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Rebecca Lemmon, DVM, has recently purchased Valley Veterinary Clinic PC, from Dr. Karen Boland. The practice, renamed The Valley Veterinary Clinic PLLC, is located at 317 West Ave. in Rifle. The clinic is equipped with X-ray, ultrasound, full bloodwork capabilities, dentistry and surgery, as well as routine and emergency health care for small animals. In response to the growing population of Rifle and the surrounding areas, the practice is happy to receive new patients. Dr. Jane Rubio, DVM, and the rest of the existing staff have stayed on to continue the excellent practice started by Dr. Boland. Dr. Lemmon received her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, and her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. She also has an associate degree in architectural sciences from Vermont Technical College. She has lived and worked in Grand Junction since 2003.

The Western Colorado Chapter of NARMP (National Association of Residential Property Managers) is offering a “Soar with the Legal Eagles” meeting from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Grand Junction Board of Realtors, 2743 Crossroads Blvd.

Guest speakers to include Sen. Josh Penry addressing upcoming changes and current legislation pertaining to property management; Velvet Johnson, County Court civil assistant, will discuss evictions and garnishments; and Kristine Novinskie, pre-paid legal, will address identity theft. Class provides two hours of continuing education credits. RSVP by Sept. 17 at or call Debbie at Prestigious PM 625-4792.

Greta Forbes has rejoined Springs Travel after several years’ absence. She is in the office Monday and Tuesday to help with your travel needs.

Springs Travel has teamed with Ancient Excursions and Erin Donovan in providing clients tours to World Heritage archaeological sites and promoting “sustainable, ecologically friendly tourism.” Call Erin at 384-2123 for more information. Call Springs Travel at 945-9186 for other travel needs.

Cyber Salon Day Spa has added licensed hairstylist Barrie Moorman to their team. Barrie excels in creative cuts and hair coloring. For appointments, please call 945-2927.

Splash Home Furnishings and Design has announced the purchase of a 4,500-square-foot property neighboring its flagship store at 2316 S. Glen Ave. The new site will unveil a showroom featuring high-end lighting and a new bedding area, offering hand-tailored linens, custom-made sustainable beds and Serta mattresses.

Splash Home Furnishings started in 1992 and expanded to Edwards in 2002, located at 0105 Edwards Village Blvd.

The new location will open sometime in September.

Splash Home Furnishings is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, visit their Web site,

The Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary inducted Joyce Gornick, Colorado Mountain College event planner; Ken Keister, American National Bank; and Bill Hofto of William J. Hofto, PC, CPA at an Aug. 16 meeting at the Aspen Glen Clubhouse.

The Carbondale-Aspen Glen Rotary meets at noon every Thursday 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.

Attorney Gary Doehling, who has been representing insurance companies in western Colorado for the past 25 years, is opening a new personal injury law firm to represent the residents of Western Colorado. The Gary Doehling Personal Injury Law Firm is now taking clients from its offices at 628 Rood Ave. in downtown Grand Junction. The law firm can be contacted at (970) 241-9370.

U.S. Bank in Western Colorado has named Nelson Suarez branch manager of its El Jebel office, located at 400 E. Valley Road.

Previously, Suarez worked as a personal banker for Wells Fargo Bank. He has been working in the financial services industry for five years, and is fluent in English and Spanish. He resides in Carbondale.

Brandon Gross has been named branch manager of its Glenwood Springs office at 802 Grand Ave.

Gross is responsible for managing branch operations so the team can best serve its customers and help them meet their financial goals.

Previously, Gross worked as service manager and personal banker for Wells Fargo. He is fluent in English and proficient in American sign language. Gross resides in Basalt.

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