Nonprofit in Brief: LunaFest, film festival, to raise scholarships for teen girls

LunaFest, film festival, to raise scholarships for teen girls

The LunaFest film festival — set for 6 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at The Raven Café, 142 N Cortez St, Prescott — is a fundraising event for the 2018 Women’s Empowerment Breakthrough conference.

Tickets to the festival can be purchased at the website

Funds raised through the event will provide scholarships for teen girls, ages 12-18, to attend the conference, Friday through Sunday, April 13 through 15. According to a statement from the conference, approximately 75 percent of the girls who attend the conference require a scholarship to do so. The Raven will offer drink specials and pizza for sale for the event. The trailer for this year’s film festival are available at the website

Senior and Caregivers Conference & Expo scheduled for March 16

Seniors, family caregivers and senior-resource providers are invited to the Senior Connection’s Senior and Caregivers Conference & Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 16. More than 60 providers of senior and caregiver products, services and support will offer free information at the event.

Local experts will also make presentations on-the the-hour on some of the most important sensitive issues associated with being a senior and//or a caregiver.

Come for the whole day or for specific presentations of special interest. The location of the event is Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. Admission is free.

For an event schedule or more information, visit the website or call Debbie Stewart, 928-778-3747.