Annual Cookie Drive–Sue (Schoolteacher) Anderson

It’s that time of year again.  The time when a young man’s fancy turns to…No wait, that’s not right…It is the time for the Annual Cookie Drive.  I started a couple of years ago trying to find the history of this particular annual event, but it seems to have been lost in the mists of the “Long, Long Ago”. It …

Arts and Craft Show

The first Arts and Craft Show was such a big success that they decided to hold another one on the first Saturday of February, or if you prefer, February 3 from 10 to 2 at the Christian Service Center.  To shelter everyone from the sun, it will be held in the Friendship Arch by the church building.  There will be …

Pardon, My Slip is Showing—Sue (Schoolteacher) Anderson

I made a few errors in the last issue, and I thank everyone that pointed them out, as I strive to make this newsletter accurate. In the CSC article, I failed to mention that at the CSC office you can get copies, send faxes, or have something notarized, as Jeri is a licensed Notary. I also did not include that …

Yuma Proving Grounds Celebration

The Yuma Proving Grounds turns 75.  On February 3, 2018 the celebration begins at 10 am and lasts until 6pm.  It will be held at Con Field at YPG.  It will include a military free fall school with parachute jumps, a high performance jet flyover by MCAS from Yuma, military equipment displays and a fireworks extravaganza. Entertainment features The Manhattan …

Weekly Events

Sunday:  Catholic Services @ 9:30 am–the Proving Grounds Non-Denominational Church Services @ 10 am–the Christian Service Center Protestant Services @11 am–the Proving Grounds Music Jam in the Gravel Pit @ 1:30 pm Church Services @ 6 pm–the Christian Service Center CB Roll call Channel 12 @ 7 pm Monday:  Aerobics in the Gravel Pit @ 9 am Yoga in the …

Silent Campers–Bob (Redneck) Casey–Joyce (Angel)

William Robert “Bob (Redneck)” Casey, age 72, passed away at his home in the arms of his loving wife of 52 years, Joyce Long (Angel) Casey, on the morning of Sunday, October 22nd.  Born in Alabama, Bob was true to the south in many ways.  He was a proud Veteran. He was a man who loved fast cars and was …