Briefs: Biz Buzz July 19, 2009
• ProBuild Holdings Inc. will open a new, 52,000-square-foot lumber yard Thursday at 2773 Riverside Parkway.
The facility will replace a 4,000-square-foot ProBuild lumber yard at 2779 D Road. The company sells siding, insulation, windows, doors, roofing materials, stucco, gypsum, engineered wood, framing lumber, panel products and millwork.
“Our expanded capacity gives us the space to stock more inventory and provide our builders with much broader selections of products and services,” said ProBuild Branch Manager Tim Bork.
ProBuild will host a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the new lumber yard and showroom. The day will begin with a ribbon cutting, followed by a barbecue lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a dinner catered by Rib City Grill from 5 to 7 p.m. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the event.
• Rocky Mountain Log Furniture, 428 Main St., will close after this week. The company is based in Idaho Springs and has stores in Idaho Springs and Evergreen.
A representative said the company will continue operations on the Front Range but does not plan to relocate to another storefront in Grand Junction.
• Reliance Mortgage, 605 Grand Ave., and Major Mortgage USA, 2494 Patterson Road, will merge July 20.
• The GJL Group has integrated into the Grand Junction Merrill Lynch office at 123 N. Seventh St., Suite 200. The GJL Group formerly operated as Wells Fargo Financial Advisors. Group members include James Gavegan, Kenneth Johnson, and Julie Lane.
• Sherrie Glassmeyer, a certified family nurse practitioner and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, opened Psych on Heels LLC on July 1 in Fruita’s Kokopelli Center, 551 Kokopelli Drive, Unit I. Glassmeyer provides psychiatric medication management for people 7 years old or older and works with Dr. Ken C. Lewis to provide pain management. Call 858-2561 to make an appointment.
• The Grand Junction Business Incubator has announced several classes and sessions. From 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 23 and Sept. 18 or from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 19, the incubator will host a class that will outline the financial help a person needs and applications someone needs to complete to start a business. The class costs $50.
The incubator will host a business plan development class each Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. from Aug. 18 through Nov. 10 for $275; a tax information course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 for $45; an informational session about creating a home-based, child-care business from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 for $50; and a bookkeeping boot camp from
1 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 16 and 17. The cost is $45 for one boot-camp session or $55 for both.
• Crossroads Fitness will host a launch party Monday for its newest fitness class, Bodyflow, at its 2768 Crossroads Blvd. location. Class demonstrations will be offered at 9:15 a.m.,
10:35 a.m., noon, 4:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. that day, and refreshments will be offered. Bodyflow borrows elements from yoga, Pilates, and tai chi.
• The most expensive piece of real estate sold in all of 2009 closed Monday in Aspen. Joshua & Co. real estate company in Aspen oversaw the sale of the single family residence on Willoughby Way at the base of Red Mountain for $43 million.