Join us for the Be Local Book Launch Party at Ska Brewing on the evening of November 17th to get your coupon book and meet some of the businesses featured throughout the book! $10 tickets cover entry and appetizers from Ska, cash bar. BUY TICKETS *** To protect the health of our Launch Party attendees, [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
The City of Durango, as part of the public engagement process for Downtown’s Next Step, is hosting a community open house Thursday, March 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation, 853 Main Ave. Suite 225 — on the second floor of the Main Mall. The public will have [...]
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!