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The Prescott Valley Police and Central Yavapai Fire Honor Guards honored those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 during last year's ceremony.
Trib File photo/Heidi Dahms Foster
The Prescott Valley Police and Central Yavapai Fire Honor Guards honored those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 during last year's ceremony.
Trib File photo/Heidi Dahms Foster

Presentation on PV Healing Field is Thursday

Prescott Valley Town Council member Mary Mallory invites the public to the council meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in council chambers at the Prescott Valley Public Library, for the presentation of Prescott Valley's Healing Field of Northern Arizona.

The event honoring those who have died for our country, in its second year, will take place from Sept. 6-14, and needs funds for about 1,100 more American Flags to meet the goal of 3,000 flags planted at the Prescott Valley Civic Center. People also can watch the meeting on TV.

For more information, call 928-899-3921, or visit the website: www.healingfield.org/prescottvalley, or the Prescott Valley Healing Field Facebook page.

Eggstravaganza! at Heritage Park Zoo

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is hosting its annual Eggstravaganza! with gates opening at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 31.

Egg hunts will start at 11 a.m. with the 0-4 year old age group, followed by the 5-7 egg hunt at 12 p.m. and the 8-12 egg hunt at 1 p.m. Animals will receive their own special Easter Egg hunt and there will be prizes for the animal "eggsperts" who complete the animal scavenger hunt.

Hotdogs, chips, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Event is free with paid admission, $8/adult, $7/senior, $5/children 3-12, under 3 and HPZS members are free.

For more information call 778-4242 ext. 16 or www.heritageparkzoo.org.

Chamber sets theme for Prescott Valley Days parade

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce and Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club have chosen "A Salute of America's Heroes" as the theme for the Prescott Valley Days Parade set for June 15.

"America's heroes and Prescott Valley heroes could include not only current or past members of the military, but doctors, nurses, teachers, firefighters, police and service animals as well," said John Agan, parade chairman and president of the Lions club.

The parade will take place at 9 a.m., June 15, using a route along Florentine Road between Yavapai Road and Main Street. Prescott Valley Days celebrates the incorporation of Prescott Valley in 1978 and includes a concert and carnival.

Applications for the parade are available at the chamber office and visitor center at 7120 E. Pav Way.

For more information, call Agan at 759-9255 or Beverly at the chamber at 772-8857.

Republican Women scholarship deadline is April 1

The Republican Women of Prescott will be awarding one $2,500 scholarship and one $1,500 scholarship to 2013 graduating seniors attending school in the quad-city area, Bagdad, Mayer or Seligman.

Applications are available through local high schools or online at www.RWOP.info. A completed application, including an essay and two letters of recommendation, must be submitted by April 1, 2013.

Every Thursday a book sale at D-H Library

The Dewey-Humboldt Library continues its every Thursday evening book sale from 3-7 p.m. Gift quality hardbacks are only $1, paperbacks are 25 cents. The library is located at 2735 Corral Street and the book sale is in the lower level. New books are added weekly.

CYFD seeks board of appeals members

The Central Yavapai Fire District has two openings on its Fire Board of Appeals.

The Fire Board of Appeals is a five-member board made up of community members who volunteer their time to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Fire Code official relative to the application and interpretation of the fire code. Board members serve for a two-year period.

Applicants do not necessarily need a fire background. Members may be design professionals, general contractors, fire protection engineers, retired firefighters, and general industry or business representatives. We are looking for open minded individuals who have a willingness to serve the fire district. Applicants are required to live within the Central Yavapai Fire District boundaries.

Applications may be obtained at 8555 E. Yavapai Road, Prescott Valley, Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. or on our website at www.centralyavapaifire.org. The application period will be open from April 1 through April 15. Prospective members shall apply to the Fire Marshal and are subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the Central Yavapai Fire District Fire Board.

For more information, call the Fire Prevention Division at 759-9933.

Softball tourney offers games; free youth clinics

The first annual Spring Thaw Softball Tournament takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, at Pioneer Park Softball Complex, 1200 Commerce Drive in Prescott. The ASA Sanctioned, slow pitch, open tournament features up to 20 statewide teams. Registration fees are $250 per team with three games guaranteed and women are welcome. Championship and consolation games played Sunday and winning teams receive prizes and Spring Thaw T-shirts. The public is invited, barbecue and beverages available, free admittance. The Montezuma Federals Baseball Team players will offer free youth clinics on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Kuebler Field, for ages 6 to 17 years. Prizes include team tickets, caps and t-shirts awarded by the Team's road runner mascot. To register a Tournament team or for the Youth Clinics, call 776-8686. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona.

For more information, call Kathleen Gillis at Boys & Girls Clubs, 776-8686, or Desmond Gebler, Tournament Director, PV Boys & Girls Clubs, 759-3205.

Workshop offers help for caregivers

The Senior Connection invites seniors and family caregivers to attend our free educational presentation, "Avoid Hitting the Wall - Recognizing Caregiver Limitations" on Thursday, April 4, from noon to 1 p.m. Julie Keeney with Hospice of the Pines will discuss the emotional and physical impact of caregiving; how to find a balance that meets your needs yet ensures quality care for your loved one; safety tips for you and those in your care. Location is Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane in Prescott. This non-commercial presentation is free and open to the public. RSVPs appreciated. Info: Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 778-3747 or visit www.SeniorConnection.us/speakersbureau.html.

Driver Safety class is April 23

AARP Driver Safety Program has a class on April 23. The class is a refresher course developed to help drivers 50 years and older to improve their skills and prevent crashes. Drivers of any age are welcome to attend. It covers age-related physical changes, rules of the road and local driving problems. Many insurance companies offer discount for completion of this class.

There is a $14 fee ($2 discount for AARP members). Class size is limited. For information or to register, call Ken at 771-8350.

Sign up now for Whiskey Row Marathon

Sign-up for the Prescott YMCA 35th annual Prescott YMCA Whiskey Row Marathon to take place Saturday, May 4. Choose from a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K or 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Come for the race and stay for the party. "Cinco De Gumbo" after party with live music, games, food, etc., is from noon to 10 p.m. If you are not a runner, come out and cheer or volunteer to help. To register or volunteer call Laura at 445-7221, or log onto www.whiskeyrowmarathon.com, or visit the YMCA at 750 Whipple St., Prescott.

Soroptimists plan fundraiser in PV

Soroptimist International of Central Yavapai Sunrise annual Auction and Bunco Fundraiser is at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Stoneridge Golf Club off Highway 69 in Prescott Valley. There will be live and silent auctions and free bunco. Tickets are $25 and include two drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

Call 445-8559 for ticket information.

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