Osteopathic center moves to new location
The Osteopathic Center of the Four Corners; Dr. R. Paul Lee and Dr. Michelle Hemingway announce the move to a new location at 801 Florida Road, Suite 11.
The office will be closed today through Sunday. The center will open at the new location at 8 a.m. Monday.
For more information, call 247-3717.
Starting a business workshop to be held
A Starting Your Business workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
The cost is $20 for Durango Chamber of Commerce members and $25 for nonmembers.
For more information and to register, call 247-7009, visit www.coloradosbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=170310064 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marias Bookshop announces new hire
Marias Bookshop announces the addition of Tom Sluis as its shipping and receiving manager.
Sluis holds a degree in history from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. His post-graduate work includes English, film and law.
He moved to Durango in 1998 and was a professional journalist for 17 years, most recently as assignment editor at The Durango Herald. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Cracked.com, and he has won numerous awards from the Associated Press and the Colorado Press Association for his stories, graphics and humor columns.
The bookshop, located at 960 Main Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a weeks.
For more information, visit www.mariasbookshop.com.
Leadership La Plata to hold workshop
Leadership La Plata will host a workshop called How to Walk Your Talk: Civic Leadership in Rural Communities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21 in the La Plata Electric Associations multipurpose room, 45 Stewart in Bodo Industrial Park.
A lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. The cost for the workshop and lunch is $30. The workshop will be presented by Susan Manning, a professor in Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver.
For more information, call 247-7943.
Blondies Pit Stop opens in Exxon Station
Blondies Pit Stop announces its opening at 1680 Main Ave., inside the Exxon Station.
The owner Dorothy Weigman holds a degree in business from the University of Phoenix. The business offers auto accessories. Weigman manufactured seat and dash covers for 17 years in California as Newport West Auto Accessories, and also sold her products at the Orange County Fair Grounds.
She carries a full line of sheepskins, cordura, neoprene, suede, vinyl, leather and cloth seat covers; velour, vinyl and saddle blankets; dash covers; car covers; Husky and Weathertech floor liners; window shades; seat-belt covers; car bras; window and bug deflectors; and frost shades.
The business is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, call 375-2799.
Business After Hours will meet Oct. 21
The Business After Hours Business Showdown will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.
There will be more than 40 exhibitors, giveaways, games, prizes, food and drinks.
RE/MAX owner receives designation
Mary Rigby, co-owner of RE/MAX Pinnacle in Durango, recently completed a luxury home marketing training course conducted by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing through RE/MAX University and earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation.
Rigby, an award-winning member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, has been a real estate professional since 1979 and specializes in the Durango/La Plata County market.
For more information, call 375-2513 or email email@example.com.
Ownership change announced at firm
Energy Efficient Solutions announces its new owner Josh Robbins.
The spray-foam insulation business has Green Builder and LEED accreditations. The spray foam insulation is soy-based.
For more information, call 884-9767.
Thomas Shipps named lawyer of the year
Thomas H. Shipps has been named by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications, as the Western Colorado Best Lawyers Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012.
The designation is based on peer ratings of abilities, professionalism and integrity. Shipps is a partner in the firm of Maynes, Bradford, Shipps & Sheftel, LLP. His practice is devoted in large part to Indian natural-resource development, mineral leasing and related transactional matters.
For more information, call 247-1755.