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acting R&R Productions............................................................................................... 10 Santa Cruz Shoestring Players ....................................................................... 10 Valley Players .................................................................................................... 10

arts & crafts Artist 13 ............................................................................................................... 10 Busy Beaders .................................................................................................... 10 Ceramic Club of GVR ........................................................................................ 10 Clay Studio of Green Valley............................................................................. 10 Community Performing Arts Center Foundation, Inc .................................. 10 Forever Children Doll & Bear Club................................................................. 11 Greater Green Valley Arts Council................................................................. 11 Green Valley Arts & Crafts Association........................................................ 11 Green Valley Fabric Painters Club ................................................................. 11 Green Valley Rug Hookers .............................................................................. 11 Green Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild ...................................................... 12 Green Valley Wood Carvers ............................................................................ 12 La Tieñda Gift Shop of Green Valley .............................................................. 12 Santa Rita Art League ...................................................................................... 12 Valley Gourd Patch ........................................................................................... 12

The Green Valley Forum .................................................................................. 14

education American Assoc. of University Women, Green Valley Branch................. 14 OLLI/UA/GV (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) .......................................... 15 Stock Investing SIG .......................................................................................... 15

fitness Green Valley Senior Games ............................................................................ 15

gardening Green Valley Gardeners .................................................................................. 15 Rose Society of Green Valley ......................................................................... 15 Southwest Gardeners ...................................................................................... 15 U of A Pima County Master Gardeners ........................................................ 15

genealogy Green Valley Genealogical Society ............................................................... 15

history

Friends of the Pima Green Valley Library, Inc .............................................. 12 Great Books Discussion Group II................................................................... 12

Friends of Madera Canyon .............................................................................. 16 Friends of Tumacacori National Historical Park ......................................... 16 La Frontera Corral of Westerners International .......................................... 16 Tubac Historical Society.................................................................................. 16 Tubac Presidio State Historical Park ............................................................ 16 Tumacacori National Historic Park................................................................ 17

computers

lapidary

astronomy Sonora Astronomical Society of Green Valley ............................................ 12

books

Computer Club of Green Valley ...................................................................... 12

Green Valley Lapidary & Silversmithing ....................................................... 17

dancing

Music

Ballet Continental ............................................................................................. 12 Desert Star Line Dance Show Team ............................................................ 14 Green Valley Dance Club (formerly Los Bailadores Dance Club) ............ 14 Green Valley Recreation Folk Dancers ......................................................... 14 Green Valley Squares ...................................................................................... 14 Green Valley Tap Club ...................................................................................... 14 GVR Argentine Tango Club .............................................................................. 14 Quail Creek Ballroom Dance Club ................................................................. 14 Roun-De-Lays Round Dance Club ................................................................. 14 Young Artists’ Community Ballet Academy of Dance ................................ 14

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Arizona Opera League of Tucson/Green Valley .......................................... 17 Bells of Ariel ...................................................................................................... 17 Bells of Ariel Quartet ........................................................................................ 17 Big Band Sounds of Green Valley.................................................................. 17 Classix Vocal Group ......................................................................................... 17 Friends & Admirers of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (FATSO) ........... 17 Green Valley Aires ............................................................................................ 17 Green Valley Bavarian Brass Band ............................................................... 17 Green Valley Chamber Music Society .......................................................... 17 Green Valley Community Chorus.................................................................... 18

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Green Valley Concert Band............................................................................. 18 Green Valley Recorder Society ...................................................................... 18 Green Valley Stage Band ................................................................................ 18 Green Valley String Ensemble ........................................................................ 18 Joey Lessa and the Velvet Swing .................................................................. 18 Michael G Entertainment................................................................................. 18 Ocotillo Recorder Ensemble ........................................................................... 18 Osteo Chordosis Barbershop Quartet ........................................................... 18 Roadrunner for L.I.F.E ....................................................................................... 18 Sierra Brass Ensemble .................................................................................... 18 Tom Nickel Entertainment ............................................................................... 18

card/games clubs

Green Valley Stamp & Coin Club.................................................................... 20

Abrego South Women’s Thursday Club ........................................................ 23 Afternoon Women’s Social Bridge Club (East Center) ............................... 23 Canoa Hills Friday Bridge ................................................................................ 24 Casa Paloma I Saturday Night Couples ........................................................ 24 Bridge.................................................................................................................. 24 Cribbage Titans Club ........................................................................................ 24 Desert Hills Ladies’ Bridge Club..................................................................... 24 Desert Meadows I Bridge Club ...................................................................... 24 Duplicate Bridge Club at Canoa Hills ............................................................ 24 East Center Monday Ladies’ Bridge .............................................................. 24 East Center Duplicate Bridge Club ................................................................ 24 East/Desert Hills Midweek Progressive Bridge .......................................... 24 Euchre ................................................................................................................. 24 Five Card Major Bridge Club........................................................................... 24 Green Valley Canasta Club.............................................................................. 24 Green Valley Cribbage Club ............................................................................ 24 Green Valley Pinochle Club............................................................................. 24 Green Valley Sheepshead Card Club ............................................................ 24 GVR Chess Club................................................................................................. 25 GVR Hearts Card Club ...................................................................................... 25 GVR Men’s Bridge Club.................................................................................... 25 GVR Men’s Poker Club ..................................................................................... 25 Haven Ladies’ Bridge Club .............................................................................. 25 Informal Duplicate Bridge Club ...................................................................... 25 National Mah Jongg Club ............................................................................... 25 Peerless Pawn Pushers Chess Club ............................................................. 25 Saguaro Duplicate Bridge Club ...................................................................... 25 Scrabble Players Group................................................................................... 25 Wednesday Afternoon Women’s Social Bridge .......................................... 25 Women’s Billiards of Green Valley…. ........................................................... 26 Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg......................................................................... 26

toastmasters

fraternities/sororities

Green Valley Toastmasters Club .................................................................... 20

Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae ............................................................................. 26 Alpha Delta Gamma Alumnae ........................................................................ 26 Alpha Phi Alumnae ........................................................................................... 26 Preceptor Alpha XI XP2262, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority ................................ 26 Beta Sigma Phi Sorority-Lambda Master Chapter ..................................... 26 Chi Omega Alumnae ......................................................................................... 26 Delta Delta Delta Alumnae .............................................................................. 26 Delta Gamma Alumnae .................................................................................... 26 Delta Kappa Gamma Society International .................................................. 26 Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority ................................... 26 Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority ............................................................................ 26 Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae ..................................................................... 26 Lambda Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi ................................................ 28 Laureate Beta Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi .................................... 28 Pi Beta Phi Alumnae ........................................................................................ 28 Sigma Alpha Iota............................................................................................... 28 Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Club of Green Valley ...................................... 28

needlecraft Cactus Wrens, Chapter of American Needlepoint Guild ........................... 19 Desert Scraprats Quilting Club ....................................................................... 19 Green Valley Machine Knitters ...................................................................... 19 North of the Border Quilt Bee......................................................................... 19 Risen Savior Quilters ........................................................................................ 19 Valley Quilters Guild ......................................................................................... 19

patriotic Avenue of Flags Association ......................................................................... 19 Daughters of the American Revolution......................................................... 19

photography Green Valley Camera Club .............................................................................. 20

radio Green Valley Amateur Radio Club.................................................................. 20

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travel Green Valley Chaparrals RV Club................................................................... 21 Green Valley Travel Club ................................................................................. 21

weight loss TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) .................................................................. 21

writing/composing Green Valley Writers ........................................................................................ 21

special interests business groups American Business Women’s Association .................................................. 22 ETS Investment Group ..................................................................................... 22 Green Valley/Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce ......................................... 22 Green Valley Profit Investment Group........................................................... 23 Santa Rita Management Services, LLC ........................................................ 23 SCORE of Green Valley (Service Corp of Retired Executives) .................. 23

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area service clubs Acacia Santa Rita High 12 ............................................................................... 28 Al-Anon ............................................................................................................... 28 Alcoholics Anonymous .................................................................................... 28 ALOHA (Adult Loss of Hearing Association) ................................................ 28

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American Heart Association, Green Valley Chapter .................................. 28 Amado Community Food Bank ....................................................................... 28 Animal League of Green Valley ...................................................................... 28 Better Breathers ............................................................................................... 29 Casa de Esperanza, Inc. .................................................................................. 29 Casa Community Center................................................................................... 29 CASA Support Council for Pima County, Inc. ............................................... 29 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) .......................................... 30 Community Food Bank of Green Valley ......................................................... 30 Country Fair/White Elephant ........................................................................... 30 Eagle Scouts of Green Valley ......................................................................... 30 Early Childhood Partnership of Southern Pima County ............................. 30 Friends-In-Deed, Inc ........................................................................................ 30 Greater Green Valley Community Foundation ............................................. 30 Green Valley Recreation Volunteers ............................................................. 30 Hands of a Friend (Manos Amigos), Inc. ..................................................... 30 The Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Support Group of Southern Arizona ......... 31 Optimist Club of Green Valley/Sahuarita ...................................................... 31 Ostomy Support Group..................................................................................... 31 Overeaters Anonymous of Green Valley....................................................... 31 Parkinson’s Support Group of Green Valley & Sahuarita .......................... 31 PAWS Patrol ...................................................................................................... 31 Saturday Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group .................................... 31 Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers of G.V., Inc (SAV ........................................... 31 Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired ........................... 32 University of AZ/Pima County Cooperative Extension ............................... 32 Master Consumers...................................................................................... 32 4 H Youth Development .............................................................................. 32 Valley Assistance Services, Inc ..................................................................... 32 Valley Interfaith Volunteer Corps ................................................................... 32

homeowners’ associations Canoa Northwest Homeowners’ Association .............................................. 32 Canoa Ridge, Inc. Homeowners’ Association ............................................. 32 Capistrano at Las Campanas Homeowners’ Association ......................... 32 Casa Paloma I Homeowners’ Association ................................................... 32 Casa Paloma II Homeowners’ Association .................................................. 32 Continental Vista Property Owners Association ......................................... 32 Country Club North II ....................................................................................... 33 Country Club Vistas I Homeowners’ Association........................................ 33 Country Club Vistas III...................................................................................... 33 Desert Hills II Homeowners’ Association..................................................... 33 Desert Hills III West, Inc.................................................................................. 33 Desert Hills No. V Homeowners’ Association ............................................. 33 Desert Meadows I Property Owners’ Association ..................................... 33 Desert Meadows II Homeowners’ Association .......................................... 33 Desert Meadows III Homeowners’ Association ......................................... 33 Desert Ridge, Inc. Homeowners’ Association ............................................. 33 Esperanza Estates Homeowners’ Association ............................................ 33 Green Valley Fairways Property Owners Association, Fairways I, II, III ......................................... 34 Green Valley Resort Homes Association, Inc. ............................................. 34 Green Valley Townhouse VI ............................................................................ 34 La Cañada Desert Homes III Associates, Inc .............................................. 34 Portillo Hills I Homeowners’ Association ..................................................... 34 Pueblo Estates Homeowners’ Association .................................................. 34 San Ignacio Vistas Homeowners’ Association ........................................... 34 San Ignacio Vistas II Homeowners’ Association ........................................ 34

