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Target Child Shopping Spree a big day for Boys and Girls Club


GENERALS 25


Expand your horizons with New Frontiers semester


Caroline Cline Fall


classes and activities


start right after an Open House on Friday, September 28, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for information and registration at


the MCC


Downtown campus at 145 N. Centennial Way on the 4th Floor. Park in the parking garage on the second or third levels and take the stairs or elevator to the fourth fl oor. New Frontiers is a peer-led, self-directed


A volunteer helps a little girl during the Child Shopping Spree.


Dee Rasmussen Saturday July 28 was a big day for many


boys and girls of the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley. Four hundred youngsters were selected for this shopping trip based on their needs and gathered at four Target stores in the wee hours starting at 7:00 a.m. Each child was able to purchase $125 worth of school clothes. Volunteers to help these kids fi nd some great school clothes lined up to gather their “new friend” to seek out great values! Volunteers came from Intel, Sun Lakes Lions Club, Sun Lakes Rotary Club, Cottonwood Tennis Club, Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley and Sun Lakes Charities. Many residents of Sun Lakes who had read about the upcoming shopping trip called to have their names on the volunteer list.


Paradise Bakery again stepped up and


the bakeries from the Crossroads, Arizona Mills, Superstition and Ocotillo stores baked a multitude of cookies, 800 to be exact! These cookies were then taken to the four Target stores, including those at Arizona Avenue in Chandler, Power Road in Mesa, Warner Road in Gilbert and Longmore Road in Mesa. These cookies are always a great hit for the kids , not to mention the volunteers. After shopping, the kids enjoyed their cookies and juice and received a backpack loaded with school supplies. This


year marked the 18th Child


Widowed Community Conference info


The Widowed Community second


annual WCESS Conference with be held October 26-28, 2012, MU Building, ASU Campus, Tempe, AZ. The topic for this event is Tools for the “New Normal” Journey. There will be over 20 speakers Friday, Saturday and Sunday presenting a wide array of practical topics including: coping strategies, journaling your way through grief, family issues, self care, reclaiming your life after loss, spirituality in grief, getting through the holidays, health insurance, operating your home, estate planning issues, dating and new relationships and many others. The website at www.WidowedCommunity.org has a complete list of topics. New this year will be focus support


groups on topics such as anger, guilt, dating, feeling “stuck,” and other issues. These will be offered every day of the conference. Register for all three days for $345 per


person or for Saturday and Sunday only for $275 per person. This includes a Friday night ice cream social and lunch each day. Not included in this amount are the accommodations. Discounted rates are available through Four Points by Sheraton. Learn more or register at: www. WidowedCommunity.org. 


SUN LAKES SPLASH


Shopping Spree led by Sun Lakes Charities. It is probably one of the most “feel good” days for the kids and a huge day for the volunteers who enjoy the smiles and excitement of these youngsters. 


organization of about 450 members sponsored by Mesa Community College. Members can attend classes or social events, teach classes in their expertise, or facilitate classes. After paying $70 for a whole year or $50 for one semester, members can register for as many classes as their personal schedules will allow. Some social activities will have additional costs. A free Student ID card for Mesa Community College can be obtained and used for discounts on MCC campuses and in the community. Many opportunities arise for members to volunteer at the college campuses or


in the community. Classes


meet at MCC at Southern Ave. and Dobson Rd, the Red Mountain Campus for MCC at McKellips Rd. and Power Rd., Downtown Campus for MCC at 165 N. Centennial Way, East Valley Adult Resource Centers at 247 N. MacDonald St. and at 7550 E. Adobe Rd.


and at several other locations. Classes and activities planned for this


fall are: hiking, Basha’s Art exhibit, Scottish Country Dance, improving posture, Mesa heritage, history of NE Arizona, water in the desert, the Hopi, LDS culture, African photo Safari, photo visit to Paris, all about numbers, sports and politics, time management, the human skeleton, brain’s eye view of knowledge, what does


love mean?,


performances at the Tempe Art Center, three plays at the Theatre Outback on the Dobson campus, Afghanistan, great decisions on global challenges, book discussions, fi nancial security, sign language, elections, Tocqueville and the American experiment, understanding humanism, philosophy of religion, the Cosmos, great scientifi c ideas, car computers, FAA handling fl ights, mind mapping, healthy naturally,


stress, power


of kindness, grief management on holidays, driving refresher course, Medicare, learn new games, comedy movies, magic of grandchildren, wine enjoyment, community gardens, the lunch bunch on the second Friday of each month at a different local restaurant and many more. Check the website at newfrontiers.


mesacc.edu or write to New Frontiers, 165 N. Centennial Way 208, Mesa, AZ 85201 for more information.


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