Memories & Milestones
I would like to thank the following people for helping me complete my Eagle project: Jeff Close, Erick Pederson, Bob Holmes, Mark Holmes, Bill Holmes, Tom Dykema, Russ Brown, Dana Snyder, Mike Bodrogi, Adam Bodrogi, Lou Bini, Kevin Snyder, Barb Hauptli, Mason Hauptli, Ben Birkenfeld, Justin Bosco, Jared from Rivendell Sod Farm, and Virgil from the CARE shelter. I would also like to thank the following companies for their generous donations: Eagle Crest Nursery, Rivendell Sod Farm, Vogelman West Masonry, Wind River Trees, Big John’s Ace Hardware, Holmes Concrete and Grand Junction Pipe. I would also like to give a big thanks to the CARE shelter, especially Worth Carroll, and everyone there for letting me do this project there and for their daily support. Most importantly I would like to thank my parents for all of their time, effort and support dedicated to this project. Without the help of all the people listed, my Eagle Project never would have happened.Sincerely,Bobby PettsEagle Scout candidate, Troop 225
Lukas Jae Verhaeren was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction on July 30, 2009. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Jan Verhaeren and Christy Falkner.
Avery Morgan Thompson was born on Aug. 6, 2009, at 8:03 p.m. Avery weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches at birth.Her proud parents are Brian and Aly Thompson.Avery is welcomed by her sister Tori, grandparents Sara and Dave Carter of Glenwood Springs, and Judy Rochman of Montgomery, Ala.
Daniel and Laurie Diaz of Rifle, Bob and Sue Hauck of Rifle, and Al and Bonnie Szary of Salt Lake City are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Alicia Diaz and Jason Hauck. Alicia is a 2002 graduate of Rifle High School, and Jason is a 1998 graduate of Rifle High School.A spring wedding is planned.
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