Weatherization manager hired at 4CORE
The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency has permanently hired Kirk Coppinger as weatherization program manager, starting Dec. 5.
Coppinger is replacing Gregg Dubit, who was recently hired as 4COREs executive director. Coppinger was appointed interim program manager on July 1, and before that was one of 4COREs weatherization inspectors.
The Weatherization Program is a Department of Energy program that strives to increase the quality, safety and energy efficiency of low-income housing.
Coppingers background is in commercial construction, including the Springs Hotel in Pagosa Springs and the Sky Ute Casino project. Coppinger is a native of the area from Mancos, and enjoys camping with his family.
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Silverton Mountain names team member
Silverton Mountain introduces the newest member of its professional freeride team, Suzanne Graham.
Not only is Graham one of the top female freeskiers in the world, she also is a highly accomplished BASE jumper. During the 2011 Red Bull Cold Rush Event at Silverton Mountain, Graham won the Big Mountain portion of the competition.
Graham also took the overall win at the Red Bull Cold Rush 2010 Event. Outside adventure sports, Graham is passionate about preventive health and wellness. She holds a degree from the University of Utah in health promotion and education, is a licensed Wilderness-EMT and yoga instructor, and studies alternative medicine and nutrition.
For more information, visit www.silvertonmountain.com.
Dr. Luke Angel earns certification
Dr. Luke Angel of Quantified Performance has completed an instructor certification for clinical neurodynamics.
Neurodynamics is a system to evaluate and treat the nerve aspect of orthopedic and sports injuries.
Angel is one of three physical therapists in the United States certified to teach this method.
For more information, call 247-9415.
LPEA offers opportunity to give electricity
La Plata Electric Association offers the opportunity to provide a credit to another persons LPEA account through its gift program.
LPEA members also can support nonprofit organizations with the gift of electricity. Gifts of any denomination can be made.
To give a gift, visit LPEA offices in Durango or Pagosa Springs during regular business hours, call 247-5786, or mail a check with the name of the LPEA member/nonprofit organization, and the account address (or LPEA account number if available), to LPEA Gift Program, PO Box 2750, Durango, CO 81302.
LPEA will notify the recipient, or gifts can be made anonymously.
Tiffany Purcell returns to Integrated therapy
Integrated Physical Therapy welcomes Tiffany Purcell back from maternity leave.
Purcell received her masters degree in physical therapy from Western Carolina University. She has experience in myofascial and trigger-point release, womens health, aquatic therapy, and both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy.
She is working at the Integrated Physical Therapy Three Springs location and is accepting new patients.
For more information, call 385-0644.
Nectar announces new location downtown
Nectar announces its new location at 865 Main Ave.
The business is owned by Tracy Campbell, formerly of Urban Homestead. The business offers lingerie, lounge and sleepwear, bath and body products, fragrances and name brands such as Eberjey, Cosabella, Free People and Lucy B.
Nectar will have extended hours during the holiday season.
For more information, call 259-1718.