WEDNESDAY—NOV.20

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

COLLECTION DATES are MON. NOV. 18 TO MON. NOV. 25: Fisher’s Peak Community Church, 10377 Santa Fe Trail Drive, is the designated Trinidad drop off site for gift boxes in this global effort. Info: Donna Clayton at 714-732-2968 or email dclayton@samaritan.org

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

WEDS. (Noon) Monthly Business Luncheon, 3rd Wednesday, will be held in the Pioneer Room at Trinidad State. RSVP: 719-846-9285.

COMMUNITIES THAT CARE

WEDS. (Noon-1 p.m.) Health Dept. Group meets 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Health Department Board Room, 312 Benedicta Ave. Info: Debbie Barry, 719-846-2213 ext. 24.

MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

WEDS. (Noon) Group meets 3rd Weds. at the Great Wall of China Restaurant, 321 State St Info: Kristin Thurston, 719-680-9133.

Today’s Quote

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.”

~Anne Frank

PURGATOIRE WATERSHED

WEDS. (4 p.m.) Group meets 3rd Wednesdays in the Natural Resources Conservation Service Office, 3590 E. Main. Info: Julie Knudson, 970-420-1915.

FISHER’S PEAK FIRE DISTRICT

WEDS. (6 p.m.) District Board of Directors meets 3rd Wednesday at the Starkville Fire Station. Info: 719-846-6077.

HOEHNE FIRE PROTECTION

WEDS. (6 p.m.) District Board of Directors meets 3rd Wednesday at the Century Finance, 109 W. Main St. Info: Jenny Stalker, 719-846-2080.

LA COUNTY DEMOCRATS

WEDS. NOV. 20 (6 p.m.) Group will meet  at the Coal Miners Museum, 219 Main St. Everyone is invited. Info: Paula Ozzello, 719-859-4048 or Teresa Grunewald 719-846-2256.

TRINIDAD SCHOOL BOE

WEDS. NOV. 20 (6 p.m.) Board members will hold a regular session at the District Administration Office, 612 Park St. Info: 719-845-2048. Superintendent Dr. Bonnie Aaron and Members Deb Hartman, Paul Montera, Dan Ruscetti, Patrick Sandoval and Joe Terry.

LIBRARY MOVIE NIGHT

WEDS. (6:30 p.m.) Join your friends at the Library to watch this month’s movie classic, 202 N. Animas. Event held every 3rd Wednesday, always includes free popcorn. Info: Tom Potter, 719-846-6841.

THURSDAY—NOV. 21

E-911 AUTHORITY BOARD

THURS. NOV. 21 (1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.) The Board will hold a regular open and public meeting at the Trinidad Ambulance District, 939 Robinson Ave. Following this meeting at 2:30 p.m., an open and public hearing for the proposed 2020 budget will be held by the Board. Info: Barbara Fisk, 719-846-7360.

WEEKEND—NOV. 22-24

FREE MEN’S BREAKFAST

SAT. (8 a.m.) Fathers and sons join us for food, fun and fellowship every 4th Saturday at the First Christian Church, 200 S. Walnut St. Info: 719-846-3843.

PUBLIC SERVICE

FNB FOOD DRIVE

DROP OFF FOOD DONATIONS UNTIL FRI. NOV. 22: This is the perfect opportunity to “SHARE & GIVE BACK” to your community. Any Thanksgiving dinner items can be taken to the First National Bank’s Walmart Branch, 2921 Toupal Dr. Info: 719-846-6360.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in volunteering for any of the many available patient service needs at the Mt. Rose Health Center Palliative Care & Hospice at 409 Benedicta Ave., call Gerri Lucero at 719-846-8478.

BENEFIT FUNDRAISER

SAT. NOV. 30 (5-8 p.m.) Supporters for a new area group “Partners for a Drug Free Community” will hold a festive concert starring performer Gus Meza at the Trinidad Middle School, 614 Park Street. Evening’s entertainment includes live music from the Golden Era, C&W, Spanish Love Songs, Motown, Oldies, Christmas favorites and much more. Info: Patty Kinder, prkinder3@gmail.com or Tony Hass (719-845-2592).

LIBRARY FOOD BASKET DRIVE

The Carnegie Public Library is seeking non-perishable food or cash donations for their 6th annual Thanksgiving Food Basket drive for local families in need. Please drop off at the front desk. Info: 719-846-6841.

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