Memories & Milestones
Samuelson to compete in reining championships
National Reining Horse Association member Gayle Samuelson of Glenwood Springs has earned the right to compete in the NRHA Adequan North American Affiliate Championships from Nov. 28 through Dec. 7 in Oklahoma City, Okla. She will be competing against more than 500 reiners from across North America aboard her quarter horse/paint Doubleshot Shotgun in the masters non-pro and prime time non-pro classes.
Leibundgut receives his fifth degree black belt certificate
Former resident of Glenwood Springs John Leibundgut, left, receives his fifth degree black belt certificate from his instructor Brian Mable of Brian Mable Karate after passing his test at the annual Western Tang Soo Do Federation martial arts convention held in Las Vegas on Nov. 9. John traveled from Washington state for the test and to attend the various clinics held that day including from Master Pat Johnson. Congratulations, John!
Glenwood Springs Key Club and Kiwanis Club help WindWalkers
On Nov. 2, members of the Glenwood Springs High School Key Club joined members of the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club, garnering about eight volunteer hours each, as they worked on various maintenance and repair projects at the WindWalkers of Carbondale facility on Missouri Heights outside of Carbondale. Key Club members painted barrels and signs for the riding ring, cleaned up brush, fixed a frozen watering tank and assisted other groups in their tasks. Kiwanis members used their welding skills to repair a heavy sliding door that hasn’t worked properly for months, did some finishing work on the tack room they previously built, repaired sagging gates and sticky locks, replaced worn and chewed out siding on outdoor sheds, and replaced missing pieces of fences.
For information on Kiwanis contact president Deana Hermanson at 970-945-8511.
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