Clubs: Thursday, March 12, 2009

American Legion Post 14: On Saturday, breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 10 a.m. A donation of $5 is requested and everyone is invited, so bring your friends and treat them to a great breakfast. After breakfast we will have a drawing for our Meat Raffle. A $2 ticket gives you four chances to win a combination of beef, pork, chicken and cheese. You need not be present to win. Tickets are available at the Post anytime. The winners for the February Raffle were Lee Elders, Betsy Virtue, Cody Jamison and Peggy Heckathorn. For more information, call Rick Van Horn at 757-3860 or Barbara Ellis after 3 p.m. at the post, 753-3555.

American Legion Post 22: The Women's Auxiliary at 3435 N. Verde Road in Golden Valley will be serving St. Patrick's Day Dinner, corned beef and cabbage with potatoes and carrots, for $6 from 2 p.m. until gone. For members and guests. For more information, call 565-4545.

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.

Chloride Chamber of Commerce: Chloride's annual St. Patrick's Day celebration will be on Saturday. The parade starts at high noon and travels down Tennessee Avenue to Second Street. The Chloride Events Committee hosts the St. Patrick's Day Parade, which is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

Daughters of Mohave County Pioneers: The Daughters will meet at 11:45 a.m. on Monday at Calico's Restaurant. Lunch will be available prior to the beginning of the meeting. Our guest speaker will be Janet Watson, vice mayor of the city of Kingman. We invite any woman who is connected with individuals who came into Mohave County not later than 1940 to join our organization. We would be pleased to see you at our meeting. For information, call Judy at 692-6688.

Dolan Springs Open Space Committee: The Dolan Springs Open Space Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dolan Springs Chamber of Commerce building. For further information, contact Sue Baughman at 716-3362.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: Winners on March 6 were: first place, Lois Viola and Wolfgang Vorbau; second place, Karla Kay and Trey Gordon; third place, Kay Klaus and Jerry Lipson; and fourth place, Virginia Mead and Bert Leenhouts.

Friends of the Golden Valley Library: The Friends are asking for donations of children's books. The books will be given to Camp Courage, a camp for burned children in Prescott. Each summer approximately 100 young burn survivors attend the camp. This summer Camp Courage is adding a library for the enjoyment of the children. Drop your used or new books off at the Golden Valley Library, 3417 N. Verde Road. Library hours are Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday from noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friends of the Golden Valley Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the Golden Valley Library and worthy causes related to reading. Individual/family memberships are $5 a year, business memberships are $10, and lifetime memberships are $100. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at the Golden Valley Library. Applications are available at the library.

Kidz of Kingman: DJ's Biker Apparel is offering bike washes, and for every wash, a portion of the proceeds goes to Kidz of Kingman. Help Kingman's children; drive in to DJ's today on Stockton Hill Road behind Wash Me car wash. On April 4, Kids Little Smiles Krazy 8 Race - please join the fun and help the children in our community at the same time! Go to www.kidslittlesmiles.com for event details. A portion of the proceeds will go to Kidz of Kingman and other local charities. On April 18, NPG Cable is sponsoring our Spring Fling Blind Poker Run! The entry fee is $15; the run starts at DJ's Biker Apparel at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. at Chuy's. Your entry fee includes a meal, live music, raffles, prizes and a cash prize for best and worst hands. Proceeds go to Kidz of Kingman! For more information on how you can become involved or for questions on these events, call the Kidz of Kingman office at 727-8939 or tour the Web site at www.kidzofkingman.com.

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 753-2547.

Kingman Comedy Radio Theatre: Kingman Comedy Radio Theatre is a group of local Kingman actors who will perform comedy radio theatre live from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 3, at the Kingman Public Library, 3269 N. Burbank St. Everyone is welcome to attend and watch/listen to a variety of skits and short plays. For more information, call 692-2665.

Kingman Moose Lodge No. 1704: There will be a spaghetti dinner at the Moose Lodge, 302 Monroe, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Friday. For more information, call 681-4639.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on March 7 were: first, Morrie Evertt; second, Betty Tucker; and third, Marilyn Tiner. For more information, call Pat at 718-1253.

