🌱Medical Supplies Donated To Ukraine + Delta Airlines Flights

Rise and Shine, Colorado Springs! Let’s get you started this Wednesday with everything you need to know going on around Colorado Springs today.


First, today’s weather:

A thick cloud cover. High: 56 Low: 30.


Here are the top three stories in Colorado Springs today:

  1. Two UC Health locations in Colorado Springs are providing medical supplies to help Ukraine during the Russian invasion. The supplies, totaling roughly $200,000, were originally purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic but are being repurposed for Ukraine. The shipment will hopefully arrive in Ukraine within the next few days, according to the executive director of Project CURE (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  2. Delta Airlines has announced it will resume nonstop daily flights between Colorado Springs and Atlanta in August. The flights have been suspended for more than two years during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Delta Airlines is the smallest carrier at the Colorado Springs Airport, serving only 4.6 percent of the airport’s passengers. (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  3. Ascent Church in Colorado Springs is helping Ukrainian refugees during the Russian invasion. Pastor Steve Rennick has authorized international wire transfers to a German bank to provide funds for fuel, medicine, and supplies to enable refugees to leave Ukraine. Click the link to donate towards the church’s fund. (KKTV)

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Today in Colorado Springs:

  • Yeti Community Service Kick-Off At Springs Studio for Academic Excellence (8:00 AM)
  • Avery’s Home School At Library 21c (9:00 AM)
  • Live Indoor: Storytime At Sand Creek Branch Library (10:30 AM)

From my notebook:

  • Commander Velasquez speaks at the IACP Officer Safety & Wellness Symposium. Click to see the photos and to see what was discussed. (Facebook)
  • Scarlet is staying at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region while she recovers from injuries sustained from an engine fan. She thankfully has an interested adopter. (Facebook)
  • Apr. 6 is Library Giving Day at the Pikes Peak Library District. The district is making a charitable gift of $20,000 to the PPLD Foundation. (Pikes Peak Library District)

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Danielle Fallon

About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who loves using her creativity to fuel her passion for communication. She is an employee of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.

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