Evergreen resident Claire Roberts and her Bichon, Lulu, have been invited to compete in the American Kennel Club Agility Invitational in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 13-14. The pair will compete against the swiftest, most agile dogs in the country for the top spot in the 12-inch class. This year, 163 breeds from 41 states and five countries will be represented at the Invitational.
Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen has once again paired with Lumberg Elementary for some Random Act of Kindness. In the spring of 2012, RMAE donated almost 1,000 books to Lumberg, an elementary school in Jefferson County with a high population of students needing free or reduced-price lunches.
If Mt. Evans Home Health and Hospice looks good up close and personal, it looks even better by comparison.
To find out how much better, visit www.medicare.gov, click on the “Home Health Compare” page, and see how the mountain area’s nonprofit stacks up. The results are striking — Mount Evans outperforms the vast majority of home health organizations, public and private.
John and Sheryl Fick of Evergreen are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Becca Fick, to Andrew Rauch, son of Jeff and Gwendolyn Rauch, also of Evergreen.
Fick is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in exercise science and a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver with a doctorate in physical therapy. She is currently working as a physical therapist in an outpatient and sports medicine clinic in Fort Collins.
Evergreen resident Kathy Magnani was recently awarded the Frist Humanitarian Award at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center.
Magnani has devoted almost 850 volunteer hours as a "cuddler" in the neonatal intensive-care unit. She also is the sub-coordinator, helping to fill shifts when other volunteers are unavailable. She recently started teaching knitting to ante-partum moms.
The Andy Smith Sr. Memorial Special Needs Golf Tournament at Hiwan Golf Club on July 15 raised more than $35,000 for the Evergreen Park & Recreation District’s special needs programs and two other charities.
Twenty-eight foursomes participated in the tournament, for which NBA player Keith Van Horn was honorary chairman.