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News Briefs: January 5, 2011

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Mayer Nitty Gritty Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m., at the Mayer Senior Center. New ideas and fresh perspective about future fund raising efforts are welcome. You do not have to be an Elders Club member or a senior to participate. The committee meets the first Wednesday of every month.

Mayer Elementary PTO will meet on Jan. 6, 6 p.m. at the school.

Mayer Area

Mayer Elementary School will feature Chinese Acrobats on Thursday, Jan. 20, in the school gym in Mayer. The show starts at 6 p.m.

Mayer Area Meals on Wheels - The Mayer Elder's Club Fish Fry and Chicken BBQ will be Friday evening, Jan. 14, starting at 4:30.  The dinner is $7 for adults and $4 for children.

Monday, Jan. 10, Mayer Area Meals on Wheels will have Legal Assistance available for appointments starting at 8 a.m.  Please call 632-7511 for assistance.  This can help with a living will, wills in general, or any other legal issue.

Tuesday, Jan. 11, is the Mayer Elder's Club Board Meeting at 12:30 p.m.

Mayer Elder's Games holds Bingo every Wednesday evening with doors opening at 5 p.m. and play starts at 6 p.m.  There is a progressive jackpot starting at $200.

Thursday, Jan. 13 is the Mayer Area Meals on Wheels Vet's Day and monthly birthday celebration with the Sidekicks performing.  MAMOW entertains Vets from the VA Hospital once a month on the second Thursday.

Thursday, Jan. 13, MAMOW will have a "FREE" van ride into Walmart for the afternoon.  We will be providing these rides at least once a month to a different venue each time.  The van room is limited so reservations are needed.  There is a sign-up sheet at the front desk or call 632-7511.   

Thursday, Jan. 27, is the Mayer Elder's Club Membership Meeting at 12:30 p.m.  Please come support the Center. 

Saturday, Jan. 29, is the Mayer Area Meals on Wheels Casino Night starting at 5 p.m.  Chips will be sold at $10 for 20 chips.  Chips will not only get you into the games but will also buy raffle tickets for the prizes which will periodically drawn throughout the evening.  Blackjack, Texas Hold-em, and 5-Card Stud will be played.  The kitchen will be open with several entres to buy. 

MAMOW is also planning a wine tasting party for the end of February so watch for more information.

Big Bug Charity Quilters meet every Monday at the Mayer Elder Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cordes area

Cordes Lakes Community Association Board Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Come and meet your new officers and directors. County Supervisor Tom Thurman will speak.

The January pork loin dinner will be on the 15th at the Cordes Lakes Community Center and starts at 5 p.m. Enjoy roast pork with all the trimmings. Includes drink and dessert for $7.

The next Cordes Lakes Community Association General Meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.


The Exercise Class is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center. Contact Kimila at 713-3782 for more information.

TOPS starts at 9:15 a.m. for weigh-in and 9:30 a.m. for meeting on Fridays, following the exercise class.

The Tuesday Club hosts many events in the community to raise funds to maintain the community center and fund other worthy projects. There are no dues or formal structure.


The Gem & Mineral Club seeks members to get this new group going. It meets 3rd Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Center. Next meeting is Jan. 18. Contact Art Frame 713-5492.

The American Legion Post 122 meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at 2 p.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.  Next meting is Jan. 18. The Annual American Legion Spaghetti Dinner will take place on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. Call Ron Johnson at 632-7819 for more information.

Cordes Lakes Brush Yard will be open only on the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Next date is Jan. 18. This is NOT a trash dump, just burnable brush.  

Cordes Lakes Hiking Club meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, at 10 a.m. Next hike is Jan. 4. Contact Bill Slankard 632-9473 for more information.

Love Ministry is located 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. Love Ministry will be open Jan. 21 and 22.

Mommy/Baby classes - Mommy/Baby classes will take place at the Baptist Church, 20172 East Pinto in Cordes Lakes. They start Jan. 12 and will be every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Classes are sponsored by Love Ministry and presented by Community Pregnancy Center in Prescott.

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