Canyon Courier columnist Dr. Ken Cohen was honored this month as the Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Physician of the Year. Cohen is chief medical officer for New West Physicians and has practiced internal medicine at the Evergreen New West office for the past 16 years. He is an experienced physician leader and researcher who has attained local and national recognition for research in the areas of internal medicine and health care quality improvement.
Over a cup of joe a few weeks ago, three women set out to bring some sanity to Evergreen. Jon Stewart, Comedy Central's host of “The Daily Show,” hosted the Rally to Restore Sanity in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, and Katharine Hahn, Suzi Hoffer and Gail Montgomery felt that Evergreen should do the same. Political ads full of venom, conversations leading to screaming matches, and accusations laced with hatred all spoke to a need for a rally.
Thanks to the enthusiastic trick-or-treating youths of Evergreen, soldiers serving in Afghanistan will once again enjoy a huge belated Halloween treat.
The second annual “Give to Get Halloween Candy Bribe-Back” at the Island in Hiwan was an overwhelming success. Just before dusk on Halloween night, Dr. Courtney College, local pediatric dentist, along with many costumed volunteers, set up shop in the middle of the popular trick-or-treating neighborhood. Kids of all ages donated some of their hard-earned candy for soldiers serving overseas.
Lindsey Marie Young and Spencer Hudson Brown are engaged to be married.
Lindsey is the daughter of Kristie (Young) McGuire of Evergreen and Steve Young of Atlanta. Spencer is the son of Cheryl Hastings of Evergreen and Dr. Mark Brown of Maine.
Lindsey is a 2002 Evergreen High School graduate and is employed with The Steadman Clinic of Vail as a private operating room nurse. Spencer is a 1996 Evergreen High School graduate and is employed with NOVA guides in Vail as a back-country guide.
The University of Colorado Buffs has honored Shaye Evans, an eighth-grader at Evergreen Middle School, for great attitude.
Qwest, Fox Sports Network Rocky Mountain and CU have named Evans a 2010-11 Winning Attitude Award winner. Winners are selected from a pool of stories submitted by middle school students explaining how their winning attitude made a difference in their communities. Students are honored for their outstanding efforts in sportsmanship, community involvement and teamwork.