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Several fresh faces join team at SmartWool

SmartWool, the Steamboat Springs-based manufacturer of merino wool products, announced the addition of Lisa Curran as its new apparel merchandising director and CJ King as apparel development director.

Curran was formerly the business unit manager of apparel and accessories at Skis Dynastar, and King was formerly the director of product development, quality assurance and asian sourcing at Pearl Izumi USA.

SmartWool also added Mark Satkiewicz as its new vice-president of sales and Becky Dixon as its new field service manager. Satkiewicz was formerly the U.S. divisional footwear sales manager at Nike, and Dixon was formerly the field services manager at The Timberland Co.

Cantafio’s closing in downtown Steamboat

After many years in business, Denise Cantafio has decided it is time to close her store, Cantafio’s of Steamboat.

The store has been open for 11 years, but Cantafio is ready to pursue new interests that require a more flexible schedule.

She is working on real estate projects with her husband, Ralph. Denise also plans to handle marketing for her husband and daughter’s oil and gas consulting business.

Cantafio’s features body and bath products from around the world. It has a selection of swimwear, lingerie, sleepwear and clothing by Ethyl. Cantafio’s is at 635 Lincoln Ave. next to Mocha Molly’s. A quitting business sale began Aug. 2.

Alpine Taxi & Limo wins risk-control award

Alpine Taxi & Limo has won the 2005-2006 TRAX Insurance “Highest Points” Risk Control Score Award.

The award is given annually to the member of TRAX Insurance that demonstrates excellence and commitment to the prevention and control of workplace safety hazards and exposures.

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