The Ignacio Creative District Steering Committee and members of the Ignacio community were awarded a certificate from the Colorado Office of Economic Development & Colorado Creative Industries for exceptional community development efforts through completion of Rural Technical Assistance Program – Creative Lab. The award was presented by Margaret Hunt, director of Colorado Creative Industries, and signed by Jared Polis, Governor for the State of Colorado. The presentation took place in Inspiration Square at the ELHI Community Center, Friday, Oct. 4.
Young entrepreneur, Laeliana Shubert was on hand to sell her hand-made personal aroma therapy bracelets, utilizing essential oils for health and well-being at the ELHI Fall Harvest Festival.
Kasey Correia makes a canned goods purchase from Tracey Davis at the ELHI Fall Harvest Festival.
Raymond Dunton, ELHI Executive Director, chats with Margaret Hunt, director of Colorado Creative Industries prior to the start of the 5th annual ELHI Harvest Festival.
“Friends with Food” of the Pine River Shares food program out of Bayfield, Colo. served grilled hamburgers and hotdogs.
Wells Fargo employees, Tabitha Formea, Sandy Seibert and Emmi Herz, get a lift from Jamie MacDonald of Spring Creek Carriage. Hamburgers and hotdogs were grilled and served by the Pine River Shares “Friends with Food” free food program out of Bayfield, Colo.
Members of the Southwest Rainbow Youth program, Precious Collins, Trennie Collins and Bobbie Rosa, were on hand to provide information at the ELHI Fall Harvest Festival.
Sharon Craig, Town of Ignacio trustee, who was recently appointed to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Executive Board informs those in attendance of the Ignacio Creative District process.
Denny Finn sets the after dinner, evening mood with an acoustic and flute performance.