Announcements

Memories & Milestones

April 22, 2014 — 

Richardson-Schliecker wedding

Elizabeth Kate Katherine Richardson of New Castle and Douglas Scott Schliecker of Grand Junction were married on Sept. 14, 2013.

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Community Briefs

April 22, 2014 — 

National Month of the Young Child children’s parade

All local schools, child cares, preschools, home providers and families of young children are invited to participate in this year’s children’s parade on Friday, April 25. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at 10th Street and Pitkin Avenue in Glenwood Springs and finish on the County Courthouse lawn.

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Community Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

AARP Driver Safety Classes for 50+

The AARP Driver Safety Class, offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 815 Cooper Ave., is directed towards drivers 50 and over.

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Education briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Sydney Schachter earns degree from the University of Vermont

Sydney S. Schachter of Glenwood Springs received a BA degree in Psychology within the College of Arts & Sciences during commencement ceremonies on May 19, 2013, at the University of Vermont.

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Education briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Carbondale Rotary awards 2013 student scholarships

CARBONDALE — The Rotary Club of Carbondale recently awarded $10,500 worth of student scholarships to graduating seniors from high schools in Carbondale and Basalt.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Locals graduate from Cornell College

More than 250 students graduated from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, on May 12, 2013. Among them were Alec Hynes of Glenwood Springs, who graduated with a bachelor of special studies in theatre with an additional major in religion; and Jack Bethel of Carbondale, who graduated with a bachelor of arts in philosophy and minored in political thought.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Carbondale student to participate in important leadership summit

Zoey Steel, a student at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS), will travel to Harvard University to participate in a People to People Leadership Summit. Steel, along with fellow students from around the country, will take part in identifying and developing leadership skills, and creating community service action plans.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Garfield School District Re-2 honors staff

On May 29, the Garfield School District Re-2 held its annual Retirement and District Celebration to honor its employees, celebrate the school year, and say goodbye to several retiring friends.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Summer Advantage and Summer Middle School begins today

The Roaring Fork School District will see a record 950 students starting summer school today. For a second year, Summit 54 is bringing the Summer Advantage program to the valley in partnership with the Re-1 school district. Summit 54 has obtained additional funding to almost double this summer’s Summer Advantage program to 770 children in grades K-3 in Basalt and Carbondale and K-4 in Glenwood Springs. Additionally, RFSD is offering Summer Middle School, which also begins Monday and has 200 students enrolled.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park awards 2013 employee scholarship

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park has awarded this year’s “Begin a New Adventure” Employee Scholarship to Henry “Hank” Gray, a 2013 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School. The employee scholarship, now in its fifth year, is granted based on merit, with consideration given for number of years of employment with the park and dedication to its mission: making people smile.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

2013 YouthZone Scholarship recipients

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the YouthZone Scholarship, Silvia Camarena and Felix Jimenez. Silvia is a 2012 GSHS graduate who studied at CMC after graduation and is starting her sophomore year this fall at Metro State College majoring in business marketing. Felix is a 2013 GSHS graduate. He will be spending his freshman year at CMC and then plans to study mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines. The YouthZone Scholarship is awarded to students who have proven sincerity and motivation to pursue post secondary education, strong character and an aptitude and ability to succeed.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Keenan Hartert graduates from Carleton College

Keenan Hartert received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Carleton College during its 139th Commencement ceremony, held on Saturday, June 15.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors grants $10,000 in scholarships to area seniors

The Glenwood Springs Association of is pleased to announce the following area high school graduates are the recipients of the association’s annual scholarship awards:

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Abigail Bernat to perform with the 2013 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville

Abigail Bernat from Rifle High School has been selected as a member of the 2013 NAfME All-National Honor Mixed Choir sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Abigail will join more than 670 of the most musically talented and skilled high school students in the United States to perform at a gala concert on Oct. 30, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Students earn scholarships at Fort Lewis College

Several area residents received merit scholarships to attend Fort Lewis College for the Fall 2013 semester. These merit scholarships are renewable for up to 120 credits if criteria are met. Fort Lewis College also offers several other scholarships, including grants, the Finish in Four! Scholarship, FLC Foundation scholarships, alumni scholarships, departmental scholarships, Native American scholarships, and outside scholarships.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Coal Ridge honor roll

Coal Ridge High School recently honored the 4.0 and 3.0 honor roll achievements of its students for the 2012-13 school year.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

St. John’s College confers Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts upon local student

St. John’s College announces the graduation of Whitney Will of Carbondale, on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Derby makes Ottawa University Spring 2013 dean’s honor roll

Cody L. Derby of Glenwood Springs has been named to the Ottawa University Springs dean’s honor roll.

