The Home Alone Pendant offers peace of mind by being able to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button. Units are available in San Manuel through TRIAD. Call Jerry at 385-2835 for details.
Blessed Sacrament Parish in Mammoth is seeking all K-12, school-aged girls from the surrounding communities to run for Fiesta Queen for the annual Fiestas on Sept. 29, 2012. Any girl interested should contact Ramona Romero at 487-9613 or Donald Lopez at 487-0193.
San Manuel Open Market is still going strong ever Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon at 801 McNab Parkway in front of the Community Presbyterian Church. Table space is only $5. There are lots of baked goods, food, coffee, craft items and swap meet bargains. Come and meet your friends and neighbors. For more information, contact Doris at 520-212-2244.
The Mammoth-Winkelman Early Head Start is accepting enrollment applications for children 0-3 years for the 2012-2013 school year. Children must be three before Aug. 31, 2012. Parents must bring in proof of birth, guardianship, income and immunizations. Children with disabilities accepted. Call 520-487-2843 for more information.
San Manuel Museum, located in the Elks Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history!
The San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations.
Effective May 1 through Sept. 30, a burn ban will be in effect for the Dudleyville Volunteer Fire District which includes the areas of Dudleyville, Indian Hills and Aravaipa. All permits will expire on May 1. Agricultural permits, even though issued for one year, are null and void in the district while the burn ban is in place.
Resource information for seniors is now available at Sun Life Clinic in San Manuel. Some of the information available is meant to aid caregivers in their work. Also available is medicine safety information for seniors. Stop in or call to get more information and phone numbers on these and other subjects. The office is open Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-709-8322 or 1-800-293-9393 for more information.
Need prayer? Call Community Presbyterian Church at 385-2381 and leave your prayer request. Messages will be checked daily. Also, you can join us for prayer Monday through Friday, 8-9 a.m., 801 McNab (top of McNab), San Manuel.
Come and have fellowship with us and if you don’t know Jesus, you can get to know Him at the First Baptist Church of Oracle on Sundays at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 520-808-3171.
Saxophone and brass instrument players are needed for the Noisemakers, the Tri-Community Band. You do not need to be an expert to participate. Call Rob Roberts at 385-4682 for more information.
Oracle Public Library will have elections for the Board of Directors Sept. 10-22. Any patron 18 years of age or older may vote. Ballots will be available at the library starting Sept. 10.
EMT CLASSES EMT classes will be held at the CAC Aravaipa Campus beginning on the last Saturday in September. Go online to www.centralaz.edu for more information.
The San Pedro Valley Lions Club, Main Street, Mammoth, will have a taco dinner on Sept. 13 from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per plate and includes two tacos, rice, beans, dessert and salsa. Dine in or carry out or call in your order to 487-2000.
San Manuel High School will host a fundraiser dinner on Friday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the San Manuel High School cafeteria. Cost is $6 a plate for enchiladas, rice, beans and dessert. You can eat in or take out. Proceeds will be given to Larry Ramirez who is undergoing treatment for cancer.
Bountiful baskets is coming to San Manuel every other Saturday. The next delivery day is Sept. 15. To participate in the program, you must register online at www.bountifulbaskets.org to make a monetary contribution toward the pools used to purchase the produce. Contributions can be made starting at noon on Monday until Tuesday at 8 p.m. prior to Saturday pickup. The distribution site is new, now at the Elks Lodge Breezeway in San Manuel. If you have any questions, please contact San Manuel Volunteer Site Coordinators Mary Jane at (520) 301-6664 or Alicia at 385-4575.
Looking for a bargain? Why not head over to the Oracle Community Center’s Park & Swap? The Park & Swap is held on the third Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The next one is Sept. 15. Want to sell something? Spaces are just $5. For more information or to sign up for a booth, please call 896-9326.
Living Word Chapel will participate in the annual nationwide “Back to Church Campaign” on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16, at 9 and 11 a.m. The local community is invited to join in these special services, designed to welcome family, friends, neighbors and coworkers to church. LWC is located at 3941 West Highway 77, Oracle. For more information, please call the church at 520-896-2771.
