• AROUND TOWN: Annual Discover Goodwill gala grows into a full Enchanted Weekend

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    An Enchanted Evening had been a Discover Goodwill gala tradition for 20 years. Year 21 not only raised the bar for local fundraisers, it blew it over the top. No longer an amazing evening at a luxury home, it became a full Enchanted Weekend. An inaugural teaming of the Garden of...

  • AROUND TOWN: Great-granddaughter of Julie Penrose relives her family's Broadmoor history

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    The statuesque woman stood quietly, gazing out at beautiful grounds and gardens, remembering happy childhood times playing at one of Colorado Springs' most famous mansions, El Pomar. "I am very emotional to be here," said a startled Baroness Sybille Michele Emilie Marie Ghislaine de...

  • AROUND TOWN: Jerry and Pam Bruni open their new mountain home to support Partners in Housing

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 13, 2017

    Jerry and Pam Bruni spent several years daydreaming about and planning their three-story dream home on 2 mountain acres in the gated Broadmoor Resort Community, designing it as a roomy, warm and comfortable place for family, friends and special gatherings and fundraisers for nonprofits...

  • AROUND TOWN: Aimee Cox honored during Chamber/EDC Evening in Tuscany

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 6, 2017

    Wine and hors d'oeuvres were Tuscan, the networking vibrant and business cards were the trading currency as the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC celebrated women in business at its annual Evening in Tuscany. It was also the time to single out the Brava Donna Award-winning...

  • AROUND TOWN: Independence Center celebrates local ADA progress

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 6, 2017

    July 26 is an important date in the world of those with disabilities. It was on July 26, 1990, that the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, and The Independence Center celebrated that date this year with its annual luncheon, themed "ADA: Celebrating Progress in the...

  • AROUND TOWN: Therapeutic riding center the recipient of 100 Women Who Care donation

    By Linda.Navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 28, 2017

    Five years, several hundred women and more than $150,000 donated to local nonprofits was cause for a champagne toast as 100 Women Who Care Colorado Springs met for their anniversary on July 19. The Warehouse welcomed the celebrants who are in one of 490 national chapters. "It's hard...

  • AROUND TOWN: Urban Peak's breakfast under the bridge draws 850 to help fight youth homelessness

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 27, 2017

    It's an amazing way to start the day...a seated breakfast under the Colorado Avenue bridge with 850 others learning the stories of homeless youth. Sixty-eight table captains invited co-workers, other nonprofits, friends, neighborhood associations, their running clubs and other...

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