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Former intern Stegemoller joins Alpine Animal Hospital

Veterinarian Associate Dr. Jolee Stegemoller, DVM, has been hired by Alpine Animal Hospital in Carbondale. Stegemoller joins us after a successful year as our full-time intern. A graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and a native of southern Indiana, she and her husband Derek have fallen in love with the area and the people of the Roaring Fork Valley — as the staff at AAH have with her. Stegemoller will be serving companion and large animal clients in the treatment and care of their dogs, cats, equine and bovine friends.

In her spare time, she and Derek enjoy hiking and camping with their dogs Jethro and Junie. Stegemoller is looking forward to the continued relationships she has established with her clients and their animals and to the new people and pets she will get to meet moving forward.

Roaring Fork Business Resource Center hosts final discussion group on local investing

Roaring Fork Business Resource Center is hosting a final discussion group on local investing and access to capital for entrepreneurs, investors and borrowers from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Colorado Mountain College Aspen Campus, Room 218.

The Business Resource Center needs community input from local entrepreneurs, borrowers and investors to help create a framework and implementation strategy to develop local investing opportunities. These discussions are part of a Planning Initiative funded by the Laura Jane Musser Fund and the city of Glenwood Springs. As with previous discussions, the final one will touch on engagement in the community and the region, employment of local workers, spending profits locally and increasing tax contributions help to pay for local services. Participation is free of charge. Call 970-945-5158 or email with questions. RSVP requested.

Wells now an ALine certified expert

Midland Fitness personal trainer, AT and certified strength coach Steve Wells 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 NCFF 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.

Roaring Fork Business Resource Center presents Pitchfest Academy

Roaring Fork Business Resource Center and Rockies Venture Club of Boulder present Pitchfest Academy on Friday, June 27. ANB Bank is the event’s premier sponsor.

The agenda includes: Entrepreneurs Learn to Pitch to Angel Investors (8 a.m. to noon); Angel Investing 101 (1:30-4 p.m.); Networking & Pitchfest (4-6:30 p.m.). Events will be held at Aspen Glen Club.

For full descriptions and registration for Entrepreneurs, Angel Investing and Pitchfest, visit Participants may register online or call (970) 945-5158. Applications are being accepted through Friday, June 20, for the morning session. Sixteen entrepreneurs will compete for the opportunity to pitch during the Pitchfest (4-6:30 p.m.) and receive expert feedback from peers and experienced investors.

Michelle James top May agent at Vicki Lee Green

Vicki Lee Green Realtors would like to congratulate Michelle James for being the top sales person and the top listing agent for May. Michelle has 20 years’ experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley. She began selling real estate with Vicki Lee Green Realtors in 1993 and became co-owner of the business in 2004.

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