REACH Pikes Peak celebrated their year of helping more than 9,000 people through poverty eradication and homeless prevention programs.
Recent Around Town Columns
Palmer Land Trust was formed to protect and conserve the land. Special Colorado conservation champions were honored at the nonprofit's 10th annual benefit.
They’re eight different downtown churches of different denominations and since 1982 they have collaborated in a “Christian response to providi…
Inside Out Youth Services Ally Up Breakfast welcomed 800 supporters for LGBTQ+ youth.
Daughters of the late Penrose Cancer Hospital founder Dr. Juan Angel del Regato were guests at the first showing of a new documentary tracing the history of local treatment.
Blessing "Yemi" Mobolade receives community Quality of Life Award during Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation gala in Colorado Springs.
Griffith Centers for Children fundraising evening teamed chefs and the Center's youth.
The Colorado Springs Rotary Club's annual Flight event of artists' butterflies and dragonflies is a 12-year success, raising over a million dollars for art and community programs.
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College celebrated the 100th anniversary year with a gala evening.
The Pikes Peak United Way Tocqueville Society, that special group of donors who make annual gifts of $10,000 or more, was treated to a thank-you reception.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has celebrated late summer with a special Bruncheon fundraising gathering for friends for the past seven years.
El Paso County Nature Centers shut down during county-wide budget cuts 10 years ago. Now they're celebrating growth and a possible new north center.
Springs Recovery Connection said "Come Walk With Me" in support of its alcoholism and substance abuse peer mentoring.
The Pioneer Museum's Gift of History Breakfast has major exhibitions leading to the Colorado Springs Sesquicentennial.
The annual Discover Goodwill Enchanted Weekend was a delight, with chefs' gourmet food samplings overlooking Garden of the Gods, a chic boutique and a Moroccan gala.
OneBody Ent is the nonprofit of DeAndre and Jennifer Smith focused on ways to “bring the community together as OneBody.” There’s a Multicultur…
The annual Cheyenne Village Shrimp Boil near the beach at Cheyenne Mountain Resort headed indoors when lightning threatened.
The Fur Ball is the special fundraising gala of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, and this year’s April 27 “Bark to the Future” rai…
The annual July 26 ADA anniversary celebration by the Independence Center centered around a focus on disability-friendly healthcare.
A breakfast crowd of almost-1,000 went under the Colorado Avenue Bridge to support the homeless youth of Urban Peak Colorado Springs.
The Western Street Breakfast, leading Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo season in June, drew almost 8,000 folks and raised money that was distributed to four military programs at a reception.
Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and dancing welcomed more than 120 patrons to the annual Green Box Arts Festival outdoor patron party.
They lit candles, bringing homelessness into the light at the first “Dinner in the Dark” inside a big, white tent on the grounds of the Myron …
New pieces of public artwork, displayed within 10 city blocks, have made their debut in downtown Colorado Springs.
It was all for military veterans when Phil Long Dealerships head man, philanthropist and Marine Corps vet Jay Cimino was host for a classic car evening for Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center.
$200,000 goal is met at the Community Celebration to support Pikes Peak United Way's 2-1-1 help line.
Achievers, providers and supporters were celebrated by The Arc Pikes Peak Region.
Advocacy group Citizens Project encouraged guests at its fundraising breakfast to examine their own "privilege."
British royalty visited Little London for the Broadmoor Garden Club's show judged by Garden Club of America.
A luxury handbag auction and fashions from Macy's made for a delightful benefit luncheon by the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary.
The Chef Showcase events are a delicious annual benefit treat by Rocky Mountain Health Services and area chefs.
Race cars and speed painting were highlights of the UCHealth Memorial Gala, a benefit for the Grandview orthopedics and spine specialties.
Twenty-one young women from nine Pikes Peak region high schools have been named 2019 Colorado Springs Debutantes.
The second annual Fuel the Fire fundraiser helped the Fire Foundation of Colorado Springs equip firefighters with ballistic gear.
Silver Key Senior Services, turning 50 in 2020, focuses on opportunities for Colorado Springs seniors of all ages.
NAMI Colorado Springs once again steps "Into the Light" against mental illness, raising $212,100 for support programs.
Why not a cuppa Wacky Tea, the women of the Assistance League of Colorado Springs decided and the fun afternoon supports their seven El Paso County children and family projects.
Marty McFly and friends arrived in a DeLorean "Bark to the Future" for the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region's 22nd annual Fur Ball, raising $431,000 for animals.
Let’s salsa, they said. And they did.
She wasn’t alone on the stage at The Broadmoor, Discover Goodwill President and CEO Karla Grazier said, saluting about 700 attendees at the 20…
Students’ classroom studies in the kitchen were showcased in the most elegant way at Pikes Peak Community College’s Fran Folsom Culinary Arts …
The Colorado Springs Teen Court peer program has helped 9,000 juvenile offenders since 1994. The first-time offenders, ages 10 to 18, had plea…
Superheroes, masked and unmasked, packed The Gold Room April 6 for the sold-out 25th anniversary celebration of Safe Passage, a nonprofit with…
Elegant masks stayed on until midnight during a gala Angels Against Alzheimer’s evening April 6 at The Pinery.
It was the rally cry: #endalz.
The night after Red Cross volunteers instantly set up nine emergency “bomb cyclone” blizzard shelters for more than 700 stranded motorists and…
Emerald green and gold. Glittering shamrocks. Bright ties.
Oenophiles enjoyed a special four days and nights this month and received an education on the best wines of Portugal in the process.
The people who come to the Care and Share Food Bank are “our neighbors.”
It was much more than a 22nd annual fundraising luncheon after church Feb. 24.