Elbert County news in a hurry


Library hosts lawyers

The Elizabeth Public Library will once again host Lawyers at the Library, from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13. The free legal workshop is designed to assist individuals in Elbert and Lincoln counties who do not have an attorney.

Sponsored by the 18th Judicial District, attorneys will cover many areas of law including: family law, civil litigation, criminal defense, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, veterans’ benefits, and protection orders.

The Elizabeth Public Library is located at 651 Beverly St. For more information, call 303-646-3792.

Women’s Club breakfast set

Join the Elbert County Women’s Club for an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 at the Russell Gates Mercantile Community Hall at the corner of Eccles Street and Lavell Avenue in Elbert.

Breakfast includes fresh eggs, ham, sausage, biscuits, gravy, pancakes, and orange drink, coffee or tea. Adults are $6 and children under 10 are $3.

Proceeds support renovation and maintenance of the 1906 Community Hall, located on Elbert Road. For more information, call 303-648-3325.

Life’s a beach at First Friday

Enjoy extended shopping, prizes and chalk art, all with a beach theme, during First Friday Night Live on Main Street, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2 in Elizabeth.

Browse local merchants and artists and take advantage of special discounts and prizes. Sponsored by the Downtown Advisory Board, the monthly event helps generate traffic and interest in the town’s growing downtown area. Shoppers who collect stamps from all the participating businesses are entered into a drawing for a gift basket.

American Legion to meet

American Legion Post 82 will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Frontier High School, 589 S. Banner St. in Elizabeth. The two-hour meeting begins at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

Come meet organization members and learn more about their community service projects. For more information, call John Guttenberg at 303-229-0030 or Steve Deladicco at 720-261-8615.


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