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Soledad Homeowners’ Association .............................................................. 34 Sunrise Pointe Vistas Homeowners’ Association....................................... 34 Ventura West at Las Campanas Homeowners’ Association .................... 34 Villas East Condominium Homeowners’ Association ................................. 34 Villas Hermosa Homeowners’ Committee .................................................... 34 Villas West Condominium Homeowners’ Association ............................... 34

lodges Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks ......................................................... 35 Knights of Columbus, Council 6842, Our Lady of the Valley Parish.......... 35 Green Valley Masonic Lodge #71................................................................... 35

military retirees American Legion, Post Unit 66 ....................................................................... 35 American Legion Auxiliary, Green Valley Unit 66 (Ladies) ........................ 36 American Legion Post #109 ............................................................................. 36 American Legion Post #131 ............................................................................. 36 Fleet Reserve Association, Green Valley Branch 77................................... 36 Marine Corps League, Green Valley Detachment ..................................... 36 Military Officers’ Association of Green Valley (MOAA) ............................. 36 Military Order of the World Wars, Santa Cruz Valley Chapter ................. 36 Sons of the American Legion ......................................................................... 36 U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII Cactus Chapter, Southern AZ ........... 36

national service organizations Green Valley La Canoa Lions Club ................................................................ 36 Green Valley Lions Club ................................................................................... 37 Green Valley Shrine Club................................................................................. 37 Habitat for Humanity ........................................................................................ 37 Kiwanis Club of Green Valley.......................................................................... 37 Kiwanis Club of the Santa Ritas ..................................................................... 37 Madera Sunset Rotary Club of Sahuarita .................................................... 37 Rotary Club of Green Valley ............................................................................ 37 Rotary Club of Tubac ........................................................................................ 38 Southern Star #71, Order of the Eastern Star O.E.S ................................... 38 Valle Verde Rotary Club ................................................................................... 38

political Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area ...................................................... 38 Legislative District 30 Democrats .................................................................. 38 Democratic Women in Action ........................................................................ 38 Green Valley Tea Party ..................................................................................... 38 League of Women Voters of Green Valley .................................................... 38 Legislative District 30 – Republicans ............................................................ 38 Republican Club Green Valley/Sahuarita ..................................................... 39

religious groups All Saints Anglican Church ............................................................................. 39 Assembly of God ............................................................................................... 39 Baha’is of Pima County South ........................................................................ 40 Beth Shalom Temple Center ........................................................................... 40 Sisterhood..................................................................................................... 40 Catholic Daughters of the Americas ............................................................ 40 Christian Science Church .............................................................................. 40 Desert Hills Lutheran Church ......................................................................... 40 Evangelical Free Church of Green Valley: Adults Without Partners............................................................................. 40 Men’s Ministries ......................................................................................... 40

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White Cross (Missions) .............................................................................. 40 Women’s Ministries .................................................................................... 40 Gideons International ...................................................................................... 40 Grace Church of Sahuarita.............................................................................. 41 Green Valley Baptist Church: Mission Programs: Women on Mission ................................................................................. 41 Girls in Action .......................................................................................... 41 Fellowship Programs: Breakfast Club .......................................................................................... 41 Senior Adult Programs: Saints Alive ............................................................................................... 41 Prime Timers ............................................................................................ 41 Children’s Programs: GVBC Youth Ministry .............................................................................. 41 Shepherd’s Fold Pre-School & Daycare ............................................. 41 Music Program: Chancel Choir ............................................................. 41 Green Valley Church of Religious Science .................................................. 41 Green Valley Community Church ................................................................... 41 Adult Education .......................................................................................... 41 The Canvas Backers .................................................................................. 41 Green Valley Community Church Choir .................................................. 42 Knit & Sew Group....................................................................................... 42 Lydia Circle of the Community Church Women .................................... 42 Marathon Bridge Group ............................................................................ 42 Patio Sales Group ...................................................................................... 42 Potpourri ...................................................................................................... 42 Green Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church .............................................. 42 Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior ............................................................ 42 Our Lady of the Valley Church: Catholic Golden Agers .............................................................................. 42 Italian Catholic Federation – Branch 425............................................... 42 Knights of Columbus .................................................................................. 42 Legion of Mary of Our Lady of the Valley Church ................................ 42 Outreach Committee ................................................................................. 42 Catholic Daughters of America ............................................................... 42 RCIA .............................................................................................................. 42 Sahuarita Baptist Church ................................................................................ 42 Saint Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church .............................................. 43 Salvation Army .................................................................................................. 43 Sonoran Desert Center for Spiritual Living .................................................. 43 Unitarian Universalist Congregation ............................................................. 43 Menz Group ................................................................................................. 43 Santa Rita Chorale ..................................................................................... 43 Save Our Planet Alliance (SOPA) ............................................................ 43 Women’s Connection ................................................................................. 43 United Methodist Church: Evening Circle ............................................................................................. 44 Thrift Women .............................................................................................. 44 Men’s Club ................................................................................................... 44 Women’s Club ............................................................................................. 44 Youth Fellowship......................................................................................... 44 Unity in the Valley Church ............................................................................... 44 Valley Presbyterian Church ............................................................................ 44 Women’s Connection of Green Valley ........................................................... 44

retiree groups

Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association (WREA), Green Valley Chapter ....................................................................... 44

social clubs British Teapot Club ........................................................................................... 44 German Speaking Ladies................................................................................. 44 Green Valley Crone Circle ............................................................................... 44 Green Valley Danes .......................................................................................... 45 Green Valley Newcomers ............................................................................... 45 Green Valley Red Hats ..................................................................................... 45 Scandinavian Fellowship Group..................................................................... 45 Single Amigos Club........................................................................................... 45 Singles of GVR ................................................................................................... 45 TGIS (This Group Is Single) ............................................................................. 45 Widows and Widowers ................................................................................... 45 260 Club of Green Valley .................................................................................. 45

sports & hobbies Aero Club of Arizona ........................................................................................ 46 B.A.J.A. Sporting Club, Inc (Born Again Jocks Associations ................... 46 Fishing and Hunting Club of Green Valley ................................................... 46 Green Bay Packers Club ................................................................................. 46 Green Valley Aquabelles ................................................................................. 46 Green Valley Car Cruise................................................................................... 46 Green Valley Horseshoe Club ......................................................................... 46 Green Valley Railroad Club ............................................................................. 46 Green Valley R/C Flyers ................................................................................... 46 Green Valley Scooter Club .............................................................................. 46 Green Valley Shuffleboard Club ..................................................................... 47 Green Valley Swim Club .................................................................................. 47 Green Valley Table Tennis Club ...................................................................... 47 Green Valley Tennis Club ................................................................................. 47 Green Valley Volleyball Club ........................................................................... 47 GVR Bocce Club ................................................................................................ 47 GVR Hiking Club ................................................................................................ 48 GVR Pickleball Club .......................................................................................... 48 GVR Racquetball Club ...................................................................................... 48 Santa Cruz Valley Car Nuts ............................................................................. 48 Tortuga Club ....................................................................................................... 48 Tucson Trap and Skeet Club ........................................................................... 49 Woodworkers of Green Valley ...................................................................... 49

state clubs Alaska Club of Green Valley............................................................................ 49 Aloha Ohana - Hawaii State Club .................................................................. 49 Canadian Club of Green Valley ....................................................................... 49 Colorado Club of Green Valley........................................................................ 49 Eastern States Club .......................................................................................... 49 Green Valley Illini Club ..................................................................................... 49 Iowa State Club ................................................................................................. 49 Michigan Club ................................................................................................... 49 Minnesota Club ................................................................................................. 50 New England Club ............................................................................................ 50 Pacific Northwest Club of Green Valley ....................................................... 50 The Texas Group ............................................................................................... 50 Vermont Club ..................................................................................................... 50 Wisconsin State Club ....................................................................................... 50

Foreign Service Retirees Association of Southern Arizona...................... 44

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acting R&R Productions 1st Contact >>>> Regina Ford, 547-9740 2nd Contact >>>> Roberta Konen, 625-8070 Purpose >>>>>> To present live theater productions, dinner theaters and dramas – entertaining locally and out of town. Meetings >>>>> As Needed Activities >>>>> Dinner Theater Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 234, GV 85622

1st Contact >>> Beverly Arnold, 625-8310 Purpose >>>>>> Share in the interest of beading and teach beading. Membership >> Approximately 25 members. No dues, no officers, just interested beaders. Meetings >>>>> The 4th Tuesday of each month at Friends-In-Deed. Activities >>>>> Open to the public or to those interested in beading. Notices in Green Valley News “What’s Happening” column.

