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Flags for Memorial DayKelly Hansen of Post 78 American Legion is preparing to honor all veterans by placing flags on the graves at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day. If you know of a grave that may have been missed last year, please contact Ted Diaz at 625-1481, Gene Hollenbeck 625-2290, Jan Detwiler at 625-9240, Dean Wells at 625-1097, Roger Jarboe at 625-2466, or Betty Clifford at 625-0636.Rocky Mountain Senior GamesThe Rocky Mountain Senior Games will be held June 21-25 in Greeley. This statewide event includes athletic competitions from archery to weight lifting. Events are divided into age categories. The games will qualify athletes to compete in the National Senior Games to be held in Louisville, Ky., in 2007.Registration forms are available at local senior centers, by calling (970) 350-9433 or download from http://www.rmseniorgames.com.Hospice fundraiserThe third annual Mountains and Moonlight fundraiser for Roaring Fork Hospice will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Glenwood Caverns banquet room. Tickets are $25 and get you up the tram, dinner, live music and the opportunity to bid on fabulous items in the silent auction. Call Sean Jueng at 384-7531 for tickets.AARP free tax preparationAARP has opened a free tax preparation site in the lobby of the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Two local CPAs are volunteering their time for this site. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Saturday through April 15. Call (970) 285-9480 for appointments. Walk-ins will be taken only if there is no appointment for that hour.Clients must present a picture ID and bring Social Security cards for spouses and dependents, a copy of the 2004 tax return, as well as all relevant tax documents to their appointment. Both spouses must be present to sign the return before it is electronically filed.


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