Registration is now on for Pinal Mountain Little League,
every Saturday and Sunday through March 26th at the
converence center on the Pinal Mountain Little League
Fields on Highway 60. They're also looking for volunteer
coaches, umpires, team parents and concession workers.
The First Christian Church at 401 S. Broad, is having a
baked potato supper, with a full toppings bar on Friday
March 31st from 5:30 to 7. Suggested donation, $5.00. For
more information call Ruth at 928-701-1833.
The Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center holds its
Health Fair Saturday April 1st from 9 AM to 1 PM. Games
for kids, giveaways, health screenings, a car, boat &
motorcycle show-and the 5K run starting at 7:30. Register at
6:30 or online at CVRMC.org
. For more information call
Margo at 928-402-1111.
During the month of March, the City of Globe is recruiting
residents to serve on several city advisory groups including
Planning & Zoning, the Library Committee, Parks &
Recreation, the Tree Committee, Water Advisory Committee
and Public Safety Committee.
April's First Friday Program features local mining
historian Jay Spehar, who will discuss his study of World
War II labor issues in the copper mining industry. The war
presented the copper industry, organized labor and federal
labor with unprecedented challenges. In “Keeping the
Wartime Labor Peace in the Globe Miami Mining District,”
Mr. Spehar examines the strategies and effectiveness of
balancing war demands and peacetime interests, many of
which influenced the course of labor relations for decades to
come. First Friday, April 7th at the Bullion Plaza Museum,
6:30 PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM with light refreshments.
The program is free, but donations are welcome. First Friday
is sponsored by the Gila County Historical Society and
Bullion Plaza Museum.
The 5th annual Domestic Violence Hats Off Champagne
Brunch will be held Saturday April 8th from 9:30 to 1 PM,
including a silent auction, raffle items, and brunch. For
more information, contact Carolyn Gillis at 928-402-0648.
Take the Historic Cemetery Tour Saturday April 8th. Catch
a shuttle at the train depot on Broad Street at 6:30 and spend
the next hour and a half on a respectful walking tour at the
Globe Cemetery, surrounded by an early who's who of
Globe. Get your tickets at the Cobre Valley Center for the
Arts: $15 per person, or $25 for tickets to both the cemetery
tour and the upcoming Historic home and Building Tour.
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 unpaved portion of State Route 366, also known as the
Swift Trail, which ascends Mount Graham southwest of
Safford, will be closed for the winter until April 15th.
Hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers are still welcome to
use the trail during the winter season.
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 Globe/Miami Chamber of Commerce is running low on
giveaways for the Welcome Baskets they give to new
residents. The Chamber invites you to help your business
become popular with new residents with things like
notepads, pencils, magnets. It's a great way to give a
friendly hello to those who are new to our area. Call
425-4495 for more information.
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 High Desert Humane Society now has a furniture store
and they invite you to come and visit. Now at 393 N Broad
Street, the store is stocked with furniture, pictures and lamps.
Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4
The Miami Senior Center offer 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
Tuesday at noon, and Wednesday at 6 PM at St. John's
Episcopal Church in Globe.