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Alpine Banks of the Colorado River Region congratulate the following employees on their recent promotions: Bill Sanderson, of Glenwood Springs, to president of the Glenwood Springs branch: Sanderson has been with Alpine Bank since 1985. He is a graduate of Western State College and the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. Karla Felkey, of Glenwood Springs, to executive vice president of the risk management division: Felkey was born and raised in Glenwood Springs. She has been with Alpine Bank since 1980, starting in the new accounts area of the bank and has progressed very successfully. Sue LaGiglia-Corsentino, of Glenwood Springs to senior vice president f the customer connection division: LaGiglia-Corsentino has lived in Glenwood Springs for the past 25 years. She has worked for Alpine Bank for 17 years. Malinda Isenhart, of Glenwood Springs, to vice president of audit: Isenhart has been with Alpine Bank since 1993. Tracy Stanfield of Glenwood Springs to vice president of compliance: Stanfield has been with Alpine Bank since 1994. She has worked in many areas of the bank. Abraham Baeza, of Glenwood Springs, to banking officer for Latino banking: Baeza went to grade school and college in Queretaro, Mexico. He has embraced the new Latino banking division and is working to expand the service.

Aspen is launching new programs to reward outstanding environmental efforts by businesses and is seeking nominees for recognition.The Green Leaves Program will reward businesses for good practices in the following categories: recycling, toxic materials awareness, conservation, conscientious purchasing, green building, commitment to counter global warming and other unique efforts. The details are available from Aspen’s Environmental Health Department at or 920-5071. The city will issue Green Leaves recognition on a continuous basis as it receives nominations.One Green Tree award will be issued quarterly (when applicable) to exceptional establishments that demonstrate exemplary environmental practices by achieving at least five Green Leaves. In appreciation, the Aspen Recreation Center will offer a designated 48-hour period during which anyone with proof of employment at the winning Green Tree business will get free admission.”With these programs, the city applauds exemplary businesses for their investments in preserving the environment and hopes to encourage other establishments to follow their lead,” said Lacey Gaechter, of the Environmental Health Department.To nominate a business or, write a detailed description of its environmental practices and submit it for review by Aspen’s Green Team and the Environmental Health Department. E-mail the nomination to, or mail or deliver it to the Environmental Health Department, 130 S. Galena St. The deadline for first-quarter applications is March 25.

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