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Maren Schreiber honored for her work with special needs population

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Wednesday, October 15th, many who appreciate the work of Maren Schreiber gathered at Mt. Vernon Country Club to celebrate her many contributions to the community.  

Spearheaded by the Mountain Foothills Rotary Club and Blue Spruce Kiwanis, the party was a one-of-a-kind honor for a one-of-a-kind person.  

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Evergreen Town Hall Meeting

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You are invited to an Evergreen Town Hall Meeting presented by Evergreen Pathfinders on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Evergreen Lake House.

Presenters:

  • Bob Walter, Manager - Evergreen Medical Services
  • Joan Mickelson, Chair - Evergreen Creative District
  • Dean Dalvit, President of Downtown Evergreen - Status of Trails
  • Kathleen O’Leary, Director - Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity
  • Bruce Thoms & Ken Carlson, Volunteers of the Year - EChO Jobs Program
  • Dan McMinimee, Superintendent - JeffCo Public Schools
  • Ted Mink, Sheriff and Cheri Gerou, State Rep. - Special Recognition

All presenters will be available for questions and comments after all presentations have been given. There will be no questions during the presentations.

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Meet Dave Rommelmann

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If David Rommelmann has accomplished some very big things, he credits at least part of his success to starting small.

“I grew up in Ferrin, a little farming community in Illinois,” says Rommelmann, his Southview Drive office decorated with the achievements of a lifetime. “It had about 30 people then, and I think it has about 30 people now. When you come from such a small place, you learn to do things for yourself, not ask someone else to do things for you.”

Rommelmann graduated from a one-room schoolhouse to the University of Missouri at Rolla, and in 1970 graduated with a civil engineering degree. Instead of immediately setting out to find a civilian job, he deferred on the grounds that a government gig was about to find him.

“I had lottery No. 36, and that told me what I was going to do after college,” he says. “Vietnam was such a mess I decided to go in, get it over with, and get on with my career.”