Briefs, April 5, 2014
Free training for liquor licensees
The city of Grand Junction will offer free training for liquor licensees (owners), their managers and employees from 5–8 p.m. Wednesday in the City Hall auditorium, 250 F. Fifth St.
Training will cover server responsibility, ID checking and enforcement, recognizing signs of intoxication and guarding against over-service of patrons.
Participants who stay for the entire class and complete the pre-test and score a 70 percent or better on the post-test will receive certificates of completion for the state-certified class.
To register, call the City Clerk’s office at 244-1510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free technology workshop for seniors
AARP will offer a free technology workshop for seniors with questions about the use of their cellphones, tablets, e-readers or laptops from 9:30 a.m.–noon April 12 at the Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., in Fruita
Registered seniors will have one-on-one time with a volunteer from the National Honor Society of Fruita Monument High School. Call 877-926-8300 to reserve a time.
Walk-ins are welcome; however, registered participants have priority.
Food Bank needs clerical volunteer
RSVP, a volunteer program for people ages 55 and older has a variety of volunteer opportunities available.
■ Community Food Bank needs customer service/clerical assistance
■ Mesa County RSVP needs an office assistant on Monday and Wednesday
■ Mesa County Libraries needs literacy tutors
Call 243-9839 or visit rsvpgrandjunction.org for information.
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The Museum of Western Colorado’s presented several awards at its annual meeting March 4.
■ Historian Award, given to David Sundal, Debbie Brockett and Garry Brewer, recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions by an individual, group or organization to the public understanding and appreciation of Mesa County and Western Slope history.
■ George Callison Paleontological Award, given to Charles Safris, recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions by an individual, group or organization to the public understanding and appreciation of Mesa County and Western Slope paleontological heritage.
■ Heritage Enterprise Award, given to The Bacon Family Foundation and Grand Junction Subaru, recognizes a business enterprise that has made distinguished and significant long-term contributions to the preservation of Mesa County’s heritage.
■ Museum Service Award, given to Legends of the Grand Valley, Western Colorado Chapter Territorial Daughters of Colorado and Marie Tipping, recognizes meritorious efforts by an individual, group or organization in support of the Museum of Western Colorado’s mission and vision.
■ Preservation Award, given to Gateway Canyons Resort, Kristen Ashbeck and Tim Gasperini, recognizes distinguished and long-term efforts of an individual, group or organization to the preservation of Mesa County’s architectural treasures.