Health care organization to honor atomic heroes

A health care organization that provides services to former nuclear and uranium workers will sponsor an event during a Grand Junction Rockies baseball game honoring their service.

Nuclear Care Partners will sponsor Atomic Heroes Appreciation Night June 21 at a game set for  6:40 p.m. at Suplizio Field. Former Department of Energy workers and contractors may attend free of charge and will be honored during the game. For reservations or more information, call Nuclear Care Partners at 244-0900.

“The appreciation night is just one way to show these men and women how much we appreciate them for enhancing our nation’s security,” said John Kelley, community relations manager at Nuclear Care Partners. “They sacrificed more than they knew, and we are committed to ensuring their contributions are not forgotten.”

Nuclear Care Partners provides in-home health care services to former Department of Energy workers in 16 states. For more information, visit