Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

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

    Updated: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    Are you looking for something fun to do in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a start. FRIDAY -Denver University visis Colorado Springs to play Colorado College hockey. Details here.  FRIDAY, SATURDAY -Home and RV shows bring new trends to consumers. Details here. ...

  • AROUND TOWN: Jan Martin named Unstoppable Woman

    Published: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Eleven strong, all Unstoppable Women. Named as the 2015 honoree at a kickoff party at the new KOAA News5 studios was Jan Martin, a Colorado Springs native completing her second term on the city council as council president pro tem. Owner of Martin Business Group, Martin, who has an...

  • AROUND TOWN: Empty Stocking Fund surpasses goal, raising $1.16 million

    Published: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    The plain white envelopes carried by smiling people leaving Penrose House on Jan. 30 contained the final checks in the $1.16 million Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund campaign for 2014-15. The money went to 20 health and human services agencies for immediate use. This...

  • AROUND TOWN: Glass Slipper Ball an evening of gourmet goodies, women's initiatives

    Updated: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Chefs tempted the 325-plus attendees at the Glass Slipper Ball with delicacies such as Foie Gras Mousse, Brown Butter and Hazelnut Tiramisu with White Chocolate Mascarpone and Frangelico Ganache, Elvis-style PB, Banana and Bacon and Colorado Veal Oscar, complemented by a wine tasting....

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

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Here are some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area this weekend and beyond: FRIDAY-SUNDAY - It's absolutely a kids' touchy-feely weekend. Pretend you're on a construction site in a cement mixer truck, put your hands on a SWAT vehicle, be a pretend firefighter or go "vroom...

  • AROUND TOWN: New Colorado Springs downtown communities, north and south

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Hello, New South End. And the new North Tejon Street neighborhood. It was an event to experience new downtown communities and to welcome the first men to a special public meeting of Artemis Women. The Jan. 17 "Creating Neighborhoods" at Tim Gill Center for Public Media drew an...

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

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Are you looking for something fun to do this week? Here are a few entertainment options in our area to get you started. FRIDAY -The newest addition to the downtown pub, music, coffee shop, craft brew scene has something no one else can match: a climbing wall. The Ute and Yeti, in...

  • AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Young Professionals kick off the new year

    Updated: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    The end of the workday on Jan. 8 was the signal for a crowd of young career people to converge on The Famous Steak House for a connecting-with-the-community social. It's the 11th year for Colorado Springs Young Professionals (facebook.com/ cosyoungpros), founded by Jon Severson....

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

    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Here are some of the top events over the next few days around Colorado Springs and the Front Range: FRIDAY -'Zen Cowboy' Chuck Pyle releases new CD at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. Details about the show here.  - The Colorado College Tigers host No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha in...

  • Turn cabbage into dinnertime winner2014 debutantes make debut

    Published: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    My grandma, who lived to be 92, always said the key to her good health was that whenever possible, she ate cabbage. Maybe she was on to something. Cabbage is full of vitamins, as well as calcium and iron. And 1 cup of it has only 20 calories, so you can load it onto your plate...

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