Archive for: January, 2018

Teachers and principals earn District 51 Foundation grants

A total of 14 teachers and principals will share in nearly $9,400 grants awarded by the Mesa County School District 51 Foundation. The foundation earmarks money from fund-raising efforts to meet needs in School District 51 — this year, technology for students and professional learning for teachers. The grant recipients are: Sharon Kallus, Rim Rock […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Jon Nash, Cynthia Castaneda and Marlene Brunet were honored as the top-performing agents for December at Weichert Realtors-Heiden Homes Realty in Grand Junction. Nash posted the highest dollar volume in sales for the month. Castaneda had the most closings and tied with Brunet for the most new listings. Weichert Realtors-Heiden Homes Realty operates offices at […]

Studio artists in residence plans music video presentations

Nicholas Moore —  a digital marketing consultant, filmmaker and producer — will serve as artist in residence for the first four months of 2018 at the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio in Grand Junction. Moore will help create a music video for Mount Orchid, a local band, during his residency. He also will host events […]

New director hired to oversee tourism marketing

Elizabeth Fogarty has been hired as director of Visit Grand Junction and   will oversee tourism marketing efforts for the city. Fogarty succeeds Debbie Kovalik, who’s retiring after working 28 years as the first and only director of the organization. Fogarty is scheduled to start work March 5. Fogarty previously served as president and chief […]

City of Grand Junction honored for financial reporting

The City of Grand Junction has once again won the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The city earned the recognition, the highest for government accounting and financial reporting, for its comprehensive annual financial report. “I am proud of the continued efforts of city council, city management […]

Suncor Energy donates to Hilltop program

Suncor Energy has donated $5,000 to the Hilltop Community Resources residential youth services program. The program offers a residential environment in Grand Junction for youth ages 12 to 18 who’ve encountered difficulties at home, school or the community. Agencies partner with the program to offer case management, counseling, education, family services and skills training. “With […]

Registration under way for Community Days fund-raiser

Registration is under way for nonprofit groups to participate in the upcoming Community Days fund-raiser at Herberger’s and other Bon-Ton stores. Groups sell a $5 book that offers $500 in savings on purchases made between March 1 and 3. Groups keep all of the proceeds from sales. In 2017, groups earned a total of $9.2 […]

Junior Service League grant to fund cancer rehabilitation program

The Community Hospital Foundation plans to use a $25,000 grant from the Junior Service League of Grand Junction to implement a cancer rehabilitation program at Grand Valley Oncology. The grant will be used to purchase cognition assessment and management tools, educational materials, training and Pilates equipment and instruction for patients undergoing chemotherapy. “We are incredibly […]

Wienerschnitzel offers dogged deal for Super Bowl fare

Wienerschnitzel will offer a deal on Super Bowl party fare on Feb. 4 in selling 25 mini corn dogs for $5. Customers can purchase up to four orders of mini corn dogs at participating locations before, during and after the Super Bowl. “Our mini corn dogs are a great way to try something other than […]

Home health services provider earns accreditation

Nuclear Care Partners has earned accreditation that makes it the only health services provider exclusively serving former uranium and nuclear weapons production workers to receive the recognition. Nuclear Care Partners earned the designation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, the culmination of a process that evaluates whether or not health services providers meet regulatory […]


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