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West Slope distiller wins export award

A Western Slope distiller is among the latest winners of awards recognizing Colorado companies for their success in exporting. Montanya Distillers in Crested Butte won the New-to-Export Award. Northern Feed and Bean Co. in Lucerne won the Experienced Exporter Award in an annual program conducted by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The awards were scheduled […]

Craft fair to benefit Grand A Wish Program

A benefit craft and vendor fair is set for March 10 to 12 at the Red Cliff Pointe Shopping Center in Grand Junction. Proceeds from the Passion for Hope Fair will benefit the Grant a Wish Program, which provides scholarships to Western Colorado youth for programs and activities that provide positive role models and peers. […]

CMU launches crowdfunding platform

Colorado Mesa University has launched MavFunder, a crowdfunding platform that enables donors to choose the projects they’d like to support. “I think being able to devote the entire gift to a specific project without any administrative fees being deducted is an important aspect of MavFunder,” said Liz Meyer, chief executive officer of the CMU Foundation. […]

Registration under way for leadership event

Registration is under way for an annual leadership event hosted by Express Employment Professionals. A simulcast of Refresh Leadership Live is set for April 12. The event will feature Patrick Lencioni, a leadership consultant, speaker and best-selling author; Jimmy Johnson, a two-time Super Bowl champion coach and NFL analyst; and Robyn Benincasa, a world champion […]

Movement center plans open house at new location

The Movement Therapies Wellness and Education Center in Grand Junction has scheduled an open house at its new location. The event is set for 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at 201 W. Park Drive, upstairs in  the building housing Colorado Injury and Pain Specialists. The open house will offer a chance to meet staff […]

Workshop to offer information about financing clean energy upgrades

A free workshop has been scheduled in Western Colorado to offer information about financing for energy and water efficiency improvements to commercial properties. The half-day workshop is set for 8:30 a.m. March 10  in Room 301 of Colorado Mountain College, located at 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. To register, visit the website at […]

HopeWest to use $10,000 grant for grief services for children

HopeWest has received a $10,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to support grief and bereavement services for children in Western Colorado. “We are so grateful to the New York Life Foundation for their investment in our HopeWest Kids program. Their generosity will allow us to continue helping grieving children and families at such […]

Group donates $20,100 to school district foundation

A philanthropic group has donated more than $20,000 to the Mesa County School District 51 Foundation. Members of the Giving Club in Grand Junction donated a total of $20,100 to the foundation and its mission to support the academic growth and achievement of students in the district. Members of the club pledge to make four […]

Charter introduces service for low-income customers

Charter Communications has introduced a new high-speed Internet service for low-income families and seniors in the Grand Valley. Spectrum Internet Assist offers eligible customers low-cost broadband speeds of up to 30 megabits per second downstream and 4 megabits per second upstream. Spectrum Internet Assist includes e-mail boxes, Internet security software and a modem at no […]

IT firm named to list of top managed service providers

A Grand Junction-based information technology company has been included in a list recognizing managed service providers. Networks Unlimited is included in 2017 Managed Service Provider 500 list compiled by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company that provides news to the IT industry. The list appears in the February issue of the CRN print magazine […]


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