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Clubs: Thursday, February 10, 2011

American Legion Post 14: At our regular membership meeting tonight at 5:30, we'll be accepting our first round of nominations for post officer positions for Legion year 2011-2012. If any Legionnaire in good standing is interested in getting involved at a level slightly higher than "member," please attend and be nominated. We will also be accepting nominations at our regular meetings in March and April, with elections in May. On Saturday from about 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Post 14 will assist Mother Road Harley Davidson with their customer appreciation barbecue. Stop in for a burger or hot dog; donations in any amount will be gratefully accepted. Bring your Valentine to the Auxiliary Unit 14 Valentine's Dinner on Saturday night; tickets are available now. Please call 753-3555 for more information. Post 14 is on the corner of Third and Oak streets in downtown Kingman.

Belles of St. Mary's: As always, this Wednesday's meeting (Feb. 9) will be filled with laughs as the Belles engage in lady-like rivalry for treasures offered in our annual "Not-So-Silent Auction." Items range from cut glassware to framed artwork to potholders. Next weekend is the "First Ever Sweetheart Candy Sale" after all Masses. There is a rumor that there may also be some homemade pies and baked cakes as well as a great variety of candy - chocolate being the main event! So, after celebrating Mass together, come out and enjoy some good old fashioned, homemade, sweet treats.

Business Networking International: International Networking Week is Feb. 7 through 11, 2011. The goal is to celebrate the key role that networking plays in the development and success of businesses across the world. The purpose of this week is to raise the profile of networking in the wider community, recognizing it as an essential tool for success in today's business climate. The Route 66 Chapter of BNI invites those interested in learning how networking can impact their business to our meeting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10. The location is Hualapai Mountain Medical Center, 3801 Santa Rosa Drive, Kingman. For further information, call Larry at (928) 279-7576.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: On Feb. 4, the winners were: first place, Cecil Henry and Lorraine Frazza; second place, John Goryl and David Colfer; third place, Bert Leenhouts and Trey Gordon; and fourth place, Lois Viola and Wolfgang Vorbau.

Guardian Angels of Pets: GAP Force held its first organizational meeting and election of officers on Feb 3, 2011. It was agreed that GAP Force goals should be to protect our pets' safety and the rights of pet owners by providing pet-related community services, such as temporary emergency caring for pets of elderly hospital-bound pet owners; helping to find new loving, "furever" homes for sanctuary and rescue critters by forwarding e-mails of dogs and cats in need of adoption; accepting food donations to help feed pets of low income elderly owners; being home-inspectors for rescues and sanctuaries; suggesting policies for Animal Control employees; re-writing a reasonable animal ordinance; continuing the protest against the current unreasonable animal ordinance; gathering signatures for referendums to repeal unfair pet laws; and supporting compassionate animal-loving candidates for the Board of Supervisors. The GAP Force plans to have monthly meetings to accomplish our goals. If you wish to become a member of the GAP Force, please contact: Pauline - alandpauline@aol.com; or Shirley - elvisjs@npgcable.com.

Kingman Arizona Computer Users Group: KACUG invites you to join them at 2 p.m. this Sunday at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave. 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. This month, Toni Hupp, Registrar, will present "Discovering Your Ancestors." Be sure to print out the presentation worksheet. This step-by-step presentation is sure to help you get started on discovering your roots. For further information, please contact President, Gloria Richhart at 377-6726. See you Sunday at 2 p.m.

Kingman Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3744: The Friday night dinner and dance will be the Sweethearts Ball - dinner is served from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets will be available in the Social room and at the door. The dinner will be roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad bar and dessert; tickets are $7 per person; Dancing will follow with the Charlie Connors Band. There will be a drawing and other gifts to benefit our charities. The kitchen is also open on Saturdays from 7 to 10 a.m. for breakfast. All are welcome. The F.O.E. is located at 4536 Patsy Drive; for more information contact the Social room at (928) 757-8635.

Kingman Kutups: The Kingman Kutups Square Dance club meets Tuesdays at the Senior Nutritional Center, 1776 Airway Ave. Plus dances are from 6 to 7 p.m.; mainstream classes are from 7 to 8:30. The dances in February will be the Valentine Ball for all mainstream/plus dancers and round dances on Saturday, Feb. 12. Dances will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Senior Nutrition Center. For additional information, please call Nancy at (928) 279-0466 or Jean at (928) 565-3058.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on Feb. 5 were: first, John Goryl; second, Jan Crosier and Flo Ragsdale; and third, Charlene Graves. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Kingman Social Club: On Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at 11:20 a.m., the KSC will hold its "No Host" luncheon meeting at the Kingman Elks Lodge, 900 Gates Ave. There will be no speaker. The board will put on a skit called the Bored Experience. Come and join our club. The "Dine Out" will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 at Lombardos, 710 Eastern Ave. Reservations will be taken at the meeting or call Dave at (928) 757-9213. For further information about KSC and its activities, contact President John at (928) 757-0305.

Morning Glories Community and Family Interest Club: The Morning Glories will meet on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Mohave County Extension Office, 101 E. Beale St., Kingman. Refreshments will be served at 9 a.m.; the meeting starts at 9:30. Members are reminded to bring items for the Silent Auction and suggestions for next year's programs, fundraisers and charity. Our program will be from the long-time members who would like to share their memories and experiences. New members and guests are welcome. For more information contact Jeanne Ensign, Publicity Chairman, at (928) 757-0474.

Mutt Matchers and Friends: MM&F is having a charity golf tournament at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 10. We are looking for businesses to sponsor a hole for us. We are also looking for golfers to come and join in the fun. There will be cash prizes and awards for first to third place teams, longest drive, farthest putt, lowest score, and highest score! Sign up at the golf course. For sponsor or more information, call MM&F at (928) 718-4364. Hours are Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vietnam Veterans of America: The Vietnam Veterans of America, Mohave County Chapter 975, will be having this month's meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 186 London Bridge Ave., Lake Havasu City. For more information, call Forrest at 681-4709.

Wednesday Party Bridge: The winners on Wednesday, Feb. 2, were: first place, Shirley McQuinn; second place, Leo Martensen; and third place, Rita Selk.