Fund-raiser for Whitworths
VFW Post 6739 in Camp Verde is hosting a lunch at noon with burgers, hot dogs and all the trimmings, plus pizza! Cost is $5 a plate. All proceeds go to Beck and Alexis Whitworth.
Grand opening of Paw Boutique
The Adopt For Life Center for Animals has found a new home for their thrift store, now located at 791 N. Main St. (the old Cottonwood Recreation Center building.) The community is invited to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting for “The Paw Boutique” at 11 a.m.
The Paw Boutique will serving refreshments along with door-prize drawings every half hour, along with a raffle drawing for a great grand prize and will also be serving refreshments.
Lady Dabblers Investment Club Open House
Lady Dabblers, a women’s investment club, is holding an Open House at 1 p.m. at 4300 E. Western Drive, Suite E, Cottonwood. The club’s purpose is to educate women as how to study and invest in the stock market. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday monthly. Each member learns how to use software and the Internet to study, monitor and select stock and monitor a portfolio.
Interested in learning, getting motivated about stocks and interacting with some energetic and motivated members? Please contact Marilyn at (928) 646-6484 for additional information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindsay Bell to address Democrats
Democrats of the Verde Valley (DOVV) will hold their monthly meeting at Randall’s restaurant, 801 S. Main St., Cottonwood, 6-8 p.m. Lindsay Bell, chair of Yavapai County Democrats, will give an update on strategies planned for 2012. The effects of redistricting on our area will be discussed. They invite all interested persons to attend. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank. Refreshments. Call 639-3688 or see www.dovv.org for further info. Call 634-7563 if you need a ride.
Pet vaccine clinic scheduled
A vaccine clinic hosted by the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office, in conjunction with Montezuma Veterinary Services is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Montezuma Veterinary Services, 100 S. Montezuma Castle Hwy.
Dog rabies vaccinations are $15. Cat rabies vaccinations are $20. For all other vaccines, call for pricing.
Licenses will be available for the Town of Camp Verde, and Yavapai County residents. License costs vary according to alteration and jurisdiction.
All dogs must be on leashes, all cats must be in carriers.
For further information contact the Montezuma Veterinary Services, (928) 567-5515, or the Camp Verde Animal Shelter, 567-7855.
Quail Country Quilters meet
This week’s program will be “Garments, Bags, Quilts, and Class Samples,” with Jill Boyd and Liz Mulbarger. You won’t want to miss this. QCQ is sponsoring a bus trip to the Arizona Quilters Guild annual quilt show on March 9. For further information please call Judy at (928) 634-7189. They meet on the second and fourth Thursdays at 9 a.m. at the VFW Post, 705 E. Aspen in Cottonwood. Visitors are encouraged and always welcome. Any questions, call Bev at (928) 634-9411.
Auditions for sketch comedy show
The New Verde Valley Theatre Company announces auditions for a new Vaudeville/variety sketch show. Seeking comedians, singers, dancers, actors, variety artists. Auditions this week Monday and Tuesday and Jan. 30 at The American Legion 480 S. Calvary Way, Cottonwood. All rehearsals and performances at the American Legion in Cottonwood. All proceeds and donations go directly to The American Legion. Questions or inquiries please call the Director Terra (928) 649-8229.
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
Learn to correctly prune mature fruit trees for maximum production. See how pruning will increase the size of the fruit. Handouts on organic insect control, correct fertilizing, watering and harvesting tips.
This is a ‘hands on’ demonstration. You will have the opportunity try some pruning yourself.
The workshop is 10 a.m.-noon at 1049 S. Fifth St., Cottonwood. Cost is $15. Call (928) 634-7172 to register or email email@example.com. Class is limited to 20 students.
Clarkdale and the Verde River
To commemorate Clarkdale’s Centennial, Verde Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosts a presentation by Clarkdale Mayor Doug Von Gausig on “Clarkdale and the Verde River: Then and Now” at 2 p.m. He will speak about the area’s relationship with the Verde, from the days of the Sinagua to the times of the smelter to the present. The river’s look, forma and role have changed with the times. Are the best of times coming?
The presentation is at Yavapai College’s Verde Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive, Room M-127. Call (928) 649-5559 or 649-4275.
Mental Health First Aid classes resume
Jan. 27 & Feb. 3
Mental Health First Aid classes will resume at the Verde Valley Guidance Clinic, with the next class scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The classes are free and are based on an international program designed to help individuals, first responders, family members and others understand mental illness and how to help persons suffering from various disorders.
The classes will be held at the Verde Valley Guidance Clinic’s Cottonwood location, 8 E. Cottonwood St. Space is limited so advance registration is required. Contact Sharon Stingerie at (928) 634-2236 to register.
Kindle e-Book Class
Learn how to download e-Books to your Kindle in a free class 5-6 p.m. at the Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Road.
Call to register: Andrea Lhotka (928) 282-7714, ext. 20, or Elizabeth Cate 282-7714, ext. 33.