Archive for: March, 2016

Survey shows Colorado business leaders mostly upbeat, but also concerned

Colorado business leaders remain mostly optimistic about the coming months, but also concerned about the potential effects of a variety of factors, according to the latest results of  a quarterly survey. “While expectations remain positive for the next two quarters, expectations will slip slightly heading into the third quarter,” said Richard Wobbekind, executive director of […]

Country club names recreation director, event coordinator

Tim Tafoya is the new director of golf and recreation and Sarah Catlin is the new event coordinator at Bookcliff Country Club in Grand Junction. Tafoya has developed new activities and programs, including golf programs as well as tennis and fitness classes, basketball tournaments and poolside events. Catlin brings to her new duties decades of […]

New president to lead West Slope engineering firm

Warren Swanson has been appointed president of SGM, a Western Colorado engineering, consulting and surveying firm. Swanson brings to his new position nearly 20 years of experience as a professional engineer. He’s worked for SGM since 2002, most recently as water services sector leader, providing design and consulting services for municipal water systems. SGM is […]

Energy consultant joins Grand Junction company

Shayla Kraft has joined Element Energy Advisors in Grand Junction as a commercial energy consultant. Kraft brings to her duties more than 15 years of experience in corporate sales, marketing, project management and business consulting. She holds a degree in mass communications from Colorado Mesa University. “We’re very lucky to have someone of her caliber […]

Construction firm announces promotion

Sam Meyer has been promoted to vice president of the Grand Junction office for Shaw Construction and will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of projects in Western Colorado. Meyer previously worked as a project manager and project executive and also managed the Wyoming branch for several years. He brings to his duties […]

Insurance manager earns Nationwide recognition

Carma Brown, manager of the personal insurance department at Home Loan Insurance in Grand Junction, has earned Nationwide recognition for her community service. Brown received the 2016 regional community service award from Nationwide Insurance. Brown was selected from among Nationwide affiliate agents in a six-state region. Brown will be featured on a wall of fame […]

Outreach volunteer available at workforce center

A volunteer from Grand Valley Catholic Outreach is now available on a weekly basis at the Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 1/2 Road in Grand Junction. A representative from the organization is available at the center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays to offer help in obtaining such basics as food, clothing and […]

Wienerschnitzel and Taste Freez to open in convenience store

A Wienerschnitzel and Tastee Freez are scheduled to open April 4 in the Shell convenience store at 745 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. The location will be the fifth co-branded Wienerschnitzel and Tastee Freez opened by Rocky Mountain C Stores, a Grand Junction firm which operates Shell convenience stores in Western Colorado. The company also […]

Meditation presentation up next for bookstore series

Tom Lynch, owner of Acupuncture for Accelerated Healing in Grand Junction, is the next scheduled speaker at a series of events at Crystal Books and Gifts. Lynch will lead a free presentation on meditation  as part of the Off the Shelf event set for 1 p.m. April 17 at the store, located at 439 Main […]

Mesa County RSVP event to honor volunteers

Mesa County RSVP has scheduled an event to recognize the 440 volunteers who’ve worked with the organization in providing a total of more than 72,000 hours of services over the past year. The volunteer appreciation event is set for noon April 8 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. The event […]


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