• AROUND TOWN: A Yuri Space Party for Colorado Springs Science Center

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    The challenge has been made, kicked off with a $100,000 unrestricted grant from the Edson Foundation to help jump start the 65,000-square-foot brick-and-mortar Colorado Springs Science Center, envisioned as "a landmark, leading-edge science and technology interactive museum" in lower...

  • AROUND TOWN: Elder abuse a focus of Silver Key and Colorado's mandatory reporters

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    The elderly aren't cute like babies and puppies, but they deserve care, dignity and respect. Elisabeth Almond's words brought soft smiles and knowing head nods from 400 guests at Silver Key Senior Services' Silver Linings fundraising breakfast. The subject of the morning on April...

  • AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Gala honors cardiologist Dr. David Greenberg

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    It was an impossible feat for Dr. David Greenberg to walk through the West Ballroom at The Broadmoor. Well-wisher after well-wisher wanted a private moment to congratulate the cardiologist as the Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala's special honoree April 11, a tribute to practicing...

  • AROUND TOWN: The Arc's Disability Awareness Month film festival

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    The Arc Pikes Peak Region took to the big screen for a new way of celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Several hundred enthusiastic moviegoers visited Stargazers Theatre on March 18 for three Achieve With Us Colorado Film Festival showings of 16 film...

  • AROUND TOWN: Teen Court makes significant difference for juvenile offenders

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    For 21 years, young local offenders have gone before judges and juries who most closely understand being a kid. They're teens themselves. Since the program started, more than 7,500 at-risk teens have gone through Colorado Springs Teen Court (csteencourt.org), 413 during 2013-14. All...

  • AROUND TOWN

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Thirty years and still singing a happy melody. The Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala has spawned many an upstart. As others sought to emulate the event, the original kept cooking along. The anniversary gala March 29 drew 390 enthusiastic noshers savoring tasty treats from 24...

  • AROUND TOWN: Celebrating 118 years of early childhood education

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Past and current board members were honored on March 19 as Early Connections Learning Centers celebrated 118 years as a nonprofit child care organization, the oldest in Colorado. Fourteen women founded the Colorado Springs Day Nursery Association in 1897 to provide child care for...

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