Ceramic Club of Green Valley Recreation

1st Contact >>> Susan Voorhees, President, 625-7242 2nd Contact >>> Community Performing Arts Center, 399-1750 Purpose >>>>>> To provide the Santa Cruz Valley with a true Community Theater experience, open to all ages. Members contribute time and experience to a season of dramatic offerings. Member of American Association of Community Theater. Meetings >>>>> Board of Directors - 2nd Monday of each month year round. Members meet quarterly, year round. Annual Dues >> No Dues Website >>>>>> www.santacruzshoestringplayers.com Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1301, GV 85622

1st Contact>>>> Nancy Bewsey, President, 399-1409 2nd Contact >>> Loretta Noll, Vice President, 399-2342 Purpose >>>>>> To create artistic ceramic pieces along with building friendships. Membership >> All members must complete the GVR “Beginning Ceramics” class. The club currently has 140+ members. Must be a member of GVR. Dues >>>>>>>> $25.00 Annually Meetings >>>>> Studio is open 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Sunday. General meeting is third Monday at 12:00 noon, September thru May. Activities >>>>> Learning sessions, demonstrations, charity work. Mail Add >>>>> Desert Hills Recreation Center on Camino del Sol Phone >>>>>>> Studio - 399-2818

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Clay Studio of Green Valley

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1st Contact >>> Tamara Kahrimanis, President, 625-2648 2nd Contact >>> Roberta Kohen, 625-8070 Purpose >>>>>> To present live theater to Green Valley residents and to provide an outlet for GVR members who are interested in all facets of theater. Membership >> 70 members – must be GVR member. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday of each month September thru May, 7:00 pm at the East Center. Annual Dues >> $15/Single - $25/Couple Activities >>>>> Strolling Valley Players (Readers Theaters) 1st Thursday at the West Center. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 328, GV 85622

arts & crafts Artist 13 1st Contact >>> Carole Green, 648-7563 2nd Contact >>> Ann Gillingham, 625-6511 Purpose >>>>>> Study and show oil paintings. Membership >> Limited to 13 Members Activities >>>>> 2 Shows, 2 Workshops

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1st Contact >>> Dan Wegener, President, 663-5944 2nd Contact >>> Gary Ballew, 399-9243 Purpose >>>>>> To provide and operate a well-equipped facility for GVR members interested in clay. The Clay Studio presents workshops and classes to allow the hobby person interested in clay. Membership >> Any GVR member who completes the prerequisite Intro to the Clay Studio class and/or obtains a waiver. Meetings >>>>> Studio is open when a trained monitor is on duty. Hours Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed on Sunday. Activities >>>>> Open studio space, wheel throwing, sculpture, raku, social activities, visiting artists and library. Website >>>>>> www.claystudiogvaz.com Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1063, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Studio - 399-2755

Community Performing Arts Center Foundation, Inc. 1st Contact >>> James Mack, Executive Director 2nd Contact >>> Amanda Urbaniak Purpose >>>>>> A venue for everyone in the community. Meetings >>>>> Board Meetings 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm.

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Activities >>>>> Performaces, Art Exhibits, Meeting Space, Event Rentals, Rehearsals and Lectures Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1301, GV 85622 Street Add >>>> 1250 West Continental Road, Green Valley, AZ 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 399-1750 Website >>>>>> www.performingartscenter.org Email >>>>>>>> info@CPACFoundation.org

Forever Children Doll & Bear Club 1st Contact>>>> Norma Pennington, 625-6267 2nd Contact >>> Eadie Felly, 625-2131 Purpose >>>>>> To share love of dolls and bears. Membership >> Is open to all that have a love for dolls and/or bears! We only meet during the winter months and membership fee is only $5. Meetings >>>>> Meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month October thru May. Activities >>>>> Do projects and workshops on making and repairing dolls and bears to go to different organizations for children at Christmas. Mail Add >>>>> 149 E. La Huerta, GV 85614

Green Valley Arts & Crafts Association 1st Contact >>> Joanne Hall, 203-7961 2nd Contact >>> Joyce Lambert, 777-6530 Purpose >>>>>> To promote interest in the arts and crafts in Green Valley and to give members an opportunity to exhibit their work. Membership >> All GVR members are welcome. Meetings >>>>> Wednesdays, September thru May, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Desert Hills Social Center. Activities >>>>> Monthly Meetings

Green Valley Fabric Painters Club 1st Contact >>> Mabel Acri, 393-1164 2nd Contact >>> Margie Tollefson 648-6849 Purpose >>>>>> To promote and encourage the art of fabric painting. Membership >> Open to all GVR members with an interest in fabric painting. Dues >>>>>>>> $10.00 Annually Meetings >>>>> Open workshop each Thursday afternoons, year-round and Friday mornings, 8:00 am to Noon, January thru April. Mail Add >>>>> 4687 S. Holly Rose Dr., GV 85622

Greater Green Valley Arts Council 1st Contact >>>> Jean Davis, 625-2623 Activities >>>>> Actively promotes the arts and publicizes art activities. Visual arts, crafts, dance and stage. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday, October through April Activities >>>>> Art residencies at local schools, scholarships, weekly art events, provide exhibit information to KGVY & Green Valley News, and publish calendar/newsletter. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 703, GV 85622

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Green Valley Rug Hookers 1st Contact >>>> Rosemary Strube, 625-3708 2nd Contact >>>> Barbara Hook, 648-7949 Purpose >>>>>> To promote rug hooking as an American art form. Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Meetings >>>>> Weekly on Mondays from 9:00 am to noon, October thru April at South Abrego. Activities >>>>> Meet together to hook, socialize and share information and supplies.

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Green Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild 1st Contact >>> Martha Emery, 207-8823 2nd Contact >>> Cyndi Sorenson, 625-9639 Purpose >>>>>> To promote the craft of spinning, weaving and other fiber art by promoting fellowship, education and community outreach. Membership >> Anyone interested in fiber art is invited to join. Meetings >>>>> 1st Tuesday, October thru April. Informal gatherings 1st Tuesdays May thru September at Friends-In-Deed. Mail Add >>>>> 1152 N. Paseo de Golf, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> Donald Moberg, 777-7182 Purpose >>>>>> To provide woodcarvers an opportunity to share ideas and knowledge and to improve carving skills. Membership >> Any persons who want to carve or learn to carve regardless of skill level. Meetings >>>>> 8:30 am – 11:30 am, every Monday morning, except holidays. Activities >>>>> Carving and sharing knowledge, skills and carving techniques. Mail Add >>>>> 2468 S. Orchard View Dr., GV 85614

La Tienda Gift Shop of Green Valley 1st Contact>>>> Kathy Kroehl, President, 625-5081 2nd Contact >>> Sue Akers, Secretary, 648-7694 Purpose >>>>>> To sell handmade creations designed by artisans. Membership >> Over 70 members currently, open to all GVR artisans. Meetings >>>>> Four general meetings per year. Activities >>>>> Gift Shop open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday, and Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm November through April at West Social Center. Open to all GVR members and their guests! Mail Add >>>>> 909 W. Quail Drive, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Shop – 625-3141

Santa Rita Art League 1st Contact >>> Skip Perkins, 648-1785 2nd Contact >>> Betsy Kimbrough, 625-5822 Purpose >>>>>> To promote fine art and artists in Green Valley. Membership >> Varies between 220 and 260 artists. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Thursday of the month. Activities >>>>> Exhibits, workshops, art talks, demonstrations, paintouts, paint-ins, studio group meetings. Dues >>>>>>>> $25 Annually Mail Add >>>>> S.R.A.L., P.O. Box 265, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Studio - 547-3976

Valley Gourd Patch 1st Contact >>> Diane West, 625-4488 2nd Contact >>> Bonnie Bachman, 625-5270 Purpose >>>>>> Promote awareness of this unique craft and have fun. Membership >> All Interested - First meeting free, to join $10.00 Meetings >>>>> Last Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm at Casa de Esperanza Community Center, 780 S. Park Centre Dr., GV 85614. Activities >>>>> Presentation and speakers, hands-on projects.

astronomy Sonora Astronomical Society of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> John Deyer, 593-3680 2nd Contact >>> Bob Andress, 625-8324 Purpose >>>>>> To share scientific knowledge about our universe, study matters of astronomical interest and look at the objects in the night sky. 2012 GREEN VALLEY club directory

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Membership >> 130 Members - $15.00 per year. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, monthly September thru May Activities >>>>> Scientific programs and Star parties, programs and lectures, use of telescopes and binoculars to study the night sky. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1081, GV 85622 Website: http://Tech.Groups@yahoo.com/group/sas_club

1st Contact >>> Joan Domash, President, 648-8324 2nd Contact >>> Rosemarie Britton, Vice President, 648-2877 Purpose >>>>>> To support the efforts of the Library to provide the best available access to the world of knowledge and entertainment derived from books and tapes. Membership >> 1300 - Open to any resident. Dues >>>>>>>> Donations Meetings >>>>> 4th Monday of every month, 9:00 am to 10:30 am Activities >>>>> Focus on art, used bookstore, symphony previews, Green Valley history, travel talks in the summer, and improvements for the library. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 43, GV 85622

Great Books Discussion Group II 1st Contact >>> Mary Alice Robinson, 648-8278 2nd Contact >>> Beverly Rosenthal, 648-0907 Purpose >>>>>> To read and discuss classical and contemporary writings, following Great Books “Rules of Shared Inquiry.” Membership >> Open Meetings >>>>> 2nd and 4th Mondays, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm October to mid-May, at the Joyner Green Valley Library.

computers Computer Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Dick Ramette Purpose >>>>>> To provide education and assistance with personal computers and the exchange of computer related information. Membership >> Over 1800 members, open to all GVR members. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 pm, September thru May, in the Anza Room, Santa Rita Springs. Activities >>>>> Offers classes Monday thru Saturday at Santa Rita Springs 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Publish “Greenbytes” monthly newsletter. Mail Add >>>>> 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-4508 (Computer Club)

dancing Ballet Continental 1st Contact >>>> Lisa Baker DiGiacomo, Artistic Director, 326-7887 Purpose >>>>>> Local Ballet Company that inspires and creates Ballet, keeping the classical form of dance alive in our community. Membership >> Dancer – By Audition; Supporters – By Donations Meetings >>>>> Monthly, 3rd Saturday 3:00 pm Activities >>>>> Full-length ballet productions, annual Nutcracker Ballet, “Reach Out” in the schools, summer workshops. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1366, GV 85622

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Meetings >>>>> Canoa Hills 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm Membership >> Must be GVR member.

Desert Star Line Dance Show Team (formerly the Line Dance Club) 1st Contact>>>> Roberta Trunzo, 393-7552 2nd Contact >>> Kathie Kynion, 360-9869 Purpose >>>>>> To provide line dance entertainment for social events and annual Follies. Membership >> Have completed Line Dance 1, 2 and 3 classes. Stage presence and a desire to perform are important. By invitation and audition. Meetings >>>>> Monday, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Santa Rita Springs Rec. Center in the dance studio. Activities >>>>> Dancing, Costuming and Performing

Green Valley Dance Club (formerly Los Bailadores Dance Club) 1st Contact >>> Emily Tamburo, 648-6696 2nd Contact >>> Elaine Cederbaum, 625-3499 Purpose >>>>>> To provide an avenue for social and ballroom dancing. Membership >> $30 - Must be a GVR Member. Activities >>>>> One (1) dance per month, September to December and January to April (entrance fee subject to change).

Green Valley International Folk Dancers 1st Contact >>> Anne Mae Sublett, 648-1681 2nd Contact >>> Marjorie Barrett-Gultepe, 906-4746 (C). Purpose >>>>>> Promote International Folk Dancing Membership >> 28 Members - Open to all GVR Meetings >>>>> Every Sunday 2:00 pm at Las Campanas Rec. Center Cottonwood Room Activities >>>>> Dance to folk music.

