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Linda Navarro

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  • AROUND TOWN: KPWE graduates, Nancy Lewis honored at UCCS

    Published: Thu, Jun 5, 2014

    For 10 years the Karen Possehl Women's Endowment has made it possible for nontraditional women students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to pursue their college degrees, something many had never even daydreamed could happen. Some had faced life changes, some were...

  • Fun Guide: Art exhibits

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - "Chihuly Rediscovered" and "Chihuly," csfineartscenter.org and botanicgardens.org: This spring and summer the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is showcasing the glass artwork of Dale Chihuly. Meanwhile, the Denver Botanic Gardens opens an outdoor Chihuly exhibit on June 14 that runs...

  • AROUND TOWN: A Victorian tea for Mom

    Published: Tue, Jun 3, 2014

    Mother's Day weekend was a time for spring colors, hats and tea as the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary was host to its traditional Victorian Tea and Tablescapes event. More than 300 were on hand for the four tea seatings at Partners in Housing on the grounds of Myron Stratton Home....

  • Documentary on Colorado Springs-area ranch showing at Ivywild School

    Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    Showings: 7 p.m. Saturday; 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets $8, tinyurl.com/mw3ovsm or hannaranchmovie.com, 877-987-6487 "Hanna Ranch" is coming home. The spread south of Colorado Springs near Hanover has a...

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

    Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    FRIDAY Academy Boulevard will shake with a pounding, pulsating, throbbing, heavy-duty beat Friday as drum and bass DJ AK1200 makes the scene at Rawkus. Dave Minner has been doing his breakbeat electronic thing since 1989 and he'll deliver it from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 3506 N. Academy...

  • AROUND TOWN: Alpha Kappa Alphas give community awards and scholarships

    Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    Years of strong support for education spanned several generations as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Iota Beta Omega Chapter honored community and education leaders during a May 4 scholarship and awards luncheon. At one table was Patricia Slaughter with her mother, Laura Domineck. She...

  • AROUND TOWN: JDRF Promise Ball pledges to help wipe out Type 1 diabetes

    Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    The rally cry for the JDRF Promise Ball was "Until Type 1 Becomes Type None." JDRF, formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, has changed and no longer refers to juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. It's a branding change to cover a more-inclusive Type 1...

  • AROUND TOWN: Chocolate-powered Kidpower celebrates 20 years

    Updated: Tue, May 27, 2014

    A sold-out crowd of 500 savored the heavenly chocolate that filled table after table at The Pinery at the Hill on May 3 - an event to benefit Kidpower of Colorado, which for 20 years has been empowering kids and helping to keep them safe. Chocoholic Frolic 2014, one of the area's...

  • Country stars pay homage to heroes in Colorado

    Updated: Sun, May 25, 2014

    DENVER - Several thousand members of the military and their families, first responders, veterans and other guests welcomed the holiday Saturday night in a rousing, country-western music way. The Gazette-sponsored AEG Live Rocky Mountains Volunteer Jam had the audience singing,...

  • 2014 Colorado Springs debutantes announced

    Updated: Sun, May 25, 2014

    Twenty local families will have another reason to celebrate at Christmas this year, as their daughters and granddaughters are formally presented as debutantes. The 2014 debutantes to be honored Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor:

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