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West Slope companies compete in Tech Madness Bracket

Two West Slope companies were selected to participate in what’s billed as a Tech Madness Bracket pitting 16 Colorado startups. ProStar Geocorp in Grand Junction and Proximity Space based in Montrose both prevailed in their first-round matchups in the competition organized by Coloradoinno, an organization promoting innovation in the state. The public participates by voting […]

CMU business group plans benefit golf tournament

Registration is underway for an annual benefit golf tournament organized by the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda at Colorado Mesa University. The FBLA-PBL Golf Tournament is set for April 12 at Adobe Creek Golf Course in Fruita. Check-in will begin at noon, with tee off at 1 p.m. The tournament will cost $400 […]

Vendors sought for honeybee festival

Registration remains open through April 6 for vendors who want to participate in the Palisade International Honeybee Festival. The 11th version of the annual event is scheduled for April 13 along a couple of blocks where Main and Third streets intersect at the Town Plaza. “We still have space for more vendors and welcome any […]

Martin Mortuary joins in effort to lay veterans to rest

Martin Mortuary in Grand Junction will participate in a program offering memorial services to veterans whose remains have been unclaimed. A memorial service is set for 9 a.m. March 21 at Martin Mortuary at 550 North Ave., followed by internment with military honors at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado at 2830 Riverside Parkway. […]

Welding and fabrication business finalist for ethics award

All Metals Welding & Fabrication in Grand Junction was among the finalists for annual awards honoring Colorado companies. All Metals Welding & Fabrication was a finalist for Most Ethical Manufacturer in the Made In Colorado awards program conducted by ColoradoBiz magazine. Located at 1707 Interstate Highway 70 Business Loop, All Metals Welding & Fabrication offers […]

Wellness at Family Health West offers cancer survivor exercise

Wellness at Family Health West in Fruita offers an exercise program for cancer survivors. The program includes a personal assessment by an exercise physiologist to determine abilities and goals, an individual exercise program and group exercise classes in a supportive environment. The program is designed to help cancer survivors not only improve their cardiovascular endurance […]

Companies honored for expansive efforts

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce has honored seven Grand Valley companies for expansions involving a total of more $8 million in capital investments and 77 new jobs. Capco was honored for investing $5 million and creating 45 jobs. Wine Country Inn invested $2.2 million and created four jobs. GJ Gardner Homes invested $415,000 […]

Junior Service League schedules Vino El Vino

The Junior Service League of Grand Junction has scheduled the U.S. Bank Viva el Vino fund-raiser. The annual event — which pairs food with wines — is set for 6 to 9 p.m. April 27  in the Colorado Mesa University Center. The event also will feature classical guitarist Javier de Los Santos and a silent […]

Community Hospital receives Healthy Business Leader designation

Community Hospital in Grand Junction has been recognized as a Health Links Certified Healthy Business Leader, a designation that reflects efforts to foster a workplace culture of health and safety. “We are extremely proud to have earned this certification for the third year in a row and plan to continue our efforts to provide the […]

Grand Junction software firm receives recognition from digital magazine

A Grand Junction-based company has earned more recognition for its geospatial intelligence software that helps companies and government agencies manage underground infrastructure. ProStar Geocorp was among the winners of 2019 Global Excellence Awards presented by Acquisition International, a monthly digital business magazine. Page Tucker, chief executive officer of ProStar, appeared on the cover of the […]

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