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Recent Workshop Focused on Trees and Utility Lines – Maintaining Both Safety and Tree Health

Several utility companies participated in a workshop this past week in La Junta focused on trees and electric utility lines. Jack Wolfe, Chief Operating Office for Southeast Colorado Power Association (SECPA), spoke about how utility service providers carry a huge responsibility (by law) to provide safe and reliable service. When a tree is trimmed or […]

Taking Charge of Your Health Through Self-Management of Chronic Disease Workshop

The Health Navigators at Southeast Health Group are here to assist community members of Southeast Colorado “take charge of your health”.  The Health Navigators have been trained through the Consortium for Older Adult Wellness in Lakewood, Colorado to provide self-management of chronic disease workshops developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine to community members […]

Big Game Application Workshop to be Held in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Colo. – Looking to hunt in Colorado this year but not sure which GMU to apply for? Not sure what a GMU is? No problem. Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Managers will help decode the hunt codes at a big game application workshop.  District Wildlife Managers Mike Brown and Aaron Bartleson will cover […]

Advanced QuickBooks Pro Workshop Sponsored by LJSBDC and LCC

LA JUNTA — An Advanced QuickBooks Pro Workshop will be offered on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lamar Community College in Betz Hall room 231. The workshop will be sponsored as a partnership between the Small Business Management Program at Lamar Community College and the La Junta Small Business Development Center. […]

Free Small Business Workshop at Lamar Community College

(Lamar, Colorado, April 2, 2013) Lamar Community College will host a free three-hour overview workshop for “Simple Steps for Growing your Business”. “Simple Steps for Growing your Business” is a six session workshop that follows last years’ “Simple Steps to Starting your Business.” The six sessions will be scheduled at the completion of the initial […]

Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Credit Workshops

In the state of Colorado, pesticide application is regulated by a very strict set of laws enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). Some of the regulations include the licensing of private, commercial, limited-commercial, and public pesticide applicators. Pesticide Applicator licenses are valid for a 3- year period, expiring on the applicator’s birthdate. Under […]

LJSBD Offers Businesses Assistance for Government Contracting

The La Junta Small Business Development Center will offer a FREE workshop on government contracting Feb. 27, 2013. The workshop presenters will be Mr. Ken Knapp, executive director, and Mr. Bob Brown, counselor of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Colorado Springs. The Colorado PTAC is a non-profit corporation with professional counselors who educate […]

Free Workshop for Current and Prospective Small Business Owners

The La Junta Small Business Development Center will offer a FREE workshop Feb. 19, 2013, for current business owners or individuals who are interested in opening a small business. The workshop presenter will be Ms. Kim Grimsley, financial advisor for Edward Jones and former Otero Junior College business instructor. The workshop entitled “The Entrepreneurial Equation” […]

Lamar Community College to hold Small Business Growth Workshop

(Lamar, Colorado, January 7, 2013)  Lamar Community College will host a one-day workshop entitled, “Simple Steps for Growing your Business.” The workshop is a six session follow-up to last years’ “Simple Steps to Starting your Business.”  The workshop, held on January 19, will be an initial overview of the six sessions, which will be held […]

Partnering for Small Business Growth

(Lamar, Colorado, March 2, 2012)  Lamar Community College and 16 partners will host a two-day workshop entitled, “Simple Steps to Starting a New Business.”  The workshop focuses on elements critical to beginning or expanding a business, including the business concept, marketing plan, financial projections, and funding sources. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 and 21 from 10:30 […]

Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Credit Workshops

  For Immediate Release: February 6, 2012  By Wilma Trujillo, SEA Agronomist In the state of Colorado, pesticide application is regulated by a very strict set of laws enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA).  Some of the regulations include the licensing of private, commercial, limited-commercial, and public pesticide applicators. The purpose of the […]

Christmas Treats and Treasures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 16, 2011 By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area—The Southeast Area Extension has officially kicked off the holiday season with their first Christmas Treats and Treasures workshop. Kaye Kasza and Lacey Mann hosted the first day in Las Animas and the reviews are in, […]

Lamar Parade of Lights, Candy Cane Festival Kicks off Holiday Season

Area residents braved the pre-winter chill this past Friday evening for the annual, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights. This year’s theme highlighted Lamar’s 125th anniversary, carrying forward the traditions that were observed for Lamar Days this past May. By 6:30pm the floats and entries were set to go, traveling north on Main Street […]

Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Credit Workshops

PESTICIDE APPLICATOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT WORKSHOPS By Wilma Trujillo, SEA Agronomist In the state of Colorado, pesticide application is regulated by a very strict set of laws enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). Some of the regulations include the licensing of private, commercial, limited-commercial, and public pesticide applicators. The purpose of the license […]

Lamar Hosting Workshop for Returning CRP to Production

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) was established under Title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 to control soil erosion and loss of productivity. The program has been credited with substantial reduction in wind and water erosion of marginal croplands. About 18.4 million acres of CRP contracts across the USA are expiring before 2012. […]