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AROUND TOWN: "Straight Arrow" Mayor John Suthers roasted for a cause

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

It was a night to have some fun at Mayor John Suthers' expense. And he laughed right along at folks who had twitted him about being quiet, short, a...

AROUND TOWN: Congregations help homeless families through Family Promise
AROUND TOWN: Congregations help homeless families through Family Promise

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Sensory memories: Delicious church potluck smells floating up from the the basement. Ladies wearing aprons. Tables filled to groaning. At the 20th...

AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs
AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Elegant ladies in evening gowns and glittering Venetian masks took the arms of formally attired men, many wearing red ties, and strolled the lobby of...

AROUND TOWN: Ewoks hit the lanes for Junior Achievement and financial literacy
AROUND TOWN: Ewoks hit the lanes for Junior Achievement and financial literacy

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

"Alert all commands." The Force has invaded the bowling alley. Wrapping up today, Darth Vaders, Jedi, Wookies and Princess Leias are competing for the...

AROUND TOWN: Temple Shalom film and dinner seek out Israeli cuisine
AROUND TOWN: Temple Shalom film and dinner seek out Israeli cuisine

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Temple Shalom created an educational Jewish film series and found a welcoming audience. The second in the series, "Searching for Israeli Cuisine,"...

Save the Dates: 2017 Nonprofit Events Update
Save the Dates: 2017 Nonprofit Events Update

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Here's an updated look ahead at the announced nonprofit benefits slated for the busy year. Some dates, events and locations are still to be determined....

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs residents' history told in state-of-the-art Pioneers Museum exhibit
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs residents' history told in state-of-the-art Pioneers Museum exhibit

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Jan 25, 2017

It's "The Story of Us: The Pikes Peak Region from A-Z," and a virtual, interactive puzzle of Colorado Springs then and now. Pioneers Museum Director...

Save the Dates: 2017 nonprofit events
Save the Dates: 2017 nonprofit events

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Here's a look ahead at the announced nonprofit benefits slated for the busy year of 2017. Some dates, events and locations are still to be determined....

AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children
AROUND TOWN: Angels of America's Fallen's mission: the children

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

So many people in the ballroom at Broadmoor West told an identical, heartbreaking story. That dreaded "please, God, no" knock on the door. Outside,...

AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20
AROUND TOWN: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust turns 20

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Over the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's 20 years, 310 low-income families have become homeowners. It's the Trust's mantra: "Building a strong...

AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs
AROUND TOWN: Assistance League's Fun Fair supports its major programs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

They're happily ensconced in what's called Colorado Springs' "New South End" and volunteers at the Assistance League's Bargain Box Thrift Store are...

AROUND TOWN: Newest Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 50-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: Newest Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 50-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

A sparkling golden evening two nights before Christmas Eve introduced 21 young women into society while paying homage to an elegant part of local...

AROUND TOWN: Kirkpatrick's Green Box Arts Festival wraps up exciting year with a reception
AROUND TOWN: Kirkpatrick's Green Box Arts Festival wraps up exciting year with a reception

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jan 1, 2017

The 2016 Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls met or exceeded all expectations and the July 2017 plans are even more exciting. Christian...

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