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.
The largest grant El Pomar Foundation provided in its first year went to the Fountain Valley School, which has provided excellent education in Colorado Springs for over 85 years.
“Keep score,” her coach said as she walked out the door. Those directions were followed by an eye roll or two. “This is never going to work,” thought a natural teacher with over 15 years of experience, “but I’ll try… just to prove her wrong!”
Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun receives new audio system.
A WWII veteran from St. Louis made a trip to southern Colorado Tuesday to see a car he raced up Pikes Peak more than 60 years ago.
"The overall goal of this capital expansion campaign is to create a functional space, enabling SRDA staff and community partners to deliver top-notch programming and services."
Katie Baldassar explains the growth and impact of Lake County Build a Generation and offers advice and encouragement to nonprofit leaders in young organizations.
Engaging students in school or with after school activities is sometimes difficult, but is also very important. Many students are left to find their own recreation and companionship both inside and outside of the classroom, and this is compounded by the pressure school work can create for a student. Out of these challenges, the central principle of the Boys & Girls Club’s mission was born: keep kids engaged.
2017 El Pomar intern Bethany Salgado reflects on how she has been able to learn from others by sitting down with the people she meets in order to ask about their experiences, hear their stories, and absorb their advice.
Affordable housing, case management, life skills, financial management, and parenting support all play a critical role in rebuilding a sense of hope and agency in people facing homelessness. Since 1993, “The Inn Between of Longmont” has brought homelessness to an end for many in the St. Vrain Valley community.
Looking back on a Karl E. Eitel Grant Recipient and the impact their mentorship program has on kids throughout the San Juan region.
The Northeast Colorado Post-secondary and Workforce Readiness Partnership is seeking input from local businesses to help rural school districts in Northeastern Colorado secure grants.
Peetz School dominated at this year's firefighting-themed Golden Plains BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Challenge, held Saturday at Northeastern Junior College.
Liz Jefferson reflects on her father, Pastor Emeritus James H. McMearn, and his induction into the Milton E. Proby Cultural Heritage Room.