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Professional Auto Body a Ford Collision Care Provider

Professional Auto Body has been recognized by Ford Motor Co. as a Collision Care Provider. Professional Auto Body has been certified by Assured Performance Collision Care, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, based upon meeting or exceeding the required Ford standards specifying necessary tools, equipment, training and customer service facilities.

SGM annual Crystal Mill work day

SGM’s Annual Work Day on the Crystal Mill will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. For the last four years, SGM has provided pro bono engineering services to help preserve this unique piece of Colorado history. This year the firm is joining forces with Summit Construction from Snowmass Village. They have donated their time and a couple of carpenters to help in the penstock stabilization process. This is a day that all SGM engineers and Summit Construction’s carpenters, and supporting staff from each business, come together with their families for an entire day of fun and most importantly, giving back to our community. This year SGM and Summit Construction will be working on these following areas of the Crystal Mill:

1. Stabilization of aging penstock (by private contractor – Summit Construction)

2. Replacement of deteriorating bottom log at rear of building

3. Installation of door on downstream side

4. Fire Suppression Clean-Up (ie…weed eating/mowing of dry vegetation)

5. General interior cleanup

For more information on Summit Construction go to or call 970-279-4212. For more information on SGM go to, or call 970-945-1004.

Midland Fitness’ Craig an ALine certified expert

Midland Fitness personal trainer Claudia Craig is an ALine certified expert. This means that Glenwood Springs and New Castle area residents can now get access to a professionally fit, patented foot suspension insert. Most people suffer from misalignment from the feet, ankles and knees. What is described as lower back pain, sore feet, and aching knees can often be traced to poor alignment. Other common problems such as plantar fasciitis, neuromas and shin splints can be minimized or eliminated with Aline inserts. Professional personal trainers at Midland Fitness and New Castle Family Fitness are experts at teaching practical biomechanics to reduce joint wear, fatigue and injury due to poor alignment, abuse and age. Call 945-4440 or 984-3200 to schedule an appointment.

Mind Springs Health adds staff psychiatrists

At a time when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 55 percent of the nation’s counties have no practicing psychiatric providers, Mind Springs Health continues to expand access to quality mental health through the addition of two psychiatrists to its 10-county Western Slope area. Thanks to consistency in quality outcomes for its clients and patients, and new Chief Medical Officer Jules Rosen’s clinical leadership and organizational innovation, Mind Springs Health has become the employer of choice for a growing in-house team, which now numbers a lucky 13 psychiatrists, nine advanced practice nurses, three family practice nurses and a physician assistant.

Jeff Lammers, M.D., board-certified in both general and forensic psychiatry, is military-trained and separated from active duty just this past May. Having served in Afghanistan and most recently stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Dr. Lammers provided forensic psychiatry consultation and evaluation for Department of Defense legal and mental health professionals worldwide, also providing clinical oversight to the Air Force’s largest outpatient mental health clinic. While pleased to have been part of the U.S. Air Force which yielded him varied opportunities, Dr. Lammers is now enjoying practicing in the civilian sector. He provides both outpatient treatment at Mind Springs Health’s Grand Junction office and inpatient therapy at West Springs Hospital.

Katie MacColl, M.D., M.P.H. joins the organization on July 14, 2014 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where she recently completed a Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and serve as medical student supervisor at Children’s Hospital Denver, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center and Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center. A member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Dr. MacColl is also a board-certified pediatrician and has a Master’s Degree in Public Health. She will be based in our Vail Valley offices although she will be available for consultation throughout our 10-county area via the Mind Springs TeleHealth Network, as will Dr. Lammers.

Mind Springs Health is a full-service provider of counseling and therapy for mental, behavioral and emotional wellness. Mind Springs Health also assists individuals and families dealing with and recovering from substance abuse. Covering a 23,000-square mile area in Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Mesa, Moffat, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt and Summit counties Mind Springs Health offers 13 offices for outpatient treatment and West Springs Hospital, a 32-bed psychiatric hospital in Grand Junction — the only psychiatric hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City.

2020 EyeCare Welcomes Dr. Rachel Aughney-Clawson, O.D.

Dr. Rachel Aughney-Clawson has joined the practice of 2020 EyeCare. She will be seeing patients in the Glenwood Springs and Carbondale practice locations. Aughney-Clawson graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Having grown up In Idaho, she always loved the mountains and set her goal to come back west. Most recently she was based in Grand Junction and is excited to join “the dynamic 2020 EyeCare team while living in Glenwood Springs.”

“It will be great to work with a diverse patient population as I love helping people of all ages, from kids to seniors and everyone in between,” she said. Trained in general optometry, she loves working with all the different contact lens options while getting patients ready for an active lifestyle.

Aughney-Clawson enjoys canyoneering, mountain biking and snowboarding. She spends time with her husband, Reed Clawson, a paramedic and ski patroller, and their 11 year-old Malamute Anuk.

For more information, please contact 970-945-2020 or visit

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