Blood donors sought

Those who donate blood to the St. Mary’s Blood Center in Grand Junction during January will receive free cholesterol screenings. Jennifer Rhamy, director of the center, said donations are needed to help maintain supplies of blood products for 13 hospitals in Western Colorado. The center is located on the second floor of the St. Mary’s […]

Applicants sought for library board vacancy

Applications will be accepted through Jan. 20 to fill an opening on the Mesa County Public Library District Board of Trustees. The seven-member board oversees the budget and policies of the library district and prepares an annual financial report for the Mesa County Commissioners.  Commissioners appoint trustees, who serve up to two, five-year terms. Applications […]

Applications sought for arts and culture grants

Applications will be accepted through Feb. 1 for a total of $36,000 in grants to support local arts and cultural events, projects and programs. The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture offers the grants to support the creative industry and employment in that sector. Nonprofit, government and educational organizations may apply for grants of […]

LL Flooring presents pine flag to Grand Junction Fire Department

The Grand Junction Fire Department was among five recipients of holiday gifts from LL Flooring. The national flooring retailer gave the department a wooden American flag crafted from 50-year-old pine. LL Flooring commissioned Pennwood Products to make the flags. LL Flooring and Pennwood Products donated the flags to five departments to recognize first responders for […]

Pinnacol Assurance among Civic 50 honorees

Pinnacol Assurance was once again among the Colorado companies recognized for their involvement in their communities. Pinnacol Assurance was among the honorees of the Civic 50 Colorado by CSR Solutions of Colorado and Points of Light. A workers’ compensation insurer, Pinnacol has received the recognition the last two years. “Our charitable giving efforts get to […]

Health care organization seeks West Slope contractors

A health care organization providing services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is looking for independent contractors in Western Colorado. Mosaic in Grand Junction is looking for contractors in Mesa County as well as Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties. “Generally, the growing need for services relates to aging caregiver parents who can no longer […]

Fruta man appointed to juvenile parole board

Jared Prochnow of Fruita has been appointed to the Colorado Juvenile Parole Board. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis appointed Prochnow to serve as a member of the public at large on the board. Prochnow succeeds Michael Rodriguez of Aurora, who resigned. Prochnow’s term expires Nov. 15, 2022. The nine-member board includes five members from the public […]

Bank executive named to golf hall of fame board

Vance Wagner, regional president of ANB Bank in Western Colorado, has been appointed to the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Jon Rizzi, executive director of the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame, welcomed the appointment. “His passion and support of the game throughout Colorado — and especially on the Western Slope — will […]

Fruita mayor pro team among appointees to CMU board

Lori Buck, mayor pro tem of Fruita, is among three appointees to the Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis appointed Buck, a Republican, to serve on the 13-member board that oversees CMU. David Foster of Denver, a Democrat, also was appointed. Allison Ream Griffin of Lafayette, a Republican, was reappointed. The […]