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Memories & Milestones

Cunningham finishes Naval Officers Development training

E. Sarah Cunningham, a Glenwood Springs High School 2002 graduate, finished her Naval Officers Development training in Newport, R.I., on Dec. 20 and is on her way to her first assignment in Lemoore, Calif. After graduating from high school she attended the University of Wyoming for one year and then transferred to CSU and received her bachelor’s degree in teaching. After college graduation she went into the Peace Corps for two years in Kazakhstan where she taught English to high school students and did service projects. After returning to the U.S. she went on to graduate school at DU and received her master’s degree in social work. She was inducted into the Navy as an E-6 and served an internship at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Upon graduation she was sworn in as an a LTJG and was sent to officers training, which she just completed.

Ida Toniolli celebrates 103rd birthday

On Jan. 2, Ida Toniolli celebrated her 103rd birthday by having pie at Village Inn with her longtime friends Donna Fell, JoAnn Peaslee, Vic Kimminau and his wife, Betty. Also present were her caretakers, Patrick and Barbara Riley, and Ray Wing, also a resident of Country Gardens Care Center, which is owned and operated by the Rileys.

Son for the Alexanders

Jeffrey and Eryn Alexander of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Wesley Morgan Alexander. Wesley was born at 2:07 p.m. Dec. 16, 2013, at Valley View Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Grandparents are David and Debra Penrose of Centennial; and Nancy Alexander of Grand Junction and the late James Alexander IV. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Wallace of Palisade.

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