Construction under way on addition to VA medical center

Construction is under way on an addition to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction. The 31,000 square-foot surgical facility will be built on top of an existing two-story clinic and tie into the third floor of the seven-floor inpatient tower at the center. The $11 million project is scheduled for completion in July. […]

Panel presentation to focus on veterans in the work force

An upcoming presentation in Grand Junction will focus on military veterans in the work force. The Western Colorado Human Resource Association has scheduled the presentation for 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. The event is open to the public, including business owners and managers, human resource professionals and office […]

Realtor association softball event raises money for cancer foundation

The Grand Junction Area Realtor Association (GJARA) has donated the proceeds from a benefit softball tournament to the Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation. The event generated $8,326.16. Grand Junction resident Kim Jones set up the foundation after her son, Jordan, was diagnosed with testicular cancer two years ago. “We are pleased that, through our event, we […]

Registration under way for upcoming Herberger’s Community Day fund-raiser

Registration is under way for a twice-yearly fund-raising event at Herberger’s. The department store has scheduled its next Community Day for Nov. 13. Participating nonprofit groups can sign up at the Web site at to sell savings books and raise money for their activities. Participating groups sell savings books for $5. The books contain a […]

Family Health West offers fitness classes designed specifically for older adults

Family Health West in Fruita now offers fitness classes designed specifically for older adults. SilverSneakers classes are set for 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the nursing home at 228 N. Cherry St. “Participants should wear comfortable clothing, rubber-soled shoes and bring water,” said Susie Ziegler, a certified SilverSneakers senior advisor and instructor. “It’s […]

Grand Junction firm ranks among top United Country offices nationwide

United Country RealQuest Realty in Grand Junction ranked first in Colorado and 23rd nationally among United Country offices for sales during the first half of 2010. “Even though the economy hasn’t quite normalized, we’ve focused on the things we can control, like providing outstanding customer service and superior marketing programs,” said Craig Ginter, who owns […]