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Clubs: Thursday, April 19, 2012

American Legion Post 14: A big thank you to everyone who defied Mother Nature and came to the Post for breakfast last Saturday. We also appreciate your patience and understanding about our logistical issues. Our next breakfast will be on Cinco de Mayo; the menu will go with the theme. Tickets for a tri-tip dinner on May 19 are now available at the Post for $8 apiece. Proceeds from both the breakfast and the dinner will go toward our kitchen renovation. Our hall is available for private parties; please call 753-3555 for additional information. Post 14 is on the corner of Third and Oak in downtown Kingman. Our regular hours are noon to 6 p.m. every day, but we're flexible for events.

Belles of St. Mary's: The Easter-egg-dye not quite faded from Belles' finger tips and already the Belles have pushed up their shirt sleeves and settled down to the business at hand - elections. On a level equal to, if not higher than, national, state or city elections, we Belles have once again selected our leadership: Our President Marietta Green will continue at the helm; newcomer Norma Feilen will serve as vice president; our most competent secretary Chris Cocking will carry on; and the guardian of our treasury continues to be Charlene Duffy. Once this matter was appropriately dispatched, we settled down to the delicacies provided by co-hostesses Betty S. and Betty M. During this finger-licking feast we sand a happy 16th birthday to Carla Selena Moreno. Lest we forget, we have another row for our garden: Row four, a row of turnips: Turnip for meetings, Turnip for service, and Turnip to help one another. (Isn't this fun?) Back to business - Betty S., Charlene D. and Ruby D. all volunteered to serve at the funeral reception for one of our own, Carol De Long; this is what we are all about. We serve. So, join us in doing the Lord's work. There are many opportunities and we can invent more! We meet every second Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center. May 8 is our annual potluck meeting; gathering time is 6 p.m. All are welcome.

Friday Afternoon Bridge Club: The winners on April 13 were: first place, Jim Blaschak and Trey Gordon; second place, Kay Klaus and Jerry Lipson; and third place, Lorraine and Bert Leenhouts.

Help Animals Lives Today: Due to inclement weather this past weekend, HALT will be holding their fundraiser yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, at 3350 Vitobello Way (near White Cliffs Middle School.

Kingman Kut-Ups Square Dance Club: The Club's next dance will be the Spring Hat Dance from 7 to 9:30 p.m. April 28, at the Senior Nutrition Center, 1776 Airway Ave. The caller will be our own Mike Wilder. For additional information, please call Jean (928) 565-3058.

Kingman Pinochle Club: The winners on April 14 were: first, Warren Knudson; second, Dan Naasz; and third, John Goryl. For more information, call Pat at (928) 718-1253.

Laureate Beta Epsilon: The Laureate Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority met at the home of Joann Reisbeck for their semi monthly meeting. Marsha Gatlin, President led the meeting. The members finalized the dinner plans for the annual Beta Sigma Phis' annual dinner for chapters throughout the country. A meeting was held with the Kingman chapters and reported to the members of Laureate Beta Epsilon as the hosting chapter. An Installation of Officers was held with the following members taking their respective offices at the second meeting in May. President, Corliss Foley; Vice-President, Roxanne Daniel; Recording Secretary, Joann Reisbeck; Corresponding Secretary, Rosie Freeman; Treasurer, Chris Fink; and Extension Officer, Marsha Gatlin. Congratualtions to our 2012-2013 Laureate Beta Epsilon Officers. A Ritual was held for Honorary Member, June Schultz. The members exchanged secret sister gifts and refreshments were served by hostess Joann.

Mutt Matchers and Friends: Due to the inclement weather on April 14, the 2nd Annual Putts for Mutts charity tournament was cancelled at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course. Our friends at the golf course have given us another day for it. It will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 6. There is a $25 entry fee to have fun and donate to our 501©3 non-profit dog rescue. We have first, second, and third place cash winners, and very unique prizes for the winners. We'd also like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors who helped us by sponsoring and enabling us to put on this event: ATR, Towing and Recovery, All American Towing and Recovery, Big O Tires, Hyundai, Downing Appraisals, Pure Movement, Pet Shots Photography, Route 66 Car Sales, Ajax Bail Bonds, Fugitive Investigative Team, Whitney and Whitney PLLC, D.R.R.M.C,, West Coast Netting, Stan Baran, CPA, Jeff Lettau, Dr. Joseph Tedesco, and Stockton Hill Animal Hospital. Thanks also to Lee's Uniforms for doing our T-Shirts. Please bring a team to golf and join in the fun. Hope to see all you golfers next Saturday! If you need any more information, please call our center at (928) 718-4364.

Stockton Hill Herd 4-H Club: The club is holding a fundraiser at Frozen Island Yogurt (near Home Depot) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit summer camp and Mohave County Fair projects.

VFW Post 10386: This Saturday's dinner is hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary and will be stuffed bell peppers, vegetables, salad, rolls and strawberry cake for dessert, all for $7, and will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Upcoming events: Cinco de Mayo Saturday, May 5, 2012. The menu is homemade pork tamales, chile rellenos casserole, cheese enchiladas, beans, fideo chips with salsa and margarita cake for dessert. Only 80 tickets will be sold. Tickets must be bought by Friday May 4, 2012, and go for $7 after that they will be $8. This meal is prepared by Russ and Irene Adkins. May 6, 2012, VFW post 10386 will be hosting a pancake breakfast at the Powerhouse from 7 to 9 a.m. For more information, call (928) 757-9191.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Mohave County Chapter 975: The KVVA will be having another major fundraiser between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Cerbat Lanes, 3631 Stockton Hill Road, Kingman. Our chapter has grown very large in the last few years; we now have almost 150 Vietnam veteran members and about 40 associate members. We would like to invite all Vietnam veterans in the Mohave County area to come to our next meeting.

Visually Impaired Persons' Support Group: The April meeting of the VIP will be at 12:30 p.m. today at the Senior Nutrition Center, 2255 Trane Road, Bullhead City. Membership in VIP offers assistance with eye exams and glasses, reading machines, fellowship, the "latest" in vision care and healthcare. Members and guests are all invited to attend. For more information please call (928) 279-6409.

Wednesday Party Bridge: The winners on April 11 were: first place, Kathy Townsend; second place, Rita Selk; and third place, Shirley McQuinn.

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