No one ever said business awards events are required to be stuffy.
How about candlelight, table linens, flowers and a 25-piece Broadmoor Pops orchestra instead?
The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance led the way with its Nov. 9 annual gala, which filled the Broadmoor International Center.
The top award of the evening, Business...
The 30th anniversary year of the Empty Stocking Fund is an opportunity to make every one count: every person, every dollar, every event, every volunteer.
Rallying supporters, partners, nonprofits and volunteers Nov. 20 at a Penrose House reception, El Pomar CEO Bill Hybl, Bruni Foundation head Jerry Bruni and Gazette Publisher Dan Steever...
Not every library has a groundbreaking with a formal orange and black party, a Mixology Lab, Cyber Clinic, Skype-O-Vision, Techno Hijinx and a formal dinner - in an empty building. Then again, not every library event has "21st Century" in its name. Pikes Peak Library District introduced its library of the future to more than 100 members of the...
As is becoming a tradition, lawns and gardens around the area were alive with colorful butterflies this summer.
On Oct. 12, the sculptures found permanent homes after the sixth annual Butterflies and Friends Gala and Auction. One, however, had been stolen.
The 11th Annual Omega Showboat on Oct. 19 at Hotel Elegante is a fundraiser by the Xi Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and its Uplift Foundation and has awarded $72,000 in scholarships to 51 students from this area.
She grew up "dirt poor" in eastern Tennessee, one of 12 siblings on a tobacco farm, but singer Dolly Parton always appreciated the beauty of reading. A local program, Early Books Early Reading, follows her program of books for all kids.
Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado wrapped up 2012-13 with two awards events.
JA's highest individual recognition, the Gary Backstrom Spirit of Achievement Award, was given to educator Ron Wynn at the group's fall fundraising breakfast Oct. 1.
Wynn taught at Carver Elementary in 1976, was assistant principal at Widefield High School,...