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Local in Brief: Embry-Riddle book drive ends Monday

Embry-Riddle book drive ends Monday

In honor of Read Across America Day, members of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are sponsoring a book drive to benefit young readers.

The books will be donated to the nonprofit organization “Kids Need to Read” and the Tuba City Library on the Navajo Nation.

Those wanting to donate new or slightly used books (please, no textbooks) can drop them off at collection bins at Embry-Riddle’s Hazy Library or Jack L. Hunt Student Union. The book drive ends Monday, April 15.

For more information or to donate books, Dr. Anne Boettcher, Honors Program Director, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.; 928-777-3825;

SCORE sets employment law workshop

Most employers don’t realize that 21 employment laws apply to employers with only one employee. Northern Arizona SCORE is offering an informative workshop to help educate local employers, “Employment Laws — From Hiring to Firing.” The workshop will be held Tuesday, April 16, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Prescott Valley campus of Yavapai College. Cost is $20.

Prescott lawyer and human resources consultant, Laura Hamblin, will be conducting the workshop.

To enroll, go to or call the SCORE office at 928-778-7438.

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