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The Mt. Sopris Rotary Club of Carbondale (formerly Aspen Glen Rotary) recently honored its commitment to the Childhelp River Bridge Center in Glenwood Springs with a check for $4,300 from the club’s annual golf tournament fundraiser. Rotary District Governor Steve Berg and his wife, Mary, were visiting and toured the center. Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario, Garfield County Commissioner Trsi Houpt and Sex Assault Nurse Examiner Lauren Gueriera were among the original group of the center’s supporters in attendance at the Aug. 19 presentation. Childhelp River Bridge is a private/public partnership with Garfield County Department of Human Services, serving Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties, utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach in all aspects of child sexual abuse: investigation, treatment, advocacy and prosecution of offenders. In 2009, the CRB team investigated 139 alleged sexual abuse cases involving victims between 3 and 18 years of age.

Collin Stewart of Carbondale has been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for fall semester 2010.Stewart qualified for the academic honors society by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.75 during the semester.Founded in 1890, Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university enrolls approximately 2,700 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs at its campus in Spokane, Wash.

Brandon Wallace and Mallory Canterbury of Basalt became parents to a baby boy on July 31, 2010.Royce Edward Wallace was born at Valley View Hospital. His grandparents are Bruce and Barbara Wallace, and Mike McDaniel and Julie Canterbury of Carbondale, Chico, Calif., and Rye, Colo. Great-grandparents are Ann Wallace and Eleanor Haring of Denver and Cedaredge.

Local artist Fred “Lightning Heart” Haberlein donated a mural depicting the geology of western Colorado to the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center where he taught art classes for 18 years. Haberlein began working on the piece during a drawing and painting demonstration to CMC students. The mural hangs in the newly-remodeled third floor atrium which will welcome students back for fall classes on Aug. 30.

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