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Gov. Hickenlooper to visit Durango, Grand Junction and Hayden to talk about economic development

Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit businesses in Durango, Grand Junction and Hayden on Friday to talk about the “Colorado Blueprint: A bottom-up approach to economic development.”

 

Details about the Colorado Blueprint can be found at www.colorado.gov/coloradoblueprint.

 

Friday, July 29, 2011
11 a.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will visit AMPT, which provides high-fidelity validation test data for rocket engine development and qualification test programs. The company’s primary function is supporting current research and development programs by generating test data to anchor combustion and design analysis. Location: 1334 Airport Road, Durango

 

12:45 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will visit Lewis Engineering, a woman-owned minority small business that works as a contract precision machine shop complemented with manufacturing and design engineering. The company specializes in aerospace products, turbine engine components, rapid prototyping and industrial pumps. Location: 2790 H Road, Grand Junction

 

3 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will visit Yampa Valley Feeds, a family-owned business that sells an extensive array of products, from tack to veterinary supplies to heating pellets and propane. The business is also a community meeting place that hosts farmers markets, barn dances and other events. Location: 198 Lincoln Ave., Hayden

 

The governor will end the day in Aspen, where he will spend the weekend attending the Democratic Governors Association meeting.