A BIG BEACON THANK YOU!

May 3, 2017 0
BeaconFest 2017 was a day of good fun and practical information for the boomers and seniors in our community. Thanks to our show sponsors, Hilltop Senior Life Options and KREX News Channel 5; our volunteers; entertainers; the 80+ local businesses who set up booths; and most importantly, you, our guests, [ . . . ]

Art Partners:

April 4, 2017 0
If you’re an artist, you know first-hand the therapeutic powers of art. Art promotes creativity and builds fine motor skills, it helps you relax, engage in your work and connect with other artists. Just like art made a positive difference in your life, imagine what it can do for a [ . . . ]

VOTE ONLINE

March 1, 2017 0
The BEACON’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year is someone who goes above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of others. The winner will be announced at BeaconFest Boomer & Senior Fair at Two Rivers Convention Center on Thursday, April 20. With so many volunteers to choose from, [ . . . ]

The fight for Western Slope water rights

February 28, 2017 0
If there was ever a person you wanted on your side of the ditch, it’s Mark Hermundstad. Although he retired from practicing law in December, Hermundstad has left his legacy in Colorado, fighting for Western Slope water rights for more than 30 years. Hermundstad, 61, always planned to go into [ . . . ]

News from the home front:

February 8, 2017 0
When Bill O’Brien walked into the Montrose Genealogy Center with 19 issues of a 70-year-old paper in his hand, he launched a historic preservation project that took volunteers about two years to complete. The paper was the “Montrose County News,” which was published monthly for two years during World War [ . . . ]

And the Montrose/Delta WINNERS are…

February 1, 2017 0
The nominations are in and the results have been tallied. BEACON Senior Newspaper readers spent the last two months nominating their favorite local hot spots. Now, we’re excited to reveal the BEACON Best—nearly 30 restaurants, shops, service providers and more who rise above the rest for residents of Delta and [ . . . ]

And the Mesa County WINNERS are…

February 1, 2017 0
The nominations are in and the results have been tallied. BEACON Senior Newspaper readers spent the last two months nominating their favorite local hot spots. Now, we’re excited to reveal the BEACON Best—nearly 30 restaurants, shops, service providers and more who rise above the rest for Mesa County boomers and [ . . . ]

Vote for Volunteer of the Year!

January 31, 2017 7
The Voting has Closed. Join us at BeaconFest, Thursday, April 20, to find out who was voted the winner by BEACON readers. BeaconFest is from 9 am-3 pm at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. Admission is FREE. We hope to see you there! Call 970-243-8829 [ . . . ]

Valentine’s Dance: flirty, fancy and fun

January 30, 2017 0
By Cloie Sandlin Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and save the date for the area’s best Valentine’s dance for boomers and seniors. This semi-formal affair, hosted by the BEACON Senior Newspaper and Hilltop Senior Living Communities, will be on Saturday, February 11, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. in the [ . . . ]
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