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What's Happening 5-10-13
Procession for Wounded Warrior fund-raiserJune 2David Bieber of San Diego will be riding a fully restored WWII Harley Davidson motorcycle across the USA to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. He will arrive in Camp Verde on Sunday at noon. He will be escorted down Main Street by the American Legion and VFW Riders from all over the Verde Valley. The community is invited to follow the procession for a barbecue fund-raiser at the Camp Verde VFW. You can also donate at http://bit/ly/WLA-Solo-DonateThe procession will start behind the Burger King and proceeding down Finnie Flat Road to Main Street and then up to the VFW where there will be burgers and hot dogs and fixings barbecue for $6 per plate (all proceeds to the WWP).
Procession for Wounded Warrior fund-raiser

June 2

David Bieber of San Diego will be riding a fully restored WWII Harley Davidson motorcycle across the USA to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. He will arrive in Camp Verde on Sunday at noon. He will be escorted down Main Street by the American Legion and VFW Riders from all over the Verde Valley. The community is invited to follow the procession for a barbecue fund-raiser at the Camp Verde VFW. You can also donate at http://bit/ly/WLA-Solo-Donate

The procession will start behind the Burger King and proceeding down Finnie Flat Road to Main Street and then up to the VFW where there will be burgers and hot dogs and fixings barbecue for $6 per plate (all proceeds to the WWP).

Mother’s Day Rummage/Bake Sale

May 11

Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., come and select a nice gift and treat for Mom at the New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene, 644 S. Seventh St., Camp Verde. For more information call Karen at 928-567-6336.



Flea Market has a new schedule

The Old Town Cottonwood Flea Market is located at the Historic Old Town Activity Park, 187 East Pima. New Market Dates - Saturdays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 11 and 25; June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; Oct. 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Featuring local artists, crafters and vendors.



Women’s Club to name Woman of the Year

May 14

The Lake Montezuma Women’s Club will be hosting their final meeting of the season on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Ranch House in Lake Montezuma. The year-end meeting will install new officers, name the Woman of the Year, and will distribute monies to two civic organizations as well as giving scholarship to deserving students in the community. There will also be ladies recognized for their outstanding efforts in the various committees.

The meeting will conclude with prizes being awarded for those who play games conducted by the officers. Lunch is $12 with reservations required. For more information and reservations contact Jo Burke @ joburke@swiftaz.net or (928) 301-0395.



Supper and Bible Study

May 15

Come and feed your body as well as your soul at Wednesday Night Supper and Bible Study. All are welcome. The New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene, 644 S. Seventh St., Camp Verde. For more information call Karen at 928-567-6336.



Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild meets

May 16

The Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild will hold their Monthly meeting on Thursday at St Andrews Episcopal Church on Aroyo Pinon Road in Sedona. Coffee and refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. The business meeting will start at 10, and the program will begin at 11.

This month’s speaker will be nationally known weaving teacher Anita Meyer. Her subject will be “The Creative Journey: The Secret Formula for Creativity.” Anyone interested in attending meetings or other activities is cordially welcome. For more information, call (928) 282-5134.



Spaghetti Dinner to create MVP basketball teams

May 17

Support teamwork, exercise and youth fitness, simply by eating spaghetti! Mountain View Preparatory will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tavasci Campus in Cottonwood. Currently this great new school has no funding to support an athletic program with sports teams. Recognizing the need for sports and the benefits they can have on children, the motivated parents of MVP have created a Sports Booster Club. Their immediate goal is to raise money to support two basketball teams in the 2013-14 school year. Tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser are $6 for adults and $3 for children and can be purchased now, at the MVP school office, 2939 Del Rio Drive in Cottonwood or over the phone by calling (928) 649-8144.



CBC hosts free family BBQ

May 19

Your family is invited to join Canyon Bible Church of Verde Valley for a free barbecue at Riverfront Park on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the gazebos.

Come meet Pastor Mark and his wife Lara and learn more about a new, contemporary, Bible-saturated, Christ-exalting, disciple-making community of believers that will be starting soon in the Verde Valley. For more information go to www.canyonverde.org.



Quarterly Meeting of Verde Valley Homeless Coalition

June 19

The next quarterly meeting of the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition is Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m. at the Verde Valley Guidance Clinic. A representative from Arizona Department of Housing will share the results of the Point in Time Winter Count that took place in January.

After the presentation from the Arizona Department of Housing the Coalition will be asked to put their minds together to come up with some real, long and short-term solutions for the homeless population in the Verde Valley.

Any questions or concerns, please contact Eliza Louden at Catholic Charities at epedersen@cc-az.org or (928) 606-7636.



Yavapai College Commencement Ceremonies

May 10

Yavapai College will hold five separate commencement ceremonies this spring as more than 1,230 students receive degrees or certificates during Yavapai College’s 43rd annual Commencement Ceremonies.

• Verde Valley Campus Commencement: Friday, May 10, 6 p.m. at the Pavilion on the Verde Valley Campus in Clarkdale.

 All ceremonies are open to the general public.

Questions regarding these commencement exercises should be directed to Bob Hoskovec, director of student life at (928) 776-2148.



Relay for Life in Cottonwood

May 10

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of the Verde Valley will be at Cottonwood Middle School beginning at 6 p.m. The goal is to keep at least one team member on the track or pathway at all times throughout the evening. The survivors will also be served a dinner in the cafeteria at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the relay. Luminaria may be purchased for $10 by calling (928) 526-7346 or by visiting www.vvrelay.com.



Cottonwood Band presents ‘Spring Showcase’

May 12

The Cottonwood Community Band’s spring concert will be presented in Cottonwood Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, 150 S. Sixth St. For more information, visit cottonwoodcommunityband.org.



Kids Against Hunger packing event

June 8

The next Verde Valley Kids Against Hunger community packing event is Saturday, with session one from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and session two from 10 to 11:30 a.m. They need your help to package 50,000 meals for those in need at home and abroad. Suggested tax-deductible donation is $25 per person or $35 per family.

The event is at Verde Baptist Church in the gymnasium, 102 S. Willard St., Cottonwood.

Visit www.kahverdevalley.com; e-mail kahverdevalley@gmail.com; phone: (928) 649-5772.



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