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Prescott in Brief: Free presentation on ‘When is it time to move? The journey of aging well’

Free presentation on ‘When is it time to move? The journey of aging well’

“When is it Time to Move? The Journey of Aging Well” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation with Arizona Care Management, to occur Thursday, March 28 from noon to 1 p.m. at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Dr, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928- 778-3747.

Vietnam Veterans Day pinning ceremony on March 29

Vietnam Veterans will be honored with a special 50th anniversary Commemoration Lapel pin ceremony on Vietnam Veterans Day event on Friday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m. in the main hospital Bldg. 107 (flagpole entrance) lobby. Directly following at 12:30 p.m. at the Prescott National Cemetery there will be a Moment of Silence to remember the Vietnam Veterans who didn’t make it home. Additional upcoming events include: a monthly outreach event at the Prescott Valley Public Library on April 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The topic is the Heroes for Hope event; Heroes for Hope event will take place on April 10 at the flagpole at 9:30 a.m. April is National Donate Life Month. This event is to register as a donor. On April 13 at 10 a.m. a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pickle Board Court will take place at the sports court across the street from the main hospital in Prescott.

National Service Recognition Day

In celebration of National Service Recognition Day, Yavapai County Supervisor Jack Smith, Chino Valley Mayor Daryl Croft, Prescott Mayor Pro Tem Billie Orr, and Business Liaison Katelyn Ward from Congressman Paul Gosar’s office, will be highlighting the impact AmeriCorps member of Arizona Serve on April 2 at 9:30 a.m. at Granite Creek Park.

National Service Recognition Day is a nationwide bipartisan effort to recognize the positive impact of national service, to thank those who serve, and to encourage more citizens to give back to their communities. This day is sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), with support from the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties, and Cities of Service. As the federal agency for service and volunteering, CNCS annually engages millions of Americans in service at more than 50,000 locations through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and other programs.

“National Service in Yavapai County has almost doubled in the last year,” said Annie Reifsnyder, program and training manager of Arizona Serve of Prescott College. “We appreciate our public officials recognizing the amazing work AmeriCorps members are doing for nonprofits and public entities throughout the quad cities.”

Along with being recognized by officials this day, Arizona Serve’s Prescott Team will partner with the City of Prescott Parks and Recreations Department for a trail cleanup at Granite Creek Park.

For more information on Arizona Serve visit arizonaserve.org or contact Annie Reifsnyder at 520-329-7613 or areifsnyder@arizonaserve.org.

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