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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Must Do Must See Jan. 10-16

    Updated: Thu, Jan 9, 2014

    FRIDAY He's a well-known conservative political cartoonist and a west-sider as well. In cartoons, Chuck Asay chronicles the past 20 years of life, politics, issues and activities in this historic area of Colorado Springs. What better place for "Drawing Fire on the Westside," Asay's...

  • AROUND TOWN: 2013 debutantes take the stage

    Published: Sun, Jan 5, 2014

    In an elegant evening of curtsies, flowing white gowns, pearls and long white gloves, 27 young women took the arms of their fathers - and one special uncle - to be presented in the 47th annual Colorado Springs Debutante Ball at The Broadmoor on Dec. 21.

  • Around Town: Myron Stratton Home celebrating century of helping

    Published: Sun, Dec 29, 2013

    A year of celebration honoring "A Century of Sanctuary" came to a close with a final tribute to Myron Stratton Home's 100-year history of helping the young and the old. The contribution was celebrated at a Nov. 6 luncheon at Cheyenne Mountain Resort with residents, former residents,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Volleyball Olympian helps Peak Vista's health mission

    Updated: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    It's like an early Christmas present to be unwrapped each November when an Olympic champion comes to town for the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions. This year it was volleyball gold medal winner Kerri Walsh Jennings. This time it's not an athletic competition. It's an opportunity to...

  • AROUND TOWN: CPCD gives kids a Head Start

    Published: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    CPCD celebrated 25 years of the Head Start program for early childhood education with horn blowing and colorful children's chairs.

  • Must Do Must See Dec. 20-26

    Updated: Thu, Dec 19, 2013

    FRIDAY One of the most memorable buildings in the area is Shove Chapel on the Colorado College campus. Add the beauty of the holiday season and a candlelit night and it's even more special. "Wintersong: A Celebration of the Season," the holiday tradition of the Colorado Vocal Arts...

  • AROUND TOWN: Assistance League announces thrift shop move

    Published: Wed, Dec 18, 2013

    The annual Assistance League of Colorado Springs Fun Fair on Nov. 1 was its usual pre-Christmas shopping and fashion treat, with special outfits from the league's thrift store. But this year there were news announcements as well. The league has purchased a larger building for its...

  • There's no time to horse around; you need to plan New Year's Eve festivities

    Updated: Sat, Dec 14, 2013

    Christmas shopping, wrapping and anticipating the Big Day are well underway. Take a second, though, to think about plans for your New Year's Eve party. It's just around the corner. Pottery Barn party planners say to start "thinking party" three weeks out, so here we go. Pick a...

  • AROUND TOWN: March of Dimes' 75th anniversary tasty and meaningful

    Updated: Sat, Dec 14, 2013

    November was Prematurity Awareness Month and local chefs teamed with March of Dimes supporters to make a big impact for little babies.

  • AROUND TOWN: Starlight goes Western to make sick kids happy

    Published: Fri, Dec 13, 2013

    The chips were falling upstairs and Storm Troopers were marching downstairs. Dressed in holiday best, "Starlight kids" carried signs with most-unusual wishes such as "To connect with people like me" and "To not be so scared."

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