Write a Will Month workshops scheduled

Three workshops are planned as part of Write a Will Month to help participants make sure their wishes are carried out following their deaths. The 90-minute workshops are set for 10:30 a.m. March 4 and 5:30 p.m. March 11 and 18 at the Mesa County Central Library at 443 N. Sixth St. in Grand Junction. […]

Freddy’s plans 95-cent frozen custard celebration

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will sell 95-cent frozen custards as part of a celebration of the 95th birthday of co-founder Freddy Simon. The offer will include single-scoop vanilla or chocolate custard served in a  dish or cake cone and will be available through Feb. 26 at participating restaurants. Entries also will be accepted in […]

Glass company honored for supporting military

Pinnacle Glass Company in Grand Junction has received recognition for its support of military service members and their families. Pinnacle Glass Company received the Patriotic Employer Award from the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve. The company was honored for its programs that benefit service members as well as employees who serve in the […]

Trainer to offer workshop on adopting dogs

A professional dog trainer has scheduled a seminar offering information about adopting rescue and shelter dogs. Marisa Kuhr, a trainer with Angels in the Making, will lead the seminar. The event is set for 12:30 to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way in Grand Junction. Admission is $30. For […]

Sports commission awards grants for events

A total of nearly $40,000 in grants has been awarded to the organizers of upcoming sporting events in the Grand Valley. The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission awarded the grants as part of its efforts to promote sports tourism and bolster the economy. “We’re celebrating a milestone of sending money directly out into the community […]

Firm makes opportunity zone investment in townhome project

Parsonex Properties has closed on its first qualified opportunity zone project in Grand Junction — 22 townhomes expected to be available for rent this summer. Based in Englewood, Parsonex Properties invests in real estate projects in the Rocky Mountain and Southeast. A tax reform measure enacted in 2017 offers tax breaks for investing in opportunity […]

Film fest tour coming to Grand Junction

An annual festival showcasing films featuring outdoor sports, stunning landscapes and remote cultures is scheduled to return to Grand Junction. A stop on the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Avalon Theatre at 645 Main St. Tickets sell for $25 […]

Habitat plans event to build awareness — and homes

Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County and Lowe’s Home Improvement in Grand Junction plan to join in an international effort to draw attention to the need for safe and affordable housing. The International Women Build is set for March 7 with workshops as well as work at a construction site. “We invite women of all […]

Real estate moving to “normalcy in the market”

A fter nearly a decade of growth in the Mesa County real estate activity, Robert Bray foresees a more moderate pace ahead. “I would suggest we’re moving to a normalcy in the market,” said Bray, the chief executive officer of Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. Bray shared his outlook during an economic forecast forum […]