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Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

Dr. Robert McDermott and his staff at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology of the Rockies would like to congratulate two of their staff nurses, Shauna McWilliams and Jenna Schultz, on becoming certified asthma educators. Both passing the challenging National Asthma Educator Certification Board exam on their first try, Shauna and Jenna have demonstrated their knowledge, skills and experience in counseling patients on asthma management and are excited to share their skills with the community. For inquiries or to schedule an asthma evaluation in Glenwood Springs, Basalt, or Eagle, please call 947-0600.

Forget any previous notions you may have about accounting being boring and mundane! This two-day workshop, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 21 and 22, is perfect for the entrepreneur or small business owner who finds numbers intimidating or challenging. Take the mystery out of accounting and finance with this interactive, highly-entertaining class. You will learn how to create income statements and balance sheets, track inventory, and understand cash flow and liquidity – all while having fun! Presented by Jim Olp, Colorado SBDC NetworkCost is $50 plus required text to be purchased prior to workshop. To register, visit either RFBRC or Colorado Mountain College registration sites or call 970-945-5158 or 970-947-8438.

Holly “Honey” Miely, a Colorado pole dance artist, studio owner, performer and instructor, will be competing in her third pole dancing competition in less than a year when she competes in the National Aerial Pole Art competition in Las Vegas on Feb. 26. Earlier this year, Miely competed in Pole Dancing Universe, the first international competition held in the United States, and was an elite division finalist in the American Pole Fitness Association’s annual competition. In November 2010 Miely was certified a Master Instructor with the PFA. She plans to start training other instructors in the Roaring Fork Valley and the Denver area before she expands outward into the rest of the country traveling to other cities. She currently runs Honey’s Pole Fitness Studio in the Aspen valley with locations in Basalt and Carbondale.

Vicki Lee Green Realtors would like to congratulate Bonnie Daniels as 2011 Salesperson of the year. Bonnie has been selling real estate since 1985 and has just celebrated her 27th anniversary with Vicki Lee Green Realtors.

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) has appointed Jeff Hansen chief financial officer. Mr. Hansen’s appointment is effective Feb. 13. A seasoned financial professional, Mr. Hansen brings a wealth of experience in leading finance, accounting, capital planning and risk management organizations in the construction, real estate development and insurance industries. For the last 15 years Mr. Hansen has held leadership positions in family-owned entrepreneurial companies with decentralized regional operations. Most recently he served for more than 10 years as vice president/treasurer and controller of Ryan Companies U.S. Inc., and prior to that was the Corporate Controller with the Opus Group. “Jeff will be a tremendous asset to A&P’s executive team, strengthening our ability to advance the company’s long-term strategic plan,” said Doug Jaeger, A&P’s CEO. “His extensive financial knowledge and his leadership experience will benefit the entire company as we continue to expand our business. I’m delighted to welcome Jeff to the A&P team.”

The Denver office of CSHQA Inc. was selected by the Roaring Fork School District Re-1 as Roofing Consultant for the design and management of the district’s reroofing contract for the existing Sopris Elementary School. The school is a single-story structure with approximately 55,000 square feet of roofing involved and a grant award just exceeding $760,000. To provide a long lasting and energy conscious solution, the district is planning to install a low-sloped (modified-bitumen) assembly with a highly reflective surface coating to achieve an Energy Star rating. An aggressive schedule is planned for the team with survey, design and documents prepared in six-weeks and bidding scheduled for mid-February. Limited construction activities are anticipated while school is in session with the bulk of the work commencing late May. Work will be finished in early August before students return for the new school year.

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