Local seniors get pampered

November 6, 2017 0

Story and photos by Olivia VanGundy In October, approximately 40 women from Colorado Mesa University’s Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority volunteered at Eagle Ridge of Grand Valley, a local nursing home. Sorority members had the pleasure of visiting with Eagle Ridge’s residents and pampering them with hand massages and manicures. This [ . . . ]

Fruita Fall Festival Lions Club raffle winners

November 6, 2017 0

Susie Webb, $1,000 gift certificate to City Market; Devon Fink, $500 cash; Dale Yeckley, Trager Barbecue; Troy Thompson, hunting knife; Kirk Huddleston, 50 caliber muzzle-loader; Kim Raff, quilt; Lori Bailey, framed photograph; Tom Castrigno, $200 cash; Chris Rocket, $100 gift certificate to Suds Bros.; Branbie Williams, $100 gift certificate to [ . . . ]

Slam poetry troupe comes to Grand Junction

November 5, 2017 0

Five students from Western State Colorado University will be in town on November 11 for a day of eventful wordsmithing full of vigor and social commentary. Join a workshop at the Center for Independence from 3-5 p.m. that dives deep into the craft of slam poetry and its roots. Troupe [ . . . ]

Cappella of Grand Junction celebrates grand opening

November 4, 2017 0

Cappella of Grand Junction, a new assisted living and memory support community, celebrated its grand opening with an open house on October 21. Staff conducted tours of the community during a fun event that included live music and even a bouncy castle. The senior living community, located at the corner [ . . . ]

Become a Master Gardener

November 3, 2017 0

Colorado State University Tri-River Area Extension invites you apply for its Master Gardener Program. Apprentices receive approximately 66 hours of training by CSU Extension agents, local and regional specialists. Training takes place in Grand Junction. Classes are once a week, January through March, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Classes include information [ . . . ]

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