Memories & Milestones
Carbondale Taekwondo students advance in rankOn Aug. 13, Sahn Taekwondo held its quarterly Belt Promotion Test at the Breckenridge Recreation Center.With more than 100 participants testing from the Sahn’s four locations, the Carbondale Sahn Taekwondo School had a great representation with 14 students testing for promotion in color belt ranks. Carbondale school instructor Cedar Rose Guelberth was promoted to International Kukkiwon 2nd Dan Black Belt. Carbondale student Katie Bohannan, 10, was awarded the prestigious Traveling Trophy. The trophy is given to the student that best excels at testing, represents leadership skills and hard work in class, and follows the tenets of Taekwondo: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit. Several students were nominated for the trophy, including Kelvin and Robin Requeo from Carbondale.Carbondale classes are offered Tuesday and Thursday through the Carbondale Recreation Center. Students will begin training for their next level in hopes to be invited to the next promotion to be held Nov. 12. For more information call Rose at 970-948-8774 or see Sahn Taekwondo on facebook or the website Sahntkd.com.Congratulations to Katie and to the following students who were promoted to their next rank: Kelvin Requeo, Chandra Bohannan, Katie Bohannan, Robin Requeo, Jose Pedro Felix, Jaime Lopez, Stacey Marquez, Moises Camargo, Helen Salas, Kayte Marquez, Mark Kazasch, Rodrigo Camargo, Asher Owsensby and Briseyda Camargo.
In September the Pregnancy Resource Center drew the winners of the Celebrate Life Raffle. Jessica Hawkins was the winner of the unique batik quilt that was made by the Carbondale and Glenwood Quilting guilds and hand quilted by Carol Spinniken. Jessica, in the true spirit of giving, gave the quilt back to the PRC, which in turn has given it to the pregnancy center in Traverse City, Mich., Spinniken’s local community, where they will also raffle the quilt to raise funds for their organization. The Pregnancy Resource Center of Glenwood and Rifle raised nearly $11,000, which goes to support anyone in our community with pregnancy related needs.
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