Kingman Rebekah's Lodge No. 12: The Kingman Rebekah Lodge met on March 2 with Vice Grand Leta Davis presiding. There were 10 members and one visitor present. A written request was received from Tri Star Rebekah Lodge No. 42 to consolidate with the Kingman Lodge. The request was approved and the Consolidation Ceremony date will be announced at the next regular meeting. Cherie Hart recommended that the members take part in the upcoming "Books are Magic" event on May 16. It was approved that we have a Rebekah booth with information on all programs within the Odd Fellow and Rebekah organization. One new petition for membership was received and an interviewing committee appointed. Leta reminded the members about the upcoming blood drive. There will be a corned beef and cabbage dinner on March 30 beginning at 6 p.m. The event is called "We found the Leprechauns" and the cost is $7 per person. Billy Hazle thanked Leta for putting up the outside solar lights. The lights included motion detectors and sidewalk illuminators. Under Good of the Order, Carol Clupper presented Linda Thompson with a 15-year membership jewel. The jewel once belonged to Norma Reed, deceased member of the Kingman lodge. The door prize was won by Helen Chamberlain and the Pig n' Poke by Cherie Hart. The next regular meeting will be March 16. Hostesses for the evening will be Mary Smith and Ruth Tacquard. For more information, please contact Vergie Littau at 757-1233.

Kingman Social Club: On Tuesday, the Kingman Social Club will hold its monthly "No Host" luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 900 Gates Ave. The speaker will be Dr. Elaine Gywnne from Educational Administration, Arizona State Prison. The Kingman Social Club is an organization open to adults in Kingman and surrounding area. The "Dine Out" this month will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Golden Corral. Reservations can be made at the meeting or you can call Pat at 692-2945. For further information about Kingman Social Club and its activities, contact President John Goryl at 757-0305.

Marine Corps League, Kingman Detachment 887: The Marine Corps League meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the American Legion Hall, Third and Oak Streets, Kingman. The next meeting will be Thursday, March 19. We strongly request that all members attend; we will be starting the process of electing League officers for the coming year. We are also looking for a few good Marines to join us as members of the Detachment. If you served in the Marine Corps, we invite you to join us. For more information, call Norman Burns at 753-7114.

Morning Glories Community and Family Interest Club: The next meeting will be Thursday, March 19, at Mohave County Extension Service Office, 101 E. Beale St. Members will gather at 9 a.m. for coffee and treats. The meeting will follow at 9:30 a.m. Mayor John Salem, guest speaker, will discuss Kingman affairs and give an overview of his first year in office. Members are to bring their entries for the CFIC letterhead contest. They are also reminded that voting on 2009-2010 programs, charities and fundraisers will be held and the annual donation to the CFIC Scholarship Fund for Mohave County high school seniors will be determined. Visitors and new members are welcome. For more information, contact Nancy Riddle at 692-4784.

Stockton Hill Herd 4-H Club: On Saturday, the Stockton Hill Herd 4-H Club will present the 4th Annual Poker Ride and Prize Drawing fundraiser. Registration is at 8 a.m., ride out at 9, at GrayWood Stables, 2576 Calle Chavez (mile marker 14, north Stockton Hill Road). The cost will be $20, and extra poker hands will be $5 each. Lunch at 1 p.m. is included; lunch for non-riders will be $7. There are beginner and advanced trails. For more information, call Jerri Rae at 530-8839.

VFW Post 10386: The James L Standfield VFW Post 10386 dinner, starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, will be Ray Keating's famous corned beef and cabbage. Karaoke will start at 6:30. Sunday: Newsletter deadline. Monday: Dart League 6 p.m. Tuesday: BCA Pool at 7 p.m. Wednesday: Game Night at 6 p.m. Thursday: Ladies Auxiliary Tacos and More, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Dart League at 6. Friday: Charity Pool at 6 p.m. For more information call 757-9191 after noon. The post is located at 3036 John L. Ave.

Vietnam Veterans of America: The monthly meetings are on a rotating basis in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City. The next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, at Sunridge Village, 839 Landon Drive, Bullhead City. For more information, call 754-0700.

Vietnam Veterans, Mohave County Events: On Sunday, March 29, at 10 a.m. at the Arizona Veterans Memorial "Sunshine Peninsula," State Sen. Ron Gould, State Rep. Doris Goodale, State Rep. Nancy McLain, Bullhead City Mayor Jack Hakim, Kingman Mayor John Salem and Lake Havasu City Mayor Mark Nexsen will honor Bullhead's Vietnam veterans. At 2 p.m. at the Locomotive Park Veterans Memorial, Gould, Goodale, McLain, former Kingman Mayor Les Byram, Salem, Hakim and Nexsen will be honoring Kingman's Vietnam veterans. At 6:30 p.m. at Windsor State Beach, home of the "Vietnam Moving Wall" from March 26 to 29, Gould, Goodale, McLain, Nexsen, Hakim and Salem will be honor Lake Havasu's Vietnam veterans.

Wednesday Party Bridge: The winners on March 4 were: first place, Nelson Gasky; second place, Elaine Laverne; and third place, Carolyn Johnston.