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Ava Sweet Cakes spreads icing on a sweet first year

By Emily Shockley

Ava Sweet Cakes owner Mande Gabelson was seven months pregnant when her husband lost his job at Halliburton. The holder of an art degree, she was searching for a creative outlet and a way to help with family finances when she had an idea. She ...

Biz Buzz: Feb. 20, 2011

By Staff

Mary Lou Wilson resigned as director of the Fruita Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 11, and the chamber’s board of directors accepted her resignation during its meeting Wednesday. In an interview Friday, Wilson said, “The board has a ...

Biz Buzz, Feb. 13, 2011

By Staff

Jim Cagle realizes people are noticing the sign next to his Subway restaurant at 1840 N. 12th St. and wondering what his next restaurant, Chuck & Kluck, will be about. Friday, he provided answers. The Chuck is steak, and the Kluck is ...

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Small Business of the Year thrives on anticipation

By Emily Shockley

The key to staying in business for 41 years is to never get comfortable, according to ProSpace Interiors founder Tom Huerkamp. Huerkamp prides himself on evolving the company that began as Grand Mesa Office Supplies in Cedaredge into the ...

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For Business of the Year, itÂ’s all about keeping employees, customers happy

By Emily Shockley

Being named the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year won’t likely result in bragging by Meadow Gold, according to Sales Manager Bob Marolf. “I don’t think we’ll use it as a selling ...

Biz Buzz, Feb. 6, 2011

By Staff

When a second boutique set up shop on the balcony inside Real Deals on Home Decor, it was: Two Divas, meet four homemakers. Shannon Young, Jessica Hudson, Amy Miller and Allison Williams are combining their creative, craft-making efforts in a ...

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Palisade grad adds ‘sweet’ children’s books to business

By Emily Shockley

Courtney Noelle, a 1997 graduate of Palisade High School, is expanding her business horizons with business partner and former college roommate Tiffany Corbett. The two first got national attention when “The Bachelorette” star ...

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American Furniture ending long run

By Charles Ashby

American Furniture Co. in Grand Junction is closing, but its owners will reopen a related store in a few months, co-owner Kevin Meacham said Tuesday. Meacham said the decision to close the 61-year-old store, which is at 865 North Ave., was ...


Ski lift maker marks 30 years in GJ

By Emily Shockley

Leitner-Poma of America will celebrate 30 years in Grand Junction this Friday. Three years ago, it looked like that milestone might not happen. The maker of ski lifts had outgrown the eight-acre site at 2510 Foresight Circle it moved into on ...

Biz Buzz, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

When Kyle Reed opened a Big League Haircuts franchise in Grand Mesa Center in October 2008, it was with the intent of opening a second location a year later. Of course, that’s when the downturn in the national economy got a grip on Grand ...

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