Green Valley Squares Square Dance Club of GVR 1st Contact >>> Dean Capes, 647-9916 2nd contact >>> Sally Wilson, 399-1807 Purpose >>>>>> Provide recreation through square dancing at Mainstream and Plus levels with a spirit of good fellowship and to promote interest and participation in square dancing in the Green Valley community. Benefits include maintaining good mental and physical skills by dancing and socializing. Membership >> Is open to any resident of Green Valley who is a member of GVR. Meetings >>>>> Weekly square dances on Monday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Canoa Hills Recreation Center. Activities >>>>> Special dances with guest callers and cuers for round dancing. Modern Square Dance instruction. Classes and reviews are held at Las Campanas on Mondays and Wednesdays. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1472, GV 85622-1472 Website >>>>>> gvsquares.info@gvmail.com Email >>>>>>>> deandcapes@aol.com

Green Valley Tap Club 1st Contact >>> Suellen Casey, 207-5943 Purpose >>>>>> To promote tap dancing for beginners, intermediates and advanced tappers, with opportunity to perform in Spring Follies. Membership >> $10 Annually Meetings >>>>> Set up once a month during the season (October thru April) at Santa Rita Springs. Activities >>>>> Coordinate and produce Spring Follies for GVR.

GVR Argentine Tango Club 1st Contact >>>> Beverly Tobiason, 625-3488 Activity >>>>>> Argentine Tango

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Quail Creek Ballroom Dance Club 1st Contact >>> Gail Phillips, President, 822-8742 2nd Contact >>> Susan Stacey, Membership Chair, 445-6561 Purpose >>>>>> To provide formal ballroom dancing entertainment. Meetings >>>> The Club celebrates four formal dinner dances each season in December, January, February and March in the Crystal Ballroom of the Madera Clubhouse. Bands have included - Jan Garber Orchestra, Bobby Layne Orchestra, Lonny Lynn Orchestra, and Myron Sommerfeld Orchestra. Five band follower couples are welcomed from the public at large for each dance. Activities >>>>> The dance club sponsors the Quail Creek Community Expo held annually in February. Website >>>>>> http://www.QuailCreekBallroomDance.com

Roun-De-Lays Dance Club 1st Contact >>> Byron Roberts, President, 625-8819 Purpose >>>>>> Promote and enjoy round dancing (ballroom dancing to verbal cues). Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Dues >>>>>>>> $10 Annually Meetings >>>>> Every Tuesday evening 7:00 pm, October thru May. Activities >>>>> Round Dancing Mail Add >>>>> 1041 S. Calle de las Casitas, GV 85614

Young Artists’ Community Ballet Academy of Dance 1st Contact >>> Lisa Baker DeGiacomo, 326-7887 2nd Contact >>>> Rachel Wear, 625-8395 Purpose >>>>>> Dance Instruction - Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Character and Creative movement. Hip-Hop. Ages 3 to adult (Beginning to Advanced Levels) Meetings >>>>> 11000 Whitehouse Canyon Road, GV 85614, last Saturday of each month at 8:00 am. Activities >>>>> Dance instruction, teacher training program and recitals. Mail Add >>>>> 3377 N. Mossy Brook Drive, Tucson 85712, P.O. Box 1366, GV, AZ 85622-1366

discussion The Green Valley Forum Club 1st Contact >>> Leo Dodendorf, 648-0146 2nd Contact >>> Addy Axtell, Program Chair, 648-2948 Purpose >>>>>> Presentation of a great variety of topics by an invited speaker, followed by audience participation. Membership >> About 500 members. Open to GVR members and eligible guests. Dues >>>>>>>> $2.00 Annually, 50 Programs. Meetings >>>>> Every Wednesday, 10:00 am at East Social Center. Activities >>>>> Weekly Speakers

education American Association of University Women (AAUW), Green Valley Branch 1st Contact >>> Elizabeth (Libby) Beyrer, 269-7701 2nd Contact >>> Judith Thut, 393-0578 Purpose >>>>>> To advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Membership >> 115 members, open to women and men holding an

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associate or higher degree from an accredited college or university. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Monday of the month, 10:00 am, American Legion Post 66, 1560 W. Duval Mine Road, Sahuarita Activities >>>>> Monthly speaker program, 15 study/interest groups, fund-raising for educational projects. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 178, GV 85622 Email >>>>>>>> cjsurprise@verizon.net

OLLI/UA/GV (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Green Valley) 1st Contact >>> Janet Eaton, OLLI Office at U of A, 626-9039 2nd Contact >>> Rick Ernst, President, 648-2120 Purpose >>>>>> Education - Courses on a variety of subjects, led by member study group leaders. Membership >> 400 Members open to all over 50 years of age, GVR membership not required. Meetings >>>>> Fall, spring and summer weekday daytime curriculum. Activities >>>>> OLLI is part of a nationwide university affiliated program for adults over 50 who love learning and want to share their passion. Remember, curiosity never retires. Mail Add >>>>> OLLI/University Services Annex, P.O. Box 210300, 220 W. Sixth St, Tucson, AZ 85721-0158 Website >>>>>> www.OLLI.Arizona.edu

Stock Investing SIG 1st Contact >>> Art Rotman, 625-9333 Purpose >>>>>> Learning how to select and maintain portfolios of stocks. Membership >> Must be GVR members and join the computer club. Dues >>>>>>>> None Meetings >>>>> Saturday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the Lecture Hall at Computer Club Santa Rita Springs Facility. Activities >>>>> Not an investment club, but a teaching venue of various ways of selecting stocks using software and internet charting programs. Weekly presentation of stock market and its sector direction.

Arid Garden, Community Garden, Garden Tour and Fair, Plant Sales (spring & fall). Seminars are open to the public and are free. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 86, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.greenvalleygardeners.com

Rose Society of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Lea Ellen Trelford, 625-0862 2nd Contact >>>> Joey Zimmerman, 203-7750 Purpose >>>>>> To educate the community on growing roses in Southern Arizona and to maintain the East Center Rose Garden. Membership >> Open to All, GVR Not Required Dues >>>>>>>> $17 Single/$20 Couple Annually Meetings >>>>> First Wednesday at Friends in Deed, Social 12:30 pm, meeting at 1:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Rose Show 1st Sunday in November and tends garden at East Center year around. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 309, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.gvrose.org

Southwest Gardeners 1st Contact>>>> Maureen O’Reilly, President, 393-7855 2nd Contact >>> Lynne Connolly, Vice President, 625-5131 Purpose >>>>>> To promote interest in gardening, provide educational funding for a deserving high school senior, and help non-profit organizations with landscaping, etc. Membership >> Anyone interested in gardening and plants, and anyone with artistic talent to make cards from dried flowers. Dues >>>>>>>> $10 Meetings >>>>> 1st Monday, October thru May, 1:15 pm at La Posada Recreation Bldg. Activities >>>>> Speaker at each meeting; minimum of two field trips each year; making note cards, bridge tallies, etc. from dried flowers; and selling our cards, etc. at the Country Fair and Spring Fling. Also have an annual luncheon.

U of A Pima County Master Gardeners 1st Contact >>> Cassie Burruel, 648-0808 Purpose >>>>>> Developing and distributing information on gardening in Southern Arizona. Membership >> 21 Certified Master Gardeners thru the university. Meetings >>>>> 1st Tuesday each month, members only. Mail Add >>>>> U of A Pima County Cooperative Extension Service, 1100 E. Whitehouse Canyon Road, GV 85614 or P.O. Box 1989, GV 85622

fitness Green Valley Senior Games 1st Contact >>> Karen Rans, 625-3440 Purpose >>>>>> Activities during the month of March. Membership >> Open to the public over 50 years of age. Meetings >>>>> Register in January and February Activities >>>>> Bowling, Cards, Chess, Horseshoes, Mah Jongg, Racquetball, Shuffleboard and Tennis Mail Add >>>>> PO Box 586, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.GVREC.org

genealogy Green Valley Genealogical Society

gardening Green Valley Gardeners 1st Contact >>> Leslie Campbell, 396-4466 2nd Contact >>> Peggy Cederstrom, 648-2540 Purpose >>>>>> To promote gardening education to members and gardening public through educational and charitable programs. Membership >> 150 men and women who are willing to volunteer in support of the club projects, fundraisers and administration. Dues >>>>>>>> $25 Individual, $35 Family Meetings >>>>> Seminars, field trips, newcomer orientation and annual luncheon. Activities >>>>> 26 Gardening Seminars Annually - Main Projects ............

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1st Contact >>> Donald Ensign, 829-7703 Purpose >>>>>> Encourage further genealogical research through educational programs; cooperate with other societies with like purposes. Membership >> 180 Members Dues >>>>>>>> $20.00 individual Annually Meetings >>>>> 3rd Thursday at 1:00 pm, October thru April, St. Francis Episcopal Church. Activities >>>>> Newsletter, annual all-day seminar, surname exchange, CD library, and other genealogically related activities. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1009, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.rootsweb.com/~azgvgs

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The Green Valley Aires, pictured in their new modern-day attire — new vests and ties. PHOTO BY ellen sussman

history Friends of Madera Canyon 1st Contact >>> Louise Gibbeson, Secretary, 648-1068 Purpose >>>>>> To assist the U.S. Forest Service in maintaining Madera Canyon’s ecological diversity. Membership >> 600 Families Dues >>>>>>>> $35.00 Annually Meetings >>>>> Board meeting - 1st Friday at Friends in Deed. Activities >>>>> Education about canyon diversity for adults and children; assisting the USFS. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1203, GV 85622

Friends of Tumacacori National Historical Park 1st Contact>>>> Richard Hunter, 398-3197 Purpose >>>>>> To assist the park with service and funding for interpretation, education, preservation and maintenance needs. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in supporting the Park. Dues $25.00 Meetings >>>>> 1st Tuesday of the month, 9:00 am, Tumacacori. Activities >>>>> Fundraising for special needs of the Park and assisting the Park with special events such as Fiesta the first week in December. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 334, Tumacacori 85640 Phone >>>>>>> Park - 398-2341

La Frontera Corral of Westerners International 1st Contact>>>> JoAnn Herbst, 396-4630 2nd Contact >>> Rob Kasaulaitis, 398-2344 3rd Contact >>>> Anita Larson, 887-2743

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Purpose >>>>>> Encourage the study and research of western history. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in western history. Dues ........ $10 Annually Meetings >>>>> First Monday of the month at Casa Community Services. Activities >>>>> Share stories and research, listen to speakers, “Chomp & Chat.” Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 210, Arivaca 85601

