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Register Now: Learn the science of fundraising

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

logo_associationoffundraisingprofessionalsFlagstaff AZ (May 3, 2016) – Register now to learn how to make data-driven decisions to advance your fundraising efforts. The workshop, “Build Your Confidence and Credibility with Data,” sponsored by the Northern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 12 at Flagstaff Medical Center, Conference Room B, 1200 N. Beaver Street, Flagstaff. Lunch is included. Cost is $15 for AFP members and $20 for non members. Read More→

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MATFORCE Announces
Winners of 2016 Video Contest

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (May 2, 2016) – MATFORCE is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Stand With Me, Be Drug Free” video contest.   Area youth ages 11 to 18 were invited to let their voices be heard by creating an original short video that makes a positive statement about reducing drug and alcohol abuse.  Read More→

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Professional Women’s Group After Hours Event

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

By Claudelle Johnson, PWG President

logo_professionalwomensgroupCottonwood AZ (May 2, 2016) – The local Chapter of Professional Women’s Group will hold their Business After Hours Event on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Vino de Sedona in Sedona from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Join us for an exciting evening of PWG women in business networking! And don’t forget to come ready to support Vino De Sedona for allowing us to use their wonderful location by ordering something from their menu! They will be having dancing and live music after our event so be sure to bring a friend to make it a true ladies night out! Read More→

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Clarkdale and Verde Valley Fire Districts Will Consolidate

Friday, April 29th, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCottonwood AZ (April 29, 2016) – On April 26 at 10:50 a.m. the Verde Valley Fire District Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution consolidating Clarkdale Fire District and Verde Valley Fire District effective July 1, 2016.

The two districts have been discussing sharing services, in some form, since May 2015.  Board discussions and staff research led the boards to the conclusion that a consolidation would be beneficial to the citizens they serve by enhancing efficiency and service while eliminating duplicated costs. Read More→

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VVFD Promotes Two Reserves to Full Time Firefighters

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictBy Nazih M. Hazime
Fire Chief
Verde Valley Fire District

Cottonwood AZ (April 28, 2016) – At the Fire Board of Directors meeting on April 26th, two Verde Valley Fire District Firefighters were recognized for their recent promotions.  Both Joseph Loehr and Ethan Wright were Reserves for VVFD before receiving promotions.  Both firefighters are hard workers dedicated to professionalism and are proud to be part of the VVFD team.  Read More→

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MATFORCE Congratulates Winners of 2016 Youth Poster Contest

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (April 26, 2016) – MATFORCE announces Ashley Wassell, an 11-year old student from Big Park School in Sedona, and Gage Sloniger, a 13-year old student from Mountain View Preparatory School in Cottonwood, are the grand prize winners of the MATFORCE 2016 Youth Poster Contest.  In honor of their outstanding entries, these winners will each receive a $250 cash award. Read More→

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DUMP the DRUGS Event May 7th in Beaver Creek

Monday, April 25th, 2016

logo_MATForceBeaver Creek AZ (April 25, 2016) – A “Dump the Drugs” event will be held on Saturday, May 7th in Lake Montezuma at the Beaver Creek Adult Center.  The Beaver Creek Community Action Team, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and MATFORCE are hosting this event. Read More→

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ATV Rollover Accident on Cornville Road

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCornville AZ (April 22, 2016) – On Thursday, April 21st at approximately 4:30pm the Verde Valley Fire District responded to Beaverhead Flat and Cornville Road for an ATV rollover accident.  Crews arrived on scene to find a ATV on the dirt road just South of Cornville Road and Beaverhead Flat Road.  The ATV was on its side upon arrival.  Read More→

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logo_MATForcePrescott Valley AZ (April 18, 2016) – MATFORCE awarded the Yavapai Anti-Tobacco Coalition of Youth (Y.A.T.C.Y.) its Game Changer Award for going ‘above-and-beyond’ in making a real difference in the lives of others.  Youth of the Y.A.T.C.Y. earned the award for their outstanding work in tobacco education and becoming the next generation that is tobacco free.  Their work is truly helping build healthier communities. Read More→

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logo_vvhsCottonwood AZ (April 17, 2016) – The Verde Valley Humane Society is hosting a yard sale on May 13th and 14th from 10 to 4 at the shelter at 1520 W. Mingus, Cottonwood. 

They are now collecting donations of gently-used to new items, all of which are tax-deductible.  Donations can be dropped off at the VVHS from 10 to 5 from Monday to Saturday, and at Sedona Paint Center ((928) 203-9500). Read More→