Clubs: Thursday June 25, 2009

American Legion Post 22: The Women's Auxiliary of American Legion Post 22 at 3435 N. Verde Road in Golden Valley will be serving a pit barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. on July 4. The menu will feature pork and beef cooked to perfection, served with beans, corn on the cob and salads. There will be live music with Easy County. The price is an $8 donation a person. With the purchase of your dinner, you get one free raffle ticket. For more information, call (928) 565-4545.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: The winners on June 19 were: tied for first place, Bert Leenhouts and Jim Blaschak, and Lois Viola and Wolfgang Vorbau; third place, Lorraine Frazza and Karla Kay; and fourth place, Kay Klaus and Jerry Lipson.

Friends of the Chloride Library: The Friends will be hosting a used book sale starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday during Old Miners Day. All are welcome to the historical mining town of Chloride.

Kingman Mothers of Preschoolers: MOPS (www.mops.org) stands for Mothers of Preschoolers. During the summer, MOPS will have play dates in the park. The next play date will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Metcalf Park, 315 West Beale at Grandview.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on June 20 were: first, Bud Kelso; second, Martin Hoover and Flo Ragsdale; and third, Joann Brown. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Kingman Rebekah's Lodge No. 12: Two new members were welcomed into the Kingman Rebekah Lodge on June 15. Ada Shipman and Diana Scott both received the Rebekah Degree, under the direction of Noble Grand Vergie Littau. There were 15 members present for the meeting. Vice Grand Leta Davis reminded everyone that the work and craft nights will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The lodge will have a booth in the Cancer Fair in November, and work is underway on several projects for that event. Leta also said there will be a rummage and bake sale at the end of July. The exact date for this will be announced later. Members were asked to participate in the revitalization projects under the direction of LuAnn Black. These projects include clean-up and painting of the building, planting flowers and a fence to separate property boundaries. LuAnn is also looking into T-shirts to advertise the lodge. Dorothy Bright reported on the Post Noble Grand's dinner June 13, noting that the club made $171. Dorothy also signed the lodge up to do a fundraiser at the local IHOP restaurant. Members, friends, family, anyone, can come in and enjoy a meal between 5 and 8 p.m. on June 30. Simply sign the bottom of your receipt with your name and the name of Kingman Rebekah Lodge No. 12, and the lodge will receive a 25 percent donation. No other flyer or card is needed to get the donation. The lodge will receive 25 percent of the subtotals for each signed receipt. Mary Smith announced that the Sara Alta Club is also having a raffle as a money-making project. The money from this raffle will be put toward kitchen improvements, including additional sinks. Raffle items include original paintings, porcelain dolls, needlework and an iron plant stand. Tickets can be purchased for $1 each or 6 for $5. On Saturday, there will be a Homecoming Reception for Cherie Hart, president of the Rebekah Assembly of Arizona and member of Kingman No. 12. There will be a salad supper with a charge of $6 per person. The time of the reception is from 2-4 p.m. There will be a country music/bluegrass band and program. Members and friends are welcome to attend and share this special occasion with President Hart. Please RSVP to Linda Thompson at (928) 753-1755. Under Good of the Order, the door prize was won by Mary Smith and the pig n' poke by Ada Shipman. Refreshment hostess for the evening was Joyce Covert.

Rescued Unwanted Furry Friends Foundation: Rescued Unwanted Furry Friends Foundation (R.U.F.F.F.) is holding a special pet adoption this Saturday from 10-2 at RUFFFHouse. To honor "Save a Shelter Pet Month," all adoptions are discounted - cats are 2-for-1 and all dogs will be adopted at the special donation rate of $75! Each pet costs R.U.F.F.F. a minimum of $130, so this is a very special rate for adoption. Every pet is spayed/neutered and vaccinated and ready for a loving "fur-ever" home. For directions or information, please call (928) 565-BARK.