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Prescott Valley in Brief: Chat with Supervisor Smith

Amethyst and Orthserious, found at the Prescott Gem & Mineral Club’s 15th annual Gem & Mineral show at the Prescott Valley Event Center on Saturday, Aug. 4. The show, which had 60 vendors, was a draw over the entire weekend. The next event listed is a Western Collectibles & Firearms Gun Show, Aug. 18-19. (Jason Wheeler/Tribune)

Amethyst and Orthserious, found at the Prescott Gem & Mineral Club’s 15th annual Gem & Mineral show at the Prescott Valley Event Center on Saturday, Aug. 4. The show, which had 60 vendors, was a draw over the entire weekend. The next event listed is a Western Collectibles & Firearms Gun Show, Aug. 18-19. (Jason Wheeler/Tribune)

Coffee chat with Supervisor Smith

Yavapai County Supervisor Jack R. Smith hosts monthly Coffee Chats at the Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley. The August Coffee Chat is scheduled from 8 to 9 a.m. today, Aug. 8.

Join him to learn about important local issues and initiatives facing Yavapai County. These informal gatherings are held in a casual friendly-environment giving residents the opportunity to ask questions and engage in open-discussions about community issues of importance, such as county budget, taxes and upcoming events, according to a news release.

Public invited to day of service event

The Prescott Valley Stake Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites women of all faiths for a community day of service — “Dare to Share and Show Someone You Care.” This will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway, Prescott Valley.

The dress is casual and a complimentary, light luncheon will be served. Learn about organizations that make a difference, a news release states. Participate in service projects such as participating in a choir to local nursing homes, crafts to take to your favorite first responder, make favors for Meals on Wheels patrons, sew fidgit blankets for hospice, make quilts or stuffed animals for the hospital, and so much more. Also, signups for the blood drive that day are at www.tinyurl.com/RSBlood.

Donations to the following charities will be accepted that day: gently used clothing and cleaning products for Stepping Stones; gently used books for local libraries; non-perishable items for local food banks; and gently used pet items; and non-perishable pet food for the Humane Society.

This is a come-and-go event where items made can be taken to share in the community.

For more information email, presvalleystakereliefsociety@gmail.com.

Stomach acid, tooth decay topic of talk

“Stomach Acid & Tooth Decay — Stop the Damage, Learn the Cure” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

Dr. Jason Campbell of Pro Solutions Family Dentistry will explain the effect digestive acids have in the mouth and body; the relationship of digestive problems, TMJ facial pain and headaches; how to stop heartburn and bowel problems; and how to decrease your risks of oral and systemic disease.

RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us/speakersbureau.html.

Coping with low vision presentation Aug. 14

Coping with low vision is a free presentation from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Samaritan Village Tower Community Room, 1075 Ruth St., Prescott. Group discussion and information on free services and aids available through the state of Arizona for individuals with low vision. Facilitated by Georgeanne Hanna, CVRT, CLVT, contracted with the state of Arizona since 1990.

Please RSVP with Tammy at 928-778-3302, ext. 2. The public is welcome. There is a maximum of 20 attendees.

Car seat safety check event is Aug. 11

The Family Resource Center will be providing and installing infant, convertible, and booster car seats Saturday, Aug. 11. Car seats provided by registration only. Safety check by registration or walk-in. Max two seats per family.

What you will need: A vehicle with working seat belts (broken belts may be repairable for free at your local dealership), call dealerships for details.

Please bring the vehicle(s), child (or children), and caregiver(s) who will be using the seat(s) the most.

The actual installation/safety education component is expected to take 20 to 25 minutes on average, per seat.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Del E. Webb Outpatient Building, 3212 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley (in the parking lot). Please call 928-771-5651 to register.

Reception set for new art docents

Are you intrigued by the visual arts? The Prescott Art Docents invite you to consider membership in our art appreciation and education service organization. For further details, join us at a free membership reception at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Prescott Library in the Founders Suite. Please respond to prescottartdocents@gmail.com if interested.

Prescott Art Docents is a non-profit service organization of both men and women who bring enriching art experiences to children and adults in the quad-city area. Following a 12-week training period including art history and appreciation, school curriculum and grade level guides, docents give art talks in classrooms and at the library to school children, and to adult groups in the community.

Members hone their skills through Monday morning programs featuring artists, architects, educators, museum curators and docents, supplemented by field trips to museums and galleries around Arizona, biennial trips to cities outside Arizona that focus on art, architecture, and history and social events that bind our memberships into friendships.

Plan on coming to the membership reception on Aug. 13, and visit www.prescottartdocents.net for more information.

Federal employment workshop Aug. 14

The Prescott Valley Public Library will be partnering with the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System to host a federal employment workshop, from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the Glassford Hill Room.

This workshop is designed to help veterans navigate USAJOBS and will cover “How to Apply for Federal Employment” and “Translating Military Service to Civilian Employment on Your Resume.” Space is limited and registration is required. Please register online at pvlib.net, Attend, Classes. For more information call 928-759-3040.

Murder Mystery Dinner will be Sept. 8

The Prescott Valley Police Foundation is hosting its 10th annual Murder Mystery Dinner at StoneRidge at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

The event includes dinner, play, raffle and silent auction. Join us for a fun evening of mayhem, mystery, murder, humor and hilarity. Reserve your seat because it sells out.

Call Kay at 928-775-4002 after 2 p.m. or email pvpolicefoundation@gmail.com.

Prescott Valley fetes 40th Aug. 25-26

This year is the 40th anniversary of incorporation for the Town of Prescott Valley and there will be a festival to celebrate Aug. 25-26.

Applications are now live for vendors, artists, crafters, nonprofits, entertainers, and car enthusiasts who would like to participate in this momentous occasion.

For more information, contact 928-759-3090 or email parks@pvaz.net.

Alzheimer’s talk; know the 10 signs

The Alzheimer’s presentation “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Prescott Valley Public Library.

Learn the latest research and warnings signs of Alzheimer’s disease and the need for early detection, information about drug therapy, enrolling in clinical studies and planning for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Registration is required at pvpl.net, Attend, Classes. For more information, call 928-759-3040.

Beginning meditation, mindfulness Aug. 9

Come to Prescott Valley Public Library’s Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness meeting on the second Thursday of each month. Those at all levels of meditation experience, from none and beyond, are encouraged to participate in this free program. Chairs will be provided—please bring a cushion if needed. No registration is required — just show up.

Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness will be from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Genealogy Room of the Prescott Valley Public Library. For more information, call 928-759-3040.