Ad space available in Relocation Guide
The Durango Chamber of Commerce is working on the 2011-12 Community Profile, the chambers relocation guide. The chamber has a limited number of advertising spaces available exclusively to chamber members. The deadline to reserve space is July 1.
For more information, call 247-0312.
Curry earns counselor license
Janet Curry MA, of Stillpoint Counseling and Mindfulness Training LLC, announces her state licensure as a professional counselor. Curry has been in private practice as a mental-health counselor since moving to Durango from the Seattle area in 2006. In addition to her counseling work with adults and couples, Curry offers classes in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, an internationally acclaimed health-care program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Curry received her bachelors degree from Williams College and her masters degree in mental-health counseling from Seattle University. In 2008, she completed the extensive series of professional trainings for MBSR providers with Kabat-Zinn and senior teachers at the UMass Medical Schools Center for Mindfulness.
Curry is now accepting insurance. For more information, call 779-0611 or visit www.stillpointmindful nesstraining.com.
Alpine Bank notes officer promotions
Alpine Banks in Durango has announced the following promotions:
Beth Drum has been promoted to vice president, Durango. Drum is a Colorado native, growing up in the Denver area. Her career at Alpine Bank began in 1996. Drum has worked in all areas of banking during her tenure with Alpine Bank. Her key role has been in marketing and community-relations development. She plays an active role in the community. She has served on the Mercy Health Foundation board, the fund-raising entity for Mercy Regional Medical Center, since 2007 and is currently serving as chairwoman for the Mercy Health Foundation executive board of directors. Drum also serves on the Durango Chamber of Commerce board.
Jeff Jackson has been promoted to assistant vice president/manager, Durango-Three Springs.
Jackson is a native of Colorado from the Littleton area. He has worked in banking on and off for the last 30 years and has been with Alpine Bank since January 2007. Jackson graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration. His graduate studies were in communications disorders and audiology.
Jackson is on the board of the Durango-La Plata Crimestoppers, president of the Durango Lions Club and is active in the Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County.
Sandy Zink joins Spaaah Shop
Connie Imig, owner of The Spaaah Shop and Day Spa, has announced that Sandy Zink is a new therapist doing energy work by appointment only.
Healing therapy is a method of using the hands to direct energies and clear chakras to help those in pain, promote relaxation to relieve anxiety, tension or stress and to restore harmony and balance.
Zink is experienced in Tai Chi, Qigong, Shiatsu, Reiki, Shiatsu Meridians and healing touch. To make an appointment, call The Spaaah Shop and Day Spa at 375-1866.
Local restorer achieves certification
Richard Carpenter, president of UltraSteam Professional Cleaning & Restoration Services Inc., recently achieved his Applied Microbial Remediation Technician certification from the Institute for Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification. Carpenter completed a weeklong course of classroom and hands-on training to become one of the few AMRT certified restorers in Durango.
UltraSteam provides mold remediation, using green cleaning products and antimicrobials, as well as water damage and sewage-cleanup services and structural drying.
For more information, call 385-8444 or visit www.UltraSteamCleaning.com.