Senior Menus for the week of Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22

Senior Menus for the week of Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22

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Ask A Designer: 3 pros discuss creating an outdoor room

Designers often talk about the perfect “outdoor living room” — a deck or patio that combines the comfort and style of indoor decorating with the pleasure of relaxing outside.

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Dear Annie: Boyfriend enables irresponsible son

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating “Grant” for a few months, though we have known each other for 20-plus years.

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A little planning makes watering much easier, more efficient

In many regions, sufficient rain falls throughout the growing season that you can pretty much forget about watering except to get newly planted transplants established.

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Recognizing and addressing leaf spot

Homeowners who take pride in their properties may be alarmed to notice seemingly spotted leaves on their trees.

Social Security Column: Social Security helps care for seniors

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15.

Saturday morning gardening classes this month

Watters Garden Center — 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott — holds garden classes at no charge to participants beginning at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday. Each session lasts approximately an hour.

Don’t let a down payment scare you off

College is over, but you still have to do the kind of math that matters.

Kitchen storage; prioritize what is used most

Urban kitchens are typically tiny, presenting storage challenges. And for food storage, there’s also the problem of unwelcome houseguests, like mice or bugs.

Most fragrant plants for this region

Heirloom flowers are usually best for scenting a garden Scented flowers bring another dimension of enjoyment to the garden.

AZ homeowners offered loan options

Barrett Financial Group is offering financial programs where owner-occupied homes may be eligible to be used as the securing collateral for a hard money loan.

Truth-in-mortgage practices urged by Corporate Whistleblower Center

According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, “If you are a manager for a publicly traded bank, mortgage lending company or a home builder offering mortgage or title insurance and you can prove your employer is gouging consumers with illegal fees and or up-charges that would degrade investor confidence in the company,” you should report the violation by calling 866-714-6466 as a part of the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower program.

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Moore: Wild bird nesting behavior varies by species

This time of year, a topic frequently discussed at the Bird Barn is wild bird nesting behavior.

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Dear Annie: Respondez right now

Dear Annie: You get lots of questions about weddings after the fact.

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Race Across America to arrive in Prescott Sunday

The event annually raises collectively more than $2 million for charitable causes

The Race Across America will be coming through Prescott on Sunday, June 17, according to Cecelia Jernegan, of the Forest Villas Hotel in Prescott.

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Widow, children of fallen Green Beret receive new home from nonprofit group

Nonprofit Building Homes for Heroes donates home to family

Natasha De Alencar, widow of U.S. Army Special Forces Sgt. Mark De Alencar, hugs Andy Pujol, founder of the nonprofit Building Homes for Heroes, during a ceremony Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in Navarre, Florida, in which De Alencar and her family received a new home from the group.

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Fundraiser for Walker volunteer fire department Saturday

Walker Day, the annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer fire department, is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16.

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Show Dad some love; make sure he sees his doctor

Research consistently shows that men are less likely than women to seek medical care.

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People and Places: Donations commence for conservation easement in Dewey-Humboldt

$4,500 launches fundraising campaign goal of $65,000

Two generous donations in a fundraising campaign for the conservation easement in Dewey-Humboldt recently arrived to the Central Arizona Land Trust (CALT).

Hamilton: Finally, better relations with North Korea than NATO

President Trump flew home from Singapore after one week of diplomacy with Kim Jung Un in Singapore and our European allies in Canada. Congratulations are in order for the president. It only took five long days, but we now have better relations with North Korea than we have with NATO.

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Dear Annie: Brother butts in

Dear Annie: I am feeling so desperate, angry and frustrated. I deal with depression, and my brother is certainly not helping matters.

CVUSD to hold off on capital bond

Recommendation to wait until 2020, superintendent says

After gaging whether or not a capital bond would pass if it were to be on the ballot in November, the Chino Valley Unified School District Governing Board directed Superintendent John Scholl not to move forward at its meeting Tuesday, June 5.

Blood donation opportunities this month

Locations for blood donations in Prescott in June are the following: From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Frontier Village, 1781 E. Highway 69, Suite 51; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Fellowship Hall, 2000 Shepherds Lane.

Health News in Brief: Free health care event is this Thursday

Free health care event is this Thursday Arizona Sonshine is the free health-care event that has filled the Prescott Valley Event Center in each of the past three consecutive years. Hundreds of local residents have received medical, vision and dental care at no cost to them during each of the events, and scores of doctors, nurses and support staff ave volunteered their time and resources to provide free health care.

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Free fixes for feral felines

Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) is offering free feral fixes on the third Thursday of every month at the YHS Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic.