The Globe/Miami Chamber of Commerce is holding an
Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer Training program
at their conference room on March 6th at 8:30 AM until
12:30PM. Public and private sector employers are invited to
attend training focused on how to effectively hire, manage
and retain service members, veterans and their family
members. For more information call 602-771-0481.
An invitation to all retired school employees, the local
chapter of AASRA
the state association will be meeting on
March 9th at noon at the DeMarcos Restaurant. The guest
speaker will be Jerry Homes, state President of the Retired
Teachers Association. For more information please call
The Gila County Historic Jail is hosting a haunted history
tour and paranormal investigation on March 9th, from 8PM
to 1AM. There will be a 90-minute ghost tour of the old Gila
County jail and then a 3 hour paranormal investigation. Call
the Chamber of Commerce for more information at
Register for a free Concealed Weapons Class by calling Ray
at 719-1088. You will be given the time and location of the
class when you register.
There will be a free Globe Post Office Tour March 10th
from 9AM to 3PM. See behind the scenes action at the
historic federal building. Go upstairs and see the old
courtroom and US Marshall's and immigration offices. There
are even secret passages in the basement and a fallout shelter.
Miami will be having its 100th Anniversary with a
Centennial Celebration on Saturday March 10th. Events
include car shows, a Miami Sports Hall of Fame
presentation, music, lectures, dancing and more. There will
also be a special Chamber dinner and dance at Bullion Plaza
with music by Neto Vasquez and the Band Imagine. Tickets
for the dinner/dance are $25 each. For more information call
Gila County District 2 Supervisor Tim Humphrey invites
you to attend one of his upcoming meetings that he will be
holding in Roosevelt and Claypool. Representatives of the
Forest Service and the Sheriff's Office and other agencies
will also be present. The Roosevelt meeting will be held on
Monday, March 12th at the Roosevelt Resort Park at 1PM.
The Claypool meeting will be Wednesday, March 14th at the
Tri-City Fire Department, at 5PM.
CASA of Gila County, has been helping local foster kids
CASA's 30th anniversary celebration will be held at High
Desert Middle School on Friday March 16th at noon.
Wanda Mitchell Tucker will be teaching a painting class on
Saturday, March 17th, 8:30AM at the Cobre Valley Center
for the Arts. She will be teaching students to paint a
Saguaro Cactus Skeleton and a Quail. Cost is $30. Call
425-0884 to be put on the list.
Holy Angels Parish in Globe will be holding Lenten
suppers each Friday during Lent, from 5 to 7PM. Enjoy
meatless dishes, desserts and drinks for only $7. There will
also be entertainment each week. Holy Angel's is located
right across from the Safeway.
An all Globe Alumni Reunion Picnic will be held on
Saturday, April 7th from 11AM until 3PM at the Indian Bend
Park on Hayden Road in Scottsdale, next to the Circle K.
Mexican food will be served, $15 per person. Raffles. Door
Prizes. Bring a friend. Call 602-619-0558 for information.
The Pinal Mountain Foundation for Higher Education
will be having their 13th annual golf tornament on April 14th
at the Apache Stronghold Golf Resort. The annual
tournament is to raise money for local scholarships. For
information, call 812-1010.
The 9th annual Miami Loco Arts Festival will be held April
20th through the 22nd in downtown Miami. For more info
The Tonto National Forest will waive fees at day use sites
in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day on Saturday,
June 9th. Camping and campground fees will not waived.
The Homeless Coalition meets at 5:30 the 1st and 3rd
Wednesday of every month at Devine Grace Presbyterian
Church, 305 West Live Oak Street in Miami. Colder weather
has arrived and donations of coats, sleeping bags, socks and
other items are being accepted. For information call
Portable generators can be helpful when power is needed,
like during a storm or in a remote location, but, some people
may not know the dangers, especially when it comes to
carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon Monoxide is an
odorless and colorless gas and it is deadly. It is important to
understand the proper placement and usage of generators. To
Would your business survive a disaster? Nearly two-thirds
of businesses are not prepared for an emergency. And 40%
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Play Bingo the first and third Tuesday night of every month
in Miami at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church
Hall. Early Bird games start at 6. Local residents over 18
are welcome. Sponsored by the local Catholic Daughters of
The Globe Police Department urges local business owners
and residents to take caution when receiving utility related
phone calls. Scammers are back at it, again. If you get a
call and are threatened with having your utilities shut off
because of non payment, don't do anything except end the
call and call your utility representative. Scammers will say
whatever they can to get your financial information. Don't
give them anything, especially gift cards.
The Warm Line, a free, confidential, non-emergency
behavioral health phone line is available for anyone who
needs to talk. Callers can discuss their life's challenges,
whether it's grief or someone in the family experiencing
mental health or substance abuse disorders. Call the Warm
Line now for more information, 877-770-9912.
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The Miami Senior Center offers lunch Monday through
Friday. The suggested donation is $2. The Center is located
at 506 Live Oak Street in Miami. The menu changes every
day, so come on in and have a seat. The phone number is
473-4190. If you need a ride, call 473-8222.
Need a ride to Walmart, Fry’s, the hospital, or to the
courthouse? Cobre Valley Community Transit can get you
there, and most everywhere else in town all day. Disabled an
in need of special transportation? CVCT can come right to
your door, for only a dollar! Senior and student discounts
too. Call 473-8222. Get up and Go with Cobre Valley
Overeaters Anonymous, a 12 step program meets every
Monday at noon at St. John's Episcopal Church in Globe.
Understanding your finances is a key to a strong financial
future. Good financial decisions don't have to be
overwhelming. Putting money into a savings account every
paycheck or paying down credit card debt every month can
for tools to help set yourself straight financially.
Errors in hospitals are the third leading cause of death in
America, but some hospitals are better than others at
protecting patients. Twice a year, the Leapfrog Group, a
nonprofit watchdog, issues hospital-safety grades. See how
Getting pulled over for Buzzed Driving could cost you
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