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Cheryl is a long time resident of the area and opened Cheryl & Co. Real Estate in Rifle after 26 successful years of being a Realtor in the Roaring Fork Valley. She was President of the G.S.A.R. from 1997-1998, a member of the ReMax Platinum Club from 2004-2006, top production agent for ReMax Mountain State Region in February 2005, member of the 100 percent club from 2004-2005, top selling agent in the G.S.A.R. for eight months in 2006. Cheryl is the Colorado Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) Mountain District V.P. and she has represented Garfield County on the Planning Commission since 1993. Cheryl is active in all areas that affect the growth of Garfield County. She is very active in her community and supports many projects and events for local schools, organizations and political committees. She holds several designations in the Real Estate Profession; ALC (Accredited Land Consultant), MRE (Master of Real Estate) and GRI (Graduate REALTORS Institute).

Carbondale Trustee Frosty Merriott will be honored as one of ten 2010 Everyday Heroes and Heroines at the Make a Difference Celebration of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants next month. Nominations are sought annually for Colorado CPAs who demonstrate significant involvement with nonprofit and community activities, provide local leadership and create a positive impact as they demonstrate core values of integrity, competency and objectivity. Trustee Frosty Merriott was selected as one of ten CPAs in the state to receive this honor. Merriott is currently Mayor Pro Tem of Carbondale and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2008. Prior to his election, he was a Carbondale Planning Commissioner and a member of the town’s Environmental Board. Frosty is a Carbondale representative to the governor’s New Energy Commission and previously served 18 months on the town’s Economic Roadmap Group. He is also the Trustee liaison to the Carbondale Tree Board. In private life he is a member of the Church at Carbondale, and previously served on the Alpine Christian Academy Board and the River Valley Ranch Executive Board.

Paradise Day Spa welcomes Amber to our team as a cosmetologist with eight years experience in hair design. Amber is excited to expand the protocol of services offered at Paradise Day Spa. Amber is available Monday, Friday and Saturday, is taking evening appointments and is offering 25 percent off your first service. Paradise Day Spa is located at 2520 Grand Ave Suite 102, Glenwood Springs. Call for an appointment at (970) 928-9782.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber’s next Business Women’s Network meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 27, at US Bank, 1901 Grand Avenue, from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Karen Iverson will be giving a presentation on the Advocate Safehouse Project, a non-profit organization providing services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Garfield County. Iverson will present an overview of the Advocate Safehouse Project including the organization’s mission and services they provide. She will also discuss healthy relationships versus unhealthy relationships and bystander involvement. Enjoy a great program, continental breakfast, networking opportunities and fantastic giveaways. Chamber members and their guests are invited to attend. Contact Joni for information regarding membership at 945-6589, ext. 104.

Amy Fetterhoff, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Glenwood Springs, has been appointed as female recruiting leader for the firm’s women’s initiative in Colorado.Amy will lead a group of Edward Jones financial advisors who will work closely with women in Western Colorado interested in a career with the global financial-services firm.For women interested in learning more about this career opportunity, Edward Jones has a Web site located at

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