AROUND TOWN: CPCD's 'be 4' breakfast challenges attendees to think like a preschooler

By: linda navarro

Oh what a lovely early-morning way to welcome the day.

For an hour more than 600 adults were 4 years old again. "Just pretend," they were challenged.

"Today is all about being 4," said CPCD Head Start...

AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz an Early Connections tradition

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

For 21 years, one evening each fall has beckoned guests to the majestic Historic Day Nursery on Rio Grande Street for jazz, gingerbread houses and history.

That tradition continued Nov. 7 with Early...

AROUND TOWN: Signature Chefs event supports the March of Dimes

By: linda.navarro

For 77 years the March of Dimes has put the focus on babies, its work aimed at helping prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant death.

That's especially important in Colorado where 1 out of every 10...

AROUND TOWN: Hope & Home benefactors help expanding foster-care program in a big way

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

The young models for recent Hope & Home fashion show galas were foster children and former foster children now adopted into permanent families.

There were smiles and cheers as they worked the red carpet...

AROUND TOWN: TRE goes all Western to raise money for IDD services

By: linda navarro

Saddle up, cowpokes and cowgirls, and the 300 guests at The Resource Exchange's Wild Wild West Roundup did just that.

There were Western duds, line dancing, rope tricks, boots 'n' spurs, plates of barbecue...

AROUND TOWN: Koats 4 Kids brings 650 new coats to kids at Evans

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

There were 650 special surprises when students at Evans International Elementary School were called into their gymnasium the end of October.

Stacks and stacks of new winter coats awaited, one for every...

AROUND TOWN: Women's Film Festival hosts patron and sponsor preview party

By: linda navarro

Celebrating 28 years, the Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival hits screens at Colorado College, Cornerstone Arts Center and the Fine Arts Center, Nov. 13-15. It's the longest running women's film festival in North...

AROUND TOWN: Go Red for Women hears that strokes hit FAST

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

"Know your numbers" has been the rally cry for the annual American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Education Day and Luncheon.

Deb Mahan knew hers by heart and they were all good; blood pressure,...