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Locals are invited to thank the most noteworthy fellow citizen of 2009 through the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s Citizen of the Year Award.

Nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award for 2009 are now being accepted.  The award is intended to honor an individual who makes a substantial contribution to Glenwood Springs. As a result of the nominee’s efforts, the community receives notable benefits and becomes a better place to live and work.

All nominees should be involved in active civic participation in the areas of health or human services, education, recreation, arts or cultural improvements, economic development, or community based organizations that contribute to the quality of life in the community.

Nominations may be submitted by anyone in the community and are encouraged from all clubs and organizations. Nominees will be judged in all categories on the basis of community involvement and leadership. The winning citizen of 2009 will be announced at the chamber’s Annual Ball and Auction scheduled for Jan. 30, 2010.

Previous active community members who have been named citizen of the year have come from all walks of life, including:  William Slattery, Steve and Jeanne Beckley, Jim and Mary Nelson, Bob Young, Mary Steinbrecher, Bob Zanella, Don Vanderhoof, Tillie Fischer, Hank Bosco, John Martin, Emmy Neil, Gen Doak, and Dr. Carter and Mrs. Louise Jackson. Last year’s recipient was John Haines.

Nomination forms are posted on the chamber website at glenwoodchamber. com/citizenoftheyear and must be submitted by Dec. 11. For more information, call the chamber at (970) 945-6589.

Kimberly Henrie, owner and general manager of Exclusive Athletic Club, has successfully completed a course focused on the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Facility Standards and Guidelines. The course, offered through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, educates fitness facilities on the high standards and guidelines endorsed by ACSM and currently is being considered as the working model for industrywide voluntary facility compliance. The ACSM Facility Standards and Guidelines address safety, operational practices, risk management, staff management, facility design and construction and member orientation. This course ensures Henrie and the staff at Exclusive Athletic Club are well aware of and striving to meet or exceed health club industry standards. Henrie may be reached at 945-9107 for further information.

Blue Tent Marketing recently announced the hiring of David Lanier as the company’s new director of web development.

David brings an extensive background in web development to his new position at Blue Tent, according to a statement from the company.

“With several years of development experience on the open-source Drupal content management platform, and over 10 years of development and programming experience, David is well positioned to lead the Blue Tent web development team,” the company stated.

Lanier recently relocated to Carbondale from Amarillo, Texas.

Founded in 2002, Blue Tent is a privately-owned Internet marketing agency based in Carbondale.

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