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8th Annual Community Outreach Coalition Health and Education Fair

Free admission – Something for every age group. Free Drawings. 

Please consider saving lives by donating blood at the Bonfils Mobile Blood Drive. Some of the services available: Flu and pneumonia vaccines will be offered by Sam’s Pharmacy.  Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will offer screenings to children. Free Child ID kits administered by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.  Also free chair massages, & haircuts.  Learn about assistance from over 45 agencies. 

Saturday, October 6, 2017  |  9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. |

Whittemore Hall at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan, Colorado

Lunch & Pie will be served by the Calhan Bulldogs Booster Club & Calhan Alumni.

Call 719-347-7638 for more information or to participate in any way.



The Community Outreach Center in Calhan partners with the AARP Foundation to provide FREE income tax preparation to rural residents.

Please call or email Patty Jolly (After February 1) to schedule an appointment for the upcoming year – 719-347-7638,

Please note:  AARP membership is not required and there are no age or income limits.  There is a large list of forms that can be prepared.  The following are forms thatCANNOT be prepared under this program:

  • Schedule C (Business profit & loss) if a business had a net loss or expenses exceed $10,000
  • Complicated Schedule D without proper paperwork  (Capital Gains & Losses)
  • Schedule E (Rental Property) with expenses, including depreciation
  • Schedule F (Farm Income)
  • 2106 (Employee Business Expenses)
  • 3903 (Moving Expenses)
  • 8615 (Minor’s Investment Income)
  • Portions of Schedules A & B that are not included in our training
  • Schedule K-1 that involves depreciation or deductible expenses
  • Other rental income or business income

What to Bring Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself andall dependents   Colorado Driver’s License or ID Card   Copy of last year’s income tax return   W-2 forms for each employer   Unemployment Compensation statements SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits   All 1099 Forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC, etc.) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing the original purchase price or basis of any assets sold  1099 forms, if you received a pension or annuity   All forms indicating federal income tax paid   Childcare provider information (name, address, employer ID or Social Security number) Receipts or canceled checks, totaled by category, if itemizing deductions Forms 1095, Health Care Coverage, if any received  Checkbook, if you desire to have Direct Deposit.