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SENIOR CENTER SERVICES Superior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability.  The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4.  The meals are served at noon.  If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older.  The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60.  We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location.  If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182.

THRIFT STORE The Superior Seniors have a thrift store which takes clean, gently used items to sell.  The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon.  The store is adjacent to the Senior Center. Please come in and browse the selection of household items, books and clothing.

JFK PRESCHOOL John F. Kennedy Elementary Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2012 – 2013 school year. Children must be four years of age by September 1 and parents/guardians will need to provide proof of income, the child’s birth certificate, and immunization records. Applications are available at JFK Elementary School, 1500 Sunset Drive, Superior. For questions please call 520-689-3039.

SUPERIOR ZUMBA CLASSES Attend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are welcome. Call 520-827-1163 for more information.

SUPERIOR LIBRARY HOURS Beginning August 20, library hours at the Superior Public Library will be Monday – Thursday from noon – 6 p.m.; and closed on Friday.

SUPERIOR HEAD START PRESCHOOL Superior Head Start Preschool is gearing up for the new school year 2012-2013.    Applications are being accepted for 3 and 4 year old children.  Head Start is a federal program for preschool at-risk children and children with disabilities.  Head Start Preschool, which is provided through Pinal/Gila Community Child Services (PGCCS), promotes school readiness for children and families, provides a variety of educational, mental health, nutrition and health activities to meet special needs.  Children receive free healthy meals, work indoors and outdoors in a safe setting with qualified staff.  If qualify, children may also receive free medical and dental care.  Children must be three years old by August 31.  Families must income qualify and have proof of guardianship.  Call 689-2812 for more information or stop by at 150 Lobb Avenue in Superior, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

CRC SECOND ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNEY Copper Resource Contracting will be hosting its Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament on September 29 at the Queen Valley Golf Resort, the proceeds of which will benefit the Superior and Gila Community Food Banks. The tournament will be Three-Man Scramble Format with prizes awarded for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Hole-in-one, and Shootout. Registration starts at 7 a.m., with shot gun start at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $50 per player. For more information, contact Alicia Dalmolin by calling 480-313-2600 or emailing, or, Anna Harmon-James by calling 928-701-3065 or emailing

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.

VFW BINGO VFW Bingo Post 3584, Superior, will be restarting Bingo on Oct. 5. Jackpot prize will be $1,000, starting with 48 numbers and progressing numbers of one every week, until won.

FUNDRAISER DANCE Come cut a rug at the Steve Lopez and Joey Lopez Memorial Benefit Fundraiser Dance in the Los Hermanos Ballroom, Superior on October 7, Sunday, 4-8 pm. There will be music provided by Angie Gomez with the Powerdrive Band, Los Guys, and Superior All Stars Band. This event, emceed by RC (Potts) Chavez, costs $5 to attend.

CLASS OF 1962 The Class of 1962 is making plans to celebrate its 50th class reunion on Saturday, October 13. During these 50 years, contact has been lost with some classmates and we are asking anyone who has an address or phone number to please contact Sylvia Perez at 520-689-5733, Elena Sandoval at 480-839-0331 or Annie Gomez at 602-763-6555. Lost classmates are Lupe Alcala, Judy Addington, Bonnie Colbert, Patricia Hudson, Margaret Huerta and Lynn Syrup.

VFW #3584 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The VFW 3584 George E. Truman Post is having a membership drive, and, seeking family members of veterans to join the Ladies Auxiliary and men to start a Men’s Auxiliary. In March, 2012, they will be having their 75th anniversary celebration. Anyone interested in joining should contact the Post.

WALL OF HONOR VFW Post 3584 is seeking photos of veterans and military personnel to be displayed at the VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. Past veterans, be it you or your husband, wife, father, mother, aunt, uncle, any relative or friend, we want to honor all veterans. To donate photos to be placed on the Wall of Honor, contact Debbie at 689-5820 or Rene at 689-2428 or any member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona.

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