Ignacio Monthly Roundup

January 18, 2024

The Ignacio Community Library invites you to join the second annual fundraising gala, Denim and Diamonds, featuring local art, artists, and food. With winter in full swing, the Repair Cafe has moved to the first Saturday of the month to keep library staff, volunteers, and participants safe. With the recent snowfalls, Ignacio School District 11-JT is asking parents and guardians to make sure contact information is up to date in the event of a snow day, and packets for Town Board seats are available for pick-up at Town Hall for the April municipal election. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers and 2180 Lighting and Design Studio.

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Enjoy a night out with Ignacio Community Library at its Denim and Diamonds Gala Fundraiser. Repair Cafe has a new day as part of the library's winter hours. And with the recent snowy weather, Ignacio School District reminds parents to make sure contact information is correct and up to date in the event of a snow day. And pick up packets for town board seats at Town Hall. You're watching the Ignacio News Roundup, brought to you by Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steak Burgers, and 2180 Lighting and Design Studio. I'm Connor Shrieve. Come support the Ignacio Community Library at its second annual fundraiser on Sunday, January 21st. The Diamonds and Denim Gala features local art and artists, a silent auction and food and drink from local vendors. Come dressed in your best for a night out with the community. Tickets are $45 in advance, or 50 at the door. Buy tickets online or at the ICL Service Desk. The Repair Cafe has a new day to keep volunteers, library staff, and participants safe. The cafe will now be the first Saturday of the month from one to four in keeping with the library's winter hours. The Repair Cafe offers an alternative to throwing broken items away by providing a space, materials, and experts to repair items from bikes to electronics to clothing. Mark your calendars for the next Repair Cafe Saturday, February 3rd. Winter is here, which means snowy roads and possible school closures. Ignacio School District works with local agencies to determine whether or not schools need to be closed. In the mornings, after a heavy snowfall or particularly bad winter weather conditions, Ignacio School District will make the call to delay or cancel school by 5:30 AM. In the event of a snow day or delay, notifications will be sent out via a simultaneous phone call, text message, and email to staff, students and family. Info will also be posted to social media and shared with local TV and radio stations. Parents and guardians are encouraged to make sure that contact information is correct and up to date in Infinite Campus. In the event that the school district exceeds the number of allotted snow days, instructional time will be made up on designated Fridays to avoid going into the summer. Nomination packets for the April 24 municipal elections are now available at Town Hall for those interested in running for a town board seat. Packets are due by 5:00 PM on the 22nd to be considered. Town Hall will be open from eight to nine and from four to five for election purposes only. Regular hours remain 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Learn more about these and other stories online at durangolocal.news. Thanks for watching this edition of the Ignacio News Network. I'm Connor Shrieve.


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