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YES the Arc recognizes Verde Valley Newspapers at annual Christmas dinner

Since 1974, YES the Arc has met the needs of the Verde Valley’s developmentally disabled. Saturday, the longtime organization held its 43rd Annual Holiday Dinner Dance at the Clarkdale Memorial Club House.

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce November JTED students of the month

On Dec. 5, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognized the November Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Realtors Association names new leadership, honors region’s top professionals

The Sedona Verde Valley Association of REALTORS® held its annual Installation and Awards event on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse with a 1920s theme.

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40 student nurses mark end of Yavapai College studies; earn pins, degrees

Fall semester came to a memorable close for 40 Yavapai College student nurses who earned the chance to either continue their educations or, following a national licensing exam, to join the ranks of nurses caring for the sick and wounded across the globe.

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Mingus graduate Sgt. O’Conner meets president

Sergeant Brian O’Connor, a 2012 graduate of Mingus Union High School, has served in the Air Force for more than five years.

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Yavapai College student-crafted wine triumphs at invitation-only Jefferson Cup

Top honors continue to roll in for the products of Yavapai College students studying the art and science of winemaking at the Southwest Wine Center in Clarkdale.

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Hospice volunteer retires after 33 years of service

Northern Arizona Hospice held a retirement party Monday at Red Rooster for Rosemary Schmid, who has volunteered at the agency for 33 years.

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Volunteers of the Month

The Camp Verde Senior Center along with President Dennis Hach presented the Volunteer of the Month award to Mary Ann Lambert (left), and Ava Dering (right).

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V’ACTE, Jones Ford announce October JTED students of the month

Tuesday, the Jones Ford and the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education governing board recognize the October Jones Ford Verde Valley and V’ACTE CTE Students of the Month.

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Cottonwood Village honors veterans

The Cottonwood Village honored the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village, in a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.

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Veterans gather at Verde Valley Flyers Veterans Day event

Veterans with the Verde Valley Flyers, who were at a Veterans Day event at the Cottonwood Airport Saturday morning, line up for a photo in front of Terry Andrew’s 1944 attack trainer airplane.

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Veterans Salute at Cottonwood Village

Some of the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village assisted living facility in Cottonwood, pose for an annual photo for the Verde Independent.

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100th birthday party

“Lovey” Louise Warner was surprised by a 100th birthday party at the Mingus Union High School bookstore early Thursday morning where she has been a volunteer for 14 years.

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Bishop of Arizona to preside at instillation of new minister

The Right Reverend Kirk Stevan Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, will preside over the installation of The Rev. Monica Whitaker as Rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Sedona on Nov. 5 in the Sanctuary at 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive in West Sedona.

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Camp Verde High School student of the month

Camp Verde High School has announced that senior Ani Steinhardt the school’s November Kiwanis Student of the Month. Steinhardt has a 4.028 GPA and is ranked second in her class.

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Friends of Clark Memorial Library receives boost from Clarkdale-Jerome Lion’s Club

At the Clark Memorial Library reopening ceremony on Oct. 19, Clarkdale-Jerome Lions Club President David Andrews presented the Friends of Clark Memorial Library with a check for $3,500.

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Military: PVT Lucas Svoboda

PVT Lucas Svoboda will complete the first three phases of military police training at the 787th Military Police Battalion -- Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in August.

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Clarkdale’s Mary Ellen Dunn receives Certified Municipal Clerk designation

Clarkdale Deputy Town Clerk Mary Ellen Dunn has received her Certified Municipal Clerk designation. To earn the CMC designation, a Municipal Clerk must attend extensive education programs and requires pertinent experience in a municipality.

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Verde Valley Leadership scholarship honors

During Friday’s Verde Valley Leadership Class XI graduation ceremonies at the Verde Valley Senior Center, two local young women were honored with the “Patty May Open Your Heart to Youth Scholarships”

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Volunteer of the Month

The Camp Verde Senior Center is happy to name Shirley O’Conner as the Volunteer of the Month for the month of July.

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Two Old Towne Gals

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the Red Hat Ladies, “Old Towne Gals of Cottonwood” got together at the Grasshopper Grill in Cornville to celebrate the birthdays of Shirley Wright and Joanne Hale. 

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Scholarship Winners

Tyler Lewis receives scholarship award from Ron Black, chair of Mountain View United Methodist Church’s Scholarship Fund Committee.

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Spencer Young promoted to engineer with Verde Valley Fire District

COTTONWOOD -- Verde Valley Fire District has announced the promotion of Spencer Young from Firefighter to Engineer.

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Ivan Anderson earns Game Changer Award

Verde Valley Fire District firefighter Ivan Anderson was presented with the Game Changer Award by the Verde Valley Matforce Steering Committee.

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Scouting fun and special honors

Webelos Scout Conor Steidl was awarded with a National award for lifesaving and meritorious action. These are given on a national level only for outstanding and unusual acts that demonstrate heroism, skill, or bravery and reflect Scouting ideals.

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