As Colorado Springs celebrates its 150th year, El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties & Archives Sarah Woods honors the history of Spencer and Julie Penrose.
Throughout their lifetimes, El Pomar Foundation’s co-founders Spencer and Julie Penrose responded to different crises individually, as well through the Broadmoor Hotel and El Pomar Foundation. Read below a brief history of their responses to the Great Depression and the World Wars, as told by El Pomar Foundation Curator of Historic Properties and Archives Sarah Woods.
El Pomar Foundation Recognizes and Awards Early Connections Learning Centers with a $30,000 Grant at its Annual Tree Lighting
El Pomar Foundation is pleased to recognize and award $30,000 to Early Connections Learning Centers, whose mission is to deliver comprehensive, high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education to children and families of limited means. The award was presented on December 2, 2020 at El Pomar Foundation’s annual Trustee Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony, a unique program designed to recognize and reward an outstanding nonprofit organization in the Pikes Peak Region in honor of one of the Foundation’s Trustees.
On August 12, El Pomar Foundation celebrated the 150th birthday of its co-founder, Julie Penrose, which was declared Julie Penrose Day by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers. Learn more about how El Pomar will continue to honor Julie Penrose's legacy through an annual award.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted one of the top ten zoos in North America, in the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, for the fourth consecutive year.
The City of Colorado Springs and El Pomar announced partnership to expand summer employment opportunities.
The Gazette: Pikes Peak region mental health services nonprofit sought for Gazette/El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund
The charity is seeking a nonprofit that provides mental health services to become a partner agency.
Multiple regions in Colorado report the organizations receiving Colorado Assistance Fund grant dollars for their work in response to COVID-19.
REACH Pikes Peak, a local nonprofit serving low-income individuals and families throughout El Paso County, announced a big move Feb. 26.
The successful renovation of a once-derelict building in Yampa received the state’s most prestigious award for historic preservation