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Hollister recognized for 30 years as a volunteer
Certificate cites public safety, radio communication efforts
BY SHAR PORIER
BISBEE — During Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Robert L. Hollister was recog-nized for his 30 years of volunteer work in Cochise County.“We are privileged this morn-ing to have with us a gentle-man who has been in volunteer service for the county for quite some time,” said Supervisor Ann English. The certificate of appreciation read: “The Cochise County Board of Supervisors wishes to recog-nize Robert L. Hollister for his many years of volunteer work for Cochise County in public safety.“For the past three decades, Mr. Hollister has exemplified the best of what volunteerism is by his leadership and involvement with the County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Ser-vice, and the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team.“Mr. Hollister has also been honored as the recipi-ent of the 2014 Governor’s Life-time Achievement Volunteer Service Award.“The Board also recognizes and appreciates the vital contri-butions that all volunteers make to their communities by giving of their time and talents. Mr. Hollis-ter is but one example of the self-less spirit and positive impact of volunteers throughout Cochise County. Therefore the Cochise County Board of Supervisors thanks Robert L. Hollister for his volunteer service to strength-en the public safety and radio communications capabilities of Cochise County and the State of Arizona.”English, Pat Call and Richard Searle presented Hollister with a coveted Cochise County Copper mug for his willingness to serve his community in addition to the certificate.
Robert L. Hollister, center, was recognized for 30 years of volunteering his time to Cochise County by the County Board of Supervisors during Tuesday’s meeting. Hollister is pictured with Supervisor Pat Call on his right and Supervisor Richard Searle on his left.
BISBEE — Copper Queen Community Hos-pital (CQCH) continues to offer monthly mobile digital mammography at its rural health clin-ics in Douglas (CQMA Douglas) and Palomi-nas (CQMA Palominas). The next screenings are scheduled for Friday, July 11.Screenings are avail-able at CQMA Douglas from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the CQMA Palomi-nas from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to a comprehensive digital screening, a certified technologist will be available.Patients must have a physician’s order/pre-scription and can sched-ule a screening by call-ing Imaging Services at (520) 432-6541. Screen-ings are covered by most insurance plans. CQCH offers discounts to women who do not have insurance. When calling for an appoint-ment, please indicate which location you wish to have the screening.
San Pedro River Interpretive Walks
The Friends of the San Pedro River will con-duct interpretive walks along the river every Saturday at 8 a.m. All walks depart from the San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90, east of Si-erra Vista at the river. The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States. Here you’ll find 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. The river has been designat-ed one of the Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy. There is no charge for the walks; however, donations are accepted to support the docent programs. Dress appro-priately for the weather, bring drinking water, trail shoes or similar footwear, a hat, and use sun protection. For more information, call (520) 459-2555 or visit the website at sanpe-droriver.org.
Copper Queen sets mobile mammography for July 11
Military Order of The Purple Heart, Sierra Vista Chapter 572
will hold its June dinner meeting at the Landmark Café just outside the Fort Huachuca main gate, Wednesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. Current and future benefit programs and upcoming events will be topics of discussion along with evaluation of newly started programs. Visit www.moph572.org or www.twitter.com/moph572 for more Chapter Information.
AARP local chapter 3123 has a member meeting at the
Ethel Berger Center, Wednesday June 25, 1 p.m. Rebecca Smyth will speak “Eating a healthy Diet,” the public is invited, refreshments are being served. For more info call 378-4386.
The American Legion Post 52 will host breakfast, Sat-urday June
26, from 8-10:30 a.m.,. The menu includes SOS, eggs to order, bacon, sausage, hash brown, hotcakes, toast, biscuits, coffee free w/breakfast, $2 - $5.50. Open to all members, guests and all active duty service members and family. For more information, call (520) 459.6050., American Legion Post 52, 12 The-ater Drive, in Sierra Vista.
The Thunder Mountain Twirlers’ are having a Main-stream Square Dance
on Friday, June 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Our caller for the evening will be Tucson’s own Paul Turner, and he’ll call an “anything goes” plus tip after the dance. Lisa Wall will cue rounds. Only $4 for mem-bers, $5 for non-members, and free for non-dancers to come watch and socialize! Snacks and friendship are provided. Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave., Sierra Vista. For more info contact Sandy at (520) 378-6719 or email email@example.com.
Bake Sale for Babies! All proceeds donated to CareNet. A
chance for parents and kids to work together with other families to create and sell handmade baked goods, 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 27, at United Methodist Church in the Gym. All items you bring are to be considered donated. Sign up to onate and volunteer online at https://www.facebook.com/BakeSaleForBa-bies/info. Call (520) 335-2884 or email Celeste at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fourth Friday breakfast at Papa’s 50s Diner on S. Hwy.
