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Lauren Johnson Cornish has joined DonorDirects Tide Me Over Lending Funds volunteer team. A native of Aspen, she has recently returned to the valley and works with Timberline Bank as a commercial loan officer in Aspen. She holds a masters degree in international business and economics from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and previously worked at the World Bank, specializing in microfinance policies and systems. DonorDirect, Box 722, Carbondale CO 81623, 948-2104,

Mytt Anderson was recognized by Bray & Co. Real Estate as both the top listing agent and top closing agent for the opening month of 2008. Congratulations, Mytt!

April E. Clark is the newly appointed public relations/marketing director for, otherwise known as Roaring Fork Internet Users Group (ROFINTUG). is a nonprofit Internet service provider that has provided genuine, local information technology services and support to the Roaring Fork Valley since 1995. Clarks duties include developing public relations strategies and marketing initiatives and managing Web site design. Clark, a freelance writer whose April Back in Glenwood column appears every other Tuesday in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, also manages public relations efforts for Operation Vacation. The national program provides all expenses-paid vacations to soldiers who have served overseas and their families.

Western Slope Paint announced today that it is the first autobody paint distributors in Colorado to offer eco-friendly collision repair paint to its business partners and thereby allowing the general public to Go Green.Western Slope Paint has made an environmentally-sound decision to move from offering a solventborne system to the Glasurit 90 Line waterborne refinish system by BASF The Chemical Company. BASFs Glasurit 90 Line waterborne paint system not only helps protect the environment, but also provides the excellent durability, colormatch and a flawless car finish that Glasurit customers have come to expect. For more information, contact Bob DeHerrera, Western Slope Paint Supply, 2902A Glen Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-8710.

Janet L. Shipman has just moved back from Maui and has joined 7th Street Salon at the Hotel Denver as their massage therapist. She specializes in neck and back pain.Please call 366-6412 for an appointment.

Kristie Dick, of Rifle, is the newest cosmetologist at Creekside Day Spa, located at 386 W. Main St. in New Castle, across the street from the New Castle Branch Library.She will begin working today, Feb. 11.Creekside day spa offers hair care services including haircuts, colors, hair styling, deep conditionings, scalp treatments. Kristie is offering an incentive good until April 19, so call 984-3625 for details, or to book your appointment. Late appointments available and walk-ins are welcome.

Luke Sturges received the Doin All We Can award for professional and personal service for 2007 from the Theodore Financial Group Inc. of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. The award was given at their annual meeting at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs Feb. 2.Luke is a 1998 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School and 2002 graduate of Miami University (Ohio). He has been employed with Northwestern Mutual since July of 2002. Luke and his wife, Candace, reside in Denver.

Michele James has been named as the top salesperson for January for Vicki Lee Green Realtors. She is a consistent top producer and has been selling real estate in Garfield County since 1993.LaPriel Arnijo has been named the top listing agent for January for Vicki Lee Green Realtors. LaPriel is a consistent top producer and has been selling real estate in Garfield County since 1992.

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