Archive for: July, 2017

Senior community combines design and technology to “elevate” assisted living

Phil Castle, The Business Times Sarah Winnefeld leads an impromptu tour through the large, two-story building under construction near where Horizon Drive slants into Seventh Street in Grand Junction. As workers around her hang drywall and paint, Winnefeld walks and talks, pointing out sights along the way. There’s the large reception area at the entrance […]

Grand Valley residents appointed to state boards

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed two Grand Valley residents to serve on state boards. Palisade Police Chief Debra Funston was appointed to serve on the Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Board. Robbie Breaux of Fruita was appointed to the Colorado Council on Creative Industries. Funston will serve as a police chief on the […]

Real estate firm announces addition

Mark Towner has joined Hummel Real Estate in Grand Junction. Towner brings to his duties nearly two decades of experience in the mortgage industry. He joined Mortgage Solutions in Colorado Springs in 2001 and opened a Grand Junction branch in 2009. In 2013, he opened a branch of Cenderea Funding. He’s closed more than $100 […]

Vectra Bank names West Slope wealth advisor

Nicholas Daniel has been named vice president and wealth advisor at Vectra Wealth Advisors, serving Grand Junction as well as Aspen, Cortez, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Montrose in Western Colorado. Daniel brings to his duties more than eight years of experience in offering financial planning and investment education services to business owners, individuals and families. […]

Closing officer joins title company

Sonya Kearl has joined Advanced Title Co. in Grand Junction as a closing officer. Kearl brings to her duties 25 years of experience, including work managing the largest closing department in Grand Junction as well as work in the mortgage and banking industries. Advanced Title operates offices at 618 Rood Ave. For more information, call […]

Mind Springs Health names hospital medical director

Dr. Francis (Frank) Lotrich has joined Mind Springs Health as medical director of the West Springs psychiatric hospital in Grand Junction. Lotrich brings to the position his experience as both a medical provider and scholar, most recently as an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He holds a medical degree […]

Proposals sought for Art on the Corner exhibit

Proposals will be accepted through 5 p.m. Aug. 11 for temporary sculpture installations planned as part of the Art on the Corner program in downtown Grand Junction. Final selections for the temporary exhibit for the coming year will be completed by Aug. 25, and artists will be notified at that time. Avery Glassman, programs and […]

Party for Paws: Tickets on sale for benefit gala

Ticket sales are under way for the Party for Paws, an annual benefit gala for the Roice-Hurst Humane Society animal shelter and adoption center in the Grand Valley. The event is set for 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horion Drive in Grand Junction. The event will include cocktails, dinner, […]

Presentations with local authors set for downtown store

A series of free presentations featuring local authors is scheduled to continue from 6 to 7 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 3 at Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction. The July 27 presentation will feature Karen Fricke and Luis Lopez. Fricke will read from her book of poetry titled “Beyond […]

Franchisees sought for Pizza Factory location in Grand Junction

A pizzeria chain with a total of more than 110 restaurants in six states is looking for potential franchisees interested in opening a Pizza Factory in Grand Junction. “We are growing our footprint into neighborhoods big and small where we know our awesome people, product and philanthropic partnerships will be valued, and Grand Junction has […]


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