FREE GED CLASSES Need your GED? Attend free classes in Oracle or at the CAC Aravaipa Campus on Jan. 23. In Oracle, classes are with instructor Nancy Barry and begin at 6:30 pm. Call 520-820-1667 for information. At Aravaipa Campus, classes start at 6 pm with instructor Sally Kelly. Call 520-820-3178 for information or register on campus.
CAC ORIENTATION In preparation for the 2013 spring semester that begins in mid-Jan., Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus, located at 80440 E. Aravaipa Road, will hold its orientation on Wed., Jan. 16 from 4:30 pm -6:30 pm.
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.
MEDICAL SUPPLY LOANING CLOSET A loaning closet for medical supplies, free of charge to area residents, has been established at Constitution Hall / the Senior Citizen Building in Kearny, located just beyond the swimming pool. Wheel chairs, walkers, crutches and other supplies have been gathered through efforts of the Seniors and the Copper Area Health Volunteers. For more information call Manny Carrillo at 363-7338, Rose Bradford at 520-483-0709; or Zola Hall at 363-5888.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MUSEUM CELEBRATION Come to the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction for a two-day celebration of the legend, lore and culture of the Superstition Mountain region of Arizona. The Yellow Bird Native American dancers will perform both days at 11 am and 1 pm. Also, there will be a gold panning demonstration, artist and vendor booth, music and food, an Apacheland Movie Ranch diorama unveiling, and a new Johnny Western exhibit in the Apacheland barn. The fun starts on Jan. 19 at 9 pm and ends at 9 pm on Jan. 20. The $1 donation per person includes activities and museum admission.
SUPERIOR HOME TOUR AND ANTIQUE SHOW See several homes including the beautifully renovated Casillas home and Mattie Earp’s “home” at the Fifth Annual Superior Home Tour, Art and Antique Show Jan. 26 and 27. There will also be an Antique Show at the Magma Club; a pancake breakfast on Sat. from 7:30 am – 10 am at Porter’s Cafe; historian speakers; didgeridoo lessons; live music and more. Tour tickets are $12 or $10 prepaid, and include a 2-for-1 pass to the Renaissance Festival and the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. For more information, contact the Superior chamber of Commerce at www.superiorarizonachamber.org or by calling 520-689-0200.
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Citizen of the Year nominations are due at the Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce office in a sealed envelope by Fri., Feb. 1.
PIONEER DAYS Pioneer Days 2013 has been moved up a week due to Holy Week and Easter, and will now be Mar. 21-24. The theme is Legends and Lore.
SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT Please save the date for the United Way of Pinal County’s Spring Golf Tournament, on Sat., April 13, at the Robson Ranch Golf Club in Eloy. Proceeds will benefit early childhood education, including the Success By 6 program. Please watch your email for sponsorship and registration information.