Announcements

Memories & Milestones

July 28, 2015 — 

Gorsett-Romero wedding

The parents and families of David Romero and Erin Gorsett are happy to announce the marriage of their children. Dave and Erin were united in marriage on June 20, 2015, at the Spruce Tree Guest Ranch in New Castle. Please join us in congratulating them and wishing them a lifetime of love and happiness.

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Community Briefs

July 28, 2015 — 

2020 EyeCare 50th Anniversary Party on Aug. 1

20/20 EyeCare in Glenwood Springs is hosting its 50th Anniversary Party from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. There will be snacks and hourly prizes. Test drive glasses from vendors including Oakley, Carrera, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture and Elasta. From 10 a.m. to noon you can register to win a 2016 Kawasaki Brute Force ATV during our KMTS Rev It Up event. For more information contact 20/20 EyeCare at (970) 945-2020.

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Community Briefs

July 26, 2015 — 

St. Mary’s Bloodmobile Visit

The St. Mary’s Bloodmobile will be visiting the Rifle Branch Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, and the Parachute Branch Library from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. One donation can help as many as four people and the St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center supplies all hospitals on the Western Slope. It is safe, fast and the easiest way to save a life. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also call ahead to reserve a time slot. For more information or to make an appointment, contact the Rifle Library at 970-625-3471 or the Parachute Library at 970-285-9870.

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Memories & Milestones

July 26, 2015 — 

Happy anniversary, Mom and Dad!

Three decades ago this wedding announcement for Jack and Cindy Warkentin was on page 4B of the Post Independent. After three kids and 30 years, they are still head over heels for each other.

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Education Briefs

July 26, 2015 — 

Wayne Starr named to RIT dean’s list

Wayne Starr of Rifle was named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2014-2015 semester.

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July 25, 2015 — 

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Community Briefs

July 24, 2015 — 

Empowering Emotional Release

The Empowering Emotional Release class takes place from 4:45-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 29 through Aug. 26, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Learn how to experience emotion with confidence and let go instantly no matter what surfaces so you never spiral out of control again. Experience expert guidance in three easy-to-learn practices to shift from stress and resistance to clarity and inner peace for holistic health minded individuals. Cost is $180, and space is limited. To register call Donna Lee at 970-274-1680.

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Community Briefs

July 22, 2015 — 

Family Filoha Fireflies, Bats, and Bugs

Stay up late for an evening to explore a special place with your family from 7:30-9:15 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at Filoha Meadows Open Space, near Redstone. We’ll meet some of the local residents such as aquatic insects, Townsend’s’ big eared bats, and fireflies, too! We’ll learn about their adaptations through hands-on discovery, games and activities. Once it is dark we’ll try to catch a firefly to hold in our hands and look at closely. Appropriate for families with children of all ages and their parents. Please dress appropriately as the program will happen rain or shine. Registration is required and opens three weeks in advance of programs at www.roaringfork.org/events. Call 970- 927-1290 with questions.

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Community Briefs

July 20, 2015 — 

Three Rivers softball team seeks support

The Three Rivers Little League Junior softball team is on its way to Regionals in Santa Fe, New Mexico, after winning state this weekend. The team is excited to continue its season from July 23-29 and is seeking the community’s support and donations to help cover the cost to attend Regionals. To get a form for credit card donation, email Steve Martin at stmartin@ft.newyorklife.com.

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Community Briefs

July 19, 2015 — 

CU-Boulder’s Community Visit to the Roaring Fork Valley

Join Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano for a complimentary reception and program featuring CU Professor Jeff Mitton as he examines what we have learned from the mountain pine beetle epidemic, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at the Aspen Glen Golf Club, 0545 Bald Eagle Way, Carbondale. Other special guests include CU-Boulder Athletic Director Rick George and Ryan Chreist, executive director of the CU-Boulder Alumni Association. The reception will feature complimentary heavy appetizers and a cash bar. For more information contact Brennan at the CU-Boulder Alumni Association at 303-492-6899 or brennan.meadows@colorado.edu.

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Education Briefs

July 19, 2015 — 

Maison to attend Paul Mitchell School

Congratulations to Hayley Brooke Maison, a recent graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, for being accepted into the prestigious Paul Mitchell School of Denver for the fall semester. She was also the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from Paul D. Bushong Jr. with the Aspen Community Foundation. She plans on getting a cosmetology license and hopes to one day open her own salon. Proud parents are Mark and Suzy Maison of Glenwood Springs.

