from the Women’s Resource Center
Free Pro-se Divorce Clinic offered May 13
The Southwest Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Legal Services will offer a free Pro-se (Do-It-Yourself) Divorce Clinic from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13, at the Durango Public Library. Attorneys will explain the paperwork and procedures required to file for divorce on your own. The Women’s Resource Center has complete divorce packets for $5. Call 247-1242.
Low-cost legal consultations now offered once a month through Women’s Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center now offers low-cost, one-on-one consultations with attorney Sari Benmeier for women who plan to file their own paperwork for divorce or custody actions. The next appointments are available on Monday, May 20. Deadline to make an appointment is noon on Friday, May 17. Cost is $5 per hour per client.
To participate, clients MUST FIRST ATTEND the Pro-se Divorce Clinic offered from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the Durango Public Library. No exceptions. Clients also must sign and waiver and pay the $5 fee in advance confirm the appointment. The service is made possible by a generous grant from the Colorado Bar Foundation with support from the law firm of Goldman, Robbins and Nicholson, P.C. For more information, contact the Women’s Resource Center at 247-1242.
Next Womenade scheduled for Monday, May 20
Womenade, a grassroots organization that provides emergency financial assistance to individuals through one-time grants, will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20, at the Rochester Hotel. This month’s theme calls for women to “Spring into Action” and help a woman in need. Participants are asked to bring a potluck dish to share, $25 for the donation fund, and a friend. They’ll then vote for the recipients of the money raised that evening. ALL proceeds directly benefit the recipients. NO money is used for administrative costs. Womenade funds have been used to help women with emergency car repairs, dental work, medical bills, and other emergencies. For more information, contact the Women’s Resource Center at 247-1242.
Womenade provides financial assistance to help those who have a temporary and often unexpected financial hardship to overcome to move forward with their lives. For more information, contact the Women’s Resource Center at 247-1242.
Free business consultations offered Monday, May 6
A representative from the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center will offer free one-hour business consultations from Noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3, at the Women’s Resource Center. The consultations are for women who want to start or expand their business and already have a solid idea for a business plan. Call 247-1242 for an appointment.
Women’s Resource Center now offering individual educational grants each month
Application deadline for the next round of educational grant awards is Friday, June 7. Read more about the Educational Opportunity Fund Program and download an application (here…)
WRC Special Events 2013
Men Who Grill
Serious Food! Sizzling Fun!
Saturday, June 1
It’s SERIOUS Food and Sizzling FUN when grill teams gather to whip up all sorts of culinary delights on their barbecue grills, smokers, and other cooking devices. It’s not just about hamburgers and hot dogs. Past competitions have featured grilled alligator, smoked brisket, deep-fried cheesecake bites, and Ranch Beans to die for. Try your hand at this cooking competition and win $250 for Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice awards. Read more here . . .
Girls Night Out:
Rhinestone Cowgirls & Diamond Divas:
It’s a BLING Thing!
Friday, August 23
This is THE Girl Party of the Year, when more than 250 women gather together in sisterhood, laughter and fun to celebrate their extraordinary women friends and support the Women’s Resource Center. One ticket includes gourmet hors d’ouevres, wine and champagne, and spa tent, plus awesome silent and live auctions.
- Read more about Girls Night Out here . . .
A Running Festival
for Serious Runners!
October 11-13, 2013