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Organizations: May 29, 2014

American Legion Post 14: Thank you to everyone who attended our Memorial Day observation at the cemetery. While the ceremony itself is short, we feel it's important to pay tribute and honor all the veterans who have gone before us, and we appreciate all who joined us in that effort. Our next event is a "grand opening" breakfast on June 14 from 8-10 a.m. We've taken our newly renovated kitchen (a three-year project!) for a couple of test drives, and now we're ready to celebrate in style with a buffet of yumminess, including an omelet station and desserts. American Legion family members and their guests can come and enjoy for a requested donation of $11 per person. We want to make sure we don't run out of yumminess, so please call the post at 753-3555 to tell us if you'll be there. Post 14 is in old town Kingman, on the corner of Third and Oak Sts.

American Legion Post 22: Women's Auxiliary Unit 22 is having a Swap Meet and Craft Fair on June 6-7, Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Vendors wanted, spaces are only $10 for two days (inside or outside). Call Nancy at 565-3566, or at the post at 565-4545 for more information. American Legion Post 22 is located at 3435 N. Verde Road in Golden Valley.

Belles of St. Mary's: Once upon a time, there was a Belle with a fabulous smile and dancing eyes. This Belle raised a large family, worked the school system, ran a post office, volunteered tirelessly for her Catholic church and the St. Vincent Society - and she loved dancing. Thursday last, our little Fireside Chapel was packed to the rafters with those who loved and treasured her. It was time to say goodbye to Eva Neal. As so many times before, the Belles efficiently served all those who stepped up to say goodbye. These Belles are the backbone of our church and they shone as always - bless you, each one. Eva Neal, we thank God for you; rest in peace. June 1 is set aside to celebrate Ascension Sunday - our Lord Jesus ascends on a cloud and takes His rightful place on the right hand of God the Father. But first He promised to send us the Paraclete, the Comforter. Let us celebrate these truths. More dates to notate - June 7 and 8 is Fr. Mateo's 40th anniversary of his ordination, party time! Aug. 2 is the annual church picnic. Save the date! Big doings this weekend at St. Vincent de Paul - Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. is a humongous storewide half price extravaganza! All sales to benefit the Wicker family - this is our chance to say thank you for all this family does for our entire parish. Remember, it is a "Bring and Buy" sale, first time in Kingman imported from "across the pond." If you have any questions, please call 753-4399. See everybody there!

Brunch Bunch Motorcycle Riders: Every Sunday we have an impromptu ride; we leave out of Kingman at 8:30 a.m. All rides leave from the I-40 Exit 48 Chevron, 777 W. Beale St. at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to ride with us. No membership needed, just come ride (928) 530-2555.

Democratic District One: The Democratic District One meeting is to be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 9 at the Kingman Library, 3269 North Burbank Street. Social hour is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. We are proud to announce the election of Marty Luna Wolfe as the new chairperson Of the District 1 Democrats.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: The winners on May 23 were: first place, Jim Blaschak and Lorraine Leenhouts; second place, Donna Blaschak and Bryan Carlson; and third place, Jerry Lipson and Doug Heard.

Kingman Aglow: Kingman Aglow will meet from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at the Holiday Inn Express, 3031 Andy Devine Ave. Perhaps there will be a divine appointment for you. Jake Micah Rundell will share his testimony of how God saved his life from a drug overdose. His friends, Jason Allen and Ike Chinyere will hopefully share their amazing testimonies also! Bring your youth and any struggling with like issues. Find out how Jesus does in a moment what may take a lifetime without Him. There will be light refreshments. The cost is $6. For more information and RSVP, please call (928) 380-4471. We also are doing a Bible study called "Becoming a Prayer Warrior" by Elizabeth Alves. It is Mondays from 3:30-6 p.m. at 3730 N. Harvard St.

Kingman Masonic Lodge No. 22: Our regular monthly meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 9 at the lodge. We have a family dinner before the meeting at 6:30. The lodge is located at 212 N. Fourth St. For more information, call 681-6819 or 753-6048.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on May 24 were: first, John Goryl; second, Flo Ragsdale; and third, Connie Rapp. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Mohave Roaming Sams Chapter: We have great plans for our camping year in 2014, and anticipate some really enjoyable outings in beautiful Arizona. If you enjoy RV'ing and being part of a congenial group, get in touch with us. We welcome visitors anytime to our activities. The Mohave Roaming Sams Chapter is a part of the International Good Sam Club, and is dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the RV lifestyle. If you are interested in finding out more about our chapter and our activities, contact Jim Burtrum at 757-8072.

Whistle Stop Railroad Club: Club members invite you to include a visit to the Kingman Railroad Museum in your summer recreation plans. The Whistle Stop Railroad Club's members are train enthusiasts with the purpose of preserving railroad history through the operation of the Kingman Railroad Museum. The museum provides the public with the opportunity for discovery, education and recreation using scale model railroad equipment and providing railroad artifacts, memorabilia and historic displays. The museum's model railroads include N-gauge, HO-gauge, and Lionel (O-gauge) layouts, all of which can be seen in operation. Anyone with an interest in railroad history, memorabilia, or model railroading is invited to join us. The club is actively recruiting new members and volunteers to help in the museum. We meet at the museum at 9 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month and our next meeting will be on June 7. The museum is located in the restored Santa Fe Depot, 402 Andy Devine Ave. For more information, call the museum at 718-1440, visit our website www.whistlestoprailroadclub.org or see us on Facebook.


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