Freebies for vets

Good news, veterans. Some things in life actually are free.

Karen Skelly Photography is offering current or former military personnel and their immediate family a free portrait session and a free 8-by-10 inch print to thank them for their service.

Skelly is a professional photographer and has been in business for five years.

She recently moved to Durango would like to “meet some of it’s residents and create amazing memories for them.”

Contact her at 884-5292; email; website

Entrepreneurial veterans can get free help marketing their businesses through Directory Plus’ American Hometown Heroes program. The offer includes advertising not only in the yellow pages but also on the phone book publishers’ Internet and mobile sites. Qualifying vets also will get assistance with their overall marketing plans.

The program is an initiative of the Association of Directory Publishers. For more information and an application, go to

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