Elk Foundation and partners fund Colorado projects

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners have provided a total of nearly $2.6 million to fund research and conservation projects that benefit elk and other wildlife in Colorado. Research projects will help biologists identify sources of elk calf mortality and learn how elk are affected by human recreational activity. Conservation projects will include […]

Pinnacle Foundation awards scholarships

The Pinnacol Foundation has awarded a total of nearly $453,0000 in scholarships to 95 Colorado students. The foundation — established as a charitable nonprofit entity by Pinnacol Assurance, a workers’ compensation insurance provider — provides scholarships to students whose parents were seriously injured or killed in work-related accidents. Since 200, the foundation has awarded a […]

State Farm agents join in fire prevention effort

State Farm insurance agents Ken Richards and Seth Rockey joined with the National Fire Protection Association and the Clifton, Grand Junction and Lower Valley fire departments in an annual effort promoting home fire safety. State Farm agents delivered brochures, posters and other materials to more than 2,500 fire departments across the country in preparation for […]

Coffee shop celebrates first year business

The Novel Cup, a specialty coffee shop located in the east parking lot of the Mesa County Public Library in Grand Junction, will offer specials and gifts to celebrate its first year in business. “This has been a year like no other,” said Lara Seitz, co-owner of the Novel Cup. “Nobody can plan for a […]

Applications sought for Bray Cares Foundation grants

Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Oct. 12 for the latest round of grants from the Bray Cares Foundation. The Bray Cares Foundation partners with the Western Colorado Community Foundation to provide funds to organizations addressing housing-related needs in Mesa County. Grants range from $500 to $5,000 and target projects that provide affordable housing, […]

Real estate business expands network in partnering with Durango firm

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties based in Grand Junction has expanded its network in partnering with Coldwell Banker Heritage House Realtors in Durango. “We’re excited to work with the incredible group of agents at Coldwell Banker Heritage House Realtors,” said Todd Conklin, chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties. “The partnership will strengthen both organizations […]

Firms recognized for environmental efforts

West Star Aviation and Teltech Group are among the Colorado companies and organizations recognized for their efforts to promote a cleaner environment. West Star was named for a sixth consecutive year as a gold leader in the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program. Teltech Group also was selected as a gold leader. “Contributing to the community’s ongoing […]

Chick-Fil-A restaurant volunteers lend a hand

Employees from the Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Grand Junction volunteered to complete outdoor cleaning and landscaping at the Willows, a care facility operated by Family Health West in Fruita. Joe and Kim Walsh, owners of the Chick-Fil-A, have kept their 80 employees on payrolls while the restaurant under goes a nine-week remodeling project scheduled for completion […]

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