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McElroy Award nominations sought

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:21pm
Do you know someone who exemplifies service to healthcare and whose contributions to Grand County need recognition?The Grand County Rural Health Network is accepting nominations for the 2015 Therese McElroy Award for Excellence in Healthcare Service. The criteria are simple: In at least 500 words, tell us about someone who best personifies service in healthcare and would be a worthy role model to be emulated by others.Therese McElroy, RN was honored with the first ever award in 2013 for 50 years of service, most of which was in Grand County. We believe McElroy is our modern-day “Nursey Young”; she is …

Disney workshop in Grand Lake aims to enhance customer service

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:41pm
“The Disney Way,” written by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, talks about, “Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company.”In the entertainment industry, Disney is synonymous with customer service. If you’ve visited one of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, you likely have experienced what it means to be treated like a guest, instead of a customer or client.When Samantha Miller, Executive Director the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce, and DiAnn Butler, Economic Development Coordinator, started talking about a customer service workshop, little did they know that one of the leading experts on how Disney does customer service would …

Brower: Building strong communities, one entrepreneur at a time

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:33pm
It’s been more than seven years since I was the publisher and editor at the Grand County newspapers. And yet, people want to know: Brower, what is it that you’re doing these days?When I say I’m an Enterprise Facilitator for the Grand Enterprise Initiative I can see that I’ve really raised more questions than answers. Many times, the facial expression I see could be summarized by a large and emphatic question mark.So I simplify it. I say I’m a business management coach. I provide free and confidential business management coaching to anyone who wants to start or expand a business …

Hot Sulphur Springs tree program gets growing

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:17pm
Hot Sulphur Springs’ new tree program takes root on Saturday, May 16, with seedlings from the Colorado State Forest Service being made available free of charge to the town’s residents.The seedling sendoff will be from 10 a.m. until noon at the HSS Community Garden in Town Park near the tennis courts and water treatment plant.Several varieties of conifers are among the selections, as well as deciduous seedlings like cottonwood and aspen. The limit is two trees per resident, although heartfelt appeals for more will be considered. Bring a bucket to take home a load of good planting soil.The tree program …

Skier injured in avalanche near Berthoud Pass

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:09pm
Grand County Search and Rescue evacuated a 46-year-old male skier who was injured in an avalanche near Current Creek on Berthoud Pass on Sunday afternoon, May 10.The skier had been caught in an avalanche and sustained a knee injury that prevented him from skiing out, according to information released by GCSAR. The avalanche occurred in Moonlight Basin. GCSAR responded with 12 members, four MMRT members from Grand County EMS, and a deputy from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.GCSAR met three members of the party at Current Creek, and quickly learned that two skiers were caught, one injured, and the injured …

Grand County Real Estate Transactions, May 3-9, 2015

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:37pm
Grand County transactions May 3-9Winter Park Lodge II Bldg A, Unit 202, Bldg F – Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association to Sara Christine Hayes Niesyty and Gregg Niesyty, $145,000Inn at SilverCreek PH I Condo Unit 117 – Ruben Valdez to Soonie Suh, $22,500Stagecoach Meadows Sub Lot 60 – Kenneth Ostrov to Melinda and James Williams III, $152,900Cozens Meadow at Grand Park Lot 26 – Grand Park Homes LLC to Rhodri and Rachel Leach, $551,450Lakota Flg 6, Tract E, Lot 18 – Alpine Glow LLC to Joseph and Joyce Dominguez, $138,000Lakota Flg 6, Tract E, Lot 18 Week C – …