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AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold for early education
AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold for early education

By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

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

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

By: Linda Navarro - 0 3 hr ago

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: 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...

AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast
AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast

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

Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall of Fame Rotunda set the theme for the U.S. Association of...

Nonprofits, send us your fundraiser Save the Dates for 2017

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2017 Nonprofits, send us information about your major fundraisers for 2017 and we'll compile a master calendar to run Jan. 1. It's...

AROUND TOWN: Habitat opens new doors and they're works of art
AROUND TOWN: Habitat opens new doors and they're works of art

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

They're opening the doors to new homes and have done this for 30 years. How fitting it was that Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity celebrated its...

AROUND TOWN: CPCD guests kissed their brains to give kids a Head Start
AROUND TOWN: CPCD guests kissed their brains to give kids a Head Start

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Preschoolers can help with this one. Do a really good job ... kiss your brain. Learn the answer to a tough question ... kiss your brain. Someone's...

AROUND TOWN: Friends/family honor Urban Turzi of One Nation Walking Together
AROUND TOWN: Friends/family honor Urban Turzi of One Nation Walking Together

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

For nine years and seven months, the man fondly referred to as "Urb" spent every waking moment working to better the lives of Native Americans,...

AROUND TOWN: Women's Foundation of Colorado works toward women's potential
AROUND TOWN: Women's Foundation of Colorado works toward women's potential

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

It's all about empowering women to their full potential under the motto "Together. We are powerful." The Women's Foundation of Colorado (wfco.org) did...

AROUND TOWN: Army Ranger helps The Home Front Cares' mission for troops
AROUND TOWN: Army Ranger helps The Home Front Cares' mission for troops

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Nov 9, 2016

Thoughts have been about veterans and the troops and their families this Veterans Day week. The Home Front Cares kicked it off early, on Oct. 14,...

AROUND TOWN: Chefs help March of Dimes create purple world for babies
AROUND TOWN: Chefs help March of Dimes create purple world for babies

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Nov 9, 2016

Thursday is a day for purple, World Prematurity Day, for the tiniest of the tiny babies. It's part of November's Prematurity Awareness Month, which...

AROUND TOWN: Jack and Jill of America charters Greater Pikes Peak Chapter
AROUND TOWN: Jack and Jill of America charters Greater Pikes Peak Chapter

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Nov 7, 2016

Formally attired young people followed a tradition dating back to 1938 when they and their mothers became charter members of Jack and Jill of America,...

AROUND TOWN: Koats 4 Kids ends 10-year run with thousands of coats, Conservatory scholarships
AROUND TOWN: Koats 4 Kids ends 10-year run with thousands of coats, Conservatory scholarships

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 6, 2016

A simple conversation 10 years ago led to new winter coats for almost 3,800 area elementary school youngsters in low-income schools. On the...

AROUND TOWN: Mental health heroes around Colorado Springs focus on teen suicide prevention
AROUND TOWN: Mental health heroes around Colorado Springs focus on teen suicide prevention

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Oct 31, 2016

The heroes of mental health are all around us: the teacher who lets kids know they're appreciated, a teen whose rap video deals with all-too-frequent...

AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency empowers women toward the workplace
AROUND TOWN: Women's Resource Agency empowers women toward the workplace

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Oct 30, 2016

They're on F.I.R.E. at the Women's Resource Agency. It's an empowering flame, helping women into the workplace and in their personal development, the...

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