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Edited by Ryan Graff

The two Glenwood Springs U12 Boys teams joined together with their coaches and referees for a group photo just before the championship match in the Glenwood Springs Soccer Club Jamboree on Oct. 3 at CMC’s Spring Valley Campus. Both teams advanced through round-robin play and won semifinal matches to earn a berth in the finals. In the end, though, only one team could be champs, and the Glenwood Blue team won, 4-1. The boys represented the best of youth soccer as the match was played with skill and excellent sportsmanship.

After nearly a dozen years presenting educational programs for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s Aspen Affiliate, Annette Roberts-Gray is passing the pink ribbon to Abby Lochhead, long-time local nurse practitioner and a strong advocate of women’s health issues.

Annette will be spending more time making and showing her pottery. She and her husband, Andrew, a frame-maker and fellow artist, are participating in the annual Valley Studio Tour this coming weekend. Roberts-Gray Studios, in West Glenwood, is the first stop on the tour.

Abby, who lost her mother to complications from breast cancer in February, reminds us that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Information: Abby or the Komen office, 920-0250.

Long-time Crystal River Elementary School kindergarten teacher Sydney McBrayer got $50 from Parent Teacher League members Ann Gianinetti and Jodi Provost. The PTL group’s from CRES and Carbondale Elementary, gave each district teacher at the two schools $50 from the PTL fund for the teachers to use.

Parent volunteers also picked crab apples from the trees in front of CES to make crab apple jelly and sauce for the teachers. Community members who would like to get involved in the PTL activities can contact Ann at 963-0161.


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