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Celebrating 80 Years - 1939, Penrose (Glockner) Hospital

On the north side of Colorado Springsā€™s Old North End is the 364-bed Penrose Hospital. Originally the Glockner Tuberculosis Sanatorium, it was founded in 1891, when Colorado Springs was seen as a medical destination for those suffering from the disease. The hospital has grown and evolved dramatically since its origins, but continues to provide high quality care in Colorado Springs.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 18, 2018, 11:43 a.m.

Library district pieces together literacy program

Delta County Libraries has administered an adult literacy program for nearly 20 years with funds acquired through a federal grant. Denial of the 2017-2018 grant application leads the library to seek alternative funding.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 17, 2018, 4:46 p.m.

Pueblo's only warming shelter set to open January 2nd

The former Salvation Army building is being transformed into Pueblo Rescue Mission's temporary warming shelter, scheduled to stay open every night through April.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 12, 2018, 4:39 p.m.

Celebrating 80 Years - 1938, Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region

Although they had no children of their own, Spencer and Julie Penrose were committed to the well-being of the children in their community, and gave generously to organizations like the Boys & Girls Club of Colorado Springs throughout their lives. El Pomar Foundation is proud to continue that legacy today.

by El Pomar Foundation, the Jan. 11, 2018, 11:43 a.m.

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