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10/17/2012 11:58:00 AM
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BMHS hosts college fair tonight

Representatives of colleges from 20 states will visit with students Wednesday night at Bradshaw Mountain High School's sixth annual college fair.

"The fair gets bigger and bigger each year," said Mariela Bean, spokeswoman for the Humboldt Unified School District. "Students from all over Northern Arizona attend."

Armed forces and military academy representatives also will be there to answer questions and distribute information.

Students are encouraged to prepare a short list of questions to ask admissions office representatives, bring a pen and notebook for writing down their answers as well as a folder for information, brochures and business cards, and dress to make a good impression at college fair, which is from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Bradshaw Mountain High School Gym at 6000 E. Long Look Drive in Prescott Valley.

Bradshaw Mountain is the only rural high school in Arizona to offer a National College fair, and the event is sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling.

To save time, students should consider preparing self-stick labels with their name, address, email, phone number, high school, year of graduation, intended major, and extracurricular activities that they can place on the interest/information cards college representatives will ask them to fill out at the fair.

Prescribed burns planned in Prescott area

Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to conduct prescribed burns in the Prescott area today through Friday if weather conditions are favorable.

The Groom Creek burn will take place on 310 acres south and east of Lower Wolf Creek Campground along County Road 101 and Forest Road 79, southeast of Prescott.

The Sierra Prieta burn will cover 183 acres near Willow Springs Camp off Thumb Butte Road just west of Prescott. Fire managers were unable to conduct this burn the previous week as planned.

If conditions aren't good for the prescribed burns, crews might burn wood they've already cut and placed in piles throughout the Prescott Basin south of Prescott.

For more information check the forest's fire information hotline at 777-5799 or its website at fs.usda.gov/Prescott.

Erosion control workshop is Friday

The Cosanti Foundation and the Arcosanti Project with the support of an ADEQ Water Quality Improvement Grant are hosting a free Agua Fria Watershed Erosion Control Workshop, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Arcosanti in Cordes Junction. The workshop will provide hands-on training in low cost, effective, best management practices to deal with head cuts, stream bank stabilization and other run-off issues.

Lunch will be provided. For more information and to reserve a spot contact Mary Hoadley, 928-632-6212 or maryhoadley@arcosanti.org.

Melody Boys Quartet at Bethel Baptist Saturday

Bethel Baptist Church in Prescott Valley presents gospel music from The Melody Boys Quartet (TMBQ) at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 6901 E. Horizon Lane.

TMBQ's heritage goes back to the 1930s, and includes family entertainment via radio, television, recordings and concert stage. Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame singer and bass player Gerald Williams started with the Quartet in 1949 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2012, after 63 years, thus the tour's name: Exit 63.

For more information, call 928-772-7602, or visit www.themelodyboysquartet.com.

Understanding Senior Sleep Disorders

The Senior Connection invites Seniors and Family Caregivers to attend a free presentation called "Make the Sandman Your Friend - Understanding Senior Sleep Disorders" from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E Long Look Drive.

Dr. Robert Rosenberg, D.O., F.C.C.P., with Sleep Disorders Center of Prescott Valley, will discuss Increased Incidence of Sleep Disordered Breathing; Increased Incidence of Insomnia; Decreased Deep Sleep; Nocturia in the Elderly; Increased Incidence of Heart Attack and Stroke.

Sponsored by the Senior Connection, this non-commercial, educational presentation is free and open to the public. RSVPs requested to Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or (928) 778-3747.

Mountain View Baptist monthly Gospel concert

Mountain View Baptist church will host a Gospel Music concert with "Cinder Mountain" from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted.

Mountain View Baptist Church is located at 395 Pony Place, Dewey. Take Highway 69 to Kachina, turn west to Pony Place then to the church. For more information visit www.mtviewbaptist.com.

Group seeks quilters and others to make blankets for kids

Project Linus is a volunteer non-profit organization whose mission is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer blanketeers. We are looking for quilters, knitters and crocheters to make new handmade blankets and afghans to be distributed to children and young adults in our area. Donations of fabric (cotton, flannel & fleece) and yarn are always needed.

Call Adrienne at 928-445-6471 for more information.

Blue Star Mothers of Yavapai County

Is your son/daughter/grandchild/spouse in the Military? Yavapai County Blue Star Mothers monthly meetings are the first Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. at the Quailwood Community Clubhouse, 12725 E. Bradshaw Mountain Road, Dewey.

Yoga for veterans

A Yogi's Center will offer Yoga for Veterans at 8500 E. State Route 69, Prescott Valley.

Veterans, Active Duty and Reserve members are welcome to participate in free yoga classes from 6-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday from Oct. 16-March 30.

Reduce stress and tension, relieve (even eliminate) pain, and improve overall health. Yoga excels in releasing the tension at your deepest layers -the muscles wrapped around your spine. Rediscover ease in the body and regain peace of mind. Beginners and all experience levels welcome. Arrive 10-15 minutes prior to class start time.

Proof of service is required. A Yogi's Center is a veteran-owned business.

Phone is 928-514-7722. (LANlines may need to dial 1)

Email bliss@ayogiscenter.com, or visit the website: www.ayogiscenter.com.

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