"Blankets 4 Kids" will be in front of the Kohl's Department Store in Prescott Valley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 5, collecting blankets, hats, scarves and stuffed animals for the needy kids in the quad-city area.
Yarn is also needed for the ladies to make hats for the kids. For information, call 541-0483.
The Central Yavapai Fire District Board of Directors is seeking a community minded individual to fill a current vacancy on their five-member board. This term expires Nov. 30, 2016. This is a voluntary position.
Board members must be registered voters and reside within the Central Yavapai Fire District boundaries. Regular board meetings are monthly on the third Tuesday at 2 p.m. Applications are available at www.centralyavapaifire.org or at Central Yavapai Fire District, 8555 E. Yavapai Road, Prescott Valley.
Completed original application must be received by 5 p.m. on July 11, 2014. Deliver to Central Yavapai Fire District, 8555 E. Yavapai Road, Prescott Valley, Arizona, 86314. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.
For additional information call: 772-7711.
Memory loss topic of free seminar
The Senior Connection invites seniors and family caregivers to attend our upcoming free, educational presentation, "Communicating With People With Memory Loss" on Thursday, July 10 from noon to 1 p.m. at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley.
Caring for someone with memory loss can be challenging. Judy Talley, Senior Community Liaison with Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, will provide useful tips for helping someone with memory loss perform activities of daily living and cooperate in their care. She will cover: Dementia - its effect beyond memory loss; What do I say? What do we talk about? How can I help?; Simple ways to avoid refusals, disagreements and frustration.
This non-commercial, educational presentation is free and open to the public. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie Stewart at Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 778-3747. For a complete schedule of upcoming presentations, visit www.SeniorConnection.us/speakersbureau.html.
Nelson to speak about diet, exercise
Join Alta Vista Senior Living Community and Dr. Andy Nelson from Healthsource from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, July 11, to learn how diet, exercise and meditative coping strategies can minimize your body's response to stress and help you cope with the challenges of life. We can't avoid stress. Learn how to manage it for a healthier, happier life. Space is limited so call to reserve your spot at 772-6000. Alta Vista Senior Living Community located at 916 Canterbury Lane in Prescott, off Whipple, across from Sonic Drive-in.
Legal clinic focuses on benefits, law
Arizona Community Legal Services will host a free legal clinic at the Prescott Valley Public Library, second floor PC Lab, from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. People have an opportunity to ask the attorneys specific legal questions on different topics, as long as the individual qualifies and there is no conflict of interest. The topic on July 16 will be health benefits and employment law.
fill July calendar
Teens are welcome at special summer events taking place at the Prescott Valley Public Library. The summer reading program also offers prizes.
1 p.m. this afternoon, teens can participate in a Make A Kaleidoscope project.
2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, teens will meet in the parking lot between the Civic Center and Police Department for a forensic Crime Scene Investigation event.