Laurie Henderhan: Hats off to Kremmling Fire for a great fireworks show |

Laurie Henderhan: Hats off to Kremmling Fire for a great fireworks show

Laurie Henderhan/West Side StoriesKremmling, CO Colorado

The fireworks display Sunday night was awesome! Thanks to Kremmling Volunteer Fire Department for putting on such a great show and thanks to everyone who donated to the fireworks fund to make the show possible.It looked like a storm might move in and the wind would be too strong for the fireworks, but it calmed down just in time for the show to go on.Sermon on the Mount uses horses to teach biblical principles and demonstrate loving, successful horse and trainer interaction. Presented by Dr. Lew Sterrett the program Lessons of Life & Leadership from the Language of the Horse, will be held this Saturday, July 10, at the Middle Park Fairgrounds in Kremmling. This free program uses horses to focus on how coaches, teachers, parents or anyone in a leadership role can work through conflict resolution and team building. Youth can learn more about team building, anger management, conflict resolution and sportsmanship. The 1 p.m. session is for youth leaders, the 3 p.m. session is for youth and a session at 6 p.m. is for everyone. There will be live music by the Hitch Family and concessions will be available. This event is sponsored by the Middle Park Fair and Rodeo and the Grand County Christian Churches. More information on the program is on line at or Kremmling Community Church will be hosting the 2009 Inspirational Country Music Vocalist of the Year, Sandra Dee, this Sunday, July 11. Services will be at 10 a.m. at the West Grand High School. Everyone is invited to enjoy country gospel at its best during the service. A free barbecue lunch will be held in the town square following the services. Contact the Kremmling Community Church for more information at 724-3655.The Kremmling Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is beginning the 2011 Birthday Calendar Drive. This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the auxiliary. If you would like to have your family names added to the community calendar contact KMHD Auxiliary members Leslie Jones, Laureen Myers, Cindy Callihan or Janet Mabey. The community calendar lists birthdays, anniversaries, meetings, citizens serving in the armed services and memorials for loved ones. Each entry is 50 cents and the calendars are $6 each this year.The calendar will be submitted by August 1, so contact an auxiliary member as soon as possible. You can also mail your information and payment to Leslie Jones at PO Box 722, Kremmling, Co 80459 or contact her by phone at 724-3176. If you don’t know any of these ladies, you can also contact me and I will get you in contact with one of them.I know that kids don’t want to think about it, but school will be starting again next month and for all the athletes there are sports physicals required. This year in light of budget cuts and added expenses for students, Mountain Valley Medical Center in Kremmling and Timberline Family Practice in Granby are offering FREE sports physicals for middle school and high school students. The physicals for West Grand students will be Thursday, July 29, at the K-8 School gym. Students with last names A-L will be in the morning, from 9 a.m. to noon, and last names M-Z will be held 1-4 p.m. Contact Therese McElroy to schedule your appointment at physicals for East Grand athletes will be held during regular school registration on Monday, August 23, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact Jim Karas at to schedule your physical appointment in Granby.Vera Shay submitted this memorial poem that she wrote to her late husband Bob Shay:2004-2010Six Long YearsSo many tearsThe years, months and daysSky’s seem so greySince you’ve been awaySo trueOur love for youForever moreVera

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