Business Briefs December 19, 2016 |

Business Briefs December 19, 2016

From left, Black Hills Energy gas operations supervisor Todd Ellsworth, Roaring Fork School District COO Jeff Gatlin, and Black Hills Energy gas operations supervisor Ryan Echer.
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Korbel certified by International Coaching Federation

Change and new beginnings can be a beautiful experience. Deborah Korbel completed many hours of study and coaching practical with iPEC to receive accreditation with the International Coaching Federation as a certified professional coach and an energy leadership index master practitioner this fall. Korbel, of “Bountiful Blissful Beginnings,” specializes in transition coaching with an emphasis on entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, small business managers and team leaders. Korbel is former longtime owner of Paradise Day Spa. Call Deborah for a free session at 970-948-8612 and visit

Personal trainer Victor Mauro joins Exclusive Athletic Club

Victor Mauro has joined Exclusive Athletic Club as a personal trainer. He has had a successful personal training practice in Montana and is relocating to New Castle. Mauro has been training clients of all fitness backgrounds since 2013. He specializes in hypertrophy training, weight loss, strength/muscular conditioning and functional training. He attends school online pursuing his BAS in exercise science, while working as a trainer full time. When Victor isn’t at the gym or hitting the books, he enjoys kayaking, hiking, camping, fishing, dirt biking and snowboarding.

Call 970-945-9107 to book an appointment.

Black Hills supports RFSD

Black Hills Energy awarded the Roaring Fork School District with a nearly $40,000 check in recognition of energy efficiency efforts and participation in the company’s energy efficiency rebate program. Through its proactive energy efficiency efforts, the district achieved a savings of 18,943 therms. By school, savings were as follows: Basalt High School saved 5,867 therms for an incentive of $10,656; Sopris Elementary saved 4,092 therms for an incentive of $7,433; Crystal River Elementary saved 7,152 therms for an incentive of $18,390; and Red Brick saved 1,832 therms for an incentive of $3,327.

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