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LIFE after 50 - Current Issue - March 2015 Vol. 25 No. 3

Posthumous book celebrates the region’s historic homes

Written by Jeanne Davant

0315_01_HistoricHomes-3It is the desire of most people to be a part of something greater than themselves and to leave an enduring legacy.

Sometimes, though, it is not the idea of a legacy that inspires a great project, but the passion that has defined one’s life.

That is the case with Helen Anderson, whose remarkable book, “Historic Homes of Colorado Springs and Vicinity: A Personal Selection by Helen M. Anderson,” recently was published by Filter Press of Palmer Lake under the auspices of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs.

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New operator could secure Senior Center’s future

The search for long-term sustainability has defined the efforts of staff and friends of the Colorado Springs Senior Center for the past five years.

The Colorado Springs Housing Authority became the center’s temporary guardian in 2010. But that arrangement was never intended to be permanent.

Now another entity is poised to come to the center’s rescue – the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.

The Y responded to a call from the city of Colorado Springs for potential operators of the Senior Center, which has been walking a financial tightrope.

Read more: New operator could secure Senior Center’s future