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Save the Dates: 2017 Nonprofit Events Update

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Here's an updated look ahead at the announced nonprofit benefits slated for the busy year. Some dates, events and locations are still to be determined....

Save the Dates: 2017 nonprofit events
Save the Dates: 2017 nonprofit events

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Here's a look ahead at the announced nonprofit benefits slated for the busy year of 2017. Some dates, events and locations are still to be determined....

AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children
AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

So many people in the ballroom at Broadmoor West told an identical, heartbreaking story. That dreaded "please, God, no" knock on the door. Outside,...

AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20
AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Over the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's 20 years, 310 low-income families have become homeowners. It's the Trust's mantra: "Building a strong...

AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs
AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

They're happily ensconced in what's called Colorado Springs' "New South End" and volunteers at the Assistance League's Bargain Box Thrift Store are...

AROUND TOWN: Newest Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 50-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: Newest Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 50-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

A sparkling golden evening two nights before Christmas Eve introduced 21 young women into society while paying homage to an elegant part of local...

AROUND TOWN: Kirkpatrick's Green Box Arts Festival wraps up exciting year with a reception
AROUND TOWN: Kirkpatrick's Green Box Arts Festival wraps up exciting year with a reception

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 1, 2017

The 2016 Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls met or exceeded all expectations and the July 2017 plans are even more exciting. Christian...

AROUND TOWN: YOT Club benefit a time to glitter and do good for the kids
AROUND TOWN: YOT Club benefit a time to glitter and do good for the kids

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

For 20 years it has been that special holiday-season night for Generation Y and millennials - now being joined by Gen Z - to wear their holiday finest,...

AROUND TOWN: Chuck and Mary Lou Murphy celebrate 60 laugh-filled years
AROUND TOWN: Chuck and Mary Lou Murphy celebrate 60 laugh-filled years

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

A joyously lighthearted Irish celebration honored the 60th wedding anniversary of beloved local couple Chuck and Mary Lou Murphy on a sunny Sunday...

AROUND TOWN: Half the Sky Giving Circle makes holiday bright for local nonprofits
AROUND TOWN: Half the Sky Giving Circle makes holiday bright for local nonprofits

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

It all started over a casual glass of wine with new friends. A small group of women, some new to Colorado Springs, wanted to do something special. To...

AROUND TOWN: Newborn Hope walks with 'Zoya's Footprints of Hope'
AROUND TOWN: Newborn Hope walks with 'Zoya's Footprints of Hope'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 18, 2016

The traditional, elegant helping-hand celebration Newborn Hope now walks with "Zoya's Footprints of Hope," a tribute to the late founder Zoya Dickins...

AROUND TOWN: Partners in Housing celebrates 25 years helping families toward self sufficiency
AROUND TOWN: Partners in Housing celebrates 25 years helping families toward self sufficiency

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 18, 2016

Pages from local history were leafed through as Partners in Housing celebrated 25 years at an anniversary dinner in November. Sharing memories were...

AROUND TOWN: Woman's Club turns 115 in style
AROUND TOWN: Woman's Club turns 115 in style

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 11, 2016

The Woman's Club of Colorado Springs turned 115 in style with its fall luncheon and style show at Colorado College's historic Bemis Hall. It was a...

AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold
AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 11, 2016

On its 22nd anniversary, the Gingerbread & Jazz Gala started out anew. Adaptations were made to the traditional event throughout the Historic Day...

AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions
AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

One of the favorite nonprofit events each fall is the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions and the big question in advance is always which Wheaties-box...

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