Tubac Historical Society 1st Contact >>> Shaw Kinsley, Park Manager, 398-2252 Purpose >>>>>> To promote the understanding and appreciation of history centered about Tubac and related Upper Santa Cruz River areas. Membership >> Open To All Meetings >>>>> Periodic meetings October thru April, call for details. Activities >>>>> Tubac Festival, Anza Days, speakers, field trips, bus trips, and the annual picnic. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 3261, Tubac 85646-3261 Phone >>>>>>> 398-2020

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park 1st Contact >>> Shaw Kinsley, Park Manager, 398-2252 2nd Contact >>> Ranger Patricia Moreno, Assistant Park Manager Purpose >>>>>> Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources; to preserve and inform the public of the history of Tubac, from its founding through its territorial era. Now operating with volunteers. Activities >>>>> Contact park for times and dates. Anza Days, 3rd weekend in October; Tubac Festival of the Arts in February. Periodic Tours of Barrio de Tubac Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1296, Tubac 85646

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Friends & Admirers of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, known as FATSO

1st Contact >>> Superintendent, 398-2341 Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 8067, Tumacacori 85640

lapidary Green Valley Lapidary and Silversmithing Club 1st Contact >>> Donna Cornejo, 648-0025 2nd Contact >>> Dan Danieu, 625-5997 Purpose >>>>>> Pursue the hobby of lapidary & silversmithing. Membership >> 400 Members, must belong to GVR. Dues >>>>>>>> $30 Annually Activities >>>>> Classes, workshops, 3 facilities available for members’ use – Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 113, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.gvrlapidaryclub.com

music Arizona Opera League of Tucson/Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Emelie Neal, 398-6570 2nd Contact >>> Trude Raymond, 625-3361 Purpose >>>>>> To foster opera appreciation and support Arizona opera through fundraisers. Membership >>> Open To All. Dues start at $40 and depend on membership. Meetings >>>>> Monthly luncheons/teas; education and outreach to children. Activities >>>>> Green Valley Opera Shuttle; Premier Home Tour (March); and Luncheon (February) Phone >>>>>>> 293-4336 in Tucson Website >>>>>> www.azopera.org

Bells of Ariel 1st Contact >>> Sharlyn R. Matthews, 648-2856 Purpose >>>>>> Learn handbell ringing technique; perform for churches and other organizations. Meetings >>>>> Wednesday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at St. Francis Episcopal Church Mail Add >>>>> 600 S. La Canada, GV 85622

1st Contact>>>> Jane Bryant, Membership, 207-2277 2nd Contact >>> Margaret Terrell, Public Relations, 648-2253 Purpose >>>>>> To provide a unique opportunity for Greater Green Valley residents and visitors to attend Tucson Symphony Orchestra concerts in a group setting. Membership >> The organization is open to Green Valley and Sahuarita area couples and singles – with about a third of the members being single. Membership numbers about 100. Dues >>>>>>>> $35.00 annually with email and $40.00 annually without email. Meetings >>>>> No monthly meetings to attend – just opportunities to hear live orchestral music and enjoy “a lovely evening in town!” Activities >>>>> Join FATSO and enjoy up to five exhilarating TSO performances with great company – neighbors with a similar interest in music – plus dinners at fine restaurants and round-trip bus transportation from Green Valley to Tucson Music Hall. The FATSO Board selects one Tucson Symphony Orchestra concert for each of the months of December thru April. Your membership package includes pre-ordered ticket, restaurant meal with menu choices, and round trip bus transportation. The Board’s preplanning of events gives FATSO members a unique price advantage. Membership entitles you to attend any or all selected concerts. In addition, FATSO members receive a number of discounts for other TSO subscription series. You do not need to attend every event, only those you wish to attend. Mail Add >>>>> For reservations and paying dues FATSO, P.O. Box 172, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Membership Information 207-2277 or janerua@cox.net Email >>>>>>>> fatsogv@gmail.com

Green Valley Aires

1st Contact >>> Sharlyn R. Matthews, 648-2856 Purpose >>>>>> Learn advanced handbell ringing technique; perform for churches and other organizations. Meetings >>>>> Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am Mail Add >>>>> 600 S. La Canada, GV 85622

1st Contact>>>> Wayne Brumm, 648-5289 2nd Contact >>> Dick Shuman, 648-0445 Purpose >>>>>> To entertain appreciative audiences with 4-part acapella singing. Membership >> 35 retired men singing in barbershop style. Meetings >>>>> Weekly Rehearsals - Tuesdays at 1:15 pm at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 600 S. La Canada. Director Eloise Fredickson Activities >>>>> Annual Barbershop Concert each November, frequent performances at local events. Mail Add >>>>> 3430 S. Via De La Ramita, GV 85622

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Green Valley Bavarian Brass Band

Bells of Ariel Quartet

1st Contact >>> Carmen Catania, Director, 240-3206 Purpose >>>>>> Perform authentic Bavarian style music. Membership >> Limited to persons who perform on instruments which are stylistic to the genre. Intermediate skill required! Rehearsals >>> Once Weekly – September through April Activities >>>>> Band is available to perform for private parties, picnics and community events. Email >>>>>>>> soncarm@dakotacom.net

1st Contact >>> Ken Barratt, 625-3568 2nd Contact >>> Keith Thorson, 297-4555 Purpose >>>>>> Big Band Swing music for concerts and dancing. Membership >> 20 Musicians Meetings >>>>> Rehearsals Thursday Afternoons at 12:30 pm at Community Performing Arts Center. Mail Add >>>>> 2021 E. Canyon Wren Way, GV 85614

Classix Vocal Group 1st Contact >>> Ruth O’Brien, 398-6405 2nd Contact >>> Eloise Fredrickson, 648-7317 Purpose >>>>>> To provide music in close six-part harmony for special occasions, parties and organizations. Fee for services. Membership >> Six voices (3 women and 3 men) Mail Add >>>>> 2207 S Via Alonso ,GV 85622 Email >>>>>>>> rcdjob@yahoo.com

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Green Valley Chamber Music Society 1st Contact >>> Ann Marie Schaffer, 625-1609 2nd Contact >>> Dionne Frank, 393-6559 Purpose >>>>>> To promote chamber music in the community and a venue for musicians to meet and play together. Membership >> Open to all musicians and music lovers who like to perform and/or listen to live chamber music. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Monday of each month at 9:45 am in the Parish Hall

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of St. Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church. Activities >>>>> Monthly programs of chamber music performed by members. Open/free to the public. Occasional other concerts and outreach activities promoting chamber music in schools, etc.

Green Valley Community Chorus 1st Contact >>> Don O’Brien, 398-6405 2nd Contact >>> Jerry Vigoren, 399-1640 Purpose >>>>>> To provide fine music to the community and for fellowship. Membership >> 100 voices; membership by audition only. Dues >>>>>>>> $10 Annually Meetings >>>>> Mondays 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm October thru March at the Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Hall. Activities >>>>> Two concerts annually. Spring Concert in March and the Holiday Concert in December.

munity events as requested. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1122, GV 85622

Joey Lessa and the Velvet Swing 1st Contact >>> Joey Lessa, 648-5810 2nd Contact >>> Regina Ford, 547-9740 or 625-5511 Purpose >>>>>> Music and vocals from the Great American Song Book, Broadway, Big Band music for concerts and dances. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1441, Tubac 85646

Michael G Entertainment 1st Contact >>> Michael Gervan, 777-4431 Purpose >>>>>> To provide the highest quality of music and entertainment for dancing and listening for all events and occasions. Serving clubs, restaurants, clubhouses, and other organizations. 47 years in the entertainment industry in Hollywood, CA. Email >>>>>>>> mgervan1@cox.net

Green Valley Concert Band 1st Contact >>> Peg Bowden, 398-0002 2nd Contact >>> Lance Hoopes, 603-9001 Purpose >>>>>> To provide musical entertainment for the public and musical support for community civic functions. Membership >> Open to all band instrumental musicians, young or old, professional or amateur. Rehearsals >>> Saturday mornings 9:00 am to 11:30 am, October thru April Activities >>>>> Concerts at various sites and civic functions.

Green Valley Recorder Society 1st Contact >>> Diane Grove, 399-3487 2nd Contact >>> Sue Girardeau, 399-9763 3rd Contact >>> Reg Kahrimanis, 625-2648 4th Contact >>> Jim McMahon, 648-7945 Purpose >>>>>> The Green Valley Recorder Society invites interested recorder players to join them for a monthly gathering of individuals who appreciate the instrument and enjoy playing music with other recorder players. We encourage sharing our collections of music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Early Baroque periods. Meetings >>>>> Monthly

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1st Contact >>>> Diane Grove, 399-3487 2nd Contact >>> Sue Girardeau, 399-9763 3rd Contact >>>> Reg Kahrimanis, 625-2648 4th Contact >>>> Jim McMahon, 648-7945 Purpose >>>>>> The Ocotillo Recorder Ensemble share their music making in the community by planning, preparing and rehearsing music for performance. We have played as an ensemble for five years, meeting weekly for threehour rehearsals. The ORE participates in the Opening Minds through the Arts program in the Tucson Public Schools. Locally, we play at senior centers, schools, and churches, the Green Valley Chamber Music Society and in private homes. Meetings >>>>> Please contact above members for schedule.

Osteo Chordosis Barbershop Quartet 1st Contact >>> Jim Neal, 399-3606 Purpose >>>>>> To entertain with four-part harmony, perform with GV Aires Chorus or separately as a quartet. Membership >> Four man quartet, any man can join. Activities >>>>> Programs for Green Valley HOA’s, clubs and nursing homes. Mail Add >>>>> 1453 W. De Nada, GV 85622

1st Contact >>> Michael Finkelstein, Band Manager, 393-0317 Purpose >>>>>> Live presentation of music of the 30’s & 40’s (Charity benefits, clubs, churches, etc.) Membership >> 20 Members. Open to experienced musicians who play the instruments necessary for our band and through the director’s invitation. Meetings >>>>> Rehearsals every Tuesday afternoon at CPAC during season. Activities >>>>> Concerts, Dances, etc. Email >>>>>>>> soncarm@dakotacom.net

1st Contact >>> Doree Brooks, 393-0630 Purpose >>>>>> To Promote and support recreational organ music making. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in music and enjoys music. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Monday of each month at 10:30 am at Fletcher Music, Continental Plaza. Activities >>>>> Presenting free concerts in various community venues, regular musical get togethers, potlucks.

