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Memories & Milestones

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

On Saturday, July 28, the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club hosted its 58th annual pancake breakfast, one of its two major fundraisers to support kids and teens in our community. Jeff Leonard, Kiwanis organizer of the event, said that almost 30 Kiwanians participated in serving more than 800 people. “It was another successful breakfast,” Leonard said. Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club has also been invited to provide pancake breakfasts at the Garfield County Fair in Rifle from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. The grill will be set up near the food vendors and Kids Zone.

Bill and Judy Slattery of Glenwood Springs will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on Sunday, Aug. 12, at St. Stephen Church in Glenwood Springs.Both Bill and Judy grew up in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. They were wed at St. Peter and Paul Church in Wisconsin Rapids on Aug. 11, 1962. For their honeymoon, they drove to Colorado to start their new life as a couple. Meeting many wonderful people in Glenwood Springs, they decided this was the perfect place to raise their family.Their children are Robin (husband: Chris) McComas, Cindy (husband: Jack) Warkentin and Susan (husband: Grady) Artaz. Their grandchildren are Kevin, Kelsey and Lexie Warkentin and Dusty and Garrett Artaz.Judy is a wife and loving mother-homemaker. She was previously very active in Girl Scouts with her children, while still finding time to attend all of their athletic and scholastic achievements.Bill owned and operated Modern Cabinet shop for 49 years. He has been very active in the community with memberships in Kiwanis’ Knights of Columbus, and other organizations. He won the citizen of the year award in 2007.

Ashley Dolan, originally of Rapid City, S.D., and Joshua Kauffman, originally of Portland, Ore., were married June 16, 2012, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs, with Father Cliff McMillan presiding.Ashley is the daughter of David and Kim Dolan and works as a chiropractor at Sopris Chiropractic in Carbondale and Basalt.Joshua is the son of Greg Kauffman and Diane Broehl and works at Homecare and Hospice of the Valley.The reception was at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Guests from East Coast to West Coast and lots of places in-between descended upon the Roaring Fork Valley. The couple honeymooned in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and now live in Glenwood Springs.

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