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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Around Town: Hundreds in Colorado Springs give from the heart

    Updated: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    The work of the 31st annual Heart Ball was to help turn "Mission: Impossible" into "Mission: Possible." Aided by SWAT team members Chris Mace, John Knipe and Donald Hickox, and with the Apogee Rope Access team entering the Broadmoor International Center via ropes from the ceiling,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Great Clips helps Memorial's tiniest patients

    Published: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Jane and Frank Evans, local Great Clips franchise owners, have supported a long list of charities, including babies in the NICU.

  • AROUND TOWN: Kaiser Permanente gives health grants

    Published: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Kaiser Permanente Colorado has announced grants of more than $450,000 to 41 southern Colorado nonprofit and community based organizations. These donations went to groups and programs focused on improving community health.

  • Your entertainment guide: Must Do Must See, March 21-27

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    FRIDAY -Tower of Power brings its urban soul to the Pikes Peak Center. More here. The latest popular book to movie, "Divergent" opens. Here's more -It has been a rough several years for thrash rockers Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, better known as D.R.I., as theymounted an...

  • For Larry Stebbins, gardening is a must, like eating and breathing

    Published: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

    One big red tomato was the catalyst for Larry Stebbins' love affair with gardening.

  • Must Do Must See: What's happening around Colorado Springs during St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    FRIDAY Hear the best of the area's young Shel Silversteins and Henry David Thoreaus in the city-sponsored high school championship Lyrical Lounge City Slam Poetry Competition at 6 p.m. Friday at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. It's free, but $3 donations are suggested. Details:...

  • AROUND TOWN: Care and Share beats 1 million meals goal

    Published: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    Almost 850 people went to lunch together at The Broadmoor on March 6 and, in a little over an hour, provided the money for meals for 1,202,125 hungry people in southern Colorado. The goal for the 2014 Care and Share Recipe for Hope fundraiser had been 1 million meals, said a...

  • AROUND TOWN: Blue Star Recyclers announces awards, planned growth

    Published: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    James Anton, who personally disassembled more than 86,000 pounds of computer CPUs and other electronics materials in 2013 and can manually break down a computer in approximately 16 minutes, was named Blue Star Recyclers' Employee of the Year at an awards luncheon Wednesday at...

  • Must Do Must See March 7-13

    Updated: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    FRIDAY Before winter disappears, thrill to the beauty of the snowy backcountry during the ninth annual world tour of the Backcountry Film Festival, which features the best in ski films and films on nonmotorized recreation and environmental preservation, courtesy of filmmakers with...

  • AROUND TOWN: Walmart gives over half a million dollars in grants to nonprofits

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    A Walmart celebratory dinner Feb. 21 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort brought with it more than half a million dollars for Southern Colorado nonprofits...

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