LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The membership drive is still ongoing at the Kearny Library. Checks can be mailed to the Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 220, Kearny, AZ 85137.
WASTE DISPOSAL VOUCHER PROGRAM Residents can obtain a voucher for the Waste Disposal Voucher Program at the Board of Supervisors office for the disposal of debris from your primary residence at the Oracle Transfer Station or the Dudleyville Landfill. You must bring a current utility bill with name and service address imprinted as proof of residency. For more information call 520-866-7830. You can also learn more about recycling program on the Pinal County website: www.pinalcountyaz.gov.
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.
4-H DONATIONS HELP YOUTH Pinal County 4-H is seeking donations to continue this worthy program for local youth. Your support helps us provide skills that encourage youth to take responsibility, make good decisions, work well with others, create leadership opportunities and improve their communication skills. Donations made to Pinal County 4-H will be used for educational purposes. Call 520-836-5221 for more information.
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.
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.
CCAB MEETING The Copper Community Action Board Meeting will be on Wed., Feb. 6, starting at 6 p.m. at Maria’s Restaurant. All are welcome!
ANIMAL VACCINATION & LICENSE CLINIC There will be an Animal Vaccination &License Clinic on Thurs., Feb.7 starting at 6 pm, at the Hayden Fire Department Station, 187 E. Fourth Ave. Rabies vaccination cost is$10; license fees are unaltered $7.50 and altered for $5. All dogs and cats must have current vaccinations and be registered by Feb. 28, or citations will be issued for violation of Town Ordinance 6.008.020 and 6.08.030.
FREE E-WASTE RECYCLING EVENT Come recycle your unwanted TVs, computers, monitors, printers, batteries, chargers, cell phones, VCRs, CD and DVD players, fax machines,small appliances, cables and cords on Sat. Feb. 9, 8 am – 12 Noon at the Hayden Town Hall, 520 N. Velasco Ave. For more information call 520-356-7801.
COPPER BASIN IDOL AUDITIONS The Copper Basin Idol Auditions will be in Kearny at the County Building on Fri., Feb. 8, 5-7 p.m. and at the Town Hall in Winkelman on Sat., Feb 9, noon – 2 p.m. Participants must sing the Star Spangled Banner and a second song of their choice. Parents must sign for kids under 18 years of age. All are welcome!
LIONS CLUB BENEFIT BREAKFAST The San Pedro Valley Lions Club in Mammoth will be serving a benefit breakfast on Sun., Feb. 10, at the Lions building, 115 Main St., from 7 a.m. – noon. Menudo and regular breakfast will be served. Takeout orders for pot sales of menudo will be taken until Fri., Feb. 8, by calling 487-2822. Come and support the Lions Club. Funds raised are used for their many projects in the Tri-Community.
ATTENTION TOWN OF HAYDEN RESIDENTS Just a reminder, Monday, Feb. 11, will be the last day to register to vote for the March 12, 2013 Hayden Primary Election. If you are not a registered voter, have moved, or would like to change your party preference, please come out and see us! For additional information or questions contact the Gila County Recorder’s Office at 928 402-8734 or 928 402-8731.
PANCAKE SUPPER Church of the Good Shepherd will host a community pancake meal on Tues., Feb. 12, at 5 pm – 7 pm. Proceeds go to Imagine No Malaria. Advance tickets available at 602-315-2070.
SOUTHWEST AZ YOUTH SPORTS Register for the Southwest Arizona Youth Sports at Buzzy’s in Kearny on Feb. 8 from 5:30-7 p.m. or at San Pedro Valley Pizza Company in San Manuel on Feb. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. for Tackle or Flag Football, or Cheerleading. For more information or if you can’t make registration call Manny at 520-349-5172 or Jack at 520-909-7430. Also visit Playsways.com online.
ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP The Church of the Good Shepherd will hold an Ash Wednesday service on Wed., Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. to usher in the season of Lent. The church is located at the bottom of School Hill in Kearny.
FREE COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP Gila Community College is presenting a free College Financial Aid Workshop on Mon., Feb. 25, at 5:30 pm at the GCC Gila Pueblo Campus at 8274 South Six Shooter Canyon Rd. in Globe, room 522. Everyone is invited regardless of what college the student will be attending in the fall. If you have questions call 928-425-8481.
QUEEN VALLEY COMMUNITY QUILT SHOW The Scrap Rats 11th Annual Queen Valley Community Quilt Show and Viewers’ Choice Awards will take place on Sat., March 2, from 9:30 am – 4 pm at the Queen Valley Recreation Hall. Admission is $2, children under 12 get in free. There will be special exhibits and a Quilt Boutique Shop King Size Opportunity Quilt raffle for $1 per ticket or $5 for 6. Call 520-463-2080 or 480-882-9171 for more information.
COPPER BASIN WOMEN’S EXPO Come to the Copper Basin Women’s Expo on March 9 from 10 am – 6 pm at the Hayden High School in Winkelman. Admission is $3 or three cans of food. Vendors pay $25 to set up a booth; non-profit booths are free. For more information, contact the Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce at 520-363-7607 or email Angela at email@example.com or Martina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
COPPER BASIN IDOL SHOW Save the date! The Copper Basin Idol Show will be on Fri., May 10, at the Hayden-Winkelman Unified School District Auditorium from 6-8 p.m. There will also be performances by singers from the Valley. Entry fee is $3, three cans of food or one package of diapers. Last year’s show was a blast! Come have a great time with us!