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The Basalt-based firm of Hagman Architects was honored by the Colorado West division of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for their design of the Snowmass Recreation Center. The judges noted the applications of sustainable and green technologies utilized in the design of the community space, exceeding the county’s rigorous and required point system.

To learn more about Hagman’s designs, please visit or call 927-3822.

Roaring Fork Valley Co-op contributed prizes to the June 2 WRCA Vail Valley Championship Ranch Rodeo held at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo on June 1-3 in Eagle.

Each ranch rodeo participant received a pair of roping gloves and a scarf, and every member of the champion team wins a prize package from the co-op including a saddle blanket, rope halter and lead, stirrup and curb straps, hondo and set of bell boots.

The Vail Valley Championship Ranch Rodeo is fully sanctioned by the Working Ranch Cowboys Association and is a qualifying event for the 2007 WRCA World Championship.

Community Bankshares Inc., the parent company for Community Banks of Colorado and Community Banks of Northern California, has become the first U.S. bank to join 1% For The Planet, an alliance of companies committed to leveraging their resources to create a healthier planet. Members donate at least 1 percent of their annual sales revenue to environmental organizations worldwide. The alliance aims to prove that taking environmental responsibility is good for business.

For more information about 1% For The Planet, please visit

Glenwood Springs resident Angela Wurtsmith recently started her own AtHome America business, a direct seller of home decorating accents.

For more than 20 years, AtHome America has been decorating homes through home shows with an extensive collection of stylish and affordable accessories, designed with family in mind.

For more information, contact Angela at 945-0300 or

Springs Travel’s new office location is 1001 Grand Ave., Suite 106, in the Tamarack Building.

The phone numbers remain the same, and the business still offers full-service travel packages, airline tickets, cruises and more. Come see us in our new office. The office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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