The American Red Cross is having a Blood Drive at the
Globe Miami Claypool First Christian Church located at 401
South Broad Street on Tuesday, July 24 from 9am to 2pm.
To schedule your appointment, or for more information, call
The Art of Nja One Gallery presents Open Mic Night,
featuring music, spoken word, comedy and skits. This free
family friendly monthly event is open to the public. The next
event will be on Thursday, July 26th from 6-8pm at the
Gallery, located at 660 E Ash Street, across from Hank's
Diner. Call 702-741-2056 for more information.
There will be an open house for the Bejarano Elementary
School on Monday, July 30th. Kindergarten and First
Grade will be from 4:30-5:45. Second and Third Grade will
be from 6:00-6:45. Backpacks will be provided to all
students. Math Power Books will be given out to parents.
The first day of school is Tuesday July 31st.
The 2018 Primary Election is rapidly approaching. The cut
off to register to vote in the Gila County August Primary
Election is Monday, July 30th. Voter registration forms are
available at the Recorder's office in the Court House, at the
Department of Motor Vehicles, any Post Office, libraries and
town halls. You can also register on-line at
servicearizona.com or download the form to mail in at
The Miami Unified School District is accepting students at
all schools. Offices are open from 7am to 4pm to register
students and to answer questions. For more information, call
Overcoming a loss in our lives is always difficult, whether
from a death, divorce or other life changing concerns. If you
or someone you love is suffering from a broken heart, and is
feeling sad, distracted of confused, there is a workshop that
will help those in need to cope with some of these
life-changing problems. The workshop will be held on
August 11th at the Gila County Community Services
Offices at 5515 S. Apache Avenue. Call 602-642-6813 to
register and for more information.
There are several openings for various school boards in our
area. They include the Globe Unified School District, the
Miami Unified School District, the San Carlos Unified
School District, the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology,
The Gila Community College District and several others. If
you are interested in these elected positions, election packets
are available at the County Scholl Superintendent's office at
the County Court House.
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.
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 Monday through
Saturday 7PM, as well as meetings at noon on Monday,
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 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.
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