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Around Town: Save these dates for 2018 nonprofit fundraisers around Colorado Springs
Around Town: Save these dates for 2018 nonprofit fundraisers around Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

Nonprofits in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region are busy planning a new year filled with fundraising galas, benefits, sports activities and...

AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - Sun, Jan 14, 2018

A formal 51-year holiday tradition celebrated 24 local young women as the 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor International...

Around Town: Elegant Philharmonic Guild formal dinner charts new course for the group
Around Town: Elegant Philharmonic Guild formal dinner charts new course for the group

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Dec 27, 2017

It was an elegant silver and ice blue evening, a music lover's delight, as the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Guild celebrated with a formal Winter...

AROUND TOWN: 500 seniors celebrated the season at Senior Resource Council's Dinner and Dance
AROUND TOWN: 500 seniors celebrated the season at Senior Resource Council's Dinner and Dance

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Dressed in holiday finery, some 500 seniors were active participants in a festive evening Dec. 9 at the holiday decorated City Auditorium. The annual...

AROUND TOWN: Green Box Arts Festival prepares for a 10-year anniversary in Green Mountain Falls
AROUND TOWN: Green Box Arts Festival prepares for a 10-year anniversary in Green Mountain Falls

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Green Box Arts, celebrating the festival's 10 years next summer, has exciting plans for the anniversary. Christian Kirkpatrick Keesee offered a peek...

Around Town: Millennials' glittering YOT Club night helps kids have Christmas
Around Town: Millennials' glittering YOT Club night helps kids have Christmas

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sat, Dec 16, 2017

Millennials glittered and sparkled in their holiday best as they partied the night away. It's a tradition, the YOT Club evening. Making it even more...

Around Town: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's silent auction evening
Around Town: Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust's silent auction evening

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Fri, Dec 15, 2017

It's a silent auction tradition to experience, as tables fill Norris-Penrose Event Center with choice items described on multiple pages. The Rocky...

AROUND TOWN: Leadership group CSLI honors creators of Olympic City USA brand
AROUND TOWN: Leadership group CSLI honors creators of Olympic City USA brand

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Colorado Springs Leadership Institute has been a community asset for 20 years formed to "increase the quality and quantity of leaders in our community...

AROUND TOWN: Tiny Head Start chairs an inspiration at CPCD's annual fundraising events
AROUND TOWN: Tiny Head Start chairs an inspiration at CPCD's annual fundraising events

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Tiny chartreuse chairs, "the bright beginning" for little ones who fit onto them, were unique table centerpieces at the annual CPCD...giving children a...

AROUND TOWN: Teen Court benefactors sample Jewel of a Wine Tasting
AROUND TOWN: Teen Court benefactors sample Jewel of a Wine Tasting

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Champagne flutes were raised high toasting 23 years of Colorado Springs Teen Court and its 10th annual Jewel of a Wine Tasting fundraiser Nov. 3 at...

AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread houses and jazz benefit Early Connections child-care centers at historic site
AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread houses and jazz benefit Early Connections child-care centers at historic site

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

It's a 23-year tradition of gingerbread houses and hot jazz. What makes Early Connections Learning Centers' Gingerbread & Jazz even more special...

AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo's 71 years supporting military charities
AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo's 71 years supporting military charities

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

The Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo has been a rip-snortin' local sports tradition since 1937, and founder Spencer Penrose stipulated a special legacy: The...

AROUND TOWN: Superhero laughter, little heroes at Special Kids Special Families
AROUND TOWN: Superhero laughter, little heroes at Special Kids Special Families

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

A night of silliness and laughter raised almost $40,000 for Zach's Place, a day-care center providing respite and care for children with physical,...

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