New dentist joins Smile Makers
Joseph Baumgart has joined Southwest Smile Makers, a dental program of San Juan Basin Health Department, which primarily serves uninsured and low-income children.
After serving in the military in Iraq, Baumgart attended dental school at Southern Illinois University. Baumgart recently relocated to Durango for this position.
For more information, call 385-4480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alpine Hospice receives license
Alpine Hospice in Durango is licensed as of Aug. 2 and ready to serve patients and families in La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties.
Alpine Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual care for the terminally ill and ongoing support for their loved ones.
For more information, call 247-0430.
First National Bank announces new hire
First National Bank of Durango announces the addition of Elisha Robinson to its staff as a customer-service representative and telephone banker.
Robinson started with the bank in the phone branch Aug. 1. She was born and raised in Bayfield. Robinson attended Bayfield High School and currently is a sophomore at Southwest Colorado Community College in Durango. She worked previously at the Bayfield Shell Station.
For more information, visit www.fnbdurango.com.
Roundtable seeks members
The Southwest Basin Roundtable is seeking people interested in serving on the roundtable.
There are two positions available. One position will represent environmental interests. In addition to a résumé, applicants for this position must supply a letter of support from a regional, statewide or nationally recognized environmental conservation organization that has operated in Colorado for at least five years.
The second position is an at-large position with no specific affiliation. Applicants for this position should submit a letter with qualifications.
Applications should be sent to Jane Maxson, 841 East Second Ave., Durango CO 81301 no later than Aug. 31. Elections will be held at the Oct. 12 meeting at the Dolores Water Conservancy District office in Cortez, where applicants will have an opportunity to address the roundtable.
For more information, call Mike Preston at 565-7562.
Physical therapy practice expands
Rivergate Physical Therapy P.C. is extending its services to the Fitness Center at Dalton Ranch Golf Club House.
Beginning Monday, Dan Cullum will provide physical therapy services, with new equipment.
In addition to expanding his business, Cullum is currently working on his Manual Therapy Certification and Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy through The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
For more information, visit www.Rivergatept.com or call 259-2547. The practice will continue to provide full-service outpatient orthopedics at 575 Rivergate Lane, Suite 208, in the Rivergate Medical Office Building.
Adult day care offers free day
The nonprofit Our Place at Grandview Adult Day Care, 691 County Road 233 Unit A-8, is offering a free day of services.
For more information or to reserve a spot, call Tanya Boyce at 385-5200.