MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT EVENT Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens announces the Medicare Open Enrollment Event, to be held Nov. 1 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Superior Senior Center, 360 Main St. Your healthcare changes from year to year, and your health plan may change the benefits and costs, each year, too. Open Enrollment is the one time of year that all people with Medicare can see what new benefits are offered and make changes to their coverage. Medicare Open Enrollment begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.
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.
SUPERIOR FOOD BANK FUNDRAISER The Superior Food Bank needs your help in feeding over 150 families for Thanksgiving and Christmas. All it takes is $20 to provide a full meal for one family. Save Money Market will be the drop off point for this special need and there will be other collection points throughout the community.
MIRACLE ON MAIN ST The Superior Optimist Club will be planning their annual Miracle on Main Street event. Any organization or group wishing to get involved with the planning or would like to make a financial contribution should contact Mila Lira at 520-827-0676 or Olga Lopez at 520-827-4119.
ADOPT A FLOWER POT On Mon., Dec. 3, 9 am the Adopt a Flower Pot project kicks off. Everyone is welcome to join in, by adopting a pot for $35. For more information stop by the Copper Gecko, 203 Main St. or call Sue Anderson at 602-625-3151 for more details.
MAGMA CLUB The Magma Club is open for rental. Contact the Town of Superior at 520-689-5752 for fees, information and scheduling.
DONATIONS SOUGHT The Superior Chamber of Commerce is gathering toys to donate to the Superior Fire Department for their Christmas Eve toy delivery to the kids of Superior. Please drop off an unwrapped toy in the price range of $1 to $5 at the Copper Gecko, 203 W. Main St., Superior. We appreciate the firemen (and women) spending Christmas Eve delivering toys. Let’s help them out! Questions? Call Leslie Martin at 520-827-1372.
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 accepting applications for 3 & 4 year old children. Children must be three years old by Aug. 31. Families must income qualify and have proof of guardianship such as birth certificate or DES certified letter with child’s name and birth date. Children must have the following immunizations: Varicella, 4 DTP, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and HIB booster. Call 689-2812 for more information or stop by at 150 Lobb Ave. Mon.-Fri.,8 am – 4 pm.
TOWN OF SUPERIOR GENERAL ELECTION Candidate Packets for the Mar. 13/ May 21, 2013 Town of Superior Primary/General Election will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 199 N. Lobb Avenue, Superior on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The office of Mayor and three Council Members will be on the ballot. Candidate packets must be turned into the Town Clerk’s office by 5 pm on December 12.
VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE The 18th Annual Celebration of Virgen de Guadalupe will be held on Sat., Dec. 15, at 1 pm, at the home of Braulio and JoAnn Amavisca at 419 W. Quarelli St. in Winkelman. All are welcome!
TOYS FOR KIDS The Superior Police Department 30th Annual Toys For Kids is accepting names of families who are currently experiencing financial hardship during this holiday season. To sign up, call 520-689-1961 and provide your family name, address, contact number, name/age/sex of child and address for Santa’s helpers to deliver the presents on Christmas Eve. Donations of new toys and wrapping supplies are welcome. Please drop them off at the police department, 734 W. Main St. The deadline is Dec. 21. For more information use the number above to contact Officer Kathy Noriega.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST The Superior Food Bank is hosting a fundraising Pancake Breakfast at Superior First Baptist Church, 921 S. Belmont in Superior on Sat., Dec. 22 from 7 am – 9 am. All proceeds go to help support the Food Bank. Cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.
USF HOLIDAY DANCE Come to the United Superiorities Foundation Holiday Dance and B.Y.O.B. Pot Luck at the Resurrection Catholic Church, 3210 S. Evergreen Rd., Tempe, featuring music by Armor Gomez. Only 100 tickets will be sold and only in advance. Reserve a table for 10, today for Sat., Dec. 29, 5:30 pm -11 pm. All beverages must be in aluminum or plastic containers, and potluck items should be at least 12 servings. Tickets are $30 for a couple or $15 for a single. Call Charlie Higuera at 480-354-1944; Linda Real at 480-834-1670; Marcella Garcia at 480-550-1578 or Sylvia Perez at 520-689-5733 for more information.