Archive for: December, 2013

Library events to offer help to entrepreneurs

Two free events at the Mesa County Library in Grand Junction will offer assistance in starting and running a small business. A presentation on business startups is set for 9 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 7 at the central library, 530 Grand Ave. The presentation will cover such topics as business planning, financing options, legal structures […]

Leading index signals growth in 2014

An index forecasting economic performance in the United States continues to signal growth in the new year, although challenges remain. The Conference Board reported that its Leading Economic Indicator rose eight-tenths of a percent to 98.3 in December. The index has gained 3.1 percent over the past six months. “Improving labor markets and new orders […]

Four appointed to Colorado Mesa University board

Tilman “Tillie” Bishop, a former state legislator and Mesa County commissioner, is expected to continue his long career in public service as a member of the Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees. A Republican from Grand Junction, Bishop was among four appointments to the board announced by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. Bishop was appointed to […]

Three join Housing Resources board

Steve Ammentorp, Terri Benson and Mike Bradbury have joined the Housing Resources of Western Colorado board of directors. Ammentorp serves as community bank president for ANB Bank. Benson works as marketing director for the Business Incubator Center. Bradbury works as  a Low-Income Energy Assistance Program eligibility supervisor with the Mesa County Department of Human Services. […]

Company announces addition and new team

Rob Adamson has joined Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. In addition, Linda Gilmore and Vickie Badini are now working together to help buyers and sellers. Adamson has worked as a real estate agent since 2006. “Rob Adamson is a very conscientious and dedicated resource for his clients, and we are thrilled to have him […]

Real estate firm names best-selling agent

Cynthia Castaneda was named the top-performing agent for November at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Castaneda posted the most closed transactions as well as the most new listings during the month. Heiden Homes Realty operates offices at 735 Rood Ave. For more information or virtual tours of listed properties, call 245-7777 or […]

Family Health West names health centers director

Wendy Deister has been promoted to director of the Family Health West health care centers in Fruita. Deister oversees operations of the coagulation, pain management, plastic surgery, rheumatology and wound care centers on Kokopelli Blvd. A registered nurse, Deister also assists Dr. K.C. Lewis at the pain center and Drs. Jessica Mears and Sandra Hovath-Dori […]

Moving company honored for sales performance

Mesa Systems in Grand Junction has earned national recognition from United Van Lines for sales performance. Mesa Systems received the President’s Club Award at the $13 million level. The award honors United Van Lines agents who’ve generated at least $1 million in sales over the past year. The award was presented during the United Van […]

Real estate group assists flood victims

A donation from the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association will be used to extend financial assistance to flood victims in Colorado. GJARA donated $5,000 to the Colorado Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors Relief Foundation to offer grants to flood victims. The grants can be used to help defray mortgage payments or the […]

Grant, fund-raiser support domestic violence victims

Verizon Wireless has donated $7,000 to Western Colorado programs assisting victims of domestic violence. In addition, a Grand Junction restaurant has scheduled a New Year’s Eve event to raise money for the same program. Verizon Wireless awarded a Hopeline grant to Hilltop Community Resources for its Latimer House program in Mesa County and Tri-County Resources […]


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