Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

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Renee Fuller, of Glenwood Springs, and William Zehr, of New Castle, are pleased to announce their engagement. Renee graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in 2007 and is currently attending CMC. William went to school in Beaver River, N.Y., and currently works for a fire sprinkler service company and the Glenwood Springs Fire Department. Renee’s parents are Rose and Dwayne Pitt of Savannah, Ga., and Greg Fuller of Rifle. William’s parents are Andrew and Sharon Zehr of Castorland, N.Y.

On Saturday, April 24, about 40 Comcast employees, family members and friends rolled up their sleeves at YouthZone, a Colorado nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for youth to be responsible, contributing members of society. Volunteers, such as the ones in the photo, took part in beautification projects at the organization. More than 3,000 Comcast Colorado employees and their family members and friends gave back to their local communities across the state by participating in “Comcast Cares Day.” One of Colorado’s largest single-day corporate volunteerism efforts, Comcast Cares Day matched volunteers with 22 of the state’s nonprofits to contribute a total of more than 18,000 hours of community service.

‘The Intruders’Kristina McGuire, a 17-year-old resident of New Castle, submitted “The Intruders” to the high school and adult division of the Garfield County Libraries’ Graphic Short Story Contest. “The Intruders” is an action-packed tale set in space sometime in the future. From start to finish Kristina’s artistic talent is apparent, and she won high school and adult division that was filled with many other great stories. Visit to view “The Intruders,” it’s a visual delight. Congratulations, Kristina.

Hadley Yellico is the winner of the children’s division (up to age 9) of the Garfield County Libraries’ Graphic Short Story Contest. Hadley’s story features a few people reminiscing about skiing at Sunlight, swimming at the pool, and a dog that puts it all in perspective. There were 20 other wonderful entries in this category, and Hadley did a fantastic job to win. Congratulations, Hadley. To see her story visit

Henry Nadell, a seventh-grade student at Ross Montessori School, has been named the winner of the middle school division of the Garfield County Libraries’ Graphic Short Story Contest. Henry’s story of a neck-tie-wearing alien who crash lands into Sopris Park, beat out 30 other middle school entries to win. “Carbondalien” is filled with humor as the alien walks around town to meet the locals, enjoy a good burger, and becomes the subject of a worldwide news buzz. To see Henry’s story visit Congratulations and great job, Henry.

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