Celebrate Recovery Classes : Freedom from hurts, habits, hang ups on Monday nights at 6:30 pm at Champion Church 3625 S Ave 5E, Yuma, AZ A Christ -centered recovery program where God heals you from your hurts, habits, and hang ups. Held every Monday night. Child care is available. Recovery Leaders are Cesar and Elizabeth Acosta. Freedom is possible from: Anger, emotional/physical abuse, co-dependency, depression, eating disorders, enabling, drugs/alcohol/prescriptions/fear/anxiety/stress, gambling, grief, loss, divorce, guilt, shame, controlling, overspending, pornography, sex addiction, serious illness, unforgiveness, ....All life's hurts, habits, and hang ups (A-Z)
ATTENTION: KCFY is once again a drop off location for Toys For Tots this Christmas! The Marine Corps have chosen KCFY, 1921 S Rail Ave, Yuma as a drop off site for your new unwrapped toys for local kids who need Christmas gifts this Christmas. Drop off your toys Monday through Friday from 8 am - 2 pm before December 16th, 2019 and help put a smile on a child's face this Christmas?
Beginning Friday, October 11th at 4 pm the Yuma County Library District in collaboration with the Yuma County Cooperative Extension will host a "Healthy Living Series" at the Main Library. Workshops are on Fridays and include nutrition, our relationships with food, healthy eating habits and how other aspects of our daily lives can impact our food choices. Oct 11 : Healthy Eating Habits, Oct 18: Physical Activity for good health Oct 25: Tracking your Health Nov 1: Sleep for good health Nov 8: Stress, Emotions, and eating. The Main Library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive, Yuma. All workshops will be held in Meeting Room C. There is no charge to attend; however; space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Cooperative Extension Office at 928-726-3904 to register.
The Yuma Police Dept is now accepting applications for their Citizens Police Academy. The academy is designed to educate the citizens of Yuma about the daily operations of the Yuma Police Dept,. The academy, which is twelve (12) weeks long, will give participants an opportunity to see how the police department works and get some "hands on" instruction on various topics relating to police work. Some of those classes include a driving course, firearms training , building searches, decision making scenarios, K9 demonstration, crime scene processing, narcotics gangs, animal control, driving under the influence and traffic laws. Participants will also get a tour of the department and have to complete a ride-a-long with an officer. We will be holding two separate academies, one on Tuesday nights and one on Wednesday nights. They will start on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 and Wednesday, January 8th 2020 with a graduation at the end of March 2020. Classes will be held every Tues and Weds evening from 6 pm - 9 pm and some nights running til 10 pm. Classes are held at The Yuma Police Dept 1500 S 1st Ave and at the Public Safety Training facility. No fee to attend, however; attendance at 9 sessions minimum is required and you must participate in all "hands on" exercises and complete the ride-along" for successful completion of the course. Preference will be given to residents of the City of Yuma. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and pass a background check. The class size is limited to 14 participants.. Questions ? or want to apply? Call Edith Ruiz at 373-4731. Application deadline is Nov 15th, 2019.
The Salvation Army is looking for energetic, giving, community minded volunteers this holiday season to be bell ringers at The Army's famous Red Kettles throughout our community. More volunteers than ever are needed to help those in need this holiday season. For more information please contact your local Salvation Army here in Yuma or visit: Arizona.SalvationArmy.org and click on "volunteer".
