Local artists featured in pandemic anthology book

Local artists featured in pandemic anthology book

By Joshua Vorse KKCO Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 7:05 PM MST| GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – A new book is available at Mesa County Libraries, full of art and writing from people in the community. “In This Together: A Community Anthology” is a new book that will...
$110,000 in Grants Awarded for Recovery and Resilience for Youth

$110,000 in Grants Awarded for Recovery and Resilience for Youth

Funding to help youth build back skills after COVID August 30, 2021, Grand Junction, CO – Eighteen nonprofit organizations received a total of $110,000 in grants from the Western Colorado Community Foundation for projects that help youth regain skills and build...
Lunch Lizard working to fight childhood hunger

Lunch Lizard working to fight childhood hunger

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – School District 51′s mobile summer food program, the Lunch Lizard, returns for its seventh summer of service. The program has two food trucks that bring free meals to neighborhoods with a higher rate of low-income families. Lunch...
Anne Wenzel Named Chief Executive Officer

Anne Wenzel Named Chief Executive Officer

The Business Times recently published an article about our beloved Director, Anne Wenzel: Anne Wenzel has been named president and chief executive officer of the Western Colorado Community Foundation based in Grand Junction. Wenzel served nearly 20 years as executive...
Remembering Herbert L. Bacon (1930-2021)

Remembering Herbert L. Bacon (1930-2021)

A Shining Light in our Community Lifelong community leader and generous philanthropist, Herbert Lee Bacon (who was known by all as simply Herb) passed away in early January. Herb was one of a handful of community leaders who began conversations with Tim Schultz and...