News briefs: Monday, July 20, 2009

First pets in get discount on chips

KINGMAN - Stockton Hill Animal Hospital, 4335 Stockton Hill Road, will implant and register identification chips for $35 for the first 40 pets brought in between 6 and 7 p.m. July 29.

Avid Microchips usually retail for $50 along with a $19.50 registration fee.

Call (928) 757-7979 for more information.

Gymkhana set for Saturday

KINGMAN - A gymkhana fundraiser for Aniya Rayne Mabry, who is ill and has a number of unpaid medical bills, is Saturday at Glen Canyon Ranch, 6353 N. Glen Canyon Road. A horse will be raffled.

Call (928) 727-9371 or send an e-mail to specialk4499@tir.com for more information.

Discussion today for grandfamilies

KINGMAN - Kinship Kare of Northern Arizona discussion groups provide opportunities for grandfamily caregivers who are raising children of family members to discuss caregiving concerns in a confidential environment: exchange ideas and solutions, discuss legal issues, address loss and attachment issues, identify steps for success in school and learn about available resources.

Beginning today from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and meeting every third Monday of every month, this educational program will meet at Golden Valley Baptist Church, 100 S. Higley Road, Golden Valley.

For more information, contact Neitha Buhler at (928) 565-5144 or call (928) 774-1868, ext. 15.