Thank You for Helping Us Give Back!

Thank You for Helping Us Give Back!

January 16, 2019

Our valued Alpine Bank customers make it possible for us to contribute to the communities we call home across Colorado. In 2018, Alpine Bank proudly donated a record $4.2 million to support Colorado community groups and nonprofit organizations. One way customers help us support our communities is through our Alpine Bank Loyalty Debit Card program. …

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Scholarship Opportunities:  A Message From Our Chairman

Scholarship Opportunities: A Message From Our Chairman

January 15, 2019

“In January 1973, when we opened the doors of our first bank in Carbondale, Colorado, Alpine Bank’s mission as a community bank was to be just that – focused on community. We can think of no better community endeavor than to help our neighbors further their education. We are proud to offer these scholarships as well as …

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PASSION FOR JAZZ, PASSION FOR PEOPLE – PAVING THE WAY

PASSION FOR JAZZ, PASSION FOR PEOPLE – PAVING THE WAY

December 28, 2018

VAIL JAZZ Jazz music is America’s quintessential art form, blending classical harmonies, African rhythms, blues, swing and more.  But does jazz make you think of Vail, Colorado? Well, it does if you know Vail resident Howard Stone. This is a man who eats, sleeps and breathes jazz. “A great jazz band relies on communication. It …

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INTEGRATING IN YOUR WORK – WELLBEING

INTEGRATING IN YOUR WORK – WELLBEING

December 28, 2018

SHIFT WORKSPACES At SHIFT Workspaces in vibrant central Denver, the yoga is free, the coffee is hot, and the beer is cold. There are even complimentary massages and an herbal tea bar. Why? In the 24 available hours per day, Monday through Friday, the average American spends one third of his or her time working. …

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PRESERVING THE PAST, FORGING THE FUTURE – ON A FIRM FOUNDATION

PRESERVING THE PAST, FORGING THE FUTURE – ON A FIRM FOUNDATION

December 28, 2018

ROBIN THEOBALD Robin Theobald is a fifth-generation Breckenridge resident who proudly reports that his young grandchildren represent the seventh generation. He’s restored 16 historic buildings and helped guide the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. He’s contributed to a business incubator plan to support entrepreneurs. And with Patty, his wife of 37 years, he founded an annual award …

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SPAWNING CONSERVATION THROUGH LIQUID CHANGE

SPAWNING CONSERVATION THROUGH LIQUID CHANGE

December 28, 2018

MARBLE DISTILLING CO.  The morning after her first class at Dry Fly Distilling Institute, Connie Baker called her husband Carey to announce that they would be opening a distillery. That was in 2011. Now, Connie and her team produce spirits from natural Colorado grains and pure alpine water at their custom-built facility, which opened in …

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MAKING A LIVING BY MAKING A LIFESTYLE – SKI PIONEER

MAKING A LIVING BY MAKING A LIFESTYLE – SKI PIONEER

December 28, 2018

KLAUS OBERMEYER  Born in Bavaria in 1919, Klaus Obermeyer has had a lifelong love affair with skiing, a sport he started at age 3. In 1947, at the urging of his friend and ski school director Friedl Pfeifer, Klaus migrated to what was then a fledgling ski resort in the historic mining town of Aspen, …

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MOLDING HIS OWN DESTINY – THE GRAMMY GUY

MOLDING HIS OWN DESTINY – THE GRAMMY GUY

December 28, 2018

JOHN BILLINGS Sometimes, a place simply claims a person. Such is the case with Colorado craftsman John Billings. In 1992, this native Californian, known as the “Grammy Guy,” visited Ridgway for the first time. He felt instantly connected to the high alpine landscape and discovered a deep sense of belonging. “When you lift up other …

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KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE THROUGH GENERATIONS – PERENNIAL BLOOMER

KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE THROUGH GENERATIONS – PERENNIAL BLOOMER

December 28, 2018

FLOWER MART As indulgences go, fresh flowers arguably reign supreme. And as Glenwood Springs businesses go, there are few as enduring as The Flower Mart. If its walls could talk, they would tell you about romance and weddings, birth and death, loss and triumph. Flowers signify these life events in a community. ‘You can literally …

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PUTTING SCIENCE IN THE HANDS OF KIDS

PUTTING SCIENCE IN THE HANDS OF KIDS

December 27, 2018

EUREKA! MCCONNELL SCIENCE MUSEUM In 1990, long before the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) acronym was a catchword, John McConnell was a newly retired physicist who had just relocated to Grand Junction. Retired, but not content to be idle, he volunteered at the elementary school to share his passion for science with kids. He also …

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