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New Glenwood Chamber membersAll Kids Dental, 2624 Grand Ave., Suite 200, specializes in dentistry for children in a fun-loving environment. The colorful designs in its office are sure to put your child at ease. Information: 928-9500.Aspen Cool Ice is located at 112 Park Ave. in Basalt. It specializes in wholesale ice sales and delivery. Information on sales and delivery: 927-4412. Monument Graphics & Communications is located at 359 Colorado Ave., Suite 101A in Grand Junction. It is a full-service advertising and design firm offering strategic consulting, branding, logos, graphic design, Web and e-commerce development through print, multimedia, TV and radio. Information: (970) 242-4311.Hougland and Associates are your local consultant on wildfire hazard and mitigation, fire protection and building codes and fire codes. Information: 384-1221.Pro Sports Polaris, 7258 Highway 82, sells Polaris ATVs, snowmobiles, Victory motorcycles and trailers, clothing and accessories. They are experts in high-altitude power sports, and their goal is to provide quality products and service at an affordable price. Information: 928-0571.Top sellers at Buzick & AssociatesBuzick & Associates announces that real estate brokers Gary Buzick and Selina Sims tied with the most sales for the month of February.New Water Resources directoryColorado Big Country Resource Conservation & Development, a nonprofit conservation organization, announces the formation of a Web-based Water Resources Directory. This readily available, user-friendly directory offers a chance for like-minded businesses, organizations and agencies to cross reference each other for partnering opportunities and information, with the ultimate goal being the protection of area rivers, streams and lakes. A listing in the directorys first annual edition is free.Information: 945-5494 ext. 4; View Hospital labaccreditedThe American Association of Blood Banks has accredited Valley View Hospitals blood-drawing laboratory. Accreditation follows an intensive on-site assessment by specially trained assessors and establishes that the level of medical technical and administrative performance within the facility meets or exceeds the standards set by AABB.Wells Fargo Banknames new officersTara N. Borich of the Glenwood Springs branch and Veronica Worley of the Carbondale branch are new Wells Fargo Bank officers. Wells Fargo Bank in Colorado serves more than 600,000 customers in more than 55 statewide communities.That Lawn Companyopen for businessLeroy Brandt, who has worked in professional lawn fertilizing and weed control in the valley for more than 20 years, recently opened That Lawn Company. Based in New Castle, the company will offer lawn fertilizing and weed control services from Aspen to Battlement Mesa with free estimates. Info: 945-5662.Dempsey joins GO! NetworksDavid Dempsey has joined GO! Networks as a business technology consultant. Prior to working for GO! Networks, Dempsey was a consultant with his primary focus on information technology and telecommunications and served as the information technology manager for the Vail Valley Chamber and Tourism Bureau. He holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Colorado with an emphasis in information systems.GO! Networks has offices in the Roaring Fork, Vail and Grand valleys. Its goal is to provide cost-effective and timely services to meet all of the technology needs of small- and medium-sized businesses and institutions on the Western Slope.Artists new Web siteArtist Mary Noone of Glenwood Springs announces a new Web site that displays and sells her work, which includes original acrylic landscapes, mostly of the Roaring Fork Valley, and limited-edition prints and cards. Her Web site is breeder recognizedDavid Danciger of Carbondale has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having three registered Angus cows listed in the associations 2004 Pathfinder Report. The annual report identifies superior Angus cows based upon recorded performance traits that are economically important to efficient beef production. Information: FamilyHealth Center honoredThe Colorado Community Health Network honored Mountain Family Health Center of Glenwood Springs at an awards ceremony and reception earlier this month. The center was recognized for its participation in the Healthy Woman Outreach Project, the Health Disparities Collaboratives and the CCHN Immunization Review.KJCT News 8 wins awardsWestern Colorados local ABC affiliate, KJCT News 8, was recognized by the Colorado Broadcasters Association at the 2004 Annual Awards of Excellence in Denver on March 20. KJCT News 8 took home 15 first-place awards and 15 awards of excellence.U.S. Bank namesnew regional presidentU.S. Bank has named Steve Gunderson the regional market president for Western Colorado. Previously, Gunderson was vice president for U.S. Banks commercial banking team in Boise, Idaho. He is now responsible for supervising and managing all U.S. Bank activities in the western Colorado community bank market. Gunderson succeeds Doug Aden, who is retiring. Hahnenberg newfire management officerThe Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management named Bill Hahnenberg the new Upper Colorado River fire management officer. His district includes the Bureau of Land Management lands from the Utah border to the Eisenhower Tunnel. He most recently served as the White River National Forest District Ranger in Meeker, a position he held for more than 14 years. He spent nine years as a district ranger on the Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri.Slattery winsSub-Zero contestRobin Slattery, owner of Modern Kitchen Center, is the 2002/03 regional winner of the Sub-Zero/Wolf Kitchen Design Contest. Slattery is one of only a few Certified Kitchen Designers in the area; she has been in the kitchen and bath design business for 16 years. Slattery will be traveling to Scottsdale, Ariz. where her winning design will be placed in the final international awards contest. Modern Kitchen Center has been in business for more than 26 years and was founded by Robins father, Bill Slattery.Learn more about HIPAA deadlineBy April 14, most small employers will be expected by law to meet the privacy requirements established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The new regulations allow both civil and criminal penalties for privacy violations and are expected to have some degree of impact on all employers offering a group health plan, regardless of size. For more information on the acts implications, contact or

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