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Business Buzz: YVEA changes customer service locations in Craig

Yampa Valley Electric Association recently announced that it’s changing customer service locations in Craig through a new partnership with Yampa Valley Bank, according to a news release from YVEA.

YVEA’s current customer service offices located on U.S. Highway 40 on the east side of town will relocate to the second floor of the Yampa Valley Bank building in Craig starting Nov. 30. Office hours will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The customer drop box will also switch locations to the bank building. YVEA’s payment drop box at City Market will still to be available to customers.

The Highway 40 location will remain a YVEA facility, becoming the company’s operations deployment, warehouse and contractor services.

TLC Carpet One helps build homes for veterans

TLC Carpet One Floor & Home and flooring has worked with manufacturer Mohawk for two years, helping build Smart Homes for catastrophically injured veterans by providing flooring and installation, according to a news release.

As part of the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative, TLC has helped build 18 homes for America’s Bravest, and 18 more are already in progress.

The smart homes built by the foundation through its Building for America’s Bravest program are custom designed to fit the needs of each individual. The goal of each new home is to help severely injured heroes have a better quality of life and regain their independence. The homes are designed to be energy efficient, automated and easily accessible.

Carpet One Floor & Home stores in Colorado have teamed up with other locally owned stores across the nation to raise funds, spread the word and install floors in all homes built by the Building for America’s Bravest program.

Recently, TLC Carpet One Floor & Home added a way for customers to get involved in supporting the program by making a donation. Every donation – even $10 – makes a difference in helping to build homes for the long list of catastrophically injured veterans. Donations can be made by visiting a local Carpet One Floor & Home store.

State warns residents of wary investments

According to a news release, the Colorado Division of Securities issued an advisory last week, reminding investors to be cautious of investing in three products recently making news: marijuana-related investments, binary options and digital currency.

As more jurisdictions clarify their legal definitions on the growth and use of medical and recreational marijuana, an increasing number of companies focused on the marijuana industry are seeking funds from investors.

A binary option contract is based on the investor’s prediction of an underlying security’s value at a predetermined date.There are only two possible outcomes: the investor may receive a fixed amount of money for guessing correctly, or lose the entire investment for guessing incorrectly.

Bitcoin and other digital currency remain in the headlines as new exchanges emerge claiming to be licensed and regulated by federal, state or jurisdictional financial authorities and a growing number of brand-name retailers accepting digital currency as payment for goods and services.

Contact the Division of Securities at 303-894-2320.

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