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Pettersen’s education bill advances

Rep. Brittany Pettersen’s bill that would help at-risk Colorado students gain access to education passed the House by a 54-11 vote on March 1.

Senate Bill 13-031 expands eligibility under the Colorado Concurrent Enrollment Act, which serves students who are between 16 and 20-years old and are at-risk or have dropped out.

The bill also expands course options for students of all ages. Students will be able to take courses at community colleges to supplement their continuing work towards a diploma or GED.

Edge Theater seeks tech
positions for ‘Race’

The Edge Theater has an immediate need for a board operator and stage manager for “Race,” which opens on March 15.

This is the first production at the theater’s new location at 1560 Teller St. Anyone interested should call 720-233-1270.

Stroke and Osteoporosis
screenings available

American Legion Post No. 178, 1655 Simms St., will host a Life Line Screening on Thursday, March 28.

The screening allows residents to help reduce the risk of stroke or bone fractures.

Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease.

A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women. Many sites offer finger-stick blood tests to check for cholesterol and glucose.

Packages start at $159. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Preregistration is required.

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