FEBRUARY 14. 1986/MONTROSE VOICE 13
Kindred Spirits Celebrates Anniversary ^n pemortmn
By Connie Woods
Montrose Voice Staff Reporter
Not only is the community celebrating the
traditional St. Valentine's Day today, but
many will be celebrating the fifth anniversary of one of the local clubs.
Club owner Marian Coleman, along
with the family and friends of Kindred
Spirts, has planned a very special evening
to honor the anniversary.
According to Coleman, "People have
been calling me all day ... to see if they
can do something special for the event,"
she said. The entertainment, so far, may
feature the cloggers, the band, and a
number of other groups who will "drop
Coleman considers her place of business
as a community center "where women and
men can come together—sharing the same
Marian Coleman's night club, Kindred
Spirits, celebrates fifth anniversary.
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Her pride in her efforts and accomplishments flow through her each spoken word
about the club, located on Richmond
This community center, as she often ret-
ers to the club, has featured various activities during the five years including special
events and community fundraisers. It was
for these activities that Coleman first considered opening a club.
"I was very much involved in the community. I had never managed a club but I
did own the House of Coleman (a graphics
and printing company) here," she said.
"People knew the quality of House of
Coleman and encouraged me to open a
bar," she added.
According to Coleman she envisioned
the place to be where "we could educate
our own ... a support place for people in
need—women and men." She acknowledged the many people who helped her get
the club started.
And Kindred Spirits has been a support
place for the community as Coleman
related a very special event at the club. "I
lost a dear friend, Jerry Kauffman," she
began to explain. "We had a goal to have
men and women together in this community." Kindred Spirits sponsored a fundraiser for Kauffman and raised more
"I want Kindred Spirits to make an
impact. After all, if you don't have stars,
what's the use of living," Coleman commented in speaking of her goals for the
One of the accomplishments she considers important is the fact that Kindred Spirits was able to get a blood bank for
As the club celebrates its anniversary,
Coleman continues to make future plans
for events and activities for the community center.
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David Riley, 36, died Feb. 9, 1986. He is
survived by his mother, Nadine Jones Riley,
of Kalispell. Montana; father, James Riley,
of California; brothers, Jim Riley, of Memphis, Tennessee; Tom Riley, of Kalispell.
Montana, and Mike Riley, of Pueblo,
A funeral was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at St.
Paul's United Methodist Church, with
Bishop Finis A. Crutchfield officiating.
Interment and further services will be held
in Kalispell, Montana.
A funeral was held Monday, Feb 10, at St.
Lukes United Methodist Church for Daniel
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