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Economics of SuccessfulBusiness seminarThe Carbondale Community Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar on the economics of a successful business from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, at the Carbondale Town Hall. The keynote speaker is David Birzon of Paradise Bakery, who will speak on how to successfully create and capitalize on opportunities. Information: Chamber of Commerce, 963-1890.Cedar Ridge has new managersCedar Ridge Ranch, a horse boarding and training facility in Missouri Heights, has named Paige Pollard as barn manager. Pollard has been providing horse and rider training at Cedar Ridge for the past two years and will continue in that capacity in addition to her new duties daily care and feeding of 40-plus horses as well as maintenance of the 20-stall barn and indoor arena where new footing was installed in July.Pollard grew up on a ranch in Silt and has been showing horses for more than 15 years.Jason Iacovetto has been hired as ranch manager, overseeing the operations and maintenance of the 100-acre ranch. He is a third-generation rancher from Steamboat Springs.New businesses join BBBThe Mountain States Better Business Bureau welcomes the following new members in the Garfield, Pitkin and Basalt area that joined the BBB in August. Information on membership: Oni Butterfly, 876-0214. Amore Realty, 60 S. 8th St., Suite 102, Carbondale, 963-5177, A full-service real estate office.Big Mamas Home Cookin LLC, 10 County Road 111, Carbondale, 963-2432. A fully licensed and insured caterer for every occasion, including office meetings, weddings, special occasions, cocktail and dinner parties, reunions, plus a private chef in your home! Crystal Resort Cleaners, 465 N. Mill St., Aspen, 925-5378; at City Market, 1150 Highway 133, Carbondale, 963-2801; and at City Market in El Jebel, 19250 Highway 82, Carbondale, 963-9778. Drycleaning and self-service Laundromat. Now using a new state-of-the-art, environmentally safe process for drycleaning. Enspire Designs, 1249 County Road 250, Silt, 876-1937, creates Web sites built on a sound foundation and designed to maximize the user experience. Sound Solutions, 701 Pine Court, New Castle, 984-2041. Installation and service of satellite systems for new construction; audio and video systems, home theaters, sound systems and touch screens. The Outlaws Restaurant, 315 E. 1st St., Parachute, 285-1917. A family-style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offering a fresh bakery. Hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Valley Home Sales, 32597 Highway 6 & 24, Silt, 876-5900. Offering new and used manufactured and modular housing at up-front pricing. Se habla espanol. Waste Solutions, 197 Prince Drive, Carbondale, 963-1842. Providing residential and commercial trash pickup service from Aspen to Carbondale; construction and demolition Dumpster rental. Blue Tent Marketing, 277 Southside, Basalt, 927-7080,, helping businesses make sense of their Web and Internet marketing strategies; offering unique products and services such as e-mail marketing, search-engine positioning and Web site development programs. Big O Tires, 51079 Highway 6 & 24, Glenwood Springs, 945-8550; 100 Southside, Basalt, 927-3038; Major brand tires Michelin, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, Cooper, Dunlop; free rotation on all tires, free alignment and safety checks; brakes, tires, shocks, struts, alignments.HealthStyles ExerciseEquipment expandsHealthstyles Exercise Equipment, with five existing retail locations in Colorado, including Glenwood Springs, opened two new locations in Denver this fall. The fitness equipment showrooms are at 84th & 1-25 in Thornton and in the Castle Rock outlet mall. They feature top-quality exercise equipment provided by the Nautilus Health & Fitness Group.HealthStyles Exercise Equipment is committed to providing superior customer service before, during and after the sale. Dave and Jeanne Sheriff opened their first store in Glenwood Springs in 1993. HealthStyles sells its quality commercial lines of exercise equipment to hotels, corporate fitness centers, hospitals, high schools and colleges, and other commercial settings, in addition to serving the consumer with exercise equipment for the home.Malehorn and Kyner attend seminarDave Malehorn and Jeffery Kyner of Professional Auto Body and Frame Inc., 133 Marand Road, Glenwood Springs, attended a two-day seminar in Denver. The first days class focused on maximizing shop flow and improving efficiency. The second days class emphasized finding and keeping good employees through a variety of pay plans and incentives.Silt Fitness Center is OpenThe Silt Fitness Center, Inc. is now open at 2245A Mustang in the Silt Trade Center. The center is owned and operated by Barry L. Bovee and Roxan Jakary. Call 876-5153 for more information.

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