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Explorers and Parents

on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:50

Events this Week:

05/15/2019 Parents Meeting @ FDC 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We will be covering the ride academy and other house keeping items. I hope to see you all there!

05/15/2019 Fire Prep @ FDC 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Lead is: Branham Backup: Lugo. If you have not given your accountability you are late. Please get it in ASAP!

05/17/2019 Pikes Peak Region Police Officer Memorial Service @ Memorial Park 9:30 am to 12:00 noon. If you are able to attend contact Mrs. Smith directly.

05/18/2019 Tower Day @ FDC 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Lead is: Parsons Backup: Berghorst. We need accountability in ASAP to be able to plan for Saturday's meal as well.

Congratulations to Explorer's for passing their probation test! Good job by all! Make sure to continue to study your hand outs to be ready for your Ride Academy tests coming up next month.

**** We are considering placing another order for Explorer Supporter TShirts and Hoodies, ahead of the Ride Academy. We need to order at least 12 items to be able to offer the same costs that we have offered in the past. If you did not get a chance to order before and would like to, order forms will be available at the Parents Meeting. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to let us know. Applications for the Ride Academy are on the website. We encourage you to please get your applications in early, the sooner the better. We will have these available at the Parents Meeting on Wednesday as well.

Thanks, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board 719-964-0433

Explorers and Parents: changes to the King Soopers Card

on Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:23

We have just learned that the King Soopers Reward program that we have been using for the past few years will be changing. Effective April 1, the reloadable gift card program will be changed to just using your King Soopers Loyalty card. This change will make your support for the Explorer Post even easier.

What this means to you: If you currently have a King Sooper Loyalty card that you use when checking out after shopping, you can enroll your card on line by going to, click on Savings and Rewards tab and then King Soopers Community Rewards on the drop down, click enroll now. Sign in with your email and password and then search for LI881 (Colorado Springs Fire Explorer Program) and click on our name. That’s it. Every time you shop and enter your loyalty card or phone number the Post benefits.

Don’t have a Loyalty Card? We are going to help you get set up. Ms. Shannon will keep you informed on how and when this is going to take place. We can also do this for friends and other family members.

The biggest change is at the fuel pump. Because Loyalty card holders get a discount in the price of gas, the Post will not receive any rewards from Loyalty card use at the gas stations.

Your current reloadable card can still be used. In fact, you should load your card before March 31 and use it to pay for groceries in April or later this year. The money does not go away. But, be sure to use your Loyalty card (phone number) once you enroll in the new program.

We certainly appreciate all your support for the Post through this program. We hope you will continue to participate. We know that there will be questions, so don’t hesitate to ask. You can contact:

Ms. Shannon, 719-964-0433 , Valerie Broch, 949-493-9652, valerie7374@ Marjorie Essigmann, 719-660-5158, Marty Essigmann, 719-641-1196, Thank you again for assisting the Explorers.