Chino Valley in Brief: Knights of Columbus sponsor blood drive
Knights of Columbus sponsor blood drive
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at St. Catherine Laboure’ Church hall, 2062 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley.
To schedule an appointment, call Paul Diemer at 928-636-0747 or Larry Cox at 928-636-0604. Walk-ins are welcome.
Animal Partners bunco event is July 22
Chino Valley Animal Partners is holding a bunco fundraising event at the Chino Valley Senior Center, 1021 Butterfield Road, at 6 p.m. Monday, July 22. Cost is $10 to play, cash prizes, gifts, free snacks and water.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds to benefit Companion Animals in Chino Valley and the local animal shelter.
Poker tourney to benefit Booster Club
The Chino Valley Football Booster Club will host a fundraising poker tournament on Saturday, July 13, starting at 7 p.m., at the American Legion Post in Chino Valley.
There will also be dinner served at 5 p.m., an auction and a drawing. Cost is $10 for the dinner and $50 to enter the tournament. Open to the public, 21 and older.
For more information, call Rhiannon Gianfrancesco at 928-350-5619 or Mike Paulus at 928-899-5606.
Explore Arizona offers day trips across state
Explore Arizona, in partnership with Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation, offers day trips to new destinations each month through December.
Upcoming trips include: Montezuma’s Castle and Tuzigoot in Verde Valley, Aug. 22, $35; Grand Canyon National Park, Sept. 26, $40; Phoenix Art Museum in Phoenix, Oct. 24, $55; Shopping Trip at Tanger Outlets in Glendale, Nov. 7, $15; Desert Botanical Garden, Tempe, Dec. 12, $70.
Trip price includes transportation in a 12-passenger van, admission fees and lunch. For more information, call 928-759-3090 or visit pvaz.net.
TOPS group meets each Tuesday
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Club #9168 meets each Tuesday in Chino Valley at the Chino Valley United Methodist Church at 725 E. Road 1 South, in Remp Hall (the building between the church and the food bank).
Weigh-in is from 7 to 8 a.m. and the program and meeting are from 8 to 9 a.m. National dues are $32 per year and local dues are $2 per month. For more information about TOPS go to www.tops.org. The first meeting is free and all are welcome.
Library’s sale features summer selection
The Chino Valley Public Library bookstore is featuring a summer paperback fiction sale. All proceeds benefit the library, 1020 W. Palomino Road, Chino Valley.
For more information, call 928-636-2687.
Town seeks board, committee applicants
The Town of Chino Valley is seeking applicants interested in sharing their talents, expertise and enthusiasm to serve on the following Town Council-appointed boards and committees: Board of Adjustment; Industrial Development Authority; Parks and Recreation Advisory Board; Roads and Streets Committee; and Senior Center Advisory Board.
Visit http://www.chinoaz.net/222/Boards-Commissions to obtain a Public Body Appointment Application or to view committee descriptions, desired qualifications, residency requirements, terms of office, meeting days and times to see where you best fit in.
Applications must include a brief resume or summary describing relevant experience. Applicants must be willing to serve on a volunteer basis. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. First review was April 29.
For questions and to obtain and submit applications, write to Town of Chino Valley, Attention: Town Clerk’s Office, 202 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, AZ 86323, call 928-636-2646, ext. 1052, or email email@example.com.
Animal group seeks members, volunteers
If you love dogs and cats, Chino Valley Animal Partners, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, would love to have you as a member.
The organization’s mission is to organize fundraising events, volunteer time, and raise money to help the local shelter with its needs and those in the community on fixed incomes with companion care dogs or cats and may require some financial assistance.
The monthly meetings are the first Monday of every month at the Senior Center at 6 p.m. located at 1021 Butterfield Road, Chino Valley.
Visit www.chinovalleyanimalpartners.org or FB page, Chino Valley Animal Partners or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Cowboy poets event includes locals
Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering is presenting “You Just Can’t See Him From the Road” at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., on Tuesday July 23, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Come celebrate the cowboy’s place in Arizona culture and lore at this fun program for all ages. Poetry and music of the working cowboy will be performed by Dean Cook, Prescott Valley; Joe Konkel, Paulden; Linda Lee Filener, Chino Valley; Tom Walker, Prescott; and Don Fernwalt, Mayer.
The Arizona Cowboys Poets Gathering is in its 32nd year. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 928-759-3040.