High Desert Flying

The 2016 High-Desert Fly-In will take place at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport, 701 Airport Road, on Saturday, July 30, from 7 am to 12 noon. Admission is free and residents, tourists, and pilots are invited to Winslow’s historic airport to enjoy airplanes, history, music, dancing, food, and more! Click here for more info. 
Toastmasters Club

Meets every other Wednesday from Noon to 1 p.m. in Holbrook at the Navajo County Public Works Building, 100 W Public Works Drive, Holbrook, AZ, south of Holbrook in the Chevelon Conference Room. A great way to practice and get comfortable with public speaking. Attend free as a guest. Contact the VP of Membership, Beci Rohkohl, 928-240-1104 to join. Next meetings: Wednesdays, May 25, June 8, June 22, etc.
Northeastern Arizona Homeschoolers
There is a new homeschool support group on the mountain! Northeastern Arizona Homeschoolers are families working together to bring support, resources and opportunity to home education in the White Mountains and surrounding areas including Show Low, Pinetop, Lakeside, Snowflake, St. Johns, Eager, and Springerville. 

Membership for Northeastern Arizona Homeschoolers is FREE. The goal is to provide access to all families regardless of economic ability. While there is not an annual membership fee, there are small fees for some of our activities such as Bowling, Spelling Bee, and Science & Engineering Fair. Additionally, we do request participation in "pot luck" style treats for our parties.
For more information including our calendar of events, and more, see our website at http://www.nazhomeschoolers.org/ and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NAZHomeschoolers/ and https://www.facebook.com/groups/nazhomeschoolers
Adopt a Pet from a Shelter!

Check out the pets available for adoption at the Holbrook Animal Control Pet Service. Give some lonely dog or cat a chance to be in a loving environment! Stop by the facility at 105 Airport Road in Holbrook. (928) 524-6828.






Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Discussion Group Meets every Monday at Summit Cardiology
Do you have heart or lung challenges? Join our fun, informative and free discussion group facilitated by Dawn Marino, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, every Monday (except holidays) from 1–2pm at 5300 S. Sutter Drive, Building #7, Suite C. A support person is welcome to come along! For more information please call 532-1150.

Smoking Cessation Group

Summit Healthcare is starting a new Smoking Cessation Group to help those who have quit smoking, are in the process of quitting smoking, or are thinking about quitting smoking. Our first meeting will be on September 9 at 4:00 and will be on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month thereafter. The meetings will be held in the Private Dining Room next to the Cafeteria. Please RSVP to Kandy Chintis at 537.6771 or Tammy Livingston at 532.1150.

Just Call 311 for Local Emergency Information

 "The Northeastern Arizona Public Information System (now 311), both the website and hotline, worked again this week to update our communities about the fire at the Forest Energy Plant. Stay informed of the latest emergency related information in our region at: http://www.311info.net/ / Frontier customers can dial 311 direct / all other land-line customers dial (928) 333-3412 / *311 for Cell One or #311 for Verizon.

Wee Ones Wednesday Playgroups
Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., drop in at Show Low McDonald's Play Place where Summit Healthcare Healthy Steps Specialists will be on site to answer questions about your infant or toddler's early learning and behaviors. Enjoy activities that encourage early learning, early literacy guidance, guest speakers, question and answer time, an opportunity to meet other parents with infants and toddlers, and information on available services within the community. For information, call Health Steps for Young Children at 928-367-6500.
MOMS Club of the White Mountains

MOMS Club of the White Mountains has fun activities for moms and children that are always fun & child-friendly.  The club usually meets twice per week.  For more information, please call ALI @ 401-339-0701 OR email:   MomsClubOfTheWhiteMountains@hotmail.com

DIABETIC DISCUSSION GROUP MEETINGS  "If you are an adult with diabetes or are interested in learning more about diabetes, you are welcome to attend our monthly diabetic education discussion and support group, held the first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Conference Room 2.   No sign up is necessary and there is no fee. Call (928) 537-6548 for more information.” 
Links Of Interest For Communities In Our Area
Chambers of Commerce
Local Organizations
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeastern Arizona
    2707 S White Mountain Rd, Suite H
    Show Low, AZ 85901
    (928) 537-1996

