Leadville News – September 9

Latina Color and Culture Grace Harrison Avenue

A bright sea of color and Latina Culture could be seen on Harrison Avenue at the Fiestas Patrias Parade and Celebration in Leadville on September 8. The event was started in 2016 by Leadville businessman Lee Trujillo and has grown into a stand-alone, annual event on the September calendar. Felicidades!

Change of Seasons Means Change of Jobs

If you are looking for a new job or different job, then you’re in luck, because FREE help is available to increase your chances of landing that dream job. And remember, not every small mountain community has a Workforce Center in the heart of its business district, so why not take advantage of the help that will put you on the path to success! Get a job!

Starting this Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.  the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center is offering it’s next workshop series to help job seekers, starting with “Resumes That Pack a Punch.” This will help put your application at the top of the HIRE list. Take advantage of this opportunity to get your resume up-to-date and looking good. And it’s FREE!Sept 2018 Workshops LEA(1) copy

The “Tuesdays at 2 p.m.” series continues on September 18 with “50 & Beyond,” helping more mature job seekers in the labor market. Then it’s “Job Search Strategies ” on September 25. All workshops start at 2 p.m. Not every small rural community has this FREE service right in town, so take advantage of it. 

You can also participate from your smart device, PC or in person at one of the Workforce Centers. The Lake County Public Library also offers a WORKFORCE LAPTOP for persons looking for employment or filing for unemployment. This system is dedicated to help job seekers. 

For workshop attendees, you need to register and can do so ONLINE or contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!

Thanks to pooches like Summer and Winter, CoCo and Riley, Ute and Lakota, the Karen Lundell Memorial K9 Dog Walk was a big success! Fifteen dogs and their owners helped raise money for programs for the Friends of the Lake County Public Library. Good Doggies!



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