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Speed Networking with GBC

Local First is a proud partner of Good Business Colorado, a grassroots organization of values-driven business owners working to build a prosperous economy, equitable communities, and a sustainable environment. Join us for your monthly chance to network with Good Business Colorado members, community partners, and other values-driven businesses.

Autumn Arts Festival 2021

Downtown Durango

The Durango Arts Center (DAC) is excited to celebrate its 27th year of the Durango Autumn Arts Festival. Organized as a benefit event by and for the region’s premiere non-profit arts organization serving Durango and the Four Corners region, this beloved festival attracts a large audience to experience fine art and crafts from around the [...]

Free

Sustainable Biz 101

Virtual Webinar

Calling all CEO's, C-Suite Team Members, Entrepreneurs, and Small Business Owners! Ready to learn how your business can become a driver of profits AS WELL AS social and environmental change? Grab your lunch and join Local First and presenter, Claire Attkisson—Founder and Creative Director of Live Creative Studio—for Sustainable Biz 101. In this live webinar, [...]

Free

The ABCs of Local Investing

Virtual Webinar

Designed to help you personally and your community, this workshop will help develop practical local investment strategies. As part of American Independent Business Alliance's upcoming Move Your Money Month, local economist Michael Shuman will present “The ABCs of Local Investing” Webinar on Wednesday, March 23 at 4 p.m. ET. It’s a condensed version of a virtual workshop he [...]

Free

Harnessing Opportunity in Durango: A Perspective on Development

Virtual Webinar

Join Local First for a live presentation by well-known urban planner, Joe Minicozzi. In his presentation, Minicozzi will a focus on contextualizing the opportunities available in historic redevelopment projects, including the former 9-R Administration Building. This event will take place via Zoom on March 30th, at 2:30PM. Registration coming soon.

Free

2022 Local First Member Celebration

Powerhouse Science Center 1295 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO

Local First invites you to join our staff, business members, and community localists for an evening of celebration, connection, and camaraderie on April 8th from 6-8pm at The Powerhouse. Alongside the opportunity to come together, this year’s Local First Member Celebration will feature local food provided by Sage Farm Fresh Eats, live performance by Lacey [...]

Free

Lunch & Learn: Entrepreneurship & Climate Change Innovation

Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation 853 Main Ave. Suite 225, Durango, CO

Entrepreneurship & Climate Change Innovation: It's about so much more than energy. June 22 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Durango At the Center for Innovation 835 Main Ave Suite 225  Register Here. Local First, in partnership with Good Business Colorado and other organizations across the state, are hosting a "Helping Good Businesses Be [...]

Understanding the New Livable Wage

Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation 853 Main Ave. Suite 225, Durango, CO

Understanding the New Livable Wage - A presentation contextualizing the 2022 livable wage estimates for La Plata County and the Region 9 Economic Development District. Join Region 9 Economic Development District, Information Services, and Local First for a discussion on the updated livable wage estimates for La Plata and surrounding counties. Taking place September 6th [...]

Free
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