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Posted on July 19 2012, 2:08pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
A lot of heavy equipment can be seen at the old Walsh Smelter site, with the county road crew grading the street for the new Anvil Mountain workforce housing subdivision and a crew from Maisel Construction Co. installing water and sewer lines. The Department of Local Affairs is providing a $400,000 grant for the infrastructure for the 32-lot subdivision on 14 acres of county-owned land along U.S. 550 on the “outskirts” of Silverton.
Silverton youths’ bake sale July 28 to benefit the Red Cross  
The Silverton Youth Center members are launching a“Silverton Kids Care” project with a bake sale on Saturday, July 28.
The sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall. all proceeds will go to the American Red Cross for disaster relief.
Retirement party July 31 for Donna Perino
After 34 years Donna Perino is retiring from the Silverton Post Office.
Come and help her celebrate on Tuesday, July 31, at the Bent Elbow from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (no gifts please).
Quilters offer beading lessons Tuesday nights
Silverton Threads is hosting beading lessons and “little purses” lessons at Kendall Mountain Community Center, on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. 
All are welcome to attend. Call (970) 387-5580 for information on supplies.
    Members are also collecting Boxtops for Education to donate to the Silverton Youth Center, and anyone is welcome to drop those off at the Visitor's Center.
Various quilts and wall hangings are on display at the shop at 1218 Greene St. Tickets for the  Charity Quilt made by Barbara Kramer-Green and the Silverton Threads are available at the Visitor’s Center, Silverton Trading Post, Train Art Store, Silver Summit Campground, Del Sol T-Shirt shop, Twelfth Street Trading,  and the Bank. 
The cost is $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held on September 9, during the 
Quilt Show, at the school gym. You need not be present to win.
Cokie Berenyi honored by business publication
 Charleston, S.C., Regional Business Journal named Helen “Cokie” Berenyi, Silverton resident and owner and CEO of Red Triangle Wealth Management and its subsidiary Alphavest.com, Most Influential CEO Woman In Business for 2012.
Berenyi, a native of Charleston, began her career in financial services in 1995. An advocate for women in the industry, she opened her own wealth management practice, Red Triangle, in 2008 after deciding to pivot from the traditional world of big brokerage. 
Her latest project Alphavest.com is a web-based personally supported safe place for all investors, big or small, providing an equal chance at investment success without the worry of conflicts of interest, excessive fees or poorly managed investment strategies. 
“I want big brokerage to take notice and level the playing field for everyone, making the investment process one that investors embrace and not shun,” said Berenyi. 
Alphavest offers wealth management solutions for individuals, aggressive to conservative and long term to short term, as well as financial services professionals seeking to outsource their wealth management arms of their practices and even organizations seeking better managed 401(k) options for their employees.
Silverton Mtn. offers
deal on season passes
Silverton Mountain is keeping it old school and bringing back the half-price unguided season pass sale for only $399!  
Need a better deal? The season pass deal also comes with half-price heli drops (standby), an additional 15 free ski days at other Colorado Resorts (five days A Basin, five days Monarch, and five at Loveland) and $79 guided skiing (standby). 
“If you live anywhere in Colorado and have ever thought about an unguided Silverton season pass this is the time,” said Jen Brill of Silverton Mountain. Starting Aug. 1, the price increases to $499 and once a predetermined limit is reached the price returns to the regular $799.
Silverton Mountain also added a truckload of extra dates to the holidays and will be open seven days a week from Dec. 15-30 (excluding Christmas which will be closed).  New for 2013, the ski area will also be open Presidents Day.  Even better, prices remain unchanged again for the 2012/2013 winter season.
If those don’t wet your whistle for adventure, head to Alaska in 2013 with Silverton Mountain Guides www.silvertonmountainguides.com. 
Be sure to watch the Teton Gravity Research Film “The Dream Factory” to get a good look at the Silverton Mountain Guides Alaska Heli terrain.  
TGR came to the Silverton Mountain Guides Northern Chugach Zone for almost two months this past season to produce their new film.  
Silverton Mountain Guides is located in a unique and undiscovered area of Alaska and is the only heli operation in this fantastic location. Save $500 off your Silverton Mountain Guides Alaska Heli trip by booking before Sept. 15.
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