Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

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Congratulations to William “Bill” Kaufman for his 50 years of dedicated service and commitment to the legal community and continued representation of injured workers. To honor this achievement, Michael Bender, chief justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, presented Kaufman with the 50 Years of Service in the Legal Profession Award. In addition, Kaufman was awarded the prestigious Peter Craven Memorial Award by the members of the 9th Judicial District Bar Association.On Thursday, Dec. 6, Kaufman will receive the Judge Peter Craven Memorial Award at the group’s annual holiday party hosted at the Glenwood Canyon Brewpub.

Mikaela Liotta, a student at Kent School in Kent, Conn., was named to the honor roll for the fall term of 2012-2013. Liotta is the child of Ferdinand Liotta of Carbondale and Sarah Ludington of Glenwood Springs.

Hillary Johnson, of Carbondale, has been named to the Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean’s List.

The November Thanksgiving Children sixth annual birthday dinner was held this year at Russo’s Restaurant. “Queen Dorothy,” in pink, and her husband, “His Lordship Dale Snearly,” front left, turn 90 this year. Roger Wulf is now 82, Rich Leety is 78, Steve Rice 65, Pat Seydel, 62, and the new kid in the group, Charis Chaldwell, front right, is 52. Happy birthday!

Mary Linda Vawter, and her faithful “reindeer” Bella, donated their time to ring the bell for the Salvation Army at Walmart in Glenwood Springs on Nov. 30, on behalf of the Rotary Clubs of Glenwood Springs.

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