March 2017

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Big Brothers Big Sisters, Yavapai County, their mission is to enhance the lives of children through quality mentoring relationships. Their Vision is to match every child in Yavapai County for whom assistance is requested, and to expand the program through outreach to children who are in need but have not yet requested service.
Main Office: Prescott website: www.azbigs.org/mission.htm
103 E Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301, Phone: 928.778.5135
Fax: 928.445-8909, Email: ybbbs@azbigs.org,
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Prescott Valley
5940 Copperhill Drive Suite D, Prescott Valley, AZ 83614,
Phone: 928.775.5336, Fax: 928.775.9176
Email: ybbbs@azbigs.org
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Boys and Girls Club of Central Yavapai, 759-3205,
8201 E Loos Corner of Robert Road and Loos, M-F 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The Boys and Girls Club of Central Yavapai (BGCCY) is a youth development organization that provides programs for young people between the ages of 6 and 18. Also offers a TEEN CENTER, for teens to hang out with their friends. Other things to do: view favorite sport games on their large screen T.V. equipped with DVD home theater surround sound system and Play Station 2, with the best games available.

Mt. View Garden Club meets from 1-3 pm, the 2nd Friday of the month, at different locations each month. The meetings include a short business meeting, a guest speaker, and social time with refreshments. Cost for membership is only $6 annually. Guests welcome. We are Prescott Valley based. For more information call Mary Topero at 759-0760 or Dale & Joann Neumann at 772-9269.

CASA Senior Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley, 772-3337. “The Place Where Friends & Neighbors CHOOSE to Meet.” CASA Senior Center offers alot of activities from bingo, dancing, eating, art classes, health awareness seminarsand screening, has a pool table, and so much more, including a gift shop. Volunteers are always welcomed! For calendar click here.

Prescott Valley High School is proud to announce, Youth Chamber of Commerce, a great new club that studies the exciting world of Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce and the community that it represents. This exciting and fun club will use a wide variety of techniques, including case studies, videos, group discussions, filed trips, inter-active games, guest speakers and a project on volunteerism. Call 759-9863 for more information.

The Kiwanis Club of Bradshaw Mountain is currently working on the 2004-2005 membership drive, (men or women). Kiwanis is a service based organization helping the youth of the Prescott Valley, Dewey/Humboldt community. The Bradshaw Mountain group meets at 7am every Thursday at Young's Farm in Dewey. The meetings feature good fun, an interesting speaker and a great breakfast. During the year the club participates in the Prescott Kiwanis Auction as its primary fund raising activity, but also is involved in Adopt a Highway, National Night Out, and more. Come take a look at our club…. we will even buy your breakfast! For more information call Steve at 759-2111.

NARFE: National Association of Working and Retired Federal Employees Chapter #2106 of Prescott Valley, AZ. monthly meeting will be held at the Moose Lodge at 6501 6th St. in Prescott Valley. For lunch reservations call Virginia 775-5861 for more information call Van 759-7100. All working and retired and Federal Employees are welcome to attend.

Soroptimist International of Prescott Valley, is a service organization of professional women working together to make a difference in the lives of woman and youth and to promote a stronger, more vital community. For more information about this worthwhile organization, please call Sandra Sasser at 772-6565.

The Prescott Valley Toastmasters is an organization that was founded 75 years ago by Ralph Smedley, for the purpose of helping people become better communicators. The mission of a Toastmaster Club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth. For more information, contact: Bob Clark at 772-2754.

The Prescott Valley Art Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Dr. (just east of Navajo Drive between Lakeshore Drive and Hwy 69). For more information, call Barbara Hanselman at 759-2257.

Prescott Computer Society usually meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Prescott Public Library, in the third floor meeting room. Various type of classes start at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. There is a small annual fee to join this will worth program. They offer prepared but informal training classes on computer hardware, software and operating topics for both the novice and experienced user. For more information, call Larry Rifkin at 778-7239 or visit their website at: www.PrescottComputerSociety.org

For more information about
Prescott Valley’s Historical Society of Arizona organization., contact Jean Cross at 778-9589.

The Prescott Victorian Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating its members and the community about the Victorian and Edwardian eras (1837-1910). Their work includes educational programs, creating Victorian clothing, historic preservation and research, and sponsoring historically-oriented community events. For more information call 541-9399.

Interested in
Prescott Area Arts & Humanities, visit their website at: www.prescottarts.com or e-mail them at: president@prescottarts.com.

Did you know that Yavapai County has a
Community Outreach & Independent Living Services organization. This organization offers various programs for teens, from learning life skills to homeless youth intervention. For more information on these services call (928) 776-0425.

If you are interested in saving our trails, you can join the
Prescott Open Trails Association. They are a private, non-profit organization committed to Off-Highway Vehicle trails preservation. Their members are dedicated to promoting motorized hiking as a safe and healthy, family-oriented activities. For more information call 800-264-5449 ext. 17 or e-mail them at: sanford9@cableone.net or aztrails@cableone.net; website www.opentrails.org.

