Clubs: Thursday, January 29, 2009

American Legion Post 14: On Sunday, we will enjoy a potluck dinner at American Legion Post 14, Third and Oak Streets. Bring some goodies and watch the Super Bowl on a large screen in the hall. The game starts around 4:30, so grab a friend and come on down. No charge.

Cactus Critters 4-H Club: The regular Canine Critters group obedience class will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Fairgrounds. Look for the cars near the first barn. Please be on time and call your instructor at 565-9323 if you are unable to attend. Parents and leaders are welcome. The class is for one hour. Be sure your registration form is turned in. This program includes any 4-H member from any club.

For the Luv of Paws: There will be a Super Weekend Sidewalk Sale at Paws-itively Charming Thrift Shoppe, 204 North Fourth St., today, Friday and Saturday. This is the January clearance of good quality men's, women's and kids' clothes at yard sale prices. Books, electronics, shoes, décor, baby items and more included. On Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. only, "Fill a Bag for a Buck." Proceeds benefit the rescued animals at "For the Luv of Paws,' a non-profit, no-kill domestic animal rescue and sanctuary. For more information, call Cherie at 897-7304.

Friends of the Golden Valley Library: There will be a book sale from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 14 outside the Golden Valley Library, 3417 N. Verde Road. A bag of books of your choice will cost $1. Friends of the Golden Valley Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the Golden Valley Library. Individual/family memberships are $5 a year, business memberships are $10 a year; and a lifetime membership is $100. Meetings are at 6 p.m. at the library the first Tuesday of the month. Join and help make your community library bigger and better. Applications are available at the library, which is open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Good Sam Club, Mohave Roaming Sams Chapter: In place of our December campout, a Christmas dinner party was held at the Hualapai Mountain Lodge on Dec. 10. Twenty-nine present and past members attended. Following an enjoyable meal, new officers for 2009 were installed. Our January campout was held in Quartzite on Jan. 19, 20 and 21, during the annual rock and gem show. Nine member rigs attended. We dry-camped at one of the areas provided in Quartzite during this show. The campout was hosted by Jim and Joan Burtrum, who furnished hobo stew for the first night's meal. The other members provided items to add to the stew along with other accompanying dishes. The remaining meals were potluck. Campfires were allowed for evening gatherings. The exhibits and vendors, of which there were many, provided daytime entertainment for all members. Any RV enthusiasts interested in joining the group may contact Ellen Kiefer at 757-5504.

Kingman Art Alliance: The Kingman Art Alliance met at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center on Jan. 18 to work on plans for an upcoming project of showing members' art work at the Mohave Museum for the month of February. A report was given by Nancy Remboldt reminding members of the art show and also the reception open to the public on Feb. 7 at the museum with coffee, punch and cookies being served from l to 3 p.m. The reception is the KAA members' way of welcoming Kingman and Mohave County residents to view their art. Guest speaker for the month of January was Laurel Nelson with C.J. Salisbury. Laurel gave a demonstration on doll sculpting. This was very informative to the KAA members, with success being that they could all make roses. The next regular meeting of the KAA is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Heidenreich Center. Visitors and new members are very welcome.

Kingman B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 468: Bingo: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Highest payouts in town. Last game $500 payout guaranteed. Tuesday nights: Pizza in dining room. Friday night dinner: Open to the public with live music. The lodge is at 900 Gates Ave. For more information, call at 753-2547.

Kingman Investment Club: The Kingman Investment Club, a member of the National Association of Investment Clubs, is inviting new members. Call Dave at 757-9213.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on Jan. 24 were: first, Warren Knudson; second, Gladys Hoover; and third, Martin Hoover. For more information, call Pat at 718-1253.

Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club: Beginning Feb. 6, the Kingman Route 66 Rotary will meet at 7 a.m. on Fridays at Kingman Regional Medical Center's Mohave Meeting Room (next to the Cafeteria).

Knights of Columbus: The Knights of Columbus Saint Mary's Council is having a Valentine's Day dinner and dance from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Feb. 14. Dinner will be baked ziti with salad, hors d'oeuvres and dessert, including a chocolate fountain, music by Don West, DJ and Joe Cuccia. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Tickets are $12.50 per person. For tickets or more information, please contact Jerry Carreiro at 757-4193 or 279-6381.

Korean War Veterans Association of Mohave County: We will be hosting a fundraising dinner at the VFW Post 10386, 3036 John L Ave., on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. We will be serving a New England boiled dinner with ham and all the trimmings. The cost for the dinner is a $7 donation. This event is open to the public. Come join us. The next meeting of the KWVA will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at VFW Post 10386. For more information, call Bill at 757-7728.

Wednesday Party Bridge: The winners on Jan. 21 were: first place, Rita Selk; second place, Leo Mortenson; and third place, Sandy Miles.

Laureate Beta Epsilon: Laureate Beta Epsilon, a chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, met at the home of Roxie Daniel for their first meeting of 2009. Chapter business was addressed and dispensed with, and following the business, the chapter explored the founding of the New Year's resolution. After the informative discussion, all members wrote down three resolutions and sealed them in an envelope to be opened at the final meeting for 2008-2009. The second meeting of January was held at the home of Camille Patula. Discussion for this meeting was from Roxie Daniel and Camille Patula regarding the upcoming Founder's Day dinner to be held on April 30. They gave a report after attending a planning meeting at the home of Pat Mullen of Xi Beta Phi. Members of Laureate Beta Epsilon discussed and accepted the challenge of helping make this an exceptional dinner along with all the sisters in Kingman. Laureate Beta Epsilon spent a moment with thoughts and prayers for our sister, Pat Luelling.

Mohave County Medical Reserve Corps: MRC volunteers are needed. The monthly meeting of the Mohave County MRC Kingman Team is at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Mohave County Administration Building, Saguaro Room B, 700 W. Beale St. February training will be: a disaster preparedness and response course on meeting the needs of persons with disabilities: Ready, Willing and Able (part 2). MRC volunteers include medical and non-medical personnel. Following a large-scale emergency, immediate accessibility to pre-identified volunteers expedites the delivery of care and support to victims and survivors, and ensures a coordinated response to a crisis. "Make a Difference, Be the Response." Call Paul Pitts at 718-4964.

VFW Post 10386: The James L Standfield VFW Post 10386 will be the host hall on Saturday for the Korean War Veterans dinner. They will serve a New England style ham dinner with all the trimmings at 5 p.m. Sunday: Work Party at 9 a.m.; Pizza by Earl for Super Bowl Kickoff at 4 p.m. Monday: Darts League 6 p.m. Tuesday: Planning meeting at 5 p.m.; House Committee meeting at 6; BCA Pool at 7. Wednesday: Game Night at 6 p.m. Thursday: Tacos and More, served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Note the time change). Friday: Charity Pool League. For more information, call 757-9191 after noon. The post is located at 3036 John L. Ave.