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Community Briefs

July 18, 2015 — 

Filoha Meadows Firefly & Rare Orchid Walks

Fireflies, rare orchids and thermal wetlands are only part of what make Filoha Meadows special. Join Roaring Fork Conservancy staff to tour areas of the meadow typically closed to public access while discussing current issues surrounding Filoha Meadows and the Crystal Valley from 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22. Lisa Tasker, a plant ecologist with E.M. Ecological, will join the program on both July 7 and July 9 to offer her expertise on the plants we will come across. This adult program is appropriate for those 12 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Please dress appropriately as the program will happen rain or shine. Registration is required and opens three weeks in advance of programs at www.roaringfork.org/events. Call 970-927-1290 with questions.

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Community Briefs

July 17, 2015 — 

Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced

The city of Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 at the Centennial Park Stage. The remaining lineup, in order, is The Johnny O Band (July 19), Dry Hollow (July 26), The Caleb Dean Band (Aug. 2), Hell Roaring String Band (Aug. 9) and Wide Load (Aug. 16). The concerts are free, and food and drink will be available for sale.

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Readers Say Thanks

July 17, 2015 — 

Successful FireKracker 4K

The Glenwood Springs Lions Club appreciates all the people that helped make our FireKracker 4K a success. We were able to raise over $2,600 to help support vision care and KidSight testing for adults and children in our valley.

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Community Briefs

July 16, 2015 — 

Tosho Con: A Fandom Festival

Tweens, teens and adults are invited to join in on the libraries’ own book, comic, movie, TV show, and gaming convention. Come geek out and celebrate your favorite fandoms. Events vary by branch, but include quidditch, LARPing, video games, cosplay contests, appearances by the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers, guest speakers, and more. Costumes are highly encouraged. Remaining events will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Silt Branch Library. For more information, visit www.gcpld.org.

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Community Briefs

July 14, 2015 — 

A Garden Talk: Weeds and Pests

A talk on weeds and pests will be given by master gardeners Deb and Dieter Martin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Glenwood Community Gardens (adjacent to the Community Center).

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Memories & Milestones

July 14, 2015 — 

Kulwiec-Brubaker engagement

Ken and Liz Kulwiec of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anastasia Frances Kulwiec, to Matthew Evan Brubaker, son of Bryan and Krysta Brubaker of No Name. An October wedding is planned at Saint Stephen Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs.

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Community Briefs

July 13, 2015 — 

Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced

The city of Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 at the Centennial Park Stage. The remaining lineup, in order, iThe Johnny O Band (July 19), Dry Hollow (July 26), The Caleb Dean Band (Aug. 2), Hell Roaring String Band (Aug. 9) and Wide Load (Aug. 16). The concerts are free, and food and drink will be available for sale.

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Community Briefs

July 10, 2015 — 

Glenwood Downtown Market’s Fabulously Majestic Mac & Cheese Contest

Enter your best macaroni and cheese creation in the Downtown Market’s Mac & Cheese Contest on Tuesday, July 14. Deliver to the market in Centennial Park by 5 p.m., and judging begins at 6 p.m.

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Memories & Milestones

July 9, 2015 — 

Enterprise Foundation announces award recipients

Professional Auto Body and Enterprise Holdings Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the company that, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, are pleased to announce the local recipients of the 2015 Enterprise Foundation grant awards. Congratulations to YouthZone, Hospice of the Valley and Family Visitor Programs, which each received grants of $1,000. This is the fourth year the Enterprise Holdings Foundation has awarded grants to nonprofits in the Roaring Fork Valley. Nationwide, the Enterprise Holdings Foundation has donated $18 million dollars in 2014.

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New Castle Community Market starts Thursday

July 7, 2015 — 

The fourth annual New Castle Community Market begins Thursday, July 9, and runs from 4:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 24, at Burning Mountain Park. There are several vendors including farmers with fresh produce like cherries, apricots and fresh peaches; homemade baked goods; and hot food as well. Sit in the cool, shady park under the trees and listen to this week’s band, the Leonard Curry Trio with guest Dan Rosenthal, who’ll be playing its fun, eclectic mix of Americana from 5-7:30 p.m. For more information on the market, contact Noreen at 970-984-3420.

