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AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast attendees donate $115K to support those with mental illness

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AROUND TOWN: El Cinco de Mayo gala celebrates scholarship winners
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, May 26, 2016

They danced, clapped to mariachis, visited with friends and enjoyed a meal with the flavors of Mexico. More than anything, however, the evening of...

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AROUND TOWN: CASA a light of hope for abused children
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

They're there for the kids because, said emcee TV anchor Shellene Cockrell, "CASA is a light of hope for a child."

For 16 years the CASA Light...

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AROUND TOWN: Fur Ball has howling night in Havana for the animals
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 22, 2016

Cuban cigars, the forbidden fruit no longer, poked out of centerpieces and, unlit, were part of some fellows' costumes at the 19th annual Humane...

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AROUND TOWN: A toast to teal and awareness of ovarian cancer
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

It was "A Taste and A Toast to Teal" and part of a special gift from two sisters to honor their late mother.

Laura DiNapoli Ayotte and Susan...

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AROUND TOWN: Goodwill helps 'write new chapters for thousands of disadvantaged individuals'
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 15, 2016

A storybook evening brought more than 750 people to The Broadmoor on April 27 to be "part of the story" at Discover Goodwill's Annual Dinner and...

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AROUND TOWN: PPCC Culinary Arts students present elegant scholarship meal
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

Her name is synonymous with fine food and culinary appreciation, thus the Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund at Pikes Peak Community...

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AROUND TOWN: Red Ribbon Ball brings back the 'Fabulous '50s'
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

James Dean, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis were all there, and some rock 'n' roll era wannabes, too. Many fellows quite happily discovered they still fit...

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AROUND TOWN: Chuck Murphy's photos auctioned for families of special kids
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

The photographs were each a moment in time from philanthropist businessman and developer Chuck Murphy's travels to fascinating spots around the globe...

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AROUND TOWN: Thanking the Ronald McDonald House volunteers
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Mr. "I wear size 29 EEE shoes" was on hand for an event carrying his name as Ronald McDonald House Charities saluted its volunteers for donating...

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AROUND TOWN: Country Couture stylish support for therapeutic riding center
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

It was a Country Couture crowd as the 35th anniversary of Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center was celebrated in Western style April 22 at Swan House...

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AROUND TOWN: Wearable floral fashions a Broadmoor Garden Club treat
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Catch-your-breath beautiful floral arrangements are a given at any Broadmoor Garden Club event, but an April 8 Floral Fashion Show took the natural...

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AROUND TOWN: Teen Court honors volunteers, names new executive director
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

It is "Restorative Justice For Teens, By Teens" and since 1994 Colorado Springs Teen Court has provided an alternative to the traditional court...

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AROUND TOWN: Shopping for Chanel a benefit for Penrose-St. Francis Foundation
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Now here's an exciting invitation for a Saturday afternoon of shopping: Chanel, Rodriguez, Saint Laurent.

Margaret Sabin, president/CEO of...

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AROUND TOWN: An evening at Red Gravy benefits United Way
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 17, 2016

It was an ideal Sunday evening project, sampling the taste treats at new downtown restaurant Red Gravy and supporting Pikes Peak United...