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2018 Fall Conference Schedule – Grand Junction – September 21-23

Friday, September 21

  • 6 pm   —  Catered, sit-down barbecue with wine/beer/soda at the beautiful home of Ronya Anna & Andrew Jones, 2028 Country Meadows Court, GJ, CO 81507

Short presentations:
▪ Andrew Jones, M.D., M.B.A., Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of St. Mary’s Regional Hospital, on the impact of regional hospitals on the western slope and rural communities
▪ Mike Wiggins, Managing Editor, update on the Grand Junction Sentinel newspaper

 Saturday, September 22

  • 8:45 am  —  McConnell Science Museum – EUREKA!  (on Colorado Mesa University campus),  1400 N. 7th Street, Grand Junction
  • 9:00 am  —  Presentation & tour – John McConnell
  • 10:30 am — Board vans for Colorado National Monument, Fruita, CO
    Geologic tour – Larry Anna, geologist

Box lunch at the Visitor’s Center

Wine & Chocolate Tasting in Museum’s conference room

Evening  — Optional: For those spending Saturday night – dinner at the Rockslide Restaurant & Brewery in downtown Grand Junction (order from the menu)

Sunday, September 23

  • 9 am  —   Optional:  Leave for the Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa where we will enjoy brunch. (Approx. 1 hr. scenic drive)  (order from the menu)
  • Optional: Tour the Gateway Car Museum – $8-$10 per person, depending on #’s

REGISTRATION INFORMATION — Click here. Download this document for information about the conference hotel and to make your reservation. Print and fill out form, and mail to Ruth Anna. Payment must be received by Saturday, Sept. 15 to make arrangements with caterers and vans, and to make sure there’s enough chocolate and wine!!!  You can pay online for an extra fee, but please mail the registration document as well.

  

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Sponsors/Donors:

ANB Bank, Bray Realty & Valerie Nicholson, Enstrom, Fisher’s Liquor Barn, The Daily Sentinel, High Country Beverage, Mosquito Squad, Taylor Team at Fairway Mortgage, McConnell Science Museum – EUREKA!, Museums of Western Colorado, R & R Events & Design, Ronya Anna & Andrew Jones, Ruth & Larry Anna

 


Ongoing CPW Events

Writers Group
The CPW Writers Group welcomes new members interested in stretching into creative writing, whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, poetry or scripts. We meet at 10 a.m . on the second Saturday of the month. For details, contact Dala Giffin.

 

Past Events:

CU strategizes to better link journalists, public

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CPW’s Ruth Anna receives inaugural Citizen Champion award at CFOIC lunch and workshop to mark Sunshine Week

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Club News, Events|

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Fake news workshop offers tips and resources to help weed out bogus news sources

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By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

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