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Memories & Milestones

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Kiwanis cooks for Sopris Elementary School end-of-school celebration

On May 31, the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club served almost 600 students, teachers and parents for Sopris Elementary School’s end-of-school celebration. The school ran a solar fair, barbecue, basket auction and carnival. Kiwanis focuses its resources on supporting the children of the community. For more information call Karl Oelke, President (945-1043).

Burgers welcome Hamish

Amanda and Craig Burger of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hamish Dan The Lyon Burger, at 4 a.m. June 3, 2013. Hamish weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth.

Hamish joins his sister, Skyelar, 2. Grandparents are Bob and Nancy Emerson of Carbondale and Steve and Ginny Burger of Edmonds, Wash.

Alpine Bank Shred Day nets donations for LIFT-UP, recycles 3.6 tons of paper

Alpine Bank hosted its annual on-site document shredding event on June 1 at its West Glenwood and downtown Rifle branches. Individuals brought unwanted personal documents to the free Shred Day, along with donations of cash, nonperishables and canned goods to benefit LIFT-UP.

Combined, the two locations collected nearly 250 pounds of food along with $336 in cash donations for LIFT-UP. Alpine Bank staff and volunteers shredded and recycled a total of 3.6 tons of paper, representing a resource savings of 60 trees, seven barrels of oil, 10.5 cubic yards of landfill space, 14,350 kilowatts of energy and 24,500 gallons of water.

Several other locations of Alpine Bank throughout Western Colorado will host a Shred Day in coming weeks and months. A complete schedule is available at

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