Attorney General to visit seniors, community members in southern Colorado during first week of May

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will discuss consumer protection issues with Coloradans in Alamosa, Del Norte, Pagosa Springs and Walsenburg Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4. The discussions, organized in partnership with AARP ElderWatch, will focus on common scams Coloradans are facing.

Representative from AARP ElderWatch also are hosting other consumer-information events in Durango, Gunnison, La Junta, Montrose and Trinidad between Monday, May 2 and Friday, May 6.

“Consumer awareness is the most powerful tool we have to prevent Coloradans from falling victim to scams and identity theft,” Suthers said. “This trip to communities in southern Colorado will help us connect with Coloradans and get the word out about the latest scams affecting Coloradans.”

The Attorney General will meet with Coloradans at:

  • 9 a.m. on May 3 in Walsenburg at the Walsenburg Library, 415 Walsen Street;
  • Noon on May 3 in Alamosa at the Alamosa Senior Center, 92 Colorado Ave.;
  • 3 p.m. on May 3 in Del Norte at the Rio Grande County Annex, 965 6th St.; and,
  • 12:30 p.m. on May 4 in Pagosa Springs at the Archuleta County Senior Center, 451 Hot Springs Blvd.

Representatives of AARP ElderWatch also will host events:

  • 11 a.m. on May 2 in La Junta at the La Junta Senior Center, 601 Colorado Ave.;
  • 2:30 p.m. on May 2 in Trinidad at the Trinidad Senior Center, 1222 San Pedro Ave.;
  • 10 a.m. on May 4 in Durango at Volunteers of America Housing, 3160 B. East Animas Village Drive;
  • 10 a.m. on May 5 in Montrose at the San Juan  Elderly Apartments, 1650 Church St.;
  • 1 p.m. on May 5 in Montrose at the Montrose Senior Center, 1800 E. Pavilion Blvd.; and,
  • 11:45 a.m. on May 6 in Gunnison at the Gunnison Senior Center, 200 E. Spencer Ave.

Members of the press and public are welcome at each of the events.


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