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Yuma Mayor Douglas J Nicholls invites residents and their families to join him and 4FrontED leaders in the Fourth Mayors' Binational Bicycle Ride, set to begin at 8 am on Saturday, October 19th, in the east parking lot of the Yuma Civic Center. The bicyclists will take off on a route through Somerton, Gadsden, and San Luis, AZ, to experience the beauty and charm of the southwestern Arizona region before finishing in San Luis Rio Colorado,m Sonora. Cycled at a leisurely pace in five-mile increments, the family friendly ride stretches over 25 miles and provides a unique opportunity to experience the binational 4FrontED region. Mayor Nicholls and leaders from 4FrontED founded this event to unite communities and elected officials in a healthy, diverse bike ride. Those wishing to finish the ride in full will cross the u.s. Mexico border at the San Luis Port of Entry 1, and are reminded to bring proper documentation for their return to the United States. SLRC Mayor Santos Gonzalez Yescas will host a finisher's celebration at a park near San Luis Rio Colorado's City Hall, with live music, local craft and food vendors, and medals for the bicyclists. " It's one more way to experience the unique blend of culture, history, and partnership that exists between our communities near the border" says Mayor Nicolls. "Not only is Mexico our number one trading partner in Arizona, but Mexico is our neighbor and ally in so many ways. I encourage everyone to spend a day riding through the outdoors and finishing with some great festivities and food just south of the border". More information on participation: * Bicyclists of all ages and levels are welcome, those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. * No prior experience necessary. The ride will be guided by area public safety agencies for the public's safety along the route and in case anyone needs any assistance. * All participants are to bring their own bicycle, helmet, and proper documentation to cross the international border. * Sunscreen and comfortable athletic attire is recommended. * Arrive at the Yuma Civic Center's parking lot at 7 am for registration and to fill out a waiver. Elected officials and leaders will be on site at the parking lot to welcome the crowd and give brief speeches before embarking on the route. * The first 300 people to arrive for the 7 am registration will receive a free official participant's T - shirt. A variety of sizes are available. No pre-orders or holds. * Water and snacks will be provided at stops along the route. * Participants may either utilize sponsored public transportation, or coordinate a ride home after the race from the U.S. - Mexico, unless they wish to ride their bicycles back to Yuma. *Some public transportation will be available that day. Bicyclists are to cross the border back into the United States through the San Luis Port of Entry 1 pedestrian lane. In the past, many bicyclists arrange for a friend or family member to pick them up at the finish in San Luis Colorado, and then utilize the car lane with their bicycles loaded onto the vehicles. Mayors and county supervisors from Yuma County and the Cities of Yuma, Somerton, San Luis, Wellton, and San Luis Colorado have led the ride through the mega-region for three years in a row. This, Fourth year, elected officials and leaders from throughout the states of Arizona , Baja California, California, and Sonora will be engaged. A Facebook event has been created . For questions on this event, please contact: Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Lucy Valencia at 928-373-5016 or Lucy.Valencia@YumaAz.gov. If you are a local business/entity who would like to participate in the event as a sponsor, contact Executive Director of 4FrontED, Nazzer Mendez at 928-371-5013 or nmendez@4FrontED.org.
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Church For The City Women present: LIVING PROOF, a Beth Moore simulcast, at Church For The City, 3726 E County 13th Street, Yuma, AZ on Saturday, October 19th from 9 am - 3:30 pm. ( Lunch is on your own!) Cost is $20. Live Worship. Fun! Raffle Prizes! Some scholarships available. Call Jackie 760-457-6520 for further information. Register at: https://www.ctcfamily.com/womens-ministry
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Chipotle Takeover for Gila Vista Band on Saturday, October 19th from 5 pm - 9 pm at Chipotle Restaurant, 3080 S 4th Ave, Yuma on the big curve. Come support Gila Vista Band when you have dinner at the NEW Chipotle at the big curve from 5 - 9 pm you will be supporting some really amazing band students at Gila Vista Junior High School. Proceeds from the event will help fund copies of new music, new equipment, equipment repairs, marching equipment, uniforms, instrument accessories, educational field trips, transportation for performances, parade registration fees, and so much more. Thanks for your support!
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MCAS 5TH ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT on Thursday, October 24th on the Parade Deck at MCAS from 5 pm - 8 pm. Best decorated trunk! ... with Prizes and even Cash prizes. . Don't miss one of MCAS Yuma's favorite events of the year. Dress up your trunk, dress yourself up in your favorite costume, bring your carved pumpkins ( for the Jack-O-Lantern contest) and meet us on the parade deck for trunks with all the candy you can imagine! There will be unit fundraisers, games, contests and so much more! For info: Call: 928-269-3079.
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Accurate Automotive Attention wants to thank the Yuma Community for 50 awesome years. They have been in business since 1969. On Friday, October 25th from 11 am - 2 pm at Accurate Automotive, 1495 S 3rd Avenue join us in 50 years down Memory Lane with lunch, music, raffles, going back and more.AND... they are giving away a car! A Nissan Altima will go to a person in Yuma who is nominated who is a hard worker, has dreams for their future and just needs a little extra help. Visit the Accurate Automotive Attention Facebook page or e mail your nomination to email@example.com or drop off your nomination at their 3rd Ave shop location. Include your name, phone number and e mail as well as the name, phone number and email of the person you are nominating and an explanation as to why this person's life would be changed for the better if they were to win a car. The winner will be announced at the October 25th celebration.