Speed pampering to be held Friday
The first-ever Speed Pampering event to benefit the Womens Resource Center will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Coldwell Banker/Heritage House Realtors, on the southwest corner of Main Avenue and Eighth Street.
Tickets are available through the Womens Resource Center, 679 East Second Ave., Suite 6, or by calling 247-1242.
Health and beauty professionals from the Durango area will offer 15-minute pampering sessions. Tickets are $10 for each 15-minute session or four for $35. Wine, hot chocolate and hors doeuvres will be served. Appointments will be scheduled beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Coldwell Banker.
For more information, call 247-1242 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small-homes talk to be given Wednesday
4COREs Sustainable Building Education Program will present The Not-So-Big House at noon Wednesday at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St.
Designer Bruce Wigton and builder Todd Swanson will give the presentation.
For more information, call 259-1916 or visit www.fourcore.org.
Natures Oasis announces events
Natures Oasis, 300 South Camino del Rio, will hold these events:
b A Desert Sun Coffee Roasters demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 10.
b Free health screenings with Vertical Family Chiropractic will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 11.
For more information, visit www.naturesoasis market.com, e-mail con email@example.com or call 247-1988.
Winners announced for Parade of Homes
The Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado announces these 2010 Durango Area Parade of Homes Awards and other association member awards:
b Peoples Choice winners: Remodel, Kogan Builders; commercial, Sachs Construction; less than $500,000, Tierra Group; $501,000 to $1 million, Custom Touch Builder; and $1 million to $1.5 million, Kogan Builders.
b Judges Selection winners: Less than $500,000, Tierra Group; $501,000 to $1 million, Custom Touch Builders; $1 million to $1.5 million, Whittemore Construction; best kitchen, Custom Touch Builders; and best bath, Kogan Builders.
b Overall winners: Silver, Custom Touch Builders; Gold, Kogan Builders; and Platinum, Whittemore Construction.
b Nonprofit partners: Habitat for Humanity, Four Core Award and Durango Arts Center.
b Cupcake Awards Kids Division: third place, Isabel Gray; second place, Katarina Seibert; and first place, Sally Pope.
b Cupcake Awards Adult Division: first place, Dawn Cast.
b Special award: Galbraith Builders for building the first LEED Platinum residential home in the region.
b The Bill Bader Lifetime Achievement Award: Cindy Smart and Emil Wanatka.