Elbert County news in a hurry


Sassy Soiree slated

The annual Sassy Soiree benefitting the Douglas/Elbert Task Force is set for Sept. 13 at the Events Center, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock. The boutique and auction will start at 10 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., and the fashion show at noon. Advance tickets are $45. Last day to purchase tickets is Sept 9. No tickets will be sold at the door. Runway and reserved tables of eight are still available. Sponsors and auction donations are welcome. For more information call 303-688-1114 or visit www.detaskforce.org/sassy-soiree.

Chamber needs golfers

Golfers are still needed for the 2013 Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. Tee up with members of the business community on Sept. 13 at the Spring Valley Golf Course, 42350 County Road 17/21. Sponsorships are available and range from $100 to $700. A barbeque lunch and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. For more information, contact Beverly Durant, executive director at 303-646-4287 or by email at director@elizabethchamber.org. Registration forms can be found online at www.elizabethchamber.org, under the “events” tab.

Help available for victims

Help is available for victims of domestic violence at the Women's Crisis and Family Outreach Center, Bank of the West Building, 440 Comanche St., Kiowa. This free program teams a social worker from the Outreach Center with a volunteer attorney to assist victims with legal and other support needs. For more information or to set up a confidential appointment, call 303-621-2701. The center serves residents of both Elbert and Lincoln counties.


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