Business Briefs August 7, 2017 |

Business Briefs August 7, 2017

From left, Siobahn Milholm with the New Castle Chamber; Ashley Buerger, owner of Afternoon Delight Bakery; and Art Riddile, mayor of New Castle.
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U.S. Chamber institute awards Cristin Barta regent scholarship

The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Cristin Barta, tourism marketing project manager for the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, has been awarded a regent scholarship. Given to professionals across the country, the regent scholarships recognize each recipient for their involvement in industry professional organizations, community service and professional background.

Each of the regent scholarship recipients will attend one of institute’s five sites in 2017. At the completion of the four-year curriculum, each of the recipients will receive the IOM graduate recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management and their commitment to the industry. In addition, all credit hours earned through Institute may be applied toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) industry certification.

Percy joins Castle Valley Children’s Clinic

Dr. Rebecca Percy has joined Castle Valley Children’s Clinic’s New Castle and Carbondale locations. She joins Dr. Carey Levin, DebbieAnne Moeller CPNP and Joan Neff CPNP.

“Dr. Becca” is a Colorado native who has lived and practiced in the valley for the past three years. She grew up in Boulder, Colorado, and attended medical school at the University of Colorado. She completed her specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Utah. Percy is particularly interested in childhood growth and development, wellness and community health. In her free time, she enjoys playing outdoors with her three young children and husband.

Call 970-984-3333 for an appointment. For information go to or follow us on Facebook.

LiveRez teams up with Blizzard Internet Marketing, cloud-based software for professional vacation rental managers, has signed an agreement with Blizzard Internet Marketing of Glenwood Springs to provide LiveRez’s customers with a wide range of digital marketing services.

Blizzard is a leading provider of online marketing services for professional vacation rental managers. As a preferred LiveRez industry partner, the company will become LiveRez’s go-to recommendation for online marketing services for its rapidly growing base of customers.

Afternoon Delight Bakery ribbon cutting

Ashley Buerger operates Afternoon Delight Bakery from her house, making cakes, cupcakes and cookies for all occasions. She recently was at the New Castle Community Market during the wine and beer sampling and made cupcakes with the featured blonde ale. Afternoon Delight Bakery can be reached at (970) 984-6306.

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