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The Roaring Fork Club in Basalt has retained its designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP). To achieve certification, a course must demonstrate it maintains a high degree of environmental quality in several areas including environmental planning, wildlife and habitat management, outreach and education, integrated pest management, water conservation and water quality management. The program is endorsed by the United States Golf Association and provides information and guidance to golf courses in environmental planning.

Matt Brewer, golf course superintendent, led the effort to maintain sanctuary status, and was recognized for Environmental Stewardship by Audubon International.

The Roaring Fork Club was achieved sanctuary status in 2001, and is one of 641 golf courses in the world to receive this honor.



Jose Garcia of Garcia’s Concrete, 5033 County Road 335 #41 in New Castle, specializes in driveways, sidewalks, slabs, stamp and form. Open Mondays through Saturdays. Call 355-9633 or (813) 967-4242.

Wal-Mart Store 1095 manager Ralph Cox presents a $500 check for a community grant to Crossroads Academy director David Miller and student Nathan Noland.



Holy Cross Energy held its 68th annual Meeting of Members earlier this month, hosting more than 250 members, guests and employees. The member-owned electric cooperative reported on the utility’s 2006 performance and conducted elections for board of director seats.

Results of the board of directors election can be found on the Holy Cross Energy Web page at http://www.holycross.com.

Holy Cross Energy is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving approximately 39,000 members and 53,000 associated meters in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties.

The new Roaring Fork Club general manager is Karen Baxter. Baxter started as the food and beverage director seven years ago, shortly after the opening of the Roaring Fork Club.

Baxter has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for 18 years and previously worked at The Little Nell for seven years in several management positions. She has been actively involved in the Club Managers’ Association of America and is currently pursuing her Certified Club Managers Designation.

Baxter replaces John Reyhons, who has been promoted to vice president of club operations. Reyhons will oversee club operations for the Roaring Fork Club, the Roaring Fork Mountain Club in Snowmass, and Mayacama Golf Club in Sonoma, Calif. Reyhons had been general manager of the Roaring Fork Club since 2002.

The Roaring Fork Club offers a distinct Rocky Mountain experience. For information on this exclusive private club and its amenities, contact 927-9000 or visit http://www.roaringforkclub.com.

Fell Real Estate would like to congratulate Katie Marquette as May’s broker of the month.


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