Memories & Milestones
Cindy Stark-Stewart celebrated her 52nd birthday while participating in the 39th annual RAGBRAI cycling event in Iowa.RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is held each year during the last week of July. Cyclists begin by dipping their back tire into the Missouri River and ride across Iowa (with temperatures typically exceeding 100 degrees) to dip their front tire into the Mississippi River. This year’s route started in Glenwood, Iowa, on July 24 and finished in Davenport, Iowa, on July 30. Not only did Cindy ride all of the 450-mile route, she and teammates from Team FCA Endurance completed the Karras Century Loop, which consisted of riding 100 miles in one day. The total distance rode was 479.2 miles, with an average of 68 miles per day. Hope you had a wonderful birthday. We are so proud of you.
Todd and Nicole Zoerink of New Castle are proud to announce the birth of their son, Nash Brennan Zoerink, at 12:39 a.m. Aug. 16, 2011. Nash joins Cade, age 2.Nash weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long at birth.Grandparents are Gabe and Beth Wilch of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Pat and Dennis Zoerink, also of Sioux Falls, S.D.The parents would like to send a special thank-you to the staff at the Valley View Hospital neonatal intensive care unit for all their great care.
Jerry and Cassie Slafkes of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Henry William Slafkes, at 5:25 a.m. July 20, 2011.Henry weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 181⁄2 inches long at birth.Grandparents are Barry and Darcy Croissant of Glenwood Springs and Cathy Kirkpatrick of Greeley, and the late Fred Slafkes. Dad is excited to have a new little helper in the garage.
Vera Diemoz, Happy 100 years on Sept. 1, 2011.We will celebrate with cake and punch from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the St. Stephen’s Church basement, 1885 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs.Please bring no gifts. Your presence is what Vera will enjoy to make her day special.
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