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Mountain Mailbag

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

A little over a month ago, Adriana Corral-Lomonaco gave birth to her son, Diego. She had previously been diagnosed with cancer. She was forced into labor early, due to the cancer, which also created complications with the baby. She is now having to undergo radiation treatments. Their medical bills continue to grow.The Adriana Corral-Lomonaco Guitterez Medical Donation Fund has been established by Adriana’s friends at Alpine Bank to help with these medical bills. Donations may be made at any Alpine Bank.Please help make a difference for Adriana and baby Diego.

Bill Scoggins, who has served in the business community of the Western Slope since 1981, is retiring. Bill served as president of Regional Bank of Rifle, and then First National Bank of Rifle for many years, and for the last 12 years in real estate as managing broker of Century 21 Real Estate. His first wife, Mary, who passed away in 2001, taught school in Rifle for 20 years.Bill and his wife of 212 years, Judy, would like to invite all friends, co-workers, clients, and customers to drop by their home from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at 1468 Jays Drive in Rifle, for fellowship and refreshments. They respectfully request no gifts, please. Your presence will be their joy.

Glenwood Springs High School graduates Katie Heuer and Colby Caple have earned this year’s Friends of the Glenwood Springs Airport scholarships.Heuer will attend the University of North Dakota to pursue a degree in commercial aviation, and Caple will study aeronautical engineering at the University of Colorado.

Friends of the Glenwood Springs Airport, a nonprofit organization established in 2005 by local area pilots and flight 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 pilot’s license.

Brian and Sam Klowas of Parachute are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ruby Breslyn Klowas, at 2:06 a.m. July 13, 2007, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 1912 inches long at birth.Nine-year-old half-sister Erin welcomed her home.

Their sons Trenton and Craig Tharp, Zachary Coombs, Greg, Chris, David, Adam, and Jeff Westhoff, and daughter Jennifer Estrada/Crossens are all soldiers having served or are currently deployed in Iraq.

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