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Affordable Care Act info offered

Elbert County small business owners are invited to learn about the Affordable Care Act — often called Obamacare — in weekly webinars.

The Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority are launching the Affordable Care Act 101 weekly webinar series. Small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their company and employees, including insurance reform, the small business health care tax credit, the new health insurance marketplaces, and employer shared responsibility provisions.

Each week, SBA representatives will walk through key pieces of the law so small business owners can make informed decisions. The webinars take place every Thursday from Sept. 7-26, beginning at noon. For more information, contact Chris Van Es at christopher.vanes@sba.gov.

Fiber Fest scheduled

The second annual Elizabeth Fiber Festival will be held Sept. 21-22 at Casey Jones Park, 4189 Highway 86 in Elizabeth. The event will showcase all fiber animals, goats, sheep, rabbits, llamas and, of course, alpacas.

The event is designed to promote and educate the public about fiber-producing animals and their fleece. There will be skirting, seminars and demonstrations in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Vendor space is available.

For more information, visit www.coloradomarkets.net or call Chris Schade at 719-339-5229 or Gary Jones at 303-910-5021.

Car show revs up

The Spring Valley Golf Club, 42350 County Road 17-21 in Elizabeth, will host its fourth annual Car Show on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Car enthusiasts are invited to bring their own cars, or just come and admire the heavy metal history. Parking for the cars will be on the grass.

There will be live music and prizes. Registration is $5. Sunday brunch is $12.95. For more information, call 303-646-4240.

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