Business Briefs March 23, 2015
Leaders at Vicki Lee Green
Vicki Lee Green Realtors congratulates Bonnie Daniels for being the sales person of the month for February. Bonnie has been selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley with Vicki Lee Green Realtors for more than 30 years.
Vicki Lee Green Realtors also congratulates Michelle James for being the listing agent of the month for February. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley. She began selling real estate with Vicki Lee Green Realtors in 1993 and became co-owner of the business in 2004.
Personal trainer receives advanced certification
Midland Fitness personal trainer Jennifer Harbottle has received a certification from The Functional Aging Institute, which qualifies trainers to address issues in regard to exercise for active people aged 40 and up. This qualifies her to assess and prescribe corrective exercise to those who want to safely get and stay active. Quite often, our poor posture and repetitive movement patterns at work and during recreation can create nagging pain or make old injuries even worse. Harbottle can teach you ways to avoid this and help you take positive steps toward pain-free exercise and increased performance in her all-new small group training program called Club Fit. She holds several exercise certifications and has more than 15 years of experience personal training. Contact Jennifer at Midland Fitness, 945-4440.
Johnson joins Colorado Alliance For Environmental Education board
Sarah Johnson, education and outreach coordinator at Roaring Fork Conservancy in Basalt, has recently been elected to the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) board of directors.
Johnson, a practicing environmental educator since 2002, currently provides watershed education and outreach at Roaring Fork Conservancy. She brings a wealth of expertise and experience. Her certifications include NAI Certified Interpretive Guide and NAI Certified Interpretive Trainer, and Colorado Master Certified Environmental Educator. She is active in the environmental education community serving as the volunteer chair the Roaring Fork Valley EE Network and is on the Northwest Colorado Regional EE Leadership Council. Johnson, representing the Western Slope, brings her enthusiasm, strategic big-picture thinking, and her dedication and passion for high quality EE across the state of Colorado to the CAEE board of directors.
The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education represents and supports over 850 environmental education providers throughout Colorado who are all striving to ensure Coloradans have the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about the environment, where we live. CAEE’s board members are responsible for providing leadership to advance the field of environmental education across the state.
Local financial advisor honored for performance
Hollis E. Kelley Jr., who has been an Edward Jones financial advisor in Glenwood Springs since 1998, was recently invited to attend the Edward Jones Managing Partner’s Conference April 22-24 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The prestigious annual event honors the top 350 of the firm’s more than 14,000 financial advisors.
The three-day meeting pools Edward Jones’ most successful financial advisors for a discussion with Jim Weddle, Edward Jones’ managing partner, on issues facing the firm and the financial services industry as a whole. This is the 6th time Kelley has been invited to this event.
Voboril, Kalamaya again named Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars
T.J. Voboril and Ryan Kalamaya, partners at the Roaring Fork law firm Reynolds, Kalamaya, & Voboril, LLC, have been selected to the 2015 Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is Voboril’s third consecutive Rising Stars selection for business litigation, and Kalamaya’s second straight selection for family law and criminal defense.
For more information, visit rkvlaw.com or call 970-236-1246. RKV Law has offices located in Carbondale, Aspen and Avon.
Krick joins Glenwood Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Amy (Daley) Krick has Glenwood Veterinary Clinic as an equine ambulatory veterinarian. Krick grew up on a ranch on Divide Creek south of Silt (daughter of Frank and Sheila Daley). She obtained a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University before attending vet school at Colorado State University, where she completed the MBA/DVM combined program.
Krick and her husband, Nick, have returned to the valley after living in Australia, where she completed an internship in a large equine practice in Sydney and then worked as an equine ambulatory veterinarian for the next two years. They are excited to be back in the Colorado mountains.
Krick does equine ambulatory work, as well as some food animal work, and has extensive experience in equine reproduction, dentistry, radiography, and emergency medicine.
Realtor Alisha Riddile joins Roberts & Michaels
Alisha Riddile has joined Roberts & Michaels Real Estate. With a degree in marketing and communications and experience in human resources, the company says her skill set makes her a perfect match for real estate. Riddile’s experience in the corporate world with negotiation and management gives her a unique perspective. With family in the valley for more than 20 years, Alisha loves the area.
Riddile can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 444-2BUY.
Shop Locally, Support Libraries
Did you know that 1/4 of every penny of sales tax collected by Garfield County funds your public libraries? The Garfield County Libraries want to raise awareness about the positive impacts of shopping locally, and are hosting a prize drawing for those who shop in Carbondale. Bring your sales receipts from Carbondale businesses dated between March 6 and April 3 to the Carbondale Branch Library and be entered in a drawing for goods and services donated by local businesses. The drawing will be held at the library on April 3, and you need not be present to win. The drawing is sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library in conjunction with Roaring Fork Leadership, the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, and businesses throughout Carbondale. For more information call 970-963-2889.
CMC business workshop
Colorado Mountain College offered a new series of business workshops this winter. The final workshop is March 26: Technology Options for Small Businesses. Learn more at http://coloradomtn.edu.
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