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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.

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Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps with the formal portrait of her great-grandmother Julie Penrose in Penrose House.
081417 Photo by Linda Navarro
Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps with the formal portrait of her great-grandmother Julie Penrose in Penrose House. 081417 Photo by Linda Navarro
The library is one of Pam and Jerry Bruni's favorite spots in their new home.  The "Fearless Falcon," a gyr, is by sculptor Eugene Morelli.
080517 Photos by Linda Navarro
The library is one of Pam and Jerry Bruni's favorite spots in their new home. The "Fearless Falcon," a gyr, is by sculptor Eugene Morelli. 080517 Photos by Linda Navarro
Spade, the three-legged jogging dog, is the spokesdog for The Jogging Dog blog.
Evening in Tuscany: Brava Donna winner Aimee Cox celebrates her Woman of the Year award with staff members from Community Health Partnership at Gold Hill Mesa.
072717 Photo by Linda Navarro
Evening in Tuscany: Brava Donna winner Aimee Cox celebrates her Woman of the Year award with staff members from Community Health Partnership at Gold Hill Mesa. 072717 Photo by Linda Navarro
Independence Center ADA luncheon: John Monteith is the star of one of the Colorado Disability Council signs reminding drivers to avoid parking in handicap spots.Teri Ulrich holds his sign. 
072617 Photo by Linda Navarro
Independence Center ADA luncheon: John Monteith is the star of one of the Colorado Disability Council signs reminding drivers to avoid parking in handicap spots.Teri Ulrich holds his sign. 072617 Photo by Linda Navarro