News Briefs: Monday, April 27, 2009

Paws pleads for pet food

KINGMAN - Due to a dramatic increase in the number of abandoned or surrendered cats and dogs, For the Luv of Paws is experiencing a critical shortage of dry cat and dog food.

Donation drop off points are Martin Swanty Autos, 2640 E. Andy Devine Ave.; Cliff Findlay Auto Center, 3730 Stockton Hill Road; Stockton Hill Feed, 4250 Stockton Hill Road; Manzanita Animal Hospital, 2323 E. Detroit; Petco, 3320 Stockton Hill Road; Feathered Friends, 2845 Airway Ave.; The Shirt Shop, 405 E. Andy Devine Ave.; Paws-Itively Charming Thrift Shop, 204 N. 4th St; and Basha's, 3360 E. Andy Devine.

Contact Cherie DaLynn at (928) 897-7304 for more information.

Palm tree workshop set

KINGMAN - The University of Arizona Mohave County Cooperative Extension and Bullhead City Area Master Gardeners host a Palm Tree Care & Maintenance Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 7 in the Laughlin Library, 2840 Needles Highway.

The workshop will cover planting, care, fertilizing, maintenance, and pruning. The is cost is $10 and must be paid in advance.

Call (928) 753-3788 for more information.

KAAP golf event May 9

KINGMAN - The 3rd Annual KAAP Golf Tournament tees off with an 8 a.m. shotgun start May 9 at Valle Vista Golf Course.

Entry fee is $65 per player for the four-player scramble and includes green fees, carts and the luncheon following play. Mulligans, skins, closest to the pin, raffles and a 50-50 are part of the on- and off-course events.

Entry deadline is 5 p.m. May 8. Call (928) 757-8744 ext. 25 for more information.

All proceeds benefit Kingman Aid to Abused People.