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Volunteers wanted at equine therapyConnections Equine Therapy located in Cornville is looking for volunteers to work with clients and horses.  They offer Therapeutic Riding and other services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals facing a wide range of challenges.   This is your opportunity to get involved with a great group of people, get to know some wonderful horses and help a worth-while cause. For further information call (928) 639-0791; email connections
Volunteers wanted at equine therapy

Connections Equine Therapy located in Cornville is looking for volunteers to work with clients and horses.  They offer Therapeutic Riding and other services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals facing a wide range of challenges.   This is your opportunity to get involved with a great group of people, get to know some wonderful horses and help a worth-while cause.

 For further information call (928) 639-0791; email connections

Verde Valley Computer Club April Calendar

Apr 03 Board Meeting 6 p.m.

Apr 10 Genealogy SIG 6 p.m. (Family History Center, west side) Mormon Church, 1377 E Hombre Dr, Cottonwood) Topic: 'Getting Started In Genealogy, Getting Help Using Message Boards'. SIG presenter Marny Zuercher.

Apr 11 Internet SIG 5 p.m. Topic: 'Browser Maintenance'. SIG presenter Jody Wheeler.

Apr 18 Digital Camera SIG 5 p.m. SIG presenter Leo Zuercher.

Apr 19 General Meeting 9:30 a.m. Topic: 'E-readers And Tablets' presented by Kyle Smith of Cottonwood Library. Differences and what to look for before purchase.

Apr 25 Fourth Friday SIG at 5 p.m. SIG presenter Rob Schottland.

Public is welcome to attend. The meetings are No Charge. Donations accepted to help defray costs. Clemenceau Building, Willard Street at Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood. Website Dave 639-0106

Steak Dinner at the Legion

April 5

American Legion Post 93 at 286 S. Third St., Camp Verde, hosts a steak dinner on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited. Live music by Charleigh and the Happy Days Band is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Camp Verde office hours for Kirkpatrick staff

April 9, 23

District staff for U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., host monthly office hours in Camp Verde to provide more convenient access for residents. Constituents who need help resolving matters related to Social Security, Medicare, veterans' resources, housing, taxes or other federal issues are invited to visit the office f0 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at 348 S. Main St. (historic Boler building). Appointments are recommended. For more information, please call the Flagstaff District Office at (928) 213-9977.

Natural Fibers Workshop at Red Rock State Park

April 12

Roy Julian will host a Natural Fibers Workshop on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Red Rock State Park. Come and learn how native people used a wide variety of natural fibers to literally "tie their world" together. Participants will look at how fibers native to the Verde Valley were used in ancient times to make rope, string, clothing, and many other things.

Space is limited, so call ahead to reserve your spot by calling (928) 282-6907. There is a $15 fee required prior to this workshop. Entry fee to the park is included in the price of the workshop. Red Rock State Park is located at 4050 Lower Red Rock Loop Road in Sedona.

Northern Arizona Stitchers meet

April 14

The Northern Arizona Stitchers, a chapter of the Embroiders' Guild of America, invite all those interested in the needle arts to join them for their April meeting.  They meet in the Si Birch Community Room at the Sedona Public Library.  Meet 'n Greet social time starts at 10 a.m. with the business meeting and program starting at 10:30 am.  

Bring your basic sewing or stitching kit because there is a special "hand's on" treat in store for the group.

Social Media Marketing - Twitter

April 16

The Business Assistance Center in Cottonwood hosts a free workshop on social media marketing focusing on Twitter, presented by Kristine Ketel of Yavapai College. The workshop will be in Room I-138 at Yavapai College, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, from 5 to 8 p.m.

You will set up your own Twitter account(s) in class.  You will learn how to integrate Twitter into your Internet presence, how often to post, and what components go into crafting posts that will keep followers engaged.

Registration is required. Please contact Andrea at (928) 340-2740 to reserve your seat.

Volunteers needed during Bike MS: Ride the Vortex

May 17-18

You may not want to cycle up to 150 miles across the Verde Valley, but if you're looking for a great opportunity to assist those who are and also benefit multiple sclerosis research, programs and services, the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers for Bike MS: Ride the Vortex - Sedona Verde Valley.

Bike MS: Ride the Vortex starts and ends at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E. Cherry St., Cottonwood.

All proceeds directly benefit MS research and programs and services for women and men with MS in Arizona.

For more information, visit

Camp Verde High School Reunion

June 7

The Camp Verde High School Class of '84 is hosting a mass reunion for the alumni of all classes in the '80s. The reunion will take place in Camp Verde at the Campo de Esueno - Field of Dreams on Lincoln Drive at 4 p.m. Cost is $55 per person and $100 per couple. If you are attending please submit your payment to Class Reunion, P.O. Box 5601, Lake Montezuma AZ 86342 payable to Class Reunion.

Call Robin at (928) 202-1236 or email

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Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Article comment by: Sari McQuality

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Dinner Dance 04/19/2014 Saturday

Ham Dinner $8.00 at the door

6:00 Dinner and Dance to follow

Music by Jox in the Box

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