Aaron Renner finishes apprenticeship program
La Plata Electric Associations Aaron Renner has completed the four-year lineman apprenticeship program, earning him the position of journeyman lineman, the profession responsible for constructing and maintaining electric power lines and facilities.
Originally from Manassa, in the San Luis Valley, Renner enrolled at Mesa Hotline School in Grand Junction. Upon graduation in 2007, he worked as an equipment operator with Par Electrical in Aurora before the LPEA apprenticeship position opened up.
Renner was a member of the crew honored earlier this year at the 2011 Breakfast of Champions, sponsored by the American Red Cross, Southwest Colorado Chapter. Along with LPEA linemen Aaron Galloway and Jerry Sutherlin, Renner received the Adult Lifesaver Award for rescue of a motorcyclist who had been pinned under a large trailer.
For more information, call 247-5786 or visit www.lpea.coop.
Local cabinetmaker featured in magazine
Dave Grattan Woodworking LLC was featured in a recent issue of Profiles, a publication of the Cabinet Makers Association.
Grattan started the business in Durango in 1996. The business specializes in custom cabinets for builders and homeowners. Grattan personally works with the customer from design to installation. In addition to cabinets, the company produces doors and furniture.
For more information, call 385-0154 or visit www.durangodavecabinets.com.
Gene Bradley honored by Crow Canyon
Durango resident Gene Bradley on Oct. 15 was presented the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the centers mission and goals at Crow Canyons 2011 annual meeting appreciation dinner.
Bradley joined Crow Canyons board of trustees in 1994, and in 1995 was appointed the centers interim president. He served as president for nearly nine months. Since then, he has been active with Crow Canyons board as chairman of the audit and executive committees and as a member of the investment committee.
Bradley is a retired senior partner of KPMG, an international accounting firm. Currently, he is a board member and treasurer of the Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District, board member of the Fort Lewis College Foundation, and board member of First National Bank of Durango.
Hair After announces new location
The Hair After announces its new location at 1316 Main Ave.
The business is owned by Lyn DAndrea, who has 35 years of experience as a business owner. Autumn Redfearn will manage the salon.
The hair salon employs six and is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The salon offers affordable family hair care with manscaping, waxing, manicures, pedicures and more. The salon was formerly known as The Buzz and was located in Bayfield,
For more information, call 259-5566.
Jennifer Lopez joins Incognito salon
Jennifer Lopez has joined the staff of Incognito, 736½ Main Ave., located in the alley.
Lopez will begin at the salon Nov. 4.
For more information, call 385-8938.
Discussion of market conditions to be held
Morgan Stanley Smith Barneys Durango office will present How to Position Your Portfolio During Inflationary Times at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Program Room 1 at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
This will be a discussion of current market conditions with a focus on the opportunities in commodities investing.
To RSVP, call David Tranum or Bridget Jabour at 259-0937.