Bradshaw Mountain High School students in the Certified Nursing Assistant program through JTED pose at last year's fair.
Trib File Photo/Sue Tone
School activities, demos, performances tomorrow at Tim's
The Fourth Annual Western Yavapai County Education Fair takes place from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. The free event features hands-on and interactive activities, including science experiments, welding and robotics demonstrations, live performances and much more from district school students.
Credit Union West has generously provided ten $100 classroom grants to award to participating teachers at a drawing. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information, call Katie Granger at 928-442-5139 or visit www.ycesa.com.
Free soil building workshop Saturday
Master Gardener Herdis Maclellan will demonstrate how to amend soil and will speak on the pH effect on plant growth. Maclellan is from Denmark and Scotland, both countries having loamy soil. In 1981 she moved to Arizona, which has highly alkaline soil. She learned how to take the alkaline clay soil of Yavapai County and turn it into the loamy soil that is best for gardening.
The workshop takes place from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Prescott Valley Community Garden behind Albertson's on the southwest corner of Florentine and Lake Valley roads. Please bring a chair. Call Bonnie at 772-3308 for more information.
Learn about back pain April 10
Take Your Back to School is a free seminar taking place from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at YRMC Del E. Webb Outpatient Center, 3262 N. Windsong, in Prescott Valley.
A licensed YRMC Physical Therapist will cover the causes, cure and prevention of back pain via YRMC's Back Pain Certification Course. RSVP by calling 771-5131.
How to de-clutter talk on April 11
De-cluttering One's Home is a free presentation taking place from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at Prescott Valley Christian Church, 7655 E. Long Look Drive.
Barbara Kult, Senior Move Manager and owner of In Your Space Consulting, LLC., is the guest speaker. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or (928) 778-3747.
Free diabetes seminar April 11
Diabetes: sugar handling in a sugar-free society is the topic of a free seminar that takes place from 1130 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, at the Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser Street, Prescott.
Dr Andy Nelson, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab, will provide information about natural health strategies to restore balance and vitality for optimal quality of life. RSVP to 778-3000.
CYFD Board of Appeals has two openings
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 related to the application and interpretation of the fire code. Board members serve for a two-year period.
Applicants do not 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. to 5 p.m. or online at www.centralyavapaifire.org. The application period is open through April 15.
For more information call the Fire Prevention Division at 928-759-9933.
Help shape 2015 plan on aging
Two meetings for community input take place from 1-3 p.m. on April 18 at the Area Agency on Aging NACOG office, 43 S. San Francisco Street, Flagstaff; and from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on May 10 at Prescott City Hall, 201 S. Cortez.
Topics include caregiving, transportation, health and nutrition services, legal issues, employment, Medicare fraud, advocacy in long-term care, attendant care and homemaker.
Comments will be used to help shape strategies and directions for the next Arizona State Plan on Aging for 2015-2018 and will help strengthen aging services.
The focus group meetings are open to the public, and one may also complete the Community Survey for adults age 60 and older at www.surveymonkey.com/s/agingstateplan. For more information, call 602-542-6450.
Sign up now for CASA Street Faire
The Central Arizona Seniors Association will host the annual Prescott Valley Main Street Faire at the Entertainment District on June 1-2.
If your nonprofit would like to participate in this arts and crafts faire as a vendor, visit www.casapv.net or contact Mary Wise at 772-3337.
Free classes on using essential oils
It's spring, you don't have to feel miserable. Allergy relief class: Monday, April 8, 12:30 p.m.
Take care of those emergencies that come with babies and children: Thursday, April 11, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, April 16, 12:30 p.m.
Helpful tips for all your teen's issues: acne, stress, moodiness...oils can help. Thursday, April 18, 7:15 p.m.
100 percent pure CPTG essential oils can be used in food. Get the therapeutic benefit as well as great taste. Monday, April 22, 10 a.m.
Learn the what, why, and how of essential oils:Thursday, April 25, 12:30 p.m.
These free classes take place at 1055 Ruth St., Suite 8, Prescott. For more information, contact Kara at email@example.com, or call 928-273-2293.
Soroptimists auction and fundraiser April 20 at StoneRidge
Soroptimist International of Central Yavapai Sunrise will hold their Annual Auction and Bunco Fundraiser on Saturday, April 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Stoneridge Golf Club off Highway 69 in Prescott Valley.
Tickets are $25 and include two drinks, hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions. Call 445-8559 to purchase tickets.
Each year, Soroptimist honors women in the local community whose efforts have made a significant difference in their own lives or the lives of other women. For more information, visit www.sicentralyavapaisunrise.com.
Help make Prescott Valley beautiful on April 27
The Prescott Valley Public Library invites community members to volunteer to beautify the entrance to the Elks Lodge during its Go Green event starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Kohl's Department Store is sponsoring the beautification project along with the Prescott Valley Growers. Join Mayor Harvey Skoog, the "A" Team from Kohl's, the Teen Library members, and volunteers for a great way to start your day.
Youth 12-18 years may call Teen Librarian Carol Sibray at 759-3042 if they are interested in helping with this special event.
Paws for Parkinson's Walk and Expo April 27
Lifestyle and Wellness Expo will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in Prescott Valley.
The event will include the Expo, dog walk, prizes, entertainment, food and beverages, activities and awards. It benefits the Prescott quad-city area and the Verde Valley through the American Parkinson Disease Association of Arizona.
For more information, call 623-832-8791 or visit www.apdaarizona.org
Bradshaw Mountain High seeks Ring of Honor nominations
Bradshaw Mountain High School seeks nominations for the eighth class to be inducted into the annual Ring of Honor for 2013.
The induction ceremony will take place during half-time of one of the varsity football games scheduled for next fall.
This is an opportunity for former outstanding athletes to be recognized for their athletic and academic achievements earned while attending BMHS and into their post graduate life.
The former student-athletes can be nominated by community members or former coaches and will be voted on by the Ring of Honor committee comprised of Bradshaw Mountain High School teachers, coaches, and administration.
Visit the website, http://hs.humboldtunified.com and click on the "athletics" tab for more information and the nomination form. Submit nomination forms to the BMHS Athletic Office via email, regular mail, or drop it off. The deadline for nominations is April 30.