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Free event to connect girls with professional women to explore careers

A free event in Grand Junction will offer middle school and high school girls an opportunity to connect with professional women to talk about careers. The Secrets to Success event is set for 8:45 to 11 a.m. Jan. 21 at the Colorado Mesa University Center ballroom. The “speed dating” format will offer participants a chance […]

Events manager joins downtown organization

Caitlyn Love has joined the Downtown Grand Junction Business Improvement District as event coordinator. Love oversees all aspects of event management downtown. She brings to her duties experience as a marketing manager for a medical office and free-lance wedding photographer. She holds a degree from Colorado Mesa University. The addition of Love follows other changes, […]

St. Mary’s offers free home radon testing kits

St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction offers free kits to test for exposure to radon gas in homes. The kits include collection instructions and a report of findings. To obtain a kit or more information, contact Debra Hesse at 298-2351 or debra.hesse@sclhs.net. Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas that constitutes the […]

Listings sought for Colorado from directory

Listings will be accepted through Feb. 15 for an annual directory promoting farmers’ markets, roadside stands and other farm and ranch operations. The Colorado Department of Agriculture will distribute nearly 100,000 copies of the Colorado Farm Fresh Directory throughout the state. The directory also will be available online and as application on smartphones. “It’s a […]

Participants sought for Southwest Arbor Fest

Proposals will be accepted through 3 p.m. Feb. 5 for businesses, artists and musicians interested in participating in the upcoming Southwest Arbor Fest in Grand Junction. The 15th annual Southwest Arbor Fest is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. April 22 and will include a Colorado craft brew tasting, mac and cheese competition, arts and […]

Powderhorn joins in safety promotion

Powderhorn Mountain Resort plans to join in a national observance intended to promote safety on the slopes. National Safety Month activities at Powderhorn will include the opportunity to participate in a ski patrol ski-along that will educate skiers and snowboarders about the role of the ski patrol. On Jan. 14, Kohls Cares representatives will give […]

Cancer survivorship event to offer information and resources

A cancer survivorship program at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction has scheduled a free event offering information and resources. Western Colorado Cancer Day is set for 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Meyer Ballroom at the Colorado Mesa University Center in Grand Junction. The event is free, but limited to […]

Registration under way for New Dimensions classes

Registration will remain open through Jan. 20 for more than 60 classes offered to adults ages 50 and over through the New Dimensions Lifelong Learning Institute in the Grand Valley. Online registration is available at www.newdimensionsgj.org. An assisted registration event is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 536 […]

Business brings the help soldier and his grandmother

A Grand Junction business and three of its service technicians joined in an effort to help a member of the military and his grandmother. Peterson Plumbing received a request from Operation Revamp to help an active duty soldier whose grandmother couldn’t be released from the hospital until the furnace in her Grand Junction home was […]

Atrium among SeniorAdisor.com winners

The Atrium of Grand Valley has been honored by a website for a second straight year for the ratings and reviews the senior living community received. The Atrium was recognized by SeniorAdvisor.com as part of its Best of 2017 awards program. The website offers consumer ratings and reviews for senior living communities and home care […]

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