Real estate agent returns to Prudential
Prudential Triple S Realty welcomes back Pat Canning.
During the last 11 years, Canning has been honored eight times with a national award as one of the top producers in North America. She gives back to the community by leading fundraisers and being a reading buddy in an elementary school, as well as a patron to both Fort Lewis College and Durango High School arts programs.
For more information, call 375-3226.
Strater Hotel adds Energy Star rating
The Strater Hotel announces that it will begin adding the Energy Star rating, the national metric for evaluating building energy efficiency, to its property.
Energy Star-labeled hotels meet energy-efficiency performance levels. As a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the Strater is the only member hotel to achieve this rating of energy efficiency. Energy-efficient upgrades include changing light bulbs to low wattage compact fluorescent bulbs, using a large hot-water storage tank to preheat water and changing out windows for ones with increased insulation value. Another first includes the use of heated windows in the Straters restaurant, The Mahogany Grille.
First National Bank announces new hires
First National Bank of Durango announces the addition of Connie James and Amber Tracy to its team.
James started Aug. 2 and is working on the teller line at the main office. She came to Colorado from Montana and moved to Durango after living in Granby. James previously worked for Grand Mountain Bank in Granby.
Tracy returned to the bank Aug. 2 and is working as a teller at the main office. She worked for the bank in 2007 and has been completing her degree in anthropology at Fort Lewis College and working at Animas Trading Co.
For more information, call 247-3020.
Alley Cuts salon moves to new location
Kelly Lee, owner of Alley Cuts Hair Salon, announces she has moved to a new location inside the Durango Salons and Suites, the green building next to KFC, at 2929 Main Ave. on the ground level, Suite A-2. The salon was located at 271 East College Drive.
Lee moved to Durango from Denver in 1996 and opened Alley Cuts in 1999. She has 33 years of experience in all types of haircuts and lengths, with a focus on hair color, including: highlights, lowlights, gray coverage, conditioning gray blending, conditioning semi-permanent color, mens natural color, creative color design, body waves, styles for men with thinning hair, mustache and beard trimming, and wig and hairpiece cutting and styling.
She has 10 years of experience working with women suffering from medically induced hair loss and offers discounts for those who need financial aid with medical ailments resulting in hair loss. Lee can special order any hair replacement product.
Other services she performs include womens facial waxing, mens outer ear waxing, mens toupees, gentle chemical hair straightening, restructuring perms, cornrows, braiding and starting dreadlocks.
Alley Cuts accepts cash and checks. Hours of operation are by appointment only. For more information, call 759-7314, e-mail Alley Cuts@bresnan.net, read reviews at www.Merchantcir cle.com/business/Alley.Cuts, call 759-7314 or Google Alley Cuts Durango.
Natures Oasis announces events
Natures Oasis, 300 South Camino del Rio, will hold these events:
b Chimney Rock Farms new product demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20. Products will include oils, vinegars and salad dressings.
b United Blood Services will hold a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Aug. 20. Those who give blood will receive a complimentary lunch. Bodo Industrial Park businesses will take part in the event, including Natures Oasis, Sunnyside Farms Market, Serious Delights, The Wine Merchant, Chip Peddler, Ska Brewery, Desert Sun Coffee Roasters, Zia Taqueria and more.
For more information, visit www.shopnatures oasis.com.