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AROUND TOWN: Red Ribbon Ball brings back the 'Fabulous '50s'

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AROUND TOWN: PPCC Culinary Arts students present elegant scholarship meal
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 4, 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: 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...

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AROUND TOWN: SherryLynn Boyles introduced as new head of TESSA
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 17, 2016

The new executive director of TESSA, with its mission of preventing domestic violence and sexual assault, was formally introduced at a March...

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AROUND TOWN: Cheyenne Mountain foundation provides the extras for District 12
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 10, 2016

Celebrating a busy, growing time in Cheyenne Mountain School District 12, with major building projects at the high school and several athletic...

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AROUND TOWN: Mercy's Gate helps the indigent in 15 areas of El Paso County
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 10, 2016

What started more than 30 years ago as Northern Churches Care providing food and assistance for those in the northern part of Colorado Springs has...

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AROUND TOWN: A Kentucky Derby night for kids at Safe Passage
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Apr 5, 2016

It's the Safe Passage for childhood victims of abuse and, as the nonprofit says, "We cannot change what happened, but we can change what happens...

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AROUND TOWN: 'Transforming' grief documentary has nationwide plans
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Apr 3, 2016

For more than five years Woodland Park grief counselor Kathy Sparnins has had a dream mission: providing grief education to all those who had lost...

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AROUND TOWN: Linda Navarro celebrates golden anniversary at The Gazette
0 Mon, Mar 28, 2016

How very unusual it seems to talk about oneself instead of writing news stories about and taking photos of others, as I have been doing for 50...