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Business

  • Economic forecast breakfast Feb. 21

    Commerce City’s annual economic forecast breakfast runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Commerce City Civic Center council chambers, 7887 E. 60th Ave.

    Speakers include John Gallagher, vice president of refining for Suncor Energy; Patty Silverstein, president of Development Research partners and chief economist for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.; Lisa Strunk, senior economist with Development Research Partnersl and Moose Koons, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Soda Co.

  • Suncor wins Community Partner honor from Metro North Chamber

    WESTMINSTER — Suncor Energy was among the honorees Jan. 24 at the Metro North Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala & Business Awards at the Westminster Westin Hotel.

     

    Vice President of Refining John Gallagher and Lisha Burnett, communications and stakeholder relations manager for Suncor, accepted the Outstanding Community Partner of the Year honor on behalf of the company.

  • Lois Harriet Mock

    Lois Harriet Mock passed away on Dec.25, 2013, in Chipley, Fla.  She was 89 years old.

    A memorial service was held Jan. 25, 2014, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.  Cremation has taken place in Florida.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Lois Mock Memorial in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO 80501. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

     

  • Quality Community Initiative receives LILAC award for issue 2K

    COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City leaders honored five local businesses Dec. 5 at its sixth business appreciation event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

     

    “A key to Commerce City’s growth has been the success of our 1,500-member business community,” said Deputy City Manager Jim Hayes. “This annual event recognizes the achievements of local businesses and thanks them for investing in our city.”

  • Platte Valley Medical Center earns honor from Joint Commission

    BRIGHTON — Platte Valley Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. PVMC is one of 20 hospitals in Colorado and 1,099 hospitals in the United States earning this distinction, according to a PVMC news release.

  • PVMC unveils plans for planned Reunion facility

    COMMERCE CITY — Platte Valley Medical Center announced it will be building its first off-site medical office building at the King Soopers retail center in the Reunion Marketplace. The new site will be a place where residents can consult their family doctor, OB/GYN or pediatrician.
        The land purchase was finalized last week and the project is scheduled for completion in October, a hospital news release announced.

  • Not so convenient
  • North Range Eye Care Center opens for business in Reunion

    REUNION — When Dr. David S. Hite, O.D. and his wife, Rachel, chose to move to the Reunion section of Commerce City and open the North Range Eye Care Center they were particularly impressed with all the area had to offer.
        Dr. Hite wanted an area to grow his optometry practice, while and he and Rachel wanted an area close to their families.

  • Wax Bar now open for business in historic downtown Brighton

    BRIGHTON — Although her bartending days are over, a different kind of bar has brought Ashley Gonzales back to her hometown.
        The 30-year-old esthetician recently opened The Wax Bar in historic downtown, a new business that will be offering customers waxing and cosmetic services.
        After working for several years working for waxing salons in the metro Denver area, Gonzales decided she wanted to work for herself and chose a location in Brighton because that’s where her roots are.

  • Reach for the Green golf tournament Sept. 10

    Community Reach Center’s Reach for the Green 33rd annual golf tournament is set for Tuesday, Sept. 10, at The Ranch Country Club, 11887 Tejon St., Westminster.
        Held in memory of Mary and Donald C. Ciancio and in partnership with Westminster Medical Clinic, the golf tournament welcomes individual and team players. Several sponsorship levels are available.