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AROUND TOWN: On its 25th anniversary, the challenge: 'Be Community. Be Citizens Project'
AROUND TOWN: On its 25th anniversary, the challenge: 'Be Community. Be Citizens Project'

By: Linda Navarro - 0 21 hr ago

For 25 years, the community advocacy Citizens Project has been the voice "to embrace equality, diversity and separation of church and state." The 500...

AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails a pink girls' night out
AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails a pink girls' night out

By: Linda Navarro - 0 21 hr ago

The gals donned pink, cowgirl hats and boots, rallied their friends and went Western at the 10th anniversary Cowgirls & Cocktails on June 2. More than...

AROUND TOWN: Black Chamber's silver anniversary salutes James Stewart
AROUND TOWN: Black Chamber's silver anniversary salutes James Stewart

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017

James Stewart has worn many hats: colonel, fighter pilot, Pikes Peak United Way board chair, business developer, business professor and co-chair of the...

AROUND TOWN: The Arc Pikes Peak Region's 'Building for Change' awards night
AROUND TOWN: The Arc Pikes Peak Region's 'Building for Change' awards night

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017

In the midst of "Building for Change," an inclusive campus for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc Pikes Peak Region paused...

AROUND TOWN: Swaby honored; nontraditional KPWE scholars rise to the challenge for UCCS degrees
AROUND TOWN: Swaby honored; nontraditional KPWE scholars rise to the challenge for UCCS degrees

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Echoing the words of Maya Angelou, the women of the Karen Possehl Women's Endowment have overcome their life obstacles and "like air, I'll rise." The...

Recent graduates from 11 high schools selected as 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes
Recent graduates from 11 high schools selected as 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Twenty-four young women who graduated from high school this year have been named 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes. They were selected for school...

AROUND TOWN: Newborn Hope introduces new director, awards grants
AROUND TOWN: Newborn Hope introduces new director, awards grants

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

More than $50,000 in Newborn Hope grants to provide resources for Colorado babies and families impacted by prematurity were announced at a celebration...

AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor Garden Club program leads guests through 59 National Parks
AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor Garden Club program leads guests through 59 National Parks

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

Our National Parks turned 100 last Aug. 25 and Donna and Mike Guthrie were able to sing "Happy Birthday" to all 59 of them. The "Donna & Mike...

AROUND TOWN: Leadership Pikes Peak honors decades of community leaders
AROUND TOWN: Leadership Pikes Peak honors decades of community leaders

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

For 41 years, Leadership Pikes Peak, first known as Citizen's Goals, has developed community leaders and worked on community betterment projects....

AROUND TOWN: Homeward Pikes Peak golfing fun all for serious cause
AROUND TOWN: Homeward Pikes Peak golfing fun all for serious cause

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

For 14 years one of the season's most popular golf tournaments has started off with quite a few "my A game" challenges and a VIP night of fun at The...

AROUND TOWN:  NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open
AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

She has seen so many changes as people are opening up about dealing with mental illness. It used to be a secret. Welcoming early risers at the...

AROUND TOWN: A night all about Kidpower's safe kids and lots of chocolate
AROUND TOWN: A night all about Kidpower's safe kids and lots of chocolate

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

It's not every evening when folks float down the hill from The Pinery on a chocolatey high. Must be Kidpower Chocoholic Frolic time! Year after year...

AROUND TOWN: UCHealth Memorial Gala raises $342,000 for oncology research
AROUND TOWN: UCHealth Memorial Gala raises $342,000 for oncology research

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

An evening of glittering fun had an oncology focus of "Time Matters." The 475 attendees at the 15th annual UCHealth Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala...

AROUND TOWN: Friends of the Library visit the West with C.J. Box's Joe Pickett
AROUND TOWN: Friends of the Library visit the West with C.J. Box's Joe Pickett

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

The book lovers saddled up for lunch with author C.J. Box and his Joe Pickett Western mysteries, and hilarity ensued. Friends of the Pikes Peak Library...

AROUND TOWN: Ronald McDonald House volunteers treated to special evening
AROUND TOWN: Ronald McDonald House volunteers treated to special evening

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

Ronald McDonald stomped his big 29EEE shoes in appreciation and even did a David Blaine magic trick in honor of the three-page list of people who...

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