Ambassador wolves visiting PurgatoryAmbassador wolves from Wolfwood will visit Purgatory Resort Plaza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Marh 14.
An educational talk will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Photos are allowed. This is a free event. For more information, visit www.wolfwood.org.
Friends of Library will host meeting ThursdayThe Friends of the Library will host their annual meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 in the Community Room of the Pine River Public Library in Bayfield. Attendees are welcome to join for the first time or renew their membership and enjoy a special free luncheon. For more information, call 884-2222.
Chamber holding lunch and learnThe Bayfield Chamber of Commerce is holding a lunch and learn meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at the Billy Goat Saloon.
Cost for the event is $10.00m including lunch and an informative presentation by 360Durango.
Reservations are requested in advance. Tickets are available at https://www.bayfieldchamber.org/events-1 or by contacting either Brenna Morlan at Community Banks of Colorado or Ashleigh Tarkington at the Billy Goat Saloon.
Free meditation class to address stressAn introduction to mindfulness and the health care program Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave.
Originally created as a treatment for recurrent depression, and shown through extensive research to be as effective as anti-depressant medication in reducing the risk of relapse, MBCT is a highly-effective when coping with stress, low mood and mental chatter that can interrupt a sense of well-being.
Participants will learn why and how mindfulness practice can support them to cultivate better health, focused attention and peace of mind.
The session is free, open to the public and led by Janet Curry, a mental health counselor and certified mindfulness-based stress-reduction provider.
For more information, call 779-0611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community fund creates new websiteFirst Southwest Community Fund recently launched its new website at fswcf.org to provide a more seamless online experience for individuals and businesses seeking creative funding for their rural Colorado business.
The new website includes information on the Intermediary Relending Program, the New Pioneers Microloan Program, the Rural Business Development Grant and more.
FSWCF, a nonprofit, promotes economic development in distressed communities by helping to increase wages, encourage the development of critical community infrastructure, and provide educational opportunities and financial literacy knowledge for identified populations. It provides low-cost business and agricultural lending to create sustainable employment and jumpstart local economies.
For more information, email Roxanne DeMarco at email@example.com.
SJBPH releases vaccine price changesThe prices for travel vaccines and private pay vaccines at San Juan Basin Public Health's Immunization Clinic were both increased and decreased based on the manufacture prices and administration fees.
The health department still offers travel consultations, all travel immunizations and low or no cost vaccines through the Vaccines for Children Program and the Section 317 Grants Program for adult vaccines.
The clinic is federally funded to provide vaccinations to qualified children regardless of ability to pay, and adults may also be eligible for low cost vaccines if they are underinsured or uninsured.
For the full list of prices and more information about the Immunizations Clinic visit http://sjbpublichealth.org/immunizations.
Durango Nature Studies to offer campDurango Nature Studies will offer its Spring Break Camp for students 7 to 10 years old from March 26 to March 30.
The schedule includes treks to the Aztec Ruins, the Southern Ute Cultural Center and other fun excursions. Students can enroll for a day or two or the entire week. The camp is limited to 13 spots each day.
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/2FdPe5Y.
Hunters can apply for upcoming drawColorado Parks and Wildlife has opened applications for limited 2018 big-game, sheep and mountain goat hunting licenses. CPW encourages all hunters to apply early for this year's license draw. Paper applications are no longer accepted.
Additionally, payment in full is no longer required at the time of application.
Hunters will be responsible for their application fees and a $10 habitat stamp when applying. The cost of any licenses will not be charged until a hunter is selected in the draw.
Deadline is April 3. For more information and details on applying for the draw, visit http://bit.ly/1nqo1Zh.