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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Glenwood Sewing Center in downtown Glenwood Springs is celebrating its 30th anniversary in business. Owners Bob and Sandy Boyd bought the Singer and Viking sewing machine shop in September 1977.

The store was originally located in the Van Rand Center, then it moved downtown adjacent to the courthouse.

In 1994, the Boyds purchased the Brockway Building at 822 Grand Ave. (next to Anderson’s Clothing), where their business has been ever since.

The business still sells and repairs sewing machines, specializing in Husqvarna Viking machines. They also sell fabric ” more often now for quilts than for clothing.

Vectra Bank has hired Amy Pfannenstiel as executive banker for the Roaring Fork Valley downvalley market, including El Jebel, Basalt and Glenwood Springs.

Pfannenstiel joins Vectra with 17 years experience in the banking industry. She will work with executive banking clients to provide individual attention, banking portfolio management and personal lending and investment services, all aimed to help clients achieve their financial goals.

Aspen Earthmoving LLC won a $2,000 drawing from the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) to go toward greening its business. The drawing was offered to attendees of the Carbondale Chamber’s seminar, “How To Green Your Business and Save Money.”

The company plans to complete a combination of immediate-impact actions, such as switching over to compact fluorescent light bulbs, in addition to creating a long-term sustainability plan.

A portion of the money will go toward the completion of a strategic environmental plan which outlines short-, medium- and long-term goals. Aspen Earthmoving will measure its current carbon footprint, and develop strategies to reduce its energy use and offset carbon emissions.

Businesses interested in conducting an emissions inventory should contact Lauren Martindale at 963-1090 or e-mail

Wally Obermeyer, president of Obermeyer Asset Management in Aspen, has been ranked among the nation’s top 100 independent financial advisers by Barron’s magazine, America’s premier financial weekly. Barron’s Aug. 27 issue marked the inaugural appearance of this new listing, also known as “The Indie 100.”

Obermeyer, who entered the investment business in 1994 with $1 million under management, grew the asset base to $55 million by 1998, $200 million by 2003, and more than $600 million today.

Dr. Errik Enewold has joined Dr. P.J. and Annie Miller of the Rifle Chiropractic Clinic.

Enewold graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in 1991. He earned his doctorate from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Ore., and has moved back to the Western Slope with his family.

He will be working at the clinic from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, eventually working full-time. To schedule an appointment, call 625-4940.

Courtney (Arbaney) Jenkins is the newest addition to Dragonfly Dream Day Spa and Salon, located next to Pizza Pro in Silt. Courtney has been a licensed cosmetologist for four years. Call 876-0880 to make your appointments today.

Dragonfly Dream Day Spa and Salon is committed to providing a serenely peaceful experience, no matter the level of service. Please stop and stay a while.

Frank Schiavone joins the Hot Springs as the new athletic club director. Frank has an extensive athletic/health club background, having owned five thriving Gold’s Gyms over the course of 17 years. Frank’s vast knowledge of the fitness industry including the latest trends, class programming and the best equipment for varied training, along with his commitment to exceptional member and guest relations, will be a tremendous asset to the Hot Springs.

Karla Richards, winner of the Post Independent’s Locals Choice 2007 Gold Award for Best Hair Dresser, has opened Seventh Street Salon, conveniently located in the northwest corner of the Hotel Denver building.

Karla was previously at Rocky Mountain Image on Grand Avenue. In addition to offering great hair cuts, styling and related services, the salon will offer waxing, manicures, pedicures and relaxing therapeutic massage.

Karla is currently taking appointments at 945-8652 for haircuts, perms and coloring.

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