Business Briefs May 4, 2015
Alpine Bank Glenwood Springs awards third-quarter Pays for As winners
Alpine Bank’s Pays for As program rewards students with a cash prize of up to $50 for earning good grades. At the end of each academic quarter, Alpine Bank puts a collection box in its lobby where students can submit a copy of their report card for a drawing. Winning cards earn $10 for each A and $5 for each B, for up to five main subjects.
All elementary, middle school and high school students in public and private schools in Glenwood Springs are eligible to participate.
Learn more about Pays for As at https://www.alpinebank.com/alpine-bank-pays.htm.
Discount Tire opens new store in Glenwood Springs
Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, has opened a new store at 51537 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The store is on the lookout for qualified individuals to join the company in its continued growth and is committed to promoting from within.
Discount Tire sells a wide selection of leading tire brands such as Michelin, Goodyear, BFGoodrich, Pirelli, Falken and GT Radial; Discount Tire exclusive brands such as Arizonian, Road Hugger, Pathfinder and MB Wheels; and a variety of custom wheel brands including Liquid Metal, American Outlaw, Vision Wheel and many others.
The phone number for the Glenwood Springs store is (970) 945-4400. At discounttire.com, customers can locate a store, select tires and wheels, schedule installation and service appointments, register for e-mail discounts, gain access to safety tips and other helpful information, and even determine tire and wheel size by brand for their vehicle.
OSM delivers support to local charities
Based on last month’s successful fundraising and “friend-raising” social media outreach that allowed OSM to raise $450 for LIFT-UP, OSM has identified CARE and Loma Cat House as the next beneficiaries of their ongoing business strategy incorporating community philanthropy. For every “like” on Facebook through the month of October, OSM Delivery LLC will donate $1 to animal shelters in the Roaring Fork Valley and Grand Junction area, an area served by OSM Delivery for more than 18 years.
In addition to the social media outreach campaign, OSM Delivery takes it a step further. Staff member and driver Jim Garland has been shopping weekly for LIFT-UP for years, inspiring owner Janet Principe to contribute to his grocery expense, thus laying the path to philanthropy ever since, and leading to other endeavors, such as recently making 70 sandwiches in support of LIFT-UP’s Extended Table.
Though new recipients of the online social media fundraising have been selected for October, OSM Delivery will continue to offer $2 off delivery fees for a donation of a canned good that will be delivered to LIFT-UP.
FridgeWize launches new website
FridgeWize, a leading provider of energy-efficient commercial refrigeration solutions, has launched its new website. Visitors to http://www.fridgewize.com are offered a better user experience with a modern, fresh design and easily accessible information on its energy-efficient products and resources.
The new website captures the spirit of the FridgeWize brand and reinforces its values and commitment to energy efficiency throughout the site. With a more customer-oriented focus, the content of the website helps users make the best decisions for their commercial refrigeration retro-fitting needs. Visitors can easily access product information and case studies, request a quote, contact the company, and above all, stay on top of the latest in energy-efficient solutions in commercial refrigeration on the FridgeWize blog. Other features of the new website include client testimonials and a video resource library.
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