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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Re/Max Select and Stewart Title are offering a free, 11⁄2-hour Foreclosure/Short Sale Workshop, from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1.

Participants will learn what steps can be taken to avoid scams and what the options are, and can talk to a counselor. Attendees should plan to arrive on time and be there for the entire workshop.

The workshops will take place at the Re/Max office, 1010 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 928-8999 for more information.

Aspen Tree Service Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Andy Hollon to its staff. Andy completed a BS degree in forestry and rangeland management from Oklahoma State University. He then continued his education graduating with a master’s degree in plant and soil science. Andy is a certified arborist with nine years experience in arboriculture and 15 years experience in integrated pest management.

Aspen Tree Service has been caring for the trees of the Roaring Fork Valley since 1982, according to President and owner Paul Mansolilli. Andy joins a team of five certified arborists and a board certified master arborist who provide a full range of tree and plant health care services. For more information or to get an estimate, call 963-3070 or e-mail

The latest real estate statistics compiled by Land Title showed an increase in both dollar volume and transactions. Activity was up from both January and February of this year, as well as March of last year. The total dollar volume in the county for the month of March was $24.3 million, an increase of 126 percent from March 2009. The transaction total came in at 61, an increase of 85 percent from March 2009’s transaction total of 33.

Through the month of March in Garfield County, dollar volume is reported at $48.3 million, which is an increase of 16 percent from the same time period in 2009. In addition, the transaction total of 128, this is up 9.4 percent from the same time period last year.

The Glenwood Hot Springs will be ushering in the new spring season with an open house on April 29 from 5-7 p.m. The round-robin style event encourages guests to stop by all the venues including the Spa of the Rockies, the Glenwood Hot Springs Athletic Club, the Sport Shop, the Grill and even the Hot Springs Pool Lobby where there will be live entertainment. The Glenwood Springs High School Jazz Ensemble will put a little spring in everyone’s step and Justin Bosco will keep audiences guessing with his magic tricks. Light refreshments will be served and upon arrival guests can register for drawings to win prizes.

“This is a perfect opportunity to see what’s new at the Glenwood Hot Springs,” said Ann Denney, director of sales and marketing for the landmark property. One new feature is the recently installed steps located in the pool just outside the Athletic Club. The half-moon shaped stairs and new handrails will make entering and exiting the Hot Springs Pool more convenient for Athletic Club members, Spa of the Rockies guests and pool patrons.

The Sport Shop is freshly stocked with warm weather essentials that include swimsuits, sportswear, accessories and more. Open house guests will want to bring their April coupons for 20 percent off their entire purchase. To print a coupon, go to

Stop by the Spa of the Rockies and ask about their version of “mud season.” The Grapeseed Body Revitalizer uses Hungarian mud and cocoa for an indulgent, skin-nourishing treatment that promises to revitalize winter skin. While at the Athletic Club, guests can learn about the multitude of ongoing fitness and nutrition classes available. Those considering a membership will have the opportunity for tours, to talk to members and the Athletic Club director, and to sign up for new short-term 3-month trial memberships or full annual memberships.

Remember the pedestrian bridge connecting downtown Glenwood Springs with the Glenwood Hot Springs is under construction; plan to use the pedestrian/cycling detour or drive to the open house and park in one of the Glenwood Hot Springs lots. For more information about the Glenwood Hot Springs Open House, contact Ann Denney at 945-3324 or e-mail adenney@hotspringspool. com.

RE/MAX Select is proud to announce their Outstanding Agent with Outstanding Results. Wendy Harrison takes the honor for the month of March with the top dollar volume of transactions. Wendy can be contacted at RE/MAX Select 928-8999 or her cell 618-4554.

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