The Gila County Historical Museum will be showcasing a
collection of historic photographs taken from 1900 through
the 1960's. The photographs highlight Globe/Miami
parades, picnics and celebrations throughout the beginning
of the last century, in an exhibition, called “Parades and
Celebrations”. There will be an opening night and ribbon
cutting at 5pm on Friday, June 30th, along with their
monthly Hamburger Fry.
The Office of Environmental Engineering will hold free
food handling classes on Thursday July 6th at 1:30 PM at the
Bylas Older Adult Center, and on Wednesday August 9th at
9:00 AM at the Triplet's Conference Room
Gila County Community College is offering a Dental
Assistant training program through the Cobre Valley
Institute of Technology. The application deadline is July
13th. For more information, call 928-425-8481.
The Summer Youth Musical Theatre Program celebrates
its 20th year with a production of “Disney's Aladdin Jr.”
Tickets are on sale now at the Cobre Valley Center for the
Arts on Broad Street. Performances begin on Friday July
7th and end on Saturday July 15th. For more information,
Resident of Southern Gila County, particularly those in the
areas of Russell Gulch, Ice House Canyon and Kellner
Canyon, should prepare the areas near their properties for
Monsoon Season. Because of the Pinal Fire, these areas
may see greater than normal flooding. Remove any debris
from waterways, culverts and ditches on your property. For
more information, call the Gila County Emergency
Management office at 928-402-8789.
Learn the essentials of Quickbooks at a two-day seminar on
July 18th and 19th, from 8am to noon. Classes are offered at
the Gila Community College. The fee is $149 per person.
For more information, call 928-428-8590.
This is your last chance to enroll in the welding program at
the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology. Students
graduating are work ready. Free tuition, free books and
supplies. Applications are available at local high schools,
the Community College and at the CVIT office, in Globe.
For more information, call 928-424-1907.
The San Carlos School District will hold early registration
in July. Come to Rice Elementary on July 17th, San Carlos
Hgh School on July 18th and at the SCUSD Training Room
on July 19th, School starts on Monday, July 31st.
Classes at San Carlos Apache College begin August 7th.
Pick up an enrollment packet today at the College's
Administration Building. For more information, call
The High Desert Humane Society is having a fund raising
auction at Bullion Plaza on July 29th. The Humane Society
is now accepting donations for the auction and they can be
dropped off at the Botique/Thrift Store on Broad Street.
There will also be raffle for a 2003 Yamaha Raptor 660
quad. Tickets are only $10.
The Farmers Market is still going strong and is open to the
public Saturdays, beginning at 8am within Veteran's
Memorial Park, located in front of Globe City Hall. Fresh
local vegetables, breads and more can be found at the
Farmer's Market, every Saturday morning.
The Miami Library Summer Reading Program, “Build A
Better World” has begun, with story/playtime for toddlers
and preschoolers every Thursday from 11 to noon.
Children's Movie Time is on Friday's at 3:00 PM. All ages
It is time to register for the Pinal/Gila Head Start Program.
Head Start is a free preschool for children ages 3 and 4. It
provides age appropriate learning activities and social
guidance. For more information, call 425-9610.
United Fund of Globe Miami is now accepting applications
for 2018 calendar year funding. The application deadline is
August 1st. Applicants must be a currently registered charity
operating in the Globe Miami area. For more information,
Bring your gently used or new shoes to the Gila County
Public Health Department or the Courthouse and donate to
a great cause. The shoes collected will be distributed to
organizations that assist people in getting back to work,
putting shoes on the homeless and helping those in need.
Have questions? Call Chuck Turney at 402-8811 for more
Age-related macular degeneration, AMD, is the leading
cause of blindness in people over 65, but some forms can be
slowed or stopped, and in some cases reversed, if found in
time. Call the Foundation Fighting Blindness today at
800-BLINDNESS (800-254-6363) or go to
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.
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.