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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

Linda has been a Gazette journalist for nearly 50 years. She has been a writer and editor and has covered beats including police, courts, television and features. She has also been a news researcher and for several years wrote a column answering readers' questions, "Did You Ever Wonder?" Since 2006 she has been both writer and photographer for "Around Town" events, many of them charity fundraisers raising millions of dollars for many of this area's 2,000 nonprofits.

Tri-Lakes Chamber annual awards: Matt and Jamie Glover in "Miami Vice" colors
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Tri-Lakes Chamber annual awards: Matt and Jamie Glover in "Miami Vice" colors 040718 Photo by Linda Navarro
Senior Resource Council Accolades Awards: Volunteer Award winner Vileen Hostetler. Laurel Manor LPN and volunteer, voice for seniors, Extended Care Ethics Committee.
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Senior Resource Council Accolades Awards: Volunteer Award winner Vileen Hostetler. Laurel Manor LPN and volunteer, voice for seniors, Extended Care Ethics Committee. 041118 Photo by Linda Navarro
EARTH DAY
A Seven Falls Indian Dancer performs a fancy feather dance for visitors to the Garden of the Gods Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 19, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Spanish serrano ham skewer with olive and lettuce isolated on white background
Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC CEO Dirk Draper with 2018 Athena Award recipient Jan Weiland.
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Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC CEO Dirk Draper with 2018 Athena Award recipient Jan Weiland. 040518 Photo by Linda Navarro
Alzheimer's Association Reason to Hope luncheon: John Herlihy, Director of Marketing and Communications, and Betsy Cook, Memories in the Making art program. Art from the program was on display.
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Alzheimer's Association Reason to Hope luncheon: John Herlihy, Director of Marketing and Communications, and Betsy Cook, Memories in the Making art program. Art from the program was on display. 040318 Photo by Linda Navarro
Black and blue garbage bags on white background
The Y Annual Dinner and Celebration: Guest speaker Todd Evans, left, is thanked by Y President/CEO Boyd Williams.032218 Photo by Linda Navarro
The Y Annual Dinner and Celebration: Guest speaker Todd Evans, left, is thanked by Y President/CEO Boyd Williams. Evans grew up as a "Y kid." 032218 Photo by Linda Navarro
Manitou Heritage Center brunch: Douglass Edmundson, great-grandson of the developer of the historic Keithley log cabins in Manitou Springs, with a photo of El Tejano, now the Crystal Park Cantina, site of the fundraiser. 032418 Photo by Linda Navarro
Manitou Heritage Center brunch: Douglass Keithley Edmundson, great-grandson of the developer of the historic Keithley log cabins in Manitou Springs, with a photo of El Tejano, now the Crystal Park Cantina, site of the fundraiser. 032418 Photo by Linda Navarro