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Wayne Riser and Verne and Yvonne Shea, owners of the Glenwood Springs AmericInn Hotel, recently won a 2007 “Franchise Partner of the Year Award” from the national AmericInn hotel chain for their dedicated management of of the property.

Wayne, Verne and Yvonne received their award at the 14th annual AmericInn conference, which took place in Madison, Wis., in April.

Preferred Limousine is a finalist in the Colorado Meetings + Events 2007 Best Transportation Service Provider category. The annual “Best Of” Awards honor 18 Colorado venues, attractions and suppliers considered to be outstanding leaders in the meetings and events industry. Preferred Limousine has been providing service to Colorado since 1989.

KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs won several awards at the 2007 Colorado AP Broadcast Awards Contest for small market radio (Aspen, Canon City, Craig, Durango, Estes Park, Fort Morgan, Frisco, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Ignacio, Lamar, Pueblo, and Steamboat Springs).

Spot news: KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs, “New Castle Fire” Ron Milhorn; and KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs, “Glenwood Officer Shot” Ron Milhorn.

General reporting: KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs, “City Scraps Back-In Parking” Ron Milhorn.

Sports special: KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs, “Triple Overtime Thriller” Ron Milhorn; and KMTS-FM/Glenwood Springs, “Demons Lose a Heartbreaker” Ron Milhorn.

Cindy Madsen Buck has joined Wendy Lucas and Co. Real Estate. Cindy promotes a concept known as The Nikken Total Wellness Home, a greenhouse for the human body. She is entirely environmentally conscious and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her real estate practice.

She can be reached at 618-9939.

JVA Consulting, a Colorado-based consulting firm that works with nonprofits and social innovators, has recently partnered with the Valley View Hospital Foundation. JVA is supporting a strategic grant-writing effort for the foundation. For more information on JVA, visit

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