COPPER BASIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2012 THEME The theme for the Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce’s activities for 2012 is “Celebrating Statehood, 100 Years, With Rails and Trails.” If you have favorite stories of the rails and trails of the Copper Basin area contact the Copper Basin News and they will assign their reporters to write your story or you can contact Rosalind Padilla through the Chamber office.
KEARNY ELKS LODGE MEETINGS Kearny Elks Lodge #2478 meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. The lounge has a new schedule of Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 – 8 p.m.
VOTER REGISTRATION Attention Hayden-Winkelman Residents: The Gila County Recorder Sadie Jo Tomerlin will be conducting voter registration drives at the following locations and times: Hayden October 2 at Hayden Town Hall 9 a.m. – noon ; and Winkelman at Winkelman Town Hall 1 – 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, will be the last day to register for the Nov. 6 General Election. For more information call 928-402-8734 or 928-402-8731.
EARLY HEAD START ENROLLMENT 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, and parents need to bring in proof of birth, guardianship, income and immunizations. Children with disabilities accepted. Call 520-487-2843 for more information.
ADULT BOY SCOUT LEADERS NEEDED Boy Scouts of America, Troop 872, based in Kearny and sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS is searching for Adult Leaders that are willing to volunteer time and talents to assist in building the next generation of leaders. If interested please call 520-363-0304 or email Kearny.firstname.lastname@example.org.Boy Scouts of America requires that all leaders submit an application, have a background check, and complete Youth Protection Training.
DUDLEYVILLE BURN BAN Effective May 1 – 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 May 1s Agricultural permits, even though issued for one year, are null and void in our district while the burn ban is in place.
IN HONOR OF ADRIANA CRUZ In honor of Adriana Cruz, the Sophomore Class of Hayden High School has established a memorial account, the Adriana Cruz Memorial Fund, at Bank of the West, for anyone wishing to help her family. A memorial t-shirt sale will also take place. For questions, contact Rosemary Garner at 520-444-7692 or Liz Encinas at 520-275-0233 or Monica Badillo at 520- 591-1122 or Jena Martinez at 520-975-3876.
FREE FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES Every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Fellowship Baptist Church, come for a free movie, free popcorn and free lemonade. See the posters uptown for this week’s family-friendly movie! Bring a pillow to cushion your bumpkin!
KEARNY SENIOR CITIZENS Meetings for the Kearny Senior Citizens are being held at the Constitution Hall once a month, this summer, at 10 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month, until the end of September. Anyone that is interested is welcome to come and join us. You can call 520-363-7338 for further information.
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.
ATTENTION LOBOS FANS 65 AND OLDER The Hayden Winkelman School District is honoring all Lobo fans ages 65 and older who reside in our district with a lifetime Royal Senior Pass. This pass will allow you free admission to all home games. To receive your free pass please fill out the required form at the high school office. If you have any questions contact Lydia Martinez or Barbie Romero at 356-7876.
LOBO BOOSTER CLUB Lobo Booster Club T-Shirts are for sale for $12 each. Money is being raised for scholarships for Hayden High School Class of 2013. Please contact Rhonda Cooper at 356-7108 for more information.
4-H MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS Do you have any youth from ages 9-19 who are interested in joining 4-H in your home? Call 520-357-6445 for more information; or, use the number if you want to find out how to be a volunteer.
KEARNY LIBRARY STORY HOUR Bring your pre-schoolers to the Kearny Library for Story Hour each Thursday, from 1 – 2 p.m.
CCAB MEETING The Copper Community Action Board (CCAB) meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 pm, at Maria’s Restaurant. All are welcome!
FREE COOKING CLASS On Wednesday, September 26, there will be a free cooking class at Brac’s Clubhouse, 1115 S. Industrial Drive, Kearny. Refreshments and light snacks will be served. Space is limited, so call Veronica soon to reserve your space at 480-242-1580.
FREE ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS On September 28 at 5:30 p.m., there will be a free Zumba Fitness Class at Brac’s Clubhouse, 1115 S. Industrial Drive, Kearny, for ages 13 and up . No experience necessary. Call Veronica with any questions at 480-243-1580.
FIESTA Blessed Sacrament Parish in Mammoth will have its fiesta on Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 2 p.m. and ending at midnight. It will start with celebration of Mass which begins at 1 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church, to be followed by entertainment as scheduled: 2-4 p.m. DJ Music; 4-5:30 p.m. Folklorico Alma De Superior; 5:30-6 p.m. Queen and her Attendants; 6-8 p.m. Mariachis Corazon, ages 12 -14; and 8 p.m. – midnight live music from Grupo Amancer Band. There will also be fun games and tasty food available.
KEARNY LIBRARY STORY HOUR Bring your pre-school age children to Kearny Library on Thursdays for Story Hour, which starts at 1 pm. There will be crafts, snacks, the learning of ABC’s; and on October 4, for Fire Safety Month, the Kearny Fire Department will be lending us a Fireman to explain fire safety. There will even be a fire truck for the kids to explore.
OKTOBERFEST IN KEARNY Come celebrate Oktoberfest in Kearny, October 5 and 6. There will be a car show, salsa contest, chili cook-off, vendors, activities for children, a hot dog eating contest, friday night movies a drawing, prizes and more fun. For more information, contact the Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce by calling 520-363-7607 or visit online at www.copperbasinaz.com.
HAYDEN CLASSES 1947-57 Attention Hayden Wolves Classes of 1947-1957: Just a reminder of our class reunion on Saturday, October 6, from noon – 10 p.m., at the Hayden Golf Course. For more information, call Roy Sosa at 480-947-6955. Please bring your own food and drinks.
KEARNY CLEAN UP Kearny’s free dump day is held on the second Saturday of every month at the old transfer station. The next free dump day is set for Oct. 13.
LADIES TEA PARTY You are cordially invited to the Kearny Library’s 2012 Season Ladies Tea Party, to be held on Wednesday, October 17, at 1 p.m. There will be refreshments, a craft, and a good time to be had by all. Come join us!
FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION The Copper Basin Food Bank will distribute food on the third Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. at Hubbard Park in Kearny. The next distribution date is Oct. 18. Please bring your own box. Donations are accepted. The CBFB is assisted by the Florence Food Bank. Food distribution times may vary each month. Numbers for the distribution will always be given out starting at 11:30 a.m.
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL Saint Vincent De Paul helps local community members. If you or someone you know would like to join, we meet every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please feel free to contact us. For more information, please call 520-356-6046.