The Marine Corps League, Copper State Detachment meets at the Yavapai County Jeep Posse Building at 1200 Commerce Dr in Pioneer Park, Prescott. Regular monthly meeting are for all members and guests. All Marines and those who served with the corps are invited to attend. For more information call 775-8440 or visit website at www.mclcopperstate.org

New Horizons Independent Living Center, Services people with disabilities. They are located at 8085 E. Manley Dr,, Prescott Valley, 928-772-1266. They offer some services that are free and some at reasonable rates. Just some of their services: transportation needs, training classes, support group meetings, ADA guidelines assistance, social events, community center for computer use and high-speed internet access.

INTERNATIONAL POLICE ASSOCIATION (IPA), IPA’s Northern Arizona Region 61 holds monthly meetings at various northern Arizona locations including, Yavapai County. The gathering is open to all active, and retired peace officers and spouses. The IPA is a cultural, social and recreational organization that presently has over 300,000 members in 58 countries worldwide. Come and meet the “Family”. Website is www.ipa-iac.org. For more information call Ted Mayer, Yavapai County V.P. @ (928) 759-2941.

Monday Club, welcomes all women in the Tri-City area to be a part of the oldest women's service group in area. Meetings on 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1:00PM at our club house-1306 Stetson-Prescott. Call June at 776-7456.

MOMS Club of Prescott, MOMS Offering MOMS Support. We are a nonprofit organization supporting stay at home MOMS. We meet every Wed. at various locations for play, activities and support. Kids come too! We also do service projects for our community. For more information contact Kris @ 541-0410.

Yavapai County Jeep Posse is looking for a few good men and women to join this volunteer Search & Rescue organization. And that is not all they do. They are very involved in FIRE EVACUATION AND SAFETY in our communities. Their members are of all ages and backgrounds. Some work and some are retired. A 4 x 4 vehicle is not a requirement. You can make a difference. To learn more about them and how you can become part of this group of dedicated people, contact Ed Lorenzen at 775-4240 or Rudy Nafaratte at 541-9684 or Jim Grimm at 759-0747. Also, check out their website at www.ycjp.org.

Need Help With Quitting Smoking? Try calling Arizona Smoker’s Helpline at 1-800-556-6222 or visit their website at: www.ashline.org. Or try calling the Yavapai Tobacco Free Partnership at 928-583-1026. Or the Yavapai County Health Dept. or try drinking water when the urge to smoke hits. There is help, you can do it this year.

If you ever find yourself in a
Domestic Violent situation or know of someone who is, keep in mind there is help. Call Stepping Stones Agencies support line at 445-4673. If you need more information on family violence or the services they provide, call 772-4184. Stepping Stones Agencies is a home providing safety, advocacy and support where “women are empowered and children are cherished”.

Lonesome Valley Quilters Guild meets the first Monday of the month at Prescott Valley United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. located at 8944 Sommer Drive in Prescott Valley. All skill levels are welcome to join us for the evening. If you would like additional information please contact Linda Blake (928) 632-8451.

Open Inn Runs Several Programs Including:
Turning Point Youth
is a non-profit youth crisis center and shelter, operating since 1984. Their services are two tiered: shelter, for immediate crisis intervention and Community Outreach Program, for prevention. Their objectives are to: provide shelter, counseling and specialized intervention to youth and families in crisis; reunite youth with their families; encourage the resolution of intra-family problems; and strengthen family relationships. Financial support comes from federal and state grants as well as local contributions. They do a wonderful work of teaching young people to be responsible citizens. Right now they are in need of various house hold items including furniture, landscaping items, gift certificates for food or movies. If you have anything you can donation, please give Karen Benson a call at (cell phone) 899-1338 and she will be happy to pick them up and deliver them for you.

Double Deck Pinochle played every Wednesday night at the Boys and Girls Club, corner of Loos and Robert Road, starting at 6:00 PM. All Pinochle players are welcome. For more information, call Lloyd at 759-3666.

Volante Academy of the Arts offers Music, Art, Dance & Drama to children of all ages, in an after school program at Franklin Phonetics School in Prescott Valley. Private lessons in Piano, Voice & Guitar are also available for all ages, including adults. This non-profit organization has dedicated, talented teachers who love to encourage children & adults to develop their gifts and talents. Call Jan Luke at 772-1218 for further information.

SISTER CITY ASSOCIATION OF PRESCOTT
The Sister City Association of Prescott is a tri-city charitable organization associated with Sister Cities International. We are sponsored by the citizens of this area and by the City of Prescott, AZ. Our Sister City is Caborca, Sonora, Mexico, situated some 336 miles from Prescott; 89 miles south of the AZ-Mexico border and approximately 60 miles east of Puerto Penasco. Some of our activities include annual reciprocal visits between citizens of Caborca and our members, educational and cultural exchanges and fundraisers to support our variety of programs. The Sister City Association of Prescott needs your help, ideas and creativity to further its efforts with its neighbor to neighbor - people to people programs. If you enjoy people, enjoy helping others and want to develop a better understanding of our neighbors to the south, join our Association or join us at one of our meetings. We meet the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at Pete's Family restaurant on Iron Springs Road in Prescott. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. For more information, contact Dora Borjon at 772-9704 or Bob Greninger at 775-0033.

 

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