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Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The family of Virginia and F.E. (Bodie) Collins of Glenwood Springs proudly announce the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents, who were married in Virginias maternal grandparents home in Carthage, Texas, on June 4, 1948.In this marriage, they were blessed with sons Mike (Debbie W.), Dan (Lela), Bill (Kim); daughter Janet (Scott) Balcomb; five granddaughters; three grandsons; two step-granddaughters; one step-grandson; two great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson.The couple has resided in this valley since 1965.We are very fortunate to be so close. Thanks for everything. Love you very much.Mike Collins of Basalt, Dan Collins of Carthage, Janet Balcomb of Glenwood Springs, and Bill Collins of Glenwood Springs

Shannon and Anthony Scoggins of San Diego are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Paul Scoggins, May 14, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Coy and Mary Bretthorst of New Castle, and Don and Mary Ann Scoggins of Coeur dAlene, Idaho.

Will and Kary Tardif of Carbondale are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Nikki Ann Tardif, at 1 a.m. April 29, 2008, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches in length at birth.Proud grandparents are Mike and Susan Turgeon of Carbondale, Al and Sherry Tardif of Glenwood Springs, and Wendy Schwichtenberg and Larry Williams of Glenwood Springs.



The Soaring Eagle Choir from Bea Underwood Elementary School in Parachute won the Gold Medal Award at Elitch Gardens in Denver on May 16. The Gold Medal Award is the highest rating given to performing groups at the Great American Parks Music Festival. The choir is under the direction of BUE Music Teacher Jeff Van Devender and its membership comprises BUE fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders.

Sandy Jackson, of the Mount Sopris Conservation District, presents Alia Munger a $1,000 scholarship at the MSCD award dinner May 22.


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