92. 8 a.m., Friday, June 27. No host breakfast open to all auto enthu-siasts. Come on out and enjoy the Sierra Vista morning, talk cars, see old friends and meet other auto enthusiasts. Free beverage with each breakfast order. Re-member; you gotta’ drive ‘em!
American Legion Post 52 and Raul Entertaining will host a
steak fry dinner on Friday, June 27, from 5-7 p.m., for $9 per per-son. Menu includes all the fixings. The dinner is open to all mem-bers, guests and all active duty service members and family. For more information, call (520) 459-6050., American Legion Post 52, 12 Theater Drive, in Sierra Vista.
The Huachuca Saddle Club will host a horse show on
June 28. All shows start at 9 a.m., un-less otherwise posted on the website, www.huachucasaddle-club.org. Be sure to complete the release forms for both Wren Arena and the Huachuca Saddle Club – this needs to be done once each year.The event will be held at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena. There is plenty of parking under the shady oaks. You must have a picture ID to enter Fort Huachuca.
The annual Ducks Unlimited dinner banquet will be held Saturday,
June 28, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Knights of Co-lumbus banquet hall, 156 NW Kayetan Drive in Sierra Vista. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and the night will feature a family friendly evening of games, raffles and auctions. Tickets start at $55 for a single, $95 for a couple, and Greenwings cost $35. Tickets can be bought online at ducks.org/arizona and clicking the “Local events” link or by calling Tony Padilla at 505-306-4033 or Chris Klasen at (520) 940 - 2789. If there are any questions, or if anyone would like more information, they can call those numbers or visit our Facebook page face-book.com/SVDucks.
Attn. all Fry Chapter 14 members of the Disabled American
Veterans. We will be holding our monthly meeting on June 28 at 1300 hours at the Elks Lodge in Sierra Vista. Plan to attend so you can participate in our meeting and renew old friendships.
All are welcome to attend the June 28 Learning in
the Gardens event, the Sierra Vista Compost Program, sponsored by the Sierra Vista Community Gardens, and presented by Dar-rin Stensby, Refuse Supervisor, city of Sierra Vista. Bring all your questions about the city’s relatively new program, and see first hand what the compost looks like, 300 E. Wilcox, 9 to 10 a.m. The gardens open at 8 a.m., so feel free to come early and check out what’s growing. Bring a hat, water and sunscreen. Any changes to the schedule will be updated on our website Events page; www.svcommunitygar-dens.com. Questions? Call (520) 249-8943.
AZgreyhounds of Sierra Vista will conduct a greyhound adoption day
on Saturday, June 28, for Sierra Vista and the surrounding area. The adop-tion day will be from 10 a.m., until 2 p.m., and will be held at PetSmart, 4267 E. Highway 90,in Sierra Vista. Every year hundreds of young and healthy purebred greyhounds are in need of adop-tion after their time on the track is through. For more information, contact Dave at 378-1763.
The Sierra Vista Historical Society is once again hosting “Summer Saturdays”
at 10:30 a.m. the Henry F. Hauser Museum on June 28, July 19 and 26. Join us for family activities for both kids and adults. Each Saturday will introduce a hands-on activity for children ages 6-12 years old. Registration is free but required in advance by contacting Nancy.Krieski@SierraVistaAZ.gov or call (520) 439-2306. Parents are en-couraged to attend all sessions. The museum is located at 2930 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. All programs are free and open to the public.
Carr House Sunday Pro-grams 1:30 p.m., June 29: A fat
bear is a healthy bear! Judy Phillips, environmental educator. This hands-on family presenta-tion will familiarize participants with the basic needs of the black bear and its habitat in the Huachuca Mountains. Fun and informative for all ages. Direc-tions to Carr House: From Sierra Vista travel south on Highway 92 to Carr Canyon Road, at the Mesquite Tree restaurant. Turn right (west). Drive about 2.1 miles up Carr Canyon Road. Carr House is on the left after a concrete dip in the road. Visit our website at www.huachucamountains.org.
The annual Stan Greer Memorial Shoot ‘N’ Shindig is set
for June 29 at the Sierra Vista Shooting Range. This family event, hosted by the Huachuca White-Tail Club offer an oppor-tunity for youth to learn about target shooting with a .22-with scope rifle, 3D archery, BB guns. rifles, ammunition, safety glasses, and hearing protection. There will be a pot luck lunch provided, with raffles and prizes. Register by June 21: Chris Sterner, (520) 227-2140, email@example.com.
Free Vacation Bible School, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.,
June 30 through July 3 in Naco, Sonora, Transportation is provided. All kids and adults are invited. Volunteer for activities or just come and enjoy yourself. Sign up now. Enjoy Bible stories, songs, games, arts & crafts, garden fun, new friends and yummy snacks. The events are sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bis-bee, St. Stephen’s in Douglas and Iglesia del Camino in Naco, Sono-ra. For more information call Fr. Richard Aguilar at (305)793-6416 or Tom Carlson at (520)432-6957.