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Readers Say Thanks

Buddy Program cooks up a storm!

We at the Buddy Program have much to be grateful for this time of year and always. We live in a generous community where talented volunteers contribute in a multitude of ways to the positive development of local youth.

We’d like to extend thanks to Francis Stuckens of Green Cuisine. Last week Francis donated his time, ingredients and his expertise to teach a cooking class to 15 local teenage youth. Under his tutelage, students gathered at the Basalt Middle School kitchen to prepare two kinds of soups, roast chicken, pasta with homemade sauce, roast vegetables and apple puff pastry for dessert.

This is the third annual Cooking Workshop offered by the Buddy Program in partnership with professional local chefs, and as one high school student said, “This event is my favorite thing!” Thank you, Francis, and all our amazing volunteers for taking time to make a positive difference in the lives of our valley’s youth.


Brooke Bockelman

Buddy Program LEAD Programs Director

Thank you for keeping our community safe

On Wednesday, November, 11, 2015 a man was spotted dressed in black. He jumped our fence after hours so 911 was called and my excited rant was handled calmly and professionally. Glenwood Police responded in minutes and caught the man in the parking lot of the shopping center next door after a short foot chase. Jim and Ingrid Hawkins and the tenants of Glenwood Self Storage thank all involved for making our community a safe place to live!

Jim and Ingrid Hawkins

Glenwood Self Storage

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