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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • AROUND TOWN: JDRF Promise Ball pledges to help wipe out Type 1 diabetes

    Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    The rally cry for the JDRF Promise Ball was "Until Type 1 Becomes Type None." JDRF, formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, has changed and no longer refers to juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. It's a branding change to cover a more-inclusive Type 1...

  • AROUND TOWN: Chocolate-powered Kidpower celebrates 20 years

    Updated: Tue, May 27, 2014

    A sold-out crowd of 500 savored the heavenly chocolate that filled table after table at The Pinery at the Hill on May 3 - an event to benefit Kidpower of Colorado, which for 20 years has been empowering kids and helping to keep them safe. Chocoholic Frolic 2014, one of the area's...

  • Country stars pay homage to heroes in Colorado

    Updated: Sun, May 25, 2014

    DENVER - Several thousand members of the military and their families, first responders, veterans and other guests welcomed the holiday Saturday night in a rousing, country-western music way. The Gazette-sponsored AEG Live Rocky Mountains Volunteer Jam had the audience singing,...

  • 2014 Colorado Springs debutantes announced

    Updated: Sun, May 25, 2014

    Twenty local families will have another reason to celebrate at Christmas this year, as their daughters and granddaughters are formally presented as debutantes. The 2014 debutantes to be honored Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor:

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

    Updated: Fri, May 23, 2014

    Here's a look at some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area over the next several days: FRIDAY After six years, the MeadowGrass Music Festival and Memorial Day weekend now go hand in hand. Twenty-two local, regional and international musicians and bands are ready to fire...

  • AROUND TOWN: Amblicab rock 'n' rolls its first fundraiser

    Updated: Thu, May 22, 2014

    The buses rolled up outside The Pinery at the Hill on May 8 for an evening of music and fun, delivering Amblicab clients who routinely depend on the transportation for trips to the doctor, work, school, Special Olympics and shopping.

  • Fun Guide: Shopping

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Outlet malls - Silverthorne, Loveland, Castle Rock, outletsatsilverthorne.com, outletsatloveland.com, outletsatcastlerock.com: The advantage is driving to one spot with so many options. Coach, Michael Kors, Columbia, American Eagle, Chico's - and we have only begun. - Colorado...

  • Fun Guide: Places to take a great photo

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, nps.gov/blca: Located just outside Montrose, this Colorado gem often can be overlooked. But those who take the time to tour the national park will be rewarded with stunning views. Visitors can hike or drive along the rim or explore the...

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

    Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    Here are some of the top entertainment options in the Pikes Peak region May 16-22: FRIDAY - Ian Harris is the thinking person's comic, and he'll be performing 8 p.m. Friday at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Tickets $20-$25, csfineartscenter.org. With a stand-up act initially...

  • AROUND TOWN: Happy barks and purrs at high tech Fur Ball

    Published: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Empathy abounds when a new outcry goes up at glitzy nonprofit events: "Help. I lost my bars." Bidding at gala silent auctions is evolving from paper bid sheets to higher tech.

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