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Tools For Living, a valley business since 1996, has moved to 1301 Grand Ave., Suite 5, on the lower level, in Glenwood Springs. The business repairs electric and pneumatic power tools, sells parts and accessories, and is an authorized service center for 14 brands of tools and compressors. Tools For Living is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and the phone number is 945-5760.

American National Bank in Rifle has added Joe Carpenter to its team as a vice president, commercial banker. Carpenter has more than 25 years of industry experience.John Stelzriede has been appointed market president, overseeing the Glenwood Springs Banking Center. He has served as the market president for the Carbondale Banking Center of American National Bank for the last six years. Stelzriede is an area native and has served the bank for 14 years.Colleen Borkovec has been promoted to the position of Roaring Fork market president, overseeing banking centers in Aspen and Carbondale. The new position combines two previously separate markets. She has been with American National Bank since the fall of 2006 and has served as a commercial lender in the Aspen area for more than 15 years.

Aspen Land & Homes Sothebys International Realty announces that new housing development Iron Horse Mesa is represented exclusively by broker Glenn Ault.Iron Horse Mesa broke ground in January in Silt. Phase I will include 34 high-end homes. When all construction is complete, the community will consist of 210 homes. Windom Homes Inc. from Basalt is the builder.For more information, call Glenn Ault at 625-4656 or visit

First Colorado National Bank has opened a loan production office, located in the Tamarack Building at 1001 Grand Ave., Suite 107, in Glenwood Springs. Rick Padrnos has been named executive vice president and market president for Glenwood Springs and is secretary of the board of directors for the bank. Padrnos is a 25-year banking veteran and is one of the organizers and shareholders of the bank. He has degrees in marketing and real estate from the University of Colorado, an MBA in finance from the University of San Diego, and graduated with honors from the Pacific Coast Banking School.First Colorado National Bank provides a full array of financial services, including commercial and consumer loans that include small business loans, commercial and residential land acquisition loans, construction loans, as well as permanent financing for commercial and residential property.Deposit products are available through the banks full service branches as well. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Telephone 945-6200.

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