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Submitted PhotoFrom left, newlyweds Iryana and Doug Trauger, and firemen Bryan Wooten and Josh Allison were judges for the Sweetest Kiss Contest in Glenwood Springs.
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In February, Kiss n Make-up hosted its inaugural Sweetest Kiss Contest to celebrate Valentines Day. Participants visited Kiss n Make-Up, applied their favorite color of lipstick, and kissed a card that was displayed at the store and judged by a panel of firefighter judges. Winners were: Meaghan Rosera, Sweetest Kiss in Glenwood Springs; Jenn Swanson, second sweetest kiss; Hana Roth, third sweetest kiss; and Kendra Mangurian, honorable mention sweetest kiss. Judges were firefighters Bryan Wooten, Josh Allison and Doug Trauger, and Traugers wife, Iryana.

Last year, Erin Cady worked on a project with local historian and author Jim Nelson to produce the Glenwood Springs Pictorial. The book is now being sold all over the state. Erin also does freelance photography for the Post Independent and Aspen Times.This past September, she purchased an existing business in Glenwood Springs. Art & Soul Photography is a full-service portrait studio specializing in weddings, high school seniors, families, children and passport photos. The studio is located outside, in the back right corner of the Rite Aid building. Hours are generally 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but appointments are recommended; call 945-2999. Art & Soul Photography is the latest member of the Roaring Fork Referral Group.

The International Franchise Association (IFA) presented local Big O Tires owner Kevin Brooks with a Franchisee of the Year Award on Feb. 27. Kevin Brooks owns seven Big O Tires stores in Western Colorado, including stores in Basalt and Glenwood Springs.Brooks was nominated for the award by senior staff at Big O Tires Inc., based on the deliverance of an exceptional customer experience at all seven Western Slope Big O Tires.


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