Nominations sought for philanthropic award

Nominations will be accepted through Feb. 29 for an annual award recognizing the philanthropic contributions of a Mesa County business. The Human Services Council of Mesa County will announce its business of the year as part of its White Ribbon Leadership Breakfast set for March 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Grand Junction. […]

Bank promoting good savings habits

ANB Bank will participate in a national program to promote good savings habits. ANB Bank hopes to open 100 savings accounts as part of America Saves Week, scheduled for Feb. 19 to 26. The program was launched in 2001 to use a social marketing approach to encourage savings. ANB Bank encourages young children to save […]

IHOP to join in pancake fund-raiser

The IHOP restaurant in Grand Junction will join in a national effort to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 28, National Pancake Day, the restaurant will offer customers a free short of buttermilk pancakes and invite them to make a donation. The IHOP chain of restaurants expects […]

Consulting firm breaks ground on new building

An environmental consulting and waste management services company has broken ground on the construction of a new and larger building in Grand Junction. HRL Compliance Services will move into an 8,000 square-foot building at 2385 F 1/2 Road. HCSI now leases about 3,000 square-feet of office space off Horizon Drive. Founded in 2002, HCSI offers […]

Grand Junction TV station earns StormReady designation

A Grand Junction television station is the first in Colorado to earn certification from the National Weather Service as a StormReady Supporter. KJCT News 8 is among only five TV stations nationwide to receive the designation. A StormReady Supporter is a nongovernment organization that establishes a severe weather safety plan and participates in and promotes […]

Comfort Keepers owners earn franchise award

A Grand Junction couple has earned recognition for their operation of a franchise offering in-home services to seniors and others who need assistance. Benjamin and Ora Lee received the Quest for Excellence award from CK Franchising, the company that franchises a Comfort Keepers network of more than 600 independently owned and operate businesses. The award […]

Real estate firm names best-selling agent

Heiden Homes and Associates in Grand Junction named Bob Colony its top agent in January after he posted the highest sales volume for the month. Colony has worked in the Grand Valley real estate industry for more than 30 years and operated his own real estate company with his wife, Terry, for 15 years. Heiden […]

Dental hygienist joins Fruita practice

Annette DiBenedetto has joined Gary Andreoletti’s dental practice in Fruita as a dental hygienist. “Preventative maintenance is the best way to protect you from periodontal disease and long-term tooth decay, and DiBenedetto is here to help you make oral health a priority,” Andreoletti said. “She has an exuberant personality, youthfulness and, when it comes to […]