Drug Take Back set for Saturday
VAIL — The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Vail Municipal Building parking lot, 75 S. Frontage Rd. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
The collected items will be incinerated in an environmentally friendly manner by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
If you can’t make it to Vail, there will be collection sites at the WECMRD Field House in Edwards and Costco in Gypsum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Items that can be dropped off include vitamins, supplements, medicated ointments/lotions, over-the-counter and prescription medications, including controlled substances. Please, no needles (sharps) or pressurized canisters. For more information, contact Sgt. Justin Dill with the Vail Police Department at 970-477-3409.
Senior golf tournament set for this weekend
The inaugural Eagle Valley Senior Life benefit golf tournament is set for this weekend, and spots are still available.
The event is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, at the Gypsum Creek golf course. The entry fee is $175 per player, and the field is open to players 50 years old and older. There’s a $100,000 hole in one prize. Play begins both days with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
“Eagle Valley Senior Life (EVSL) provides programs and resources to help older adults continue to live independently in the valley,” said director Ted Martin. “Our senior residents are seeking to age in place and EVSL can help.”
For more information about Eagle Valley Senior Life, go to http://www.evslife.org. To register for the golf tournament, go to http://www.gypsumcreekgolf.com, or call 970-524-6200, or Ted Martin at 970-977-0188.