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Quad Cities in Brief: Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild meets Monday

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild meets Monday

On Monday, May 7, the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild will host Gail Shannon. Gail is an instructor for the Laura Heine patterns and has been involved in quilting for many years. Gail will present a trunk show on her work, including her love of fiber art quilts.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive (corner of Long Look/Loos off Glassford), Prescott Valley. It is free and there will be free refreshments. For information, contact Karen at 928-830-2565.

At 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, Gail Shannon will teach a class on “Collage Fun” with the Laura Heine patterns. The class will be held at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 E. Leigh Dr., Prescott Valley.

For more information on the class, contact Sue at 415-271-5740.

Republican Women of Prescott award $16K in scholarships

Republican Women of Prescott (RWOP) is awarding $16,000 in scholarships to 12 seniors graduating from high schools within the Quad Cities. Applicants were judged on transcripts, outside activities, letter of recommendation, content of a 500 word essay, and a 20-minute interview by the RWOP Scholarship Committee.

Funding for the scholarships came from the proceeds of RWOP fundraisers and from two endowments from members, according to a news release.

Winners include five from Prescott High School: Grace Barrett, Abigail Chartier, Charles Hicks, Kody Jones, and Rhodes Award winner Braden Lopez. Bradshaw Mountain High had two winners: Jacquelyn Bassford and Sarah Nisse. AZ Agribusiness & Equine Center also had two winners: Kateri Wrublik and Kuebler Award winner Bridget Koehl. Bagdad

High School had a winner: Bethany Loveall. Dayna Burns, who is home schooled, was a recipient of a RWOP award.

Scholarships will be awarded at the RWOP luncheon at the Prescott Resort on May 15. Announcements of the awards will be given at the various high schools with presentations by individuals of the RWOP Scholarship Committee.

All of the recipients are invited to participate in a student forum at Las Fuentes from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 18. Friends, families and public are encouraged to attend.

Free adult piano workshop slated for Tuesday

Mary James will present a unique five-note scale method for learning the piano, finger techniques to gain a “feel” for the instrument, keeping eyes up while playing, and other valuable concepts for the beginner as well as the more experienced learner and/or teacher. The workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, Prescott Public Library, Elsea Conference Room.

Materials will be provided; no purchases necessary. Please RSVP to Info@JamesPiano.com or 928-275-1178.

Mary is the author of the “Learn the Piano” series which includes online video and audio examples for self-guided learning.

Prescott Valley needs volunteers for Board of Adjustment

This is a volunteer position, by appointment of the Prescott Valley Town Council, requiring general knowledge of zoning concepts and town codes. Applicants must live and reside within the Prescott Valley. The board interprets and enforces town code, including in regard to zoning. Applications are available at the town manager’s office, on the fourth floor of the Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.