Southwest Life

Methodist Thrift Store to sponsor Philanthropy Days

The First United Methodist Thrift Store will sponsor this year’s Rural Philanthropy Days, which will be held Sept. 12-14 in Cortez. Proceeds from sales at the Methodist Thrift Store go to local...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Cafe au Play to host meet-ups for parents

Durango Cafe au Play has started to host new recurring meet-ups: Grandparents meet-up: 10-11 a.m. Mondays, grandparents can attend with or without grandchildren to meet other grandparents in the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2

Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Allison-Tiffany Cemetery to hold memorial service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. May 28 at Allison-Tiffany Cemetery, 1035 County Road 329. Services will include music, social visits and a ceremony to honor veterans and loved ones....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Womenade of La Plata County to hold potluck to help women in financial hardship

Womenade of La Plata County will hold its May potluck and fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The event’s goal is to raise $4,500...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Elks Lodge to give away car to deserving veteran

The Durango Elks Lodge Veterans Committee, Bo Dean’s Towing and Durango Muffler and Brake is giving away a two-door, front-wheel-drive car to a veteran in need. Applications are available at: the...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Arboles community to clean up cemetery

The Carmelitas of St. Peter-St. Rosa Catholic Church will hold a spring cleanup of Rosa Cemetery from 9 a.m. to noon on May 19 in Arboles. The cemetery is located at the south end of County Road...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Celebration of life for Edward Kutzleb to be held May 28

A celebration of life ceremony for Edward L. Kutzleb, a longtime Durango resident and former Durango School District 9-R superintendent who died Jan. 20, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. May 28 in the...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Daybreak Rotary to meet Wednesday

Durango Daybreak Rotary Club will meet from 7 to 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Eolus Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. The club recently started a complimentary book library at...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The Officer of the Year Award will be presented to an outstanding Colorado State patrolman...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Event to discuss how to be a child care provider

A free question-and-answer session about becoming a licensed home child care provider will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the children’s room at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave....

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Donations sought for food drive

Durango Food Bank recently announced it will receive donations Saturday from the 26th annual U.S. Postal Service “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. La Plata County residents are encouraged to place...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community