Readers Say Thanks

Great help with Springers’ track meet

The Glenwood Springers’ Annual Community Track Meet was held on June 13. Roughly 150 athletes from the Eagle Track Club, Fruita Track Club, Glenwood Springers’ Track Club and local competitors participated in the meet.

The meet couldn’t have happened without our many volunteers — thank you!

Also, we are grateful to our team sponsors: Bighorn Toyota, Bank of Colorado, Glenwood Springs Ford, Glenwood Springs Subaru, and Independence Run and Hike. And thank you to our relay sponsors: Alpine Bank, Advanced Carpet Care & Restoration, Barsness Law Firm, Budget Blinds of the High Country, Colorado Ranch House, The Corcoran Family, The Daily Bread, Earth-Wise Horticultural, Glenwood Immigration Law Firm, Glenwood Insurance, Kaufman & Kaufman LLC, Liberty Home Financial, R & H Mechanical, The Riciputi Family, SGM, Setterberg Dentistry, Sexton Surveying, True North Hearth and Home, Western Slope Paint and the Wilson family.

We would also like to thank our coaches for their support so far this season: Luke Arnold, Travis Baptiste, Jenny Barsness, AJ Crowley, Alex Cutright, Will Kaufman, Blake Risner, Carly Setterberg, Peyton Spencer, Anne Swanson, Kai Uyehara and Emily Worline. Further, we are blessed to have the continued support of Jenny Cutright and Mike Kishimoto, who have been volunteering for the program for many years — thank you!


Coach Abbey Ehlers

Glenwood Springers Track Club

YouthEntity Pig Roast a success

Thank you to our generous supporters for contributing to the success of our ninth annual YouthEntity Pig Roast Benefit on June 24, underwritten by Allen & Sandra Henry and Woodbridge Realty International.

The funds we raise help us reach over 2,500 youth annually with our job-ready, career-ready, life-ready programs that empower youth for future success. To help youth become career ready, we provide a variety of career development and entrepreneurial programs. We also have a large focus on personal financial literacy so that positive money choices can be made at home, regardless of career choice.

Our staff and board sincerely appreciate the contributions of our 2017 business sponsors: Alpine Bank, Nancy & Richard Rogers/Mary Kay, Glenwood Springs Subaru, Wealth by Design, Dalby Wendland & Co., Aspen Club, Luminosity Counseling, Ann Korologos Gallery, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty, Allegria Restaurant and Steak ‘n Shake.

We would also like to thank our generous auction and table donors, patrons and volunteers. Together, we are helping youth to build intrinsic motivation and gain real-world exposure to careers so that they may chase after their dreams with determination.

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Kirsten Petre McDaniel

executive director, YouthEntity

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