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Drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Colorado Springs police stations as part of this toy drive, which will deliver toys with Christmas Unlimited to nearly 400 children on Dec. 22 and 23. Officers working Christmas Day will deliver extra toys as needed.

2008 CSPD Christmas Toy Drive

Through Dec. 25, any Colorado Springs police station, any time

Contact: 444-7843, springsgov.com

Country road

Apply to serve as an at-large citizen representative of the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority Citizen Advisory Committee. Participants provide recommendations for budgets, projects and contracts.

Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority Citizen Advisory Committee

Send an application letter and a brief rsum to: Pikes Peak RTA Citizen Advisory Committee, PPACG, 15 S. Seventh St., Colo. Spgs., CO 80905, Attn: Rick Sonnenburg

Deadline for applications: Dec. 31

Contact: 471-7080 ext. 138, rsonnenburg@ppacg.org

Giving tree

Obtain a voucher at the El Paso County Conservation District office or online to purchase a discounted indigenous tree or shrub at a local nursery. Vouchers are valid for up to a year. Proceeds benefit local conservation efforts.

El Paso County Conservation District Tree and Shrub Sale

County Conservation District Office, 5610 Industrial Place, #100, $9-$35

Contact: 473-7104 ext. 101, elpasocd.org

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.

  • Toy Drive, PPRTA committee, Tree and Shrub Sale.

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