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Jo Ellen Nash, President of Nash & Co. Real Estate, recently attended the Whos Who in Real Estate Annual Luxury Real Estate conference in Key Biscayne, Florida. The invitation-only event was held at the Ritz-Carlton and featured an international collection of top brokers and company ownersspecializing in the upper tier markets.This conference gave me some great techniques and tools for positioning our Websites to attract the luxury market in the Vail Valley, Nash said. To receive a complete report on affluent consumers and the Web, e-mail orcall 970-926-7653.In other Nash news, the company has joined the To Iraq with Love campaign to provide food, supplies and hope to troops stationed overseas. Donations are being accepted at the Nash and Co. office in Edwards. For a list of requested items, send an e-mail to requests or call 800-735-8246.

The Landmark Condominiums in Lionshead has announced a major exterior renovation and new development. The buildings owners association will work with The Alter Group, a Chicago-based development company, to re-clad the existing tower, build a new lobby, elevator tower and underground parking, and add 15 new for-sale units: The Landmark Residences.This project started as a renovation and turned into a major development that will make The Landmark a landmark in Vail, owner and board member Bill Pendleton said. It wasnt difficult to gain the almost complete support of the owners because they recognize the value of the location of their property and realize that they are reinvesting into the property. There was a very strong degree of excitement about the finished product.The Landmarks retail and commercial space will be part of the exterior renovation. Construction is expected to start this spring.When Arrabelle is complete, our deck will have one of the better vantage points, looking straight down on the new center of Lionshead, said Bill Suarez, managing partner of Billys Island Grill.The expansion plans and The Landmarks prime location have made the new units an easy sell. Of the 15 units for sale, 12 have been pre-sold at an average price of more than $3 million. For more information, call Michelle Kobelan of The Alter Group, 888-814-6564, ext. 4. For sales information and availability of The Landmark Residences, call Steve and Hillary McSpadden of Vail Estates, 970-390-7632 or hillary@vailestates.c

Vail Valley Medical Center recently received the Community Health Achievement Award for Immunization Partnership from Eagle County, in recognition of the hospitals work with the county to provide infant and early childhood immunization services.Its a privilege to accept this award on behalf of everyone at Vail Valley Medical Center, said Linda Brophy, vice president of quality resource management for the medical center. The kids in our community are indeed the future. Working with the County to vaccinate as many children as possible is a great way to protect that future.The award coincided with the celebration of Infant Immunization Awareness Week in Eagle County and National Infant Immunization Week, April 21-28. We are proud to have helped immunize more than 3,000 children in Eagle County in the last year, said Eagle County Commissioner Arn Menconi.

Get ready for the Bridge Street BBQ Bonanza. The Vail Chamber and Business Association is putting together a summer kickoff event currently scheduled for June 23. The western barbecue-themed event will have live music, childrens entertainment and more. For more information, call 477-0075.

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