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WestGroup Marketing Communications, a 25-year-old public relations firm, has opened offices in Basalt and Rifle.

Nancy Wilhelms, WestGroup’s president, expanded the firm to western Colorado from Newport Beach, Calif., this past spring. The company has a client list that includes 2007 Aspen Filmfest, RimRock at Rifle, Big Ranch Partners, Willow Ranch at Rifle, and film industry clients based in the region.

WestGroup has extensive experience in marketing, communications, writing, editing, event production and strategic planning.

Nancy Wilhelms can be reached in Basalt at 927-9797. Carrie Click is available at 625-1577. The Web site is

Theresa Nelson and Jan Romero have joined Bray Real Estate as a team, bringing years of knowledge of the Roaring Fork Valley. They have a commitment to listening to and understanding real estate needs, and want to make your real estate experience exceptional and a whole lot of fun. Call them today at 384-8916.

The Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary announced the new officers for 2007 and 2008. Serving as president will be Craig Rathbun of The Fleisher Co.; Chad Griller of Fenton Construction will serve as vice president; Greg Mohl, CPA and Melissa English of Glenwood Travel King will serve as treasurer and secretary, respectively; and Vicki Peterson, owner of Ace Hardware, will serve as membership chairman.

The Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary has been singularly focused over the last three years on organizing and raising money to build and operate the Childhelp River Bridge Center in Glenwood Springs, a facility that cares for abused children from Aspen to Parachute. It will remain the primary force behind River Bridge in the future, but plans to be increasingly involved in other Carbondale community projects in 2007 and 2008.

The Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary meets every Thursday at noon for lunch at the Aspen Glen Country Club, and is open to all Rotarians and potential Rotarians. For more information about the Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary, call Craig Rathbun at 704-1515, ext. 101, or Vicki Peterson at 948-0083.

Fell Real Estate congratulates Brad Plantz as July’s broker of the month. Thank you for your outstanding performance.

Edward Jones advisors Jay McGlade and Rhonda Krell are hosting free broadcast presentations of “Keep More of What You Earn,” at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at both locations, 2700 Gilstrap Court, Suite 170, and 118 W. Sixth St., Suite 100, in Glenwood Springs.

Call Jay at 928-7145 or Rhonda at 928-0585 to reserve a seat.

The Western Slope LASIK Center is permanently located at 20/20 Eye Care, 3122 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

The doctors and staff at Western Slope LASIK Center and 20/20 Eye Care are committed to being leaders in this emerging and exciting technology, offering multiple treatment options in addition to LASIK. For more information on the LASIK procedure or to schedule a free evaluation, call 928-9752.

Brian and Jennifer Sawyer are the new owners of the Mr. Transmission facilities in Parker and Carbondale. The Carbondale is located at 1629 Dolores Way #3.

The Mr. Transmission system specializes in the repair and installation of transmission systems and drive train components.

To contact Mr. Transmission of Carbondale, call 963-9120.

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