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Roundup: September 19, 2012
The D-H Historical Society invited the town council and community to tour the former Gateway Baptist Church on Main Street, Humboldt, on Jan. 17, 2012.File Photo/Sue Tone
The D-H Historical Society invited the town council and community to tour the former Gateway Baptist Church on Main Street, Humboldt, on Jan. 17, 2012.

File Photo/Sue Tone

D-H Historical Society hosts public meeting tomorrow

A public meeting to discuss the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Museum plans and the use permit application takes place at the Bank building, 12925 E. Main Street, Humboldt, at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20. If further public dialogue is desired, a second meeting will be scheduled at that time. The Historical Society is proposing to use the old Bank building as a community historical museum, and the lot across Main Street from the Bank building as an artifact display area.

YeeHaw Trail Ride planned near Poland Junction

Trail Boss Kevin Leonard will lead the YeeHaw Trail Ride and Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 22. Non-riders are welcome on this ride that begins at 10:03 a.m. at the first bend on Breezy Pines Road - about three miles from Highway 69 at Poland Junction. The event costs $15 (donation) and includes live country music band and dancing. Those not riding horses can drive to trail's end and participate in the barbecue and dancing. RSVP to Leonard at 928-713-2769 or Sue Palacios at 928-632-7491.

Equipment for seniors subject of free talk

Off-the-Shelf Quality-of-Life Aids for Seniors and Caregivers is the title of a free presentation from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley Street in Prescott.

Erika Herod, Goodwin Street Medical Supply, will explain and demonstrate a variety of assistive devices to aid seniors with daily living, including bathroom, walking and bedroom aids, as well as aids to assist caregivers. Sponsored by the Senior Connection, this non-commercial, educational presentation is free and open to the public. RSVPs are appreciated, but not required. For more information, email Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or call (928) 778-3747.

Learn legalities of Advance Directives

Plan Ahead with Advance Directives is the subject of a free workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, Sept. 24, at Alta Vista Senior Living Community, 916 Canterbury Lane in Prescott. Bonnie Shimko, elder care advisor with Jackson White Elder Law, will cover Advance Directives, Power of Attorney and DNR forms. Register online at www.arizonaseniorlaw.com/resources. For more information, call Jenna Transtrum at (480) 467-4379.

Wear purple on Alzheimer's Action Day, Sept. 21

September is the month to recognize Alzheimer's disease, and Sept. 21 is the day to wear purple in support of the 35 million people worldwide who are living with dementia.

Two annual fundraising walks take place on Oct. 6 in Prescott and Oct. 27 in Sedona to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. For details or to register, visit prescottalzheimerswalk.org or verdevalleyalzheimerswalk.org or call (928) 771-9257 in Prescott.

Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley have Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support groups. The Prescott and Prescott Valley groups meet on Mondays from 10-11:30 a.m. at Unity Church, 145 S. Arizona, and at Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive; it meets on Tuesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. at Chino Valley Community Center, 1969 Highway 89.

A group for veterans and their families meets at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays at the Prescott VA Medical Center, ECRC Room A-205. For VA information, call 771-9257.

Newcomers always welcome - no advance notice required. Participants request that confidentiality be maintained.

The Alzheimer's Association offers its CarePRO (Care Partners Reaching Out) Workshop Series from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 9 and 23, Nov. 6 and 20, at the United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona. The project's purpose is to assist family members caring for a loved one by providing free dementia related education and training workshops designed to reduce caregiver stress, enhance caregiver wellbeing, and help caregivers manage difficult caregiving situations. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 771-9257 in Prescott or toll-free (800) 272-3900.

Hospice speaker talks about dealing with life

A free presentation called Making the Most of It takes place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at CASA (Central Arizona Seniors Association), 9360 Manzanita Circle in Prescott Valley. Dale Morgan, bereavement coordinator of Hospice Compassus, will talk about dealing with life's little annoyances and enjoying oneself anyway. For more information, call Hospice Compassus at 775-0103.

Free screening for paralysis offered Tuesday

Mountain Valley Rehabilitation Hospital hosts a free screening day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at their facility at 3700 N. Windsong Drive in Prescott Valley. Anyone suffering from upper or lower extremity paralysis caused by central nervous system injury can find out about treatment options with functional electrical stimulation (FES) systems. Screening includes NESS H200 Wireless for upper extremity dysfunction, NESS L300 & NESS L300 Plus for foot drop and gait disorders. For more information, call (800) 211-9136 option 2, option 1.

Border to Border: Trails and Tales event at Fain Park

The Prescott Valley Public Library in partnership with the Parks & Recreation and the Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library are hosting a free day hike to Fain Park for a walk through Arizona history.

The Fain Park registered hikers will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Fain Park, at 2200 North 5th in Prescott Valley.

This is a free event and requires pre-registration due to the small group size. Registration is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Transportation is the responsibility of each hiker and carpooling is encouraged. To register for the Fain Park hike, please call Parks & Recreation at 759-3090.

YCCA publication earns award

Yavapai County Contractors Association along with AHA Creative Ink, a Prescott based design firm owned by Ann-Haver Allen, received an Award of Excellence in Publication Design for the 2012 Building Yavapai magazine.

Yavapai County Contractors Association and AHA Creative Ink also received Awards of Excellence in Advertising Design for 6 YCCA member advertisements, Arizona Stone and Architectural Products, Arrowhead Materials, Precision Marble and Granite, Prescott Design Center, Prescott Spas and Vicente Landscaping.

These award-winning ads appear in the YCCA 2012 Building Yavapai magazine. Over 8,000 entries from creative professionals nationwide submitted entries in hopes of being recognized for their work and value of design.

Only 15% of the entries judged are considered difference makers. These awards acknowledge the power of design to advance the brand of YCCA and their members.

To request a copy of this award-winning publication, call Sandy Griffis, YCCA Executive Director at (928) 778-0040 and a copy will be mailed to you.

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