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Education briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

The Buddy Program awards scholarships

The Buddy Program Scholarship Committee recently awarded $52,500 in scholarships to area high school seniors. There were eight recipients from Roaring Fork High School for a total of $22,750.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Area students earn dean’s list status at Washington and Lee University

Diana Banks, of Glenwood Springs, a member of the class of 2017, and Joseph Ciborowski, of Glenwood Springs, a member of the class of 2015, have earned dean’s list status for the recently ended winter term 2013. Dean’s list status at W&L represents a term grade-average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Wayne Starr makes dean’s list at RIT

Wayne Starr of Rifle, a fifth-year student in the software engineering program in RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, made the dean’s list for the Fall 2013 semester.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Western Colorado Community Foundation scholarship applications available

The Western Colorado Community Foundation is offering college and vocational school scholarships from 16 different funds for the 2014-2015 school year. Approximately $150,000 in new scholarships will be awarded for the coming year. Scholarship applications and due dates can be found on the foundation website, www.wc-cf.org, and from high school counselors; most applications are due March 15.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Charles W. Macaulay of Carbondale named to Colby College dean’s list

Charles W. Macaulay, a sophomore at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for his outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2013-14 year. Macaulay is the son of Robert and Janette Macaulay of Carbondale and attended Saint George’s School.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Jadelyn Hancock named to Concordia College dean’s list

Jadelyn Hancock, a 2012 graduate of the Garden School in New Castle, has been named to the dean’s list at Concordia College, in Moorhead, Minn., for the fall semester 2013. She is a sophomore majoring in art.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Sopris Elementary Kindergarten Registration Day

Kindergarten Registration Day at Sopris Elementary School takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 11. The following are required for registration: child’s birth certificate, record of immunizations and proof of address. Children must be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2014. Parents will need to indicate if they wish to enroll their child in full-time kindergarten or part-time kindergarten. There is a tuition payment of $343 required for full-time kindergarten at the time of registration, of which $100 is nonrefundable. There is no tuition required for part-time kindergarten.

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Education Briefs

April 21, 2014 — 

Andrew Matson earns award in art show

Senior Andrew Matson was among Franklin College (Ind.) students receiving awards and prize money for their art on March 15 at the annual Ethos Art Show in Franklin. Matson placed second in the oil painting category for a portrait titled “Brooke Hunt Portrait.” This was his first art show outside of the college. Matson is the son of Mrs. Christina Ziegler of Glenwood Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Eric Matson of Shelbyville, Ind.

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Business Briefs

April 20, 2014 — 

Encana grants $10K for kindergarten program

Encana Oil and Gas, Inc. has given Garfield County School District 16 a $10,000 grant toward establishing a full day kindergarten program, according to a company statement.

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Business Briefs

April 20, 2014 — 

Suds E Dog grooming opens in Silt

Coe Scott announces the opening of Suds E Dog grooming at 602 Main St., Silt. The business offers full service grooming on most dogs. Scott has been grooming in the area for the last seven years and has many longtime and loyal customers.

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Business Briefs

April 20, 2014 — 

Three join Hair Bar

The Hair Bar in Carbondale has hired three new hair artists: Aly Rochman, an Aveda trained stylist and well-known local hair celebrity; Jimmy Cendoma from Paul Mitchell School in Hawaii; and Zakk Dillon, a former TiGi educator from New York. Contact the Hair Bar at 963-5651 to schedule a visit.

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Business Briefs

April 20, 2014 — 

Gentiva Health Services acquires Harden Healthcare

Gentiva Health Services Inc., the largest provider of home health and hospice services in the United States based on revenue, announced the closing of its acquisition of Harden Healthcare Holdings Inc. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Gentiva acquired Harden’s home health, hospice and community care businesses, including Harden Hospice Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Harden’s existing shareholders retained the company’s long-term care business.

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