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Yavapai Chapter DAR member celebrates 106th birthday

Doris Smith, who resides at Samaritan Village, celebrated her 106th birthday with friends from the community including some of her fellow Yavapai Chapter DAR members.

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HUSD Teacher of the Year event

The Humboldt Education Foundation, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Prescott Valley, recently held the 18th annual HUSD Teacher of the Year event.

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Chino Valley teen honored for volunteer service at Prescott YMCA

Lauren Batzli of Chino Valley, a student at Tri-City Prep School , has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award for her efforts with the James Family Prescott YMCA.

Local residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

The following local residents recently were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

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Philanthropic Education Organiztion

The Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) is an international association of women who support women’s education through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College, their college located in Missouri.

Army Pfc. Kenneth K. Fukuzawa has deployed overseas in support of Atlantic Resolve

Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective security through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of America’s dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine.

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Cliff Rose food challenge

The Cliff Rose Neighborhood’s Feb. 25 semi-annual food drive collected 533 pounds of food for the Prescott Community Cupboard, 313 W. Goodwin St.

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Karleigh DeLeon graduates basic training

Private Karleigh DeLeon graduated Army basic training, Brovo Company 2-10 Infantry Battalion, from Fort Leonard Wood on Feb. 1.

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Winners of this year’s Optimist International Essay Contest announced

The Optimist Club of Yavapai County announced the top three winners of this year’s Optimist International Essay Contest.

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Yavapai Chapter DAR member honored with award

Betty Bourgault was honored at the Feb. 22 chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Yavapai Chapter.

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Alexander Harris completes Air Force boot camp

Alexander T. Harris, son of Cathy and Pat Low of Prescott, graduated from boot camp Feb. 3 at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, and graduated from tech school in Virginia.

John Fowler receives bachelors degree from Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University in Michigan has announced that John M. Fowler of Prescott graduated at the conclusion of the fall 2016 semester in December.

Caralyne Lane admitted to Cornell College

Caralyne Lane of Prescott Valley is among the students from around the world who were admitted to Cornell College for the Fall 2017 semester.

Julia Hostetter named to dean’s list for Northeastern University

Prescott resident Julia Hostetter, a Northeastern University student majoring in civil engineering, was recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2016.

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Edna Kelly turns 105, celebrates with family and friends

Edna Kelly turned 105 on Feb. 6, and celebrated with family and friends at the Sungate Villa II Senior Community, 3870 N. Civic Drive NE in Prescott Valley.

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AAEC and FFA students attend Arizona FFA State Mid-Winter Career Development event

Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center (AAEC) Future Farmers of America (FFA) students attended the Arizona FFA State Mid-Winter Career Development events at the ASU East Campus in December 2016, and earned top awards.

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P.E.O. Chapter DX selling Honey Baked Hams for Easter

P.E.O. Chapter DX is taking orders for Honey Baked Hams and Honey Baked Products including turkey breasts, side dishes, soup mixes, gourmet desserts, and gift certificates to be delivered to Prescott Thursday, April 13.

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Mary Mendenhall turns 100, celebrates with family

Mary Fern Mendenhall was born in Agatite, Texas, Jan. 28, 1917.

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Past presidents of the Prescott-Caborca Sister City committees meet

Recently, on a trip to Caborca, eight past-presidents of the Prescott-Caborca Sister City committees met at one event – a real occasion.

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Yavapai Chapter DAR gives back to the community

On Jan. 25, the Yavapai Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution members met and collected 359 pounds of nonperishable goods plus $50 in cash for the Yavapai County Food Bank.

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Arizona Pioneers’ Home Foundation meets, seeks more members to further its efforts

Melissa Ruffner was among a group of 17 active members of The Arizona Pioneers’ Home Foundation attending their monthly meeting, Thursday, Jan. 26, in the 1st Floor Stair Tower at The Arizona Pioneers’ Home, 300 S. McCormick St., Prescott.

Prescott resident Sierra Howard makes dean’s list

Prescott resident and Azusa Pacific University student Sierra Howard made the academic Deans’ List at APU.

Prescott Vette Sette Corvette Club donation provides automotive scholarships, equipment for Yavapai College students

PRESCOTT – The Yavapai College Foundation recently received a gift of $3,500 from the proceeds of the 10th annual Historic Prescott, Corvette Car Show, sponsored by the Prescott Vette Sette Corvette Club.

Jenna Chaffeur is recognized for academic excellence

Jenna Marie Chaffeur, Prescott High School Class of 2015, has been recognized by Paul Jagodzinski, Dean of the College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff.

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Guest speaker Robert Ward speaks to Daughters of the American Revolution

On Dec. 21, 2016, the ladies of the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) were delighted to host Planetary Science Field Researcher Robert Ward at their monthly meeting.