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What's Happening: July 26, 2017

It’s tee time!  Planning for the 15th Annual Cottonwood Cooler Golf Challenge is well underway.  Committee members are inviting area businesses to join as major sponsors. Sponsorships available: Gold $750-includes one foursome with company name on a Tee or Green, exposure on all marketing promotions, opportunity to hang advertising banner and place a table to promote your business at the event and two flyer inserts in the Chamber Newsletter. Silver $400-includes one twosome with company name on a Tee or Green, exposure on all marketing promotions, opportunity to place a table to promote your business at the event and one flyer insert in the Chamber Newsletter.

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Flight training returns to Verde Valley

‘The CTLS is an amazing aircraft to fly’

COTTONWOOD – Pam Spoo went over the checklist with certified flight instructor Ed Kalabus Friday morning before they took off in a Light Sport Aircraft recently acquired by Kestrel Aviation Services (KAS).

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What's Happening: July 19, 2017

The flags retired from the park on Memorial Day weekend were offered through mail-in bids. The winning bidders were Tom Hurkett from Minerals Research, Inc. for the United States Flag, Jody White from Northern Arizona Construction Services for the U.S. Navy flag, Milton Cruver for the U.S. Marine Corps flag, Joni Cruver for the U.S. Coast Guard flag, and Terrie Frankel for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army flags. They were presented with Certificates of Authenticity, attesting that the flags flew over the Park from Veterans Day 11/11/2015 to Memorial Day 5/27/2017.

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What's Happening: July 12, 2017

Blood Drive at Rainbow Acres There is a short supply of life-saving blood. Please give blood and help save lives! Please donate from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 in the Palmer Community Center at Rainbow Acres. The public is welcome and encouraged to participate. After you donate, you can relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of our ranch. Sample our fresh-baked cookies, coffee and juice. To save time and make it easy on yourself, reserve your appointment by contacting United Blood Services at www.bloodhero.com and entering “Rainbow Acres” as the sponsor code. You may also just drop in and fill out the necessary forms when you get there. Rainbow Acres is a 50-acre ranch-style community that provides loving homes and lives of purpose for adults with developmental disabilities. You will find it just two miles from I-17, off Middle Verde Road at 2120 W. Reservation Loop Road in Camp Verde. Give the gift of life at Rainbow Acres on July 15th. Call 928-567-5231 for additional information. Visit: www.RainbowAcres.com

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What's Happening: July 9, 2017

Skip on over to the Cottonwood Elementary School gymnasium for the Cottonwood Contra Dance on Saturday, July 15th.  The gymnasium is in the back of the school complex at 301 N. Willard St.  Michael Barraclough will teach and call the dances to the tunes of Just Desserts, Flagstaff’s open house band.  Don’t miss the lesson at 6:30 and then dance until 10pm.  Wear comfortable clothes; no partner is necessary. If you can walk, you can contra.  Bring a snack to share if possible. Donation is $10 per dancer, $7 for students. For more information call 928-634-0486 or email sandy@ringsforever.com.

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What's Happening: July 7, 2017

Verde Thumbs Gardeners to meet July 11 Join us on July 11 to learn about the many insects that are staging sneak attacks on your veggies and entire garden. How do we keep these insects under control and maintain an organic garden? We’ll learn about predators—both good and bad. What does the weather have to do with the appearance of different insects throughout the summer? There will be lots of summer gardening questions and answers for both new and experienced gardeners. Join us at 6 pm at Pine Shadows Clubhouse, 2050 W. State Route 89A, Cottonwood.  Questions? Call Janice Montgomery 634-7172.

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What's Happening: July 5, 2017

Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition invites you to learn how you can become a volunteer and make a difference in the lives of older adults in need.

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What's Happening: June 25, 2017

Camp Verde celebrates 26 years of Cornfest

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Cornville Post Office dedication set for June 24

The dedication of the old Cornville Post Office & Store will take place at Windmill Gardens, located 9550 E. Cornville Rd., on Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m.

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What's Happening: June 18, 2017

At 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, come listen to popular entertainer Eric Williams at the Rainbow Acres Palmer Community Center, at 2120 W. Reservation Loop Road in Camp Verde. Williams, who has played in the Verde Valley for more than 20 years, is a popular entertainer who many consider a delight in that he carries his one man show with a variety of instruments while singing and entertaining. He plays the piano, guitar, saxophone, harmonica and other instruments. Just a smorgasbord of audio delights. A local favorite, this accomplished musician, composer and recording artist has an extensive repertoire in jazz, blues, rock and popular songs of the 1920s through todays more modern hits. Come join us at Rainbow Acres and enjoy a special performance on our beautiful ranch. The Palmer Community Center is air conditioned, has a performance stage and we guarantee a great time. Call 928-567-5231 for additional information or visit: www.RainbowAcres.com