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December 12, 2012
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Community News Briefs - Dec. 13, 2012

With a complete project renovation to show off, the new ownership and management of Rifle Creek Apartments, formerly Rimrock Apartments, will hold an open house from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 3025 Coal Mine Ave. in Rifle.

Renovations began in July, shortly after Rifle Creek Apartments LLC took ownership of the property. All 11 buildings received new windows and paint. The entire property received a landscaping overhaul that included new paved parking lots, sod and landscaping materials, plus a dog park. Unfinished building foundations from the original construction that were unsightly and unsafe were removed and landscaped to create additional open space. Facilities Contracting oversaw the renovations.

Rifle Creek Apartments includes 94 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom homes. The homes are receiving internal upgrades as well, including new carpet and appliances.

Leases range from $550 to $750 per month. Residents who sign a lease in December will not pay rent until January. Corporate leases are available. For more information, visit www.riflecreekapts. .com.

WingNutz Bar and Grill will once again provide ham dinner packages for families in the Rifle area on Christmas Eve.

If you or someone you know would enjoy this dinner, call 625-9300. Sign up by Dec. 19, as dinners are limited and available on a first-call, first-serve basis. Delivery will be available, if needed, in the Rifle area.

Our daughter, Mackenzie, recently participated in the 2012 Miss American Princess pageant at Disney World in Florida. She raised $1,300 in donations from area businesses and residents in order to attend.

We want to thank these sponsors: TWI Oilfield Fabrication, Cheryl Chandler Real Estate, Rifle Truck and Trailer, Pediatric Partners, Valley View Hospital, Miller's Dry Goods, Mountain View Tree Farm, Hogback Pizza, Swallow Oil, Hy-way Feed, Dorothy Day at the Bookcliff Gas Station, Western Slope Jeep Chrysler Dodge, Enstrom's, Mr. Dillon, Todd and Vivian, Paul Fasold, Grandpa Dave, Grandma, Grammie and Grandpa Jamie, Mommy, Daddy and Mataya, JoJo and Steve.

Mackenzie, Tina and Darin Holtz

Rifle

On behalf of Wamsley Elementary School, I would like to thank All Kids Dental for their presentation on good dental hygiene to our students on Monday, Dec. 3. We greatly appreciate their years of continued commitment to the health and wellness of our Wamsley kids, not to mention the donation of tooth brush kits for all the children.

Thank you, All Kids Dental.

Desha Bierbaum, principal, Rifle

We have watched you play the sports you love since you were little boys. It has been such a blessing to watch your skills improve each year, but even more to watch you grow into such special young men.

The last two years have been a wonderful ride, you should be proud. We are.

Thank you team, thank you coaches, thank you parents and fans for your sacrifices. God bless you all. Go Bears!

Carleton and Heather Hoffmeister

Rifle

The winners of the downtown window display contest on Saturday, Dec. 1, sponsored by the Rifle Downtown Development Authority and visitors information fund, were picked through a people's choice vote:

First place: $100, Blown Away Day Spa; second place: $75, TrendZ; third place: $50, New Image Boutique.


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