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Faces of Denver – Stephanie Vasilius!

May 25th, 2017

  Meet Stephanie Vasilius, a Denver native and new business owner of the Taj Mutt Hal— a brand new local family-owned pet store located in the Highlands that pet owners are going to love shopping at and love bringing their pets for first-class grooming services.  After exploring life for four years in Hawaii and California, Stephanie returned to Denver to follow her dream of owning a pet store and with the love and support of her parents, Chuck and Kate Vasilius, her dream has come true.  “I’ve been an animal lover my whole life, we started this idea in Christmas of 2015, and at that... Read More

Faces of Denver – Shane Mass!

May 21st, 2017

  Shane Mass is a recent graduate from the University of Colorado where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.  Ultimately his dream is to become a Physician Assistant and that dream is now within reach.  Shane has been selected to attend the Physician Assistant program at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, Ca and he’s thrilled and honored for such an opportunity.  Being able to help others has been his calling from early on.  He served as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Paramedic in Glenwood, Iowa and then made the decision to follow a higher calling, “when 9/11 happened... Read More

Faces of Denver – Noah Wilson!

May 18th, 2017

Meet Noah Wilson, Denver native and a lover of the arts!  He discovered at an early age his love for music and theater, he started playing the guitar at about 12, “I was really just like a hack, campfire strummer,”  As a teenager he got involved in theater at school, “I was doing a lot of acting as a kid, then the time came, I was getting a little older, thinking about college and had this whim to join a jazz band.” Throughout the years he’s learned to play bass guitar, lap steel, banjo and the piano. “Pretty much when I was about seventeen was when I decided... Read More

Faces of Denver – Michael Elaire!

May 14th, 2017

Michael Elaire is a videographer and photographer who enjoys creating street documentaries.  He moved to Denver from Santa Clarita, California but prior to that he had the pleasure of living in Germany for 8 years. “In Germany I fell in love with the four seasons and the Fall colors and I wanted to find a place that had that”.  While looking down 16th Street in Downtown Denver with his camera and tripod in hand he says, “I like storytelling, someone has a story and I give them an outlet to let it out.”  His latest project is on Denver’s homeless, “People are... Read More

Faces of Denver – Justin Hsia!

May 11th, 2017

Meet Justin Hsia and a Denver resident since 2012!   He stays busy as a Test Engineer for Sierra Nevada Corporation during the week and then a Black Hawk pilot with the Army National Guard on his duty weekends.  A large smile brightens his face as he states “I love being a Black Hawk pilot.”  He actually left his active duty Air Force career in order to follow his dream of becoming a helicopter pilot.  On a more somber note he further says: “I wanted to be involved with the MEDEVAC community, and it’s mostly done with the Black Hawks…the most memorable... Read More