Archive for: April, 2018

CMU students qualify for national competition

Sixteen members of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Chapter at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction have qualified to compete in a national leadership conference in Baltimore this summer. The 16 students qualified by virtue of winning a total of 32 top-three awards at the Colorado leadership conference in Denver, where they […]

City of Grand Junction honors board and commission members

The City of Grand Junction has awarded eight former members of boards and commissions for services that ended in 2017 after reaching term limits. They were among 125 members recognized at a banquet. The eight were: Clifford Sprinkle, Brad Taylor and Frank Watt, all members of the Riverfront Commission; Ebe Eslami, a member of the […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Cynthia Castaneda, Marlene Brunet and Kathy Tomkins were honored as the top-performing agents for March at Weichert Realtors-Heiden Home Realty in Grand Junction. Castaneda posted the highest dollar volume in sales for the month while also recording the highest number of closings and most new listings. Brunet had the second-highest dollar volume in sales, while […]

New manager to oversee BLM Southwest District

Stephanie Connolly has been selected as the new manager of the Bureau of Land Management Southwest District in Colorado. Headquartered in Montrose, the district encompasses a total of 2.7 million acres in the Grand Junction,Tres Rios and Uncompaghre field offices. Connolly expects to start her new position on May 29. She has managed the BLM […]

HopeWest announces addition to leadership team

Georgia Rock will join HopeWest based in Grand Junction as senior vice president and executive director of hospice. Rock expects to begin her new position in May, drawing on more than 30 years of experience in home health and hospice care. “As we look forward to the future, Rock’s position is key as HopeWest continually […]

Lawyer opening Grand Junction office

Brad Wright plans to soon open a Colorado office of Wright Legal Services in Grand Junction. The office is scheduled to open May 1 in Suite B10 at 1048 Independent Ave. The move follows the dissolution of the Grand Junction law firm of Griff, Larson, Laiche & Wright as a result of the retirement of […]

Doctors to join in medical mission to Haiti

Two physicians who practice at Community Hospital in Grand Junction expect to join in a medical mission to Haiti. Drs. Adam Baker and Katie McKee-Cole plan to travel to Haiti April 28 to May 5 to join a team from Thomas Jefferson University in performing free surgeries. The program is sponsored and coordinated by Chance, […]

Registration under way for economic summit

Registration is underway for an annual economic summit scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6 in the University Center at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The Grand Junction Economic Partnership will host the summit, which will focus this year on conscious capitalism and what’s called the fourth sector. “The fourth sector refers […]

U.S. Bank fine art auction set for May 4

The annual U.S. Bank fine art auction is set for May 4 at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction. The event is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the center, located at 1803 N. Seventh St. In addition to the auction, the event will include food and drinks. For tickets […]

Fruita businesses join in bike trails fund-raiser

Eight Fruita businesses will donate a portion of sales during April to the construction of new mountain biking trails in the Kokopelli system. Best Slope, Chesnick Realty, Colorado Backcountry Biker, Copper Club, Hot Tomato, Over the Edge, Robinson Realty and Suds Brothers will join in the effort. Colorado Backcountry Biker, Copper Club and Over the […]

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