Archive for: February, 2016

Real estate firm forecasts increased activity in 2016

Phil Castle, The Business Times Real estate activity is expected to continue to trend upward in Mesa Country in 2016 with increases in sales and median prices. A projected increase in new home construction could bring with it additional jobs. Even as interest rates on mortgages likely will remain low, shrinking home inventories and uncertainties […]

Health care organization names director of administrative services

Barbara Alber has been named director of administrative services for Family Health West in Fruita. In addition to serving as an executive assistant, Alber will oversee administrative operations and staff and provide support to senior leadership of the health care organization. Alber has worked for Family Health West for 16 years. She previously worked as […]

Agency honors best-selling agents

Chris Pinson, Lori Enriquez, Cynthia Castaneda and Melanie Heiden were honored as best-selling agents at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Pinson posted the highest dollar volume in sales for 2015, while Enriquez placed second and Castaneda third. Enriquez was the top-selling agent for the fourth quarter, while Heiden came in second. Heiden […]

Real estate firm announces addition, designation and honors

Nathan Poirier has joined Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. Scott Hayduk, a broker associate with the firm, has earned designation as a Certified Residential Specialist.Hayduk and Shelby Kendall have been inducted into the Bray Circle of Excellence. Michael Burkhard, sales manager at Bray Real Estate, attended a Council of Residential Specialists event in Florida. […]

Applications sought for SGM college scholarships

Applications will be accepted through April 1 for college scholarships offered by SGM, a civil engineering, surveying and consulting firm with offices throughout Western Colorado. The firm will award five $1,000 scholarships to aspiring civil engineers and surveyors. The Steve Westhoff Scholarships are named after an SGM field engineer. For more information and online applications, […]

Waxing salon expands with Glenwood location

Wax It, a full-body waxing salon, has expanded with the opening of a Glenwood Springs location. Wax It is located at 20 Market Street, Suite E, in the Glenwood Meadows Shopping Center. After operating the salon for eight years in Grand Junction, owner Christine Kemmer said she saw an opportunity to bring the services and […]

Community Food Bank moving to new location

The Community Food Bank in Grand Junction will soon move to a new location. The food bank is scheduled to close March 1 at its current location at 200 S. Spruce St. and reopen March 7 at its new location at 562 W. Crete Circle, Unit 102. The new location is in a building in […]

Businesses, VA center honored for support of military

A Grand Junction television station and damage restoration service as well as the Veterans Affairs Medical Center all have been recognized for their support of military service members and their families. News Channel 5 and Nexstar Broadcasting Group received the Department of Defense Seven Seals Award presented by Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve. […]

Chefs to demonstrate skills at tasteful event

Three Grand Junction chefs will prepare a special lunch as well as demonstrate their skills at an upcoming benefit event showcasing gourmet food and beverages. Griff Chiono, Brunella Gualerzi and Josh Niernberg are scheduled to participate in Edesia, set for April 3 at the Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive in Palisade. ‚ÄúThis is […]

Employee assistance program plans leadership series

A series of free quarterly leadership presentations planned for Grand Junction will offer managers and supervisors information on a range of human resource topics, starting with coaching. The Triad Employee Assistance Program will offer the series, titled Resources for Organizations, Managers and Employees. Mary Beth Leudtke will lead a presentation on coaching for coaches at […]

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