A ribbon cutting for The Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology is being scheduled at the Garfield County Regional Airport for May 13th with Governor Hickenlooper speaking from 9:30-10:00.

Olive Ridley’s Coffee and Tea Shop: Now open for business! With a successful open house Olive Ridley’s is now happy to be serving the Rifle area with a much need coffee and tea shop. Offering a variety of coffee, tea, morning pastries, and live music on Friday nights.

The RREDC office continues to show support for our area’s local business by offering a Revolving Loan Fund. One of our most recent recipient is Colorado Custom Canvas and Sewing. Located in Parachute, Colorado Custom Canvas and Sewing is family owned and operated business that is looking at expansion opportunities, for a list of their services please visit their website.

An additional Revolving Loan Fund that has been approved is for the Whistle Pig Coffee Stop and Café. With a unique downtown Rifle opportunity Whistle Pig Coffee Stop and Café will offer a variety of dining options that have not been available to the area in quite some time. We look forward to their opening and a chance to enjoy their fresh and health menu options.