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News Briefs: September 29, 2010

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College Fair tonight helps students plan for future

Bradshaw Mountain High School, Prescott Valley, hosts a countywide college fair this evening on the main campus from 5-7 p.m. in the gym.

"We are the only rural high school in the state of Arizona to offer a National College Fair," said Myrna Villa, BMHS counselor.

Parents and students may attend the free event in which 69 public and private universities colleges, universities and military branches are present representing 25 states and Canada.

The colleges send their admission office representatives to answer questions and distribute information.

"We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to plan your future," Villa said.

The Yavapai County Contractors Association Breakfast

YCCA is sponsoring a free breakfast event on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 8-10 a.m. at St. Michael's Hotel in downtown Prescott.

The event allows people to ask questions, talk with experts and meet local building officials and industry representatives. Seating is limited. RSVP to Sandy Griffis, 928-778-0040.

Mayer Area

Hwy 69 Chamber meeting

The next Hwy 69 Chamber of Commerce membership meeting is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the Mayer Rec Center.  Following the short meeting, there will be a forum composed of candidates for the Mayer Fire Board with Supervisor Tom Thurman as moderator. Call to reserve a seat   632-4355.

Mayer Elementary School's Fall Festival is Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.  It features an antique car show, arts and crafts, Indian Fry Bread, Navajo tacos, games and lots of fun.

Mayer Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization meets on Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. at the school library. This is for the elementary and junior high.

Meals On Wheels

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 11:15 a.m., Adam Bissell of Hospice of the Pines will be singing and performing during lunch.  The Hospice of the Pines Loss Support Group will meet directly after lunch.

National Women's Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday, Sept. 29. A 2-mile walk starts at 9 a.m. followed by rolls and coffee at the Mayer Elder's Club. If anyone wants more exercise, we will open up the Wii and enjoy some games or play cards.  For more information, please call 632-7511.

Thursday, Sept. 30, starting at 11:30 a.m., will be the High Mountain Band playing during lunch for Mayer Area Meals on Wheels.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, the Mayer Elder's Club will have the Nitty Gritty meeting at 10 a.m. at the Center. The Nitty Gritty committee plans the functions for the Mayer Elder's Club. You do not have to be a member to join, everyone is welcome.

The High Mountain Band plays again during lunch, followed by Uno Games.

Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. is the quarterly Foodworker Certification by Yavapai County. It is not necessary to sign up for the class as we have plenty of room to seat individuals.

The High Mountain Band will plays again on Wed., Oct. 13, during lunch at 11:30 a.m. We will be hosting the Classic Car group and they always bring some beautiful cars. We'd like to invite to public to come have lunch, listen to the band and enjoy these very special cars.

Boots n' Spurs Saddle Club will have a 2½-hour trail ride, Saturday, Oct. 2. Stage and saddle from 9:45 -10 a.m. in Mayer off Jefferson by the big water tank. Call Carol at 928-632-7839 or Barbara at 928-308-1411. The club sponsors a trail ride the first Saturday of each month.

Boots n' Spurs Saddle Club now meets at the Fiesta Country Cafe Hwy. 69 in Mayer, on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Cordes Junction Area

Cordes Lakes Hiking Club meets the first Monday of the month at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, at 8 a.m.  Oct. 4 is the next hike. Contact Bill Slankard 632-9473 for more information.

Love Ministry will be open Oct. 17 and 18 at 14720 S. Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Junction in the mobile at the Extra Self Storage.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Cooking from Scratch class is forming. Call Carol Peck at 899-5050.

The American Legion Post 122 meets on the third Tuesday of the month Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.  Call Ron Johnson at 632-7819.  

The next Cordes Lakes Community Association General Meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Center.  

Special Events

Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church's annual Oktoberfest is Saturday, Oct 9, from 4:30 - 7 p.m., at 201354 Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Lakes.

German meals are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Attendees with a meal ticket will have a chance to win door prizes. Events include music, raffle items and a white elephant sale.

Cordes Lakes Days is going to be WILD.  Saturday, Oct. 16, starts with a walkathon at 8 a.m., registration at 7:30. The parade follows at 9 a.m., which starts at Henry Cordes Park and ends at the Community Center. Gates open on arrival of parade and the event lasts until 3 p.m. There will be food, games, vendors and entertainment.

Enter an antique or unusual vehicle by calling Pat Williamson, 632-8965.

The High Desert Heritage Museum group is hosting a Poker Run on Oct. 23. Registration is from 7 to 9 a.m.  The ride is 55 miles and about 6 hours long.  Lunch is available at the halfway point. For more information, call Al Correll at 928-925-6749.

Cordes Lakes Community Association is accepting nominations for 2011 Board Members. Those interested in serving, please call Doris Phelps, 632-4832, LaDoris Taylor, 632-9357, Lisa Grant, 632-7391, or Kimila McFarland, 713-3782. To qualify, you must be a member of the Association and be able to attend two meetings per month - the board meeting and the general meeting. Elected members serve a two-year term beginning in January. Candidates' names must be received by Nov. 11, and voting will be on Dec. 9.


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