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Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Submitted photoIntensive studyGlenwood Dance Academy recently completed its second master teacher summer intensive with visiting Denver ballet instructor David Taylor. About 20 students participated in this two-week program with daily classes in ballet, tap, jazz, character, modern, pilates and stage make-up.

Vanessa G. and Steven M. Smith of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelyn Rose Smith, at 2:03 a.m. Aug. 12, 2007, at Aspen Valley Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8.7 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.Older siblings are Trevor Ryan Smith, 7, and Lindsey Rae Smith, 4.Proud grandparents are Stephen and Beth Acker of Bonners Ferry, Idaho; Harold and Linda Smith of Silt; Susan Albright of Old Snowmass; and Tom Albright of Carbondale.

Nate and Joy Lynn Leuallen of Rifle are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cody Jered Leuallen, at 3:25 p.m. July 31, 2007, at Valley View Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth. His sister Stephony and brother Beau thinks he’s the best thing in the world. Proud grandparents are Roger and Cindy Chelewski of Silt, and Pam Leuallen from Battlement Mesa; great-grandparents Doris (Ed) Chelewski of Rifle, Dwayne and Cathy Jones of Silt, Kenny (Irene) Ash of Grand Junction, and Chuck and Fran Leuallen of Battlement Mesa.

Michelle and Charles Hackett of Merrimac, Mass., are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel Lawrence Hackett at 2:45 p.m. Aug. 9, 2007, in Exeter, N.H. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 1912 inches long at birth.Big sister Audrey, 212, welcomed him into the family.Proud grandparents are Phyllis Hackett of Glenwood Springs; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Addario of Exeter; and great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. “Willie” Robidoux of Rochdale, Mass.

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