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Director of rehab at University Park Care Center walks from the heart

Jacalyn Savage and her husband, Peter, participated in the Heart Walk.

Jacalyn Savage, a speech therapist and director of rehabilitation at University Park Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado, is raising money and walking for the American Heart Association.

The organization’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives everything it does, and it’s something Savage has been passionate about since 2006.

University Park Care Center honors two 30-year associates

Susie Rinn, activity director (left), and Brenda Files, director of food and nutrition, at the open house

On Sept. 8, 2016, University Park Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado, honored two of its associates who had recently celebrated their 30th anniversaries with the facility.

During an open house, Susie Rinn, activity director, and Brenda Files, director of food and nutrition, received a bouquet of flowers and a special display in their honor. Associates laid out old photos of each of them, and guests wrote stories in memory books for them to read.

University Park Care Center hosts Hot Dogs and Hot Rods car show

Resident Molly Solano and Jessica Tafoya, activity assistant, pose in front of some of the participating cars.

There were lots of smiles at the second annual Hot Dogs and Hot Rods car show and picnic at University Park Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado, on Aug. 8, 2016.

The cars’ owners showed off their vehicles’ muscle in the 85-degree weather with clear blue skies that brought the community, as well as residents and associates outdoors.

Two University Park Care Center associates bike to work

Kelsey Gibson, admissions director, and Karin Kyte, business development director, after their ride to work

To celebrate bicycling for transportation, fun and health, Colorado has designated each June as Bike Month. Bike Month is part of a nationwide effort to encourage cycling novices and enthusiasts to experience the fun and freedom of safely riding a bike to work, school, errands and recreation.

Kelsey Gibson, admissions director at University Park Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado, and Karin Kyte, business development director, thought it would be a challenge to bike to work,