Green Valley String Ensemble

Sierra Brass Ensemble

1st Contact >>> Lucy Hernried, 393-6581 2nd Contact >>> Ann Marie Schaffer, 625-1609 Purpose >>>>>> To provide music programs and entertainment for the Greater Green Valley community. To provide a forum for string players to meet others and form smaller ensembles. Membership >> 15 to 20 Members – Anyone playing violin, viola, cello or string bass. Meetings >>>>> Wednesdays at 1:30 pm, Community Performing Arts Center, Studio B Activities >>>>> Perform at Chamber Music Society concerts, local schools, with local chorus groups, and at other com-

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1st Contact >>> Bill Ely, 628-7788 Purpose >>>>>> Five or six piece brass ensemble Meetings >>>>> Rehearsals irregularly call for times. Activities >>>>> Play at weddings, dinners, concerts and other celebrations.

Tom Nickel Entertainment 1st Contact >>> Tom Nickel, 403-4466 2nd Contact >>> Char Neilander, 625-4085 Purpose >>>>>> Provide musical entertainment on the piano, organ or keyboard for parties, weddings, anniversaries, birth-

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days or memorial services either as a single, duo or trio. Private and group lessons available. Email >>>>>>>> cneilander@cox.net or tomart1@cox.net

needlecraft Cactus Wrens Chapter Of American Needlepoint Guild (ANG) 1st Contact >>> Janelle Smith, 284-2582 2nd Contact >>>> Rosemary Johannesson, President, 399-3056 Purpose >>>>>> Needlepoint Guild, promote needle art. Membership >> Membership fee is $51.00 annually,($18.00 for local guild $33.00 for National Organization). Must belong to the national organization. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Wednesday September thru May at 9:30 am at Friends-In-Deeds Activities >>>>> Stitching, projects, classes and lectures on needlepoint. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 183, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.gvang.org

Desert Scraprats Quilting Club 1st Contact >>> Jane Smith, 399-3840 Purpose >>>>>> Quilting, learn about or teach quilting, learn new techniques and make new friends. Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Meetings >>>>> 2nd & 4th Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Las Campanas. Activities >>>>> Quilting, teaching and learning sharing projects, ideas and friendships. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 586, GV 85622

groups such as Los Ninos de Valle, Casa Community Services, SAV vehicles, rescue vehicles, Veterans’ Hospital, Ronald McDonald House and TMC Women’s Cancer Auction. Meetings >>>>> Every Thursday morning at the M&I Bank 9:30 am to Noon. Attendees must be members of Tucson Quilt Guild. Activities >>>>> Members quilt personal quilts and charity projects.

Valley Quilters Guild 1st Contact >>> Sue Norris, President 398-7150 2nd Contact >>> Jean Merle, 648-3409 Purpose >>>>>> To gather together individuals who share the common interests and love for the Quilters art. Educational meetings on quilting techniques, textiles, patterns history and quilt makers. This group will promote mutual friendship and recreation for the members, as well as community service. Membership >> 165 Members - Membership is open to anyone who shares the love of quilting. Meetings >>>>> Held the 4th Thursday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, with Brown Bag Lunch starting at noon at the American Legion Post #66, 1560 W Duval Mine Road. Activities >>>>> Educational programs presented by known teachers and Guild Members. Quilt shows and charity quilting for organizations that the Guild chooses. Bees and smaller groups meet to quilt at times other than the Guild Meetings.

patriotic Avenue of Flags Association

Green Valley Machine Knitters 1st Contact >>> Marilyn Kemper, 625-5948 Purpose >>>>>> To encourage the art and enjoyment of machine knitting. Membership >> Open to anyone interested. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Monday of each month, 1:00 pm at Friends-InDeed. Activities >>>>> Demos, lessons, sharing challenges, knitting for charity. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1272, GV 85622

North of the Border Quilt Bee 1st Contact>>>> Babs Phillips, 393-6557 Purpose >>>>>> To share ideas, talents, stories and fun as they work on their own projects. Once a month they have “charity day” when they make or sew on charity quilts. Since 2004 over 200 quilts have been distributed to local

1st Contact>>>> Andy Anderson, 625-2715 2nd Contact >>> Roy Hartman, 625-8751 Purpose >>>>>> To foster and perpetuate respect for the American flag and to honor all members of the armed forces of the United States of America, both past and present, living and deceased. Membership >> A committee of six caretakers of the flags. Meetings >>>>> As called by the chairman. Activities >>>>> Display 95 American flags along S. La Canada, eight flag days a year by eleven volunteer organizations. Mail Add >>>>> 641 S. Los Rubies Circle, GV 85614

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 1st Contact >>> Danette Baty, Regent, 818-0419 2nd Contact >>> Bettie Thayer, Vice Regent, 648-7952 Purpose >>>>>> To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and

Evangelical Free Church of Green Valley

Visit our Democratic headquarters in the Green Valley Continental Mall, next to CVS

Leading all people into an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ.

Monthly meetings on the 2nd Saturday at 12:30, in Continental Mall, #248. Candidate debates, prominent speakers, fundraisers, social events.

Worship Services: Saturday 6:30 pm

Sunday

8 am, 9:15 am, & 11:00 am

Weekend Bible Classes: Saturday: 5:00 pm Sunday: 8 am & 5 pm

1393 W. Mission Twin Buttes Rd. West of Camino del Sol www.efcgreenvalley.org

Contact dcsrapresident@gmail.com or gvdemocrats@gmail.com

648-6781

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women who achieved American independence. Membership >> Any woman, over 18, is eligible for membership and who is lineally descended from a man or woman who served as a sailor, soldier or civil officer in the American Revolution. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Friday of the month, November thru April at La Posada. Activities >>>>> Meetings/Speakers – observe the American Flag – Place a wreath on Veterans’ Day, preserve patriotic, education and historical information, etc.

photography Green Valley Camera Club 1st Contact >>> Carl H. Sparseld, Vice President, 215-872-6325 (C) 2nd contact >>>> Debbie Sinclair, 720-219-3999 (C) Purpose >>>>>> A place to learn and share the technology and art of digital photography. Membership >> GVR Membership Required Meetings >>>>> Seasonal Monthly Meetings Monday thru Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – noon, meets at the Springs. Dues >>>>>>>> $30 Singles, $35 Couples Activities >>>>> Classes, Workshop and Field Trips – See Website Website >>>>>> www.gvcameraclub.org

radio Green Valley Amateur Radio Club 1st Contact >>> Jane Lang, 520-377-7020 (need to dial 1and 520 first) 2nd Contact >>> Tom Lang, 820-5048 Purpose >>>>>> Promote Advance Amateur Radio as a hobby and as an Emergency Communication System when needed. Membership >> Open to all with an interest in amateur (ham) radio, electronics or emergency communications. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Wednesday of the month 7:00 pm, SAV Building at 601 N. La Canada behind the library. Activities >>>>> Amateur radio license classes, ARRL annual field day, local special events and emergency communications support for SAV. Website >>>>>> gvarc.us

stamps Green Valley Stamp & Coin Club 1st Contact >>> Harvey Hastrup, 625-7892 Purpose >>>>>> Create interest in collecting stamps and coins. Membership >> 44 Members in Green Valley, Sahuarita and Tucson. Dues >>>>>>>> $2.00 Annually Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday, 1:30 pm, Friends-In-Deed Activities >>>>> Informative Programs, Trading, Selling

toastmasters Green Valley Toastmasters’ Club

Tom Lang and Gene Schouweiler, Green Valley Amateur Radio Club members, outside the Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers Building, with antenna for the club’s radio station inside. PHOTO BY kitty bottemiller

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1st Contact >>> Jerry Sanders, Jr., 625-5418, cell 400-4171 Purpose >>>>>> Training to improve communication skills including public speaking, presentations, and leadership. Membership >> 20 members; open to men and women 18 years and older. Meetings >>>>> Thursday, 8:15 am to 9:15 am at First America Title in Green Valley Mall. Activities >>>>> Weekly Meetings, during winter November to April;

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monthly summer meetings 2nd Thursday of each month. Dues >>>>>>>> $75 Annually Mail Add >>>>> 80 W. Calle de las Tiendas, GV 85614

travel Green Valley Chaparrals RV Club 1st Contact >>> Judy Lugers, 399-0822 2nd Contact >>> Bob Martin, 399-4611 Purpose >>>>>> The Green Valley Chaparrals RV Club is a social organization that promotes the use of recreational vehicles (RV’s) and enjoyment of outdoor fellowship through camping trips and group activities. Membership >> RV owners living in the Greater Green Valley and Sahuarita areas. Dues >>>>>>>> $15 annually and an one time application fee of $5.00. Meetings >>>>> Annually and informally during RV trips to various locations in the greater Southwest. Mail Add >>>>> Green Valley Chaparrals, 206 W. Paseo Recortado, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> gvram@msn.com or GVJudy@gmail.com

Green Valley Travel Club 1st Contact >>>> Jean Ross, 648-0702 Purpose >>>>>> Sharing travel experiences with audiovisual presentations. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Friday of each month 9:00 am (except June, July and August), at Las Campanas Recreation Center. Activities >>>>> Meetings focus on travel guidance and experience.

United Community Health Center Providing Quality Care For Our Community

QUALITY Healthcare For All Ages

COMMUNITY Available in Your Neighborhood

CARE From Qualified and Dedicated Healthcare Teams

Sahuarita • Sahuarita Heights Green Valley • Continental Family Medical Center • Continental Pediatrics • Presidio Pointe Arivaca • Arivaca Clinic Three Points • Three Points Clinic Amado • Amado Clinic

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 1st Contact >>> Markie Crossman, 520-439-4366 (need to dial 1 and 520) 2nd Contact >>> Jo Wood, 602-277-1524 Purpose >>>>>> To be a support group for people who want to lose weight sensibly. Membership >> Open to Everyone. Monthly dues. Meetings >>>>> Tuesdays – La Posada Recreation Building, 501 La Posada Circle, 7:00 am/8:00 am; Thursdays – La Perla @ La Posada El Dorado Room, 635 S. Park Centre, 7:00 am/8:00 am. Email >>>>>>>> Markie at dumplingcrossman@yahoo.com or Jo at Tops240@cox.net

writing/composing Green Valley Writers 1st Contact >>>> Arch Hoagland, 399-2377 2nd Contact >>>> Denise Roessle, 399-3312 Purpose >>>>>> A forum for writers, (professional and wannabes). Membership >> Open to Anyone Meetings >>>>> 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm at Joyner Green Valley Library. Activities >>>>> Read, critique and share manuscripts of all genres.

Green Valley Recreation, Inc. GVR’s Mission: “To provide recreational, social and leisure education opportunities that enhance the quality of our members’ lives.”

