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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • 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."

  • Must Do Must See for Dec. 13-19

    Updated: Thu, Dec 12, 2013

    FRIDAY Cripple Creek and Victor have "The Gift" and want you to help unwrap the weekend-long celebration, complete with parades. One of the delights is the holiday-lighted mine headframes in the hills around the two towns. There are self-guided auto tours or, for a guided tour Friday...

  • Saying farewell to Ellen O'Brien

    Updated: Tue, Dec 10, 2013

    Artist Ellen Lillian McCarthy O’Brien made her mark on the local art and education scene for more than six decades and she’ll be remembered at a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at All  Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Then guests will have the opportunity to see the...

  • Around Town: Millibo celebrates theater opening with an Ivywild flair

    Updated: Sun, Dec 8, 2013

    In typical Millibo Art Theater fashion, people dressed as shrubs, trees and foliate were part of the fun at "The Wild-for-Ivy Masquerade Ball!," the MAT's welcome to the Ivywild neighborhood.

  • AROUND TOWN: Diabetes 'never goes on vacation'

    Published: Wed, Dec 4, 2013

    Diabetes is the disease that "never stops, never rests, never goes on vacation."

  • Must See Must Do for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

    Updated: Fri, Nov 29, 2013

    FRIDAY The Sugarplum Fairy and the Mouse King put everyone in the holiday mood with "The Nutcracker," featuring 150 dancers from Ballet Idaho and from across the region. Thomas Wilson conducts the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the featured voices are the Colorado Springs...

  • AROUND TOWN: Qualtek CEO Fagnant named Business Citizen of the Year

    Published: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    No one ever said business awards events are required to be stuffy. How about candlelight, table linens, flowers and a 25-piece Broadmoor Pops orchestra instead? The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance led the way with its Nov. 9 annual gala, which filled the Broadmoor...

  • AROUND TOWN: Empty Stocking Fund kicks off 30th anniversary campaign

    Published: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    The 30th anniversary year of the Empty Stocking Fund is an opportunity to make every one count: every person, every dollar, every event, every volunteer. Rallying supporters, partners, nonprofits and volunteers Nov. 20 at a Penrose House reception, El Pomar CEO Bill Hybl, Bruni...

  • AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak Library District celebrates '21st Century Library'

    Published: Tue, Nov 26, 2013

    Not every library has a groundbreaking with a formal orange and black party, a Mixology Lab, Cyber Clinic, Skype-O-Vision, Techno Hijinx and a formal dinner - in an empty building. Then again, not every library event has "21st Century" in its name. Pikes Peak Library District...

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