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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency helps women find their hopes and dreams+

    Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Today she's a college professor. There was a time, however, when Regina Lewis was an unemployed single mom desperately seeking help. Another woman remembers coming to Colorado Springs as an unemployed single mom with no clue where to turn or who to turn to. Mary Lou Makepeace became...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SATURDAY It's an incredible wartime story of WWII heroes, the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers, who went on to be known as "The Fathers of the Ski Industry." Their story is 
told in a new Warren Miller/Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum film, "Climb to Glory" at 
2 p.m., Saturday,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Educational Big Brothers Big Sisters Bruncheon

    Published: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    It's becoming a tradition. When the children head back to school after Labor Day, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado - Pikes Peak volunteers and board members play host to a Back to School Bruncheon. During an upscale social gathering in a private home, the work of BBBS is...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Who ya gonna call? Geeks Who Drink. It's "Ghostbusters" trivia night complete with costumes and craziness at 5 p.m. Saturday at Green Man Taproom & Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St., and simultaneously in 24 other cities nationwide. It's the "Ghostbusters" 30th anniversary. Teams have...


    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    STAGE OPENING FRIDAY D.L. Hughley - 7:30 p.m. Friday, Arnold Hall, 2308 Cadet Drive, tickets at box office, 333-4497 SATURDAY Mike Birbiglia - 8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-7469, TUESDAY Last Comic Standing - 7 p.m. Tuesday,...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Video: A hauntingly good time is waiting for you to enter, if you dare. Ghouls Gulch haunted house at Palmer Park and North Academy is tantalizing you with screams a plenty. For more info: or 719-445-1825. More happenings in the Colorado Springs area. - List:...

  • AROUND TOWN: 50 years and growing, REACHing for success to stop poverty

    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    What better way to celebrate a 50-year milestone than to rename and rebrand for the next half century or longer?

  • AROUND TOWN: Women see red to save their own lives

    Published: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    One Friday each September retains its red luster. It has much to do with the fact of life pointed out by organizers of Go Red for Women that 1 in 3 women who die each year will die of heart disease. That stunner drew more than 300 women to the Antlers Hilton on Sept. 19 for...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening in the Colorado Springs area this weekend

    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    Here are some of the top events happening around the Pikes Peak region over the next few days: FRIDAY Bring him your blood! "Dracula" has arrived at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center along with the Penrose-St. Francis Bloodmobile. Get two-for-one "Dracula" tickets for shows...

  • Marking a 50-year-old mission

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Its history is traced to President John F. Kennedy, whose family was involved with making the world better for those with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses such as JFK's sister Rosemary. The goal: No longer would the norm be institutionalization. What is now The Resource...