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 […]

Accountants earn forensic certification

Lynn Kleager and Greg Keller, both accountants and principals with Dalby, Wendland & Co. have earned certification in financial forensics from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Keller also earned certification in business valuation services. Forensic accounting services include collecting, analyzing and evaluating evidence as well as interpreting and communicating findings in a courtroom, […]

Women in construction chapter announces five new members

Five new members have joined the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). The five are: Mary Ellen Fern, E&E Door&Window; Vicky Gannon, All Types Concrete Work; Imelda Mulholland, Hoskin, Farina & Kampf; Linda Patterson, Moody Valley Insurance; and Cheryl Powell, Labor Ready. An international professional association that promotes the […]

Leading economic index reflects slowing growth, but not recession

A monthly measure of future economic performance in the United States continues to reflect a weak economy, but not one headed back into recession. The Conference Board Reported that its Leading Economic Index (LEI) edged up a tenth of a percent in July. Measures of current and past economic performance also increased. “The indicators point […]