WRITING GROUP Blooming Late Writers Group for women over 35 will be begin meeting in Oracle at the Oracle Patio Cafe on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1:30 p.m. All Tri-Community women invited. There will be a door prize for the one who brings the most ladies along. Please call Samantha at 520-896-9585 for more information.
CCD CLASSES Blessed Sacrament Parish CCD Classes in Mammoth will be starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Grades 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will attend after the 8:30 a.m. Mass. Confirmation class will be held after the 11 a.m. Mass. Grades 1 and 3 will start Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 3:45 p.m.
CAC ARAVAIPA CAMPUS The CAC Aravaipa Campus Grand Re-Opening is set for Tuesday, September 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. There will be food, fun, music, student demonstrations, tours of the campus, Wildman Phil and his Desert Critters, Birds of the Sonoran Desert with Beth Krueger and more. The cost is free. RSVP at avgrand.eventbrite.com or call 520-494-5204 for more information.
STUFF THE BUS Oracle Elementary School District is hosting a “Stuff the Bus” campaign to collect donated school supplies. The bus will be at the SaddleBrooke Ranch main club house center on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9-11 a.m. A donation box is also located at the Family First Pregnancy Care Center, 1575 West American Avenue, Oracle.
A Taste of Oracle will be held on Sept. 22, 3-8 p.m. in Oracle at the Oracle Village Square. This event will benefit the Tri-Community Visitors Center. There will be live music, food, raffles, booths, silent auction and children’s activities. for more information, contact Sedona at 520-400-8250.
First Avenue School in San Manuel will have its annual Book Fair Sept. 24-27 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Thursday, Sept. 27, there will be an additional family activity time from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call Helen Ramirez at 520-385-4341.
The Churches of Christ in the Copper Corridor will host an areawide family reunion on Saturday, Sept. 29, for anyone who has attended a Church of Christ in the Copper Corridor. The event will be held at the Lion’s Club in Mammoth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lots of a cappella music and good singing.
FIESTA Blessed Sacrament Parish in mammoth will have its fiesta on Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 2 p.m. and ending at midnight. There will be lots of food, games, Mariachis, Folklorico, Queen and her attendants, and a live band. Schedule will be published at a later date. The public is welcome.
Friday, Oct. 5, 8 a.m., OWN, Oracle Women’s Network, invites local businesswomen to join them every month for a breakfast meeting in Oracle. September’s meeting will be held at the Oracle Community Center at 8 a.m. For reservations or more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COPPER TOWN DAYS Copper Town Days will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, in uptown San Manuel. There will be a car show, free entertainment, food, kids’ games, jumping castles and rides, softball tournament, crafts and unique products. New this year is the “Crazy Copper Cash” giveaway, tickets for which go on sale soon. For copper cash, please call Marie at 385-4048; vending, please call Betty at 385-3028; softball tourney, please call Randis Rodriguez at 520-709-9143; and car show, please call Fred Roybal at 385-4048.
St. Helen’s Catholic Church in Oracle will host its annual fiesta on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food, fun, games and entertainment. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Oracle Community Center will hold a craft fair at the center on Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast will be offered and there will be lots of craft tables full of wonderful items to purchase. Early Christmas shopping, anyone?
Are you a victim of domestic abuse? Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970. We can help.
Have free time? Volunteer at Safe Journey House. Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970.
The Oracle Medical Equipment Loan Closet is now available to Tri-Community residents in need of medical equipment. The closet is in need of donations of all forms of medical equipment (except hospital beds). Equipment must be in safe working condition. For information on how to borrow or to donate equipment, please contact Jane at 896-2516, Bill and Sharon at 896-2326, Lois at 896-9722 or Rachel at 896-9581.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Join San Manuel’s Walking and Exercise Group. Healthy living doesn’t happen at the doctor’s office – exercise. From 8-9:30 a.m. at the San Manuel Senior Center on Avenue A. Sponsors ask for a $1 donation to help with the utility costs.