Grand Junction chamber honors expansive efforts

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce honored a total of five companies and organizations for expansions involving a combined $16.5 million in investments and 37 jobs.

The five were honored during a quarterly chamber membership meeting.

Caprock Academy was recognized for an expansion to its charter school involving $12.2 million and six jobs.

Legacy Academy was honored for the purchase and renovation of a larger building for its gymnastics, dance and obstacle course training facility. The effort involved an investment of $3.75 million and creation of 12 jobs.

Adrenaline Driven Adventure Co. was awarded for an expansion involving a $300,000 capital investment and 12 additional jobs. The company offers off-road vehicle rentals and tours.

Bassett Furniture was recognized for a $200,000 expansion and the creation of four jobs.

Ariel Clinical Services was honored for opening Perdita’s Coffee, a retail operation selling coffee and cookies while also providing jobs for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The expansion involved a $35,000 investment and three additional jobs.