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Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co. recently claimed two gold medals in the Brew Association World Beer Cup 2006.Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co. was awarded a gold medal in the “Strong Ale Beer” category for its Sopris Strong Ale. A gold medal was also earned by the “Scotch Strong Ale” beer category for its Deep Lake Scotch Ale. The World Beer Cup 2006 winners were selected by an international panel of 109 beer judges from a field of 2,221 entries received from 540 breweries in 56 countries. The owners at Glenwood Canyon are Ken Jones, Chip Holland and Jack Johnson.

The Fleisher Co. is proud to announce that Steve Marshall was the company’s top sales agent for the first quarter of 2006. Craig Rathbun, CCIM, led the company in leasehold transactions and total revenue. Mark Wyman was the top Aspen agent. With offices in Aspen, Carbondale and Rifle, the Fleisher Co. is the area’s largest provider of full-service brokerage services including sales, leasing, property management, property maintenance, and commercial development. Craig and Steve can be reached at 704-1515. Contact Mark at 925-2122.

Tracey Yajko, certified dog trainer and behavior counselor, owner of Pawsitive Dog Training, has recently been recognized as a member of the Roaring Fork Valley’s Heeling Partners. Tracey passed the Delta Society’s April 22 team evaluation with Portuguese Water Dog, Teal, for animal-assisted activities and therapy. Tracey is the kennel manager and shelter trainer for Colorado Animal Rescue. She teaches basic obedience at High Tails Dog and Cat Outfitters and assists Laura VanDyne, The Canine Consultant, with beginning agility class. She is a member of the Roaring Fork Kennel Club and the Association for Pet Dog Trainers. Tracey earned her canine training certification from the esteemed San Francisco SPCA’s Dog Trainer Academy in 2004. Contact Tracey at 948-2431.

Rolf K. Hermanson, FIC, of Glenwood Springs, a financial associate with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, has earned membership in the prestigious 2006 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Hermanson qualified for this honor based on his 2005 sales excellence, outstanding client service, ethical conduct and professional knowledge. The MDRT is an international, independent association of leading life insurance and financial services professionals.Hermanson is associated with Thrivent Financial’s Rocky Mountain Regional Financial Office. He has qualified for MDRT membership twice.

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