Hour Exchange La Plata (H.E.L.P), La Plata County Colorado. 


Thursday, December 11 : Intro talk at 6pm and potluck at 7pm at Turtle Lake Refuge, 848 E 3rd Ave., around the back and up the stairs.

Tuesday, December 16: Orientation (6 - 7pm) at St. Mark’s Church (corner of  E. 3rd Ave. and 9th St. in the downstairs library).  Come at 5:30 for a brief intro.

Saturday, December 20: Open house from 5 to 8 pm at Jackie Morlan's (118 W. Mill St., Bayfield).  Cookie swap.  For more information call Jackie at 970-769-6873.

What you may find when you join H.E.L.P.

  • That everyone’s time is equal to everyone else’s.
  • Help with projects.
  • New friends.
  • Real social security.
  • Opportunities to learn new things.
  • Outlets for your creativity.
  • The joy of working together with other people.
  • A rich confluence of generations, cultures, ideologies.
  • Projects that benefit both individuals and the whole community.
  • Endless possibilities of what we can accomplish together.
  • A life in which receiving really is as important as giving.
  • Other people who like the idea of a local economy based on exchanges of time.
  • That the abilities you take for granted are of great value to those who don’t possess them.