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Tracey Yajko and her partner Teal

Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley is pleased to announce two pet partner teams recently passed their Delta Pet Partner certification: Tracey Yajko and her partner Teal, and Britton Nieslanik and her partner Haley.Heeling Partners is a nonprofit volunteer organization which consists of pet partner teams that visit patients at Valley View Hospital and participate in the READ literacy program at local elementary schools.For information, contact Sandi Jaffrey at 927-1668.

Springs Travel, 318 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs, was recently awarded premiere status with Apple Vacations. Owners Doug and Cindy Dobbin attended the Apple Awards Banquet at the Brown Palace in Denver, along with other top-selling agencies from Colorado and Wyoming. Springs Travel was ranked as one of the top 50 agencies who gained Preferred Agency status. The recognition is based on the number of passengers sent to destinations which are served by Apple Vacations.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is pleased to announce that Mike Picore has joined the Glenwood Springs team, in the Home Credit Solutions team with Nicole King. He brings excellent customer service and almost seven years of banking experience in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Debbie Giorno and Lisa Palardy, owners of Prestigious Property Management, held a grand opening May 10 for their new business, which specializes in residential and commercial sales and management. Prestigious Property Management is located in Rifle at 818 Taughenbaugh Blvd. Phone 625-4792.

Kum and Go, the 20th largest convenience store chain in the nation, opened another location in Battlement Mesa late last month.Located at 10 Stone Quarry Road, the 3,600-square-foot store will have the distinction of being the only convenience store in Battlement Mesa to sell diesel fuel. The new store will be the 20th to open in Colorado and will be managed by Mike Breen.The store also has a cafe, and will serve pizza, burgers, chicken, deli sandwiches, and baked goods.

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