Consumer Confidence Index slips

A measure of consumer confidence has slipped as concerns about inflation and COVID-19 mount.  The Conference Board reported its Consumer Confidence Index fell 2.1 points to 109.5 in November.  “Expectations about short-term growth prospects ticked up, but job and income prospects ticked down. Concerns about rising prices and, to a lesser degree, the Delta variant […]

Birth Place at Community Hospital joins network

The Birth Place at Community Hospital in Grand Junction has joined a statewide network providing birthing services. “We are extremely proud to be a new member of the Colorado Baby-Friendly Hospital Collaborative,” said Marsha Bagby, director of the Birth Place at Community Hospital. “Our staff has worked very closely with this organization, and it underscores […]

Foundation awards grants to address housing needs

The Bray Cares Foundation in Grand Junction awarded six more grants worth a total of $35,000 to help nonprofit organizations address housing needs in Mesa County. Grants were awarded to Amos Supportive Housing Association, Foster Alumni Mentors, Grand Valley Catholic Outreach, Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County, HomewardBound of the Grand Valley and Karis. The […]

Ascension Fitness Studio opens in Grand Junction

Ascension Fitness Studio has opened in Grand Junction. Located at 2482 Patterson Road, Suite 100, the studio offers around-the-clock access, a variety of exercise equipment and small group classes. The studio also hosts other businesses, including Gracie Jiu Jitsu Grand Junction, Kinetic Wellness Physical Therapy and Mountain Air Roasters. Anthony Fino, owner of Ascension Fitness […]

Real estate team to present Rockestra fund-raiser

The Shafer Team at Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties will present a benefit performance of Grand Junction Rockestra. The event is set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Avalon Theater at  645 Main St. Tickets range from $10 to $35. VIP tickets are available for an additional $25 and include three beverage tickets, appetizers and […]

Grand Valley Power seeks applicants for youth camp

Grand Valley Power based in Grand Junction will accept applications through Jan. 14 for the Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp. Grand Valley Power will sponsor two high school juniors or seniors to attend the camp set for July 16 to 21 at the Glen Eden Resort near Steamboat Springs. A total of nearly 100 students from […]

Freddy’s launches holiday gift card promotion

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has launched a holiday promotion in which customers who purchase a $25 gift card will receive a free $5 bonus card good for purchases from Jan. 1 to Feb. 15. Since its founding in 2002, Freddy’s has grown to a total of more than 400 locations in 34 states. In […]

Applicants sought for Young Professionals Network board

Applications will be accepted through Dec. 3 from volunteers interested in serving on the board of directors of the Young Professionals Network of Mesa County. The board plans and coordinates events held throughout the year and provides opportunities for members to connect. Board members serve two-year terms and may serve up to three terms. To […]

Open house to detail Clifton library plans

An upcoming open house will offer information about the proposed Mesa County Libraries branch in Clifton. The open house is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in the library and media center at Rocky Mountain Elementary School, located at 3260 D 1/2 Road in Clifton. The new library branch has been proposed as […]

Nominations sought for SBA awards

Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 11 for awards presented as part of the 2022 National Small Business Week. The U.S. Small Business Administration presents the awards to recognize businesses for their achievements and contributions to their communities. Nominations must be submitted electronically by 1 p.m. Jan. 11. Awards will be presented during a ceremony […]

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