Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisPost IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

In honor of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, participants in the Cancer Coffee Walk and Talk Group spent a morning assembling Chemo Kits for the Valley View Hospital Cancer Center. Chemo Kits are gift bags with products which are helpful to patients going through chemotherapy at the center.The Walk and Talk group meets at 10 a.m. every Thursday in the Valley View Hospital lobby, and is open to any cancer survivors, family members, or those in treatment. Contact Cindy or Nancy at 384-7582.

At halftime of the University of Wyoming Homecoming football game Saturday, Nov. 1, Eric Whiting was presented with the 56th annual Admiral Emory S. Land Trophy, in recognition of the outstanding person or group who has most exhibited excellence in promoting University of Wyoming Athletics, and exemplifying dedication the universitys athletics department. During his internship with marketing and promotions, Eric redesigned the UW Athletics Fan Clubs website; and developed and implemented the promotions, the announcer script, the game day schedule as well as all halftime, pre- and post-game activities including TV coverage for the womens basketball team. He has done the same for the football games this season and will do so again for the upcoming mens basketball season. He has created several media-based advertisements for all the sports as well as the athletic department. Eric is a junior in marketing at the University of Wyoming and the marketing intern for the Wyoming Athletic Department. Eric is the son of Bryan and Kathy Whiting of Glenwood Springs. Eric’s name is engraved on the Admiral Land trophy, which is found in the Hall of Fame Conference Room in the University of Wyoming Athletic Department.

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