Archive for: January, 2011

Comments keep coming in on government services story

Comments continue to come in on the cover story about government services that appears in the Jan. 27 to Feb. 9 issue of the Business Times. Here are some additional insights from Grand Junction Mayor Teresa Coons and City Manager Laurie Kadrich. “Where I differ from some of the other council members is that I […]

Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado names new vice president of medical affairs

Dr. David West has joined Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado has vice president of medical affairs. West will provide leadership to the hospice medical staff of nine full-time and part-time doctors. “Dr. West is board certified in family medicine and is highly respected for his work as a family physician and as the […]

Chief engineer at Grand Junction Doubletree Hotel earns Spirit of Care Award for his performance

Steve Arnhold, chief engineer at the Doubletree Hotel in Grand Junction, has received an award for his performance. Arnhold received the Spirit of Care Award from Hilton Worldwide. Less than 1 percent of Doubletree team members nationwide receive the honor each year. Winners are nominated by their peers based on their attitude, loyalty and service […]

Two join Guild Mortgage staff at Grand Junction branch office

Buzz Moore and Bill Lange have joined the Guild Mortgage Co. branch in Grand Junction. “Both Buzz and Bill have an overwhelming enthusiasm for our industry that our clients and staff enjoy,” said Justin Harris, co-manager of the Grand Junction branch. Moore will work on marketing and new business development. He brings to his latest […]

Culinary entrepreneur hired as consultant to Fruita restaurant

Lee Mathis, owner of Decadence Gourmet Cheesecakes and Catering in Grand Junction, has been hired as a consultant to Sullivan’s Grill in Fruita. Mathis said he’ll oversee the development of new menu items as well as consult on marketing and promotions. Located at 229 E. Aspen St., Sullivan’s Grill serves a variety of homemade fare, […]

Rocky Mountain PBS names manager of Grand Junction television station

Penny Mitchell has been promoted to regional director of the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service as well as general manager of the KRMJ television station in Grand Junction. Mitchell said she hopes to expand the presence of public television in Western Colorado as she oversees regional outreach efforts as well as KRMJ productions. Mitchell previously […]

Photographers get the picture in ag contest

Cynthia June Hansen of Delta was among the entrants who earned first-place awards in an annual photography contest depicting the agricultural industry in Colorado. Hansen’s photo, titled “Picked This Morning,” placed first in the agritourism category in the “Colorado … it’s Agricultural” contest. Kelly Porter of Silt placed first in the livestock category with a […]

Artspace & Open Studios plans art exhibit and sale

Artspace & Open Studios will present Inspirations, an art exhibit and sale, on Feb. 24 at Two Rivers Winery Chateau, located at 2087 S. Broadway in Grand Junction. Gallery hours will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the […]

New Life Chiropractic to host free workshop

New Life Chiropractic in Grand Junction has scheduled a free workshop on treating digestive disorders. The workshop is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the community room of the Goodwill retail center at 620 24 1/2 Road in Grand Junction. The event will cover natural means of improving or correcting such disorders as acid […]

Symphony receives grant for board development

The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is among the five latest winners of a grant to support board development. The Grand Junction orchestra received a $4,000 grant through the MetLife Foundation and League of American Orchestras. Orchestras are selected for grants through a competitive process that assesses their plans for board development, short- and long-term effects […]

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