The Chamber of Commerce is hosting Alive at Five on
Thursday April 19th in downtown Miami, kickcing off the
Miami Loco Arts festival. 5 - 7 PM.
The 9th annual Miami Loco Arts Festival will be held April
20th through the 22nd in downtown Miami. For more info
The Cobre Valley Friends of the NRA will host its 17th
annual auction and fundraing dinner at the Gila County
Fairgrounds on April 21st starting at 4PM. Tickets are $40
each, which includes a steak dinner and dessert. Tickets will
be $50 at the door. For more information, please call
Gila County Historical Museum's Tour 'N Talk is going to
Young on April 21st. Meet at the museum on Hwy 60 at 10
AM, you'll be carpooled to Young where you'll get historical
info and explore the local museum, and cemetary if you
choose. It's free, but donations are welcome.
Join this year's Gila County STEMFest as an exhibitor!
Applications are now available for your group to take part in
this annual community event. Help celebrate STEM -
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, with
hundreds of STEMFest attendees, by becoming an exhibitor,
and at no charge. The 2018 STEMFest will be held on April
28th from 10AM until 2PM at the Gila County Community
College campus on Six Shooter Canyon Road. For more
information call 928-402-8788.
Nominations for Gila County Teacher of the Year Award
are being accepted through Monday, April 30th. Nomination
forms are available at the Gila County Superintendent's
office, located at 1400 East Ash Street, or online in the
Events Calendar at gilacountyaz.gov.
Holy Angels Catholic Church in Historic Downtown Globe
will be celebrating Cino De Mayo with a mass at 9AM and
opening ceremonies at 10:30AM with Mayor Al Gomeros.
There will be many food and other booths, as well as
exciting events throughout the day. Evening dancing will be
hosted by Neto and the Band Imagine, until 9PM. For more
information, please call Maria at 928-200-0559.
The Globe-Miami Farmers Market is in search of
producers for this ear's market. Now is the time to get your
fruits and vegetables in the ground so they will be ready for
market in June. Check out the Globe-Miami Farmers Market
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.
Are you a victim of a crime? Are you low income and unable
to afford an attorney? Southern Arizona Legal Aid may be
able to help you with free civil legal help. Southern Arizona
Legal Aid is a private law firm that has been providing free
legal assistance since 1951, and will be serving Globe
residents each month at the Gila County Courthouse.
Appointments are required. For information, please call
520-623-9565 ext. 4189.
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
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
Overeaters Anonymous will now have only one meeting a
week, that will be on Tuesday at noon. The meetings are at
Saint John's Church in Globe. For more information please
Alcoholics Anonymous now meets daily at 113 S. Pine
Street in Globe. There will be meetings every evening at
7PM, as well as meetings at noon on Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday and at 10AM on Saturday. For more
information, please call 425-4557.
The Arizona Sheriffs have adopted the READY, STEADY,
GO program, which educates residents about taking
proactive measures to prepare for an emergency. The
program's three concepts are, get READY by preparing now
for what threatens the community, get Set, by maintaining
awareness of significant danger, and to GO, evacuate
immediately when the danger is current and life threatening.
For more information, call the Gila County Sheriff's Office
The Globe Police Department urges local business owners
and residents to take caution when receiving calls related to
outstanding warrants or past due utility paments. Scammers
are back at it, again. If you get a call and are threatened
with going to jail or having your utilities turned off because
of non payment, don't do anything except end the call.
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.
Looking for an alternative internet provider. Can't take the
slow dsl speed, cable's inconsistency, or the horrible latency
from satellites? Try Triplet Mountain Communications,
Inc's new wireless service. It comes with unlimited,
uncapped data usage, and real speed plans to fit any user,
residential or business. Call 928-475-8624 for more info and
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
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
around $10,000 in fines, legal fees and increased insurance
rates. Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Brought to you by
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.