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Clubs News Briefs: Sunday, August 8, 2010

American Legion Post 14: An ice cream social, sponsored by Auxiliary Unit 14, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the post. For a $5 donation, Legion family members and their guests will enjoy a variety of homemade ice cream and pastries. We'll have fun with an old-fashioned cake walk and relax over a board game or two. Membership renewals are still coming in; thank you for keeping our adjutant busy! The next regular membership meeting for both the post and the auxiliary is at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 12. Mark your calendars for the next breakfast and meat raffle at the post on Aug. 21 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Post 14 is on the corner of Third and Oak in downtown Kingman Our phone number is (928) 753-3555.

For the Luv of Paws: The Paul Bunyon of Yard Sales II, three days of deals hotter than the weather in August, will be held starting at 6 a.m. on Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 12 to 14, at Feathered Friends, 2845 Airway Ave. Donations are welcome and encouraged. For more information, please call Nancy McCann at (928) 263-6149 or Cherie DaLynn at (928) 897-7304.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: On July 30, the winners were: first place, Jim Blaschak and Trey Gordon; second place, Lois Viola and Wolfgang Vorbau; and third place, Virginia Mead and Bert Leenhouts. A bridge class will start on Sept. 13 at Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, For more information, call Lorraine at (928) 757-3397.

Good Sams Club, Route 66 Sams RV Camping Chapter: We camp the third Friday of every month. For more information, contact Betty Daly at (928) 757-8085 or e-mail: bdaly@citlink.net.

Kingman Arizona Computer Users Group: KACUG invites you to join them at 2 p.m. today at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave. This month's presentation will cover how to use Skype and setting up microphones and web cams. Last month, time did not allow a full review of tips when using Google, Twitter, Facebook and Craigslist. There will be a follow-up on these topics. KACUG meets monthly on the second Sunday from 2-4 p.m. We are now set up with "Wireless Network" at the Heidenreich Center for those who wish to bring their laptops. Members will be able to have "hands on" which will make it easier for them to walk through and understand presentations. Please be sure your battery is fully charged if you plan to use your laptop at this meeting. KACUG annual dues are $12 per person; you may pay at our meeting. As a member of KACUG, you will be entitled to attend all meetings, run for office and participate in the voting on all major polices and officer elections, subject to the KACUG bylaws. You do not have to own a computer to be a member. All persons with an interest in computers are welcome, experience not necessary. The totally new user is equally welcome along with the highly skilled user. To view a monthly agenda or any past month's agenda, please click on our website www.kingmanazcug.com and "Agenda." Save this URL to your "Favorites" for future access. For further information, please contact President Gloria Richhart at (928) 377-6726. We have been an active computer users group in Kingman for over 18 years. Our motto is "Friends Helping Friends." If you have just purchased a computer or are contemplating buying your first computer, you are welcome to attend.

Kingman Ladies Golf Association: We meet every Wednesday at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course. Call (928) 757-8855 for time. If you haven't played lately, come by and see how we've changed.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on July 31 were: first, Martin Hoover; second, Marilyn Tiner; and third, Rose Lesniewski. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Kingman Republican Women's Club: The Kingman Republican Women will host the Aug. 24 Primary Candidates for House of Representatives: Incumbents Doris Goodale and Nancy McClain, and challenger Ray Cullison. Political conservative satirist, Eric Golub, author of "Ideological Bigotry," will set the stage for the candidates who will be speaking. Eric's books will be available for purchase at the meeting. Remember, our annual fashion show, sponsored with clothing from Dillards, is scheduled for October. If you want to participate, please let us know at this meeting! This year's event will be held at Home Style Furniture. The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 900 Gates Ave. For membership information, please contact Kathleen Murray at (928) 897-9123.

Mohave County Genealogical Society: Where did your ancestors come from? The Mohave County Genealogical Society would like to help you find out. We meet at 1 p.m. every second Wednesday at the Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 W. Beale St. Come visit us and see if we can help you.

Mohave Republican Forum: The public is invited to the Mohave Republican Forum meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Hualapai Mountain Medical Center, 3801 Santa Rosa Drive in Kingman. Tom Horne, Republican candidate for Arizona Attorney General, who is the current State Superintendent of Schools, and the two Republican candidates running for the State Superintendent of Schools, current Chief Deputy to the Superintendent Margaret Dugan and State Senator Ron Huppenthal will speak and answer questions. Each will share why her or his election will make a difference. This is an opportunity to hear what the difference is. This gathering is open to the public, with the admission charge of $10 per person including dinner. For more information, call Shirley at (928) 753-5183 or Richard at (928) 692-4771. This is an opportunity to be better able to make informed decisions in the Primary Election and in the November General Election.

Mutt Matchers and Friends: Mutt Matchers has initiated a new program called SPOT - Stop Pet Overpopulation Together. SPOT will provide free spay and neuter of dogs for low-income families that meet the requirements in the greater Kingman area. Applications and instructions can be found on our website: www.muttmatchers.org. Applications can also be picked up at our adoption center at 1001 Buchanan St. in Kingman on Wednesdays and Saturdays between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. only. In order for this program to be on-going, we are requesting that the community donate generously to help with this effort to stop unwanted litters. Help SPOT work! Mail donations to P.O. Box 766, Attn: SPOT Program, Kingman, AZ 86402. For more information, call (928) 718-4364 on Wednesdays and Saturdays only between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Let's work together to bring Kingman on the map for the least number of senseless deaths for dogs. So far, we have spayed six dogs in the community. Please take advantage of this opportunity to do your part and get your dogs spayed or neutered. Applications and documentation can be mailed to: Mutt Matchers & Friends, Attn: SPOT Program, P.O. Box 766, Kingman, AZ 86402.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Mohave County Chapter 975: There will be a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at I-HOP Restaurant, 3600 Stockton Hill Road.

Wednesday Party Bridge: The winners on July 21 were: first place, Nelson Gaska; second, Elaine Laverne; and third, Mary Wallace. The winners on July 28, were: first, Carol Selfridge; second, J.T. Perkins; and third, Nelson Gaska.