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LIFE after 50 - Current Issue - April 2014 Vol. 24 No. 4

Chefs offer Culinary Passport to support firefighter thank-you dinners

0414_01_CulinaryPassport1It’s a given that chefs like to cook, and firefighters like to eat.

For the past several months, chefs from the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Culinary Federation and their advanced students from Pikes Peak Community College have been preparing amazing dinners for area firefighters.

They plan to cook at all 21 area fire stations before the year is out.

“When we had the fires of the last two years, we as a group decided to say thank you to the firemen for the effort they put in preventing more fires,” says Chef Sigi Krauss, former owner of the Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs and member of the chapter’s board.

They planned an event last summer to support the firefighters, but it had to be cancelled because of flooding.

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Program provides older adults with tools to become community leaders

Would you like to be a role model for aging well in the Pikes Peak region and learn about opportunities for leadership in our community?

Encore Leadership, a new program to be offered this summer and fall by Leadership Pikes Peak, will empower you to make a difference.

Through participation in this four-month program, you will gain awareness of community leadership opportunities, take a behind-the-scenes look at the issues challenges and uniqueness of the Pikes Peak area, engage with a network of community leaders, complete a project important to the nonprofit community and learn tools for being a role model for aging well.

Read more: Program provides older adults with tools to become community leaders