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AROUND TOWN: Shield616 gourmet evening raises funds for police tactical gear
AROUND TOWN: Shield616 gourmet evening raises funds for police tactical gear

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

The gourmet food tastings were delicious; the evening's goal serious. Chef Supansa Banker was chef liaison for Vittles for Vests, to raise funds to...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum offers a living
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum offers a living "Gift of History"

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

The "Gift of History" never stops giving. It's there for every visitor to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and it's the name of the museum's annual...

AROUND TOWN: New Sinton-Martinez home site of Big Brothers Big Sisters Bruncheon
AROUND TOWN: New Sinton-Martinez home site of Big Brothers Big Sisters Bruncheon

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

It's a back-to-school-time treat for the busy ladies, the annual Garden Bruncheon for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado - Pikes Peak. Friends and...

AROUND TOWN: Happy Trails BBQ supports the county nature centers
AROUND TOWN: Happy Trails BBQ supports the county nature centers

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

What better way to support the facelift at the heavily used Bear Creek Nature Center than with heaping plates of Buffalo Gals barbecue, calico beans,...

AROUND TOWN: Electric jellyfish and bicycles in the wind a Fine Arts Center gala delight
AROUND TOWN: Electric jellyfish and bicycles in the wind a Fine Arts Center gala delight

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Sep 3, 2017

The annual Fine Arts Center Gala opened on a big scale. Make that massive. And neon electric blue. An evening to celebrate local artists and the...

AROUND TOWN: Annual Discover Goodwill gala grows into a full Enchanted Weekend
AROUND TOWN: Annual Discover Goodwill gala grows into a full Enchanted Weekend

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 28, 2017

An Enchanted Evening had been a Discover Goodwill gala tradition for 20 years. Year 21 not only raised the bar for local fundraisers, it blew it over...

AROUND TOWN: Great-granddaughter of Julie Penrose relives her family's Broadmoor history
AROUND TOWN: Great-granddaughter of Julie Penrose relives her family's Broadmoor history

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The statuesque woman stood quietly, gazing out at beautiful grounds and gardens, remembering happy childhood times playing at one of Colorado Springs'...

AROUND TOWN: Jerry and Pam Bruni open their new mountain home to support Partners in Housing
AROUND TOWN: Jerry and Pam Bruni open their new mountain home to support Partners in Housing

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Jerry and Pam Bruni spent several years daydreaming about and planning their three-story dream home on 2 mountain acres in the gated Broadmoor Resort...

AROUND TOWN: Aimee Cox honored during Chamber/EDC Evening in Tuscany
AROUND TOWN: Aimee Cox honored during Chamber/EDC Evening in Tuscany

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Wine and hors d'oeuvres were Tuscan, the networking vibrant and business cards were the trading currency as the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce &...

AROUND TOWN: Independence Center celebrates local ADA progress
AROUND TOWN: Independence Center celebrates local ADA progress

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 6, 2017

July 26 is an important date in the world of those with disabilities. It was on July 26, 1990, that the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed...

AROUND TOWN: Therapeutic riding center the recipient of 100 Women Who Care donation
AROUND TOWN: Therapeutic riding center the recipient of 100 Women Who Care donation

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Five years, several hundred women and more than $150,000 donated to local nonprofits was cause for a champagne toast as 100 Women Who Care Colorado...

AROUND TOWN: Urban Peak's breakfast under the bridge draws 850 to help fight youth homelessness
AROUND TOWN: Urban Peak's breakfast under the bridge draws 850 to help fight youth homelessness

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jul 27, 2017

It's an amazing way to start the day...a seated breakfast under the Colorado Avenue bridge with 850 others learning the stories of homeless youth....

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