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Jimmy John’s Celebrates 6 months in Glenwood Springs

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches has now been in Glenwood Springs six months. We’ve provided employment to almost 50 Garfield County residents and we’d like to thank all of them for their hard work during our opening months. Just last week our employees showed their dedication by staying late and coming in early to accommodate a 430 box lunch order with Garfield School District Re-2. It was great knowing that our sandwiches would be enjoyed by so many teachers and fun to demonstrate our catering abilities.

Local author writes for Highlights

Deborah Williams of Glenwood Springs recently sold her 10th piece in three years to the well-known magazine family that includes Highlights for ages 5 and up, High Five for preschoolers, and Hello for babies. “Fun With a Purpose” has been the motto of Highlights magazine since its founding in 1946. The magazine has a readership of 2 million, receives hundreds of submissions each month, and purchases only 3 percent of submissions, according to editor Joelle Dujardin.

Williams has also sold her writing to Jack and Jill, AppleSeeds and Turtle magazines, and to online magazines Young Bucks Outdoors, Knowonder and Spellbound. She has five leveled readers published by the educational publisher Continental Press. Williams has a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in reading instruction from Grand Canyon University. She hopes to tutor students in reading and writing this summer, and can be reached at

Climate Control Company wins national award

Climate Control Co. has been honored with the Dave Lennox Training Excellence Award for 2012, bestowed upon the company who has proven its commitment to continued education in the field of HVAC. Climate Control Co. was recognized for dedicating its time, resources and energy to making sure its employees are up to speed on the latest technology. Additionally the staff provides exemplary customer service and technicians can offer efficient accurate diagnostics. As in any industry, heating and air conditioning is constantly evolving, and this training award reflects to a high level of performance and satisfaction for Climate Control Company customers.

James leads Vicki Lee Green

Vicki Lee Green Realtors would like to congratulate Michelle James for being both the top salesperson and top listing agent for May. Michelle has 20 years’ experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Beyond Colorado: How to Bring Your Products and Services to the Global Marketplace

Colorado set records in 2012, as manufactured, agricultural, and mineral exports grew 11.3 percent. Find out how you and your business can take advantage of this trend at Beyond Colorado: How to Bring Your Products and Services to the Global Marketplace from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a small or medium-sized business owner, you may have an opportunity to grow your consumer base outside of the U.S. Presented by the Office of U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, CMC, RFBRC, RREDC, SBDC, Vail Valley Partnership, and the Colorado Bar Association Intellectual Property Section. Free.

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