Past Events 2016

Expo Event:

Expo register

What:  Saturday April, 30th 2016

Where:  Atlas Prep School 1450 Academy Park Loop

Time: 9 am- 2 pm

Join CONO and your community to kick off Neighbor Up! Week.

  • Mix + Mingle
  • Local exhibitors
  • Workshops
  • Kids Station
  • Free lunch provided by Domino's


1. Developing the Core group

-Learn how to start organizing your block or neighborhood beginning with the core group of leaders. Learn how to set a time line and prioritize common goals and what to do first.

2. Neighborhood Communications

- What challenges most neighborhoods is learning how to communicate - social media? Newsletters? Door to door? Learn the best practices in mixed demographic neighborhoods.

12- 1 pm: Lunch and mingle with Code Enforcement officers, Crime Prevention officers and Elected Officials; browse local exhibitors

3. Recruiting Volunteers

- Another challenge neighborhoods face is recruiting and keeping volunteers and leaders involved in committees, neighborhood watch, boards and more. Learn tools on how to keep your neighbors engaged long- term.

Lunch Panels Events 2016

Mon- Fri. Lunch Panels Register

12-1 pm at CONO (309 S. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903)

Bring a brown bag lunch and listen to our panelists talk about hot topics happening in Colorado Springs!

Mon. (May 2) - Connectivity- Bikes and trails

Speakers: Allen Beauchamp, Susan Davies and Jill Gaebler

Tues. (May 3) - Public Market- update and news

Speaker: Chris Cipoletti

Wed. (May 4) - Transit- Street car and trolley and other alternatives

Speakers: Dave Lippincott, Aubrey Day and Courtney Hone

Thurs. (May 5) - Residential Downtown - Blue Dot and figure 

Speaker Chris Jenkins

Fri. (May 6) - Impact of indoor Residential of Marijuana grows

Speakers: Kevin Merrill and Michael Hughes

Parking on the street, juror lot or parking garage. We will validate garage parking tickets. Bikers get extra high-fives!

Black Tie Bowling 2016

Fri. May 6th Black Tie Bowling register

Harmony Bowl

5:30-8:30 pm

Come celebrate Neighbor Up! Week by bowling with your friend, family, neighbors!

What to expect/ wear:

Strike up your cocktail dress attire for black tie bowling with CONO!

Come prepared to be decked out, network, donate, and put your best foot forward with snazzy bowling shoes

5:30 pm Registration - Shoe check- in and silent auction

Neighborhood Awards


Silent auction ends & Bowling Awards

Proclamation 2016

2016: The El Paso County Commissioners and City Council issued a proclamation that April 30-May 6 is Neighbor Up! Week.

Proclamation 2016

2015: The El Paso County Commissioners issued a proclamation that April 12-19  is Neighbor Up! Week and expressing appreciation of CONO's vital work in supporting neighborhoods. Dave Munger, speaking for CONO, expressed our organization's gratitude for the County's recognition and support.

Neighbor Up! Week

2016 Annual Neighbor Up! Week

Saturday Expo April 30, 2016

May 2 till May 6, 2016  luncheon talk


Black Tie Bowling May 6, 2016


Neighbor Up! Week is a chance to celebrate what makes us a community, and to learn more about how to make your neighborhood an even better place to live. CONO knows that neighborhoods are the building blocks of cities and counties, and the basic units of democracy. When neighborhoods work well, they are where residents come together to solve mutual problems and care for one another.

To look at last years schedule and videos, click here.

To view council and commissioner proclamation, click here.

Thank you to our sponsors for our 2016 event:


Domino’s Pizza

Dunkin Donuts



Lunch Panels:

Jimmy Johns


Old World Bagel

Southside Johnnys



Black Tie Bowling:

Louie’s Pizza

Hooked on Books

Keller Williams

Hug Speak

IBEW No.113


Titan Machinery

Blue Skies Exploration Academy


Schooler & Assoc.

Strasbaugh Financial

GE Johnson


Rocky Mountain PBS



Frontier IT

Walker Realty

Century Link

Ranch Foods Direct

Patterson Realty


Celebrating 41 Years!

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Office Telephone: 719-471-3105

Office Fax: 719-471-3168

Address: 309 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

What’s Happening:

Monthly Neighborhood Roundtable:

June 14, 5-6;30pm

5-5:30- Social half hour with CSPD & CSFD

5:30-6- Roundtable updates

6-6:30- Insurance Counseling 101

Click on our NEW 2016 Annual Report



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