Clubs: Thursday, February 17, 2011

American Legion Post 14: Breakfast this Saturday will be served from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Legion Family members and guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast for only $5 per person. Tickets for the meat raffle that morning are available now; you do not need to be present to win. Membership renewals for 2011 are still trickling in; if you have not yet renewed for this year, please consider doing so as soon as possible. Call 753-3555 for more information on events at the post, or stop in; we're on the corner of Third and Oak in downtown Kingman.

Belles of St. Mary's: My Belles, my Belles - what a weekend, what a week! Our meeting Wednesday last was uproarious; business was a quick dispatch and then on to the fun and games. Treasure was first hauled in and then carted off happily by beaming Belles. These magnificent "Ladies of Means" topped all prior years with a final tally of $250 for their annual Not-So-Silent Auction! These monies are to be donated to Father Matthew for the purchase of sorely needed new vestments The First Ever Sweetheart Candy Sale was a smashing success. The Belles broke all past records for donated homemade delicacies. The final tally is still pending and - stay tuned.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: On Feb. 11, the winners were: first place, J.T. Perkins and Jerry Lipson; second place, Lois Viola and Wolfgang Vorbau; third place, Sandy Miles and Shirley Lantz; and fourth place, Jaye Smith and Marguerite Smith.

Kingman Art Alliance: The KAA held an Open House and Welcome Time at the Mohave Museum. Many Kingman area residents came Feb. 12, to view the artistic work of the group. Snacks and drinks were served to all visitors and was a very successful meet-and-greet time for the KAA and we would like to thank all the Kingman residents who attended.

Kingman Elks Lodge No. 468: There is bingo every Thursday at the Lodge, 900 Gates Ave. Early birds begins at 6:30, regular at 7 p.m.; food is available from 4:30 to 6:15. For additional information, call 753-2547.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on Feb. 12 were: first, Rose Lesniewski; second, John Goryl; and third, Jan Crosier. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Kingman Republican Men's Club: The Kingman Republican Men's Club will hold its next meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 21, at the Elks Club, 900 Gates Ave. The guest speaker will be Bob Stump of the Arizona Corporation Commission. This is an extremely important regulatory body that controls such things as your utility rates, etc. For further information or to join the club by mail, call 530-3637.

Laureate Beta Epsilon: Laureate Beta Epsilon met at the home of Camille Patulla. President Pat Luelling led the meeting. A letter was read from the Kingman Area Food Bank, thanking the chapter for the donated food and also for the monetary donation given to their organization. Rosie Freeman, 2009-2010 Valentine Queen, presented the crown to Marsha Gatlin. Bud Gatlin presented the honor of Envoy King to Paul Patulla.

Mohave Community Orchestra: The Orchestra will present a concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at the Kingman High School Auditorium, 4182 N. Bank St. The suggested donation is $5 for adults, $10 for families and $3 for seniors/students. For more information, call (928) 753-3902.

Morning Glories Community and Family Interest Club: The Morning Glories will meet today at the Mohave County Extension Office, 101 E. Beale St. Refreshments will be served at 9 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30. Members are reminded to bring items for the Silent Auction and suggestions for next year's programs. New members and guests are welcome. For more information, contact Jeanne Ensign at (928) 757-0474.

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. 9, were: first place, Carolyn Johnston; second place, Mary Wallace; and third place, Shirley McQuinn.

Xi Beta Phi-Beta Sigma Phi: Xi Beta Phi held their Jan. 25 meeting at the home of Cassandra Oberlin. Our Recording Secretary Anna Tucker presented a fantastic program on her recent visit to Sierra Leone, West Africa. While Anna and Cassandra dressed in the African native costume, pictures and artifacts were shown to the sisters. The travel time for Anna and her husband Peter to West Africa was 31 hours. The Feb. 8 meeting was held at the home of Faye Rainey, an honorary member and mother of our President Renee Fields. It was Renee's birthday, so we had two reasons to celebrate. Faye cooked a wonderful mean for the sisters, and baked two cakes/desserts for Renee. The sisters exchanged Valentine secret sister gifts and cards. The annual Valentine's party was held at Calico's Restaurant on Feb. 12. The sisters and guests enjoyed dinner and a "love gift" Yankee gift exchange. Anna Tucker was crowned our 2011 Valentine Queen. Congratulations to a deserving queen!