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Readers Say Thanks

On June 4, a seven-foot crabapple tree was planted at Sopris Elementary as a gift to the future students of SES in hopes that as their educational aspirations grow so will this tree to shade them in their learning. We would like to thank everyone that played a role in this effort. From fundraising, to shoveling dirt, we couldn’t have done it without the following: the fifth-graders and their families who donated money; the Cannellas and Russo’s Pizza for the Family Pizza Night Fundraiser; the Macaulays for finding the perfect tree; the Stepniewskis, who made the tree planting a success; the Hagans, Mazzottas, Urens and Dixons for helping plant the tree; and Planted Earth for delivering the tree. SES has played a vital role in so exceptionally molding and educating all of our children, and we wish the best to the future students at SES.Thank You!

The graduating Class of 2013 (formerly known as the eighth-graders at GSMS) would like to extend a great big thank-you to our wonderful and supportive business community. Their support made our “Continuation Celebration” at the Glenwood Springs Middle School a lasting memory and successful event. Please patronize our local businesses that are so continuously supportive of our kids and community:Colorado Candies; Versatile Productions Inc; Gran Farnum Printing; McDonald’s; Wendy’s; Taco Bell; Mr. T’s; Hot Springs Lodge & Pool; Yampah Spa; Glenwood Caverns; Springs Theatre; Glenwood Springs Mall; Glenwood Springs Community Center; Johnson Park; Sunlight Bike and Sport; Ski Sunlight; Juicy Lucy Steak House; Burning Mountain Bowl; Chili’s; Brew Pub; Sunshine Travel; Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association; Downtown Drug; Alpine Tire; Roaring Fork Outfitters; Mountainview Tree Farm; Holy Cross Electric; GSHS Booster Club; Lisa Orosz; Savy Nails; Faceology; Planted Earth; Glenwood Gardens; Glenwood Springs Post Independent; and Indoor Air. And last but not least … thank you to all the eighth-grade parents, GSMS teachers and school staff that helped make this event such a success. We could not have done it without you.Cheryl Beanchairperson

I performed in an amazing event last night. And it was absolutely free. I heard poetry, comedy, vocalists, pianists, guitarists and even a heavy metal rock band.I saw gymnastics and Taekwondo performances. All were outstanding. It was the Talent Show at the Glenwood Springs Library for local teens and tweens, an absolutely wonderful gathering of local youth and community members who love to support youth energy. Many, many thanks to the all staff of the Glenwood Springs Library for supporting our teens and tweens through reading programs, teen and tween advisory groups and really fun events such as the Talent Show. I think that I can speak for everyone when I say “Pam Rules!” and to especially thank Pam Robinson, who is very nice and puts a lot of effort into our teen and tween community. She has made the library a more fun place for everyone.Sincerely,Olivia DixonGlenwood Springs

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