Archive for: April, 2015

10 tips for picking a property manager

Rental properties offer an excellent addition to an investment portfolio. But the return on these investments depends on both the physical upkeep and financial monitoring of the property. While it’s possible to manage your own properties, the time and effort involved in just screening potential tenants can be substantial. Add in all the other fundamentals […]

Drinking problems: Alcohol abuse effects workplace

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. By one estimate, 15 million full-time employees in the U.S. are heavy drinkers. Employees who misuse or abuse alcohol are more likely to miss work, suffer from health problems and pose a greater risk of harming themselves and others. Two particular kinds of […]

Escrow officer joins title company

Tammy Flesher has joined Heritage Title Co. in Grand Junction as an escrow officer, bringing to her duties more than 12 years of experience. A part of Fidelity National Financial, Heritage Title serves the real estate industry in Colorado with locations across the state. In Grand Junction, Heritage Title operates offices at 330 Grand Ave. […]

Real estate business names best-selling agents

Lori Enriquez, Mary Kruse and Melanie Heiden were honored as the best-selling agents during the first quarter at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Enriquez posted the highest dollar volume in sales during the quarter, while Kruse placed second and Heiden third. Heiden Homes Realty operates offices at 735 Rood Ave. For more […]

Agent joins real estate firm

Christie DeHerrera has joined Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. DeHerrera worked in the banking industry and as a hair stylist and business owner before deciding to focus on real estate. “Christie is very hard working and a great people person. She will be a great addition to our Bray team,” said Robert Bray, chief […]

Podiatrist appointed to state board

Terri Schmitt, a podiatrist with Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates in Grand Junction, has been appointed to the Colorado Podiatry Board. Schmitt is among four podiatrists appointed to the board by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. Schmitt will serve a four-year term. The board regulates the practice of podiatry and ensures licensed professionals meet standards of care. […]

U-Haul dealer expands operation

The Shop & Automotive at 695 U.S. Highway 50 in Delta now offers U-Haul trucks, towing equipment and other moving equipment and supplies. The U-Haul operation is the second for owner Mel Cook, who also operates the The Shop Automotive & Tire at 12912 Colorado Highway 65 in Eckert. Cook became a U-Haul dealer when […]

Accounting firm sponsors mug fund-raiser

Eide Bailly, an accounting and advisory firm, once again presents a fund-raiser selling collectible coffee mugs to raise money for the Hilltop Latimer House program offering services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Mugs featuring the original artwork of Gayle Gerson sell for $15. A mug filled with beauty products, chocolate, coffee and […]

Grand Junction operation earns United Van Lines award

Mesa Systems in Grand Junction has been honored by United Van Lines as part of an annual awards program. Mesa Systems received the President’s Club Award at the $12 million level. The program honors United Van Lines agents that have generated at least $1 million in sales over the past year. In addition to Grand […]

Applications sought for leadership program

Applications will be accepted through May 29 for the Mesa County Leadership Program, a nine-month course designed to help develop community leaders through a series of educational sessions covering a range of issues and topics. For more information, visit the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Web site at


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