Durango Rock Lounge hires Steve Ilg
The Durango Rock Lounge, 1111 Camino del Rio, Suite 105, announces the addition of coach Steve Ilg.
Ilg will teach a yoga class from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 4 designed specifically for skiing fitness.
For more information, call 259-7625.
Government contracts to be topic of workshop
The Durango Public Library and Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center at Fort Lewis College, will sponsor a workshop on government contracts, titled Meet Local Federal Contracting Officers: National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service plus Government Contracting at State and Local Levels from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
Kathryn Lobdell, a business adviser at the business development center who specializes in government-procurement counseling and contracts, will discuss how businesses are able to sell their products or services to the appropriate local, state or federal governments, along with other ideas about how to work with Colorado state agencies and local government buyers.
To register, call 247-7009 or visit www.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=170310125.
Chris Howe joins Coldwell Banker team
Broker Associate Chris Howe recently joined the Coldwell Banker Heritage House team.
After living in New Hampshire for 20 years, Howe moved to Durango full time, having already built a log cabin on Vallecito Creek in 1996. Then she bought and remodeled a 100-plus-year-old Victorian home in Durango.
Howe created Roxy Properties in 2003, buying, renting and selling. Her experience includes working with an architectural firm, interior designers, builders and more, both in New Hampshire and Durango.
For more information, call 375-5518.
Dove Creek man honored by Region 9
Bryce Capron, Dove Creek business owner and chairman of the Dolores County Development Corporation, has been named the Economic Development Leader of the Year by the Region 9 Economic Development District Board of Directors.
Capron serves on several regional boards, including the Southwest Colorado Council of Governments, Southwest Regional Transportation Planning Commission, Region 9 Board and the Region 9 Loan Committee.
Capron, owner of BC Signs, is a longtime Dove Creek resident.
Marias Bookshop announces new hire
Marias Bookshop, 960 Main Ave., announces the addition of Suzy DiSanto to its book-selling team.
DiSanto has taught, performed and choreographed throughout California and Colorado for the last 20 years. She has a masters degree in dance history from Mills College in Oakland, Calif., and is a member of the Society of Dance History Scholars. Before coming to Durango, she was a founding member of Central Coast Company Dance. Locally, she was the founding artistic director of 3rd Ave. Dance Company. She has taught for 12 years in the Four Corners. Currently, she teaches the jazz and social dance programs at Durango Dance! She is the founder of Take the Lead, a ballroom dance instruction program in Durango School District 9-R. She lives in Durango with her husband, David, and daughter Rosie.
Marias is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, visit www.mariasbookshop.com.
Conference offered in Pagosa Springs
The fourth annual Entrepreneurship Marketplace will be held Friday and Saturday at Pagosa Springs High School and other locations in Pagosa Springs.
The conference will feature business seminars, networking, door prizes and more. The cost is $50 for two days, $30 for one day and $25 for high school track.
For more information or to register, visit www.ruralcolorado.org.
Durango agency hired by LeMond Fitness
Durangos Verde PR & Consulting announces that it has been hired by LeMond Fitness, a Seattle-based cycling and fitness products manufacturer founded by Tour de France champion Greg LeMond.
Verde PR is a leading cycling, natural products and outdoor lifestyles agency and will help the LeMond Fitness brand usher in a new era of indoor cycling.
For more information, call 259-3555.