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BASALT Black Shack Architects, LLC. of Basalt received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Chapter Award of Citation for the Crown Mountain Park Concessions Building, the first of a number of structures planned for the Crown Mountain Park and Recreational District, located in El Jebel. The project was a stand-out among more than 40 entries from the Western region.During the AIA award presentation, the winning building was celebrated for the project teams ability to rise above expected solutions and inspire with commitment to quality in design. The 2008 AIA Award of Citation is one of multiple awards garnered by Black Shack Architects since its founding in 1990. For more information about the Crown Mountain Park and Recreational District projects, visit

VAIL, Colo. A Colorado stone-masonry company is rebuilding its foundation.The Gallegos Corp. has restructured its management team with the retirement of Glen Gallegos. Gary Woodworth has been promoted to chief operating officer; Jamie Woodworth to president of the mountain plaster/stucco division; and the company has hired Eric Pate as president of the marble/granite division. The Gallegos Corp. has worked on many projects as part of Vails New Dawn, including the Arrabelle, Vail Plaza, Manor Vail, Solaris, Vails Front Door and Willows. The company has also been involved in the development of the Base Village in Snowmass. The Gallegos Corp. is headquartered in Vail, and has offices in Denver; Telluride; Aspen; Lake Tahoe, Calif.; Yellowstone Club, Mont.; and Sun Valley, Idaho.

BASALT Todd Hartley has joined Cadence Marketing as advertising manager. Hartley will be handling all media research, planning, placement and production for Cadences clientele. He has served as advertising coordinator for Morris & Fyrwald Real Estate; design and production coordinator for Mason Morse Real Estate, and production manager for The Aspen Times.Cadence Marketing is a full-service advertising firm located in Basalt that specializes in developing identity, branding and marketing for its clients.

ASPEN Joshua & Co., Aspens affiliate of Christies Great Estates, has added Gary Kelly, Mary Anne Meyer and Julie Ellis.Kelly joins Joshua & Co. after 30 years as a top independent producer in the Roaring Fork Valley. Meyer is a 34-year Aspen local and is a former broker associate of Mason Morse, where she was awarded for exceptional sales volume, 2007 top producer, and a recipient of the 2007 Collaboration and Notable Achievement awards. A past president of the Aspen Board of Realtors and founding member of Realtors for Wilderness, Meyer also is president of the board of trustees of the Aspen Historical Society, a volunteer wilderness ranger with the Forest Conservancy and a mentor with The Aspen Buddy Program. Ellis was a broker associate at Dancing Bear Residences and, before that, a sales/real estate assistant with Rich Wagar Associates. Ellis began her career as a real estate sales associate with Latter & Blum Realtors in New Orleans, La.

ASPEN Donna Di Ianni, first vice president of investments and senior financial advisor in the Aspen office of Merrill Lynch, has been named among Colorados top five wealth advisers. Di Ianni was selected for the honor based on demonstrating industry best practices, as well as a range of qualifications including revenue produced and customer satisfaction.To compile the list, the Denver Business Journal relied on the services of R.J. Shook, an independent, third-party expert, who has been ranking Americas top advisors for more than 10 years in his Winners Circle books. The Winners Circle team vetted each advisor on the list of top wealth advisers through a host of quantitative and qualitative criteria, ranging from assets and revenues managed to experience level, compliance records, client retention reports, customer satisfaction reports and interviews with senior management, peers and customers. The list was published on July 4.Di Ianni has been with Merrill Lynch for 25 years. She is involved in a variety of Aspen area community activities including membership on the board of Schools Need Active Parents (SNAP) and the national council of Jazz Aspen. She previously served on the board of the Aspen Music Festival and School.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS Mountain Family Health Center has added Susan LeDantec Orcutt, FNP, to its team of healthcare providers. She graduated from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Centers School of Nursing in Denver in May of 2007 with a master of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner degree. Prior to that, Orcutt received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Centers School of Nursing, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2003, following completion of her pre-nursing requirements at University of Colorado in Boulder. She has worked at Grand River Medical Center in Rifle, University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, and Boulder Valley Womens Health Center. Mountain Family Health Center is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to providing quality medical care for uninsured and insured patients, with locations in Glenwood Springs and Black Hawk.

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