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Women’s finance class slated

Robert Reiman of Edward Jones Investments will host a financial planning workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Elizabeth Public Library.

This free event will explore a variety of topics, all from a woman’s point of view. Topics include preparing for retirement, retirement living and how to pay for children’s education expenses. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

RSVP to Sandy at 303-646-8871 no later than Aug. 20. Seating is very limited. The Elizabeth Public Library is located at 651 Beverly St.

Chamber golf tourney set

Plans are underway for the 2013 Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. Tee up this year on Sept. 13 at the Spring Valley Golf Course, 42350 County Road 17/21. Sponsorships are available and range from $100 to $700. A barbecue lunch and awards ceremony will follow the tournament.

For more information, contact Beverly Durant, executive director at 303-646-4287 or by email at director@elizabethchamber.org. Registration forms can be found online at www.elizabethchamber.org, under the “events” tab.

School board hosts coffee

Elizabeth School District residents are invited to join the superintendent and members of the board of education for an informal coffee social from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at Grumpy’s Coffee, 796 E. Kiowa Ave. in Elizabeth.

Meet and mingle with board members, new teachers and discuss topics of interest including the BEST grant, the high school roofing project and recommendations for the November ballot. For more information about this and other school district activities, visit http://elizabeth.k12.co.us/.