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Dr. Joel Inc. announces reopening

Dr. Joel Inc. announces its reopening.

Joel Mitchell has returned to Durango after taking a year off to work on a volunteer building project in the Denver area. Dr. Joel Inc. is a full-service computer service, repair and support company. Services include virus and malware removal, data recovery, new installs, upgrades, networks, data backup and laptop repairs such as keyboard, monitor and screen replacement. If Joel Mitchell and AJ Mitchell cannot fix the problem, the customer will not be charged.

For more information, call 759-3854.

International speaker to present May 16

International speaker Craig Zablocki will speak about “Joy in the Workplace ... the Business of Humor” at the Durango Chamber of Commerce breakfast at 8 a.m. May 16 at DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.

The presentation will focus on how to use positive humor to strengthen morale and increase productivity. The cost is $25 for chamber members and includes breakfast and the speech. The cost for nonmembers is $35. Reservations are required.

To register, visit www.durangobusiness.org or call 247-0312.

X-Ray Associates receives accreditation

X-Ray Associates in Farmington has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in positron emission tomography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.

PET, also called PET imaging or a PET scan, is a type of nuclear medicine imaging. The accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.

For more information, visit www.xranm.com/xray-associates-farmington.

Human-resource managers to meet

The Durango Area Human Resource Managers will host a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 25 at Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St. in Bodo Industrial Park. The luncheon focuses on human-resources topics including incentive and recognition; cultivating culture; coaching; and making change sustainable within an organization.The cost is $15 for members and $16 for nonmembers. Lunch includes a choice of an egg salad, turkey, honey ham or bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, or a Cobb salad.RSVP and meal choice are needed before Friday to betsy.fitzpatrick@stoneagetools.com or call 403-1843.

New doctor joins audiology practice

Dr. Aimee Woolard, a licensed doctor of audiology, recently joined the team at Animas Valley Audiology Associates, 799 E. Third St.Woolard has practiced audiology since 2002. She earned a master’s degree in speech and hearing science from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. She earned her doctorate in audiology from Salus University.

Woolard brings experience from her private practice in Texas as well as employment with an ear, nose, and throat team at Texas ENT & Allergy in College Station, Texas, since 2009. She has more than a decade of clinical experience focused on adult and pediatric testing, selection and fitting of advanced hearing aid technology, and fitting of various bone-anchored processors.

Woolard is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a member of the Colorado Academy of Audiology.

For more information, call 375-2369 or visit www.animasvalleyaudiology.com.

Business district to continue meetings

Durango Business Improvement District will host these Coffee & Conversations from 8 to 9:30 a.m.:

Thursday and June 20 at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave.

May 16 and July 25 at Durango Doughworks, 2653 Main Ave.

May 30 at Durango Coffee Co., 730 Main Ave.

June 27 at Durango Joe’s located in Town Plaza.

July 18 at Steaming Bean Coffee Company, 915 Main Ave.

The program is an effort to gather ideas from constituents and learn of challenges, as well as allow Director Tim Walsworth to get to know the people who make up the district. Constituents or community members are invited to drop-in. As time permits, BID Community Relations Coordinator Pam Glasco may join the meetings.For more information, visit www.downtowndurango.org, email timw@downtowndurango.org or call 375-5068.

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