Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs Lions Club has completed another series of Colorado Kidsight Program eye testing for local children aged 2 to 5. Testing is done to help identify any abnormalities that might be present in youngsters vision. Parental written permission is required for each child tested.The Lions Club tested 126 children from the Early Learning Center, Kidzplex, Sopris Elementary Preschool, Childrens Mini College, Holy Cross Preschool, and MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at the First United Methodist Church in April. The photographs have been sent to the Pediatric ophthalmologist at Childrens Hospital in Denver for evaluation and results will be available in about four weeks.

Drew and Kate Shivley of Westminster are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, MacKenzie Addison Shivley, on March 27, 2008. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 181⁄2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Kathy and Gene Trauger of Glenwood Springs, Bob and Sheryl Shivley of Silt, and Lynda and Larry Lee of Manning, S.C. Uncle Tade Shivley of Westminster is keeping a close eye on his little niece.

Dale and Jeannie Faulkner of Silt were married May 3rd, 1958.They met when they were children (seriously, 10 and 7) and have been inseparable ever since. Jeff and Lee Ann Bown of Rifle, David and Claudia Faulkner of Basalt send their love.

Tory Garling of Glenwood Springs, who is pursuing an associate degree in culinary arts from the College of Culinary Arts at the Denver campus of Johnson & Wales University, has been named to the Deans List for the 2008 winter term.Tory is the son of Jill and Chet Garling of Glenwood Springs, and a 2007 graduate of Colorado Rocky Mountain School.

With the support of local donations to fill the boxes with snacks, drinks and toiletries, the Elks will continue this twice a year until they come home. If you would like to donate or have a soldier that you would like to receive a care package, please contact Charlene Jones at 928-8876.

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