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Tree board seek applicants

The Elizabeth Tree Board is currently seeking applications to fill vacancies in its membership. The board provides assistance and advice regarding the condition of trees on public property as well as the planting, maintenance and removal of trees; shrubs within the town; and encouraging good landscaping practices.

Those interested should forward a letter of interest to the Elizabeth Town Hall, P.O. Box 159, Elizabeth, CO 80107. Applications will be accepted until seats are filled.

Pioneer Fourth slated

The Elbert County Historical Society’s 13th Annual Pioneer Fourth Celebration will be held on July 4 on the museum grounds, 515 Comanche St. in Kiowa. Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include a museum open house, a pie baking contest, live music, silent auction, local crafters, watermelon eating contest, and games for all ages.

For more information, or to register as a vendor or crafter, visit www.elbertcountymuseum.org.

Horse show scheduled

The Elbert County All Breed Open Show has been set for July 14 at the Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa. Circuit halter and showmanship classes will start at 8 a.m. English and Western classes will follow.

For more information or to sponsor show awards, contact Rex Roberts at 303-805-2094 or 720-837-7299.

Get free legal help

Lawyers at the Library, a legal clinic for those without an attorney, returns to the Elizabeth Public Library from 6 to 9 p.m. July 9. This free clinic for Elbert and Lincoln counties covers several areas of the law including: family law, civil litigation, criminal defense, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, veterans’ benefits, and protection orders.

The clinic is sponsored by the 18th Judicial District. The library is located at 651 Beverly St., in Elizabeth. For more information, call 303-646-3416.

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