Quad Cities in Brief: People Who Care hold information meeting

People Who Care plans an information meeting for 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 20, at its offices, Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley, 928-445-2480.

People Who Care volunteers provide caring non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive due to age-related and physical limitations, in order to help them to continue living in their own homes, independent living apartment and in their own communities.

People Who Care is a community-based nonprofit with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. Volunteers help in the community where they and where enrolled neighbors live. The majority of our neighbors live alone.

Reach out and help as a People Who Care volunteer with one to one assistance with transportation to healthcare appointments, grocery shopping, personal paperwork or with visiting a neighbor in their home or calling for just a few minutes a week.

Please call People Who Care at 928-445-2480 for information.

United Way opens new grant cycle

United Way of Yavapai County announces its second grant cycle for 2017-18. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, Dec. 22.

Applicants must be nonprofit organizations or educational institutions. Applications must align to the three United Way initiatives to reduce poverty, therefore the program must fall under the categories of health, education or income (meaning employability/workforce development).

The program requesting funds must only serve Yavapai County. You may download the application from our website at http://www.yavapaiuw.org/rfps. For questions, call or email 928-778-6605 or admin@yavapaiuw.org.

Yavapai College offers dance classes

Yavapai College in Prescott plans to offer dance classes taught by Andy Smith this spring.

The classes are:

• Beginning Smooth Style Ballroom Dance — Leading/Following for 3 different Dance Styles (Waltz, Foxtrot, & Tango), CRN 13840 DAN134, Sundays, 4 – 5:50 p.m., Jan. 21–April 29: (14 Classes). 3 of the “Big 6” Ballroom Dances; a great place to start learning the greatest Lifetime Sport/Activity in the World!

• Beginning Rhythm Style Ballroom Dance — Leading/Following for 3 different Dance Styles (Rumba, Cha Cha, & East Coast Swing), CRN 13841 DAN136, Sundays, 6:15 – 8:10 p.m., Jan. 21–April 29: (15 Classes). 3 of the “Big 6” Ballroom Dances; a great place to start learning the greatest Lifetime Sport/Activity in the World!

• Nightclub 2-Step Specialty Workshop, CRN 14129 DAN198. Great for many different types of music. Loved by all ages and abilities. Just plain fun. Tuesdays, Jan. 16– May 1, 6:30 – 8:10 p.m. (15 Sessions)

• Salsa Specialty Workshop, CRN 14128 DAN198, Beginning through Advanced steps and combinations. Sexy, playful, very popular Dance Style. Thursdays, Jan. 18-May 3, 6:30–8:10 p.m. (15 Sessions).

Singles and couples welcomed for all classes. You will be switching partners often, which is necessary to really learn to lead or follow.

Registration is done online: www.yc.edu, or in person at the college.

Questions? Email: asmitty1@msn.com

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild to meet

On Monday, Jan. 8, the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild will host Swan Sheridan, from Vail, Arizona. She is a Tucson teacher of appliqué, hand quilting, etc. and is a designer of patterns. Swan will give a lecture on Lone Stars: A Galaxy of Quilts.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive (corner of Long Look/Loos off Glassford), Prescott Valley. It is free and there will be free refreshments. For information, contact Karen at 928-830-2565.

At 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, Swan will teach a class on “Threadscapes” Sonoran Glow. The class will be held at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 E. Leigh Dr., Prescott Valley. For more information on the class, call Sue at 415-271-5740.