Author:

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.

Alzheimer's Association Reason to Hope luncheon: Guest speaker Joanna Brooks and fiance Forrest Fix with a Memories in the Making art gift.
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Alzheimer's Association Reason to Hope luncheon: Guest speaker Joanna Brooks and fiance Forrest Fix with a Memories in the Making art gift. 031617 PHoto by Linda Navarro
Outgoing board member Tom and Laurie Kennedy at The Y's annual dinner where he received the group's top award, the J.H. Woodgate Award. 
031617 Photo by Linda Navarro
Outgoing board member Tom and Laurie Kennedy at The Y's annual dinner where he received the group's top award, the J.H. Woodgate Award. 031617 Photo by Linda Navarro
Lola Woloch, Nicolas and Trudi Pruett and Leslie Castle sample Washington wines at Wine Festival of Colorado Springs, which benefits the Colorado Springs Conservatory. 030317 Photo by Linda Navarro
Philharmonic's 90th Season Gala: Philharmonic President/CEO Nathan Newbrough and committee member Dr. Theolyn Price, who had modeled a donated gold and diamond pendant with necklace, and liked it so much she had the top auction bid. 
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Philharmonic's 90th Season Gala: Philharmonic President/CEO Nathan Newbrough and committee member Dr. Theolyn Price, who had modeled a donated gold and diamond pendant with necklace, and liked it so much she had the top auction bid. 022317 Photo by Linda Navarro
Ky and gala chair Judy McCarty, Catholic Charities St. Patrick's Day Gala. 031117 PHOTO COURTESY CATHOLIC CHARITIES
Trumpet on white background shooting sideways