First Southwest Bank (FSWB) and First Southwest Community Fund (FSWCF) are excited once again to partner with Fort Lewis College for the second “Success for Native America” panel discussion. It will be held on April 4, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fort Lewis College (FLC) in the Vallecito Room. (Participants are also invited to join the [...]
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 [...]
The Durango Farmers Market is back in action the second Saturday in May. On May 14th , we will kick off our 26th year of connecting local customers to local products! Opening day will feature live music and performances by the Durango Shimmy Mob. Come celebrate the local scene with us from 8 am to 12 noon at the TBK Bank parking lot across from the City Transit Center on West 8th Street. If you are not feeling well, please wait to visit the market till you are well!
How to Lead a Tired Team Wednesday, May 18th | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | In-person at the Durango Rec Center Wednesday, June 15th | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Virtual* Facilitator: Jennifer Bassignani of Essential Operations. Description: Are you struggling to lead a tired team? Join us for this interactive and engaging workshop focusing [...]
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 - 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 [...]