Briefs, Feb. 26, 2014
Affordable Care Act meeting Thursday
A discussion of the Affordable Care Act will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Junction CIty Hall Auditorium.
Speakers at the program, which is sponsored by Freedom!Colorado, include a Grand Junction neurosurgeon, Larry Tice, who will speak about the effects of the law on physicians, the public and government.
The meeting is free and open to the public.
Club 20 issues meetings begin today
Club 20 this week is hosting public discussions on a range of issues affecting the Western Slope.
The winter meetings begin at 2 p.m. today with a presentation on the new patent office in Denver, followed by discussion of the proposed shooting complex at Cameo. On Thursday, John Swartout, who was appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to monitor efforts to preserve the greater and Gunnison sage-grouse on behalf of the state, will discuss his observations at 11 a.m.
The meetings are being conducted at the Ute Water Conservancy District offices, 2190 H 1/4 Road. and are open to the public.
Young entrepreneurs vie for investors
Students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy with the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce will present their business plans before a panel of local leaders of industry and a public audience at 6 tonight, at Colorado Mesa University, Houston Hall, Room 138.
Based on the appeal and merit of the students; plans and presentations, investors will determine the amount of funds to allocate to each business as start up funds. This “Shark Tank” like experience will help the students hone their presentation skills and represent their businesses.
The Investor Panel Event is free and open to the public.