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District 51 Foundation to benefit from antique mall fund-raiser

A Robin’s Nest of Antiques and Treasures has selected the Mesa County School District 51 Foundation to participate in a new fund-raising program at the downtown Grand Junction antique mall. Donations of antiques, collectibles and other vintage items will be cleaned, priced and displayed in what’s billed as the Our Community Cares Corner on the […]

Write a Will Month workshops scheduled

The Mesa County Fundraisers’ Network has joined with Hoskin, Farina & Kampf and Two Rivers Trust Co. to host two free workshops as part of Write a Will Month. The 90-minute workshops are set for 11 a.m. March 14 and 5:30 p.m. March 29 at the Mesa County Libraries central branch located near the intersection […]

Applicants sought for chamber leadership program

Applications will be accepted through May 31 for the next leadership class offered by the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mesa County Leadership Program is designed develop community leaders through a series of classes and field trips covering a range of issues and topics. Many of the more than 340 graduates of the […]

“Boot camp” to help teens with speaking and leadership skills

A free course designed to help teen-agers develop their presentation and leadership skills is scheduled for the Mesa County Libraries central library in Grand Junction. The Toastmasters Youth Leadership Boot Camp is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays March 23 to April 20 at the library, located near Fifth Street and Grand Avenue. Registration […]

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 […]


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