In a holiday season highlight at The Broadmoor, 21 area young women who are freshmen in college were formally presented as the 2019 Colorado Springs Debutantes.
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YOT Club (toy spelled backward) is a multi-year tradition, a holiday gala bringing in donations of toys and books for youngsters.
Nonprofits in Colorado Springs are planning their fundraising events for 2020. Here's a master calendar of Save the Dates announced as of Dec. 29. Some announcements are delayed because of the several-year closure of America the Beautiful Park to events.
A casual wear-flannel holiday office party for YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region was the setting for surprise announcements about the exciting future of the Downtown Y.
Green Box Arts Festival brings art, dance, music and a full arts atmosphere to Green Mountain Falls each summer. New additions for 2020 were announced at a holiday reception.
Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust is well known for its annual fundraising auction night and this year superheroes joined in.
Newborn Hope's November Noel party hopes to help lighten the load for the families of premature babies.
Colorado Children's Literacy Center, based in Colorado Springs, was the beneficiary of a black-tie fundraising vintner dinner.
TESSA's 'Behind the Mask' gala was an evening of support for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Early Connections Gingerbread & Jazz Gala turned silver with an anniversary evening at The Broadmoor.
U.S. Association of Blind Athletes' sports and athletes were celebrated at an annual benefit Breakfast with Champions.
The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC went black tie to honor the best in local 2019 business.
Woman's Club of Colorado Springs raised funds for community service with a sold-out luncheon and fashion show.
Two companies that received the top customer service awards for five years were among the five BBB of Southern Colorado 2019 recipients.
Special Kids Special Families provides daycare for children with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities. And a Night of Comedy is a special benefit evening.
A familiar city entrance sign near North Gate on I-25 has been modernized with the city's new brand, Olympic City USA. Donors and athletes celebrated at a Broadmoor luncheon.
Vittles for Vests & the Rest helps Colorado Springs Police Foundation provide tactical vest packages for officers.
A fall tradition is bright red as hundreds of women Go Red for Women to learn about heart health and celebrate survivors with the American Heart Association.
Fostering Hope volunteers are the community supporting foster families and helping older foster youth.
The best in local historic preservation was honored during an annual gala.
REACH Pikes Peak celebrated their year of helping more than 9,000 people through poverty eradication and homeless prevention programs.
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.