February 28, 2014
Sheri Rochford Figgs is Recruited as Project Coordinator
Architects Rick Feeney and Dan Nicholl Create Conceptual Renderings of the Proposed STEAM Park Project
(initial site discussions date back to 1981!)
Co-Founders Begin Discussing Project Together
March 27, 2014
Durango Herald Publishes Article About STEAM Park
June 30, 2014
DOLA Awards City a $75,000 Grant, with a Dollar-for-Dollar Match for STEAM Park Project
February 21, 2014
The Project is Officially Named 'STEAM Park'
RFP and Communications Committees are Formed to Focus on Key Areas of Project
April 1, 2014
STEAM Park works with City of Durango to submit a grant request to DOLA
Co-Founders Begin Recruiting Other Volunteers to the Project
Private funds are raised to support City's match for feasibility study.
March, April, 2014
Meetings with Fort Lewis College Meetings with President and Community Concert Hall Director to discuss project and any implications
to the school.
Meetings with City of Durango
The City of Durango has worked closely with STEAM Park leadership, providing resources for writing the DOLA grant for the feasibility study. Additionally, Sherri Dugdale, Assistant to the City Manager serves as liaison to this project. The STEAM Park leadership team also presented at a few City Council Study sessions.
Other presentations have included the Business Improvement District (BID), Durango Chamber of Commerce and the La Plata County Economic Alliance.
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