Category: Volunteer

Donate New Shoes 4 Foster Children

MOHAVE COUNTY-Last November, a young girl by the name of Mackenzie was adopted 6 months shy of her 18th birthday. Prior to being adopted, Mackenzie lived in 26 different places while in foster care. Mackenzie at times went without shoes, even showing up to school barefoot. Mackenzie and her adoptive parents had the great idea to collect shoes for children in Arizona foster care homes. Now, Mackenzie is asking for the public’s help to reach her goal of collecting 17,000 pairs of shoes so that every child in the care of the Department of Child Safety will have a new pair when they arrive. Donations can be dropped off at these locations: Mohave Valley Fire Department, 1451 E. Willow Dr., Mohave Valley from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Potter’s House, 2256 Kaibab Dr., Bullhead City, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday-Friday and Wednesday/Sunday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Southwest Behavioral and Health Services, 2580 Hwy 95, Ste 120, Bullhead City, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Mohave County Probation, 5287 S. Hwy 95, Ste I, Fort Mohave, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. You can read more about Mackenzie and her goal of collecting 17,000 pairs of shoes at www.fosteringrights.org. For more information, call 928-768-7081 ext....

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REMINDER – 2015 REGATTA VOLUNTEER MEETING

  An informational meeting for all volunteers working the Bullhead City River Regatta will be held on Wednesday, July 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bullhead City Council Chambers, located at 1255 Marina Blvd. Please mark your calendar for this important informational meeting. This will be the only meeting for Volunteers before the event and City staff is urging all volunteers to attend. Event information will be presented to both Casino Information Booth and Park volunteers. Volunteer T-shirts, Parking Passes and Assignments will be provided at this meeting. Not yet a volunteer? We still have volunteer positions available! Volunteers receive a free event t-shirt and lunch. Applications are available at http://www.bullheadregatta.com/volunteers-1.html. For more information, call Susan Carroll at 928-763-9400 ext. 500 or Brenda Richardson at...

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Local Amateur Radio Operators Continue to Protect Mohave County During National Disasters

LAKE HAVASU CITY–Supervisor Buster Johnson participated in this year’s Annual Radio Field Day Event sponsored by the National Association of Amateur Radio. Ham radio operators around the country put on the event to demonstrate and train for what might happen in case of a nationwide emergency. “In the event we experience a natural disaster or a man made catastrophe that shuts down the power grid, our only line of communication may depend on these association members,” Supervisor Buster Johnson stated. The London Bridge Amateur Radio Association has participated in the event for the past thirty-one years. During the event, the local association makes contact with other amateur radio operators, known as Hams, from all around the country and even to some Canadian provinces. Ham radios can use anywhere from 100MHz to sometimes 1500MHz to communicate to individuals. “Unlike radio stations and TV signals, ham radios use what is called “short-waves” which allow them to communicate to locations hundreds of miles away,” Johnson stated. “If there is a national disaster in New Mexico that effects Mohave County’s power grid, ham radios will be able to get updates on the event and keep citizens informed,” Johnson continued. The London Bridge Amateur Radio Association is made up of around 51 members. They currently work out of a makeshift station set up in the parking lot of Lake Havasu City Fire Station No....

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Regatta volunteer meeting scheduled for July 29

BULLHEAD CITY–An informational meeting for all volunteers working the Bullhead City River Regatta will be held on Wednesday, July 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bullhead City Council Chambers, 1255 Marina Blvd. Please mark your calendar for this important informational meeting. This will be the only meeting for Volunteers before the event and City staff is urging all volunteers to attend. Event information will be presented to both Casino Information Booth and Park volunteers. Volunteer T-shirts, Parking Passes and Assignments will be provided at this meeting. Not yet a volunteer? We still have volunteer positions available! Volunteers receive a free event t-shirt and lunch. Applications are available at http://www.bullheadregatta.com/volunteers-1.html. For more information, call Susan Carroll at 928-763-9400 ext. 500 or Brenda Richardson at...

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