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ANB sponsoring Avon fireworksAmerican National Bank is sponsoring Eagle County’s biggest bang. The firm is the new title sponsor for Avon’s Independence Day fireworks. American National Bank committed $30,000 toward the display, the largest fireworks show in the Colorado Rockies. This is Avon’s 20th year to host the fireworks.Western Enterprises Inc., has designed and choreographed the show since its inception.The American National Bank’s Salute to the USA will be held on Monday evening, July 3. in Nottingham ParkYoga studio joins cancer fightMountain Lotus is launching its Yoga for Humanity Program, supporting the EfraimsonSutphen Cancer Support Fund, designed to help patients with essential living expenses during the treatment of cancer. From April 1- April 10, 25 ppercent of all student class fees will be donated to the fund.Maverick owner achieves Colorado firstM. Kathy Vieth, broker/owner with Maverick Lending Network, has earned the Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist, CMPS, a designation granted by the CMPS Institute.In doing so Vieth becomes one of only six women to achieve this prestigious title, and the first in the state of Colorado.CMPS is a training and certifying organization created to help mortgage professionals integrate financial planning concepts into the mortgage process. CMPS designees can offer clients strategies that encompass mortgages, debt, home equity and real estate investment.Free marriage, money seminar setElby Cossette with Primerica Financial Services is conducting a free seminar for engaged and newly married couples. The Marriage and Money seminar is 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Vail Professional Building, 953 S. Frontage Road, next to Blockbuster Video.Couples will learn how to set up their financial household, five keys to keeping the “moneymoon” alive and how to get off on the right start financially.Call Elby, 970-476-5533 to reserve a seat.Local Realtor earns PREA 100 awardLaurie Slaughter of Prudential Colorado Properties earned the PREA 100 Award from Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.The award goes to the top 100 sales professionals or teams who have achieved the highest residential GCI or closed residential units in 2005.Slaughter entered the real estate field in December of 1995 and joined Prudential Colorado Properties in May of 2000. Prior to winning the award, she has also won the Prudential Chairman’s Circle Award two years in a row and The Top Sales Associate of the Year for 2005 with Prudential Colorado Properties.Prudential Colorado Properties, which is independently owned and operated, became an affiliate of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. in 1993. Prudential Colorado Properties was founded in 1973. Since that time it has earned a host of honors, including Prudential’s Cornerstone Award as one of the top companies in the Prudential Real Estate Network.Vail Colorado

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