Adult day care to offer free day
Our Place at Grandview Adult Day Care Center, a nonprofit, will offer a free day of care in February.
The day care centers new hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The center is located in the Elk Park Center at 691 County Road 233, Unit A-8 near Mercy Regional Medical Center.
For more information or to volunteer, call 385-5200.
Small business marketing program
Denise Hess and Melanie Mazur will present Marketing Your Business: Big Results on a Little Budget from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Pathways Center, 40031 U.S. Highway 160 in Gem Village.
Hess is the advertising manager for the Pine River Times and has extensive retail experience. She also has done marketing for hotels and designs marketing programs for small businesses. Mazur is the publisher of the Pine River Times. She also has worked for The Durango Herald, the Frontiersman in Wasilla, Alaska, and the Columbia Daily Tribune in Missouri, and has worked in television and public relations in Las Vegas.
They also will present the program at 7 p.m. March 22 at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield.
The presentation is free.
For more information, call 884-2331 or 903-8447.
Boot-fitting business has new location
The Boot Mechanic announces its new location inside Pine Needle Mountaineering at 835 Main Ave.
Owner Lorain McGlothlin brings 24 years of experience. The business offers boot fitting and modifications, alignments and custom foot beds. The business is located inside Pine Needle, which is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
People should call for an appointment.
For more information, call 759-0915.
Sunshine Gardens to add more rooms
Sunshine Gardens is in the process of converting the facility from 21 licensed assisted-living rooms to 70 licensed assisted-living rooms.
This will provide residents more one-on-one attention, higher levels of service options and versatility with long-term care insurance policies.
For more information, call Trisha Kellogg at 385-4090.
Pizza restaurant changes name
Beau Jos Pizza, 400 S. Camino del Rio, announces that it has changed its name to Iron Horse Pizza.
The restaurant is owned by Paul and Maggie Windmueller. The business offers catering, family dining, daily freshly made soup and the largest salad bar in Durango. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The daily buffet offering salad, pizza, soup and a drink is held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m.
For more information, call 259-9089.
Passive solar homes examined at forum
4COREs Sustainable Building Education Program will present Passive Solar Homes: Design Issues at noon Wednesday at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St.
Designer Steve Kawell of Solar Home Specialists will present the program.
Call 4CORE at 259-1916 or visit www.fourcore.org for more information.
Nominations sought for Leopold Award
Sand County Foundation, the Colorado Cattlemens Association, the Colorado Cattlemens Agricultural Land Trust, Encana Oil & Gas Inc. and Peabody Energy seek nominations for the 2011 Leopold Conservation Award in Colorado.
The award recognizes Colorado landowners who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and sustainable management of natural resources. The Leopold Conservation Award is presented in honor of conservationist and author Aldo Leopold.
The award will be presented June 20 at the Colorado Cattlemens Association Annual Convention in Steamboat Springs. The nomination deadline is March 18.
For more information, visit www.leopoldconserva tionaward.org, e-mail Beka Gill at beka@colorado cattle.org or call (303) 431-6422.