<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - life >> around-town]]> http://gazette.com/rss/life/around-town Tue, 05 May 2015 06:14:28 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[AROUND TOWN: Hall of Fame kicks off 75th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo season]]> http://gazette.com/around-town-hall-of-fame-kicks-off-75th-pikes-peak-or-bust-rodeo-season/article/1550628?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/around-town-hall-of-fame-kicks-off-75th-pikes-peak-or-bust-rodeo-season/article/1550628?custom_click=rss

It's a celebratory season for Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo: 75 years.

Giving the anniversary a boot-kickin' start was the induction of the professional rodeo's fourth class of Hall of Fame honorees April 24 at The Broadmoor and the addition of the names on the stone memorial at the Hank the Cowboy statue downtown.

Joining the Hall of Fame: The Pikes Peak Range Riders, the rodeo's support system for 67 years; rodeo champs Joe Beaver, Billy Etbauer, Kristie Peterson and Guy Weeks; rodeo clown Lecile Harris; Bill Tutt, honorary life chairman of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation; Perkins Motors/Dodge RAM; rodeo livestock provider Harry Vold's champion fighting bull Crooked Nose; and the U.S.

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]]> It's a celebratory season for Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo: 75 years.

Giving the anniversary a boot-kickin' start was the induction of the professional rodeo's fourth class of Hall of Fame honorees April 24 at The Broadmoor and the addition of the names on the stone memorial at the Hank the Cowboy statue downtown.

Joining the Hall of Fame: The Pikes Peak Range Riders, the rodeo's support system for 67 years; rodeo champs Joe Beaver, Billy Etbauer, Kristie Peterson and Guy Weeks; rodeo clown Lecile Harris; Bill Tutt, honorary life chairman of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation; Perkins Motors/Dodge RAM; rodeo livestock provider Harry Vold's champion fighting bull Crooked Nose; and the U.S.]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 04:40:34 -0600 <![CDATA[AROUND TOWN: Komen Colorado South gives $228,000 in grants]]> http://gazette.com/around-town-komen-colorado-south-gives-228000-in-grants/article/1550629?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/around-town-komen-colorado-south-gives-228000-in-grants/article/1550629?custom_click=rss

Bring out all the pink; it's Komen Colorado South time.

And when all the running, walking, golfing, playing tennis and fundraising is completed this fall, the money will go into grants and for research to seek out a cure for breast cancer.

Sponsors, volunteers, survivors and staff were on hand April 22 at The Warehouse for the announcement of $228,000 in grants from the 2014 campaign for El Paso, Teller and Pueblo counties.



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Bring out all the pink; it's Komen Colorado South time.

And when all the running, walking, golfing, playing tennis and fundraising is completed this fall, the money will go into grants and for research to seek out a cure for breast cancer.

Sponsors, volunteers, survivors and staff were on hand April 22 at The Warehouse for the announcement of $228,000 in grants from the 2014 campaign for El Paso, Teller and Pueblo counties.

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<![CDATA[AROUND TOWN: Yuri's Space Party for Colorado Springs Science Center]]> http://gazette.com/around-town-yuris-space-party-for-colorado-springs-science-center/article/1550161?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/around-town-yuris-space-party-for-colorado-springs-science-center/article/1550161?custom_click=rss

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 Colorado Springs Science Center, envisioned as "a landmark, leading-edge science and technology interactive museum" in lower downtown. The grant announcement was made at the third annual Yuri's Space Party at Library 21c, honoring the first astronaut trip into space.

A corps of science-minded volunteers, headed by center project director Steve Rothstein, has worked for several years toward planning and making the dream of what's expected to be a $50 million museum a reality. Meanwhile, scientists and interested folks meet the second Monday of each month at Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub, 21

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]]> 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 Colorado Springs Science Center, envisioned as "a landmark, leading-edge science and technology interactive museum" in lower downtown. The grant announcement was made at the third annual Yuri's Space Party at Library 21c, honoring the first astronaut trip into space.

A corps of science-minded volunteers, headed by center project director Steve Rothstein, has worked for several years toward planning and making the dream of what's expected to be a $50 million museum a reality. Meanwhile, scientists and interested folks meet the second Monday of each month at Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub, 21]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:35:43 -0600 <![CDATA[AROUND TOWN: Elder abuse a focus of Silver Key, Colorado's mandatory reporting system]]> http://gazette.com/around-town-elder-abuse-a-focus-of-silver-key-colorados-mandatory-reporting-system/article/1550160?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/around-town-elder-abuse-a-focus-of-silver-key-colorados-mandatory-reporting-system/article/1550160?custom_click=rss

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 14: elder abuse.

Almond, the violence prevention regional planner for Penrose-St. Francis Health Foundation, said she would have been more comfortable giving everyone flu shots that morning but needed to stand in front of a microphone to share the story of "Harry," brought into the ER with bruises, filthy clothes, a leaking catheter and dirty diaper. His caretaker, a family member, took "good care of me," he assured the staff. Instead, he

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]]> 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 14: elder abuse.

Almond, the violence prevention regional planner for Penrose-St. Francis Health Foundation, said she would have been more comfortable giving everyone flu shots that morning but needed to stand in front of a microphone to share the story of "Harry," brought into the ER with bruises, filthy clothes, a leaking catheter and dirty diaper. His caretaker, a family member, took "good care of me," he assured the staff. Instead, he]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:35:42 -0600 <![CDATA[AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Gala honors cardiologist Dr. David Greenberg]]> http://gazette.com/around-town-memorial-hospital-gala-honors-cardiologist-dr.-david-greenberg/article/1549807?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/around-town-memorial-hospital-gala-honors-cardiologist-dr.-david-greenberg/article/1549807?custom_click=rss

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 for almost 40 years in Colorado Springs.

For 18 of those years, Greenberg was Memorial Hospital's chief of cardiology.

It was a family night for the nattily dressed doctor, whose medical focus is heart disease prevention and community wellness. Sharing his moment were wife Paulette and sons Dr. H.L. Greenberg, a dermatologist in Las Vegas, and Darren Greenberg, an attorney with Barclays Investment Bank in London.



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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 for almost 40 years in Colorado Springs.

For 18 of those years, Greenberg was Memorial Hospital's chief of cardiology.

It was a family night for the nattily dressed doctor, whose medical focus is heart disease prevention and community wellness. Sharing his moment were wife Paulette and sons Dr. H.L. Greenberg, a dermatologist in Las Vegas, and Darren Greenberg, an attorney with Barclays Investment Bank in London.

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