Archive for: July, 2010

Grand Valley companies make listing of top minority owned firms

Two Grand Junction companies remain on the latest version of an annual listing of the top 50 minority owned businesses in Colorado. JG Management Systems moved from 22nd to 19th on the list, while Rocky Mountain Sanitation moved from 35th to 30th. Colorado Biz Magazine has compiled the list for 16 years to recognize successful […]

Grande River concerts continue with benefit for humane society

Upcoming benefit events for the Roice-Hurst Humane Society include a concert at Grande River Vineyards,787 N. Elberta Ave. in Palisade. The Aug. 7 concert will feature the bluegrass group Stray Grass. The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert will start at 7:30. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the gates. Six […]

Fruit smoothies and Frappés added to Mcdonald’s beverage menu

McDonald’s restaurants in Grand Junction have added fruit smoothies and blended ice drinks to their menus. The fruit smoothies are made with strawberries and bananas or blueberries and blackberries as well as fruit juice and low-fat yogurt blended with ice. The frappés are made with caramel or chocolate and coffee blended with ice and topped […]

Downtown Grand Junction store launches Web site, monthly e-mails

Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction has launched a new Web site and monthly e-mail newsletters. Located at, the Web site offers information about the books, cards, jewelry, music, statuary and other eclectic merchandise offered at the store. Owner Cheryl Lucas also offers a monthly newsletter and special to e-mail subscribers. Crystal […]

Registration under way for annual Western Colorado ABC trap shoot

Registration is under way for the Western Colorado Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors annual trap shoot on Aug. 21. The trap shoot, a fund-raiser for the ABC, is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. at the Grand Junction Trap Club, 116 32 Road. The event will include competition, a continental breakfast, lunch, prizes and […]

Association honors real estate firm with third ‘best of grand junction’ award

For a third straight year, Heiden Homes Realty & Associates has been selected by the U.S. Commerce Association for a Best of Grand Junction Award in the real estate agents and managers category. Toni Heiden-Moran launched the firm seven years ago and serves as managing broker. She serves on the boards of the Grand Junction […]

Grand Junction business schedules free seminar on holistic nutrition

Returning Balance Therapies will host a free nutrition seminar at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at 1000 N. Ninth St, Suite 42, in Grand Junction. Kim Cattoor will offer information about holistic nutrition to achieve optimum health. Christa Wagner and Janelle Maurin will discuss detoxification and colon hydrotherapy. For more information, call 250-2708 or log on […]

Airline earns magazine recognition for performance in low-fare niche

An airline that offers service from Grand Junction to Las Vegas and Los Angeles has received national recognition for its performance in a low-fare niche market. Allegiant Air was named the Top-Performing Airline for the low-cost niche category in an annual list published by Aviation Week magazine. Allegiant Air previously has appeared on the list, […]

U.S. Bank ranked as top banking brand in city business journals network survey

U.S. Bank ranks as the top banking brand based on the results of nationwide survey of small business owners conducted by the City Business Journals Network. “A key learning of the annual City Business Journals Network Brand Study was the significantly growing position of U.S. Bank in the minds of small and mid-sized business owners,” […]

Chefs to cook up presentations at upcoming Winefest

Four chefs will demonstrate cooking techniques during various events scheduled for the upcoming Colorado Mountain Winefest in the Grand Valley. Kelly Liken, a chef and restaurateur who operates the Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail and has appeared on the “Iron Chef America” and “Top Chef D.C.” cable television shows, will join in a reception, cooking […]


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