Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • AROUND TOWN: Woman's Club focuses on education, community involvement

    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Since 1902, members of The Woman's Club of Colorado Springs have focused on education and community involvement. Not only is their focus the same all these years later, it is increasing.

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

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    FRIDAY AND SUNDAY It's a local holiday tradition, the Michael Martin Murphey Cowboy Christmas, with the sittin'-by-the-campfire-comfy cowboy troubador strumming and singing. Friday at 8 p.m. is the Cowboy Christmas and Sunday night is the Military Appreciation Concert at Stargazers...

  • AROUND TOWN: The Home Front Cares 'For the Love of Our Troops X'

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Any community that gives welcome-home McDonald's Quarter Pounders to service members as they step off the planes from deployments is her kind of place. Author Lee Woodruff, a contributing reporter for "CBS This Morning," said this is simply one more thing that makes the Colorado...

  • AROUND TOWN: March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

    Published: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Area chefs pulled out all the stops to help raise thousands of dollars for the March of Dimes and premature babies at the Oct. 9 Signature Chefs Auction at the Broadmoor International Center. Delicious food samples were at the ready and the chefs themselves became part of...

  • AROUND TOWN: Junior Achievement 60th anniversary honors Gary Atkins

    Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Gary Atkins received the Gary Backstrom Spirit of Achievement Award, the highest honor from the board of Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado.

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

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    FRIDAY Experience the interactive nightclub fun of the Dueling Pianos Road Show at The Mezz on Friday. It's a combo of party music, playing requests and comedy. The fun begins at 9 p.m. at what's formally named The Mezzanine, back alley entrance behind 20 N. Tejon St. $10 at the door...

  • AROUND TOWN: Celebrating 2014 Colorado Regional Business Alliance honorees

    Published: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    It never gets old. Chuck Murphy has a permanent smile on his face as he attends event after event and takes home honor after honor. He has the UCCS Lifetime Entrepreneurship Award, Business Leader in the Arts, received awards for renovations of major local historic buildings, and on...

  • The scents of National Candle Month

    Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Leaves are falling, creating carpets of gold and red. Smells are warm and spicy: cinnamon, hot apple cider and pumpkin everything. Fall nesting time is underway. It's no wonder November was chosen as National Candle Month: Not only do aromatic, flickering candles smell heavenly,...

  • Must See Must Do: Veterans Day parade, Dennis Miller in the Springs and more

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    FRIDAY-SUNDAY She's from Salina, Kan., and, as is the wont of many a free-spirited Midwestern young woman, dreams of finding an exciting life in New York City. Follow her path to see if "Thoroughly Modern Millie" finds circa 1920s wealth and success in the toe-tapping,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency helps women find their hopes and dreams+

    Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Today she's a college professor. There was a time, however, when Regina Lewis was an unemployed single mom desperately seeking help. Another woman remembers coming to Colorado Springs as an unemployed single mom with no clue where to turn or who to turn to. Mary Lou Makepeace became...

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