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AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids
AROUND TOWN: Almost 1,000 go to breakfast under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless kids

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Eight years ago it was a pleasant little breakfast gathering in the courtyard of The Place, the Urban Peak Colorado Springs shelter for homeless...

AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm
AROUND TOWN: Energy Resource Center supporters celebrate keeping folks warm

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Since it was the end of the year, it was time to celebrate New Year's. But not every year ends in December.

This New Year's Eve party, "Winter...

AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'
AROUND TOWN: Zoo Ball-goers 'Party With The Pack'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

As has become an annual tradition, a sold-out, formally attired crowd visited Cheyenne Mountain Zoo after hours June 18 to spend time with the...

AROUND TOWN: Rally for the Cure
AROUND TOWN: Rally for the Cure

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

For eight years, one weekend each June has been a special combo of forehands, aces and volleys and the color pink as tennis pros and amateurs Rally...

AROUND TOWN: Pastor Paul Peel honored and roasted as he retires
AROUND TOWN: Pastor Paul Peel honored and roasted as he retires

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

The Friday night before beloved First Lutheran Church pastor Paul Peel delivered his retirement sermon on Sunday, June 26, almost 400 of his...

AROUND TOWN: Range Riders wrap up annual rodeo trek with awards, families
AROUND TOWN: Range Riders wrap up annual rodeo trek with awards, families

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Days of cowboy camaraderie, riding horseback trails through the mountains to their campsites and following an almost seven-decade, multigenerational...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre celebrates season
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Dance Theatre celebrates season

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

A sunny June evening in the gardens at High Valley Farm awaited supporters and the board of the Colorado Springs Dance Theatre. It was a thank- you...

AROUND TOWN: Amblicab works to provide transportation and independence
AROUND TOWN: Amblicab works to provide transportation and independence

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 3, 2016

It has been a very good year, an enthusiastic Gail Nehls told a sold-out party audience at Amblicab's Rock 'n Roll 2016 fundraiser June 8 at Garden...

AROUND TOWN: Alpha Kappa Alpha gives community awards
AROUND TOWN: Alpha Kappa Alpha gives community awards

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 3, 2016

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has been known since its founding in 1908 as a leader for "effective advocacy and social change," and the local Iota Beta...

2016 Colorado Springs Debutantes
2016 Colorado Springs Debutantes

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 3, 2016

Twenty-one young women have been named Colorado Springs Debutantes. The 50-year, social-season tradition celebrates those named for their school...

AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails changes tradition, invites the cowboys
AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails changes tradition, invites the cowboys

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

For the first time, cowpokes were invited to join the gals at Cowgirls & Cocktails, the bright pink annual celebration to raise funds for local...

AROUND TOWN: Komen survivors
AROUND TOWN: Komen survivors

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

More than 250 people in pink were on hand for the Komen Colorado South Survivors Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Antlers Hotel.

The attendees...

AROUND TOWN: For Beth Bowlen Wallace, 'This One's for Pat,' is her dad's struggle with Alzheimer's
AROUND TOWN: For Beth Bowlen Wallace, 'This One's for Pat,' is her dad's struggle with Alzheimer's

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

"This one's for Pat" was the cheer as the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, and it's on the team's huge championship rings.

Pat is Broncos...

AROUND TOWN: Citizens Project lights America's candle
AROUND TOWN: Citizens Project lights America's candle

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

The Antlers hotel ballroom darkened. One candle, then another tilted to light a neighbor's.

"Take your candle, and go light your world."...

AROUND TOWN: ACF chefs offer culinary world tour
AROUND TOWN: ACF chefs offer culinary world tour

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

What better way to take a world tour than with international cuisine by some of the area's top chefs.

The Pikes Peak Chapter of the American...

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