Business Spotlight

The Glenwood Hot Springs has named Loretta Ayala as the new Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge Manager. Ayala is a long-time and accomplished member of the hospitality industry having worked for years as group sales manager for East West Resorts and ResortQuest in the Aspen and Snowmass area. Additionally, she has been a co-owner and the Director of Administration for J&J Property, Landscaping and Maintenance. Ayala’s managerial skills and can-do attitude will be a valuable asset in her new position. Ayala brings her experience and expertise to the 107-room Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge where she will be responsible for day-to-day operations as well as for meeting long-term goals. Ayala will also help to maintain fiscal responsibility and conduct the hiring and training of staff to preserve exemplary guest service for all visitors to the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge.”We could not be more pleased with our choice for the manager position at the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge. Loretta’s strong background in hospitality and many years of experience make her the natural choice,” said Kjell Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer for the Glenwood Hot Springs.The legendary Glenwood Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado is home to the world’s largest natural outdoor hot springs pool and continues to draw visitors from around the globe as it has since it was begun in 1888. The warm mineral rich water makes it the ideal place to soak, play and relax all year long.

Brad Knotts joins RE/MAX Select as the newest member of this dynamic sales team. Since coming to Carbondale in 1974, Brad has witnessed our evolution from a collection of quiet rural towns into a vibrant and interdependent valley-wide community. As an avid outdoorsman, Brad values the active lifestyle available to us all, and year round he spends most of his spare time in the mountains hunting, skiing, back and horse packing, biking and just being there. With over 20 years experience working in the ranching and horse industries, Brad is uniquely qualified to assist with ranch, rural, and residential properties.”I am proud to be part of the RE/MAX Select team and affiliated with the RE/MAX organization,” said Brad. “Connecting with RE/MAX will be a significant benefit to my clients, because it has the most powerful and efficient referral system in the business with nearly 100,000 RE/MAX Affiliates in more than 70 countries.”Brad can be reached at RE/MAX Select, located at 1010 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. Call Brad Knotts at 379-4011 or 928-8999. Brad’s listings, and all U.S. home listings in thousands of cities and towns can be found at and each office independently owned and operated.

Anderson’s Clothing, in downtown Glenwood Springs and locally owned and operated since 1974, is extending their operating hours to accommodate all the guys renting tuxedos for prom.Starting the week of April 11, the store hours are Monday-Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Our expert service and personal attention to detail will have you looking your best on prom night.Call, go on line, or stop by the store for all your formal wear needs. 826 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs,, 970.945.6671.

Bath and Body Works in Glenwood Springs is closing. The last day of business will be April 24. Stop in for sale merchandise.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is proud to present the 2010 Annual Awards Gala, honoring achievements of local businesses and individuals, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Aspen Glen Club. Award categories include: ATHENA, ATHENA Young Professional, DECA Entrepreneur of the Year, Bosco Tourism Business of the Year, Green Business of the Year, Philanthropic Business of the Year (small and large business categories), Top Brass Awards and the Chamber Volunteer of the Year. Tickets are $35 per person, and they are available at or by calling the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at (970) 945-6589.

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