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Readers Say Thanks

As we celebrate the opening of our new facility, Catholic Charities would like to thank all the contractors and volunteers who worked so hard during the renovation of the old St. Stephen’s Church in Glenwood Springs. Contractors extended many kindnesses to us in various forms. We’d like to thank Leo Jammarron Construction, R & A Electric, FAAS Systems, Best Plumbing, Kevin Hanchett Plaster and Decorating, DM Neuman Construction, Woodpecker Workshop, Carpet One, Glass Unlimited, Colorado HVAC, HP Geotech, Busk Construction, Form Design Architecture, Waste Management, Flat Top Piering, Don’s Welding, and Schmuesser Gordon Meyer Engineering. Volunteers were especially important to the completion of the project with more than a thousand hours donated. Thank you to: Ian McPherson, Vic Kimminau, Arnie Fix, Ray Nelson, EC Quintana, Chris Hale, Pat McGarry, Mac Burnett, Larry Bernat, Jim Brouhard, Kristin & Mike Smith, Ben Ziemann, Jill Ziemann, Theo Pritt, Gustavo Menchaca, Gene Kalmon, Terry Perkins, Peter Jessup, Holly Lynch, Steven Honett, Eric Olander, Tom Kelly, Jeff Bolen, Pat & Lou Gabriel and Tom & Michelle Zancanella. The place looks great and we couldn’t have done it without you.Tom ZiemannDirector, Catholic CharitiesRun for your Life! event a successWe would like to thank the walkers and runners who participated in the Run for your Life! race/walk/run for heart attack and stroke prevention awareness at River Valley Ranch on July 22. The event is sponsored by Glenwood Medical Associates and benefits Valley View Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Center, and the Glenwood Springers Youth Track Club.We are grateful to the volunteers who helped with the event, particularly Mike Kishimoto, Jessica Lorah and Kathy Feinsinger. The post-event raffle included over 30 gift certificates to Russets, 689, The Rock Creek Grill, The Steak Pit, Kaleidoscoops, Through the Looking Glass and May Palace, most of which were donated. Factory Surplus generously donated a raffle prize. Several individual donations and pharmaceutical companies also supported the effort. Special thanks to PJ Jaycox at Tindall-Jaycox Advertising. Most heart attacks and strokes can be prevented. We appreciate the efforts of all who contributed to this important cause. Sincerely,Dave Lorah, M.D., Marty Oppegard, M.D. and Greg Feinsinger, M.D.GMA Heart Attack Prevention Program co-directors

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