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Longtime local joins RE/MAX Premier Properties

RE/MAX Premier Properties announced recently that Bruce Johnson, a longtime Aspen resident, has joined the real estate firm’s downtown Aspen office.

“Bruce brings with him a lifetime of experience living in the Roaring Fork Valley,” a statement from the firm said. “When working with Bruce, clients can count on his fresh and energetic approach to real estate sales and rentals.”

For more information, visit http://www.bruce.johnson.remax

Children’s Hospital Colorado hires PR specialist

Children’s Hospital Colorado has hired local public relations professional Sheryl Barto as corporate and community relations specialist for Aspen and the surrounding areas.

In this role, Barto is responsible for identifying key strategic sponsorship and partnership opportunities, developing and maintaining relationships and building marketing and advocacy programs that support the brand integrity for the mutual benefit of partners within the community, according to a hospital statement.

Barto has 27 years of public relations, community relations and marketing experience in a variety of industries.

“She has a passion for service and understanding the bottom line and has built her expertise through positions with public and private companies,” the hospital statement said.

Barto will continue running her Aspen-based public relations firm, O Communications, which will focus on clients that improve the health and well-being of adults, children and animals, the statement said. She will continue her work with Valley View Hospital, True Nature Healing Arts and the Roaring Fork School District.

Founded in 1908, Children’s Colorado is a pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well-being of children, the statement said. With urgent, emergency and specialty care locations throughout Denver and southern Colorado, including its campus on the Anschutz Medical Campus, Children’s Colorado provides a full spectrum of pediatric specialties. For more information, visit http://www.childrens