The name might have changed a few times over the years, but Western Slope Auto has been family owned since 1912. Mike Ferris acquired the dealership in the late seventies when it was located on first and main street in Grand Junction and he has been building the business ever since.
Family Health West began with a passionate and hardworking group of people who wanted to have more accessible health care in their area. Today, Family Health West offers a wide array of health services and has revolutionized care for degenerative diseases.
Angela Hildebrand CPA began Autopaychecks in 2003 after seeing a need for professional payroll services in the Grand Valley. Early on in her career as a CPA Angela saw that there were no high-end payroll services available to small business in the area.
KAFM has been a community hub since 1999. With over 125 programmers, they air live broadcasts from 6 am to midnight. KAFM is more than than radio though.They are a place where people gather to learn, entertain and be entertained, and support others. Read more about KAFM here.
Rocky Mountain SER oversees 4 non-profits:Rocky Mountain Head Start Program, Migrant Seasonal Head Start Program, Migrant Farm Worker Program and their Community Service Division. These programs work to empower disadvantaged families. Learn more about how they are doing good in our community and across the state!
Networks Unlimited has had the pleasure of working to find solutions using technology for the mountain resort. With Wi-Fi at the lodge, the live cams, and timing systems, Networks Unlimited and Powderhorn have been able to make some really cool things happen on the mountain!
The Grand Junction Housing Authority (GJHA) has been bettering the lives of Mesa County residents though affordable housing assistance and since 1974. After seeing a need to provide more affordable housing in the area, the city council established the Housing Authority. Read more about what they do for the Grand Valley here
The Center for Independence has advocated for and assisted people with disabilities to live more independently since 1982. The specialized programs that the non-profit focuses on are helping those with all forms of disabilities.
With 12 employees, several concurrent projects, and diversification in the products they provide, Stone Mechanical continues to grow and evolve to keep up with current technology and market demands.
In 2011, the Knowltons purchased a 45,000 square-foot building. For the next two and a half years it would undergo renovations; transforming it into the largest indoor shooting range on the Western Slope of Colorado. Read about Rocky Mountain Gun Club here!