Town Talk/ Hayden


— Tamara Bereznak brought two of her dance classes to the Haven last Monday to entertain the residents. The ladies were thrilled to watch these little ones perform.

Norma Jo Nachtman is now at home recuperating from recent surgery she received at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

George Koler has been a patient at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs the past few days. He will now be making his home at the Doak Walker Extended Care Center.

Mary Ann Franco began kidney dialysis at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction recently. She will be able to spend her weekends here at home with her family.

Gretchen Hayes recently underwent major surgery at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. She is now at the home of her daughter, Lorie, to recuperate. Her husband, Danny, is staying at the Doak Walker Extended Care Center until she is able to return to their home.

Brad Copeland celebrated his 13th birthday recently with two parties. His first party was with friends, with all the teen-age fun stuff. On a different evening, his parents entertained family members to celebrate the special day with him.

Two weeks ago, the Hayden School District employees and spouses traveled to Sleepy Cat for their annual Christmas Party. For such a large crowd, it seems easier to obtain reservations awhile after the holidays. For all who were able to attend, reports are that it was very enjoyable.

The Hayden Heritage Center museum has an open seat on its board of directors. Applications for the position are available at Hayden Town Hall. Interested candidates are encouraged to call Gary Stone at 276-3531 or Lydia Vaitkus at 276-7274.

Connie Barnes, daughter Melanie and her family held a celebration at the Cedaredge Masonic Hall on Feb. 8 to honor Pete on his 75th birthday. Those making the trip from here were Tammy Boutwell, Tom Barnes, Bill and Charlene Barnes, B.J. and Betty Barnes, Bobby and Mary Jo Barnes, and Dave and Kathy Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Svoboda and daughter recently made a trip to Albuquerque, N.M., to visit Jimmy and Steffanie Walker.

The Hayden schools held the Snow Coming festivities Feb. 7 during the Hayden-Soroco girls and boys basketball games. Michelle Wilke's music class began the evening by singing "The Star-Spangled Banner." Later, the junior cheerleaders performed a dance choreographed by Alicia Hall. At halftime of the girls game, the high school cheerleaders did a dance to "I Feel Like a Woman," choreographed by Margaret Stees. At halftime of the boys game, Kelly Bruchez and Adriana Svoboda were crowned Snow Coming king and queen.

Shari Drenna will be doing preschool story hour at the library this week. She will be reading Valentine's Day stories with a craft afterward.

The Hayden Middle School students spent Monday snowboarding, sledding out at Sweetser's and ice fishing at Steamboat Lake.

Margot Binetti fractured her thumb while snowboarding this week.

The Hayden Cadettes/Senior Girl Scout Troop 214 had its monthly meeting Feb. 2. They had lunch and discussed their summer trip, money-making projects and played games.

The Junior Girl Scout Troop 218 met Feb. 4. They made barrettes and worked on the cookie badge patch during their meeting. They talked about their upcoming ice skating outing.

The Brownie Girl Scout Troop 217 also met Feb. 4. They ate pizza, made Valentine's Day cards for loved ones and had some sticker fun.

Several piano students of Lorraine Morrison attended the Stars of Tomorrow contest in Steamboat Monday. Tanner Morrison played in the elementary division, Kylee Sweetser and Emily Hallenbeck played in the junior division and Adam Akers played in the senior division. Their piano solos were well performed.

Andrea Deepe also competed at the Stars of Tomorrow contest, singing "If I'm Not In Love" by Constant Change. She did an excellent job.

Girl Scout cookies will be delivered this week, and if you didn't get an order in, call Lori Laird at 276-3536 in the evenings.

Laurie Hallenbeck contributed to this report.


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