Archive for: June, 2012

Travel and tourism outlook upbeat

Phil Castle, The Business Times Barb Bowman takes into account a number of factors in her upbeat assessment for travel and tourism business in the Grand Valley. The year is off to a comparatively good start, gasoline prices have dropped, pent-up demand for travel likely will be unleashed and a variety of upcoming events will […]

Mortgage firm names top producer

Terrie Higgins was honored as the top producer at Guild Mortgage Co. in Grand Junction for the first quarter of 2012. Higgins had the most closed transactions as well as the largest volume of loans closed. Higgins joined Guild Mortgage in May 2011 and brought with her more than 30 years of experience in banking […]

Counselor expands art therapy practice

A Grand Junction counselor has expanded her art therapy practice. Joni Beckner has received her License in Professional Counseling and become a provider for Rocky Mountain Health Plans and Aetna. Her practice, ArtLight Therapy & Studios, is located in the Doc Shore House at 327 N. Seventh St., No. 5. Beckner offers contract art therapy […]

Residential sales associate joins real estate firm

John Duffy has joined the team of residential sales associates working at Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. Duffy brings to his latest position nearly 30 years of experience in home building, marketing and real estate. He’s lived in Western Colorado 23 years. Bray Real Estate operates offices at 1015 N. Seventh St. For more […]

Angela Whitlock has joined Insurance Planning Alternatives in Grand Junction. Whitlock will handle commercial accounts for IPA, an independent insurance agency that represents a group of companies. A native of Montrose, Whitlock brings to her new duties 12 years of experience in commercial insurance, the last 10 in Grand Junction. She received her insurance license […]

Two join Grand Junction marketing firm

Danelle Derby and Josh Meuwly have joined Synergy Marketing Consultants, a Grand Junction-based marketing firm. “We are very excited to have these two power houses join our already strong team,” said Matt Jones, owner and co-founder of the firm. Derby brings to her new duties as a marketing consultant and event coordinator 12 years of […]

Firm donates Rockies tickets to youth program

A Mesa County firm has donated  tickets to send participants in a youth camp to Grand Junction Rockies baseball games. “When I remember great times I had as a kid, going to ballgames every summer with my dad really stands out. We want Grand Junction kids to get the same chance to enjoy pro ball […]

Stores plan book signing events

Two Grand Junction book stores have scheduled book signing events with authors. Crystal Books and Gifts plans a book signing event from 5 to 8 p.m. June 28 at the store at 439 Main St. The event will feature Sherry Ficklin, the author of young adult and paranormal novels, including the “Gods of Fate” and […]

Farmers’ market to return to Fruita

The Fruita Farmers’ Market is scheduled to resume June 30 with more than 30 vendors and artisans selling fresh produce and a variety of other wares. The weekly market is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 22 at the Civic Center Park, located at 325 E. Aspen Ave. The musical duo […]

Benefit concert to raise money for animal shelter

A benefit concert scheduled at a Palisade winery will raise money for a Grand Valley animal shelter. The Wine and Whiskers Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. June 30 at Grande River Vineyards, located at 787 N. Elbert near Interstate Highway 70 Exit 42. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets sell for $15 in […]


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