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Starla Haynes joins Coldwell Banker Mason Morse

Starla Haynes has joined Coldwell Banker Mason Morse as a broker associate with the Glenwood Springs office.

Haynes is a dedicated professional offering more than four decades of real estate expertise. A graduate from Basalt High School in the early ’70s, she discovered her lifelong passion after moving to Los Angeles, where she would often ride her bicycle through the quiet beach towns and explore the many open houses during her downtime from college.

Locally, Haynes worked in a corporate position in the early 2000s as employing broker for HINES in real estate development, working on several projects including Aspen Highlands Village, Five Trees Aspen, River Valley Ranch in Carbondale and Zephyr Mountain Lodge in Winter Park.

Haynes serves her community through her association with her local Board of Realtors Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors, treasurer and board of directors, Aspen Glenwood MLS Corp., C.A.R. (Colorado Association of Realtors), N.A.R. (National Association of Realtors, C.A.R.H.O.F. (Colorado Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Foundation) and Habitat for Humanity.

Business Strategies Workshop

Bonedale Business Cooperative is hosting a Business Strategies Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 16, at the Third Street Center.

Presented by Intentional Solutions and JVA Consulting, the event will target entrepreneurs and nonprofits, focusing on proven-effective tactics to maximize organizational performance and leverage the team effort. Articulate the overview of your company and implement the day-to-day details effectively and efficiently.

The workshop is free for members of the Bonedale Business Cooperative. To become a member, simply LIKE us at, and then RSVP on the event. Cost is $49 for nonmembers.

Roaring Fork Leadership, the Roaring Fork Business Resource Center and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce are title sponsors of this event and will present briefly on their unique resources for local businesses.

HealthStyles Exercise Equipment announces new ownership

HealthStyles Exercise Equipment, a retailer of high-quality home and commercial fitness equipment, announced that Ed Rapp and Cameron Horan are the new owners of the company.

The 21-year-old company, formerly owned by Dave and Jeanne Sheriff, provides Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico with high-quality exercise equipment to fit individualized lifestyle goals. They are also well-known for offering only the best exercise equipment at competitive prices with fitness expertise and excellent service. HealthStyles operates six retail locations in Colorado in addition to a Commercial Products Division, a Service and Product Repair Division, and a fast growing e-commerce presence.

Rapp and Horan’s extensive experience in managing product-driven distribution businesses with retail and commercial sales channels will build upon the successful business that the Sheriffs founded in 1993. “Dave and Jeanne have built a strong, customer-service driven company that has helped thousands of people improve their lives through fitness,” said Rapp, HealthStyles’ new CEO. “We look forward to continuing that tradition while we find creative ways to work with our outstanding product vendors to reach new customers.”

“We are excited about HealthStyles’ growth prospects,” said Horan, the company’s new president. “Colorado’s exercise focused population, combined with the growing economy makes for great opportunities to grow the business.”

Vicki Lee Green leaders

Vicki Lee Green Realtors congratulates LaPriel Armijo for being the salesperson of the month for April. LaPriel has been selling real estate with Vicki Lee Green Realtors since 1992.

Vicki Lee Green Realtors also congratulates Michelle James for being the listing agent of the month for April. Michelle has 20 years of experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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