Your guide to aging well in Mesa County

December 5, 2016 0
Merry Christmas from the BEACON! As a gift from us to you, you should find a copy of the 2017 BEACON Guide, our annual guide to aging well in Mesa County, stuffed somewhere inside this December issue. The BEACON Guide, a trusted resource directory for area seniors, their families and [ . . . ]

Newcomers Club welcomes you to the neighborhood

November 2, 2016 0
The Newcomers Club is the perfect place for new Grand Junction residents and those who want to rediscover the area. For almost 75 years, the Newcomers Club has been “where newcomers become old friends.” Bob Noble and Carolyn White arrived from Chicago five years ago. Noble now serves as the [ . . . ]

Community-centered living in Midlands Village

October 31, 2016 0
Tucked in a corner off 32 Road in Clifton, between D and D ½ Roads, are the 313 lots that make up Midlands Village, a community of manufactured homes for people of all ages. It’s currently home to 289 couples, families and many seniors. Midlands is the kind of place [ . . . ]

Altrusa serves the community from the heart

October 3, 2016 0
The small town of Palisade is a warm community that includes the sweet nectar of its peaches, and people who just care about their neighbors. Part of the town’s goodness is the Altrusa International of Palisade, which serves the area’s youth and families. This coming October 20 is a very [ . . . ]

Not all hungry people live in faraway places

August 31, 2016 0
Imagine having to choose between food and medicine, and paying the rent or heating bill. Every day, Mesa County residents have to make these impossible choices. The Community Food Bank (CFB) is their lifeline. CFB aims to aid the newly unemployed, seniors living on fixed incomes, minimum-wage earners holding down [ . . . ]