Helplines and Support Groups
Recreation (Forests, Parks)

Arizona State Parks

Western Region
Alamo Lake State Park
Buckskin Mountain State Park
Cattail Cove State Park
Lake Havasu State Park
River Island
Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
Northern Region
Dead Horse Ranch State Park
Fort Verde State Historic Park
Homolovi State Park
Jerome State Historic Park
Red Rock State Park
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Slide Rock State Park
Verde River Greenway State Natural Area
Eastern Region
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Catalina State Park
Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
Lost Dutchman State Park
Lyman Lake State Park
McFarland State Historic Park
Oracle State Park
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Southern Region
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Patagonia Lake State Park
Picacho Peak State Park
Roper Lake State Park
Sonoita Creek State Natural Area
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
San Rafael State Natural Area

Medical Centers
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center
2200 Show Low Lake Rd.
Show Low, AZ 85901
(928) 537-4375
Little Colorado Medical Center
1501 N. Williamson Ave.
Winslow, AZ 86047
(928) 289-4691

Northern Arizona Healthcare - Flagstaff Medical Center
1200 N. Beaver St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 779-3366
Hopi Health Care Center
P.O. Box 4000
Polacca, Arizona 86042
(928) 737-6000

Whiteriver PHS Indian Hospital
Whiteriver Service Unit
P.O. Box 860
Whiteriver, Arizona 85941
(928) 338-4911

Representative Information
www.votesmart.org Find the names of your representatives, their voting histories, positions on issues, and more

www.senate.gov Locate contact and biographical information for your senators
www.house.gov  Locate contact and biographical information for your representative(s)

www.opensecrets.org analyzes where candidates get their campaign money and how they spend it, as well as personal financial disclosures

www.legistorm.com/trip.html provides financial information about representatives and staffer, including salaries, travel funding, foreign donations, and more

http://thomas.loc.gov The Library of Congress allows you to search for your representatives' voting records and bill sponsorship, and provides video feeds of congressional sessions

http://disbursements.house.gov/ Lets you view quarterly reports of representatives' salaries, expenditures, and more

www.c-span.org/congress/ C-SPAN's Congressional Chronicle provides archived video from congressional sessions and ranks congresspersons by number of days speaking on the floor

Senior Living
Holbrook Senior Center
216 Joy Nevin Avenue
Holbrook, AZ 86025
(928) 524-6044
Email: hsca@frontiernet.net
Aging and Adult Services
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039
(928) 734-3552
Pinetop-Lakeside Senior Center
1594 Johnson Drive
Lakeside, AZ 85929
(928) 368-5869
Email: lakesidesr@frontier.com
Rim Country Senior Center
2171 E. B Street
Overgaard, AZ 85933-0193
(928) 535-5525
Email: rcsc@frontier.net
Show Low Senior Center/White Mountain Meals on Wheels
301 E. McNeil
Show Low, AZ 85901
(928) 532-0656
Email: slsc@frontier.com
Cedar Hills Senior Center
9419 Concho Highway
Snowflake, AZ 85937
(928) 536-7957 (Joanne Thompson)
Silver Creek Senior Center
1658 S. Main
Snowflake, AZ 85937
(928) 536-2222
Email: silvercreeksrcenter@frontiernet.net
Elderly Services
P.O. Box 1179
Whiteriver, Arizona 85941
(928) 338-4346
Winslow Council on Aging Senior Center
212 E. Second St.
Winslow, AZ 86047
(928) 289-3341
Email: winslowcouncilonaging@yahoo.com

Senior Advocacy and Information
Governor's Advisory Council on Aging The Council's mission is to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans.
Arizona Attorney General's Resources for Seniors The site includes information and resources on everything from Elder Abuse to avoiding fraud and scams.
Arizona AARP Provides information and resources on numerous topics as they relate to seniors.

Waste Management offers recycling bins to the public at Lone Pine Transfer Station on Highway 77, across the street from the White Mountain Lakes turn off.  Bins will be available for the drop-off of cardboard, newspaper, aluminum, tin and plastics numbered 1 to 3. The public will be required to separate their materials and place them in the appropriate bins. The Lone Pine Transfer Station is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.