Local Briefs

Herbalist to offer free women’s health classes

Herbalist Marija Helt will offer these free classes about women’s health:

A class about natural approaches to menopause will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Zuke’s, 2257 Main Ave. The class will cover the hormonal changes that occur as a woman approaches and reaches menopause, as well as holistic approaches to preparing for and easing the transition.

A free class about endogenous estrogens, xenoestrogens from the environment and phytoestrogens from plants will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Zuke’s.

To RSVP or for more information, call 779-3111 or visit www.osadha.com.

Free call concerning money to be held

True Life Coaching will host a free call at 6 p.m. Monday titled “Clear Your Money Clutter.”

This one hour call, led by Victoria FittsMilgrim, will give people tools to change their money mind-set and clear out the money clutter that keeps them stuck.

To register, visit www.truelifecoach.net/mbs or call 259-9040. Once registered participants will receive the conference call information.

Beekeeping club to meet Thursday

The Buzz Club, a group of beekeepers, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive.

Beth Conroy, the president of the Colorado Beekeepers Association will present on what the state association does, and does not do, and as the keeper of 50 hives, she’ll be able to lead discussion and answer questions. Volunteers are needed to bring finger food or dessert.

Also, members of the group will teach the second beginning beekeeping class at 7 p.m. Monday at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield.

The class will cover hiving, or installing a new package of bees and other topics. A few packages of bees are available for people interested in ordering through the club and may be purchased at the meeting or class.

For more information, call 884-8190.

LPEA board election packets available

Election packets for people interested in running for a seat on the La Plata Electric Association board of directors will be available March 5 at LPEA offices in Durango, 45 Stewart St., and Pagosa Springs, 603 S. Eighth St.

To be placed on the ballot, candidates must return completed petitions to either LPEA office by 1 p.m. March 28. Candidates for the board of directors are required to be permanent residents of the district they seek to represent and be members-in-good-standing of the cooperative throughout their term in office.

Completed election petitions must contain 15 or more signatures from co-op members in a candidate’s district.

Ballots will be mailed to the membership April 20 with results announced at LPEA’s annual meeting on May 12 at the Sky Ute Resort and Casino in Ignacio. The candidate packets contain additional election information and instructions.

For more information, call Jeannie Bennett at 382-3505 or email jbennett@lpea.coop.

Ignacio library to show documentary Monday

The Igancio Community Library will show “More Than a Month” at 10:30 a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Monday at its location, 470 Goddard Ave.

This film will focus on Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. The film investigates what the treatment of history tells about race equality in a post-racial America.

For more information, call 563-9287.

Herald Staff