Realtors to hold networking event
The Durango Area Association of Realtors will hold Spring Into Action from 5 to 7 p.m. April 7 downstairs at the Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
This is the annual affiliate networking event and membership recruitment drive.
Real-estate related businesses are welcome.
Energy audit talk to be held April 6
4COREs Sustainable Building Education Program will present an Energy Audit Demonstration at noon April 6 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St.
Energy raters Tim Keuski and Shawn Andreatta will make presentations.
For more information, call 259-1916 or visit www.fourcore.org.
DFRA fire chief to attend D.C. summit
Dan Noonan, chief of Durango Fire & Rescue Authority, has been selected to serve as a national representative to the National Volunteer Fire Service Summit hosted by the International Association of Fire Chiefs Volunteer and Combination Officers Section.
The goal of the Washington, D.C.-based summit is for fire and emergency service leaders to address the challenges facing the volunteer fire service and explore ways to move volunteer and combination departments forward.
Among the topics to be addressed during the summit will be the impact of the new economy, recruitment and retention, firefighter health and safety, local government relations and national legislative issues that affect volunteers.
AAA Durango office moves to new location
The Durango office of AAA Colorado has moved to 16 Town Plaza, in the Town Plaza Shopping Center.
The office will continue to have a full-service travel agency and an insurance agency offering auto, home and life policies from several national insurers, as well as AAA membership sales and services.
The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
For more information, call 245-2236.
Re/Max announces new real estate agent
Lindsay Vasgird has joined RE/MAX Pinnacle as the newest member of the new Remax franchise in Durango.
Vasgird, formerly of Prudential Triple S Realty, brings five years of real estate experience. She earned national sales production awards in 2009 and 2010 and was in the top 50 in La Plata County in 2010.
Vasgird is co-founder of D-GO, a Durango-area business networking group, a certified negotiations expert and serves on the Education Committee for the Durango Area Association of Realtors.
Remax Pinnacle is located at 111 W. College Drive.
For more information, call 259-2255.
Horse center expands therapy-riding program
Medicine Horse Center announces the expansion of its therapeutic riding program.
Located in the Mancos Valley, the center will hold its spring therapeutic riding session from April 18 to June 1.
The program consists of traditional therapeutic riding and equine-assisted learning activities.
To volunteer or for more information, call Ronda Ward at (505) 793-1043 or Lynne Howarth at 533-7403, or visit www.medicine horsecenter.org.
The next volunteer training will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.