Following tradition, Leadership Pikes Peak graduates set out to blaze new trails.
Every year, Executive Director Susan Saksa searches out a site for the program's awards celebration that might be a fresh adventure or educational experience for many participants.
The work of the 31st annual Heart Ball was to help turn "Mission: Impossible" into "Mission: Possible."
Aided by SWAT team members Chris Mace, John Knipe and Donald Hickox, and with the Apogee Rope Access team entering the Broadmoor International Center via ropes from the ceiling, more than 370 guests raised $235,000 toward "building...
Kaiser Permanente Colorado has announced grants of more than $450,000 to 41 southern Colorado nonprofit and community based organizations.
These donations went to groups and programs focused on improving community health.
Almost 850 people went to lunch together at The Broadmoor on March 6 and, in a little over an hour, provided the money for meals for 1,202,125 hungry people in southern Colorado.
The goal for the 2014 Care and Share Recipe for Hope fundraiser had been 1 million meals, said a delighted Lynne Telford, the food bank's president and CEO.
James Anton, who personally disassembled more than 86,000 pounds of computer CPUs and other electronics materials in 2013 and can manually break down a computer in approximately 16 minutes, was named Blue Star Recyclers' Employee of the Year at an awards luncheon Wednesday at Stargazers Theatre and Events Center.
Summoning up the decadently glamorous world of Jay Gatsby, the Friends of the Manitou Springs Library along with the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District wore their "Great Gatsby" best to an appropriate setting, Briarhurst Manor Estate, for "A Novel Evening" on Feb. 28.
A Sunday afternoon of sheer indulgence, namely chocolate and wine, drew 1,200 people to the Antlers Hilton Hotel on Feb. 16. The delicious opportunity raised funds for the Zonta Club's programs for women.
Community advocate Jan Doran, called a woman who gets things done, was chosen the 2014 Making Democracy Work award winner by the League of Women Voters. The announcement was made Tuesday at a reception at The Woman's House at Colorado College.
Soaring sounds of opera, a special musical Valentine gift, filled the lobby and ballroom of The Mining Exchange on Feb. 14.
The Pikes Peak Opera League celebrated a Valentine's Day Extravaganza: An Evening to Remember, the league's third annual benefit gala.
Stars of the upcoming production of "Lakme," along with special guests, offered...