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EDCLA serves up burgers

The Elbert-Douglas County Livestock Association will host its annual hamburger fry at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, 95 Ute Ave. in Kiowa,

The event recognizes 4-H members and their families who participate in the EDCLA Bred Heifer and Catch-a-Calf programs. EDCLA board members will cook up the burgers while the 4-H youngsters make project presentations.

EDCLA members, families and guests are invited. EDCLA member families are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert. An ice cream social and board meeting will follow. For more information, go online to edcla.org and click on “Calendar,” or email elbert.douglascla@gmail.com.

Conservatives to host DA

The Elbert County Conservative Breakfast Association welcomes George Brauchler, district attorney for the 18th Judicial District. The July 13 event begins at 8 a.m. in the exhibit hall at the Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa.

Breakfast will be catered by VFW Post #10649. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 303-646-9877.

Elizabeth Celtic Festival set

Grab your kilt, because the 2013 Elizabeth Celtic Festival arrives July 20-21 at Casey Jones Park, 34190 County Road 17 in Elizabeth. The festival blends the excitement of traditional Scottish Highland Games with a Medieval and Renaissance fest, a British dog show and a community fair to create a great weekend of fun for the entire family.

Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for seniors and teens 13-17. Children 12 and younger are free. For more information or to order tickets, visit www.elizabethcelticfestival.com.