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Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Franke of Glenwood Springs would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Crystal Lee Franke to Scott Joseph Maughan, son of Jerry Maughan of Chicago, Ill., and Jeff and Rebecca Lewis of Cedar Lake, Ind. Crystal is a 1995 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School; Scott graduated from Barrington High School in Barrington, Ill. in 1995. The couple will be married on May 29, 2004, in Steamboat Springs, where they have been living for the past eight years.

We should take a moment to honor Rebecca Palmer, a fourth-grade student at Kathryn Senor Elementary in New Castle, who recently took second place in a statewide creative writing contest. Rebecca was recognized in Denver for her story, “Hamster Hall.” Her parents would like to thank her teacher, Mrs. Knighton for providing her with the encourage

Members of Xi Sigma recently presented a check for $1,000 to Cheryl Warder of Friends of the Glenwood Springs Library. The money, to be used for new books and the Summer Reading Program, was presented on behalf of former Children’s Librarian Carol Van Why, also a member of Xi Sigma until her death in 1992. Pictured are, from left, Linda Neil and Nancy Barbee of Xi Sigma, Cheryl Warder of Friends of the Glenwood Springs Library, Lilas Robinson, president of Xi Sigma, and Linda Beckwith, Xi Sigma member.

EnCana Oil and Gas public affairs staff member Sherry Long presents YouthZone president Hollis E. Kelley Jr. and Debbie Wilde, executive director of YouthZone,with a $10,000 donation. The YouthZone Foundation was established in 2001 to serve as a significant funding source for the development of YouthZone programs to benefit youth and build a better community in western Colorado.

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