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Spring is here and so is the League of Women Voters of Chaffee County spring fundraiser and annual Geranium Sale.

Once again the League is offering a choice of red, pink, and white geraniums for sale. New this year will be a two-toned mosquito-repelling scented geranium.

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Also for the first time, the League is accepting all major credit cards. Flyers posted throughout the county feature a QR code for direct access to the League’s website.

“This fundraiser truly helps democracy bloom throughout our county,” said the sale’s coordinator Ellen Olson.

All locally-sourced plants are $17.50 and must be pre-ordered. The mail order and online sale begins Monday, May 1 at and runs through Saturday, May 20.

Pre-ordered plants can be picked up between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, in either Buena Vista (Congregational United Church of Christ)  or Salida (First Methodist Church).  Orders of $50 or more will be delivered, upon request.

The League is also accepting donations at  All donations and sale proceeds stay local and help to fund the LWVCC programs and events that inform Chaffee County voters and empower democracy.

For more information, to order online, to print the order form and/or to donate, visit  If ordering by mail, order forms and checks made payable to LWVCC should be mailed to LWVCC, 29805 US Hwy 24, PMB 145, Buena Vista, CO 81211.