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Community: Cliff Rose Ladies’ donation helps Stepping Stones

Cliff Rose Ladies’ donation helps Stepping Stones

The annual holiday luncheon and raffle by the Cliff Rose Ladies group was held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Prescott Centennial Center.

The proceeds from the raffle and silent auction, including several tax credits, came to $4,905. Each year we donate the proceeds to Stepping Stones, an agency that provides shelter and transitional housing to women and children while attempting to start a new life. We feel that women helping women tells those less fortunate that we care.

Our sincere thanks go out to all the ladies who contributed their time and talent to make this event a success, and to the merchants who donated items for our raffle and silent auction: Anchor Books, Berry’s Pies, Black Dog Coffee, Brown Bag Burger, Cracker Barrel, Cuppers, El Charo Norte, El Gato Azul, Foot Fettish, Frozen Franies, Garcia’s, Golden Corral, Iron Springs Café, Jay’s Bird Barn, LeFebuve’s, Lindo Mexico, Lone Spur, Los Pinos, Modern Day Forger, Murphy’s, Network Automotive, Olive Garden, Olive U & Home Body, Outlaw Doughnuts, Papa Murphy’s, Peregrine Books, Raven Café, Red Lobster, Red Robin, Rosati’s, Sprouts, Step One Coffee House, Texas Roadhouse, Black Butterfly Artisans, The Local, The Palace, Timber Woof, Trader Joes, Watters Nursery, Wildflower, Deno & Co., Manifested Art, Bella Luna, Safeway, LaBruzza’s, Premier Glass Tinting, Highland Center, Distinctive Dental Care, Antelope Hills Golf Course, Lost in Socks, In-n-Out Burger.

Thanks again to all who made this year’s event and donation the best yet!

Knights of Columbus helps children

The Prescott community came together at the ninth annual Consolidated Knights of Columbus Christmas Party on Dec. 12 at the Lakes at Prescott Golf and Country Club.

The function was entertained by the a cappella women’s singing group, “Song of the Pines”.

Besides food, and songs and music by Max Lopez and his 100-person invisible orchestra, the more than 125 attendees were entertained by emcee Michael Peters.

The purpose of the event was to raise money for the annual St. Vincent de Paul childrens’ Christmas party. More than $1,400 was raised, nearly double from 2018.

The 10th annual Christmas Party will be held on Dec. 19, 2019.

RWOP contributes to Honor Flight Arizona

Republican Women of Prescott is pleased to donate more than $4,300 to Honor Flight Arizona who reward Korean War, Vietnam and WWII veterans with an all-expenses-paid, two-day roundtrip ticket to Washington, D.C., to view the War Memorial in their honor.

Veterans are accompanied by Honor Flight Guardians who assist them with the boarding process and ensure they have a wonderful experience.

RWOP is pleased to make a donation to Honor Flight annually.

St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store holding sale

St. Vincent DePaul’s Thrift Store located at 935 Fair St., Prescott offers shoppers who are 60 and older a 15 percent discount on all purchases over $5. On the first Wednesday of the month, seniors receive 25 percent off.

Due to the popularity of this senior sale, it is now offered on the fourth Wednesday of the month too. Save even more because this nonprofit boutique thrift store charges no sales tax.

Stop in for the bargains and pick up a sale calendar at the front checkout counter that features daily sale items for all shoppers.

Proceeds are used to support the work of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, which provides food, clothing and shelter to the needy of Prescott. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. on Saturday.

Make a difference in Prescott by donating your gently used clothing, furniture, electronics, office and household items. Pick-ups for large items can be scheduled by calling the store at 928-771-9696. Follow us on Facebook @ThriftStore 804.

Texas Roadhouse donation to aid veterans

Texas Roadhouse recently donated $12,097 worth of gift cards to NAVAHCS for veterans.

Every year Texas Roadhouse puts up a Holiday Tree with gift cards that patrons can purchase for veterans. Each year the number of gift cards purchased increases, and it has a lot to do with the support and recognition veterans receive from our wonderful community.

Thank you from Miss Kitty’s Cat House — Cat Rescue

On Dec. 3, 2018, Miss Kitty’s Cat House — Cat Rescue held its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon and fundraiser raffle at Guacamaya’s Mexican Grill in Prescott. Through donations by local businesses, Miss Kitty’s was able to raise over $1,000, which goes to our spay-and-neuter program.

Thank you to the following Quad City businesses for their generous donations to our raffle: Raskins Jewelers, Bills Grill, Guacamaya’s Mexican Grill, Chic-Filet, Trader Joes, Culvers, Sun Valley Tire, Touchmark-The Finn restaurant, Lefty’s Bar and Grill, The Picture Show, Chili’s, Lone Spur Cafe, Olive-U, Old Capital Market, Starbucks, Olive Garden, Firehouse Subs, Berry’s Pies and Frozen Franie’s Yogurt.

Prescott Chess Club participates in Blitz #9

Nine Prescott area chess players competed in 72 chess games at Yavapai College on Saturday, December 8th. Each game used special timers giving only five minutes for each player. This type of chess competition is known as blitz or speed chess.

Tom Green, Prescott, won $60 for topping the field with 14.5 points. Green is currently ranked the 59th best U. S. Blitz chess player of those aged 65 and older. He gained 23 rating points.

Duncan Reay, Paulden, garnered 11 points for 2nd place and $40. He gained 20 rating points.

David Steeves and Kent Keegan, both from Prescott, split $35 for accumulating 8 points among the Class C and Unrated players. Steeves lost 3 rating points. Keegan gained a Class C rating.

Randee Dermer, a Class D player from Prescott, had an outstanding tournament. He received $35 for his 10-6 record. Dermer celebrated his birthday by gaining a whopping 193 rating points and is only 6 points shy of Class C.

Green directed this U. S. Chess rated chess tournament which was co-sponsored by the Prescott Chess Club and the OLLI Chess Special Interest Group.

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