Events & Activities

Business Incubator holding Two Fundraisers June

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The 1st Annual Atomic 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9:00 a.m. on June 3rd with packet pickup and late/on-site registration beginning at 7:30 a.m.. The route runs around the newly designated National Historic District campus (part of the Manhattan Project).  More information and registration is available at https://www.atomic5kgj.com/ or email atomic5kgj@gmail.com  or call 970-243-5242 and ask for Amanda Jimerson. This will be a timed event but fun-runners, walkers, and “virtual” runners are welcome! The Atomic 5K run is being sponsored by Riverview Technology Corporation, JGMS, Impact Promotions, and many others local businesses.

Schedule:

9AM Atomic 5K Run/Walk

10AM-2PM Business Showcase FREE ENTRY

10:30 AM Atomic 5K Awards

11AM Kids Fun run FREE

 Beginning at 10:00 the Business Showcase will open – no charge for entry! The Showcase includes tenant and alumni booths (food, products, services, and more), a Beer Garden (Kannah Creek beer and Whitewater Hill wines for sale), free live music (Flat Top Reed), Bump & Jump, tours of the campus, a Kid’s Fun Run and other children’s activities, and more! The Business Showcase is being sponsored by Alpine Bank and Hilltop Community Resources as well as other local businesses.

Both events are open to the public. Bring the whole family and enjoy the beautiful campus, meet some great local small business owners, and help support Entrepreneurship and Small Business. All proceeds support entrepreneurship in Mesa County! The media is encouraged to attend.

The Business Incubator Center serves a mission to support the launch, growth, stabilization and long-term success of business enterprises. We measure success by our ability to guide entrepreneurs through sound business decisions and our positive influence on economic growth in the region. Over our 30 year history, this structure has generated powerful results, including the launch of nearly 300 companies, generation of more than $165 million in revenue by these companies, creation of approximately 10,000 jobs, and the investment of over $53.7 million in capital.

For more information on BIC programs in general please contact Terri Benson (tbenson@gjincubator.org) 970-243-5242 or the Business Incubator Center at www.gjincubator.org

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Juliann Adams is the Executive Director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce. Before taking on her current role she was the Director of Sales and Events at Wine Country Inn since opening in 2008. Her background is Graphic Design and Sales and Marketing. She and her husband Dan have a small vineyard in Palisade. They have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Juliann loves Palisade and wants everyone to experience the community's resources. "Life Tastes good here all year long"