Dream! Discover! Play! Green Valley Recreation (GVR) gives you the opportunity to enjoy a more active lifestyle by providing you with 13 beautiful recreational centers with amenities such as:

DID YOU KNOW... United Community Health Center • • •

weight loss

Is a federally qualified not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) community health center Accepts patients with AHCSS, Medicare, and most insurance plans Provides… o Comprehensive primary care services o Pediatric care o Prenatal care o Gynecology services o Internal medicine services o School Wellness Centers in 4 school districts for in-school healthcare services o Dental services for children at our Wellness Centers o A discount plan and/or assistance applying for AHCSS and Kidscare

Arts & Crafts Concerts & Events Various Club Activities Fitness Centers

Leisure Classes Swimming Pools Tennis Courts Cards & Games

And much more! For additional information, call (520) 625-3440 or visit our Website at

INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE? Please Visit Our Website at www.UCHCAZ.org or Call 520-407-5817

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Tea and Fashion Show; White Elephant Parade, contributor to Valley Assistance Services and the GV Community Food Bank. Website >>>>>> http://abwa-valleverde.tripod.com/

business groups American Business Women’s Association - ABWA 1st Contact >>> Nadine DiGiacomo, 625-6365 2nd Contact >>> Marie Cory, 982-2349 Purpose >>>>>> The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition. Membership >> $115 annually; $90 for National dues and $25 for Chapter dues (prorated). Meetings >>>>> Held the 3rd Wednesday of every month at La Posada. Activities >>>>> Fundraising activities for scholarship programs; High

ETS Investment Group 1st Contact >>> Edie Bazzano, 393-6244 Purpose >>>>>> Learning stock investing. Membership >> Members of the Computer Club and GVR. Meetings >>>>> Monday 2:00 pm only meets October thru May at Santa Rita Springs. Activities >>>>> Discuss sector, regional, and foreign investments. Mail Add >>>>> Same as Computer Club

Green Valley/Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce 1st Contact >>> Jim DiGiacomo, Executive Director, 625-7575

Resort Hotel Accommodations

The Inn at San Ignacio …the perfect place for visiting family and friends, family reunions, golf groups, birding groups and everyone visiting our beautiful community. Enjoy golf at several of Arizona’s best golf courses or just relax at our beautiful pool.

Condo Hotel

Shop at La Tienda Gift Shop, West Center!

Golf packages and group discounts are available at 10 golf courses including

It’s where GVR members and their guests find arts and crafts by local artists, at very reasonable prices!

San Ignacio, Canoa Hills, Keno Springs, Rio Rico and Tubac

Shop and enter our Monthly Drawing to win an item by one of our Artisans.

AAA & AARP Discounts • Golf Group discounts Family Reunion discounts • Friends & Family Dicsounts

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Open 9-4 Monday-Friday, 10-2 Saturdays (November-March Open Sunday 10-2)

Green Valley & Southern Arizona’s Finest

Phone: 625-3141

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Purpose >>>>>> The Green Valley Chamber of Commerce works to unite, promote and assist in building a better community. Membership >> Open to all businesses, churches, clubs, service organizations and educational institutions. Meetings >>>>> 4th Tuesday of each month. Activities >>>>> Luncheon and breakfast meetings, annual golf tournament, Business Expo, Annual Dinner, seminars, networking mixers & special events. Mail Add >>>>> 275 W. Continental Road or P.O. Box 566, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-7575, 625-7594, or 800-858-5872 FAX >>>>>>>>> 648-6154 Email >>>>>>>> gvchamber@qwestoffice.net Website >>>>>> www.greenvalleychamber.com

Green Valley Profit Investment Group 1st Contact >>> Dave Armstrong, 399-3253 2nd Contact >>> Eileen Buckel, 399-1241 Purpose >>>>>> Research and invest in securities for growth and income. Membership >> Limited to year round residents of Green Valley, Tubac and Tucson. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday each month at Friends-In-Deed, 1:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Discuss current holdings, research new companies for stock purchases. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 401, GV 85622

Santa Rita Management Services, LLC 1st Contact >>> John Garen, Vice President Purpose >>>>>> To offer management services to homeowners’ associations throughout Green Valley/Sahuarita to insure the enjoyment by residents and maximize the value of their

investment. Committed to working with Boards and residents to manage the needs of their communities. Mail Add >>>>> 1325 W. Duval Mine Road, #167-24, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> sanritmgmt@cox.net Phone >>>>>>> 625-9055

SCORE of Green Valley (Service Corp of Retired Executives) 1st Contact >>> Hugh Teweles, prefer that you use Email Purpose >>>>>> Free counseling for small businesses, either start up or existing. Membership >> 5 Members for Group Counseling Sessions – Always Looking for New Members! Meetings >>>>> Ad Hoc, On Demand, prefer people use Email Activities >>>>> Occasional Seminars, Booth at GV Expo Email >>>>>>>> awthrt2000@yahoo.com

card/games clubs Abrego South Women’s Thursday Bridge Club 1st Contact >>> Beverly Karaiskos, 399-9891 2nd Contact >>> Susan Ford, 207-4045 Purpose >>>>>> Have fun and play contact bridge. Membership >> GVR Membership Required, $2.00 annual dues. Meetings >>>>> Thursday at 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Activities >>>>> Bridge (5 Card Major) Mail Add >>>>> 3407 S. Placita Del Acacote, GV 85622

Afternoon Women’s Social Bridge Club 1st Contact >>>> Christine MacDonald, 399-2177 Purpose >>>>>> Playing Bridge

Formerly Amado Greyhound Race Track

The Country Club of Green Valley FOUNDED IN 1970

PRIVATE PARTIES • BANQUETS RECEPTIONS

Why not be a part of The Country Club of Green Valley and enjoy the golf, social activities, fine dining and camaraderie that our members enjoy every day.

Ideal for Indoor/Outdoor Events Scenic Mountain Views! Premise Catering and Service Up to 500 People

We offer memberships of all types from social, trial, regular, executive to non-resident.

CALL TO JOIN NOW!

Pool/Spa/Parties April-October

77 E. Paseo de Golf | 520.625.8806

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Ph: (520) 398-8628

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Meetings >>>>> Every Thursday at East Center, 12:00 noon; Santa Rita SpringsWednesday 1:00 pm.

Canoa Hills Friday Bridge 1st Contact >>> Paul Garcia, 648-1120 Purpose >>>>>> Contact bridge for individuals or couples. Membership >> Fee for dues - $2.00/year. Co-ed Bridge Meetings >>>>> Friday Afternoons Activities >>>>> Bridge playing starts at 12:30 pm

Cribbage Titans Club 1st Contact >>> Bill Ellis, 520-5511 2nd Contact >>>> Bill Strube, 625-3708 (summer contact) Purpose >>>>>> Play traditional two handed cribbage games. Membership >> No membership required. Meetings >>>>> Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at American Legion Library. All equipment is furnished. Activities >>>>> Weekly cribbage games in Green Valley, cribbage instructions and tournaments. Website >>>>>> www.playcribbage.org Email >>>>>>>> Bill@playcribbage.org Mailing Add >> 2291 E. Desert Pueblo Pass, GV 85614

Desert Hills Ladies’ Bridge Club 1st Contact >>> Jody Davidson, 207-6267 2nd Contact >>> JoAnne Burke, 393-0927 Purpose >>>>>> To play social bridge Membership >> 120 for winter months, approximately 60 for summer months. GVR membership required. Dues are $3.00 annually. Meetings >>>>> Thursdays, 12:30 pm at Desert Hills.

Desert Meadows I Bridge Club 1st Contact >>> Ginny Wynes, 393-0411 Purpose >>>>>> Social Bridge Membership >> GVR members only, dues are $2.00 annually. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Saturday each month, 6:30 pm at Abrego South Center

Duplicate Bridge Club at Canoa Hills (Sanctioned) 1st Contact >>> Marty Allen, President, 625-9279 2nd Contact >>> Ted Bloomquist, Vice President, 399-1624 Purpose >>>>>> ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge game. Membership >> GVR Members Only, Dues are $1.00 Meetings >>>>> Mondays & Fridays 1:00 pm, Thursday 6:30 pm. Activities >>>>> Bridge Games. Duplicate bridge for experienced players. Bridge Classes available for newer players. Mailing Add >> 1880 N. Via Carrizal, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> Cathy Musacchia, 648-1373 2nd Contact >>> Virginia Hicks, 625-3398 Purpose >>>>>> Coed, Couples play social progressive Bridge. Membership >> Games are open to all GVR couples. Walk-in couples are welcome. Dues are $2.00 annually. Meetings >>>>> Wednesday at 6:30 pm at East Center, Thursday at 6:30 pm at Desert Hills. Please arrive by 6:15 pm as play will start promptly at 6:30 pm. Mailing Add >> 2012 W. Calle Estio, GV 85622

Euchre 1st Contact >>> Max Elliot, 393-7918, cell 331-8347 2nd Contact >>> Karen Packer, 777-5624 Purpose >>>>>> Have Fun and enjoy the friendship! Membership >> 100+ Members, Weekly Turn Out Summary - 6 to 8 tables, winter up to 20 tables, coed. Meetings >>>>> Annual meeting 2nd Friday in November, at 6:30 pm. Activities >>>>> Cards (Euchre), Potluck, Pizza, and Barbecues

Five Card Major Bridge Club 1st Contact >>> Jane Hedden, 399-2832 Purpose >>>>>> Social/party bridge for women. Membership >> GVR Membership required. Meetings >>>>> Tuesdays – 12:45 pm, Madera Vista Recreation Center. Call in advance to reserve a place at a table.

