners recently announcing a new three year contract that makes The Westside Community Center a model of innovation and experimentation that Colorado Springs can be proud of...

To register for the event, follow this link.

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