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Southwest Gifted and Talented Community to host Summer Enrichment Fair

The Southwest Gifted and Talented Community will hold its second annual Summer Enrichment Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 2500 Main Ave. The fair...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Sunnyside Elementary to host fundraiser

Sunnyside Elementary School, 75 County Road 218, will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. March 16. The event will feature a cake and pie auction, escape room, games, and...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Visit Durango employee, Grace Shepard, receives ‘Southwest Women in Business’ award for tourism

The Durango Area Tourism Office is thrilled to announce Grace Shepard was presented with the Southwest Women in Business award for Tourism at a reception in Durango on Feb. 28. Southwest Colorado...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango Nature Studies opens registration for spring and summer camps

Registration is open for spring and summer camps at Durango Nature Studies. Spring Break Camp will be held from March 25 to March 29 and will provide adventure for first- through fourth-graders....

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Community Overcoming Depressed Youth to sponsor movie event

Community Overcoming Depressed Youth will sponsor a movie event for young people at 9 a.m. March 9 at Allen Theaters Stadium 9. Young people will have two movies to choose from: “How Train Your...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Chili cook-off and pie auction will take place to benefit local family

Fellowship of Christian Men will host a chili cook-off and pie auction to benefit the family of Joe Kusar from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the exhibit hall of the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Kusar is...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango native Jared Thompson is promoted in Army

Sixth-generation Durango native, Jared Thompson was recently promoted to chief warrant officer 5. Thompson has been an experimental test pilot for the Aviation Flight Test Directorate since 2016,...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango High Noon Rotary Club will meet

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. Robert McDaniel, a local historian, will present the story of William Bell and the founding...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango DeColores Civitan Club to meet Tuesday

Durango DeColores Civitan Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tequila’s Restaurant, 948 Main Ave. The club conducts projects such as working with Community Connections, Big Brothers Big...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Extraordinary Woman Award Dinner will be hosted by Women’s Resource Center

The Extraordinary Woman Award Dinner will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The event will have a catered dinner and award presentation, with keynote...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Rotary Club of Durango cancels Tuesday event

EDITORS NOTE: This event has been canceled Cam Hooley of the San Juan National Forest Service will speak to Rotary Club of Durango about the 416 Fire at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Health department seeks referrals for free SafeCare program

SafeCare Colorado at San Juan Basin Public Health is a flexible, free in-home visiting program for families or caregivers with at least one child aged 5 years or younger in the home. SafeCare...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

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