Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Coal Ridge High School seniors Darren Mathews and Kyle Simonson have earned this years Friends of the Glenwood Springs Airport scholarships.Mathews will attend Redstone College in Denver, where he will major in avionics, and Simonson will attend Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, where he will major in aviation technology. Each recipient earned a $1,000 scholarship.Friends of the Glenwood Springs Airport, a nonprofit organization established in 2005 by local area pilots and flights enthusiasts, awards up to two scholarships for up to $1,000 each year to academically strong, motivated, and well-rounded graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in aviation or pursue a pilots license.

Jeffrey B. Carlson, president of Glenwood Springs Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, presented a $1,500 grant to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.In addition to serving as president of the Glenwood Springs dealership, Carlson serves on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).

Gil and Marcia Rae Villarreal of New Castle are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ethan Rae Villarreal, born July 22, 2008. Big brothers Lucas, 3, and Nicholas, 14, welcomed Ethan into the family. Ethan was brought into the world in the water, born at home, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.Proud grandparents are Henry and Eva Villarreal of Marble, Linda Cerise of New Castle, and the late John Cerise. Great-grandparents are Joe and Dorothy Sos of Silt, and Eunice Jones of Pasadena, Calif.

Margo Young-Gardey, of Glenwood, turned 50 on Aug. 5, 2008. We love you, Lindsay, Eric and Meredith Nash

Kristopher James Kocmick and Lindi Dree Veo, of Parachute, June 21, 2008

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