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Community Briefs

July 7, 2015 — 

Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

Meghan Hurley from River Bridge Regional Center presents her free class Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at The Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive in Carbondale. Refreshments provided. More information at 970-945-5195 or www.riverbridgerc.org. RSVP at: https://tentips.eventbrite.com.

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Memories & Milestones

July 7, 2015 — 

Smith-Summers engagement

Scott and Sheila Summers of New Castle announce the engagement of their son Scott Summers Jr. to Britney Smith.

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Community Briefs

July 5, 2015 — 

EVEREST Vacation Bible School!

The First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs (Ninth and Cooper) is offering Vacation Bible School: EVEREST, Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power. VBS will be held from 9 a.m. until noon the week of Aug. 3-7 for children who have completed preschool through fifth grade. Older kids can come to be assistant sherpas (Please register them as volunteers). Preregistration is highly recommended, and there’ll be a special prize for everyone who is preregistered by Aug. 1. To register go to www.glenwoodumc.com and follow the link. For info call Toni at 970-948-5831 or email toni.yorty@live.com.

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Education Briefs

July 5, 2015 — 

Gauldin graduates from University of Denver

Anna Gauldin graduated summa cum laude with honors and distinction from the University of Denver with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and history and a minor in leadership. Gauldin, a 2011 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, has joined Teach for America and will teach elementary school in the Denver area this fall.

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Community Briefs

July 4, 2015 — 

Filoha Meadows Firefly & Rare Orchid Walks

Fireflies, rare orchids and thermal wetlands are only part of what make Filoha Meadows special. Join Roaring Fork Conservancy staff to tour areas of the meadow typically closed to public access while discussing current issues surrounding Filoha Meadows and the Crystal Valley from 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 7; Thursday, July 9; and Wednesday, July 22. Lisa Tasker, a plant ecologist with E.M. Ecological, will join the program on both July 7 and July 9 to offer her expertise on the plants we will come across. This adult program is appropriate for those 12 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Please dress appropriately as the program will happen rain or shine. Registration is required and opens three weeks in advance of programs at www.roaringfork.org/events. Call 970-927-1290 with questions.

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Community Briefs

July 3, 2015 — 

Be Someone’s Hero

Take to the skies with comedy duo Wayne & Wingnut. This one-of-a-kind act, presented by ventriloquist Wayne Francis, has life-sized puppets, cartoon voices, jokes, music, and even a banjo made out of a frying pan! These shows will take place on Tuesday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library; on Wednesday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library; on Thursday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Rifle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library. For more information about Summer Reading events, visit www.gcpld.org.

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Community Briefs

July 2, 2015 — 

Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced

The city of Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 (except July 5) at the Centennial Park Stage. The remaining lineup, in order, is Symphony in the Valley (at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3, with fireworks), Exit 42 (July 12), The Johnny O Band (July 19), Dry Hollow (July 26), The Caleb Dean Band (Aug. 2), Hell Roaring String Band (Aug. 9) and Wide Load (Aug. 16). The concerts are free, and food and drink will be available for sale.

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Memories & Milestones

July 2, 2015 — 

Parents welcome Bo Alexander Garrett

Amanda Rene Walling and Stacey Karl Garrett of Basalt are the proud parents of Bo Alexander Garrett. Bo was born at Valley View Hospital at 8:06 a.m. June 15, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth. His grandparents are Olan and Marie Chapman of Big Spring, Texas, and Ray and Gail Garrett of Tauranga, New Zealand. The parents say he has great strength, is curious and smart, has a mild temperament, and is very content and loving. “We couldn’t be happier to have such a healthy precious baby boy.”

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Community Briefs

July 1, 2015 — 

Grant money available for qualified Garfield County housing nonprofits

The Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors (GSAR) is accepting grant applications from qualified Garfield County organizations that provide housing services to moderate- to low-income persons or households. GSAR has $5,280 available for local housing-related projects. To be eligible for funds, organizations must be based in Colorado, have a housing-related mission, and be a nonprofit agency with a 501(c)3 status or a public agency. The deadline to submit applications is July 10. To request an application, call the GSAR office, 970-945-9762.

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