Business start-up workshop to be held
The Small Business Development Center at Fort Lewis College will offer Starting Your Business Workshop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
Tuition is $25 for the general public and $20 for Durango Chamber of Commerce members. Space is limited.
To make reservations, visit http://bit.ly/yDILY7, call 247-7009 or email Lynn Asano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk-ins will be welcome if there is room available.
Pet-sitting business announces hires
Custom Animal Services Pet Sitting announces the addition of Kimberly Wagner and Heather Brennison to its team of professional house and pet sitters.
Wagner brings her lifelong love of animals and care-giving with a special interest in dogs.
Brennison is currently in veterinary technician school and has a lifetime of experience with many animals, including horses.
For more information, call 759-6724 or visit www.customanimalservices.com.
Pulmonary, sleep specialist joins clinic
Pulmonary and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Ed Razma recently joined the medical staff at Mercy Regional Medical Center and is now accepting patients at Four Corners Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine.
Razma is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine.
He relocated to Durango from the Chicago area, where he practiced medicine for more than 20 years. Razma attended medical school at the University of Illinois and completed his residency and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois.
Four Corners Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine is located in the Mercy Medical Plaza, 1010 Three Springs Blvd., Suite 110. For more information, call 764-2750.
Tutoring service announces new hire
Laura Prow has joined Mumbling Marmot Tutoring LLC, specializing in Spanish, study skills, reading, writing, literature and homework support for grades kindergarten to sixth.
Prow has a masters degree in education in bilingual and multicultural education from Northern Arizona University and has worked as an elementary bilingual teacher since 2004.
She served in the Peace Corps in Honduras, Central America and was a Northern and Central Arizona Peace Corps coordinator for three years.
The tutoring business provides private services in reading, writing and math kindergarten to college; test preparation; languages; study skills and more.
Mumbling Marmot is owned by Yvonna Graham.
For more information, call 382-9128 or visit www.mumblingmarmot.com.
Local engineer gets high recognition
Engineering News-Record Mountain States Region magazine has named Russell Planning & Engineering Project Engineer Kelly Fearney as one of the Top 20 Under 40.
Fearney joined Russell Planning & Engineering in Durango in 2006 and progressed from design engineer to project engineer. She is a Colorado-licensed professional engineer and is a certified LEED Professional. While at Russell she became a volunteer professional partner with Engineers Without Borders, Fort Lewis College Chapter. During her four years with the program she has worked on numerous projects mentoring students in the design of water and sanitation systems.
The chosen professionals feature the regions talented and community-minded building and design professionals younger than 40 years old.
The winners were judged based on their professional achievements, contributions to the community, their education, professional affiliations and industry involvement.
For more information, visit www.russellpe.com.