Autumn Henderson, CEO of In A Pinch Products is the Grand Junction Area Chamber Saunders’s Scholar for 2017. She and her mother will be attending the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Semi-Final Competition in Rochester, NY the first week in May to compete for up to $50,000 of scholarship funding. Autumn is a freshman in high…

The fourth class of the Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy will graduate on May 9th, 6:00 PM at Chez Lena, at WCCC and members are invited to attend and cheer on these newly minted small business owners aged 11 to 18. None of this would have been possible without the tremendous outpouring of support from the…

High School students looking for a Career Exploration Opportunity can take part in the Hire Me First class offered at Western Colorado Community College, starting on June 5, 2017. Designed to take students on a journey of career exploration, workplace skill development and job place immersion that will put them first when it comes to…

Our Young Entrepreneurs Academy students will be putting on a Trade Show on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 4-6 PM at Office Max, 925 Independent Avenue. These middle and high school students started the program in October and are now the CEO’s of their own companies . . . get to know them and let…

In the TV show, many budding entrepreneurs walk away without a “deal” but when the Chamber and Courtyard by Marriott host our Young Entrepreneurs Academy participants on April 4th, 6:00 PM at the Courtyard by Marriott, nine young business owners will all walk away with some funding to help them launch their own companies. This…

Mesa County recently became the first and so far, only county in the State of Colorado to receive ACT Workforce Ready Certification. The foundation of a community’s certification is based at the county level—across the current, transitioning, and emerging workforce—on individuals earning and employers recognizing the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate™. The ACT NCRC is…

The Summer Youth Employment and Enrichment Fair was held on March 16, 2017 at Grand Junction High School.  It was the 5th year of the event, and there were 32 businesses and organizations that offered enrichment activities for elementary and middle school students, and employment opportunities for high school students.  The Fair was a huge…

Chamber members and the members of the public are invited to attend the Investor Panel Presentations of this year’s budding CEOs on Tuesday, April 4th, 6:00 PM at the Marriott Courtyard. For the first time these middle and high school students will be publicly pitching their companies to a panel of investors composed of this…

Time spent learning translates into a better prepared workforce and the Mesa County Business Education Foundation (MCBEF) is committed to helping identify and support community initiatives that offer opportunities for learning outside the classroom and/or on the job. With that in mind, the Foundation has teamed with other community organizations to offer a unique opportunity…

The Fuse Summit, a collaborative industry conference hosted by the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance and Launch will be held on February 23rd and 24th and will feature sessions on manufacturing, outdoor recreation and tech entrepreneurship. Sponsored by Alpine Bank and the Mesa County Workforce Center the intent of the conference is to bring together these…

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