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Nuszer Kopatz urban design associates a land planning, landscape architecture, architecture and community visioning firm announces the opening of its Western Slope office in Steamboat Springs. The firm is currently providing master planning for several community developments and resort-based projects in Garfield County and neighboring areas, including a 30-acre development on the Roaring Fork River in Glenwood Springs.Nuszer Kopatz was recently honored as the planning and design consultant for Southshore, named as the 2007 National Master Planned Community of the Year by the National Association of Homebuilders.Nuszer Kopatz is partnering with builders and developers to create diverse communities and resort developments that achieve an ideal balance of beauty, livability and functionality. The firm has offices in Denver, Steamboat, Fort Collins and Phoenix. For more information, please visit or contact (970) 879-4808.

Tonya Stewart has joined the Rifle Bray and Co. Real Estate office in Rifle. Tonya will work hard to help you achieve your real estate goals. Visit Tonya at 426 Railroad Ave. in Rifle, or call her at 625-4555.

Julian Hardaker has just received the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation, the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation, awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. If you are looking to buy a home and need an agent to represent your best interests, call Julian Hardaker at 309-5169.

Mark Volf of Basalt has been named the new athletic club director at the Hot Springs Lodge & Pool in Glenwood Springs. Volf was formerly the director of athletics at the Snowmass Club in Snowmass Village and the district operations manager for 24 Hour Fitness in Denver and Colorado Springs.By the end of May, renovations will be complete on the athletic club, including new showers, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire sprinkler installation. Simultaneously, a full-service spa is being constructed, scheduled for completion in fall 2008.

Starting April 8, Dragonfly Dreams Day Spa will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Later appointments are available. Call 876-0880 for information. Dragonfly Dreams Day Spa is located across from the Silt Post Office.

Dana Stangeland and Lisa Ice have joined the staff at Sopris Surfers. Dana is the new receptionist and brings years of experience to the front desk. Lisa has been in sales in the valley for many years and she joins the experienced sales staff. For all your high-speed Internet and Internet phone service needs, call 963-SURF.

The board of directors of the Aspen Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is pleased to announce it has named Tracey Lynn Samdahl, a distinguished business woman and outstanding leader in the development of the Shaw Regional Cancer Center in Vail, its new president.

Natalia Lupi has joined Bray and Co. Real Estate in Rifle. Natalias business is based on honesty first, and she is ready to help you from your first home to your dream home. Visit Natalia at Bray and Co. Real Estate, 426 Railroad Ave. in Rifle, or call 625-4555.

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