Green Valley Canasta Club 1st Contact >>> Barbara Tams, 625-2226 2nd Contact >>> Kathryn Priehs, 393-1035 Purpose >>>>>> Play cards and socialize! Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Meetings >>>>> Friday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the East Center. Email >>>>>>>> JohnBarbara@netzero.net

Green Valley Cribbage Club 1st Contact >>> Wayne Streufert, 625-4080 Purpose >>>>>> Play Cribbage, Coed Membership >> Open, GVR Members only. Dues >>>>>>>> $1.00 plus 25 cents to play. Meetings >>>>> Monday evening at 6:30 pm, East Center

Green Valley Pinochle Club

1st Contact >>> Christine O’Donnell, 399-3932 2nd Contact >>> Annett Schley, 203-8962 Purpose >>>>>> Social Progressive Bridge for Ladies Membership >> Approximately 40-60 players. Open to experienced bridge players and GVR members. Dues are $3.00 annually. Meetings >>>>> Mondays, 12:00 noon to 3:30 pm at the East Center Activities >>>>> Christmas and spring parties. Mail Add >>>>> 995 W. Desert Hills Drive, GV 85622

1st Contact>>>> Billy F. Manning, President, 625-0005 2nd Contact >>> Pamela Sweigart, Vice President, 906-8346 Purpose >>>>>> To play single and double deck pinochle in a fun friendly social setting. Membership >> GVR members only. Meetings >>>>> Single deck Tuesday at East Center Auditorium and Wednesday at Las Campanas. Both single deck and double deck on Thursday at East Center. All games begin at 6:00 pm. Activities >>>>> In addition to regular card play on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, the club also holds four social events throughout the year which includes a spring fling picnic, a summer picnic and cookout, a fall potluck, and a holiday party in December. Email >>>>>>>> bfmann1@cox.net

East Center Duplicate Bridge Club (Non-Sanctioned)

Green Valley Sheepshead Card Club

1st Contact >>> Jeff Blake, 625-3435 2nd Contact >>> Mary Ann Allen, 625-9279 Purpose >>>>>> Duplicate Bridge, Non-Sanctioned Membership >> GVR Bridge-Playing Members Meetings >>>>> Tuesdays at 1:00 pm – East Center

1st Contact >>>> Calvin Schieler, 393-0711 2nd Contact >>>> Ken Pfaff, 645-1159 Purpose >>>>>> To play Sheepshead and enjoy good company. Membership >> Approximately 40 men and women – GVR membership required. Dues $1.00

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Activities >>>>> Play Cards Meetings >>>>> Every Tuesday Evening 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Las Campanas, Juniper Room. Mailing Add >> 903 W. Belltower, GV 85614

Informal Duplicate Bridge Club 1st Contact >>> Bob Dahm, 777-7827 Purpose >>>>>> Social Bridge and friendly Duplicate Bridge, Informal, Coed Meetings >>>>> Monday 1:00 pm at Santa Rita Springs Anza Room. Dues >>>>>>>> $2.00 Per Member

GVR Chess Club 1st Contact >>> Jim Clark, 648-9988, Email - JCBAFOX@msn.com 2nd Contact >>> Bob Vint, 648-0157, Email - RJVINT@cox.net Purpose >>>>>> Play chess, teach chess, conduct chess tournaments, all skill levels. Membership >> $1.00 Annually – GVR members Only Approximately 20 members Meetings >>>>> Every Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at GVR East Social Center, 7 S. Abrego Drive. Mailing Add >> 1777 W. Calle Casa Lindas, GV 85614

GVR Hearts Card Club 1st Contact >>> David Ahern, 232-3115 Purpose >>>>>> Fun and Friendship Membership >> Approximately 60 members. GVR membership is required Meetings >>>>> Las Campanas, Wednesdays 1:00 pm Activities >>>>> Playing Cards Email >>>>>>>> dahern5@cox.net Website >>>>>> www.gvrec.org/clubs/cl8.htm

National Mah Jongg Club 1st Contact >>> Pat Randall, 393-1619 2nd Contact >>> Barbara Tams, 625-2226 Purpose >>>>>> Provide intellectual and social opportunities for Mah Jongg players who play by National Mah Jongg rules. Membership >> Open to GVR members who have knowledge of the game and have a current National Mah Jongg League Card. Meetings >>>>> The Club meets at Santa Rita Springs Rec Center-Kino Room every Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Website >>>>>> wnibstitch@aol.com

Peerless Pawn Pushers Chess Club 1st Contact >>> Bob Vint, 648-0157, Email - RJVINT@cox.net Purpose >>>>>> Play chess, teach chess, conduct chess tournaments. Membership >> Free, Open to All, NOT a GVR Club! Meetings >>>>> Every Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Villages Recreation Hall

GVR Tuesday Men’s Bridge Club

Saguaro Duplicate Bridge Club

1st Contact >>> Ted Strasser, 399-3913 Purpose >>>>>> Play Contract Bridge Membership >> GVR Members Meetings >>>>> Tuesday afternoons 12:00 pm at Desert Hills Ball Room

1st Contact >>> Doris Kuzmak, Manager/Director, 625-4027 2nd Contact >>> Ginny Ahlstrom, Partnerships, 648-7661 Purpose >>>>>> ACBL Sanctioned Open Bridge Club Membership >> Open – No GVR Required Meetings >>>>> Every Saturday at 12:30 pm, games played at St. Francis Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 600 S. La Canada.

GVR Men’s Poker Club 1st Contact >>> Bob Hyden, 625-1355 2nd Contact >>> Bob Northrup, 207-6745 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship Membership >> 60, dues are $2.00, GVR membership required. Meetings >>>>> Weekdays at various centers, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Call for information. Mailing Add >> 4953 S. Paseo Octobre, GV 85622

1st Contact >>> Steven Cornell, 648-5816 2nd Contact >>> Anita Burton, 625-9749 Purpose >>>>>> Play Scrabble Membership >> 12 Members. Meetings >>>>> 2:00 pm every Tuesday. Call for location.

Haven Ladies’ Bridge Club

Wednesday Afternoon Women’s Social Bridge

1st Contact >>>> Joan Morrow, 399-2897 2nd Contact >>>> Cathie Fisher, 648-3738 Purpose >>>>>> Ladies Social Bridge Membership >> GVR women members and guests. Dues >>>>>>>> $3.00 Meetings >>>>> Every Tuesday, 11:30 am at the East Social Center. Mail Add >>>>> 1605 Camino del Sol, GV 85614

Scrabble Players Group

1st Contact >>> Kay Coombs, 399-2177 Purpose >>>>>> Promote a friendly, social bridge atmosphere. Membership >> Open to GVR ladies who have knowledge of contract bridge (American Standard). Meetings >>>>> Each Wednesday at 12:45 pm at Santa Rita Springs Center, walk-in’s welcome!

Rotary Club of Green Valley Republican Club of Green Valley/Sahuarita Voter Registration Information on Political Candidates & Policies Speakers • Lincoln-Reagan Luncheon • Socials Candidate Forums

Tuesdays, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Club meets at Friends in Deed the 4th Friday monthly 9am-11:30am For Details Call: Kay Kohler 867-6254 or Patti Woolley 869-2992 www.repblucgvs.org

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Women’s Billiards of Green Valley

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority – Lambda Master Chapter

1st Contact >>> Marianne Bishop, 625-4924, Email, barxmar@cox.net 2nd Contact >>> Donna Lou Hetler, 399-3550, Email, dlhetler@aol.com Purpose >>>>>> Learn to play pool or improve your skills while enjoying companionship. Membership >> Must be a GVR member. Place/Time >>> The Billiards Room at the Desert Hills Recreation Center every Wednesday and Friday morning from 9:00 am to noon. Drop In Activities >>>>> We play eight ball, called-pocket per the rules that are used for the Green Valley Senior games. Occasionally go out to lunch every third Wednesday after the meeting.

1st Contact >>> Elaine Funaro, 399-4469 Purpose >>>>>> Social and Service Membership >> International – Previous & New Members Welcome Meetings >>>>> 3rd Monday Monthly Activities >>>>> Luncheons and Social Events Mail Add >>>>> 15793 S. Via Horqueta, Sahuarita 85629

Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg 1st Contact >>> Judy Cunnyngham, 625-9671 Purpose >>>>>> Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg is one of several variations of the ancient Chinese tile game. The game is played in the same general way with the same tile set for all variations. Only the rules and procedures differ. Wright-Patterson rules provide the most interesting and challenging game. Each player plays as an individual at tables of three or four. Those who have played another form of the game can usually blend in after a session or two. This is fun and challenging, something new and different. Membership >> There are no fees, but each player usually has a personal copy of the Wright-Patterson Rule Book. This book contains the rules, all the different hands that can be played and the method of scoring. The books can be obtained directly from Wright-Patterson or at the club for $5.00 each. Must be GVR members. Meetings >>>>> The club meets at the Las Campanas Recreation Center, Ironwood Room, each Tuesday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Come join us to observe or to try your hand, drop in any Tuesday to see what it’s all about! For those who would like to learn the game, classes are available. Email >>>>>>>> ba-jc@hotmail.com

fraternities/sororities Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae 1st Contact >>> Sharon Crocker, 625-0093(h), 440-0077(c) Purpose >>>>>> Socialization with Sisters Membership >> All Alpha Chi Alumnae Meetings >>>>> Annual Meeting in February Email >>>>>>>> shacrocker@aol.com

1st Contact >>> Sandy Parker, President, 399-0489 2nd Contact >>> Laurie Romanelli, 1st Vice President, 625-4369 Purpose >>>>>> To promote sisterhood and friendships. Membership >> All Alpha Gamma Delta Members Meetings >>>>> November and March Activities >>>>> Luncheons twice a year as well as attending meetings with the Tucson Alumnae Group. Mail Add >>>>> 961 W. Camino Tierra Libre, GV 85614

Alpha Phi Alumnae 1st Contact >>> Jinny Kelley, 300-6768 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Resident or winter visitor of Alpha Phi. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Wednesday of each month for lunch; November thru May. Mail Add >>>>> 15827 S. Via Cayeta, Sahuarita, 85629 2012 GREEN VALLEY club directory

1st Contact >>> Lila Sullivan, 648-0797 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Alumnae members of Chi Omega Sorority, local or visiting. Meetings >>>>> 1st Wednesday of September, November, January, March and May Mail Add >>>>> 41 Calle Montana Jack, GV 85614

Delta Delta Delta Alumnae 1st Contact >>> Elaine Haggerty, 393-1606 Purpose >>>>>> Ongoing Friendships Membership >> All Alumnae of Delta Delta Delta Meetings >>>>> Call for meeting information. Activities >>>>> Helping Others! Mail Add >>>>> 244 N. Running Springs Drive, GV 85614

Delta Gamma Alumnae 1st Contact >>> Liz Richmond, 393-1967 2nd Contact >>> Marilyn Barney, 399-0202 Purpose >>>>>> To promote sisterhood and fellowships. Membership >> All area and visiting alumnae of Delta Gamma Sorority. Meetings >>>>> Monthly, October thru May Activities >>>>> Monthly luncheons at local restaurants. Mail Add >>>>> 1840 W. Placita del Zacaton, GV 85622

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International 1st Contact >>> Jennifer Lichtsinn, President, 648-0207 Purpose >>>>>> To unite women educators in fellowship, to endow scholarships and to support, honor and stimulate education. Membership >> Educators - Working and Retired. Annual Dues Meetings >>>>> 2nd Monday of Month, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at various locations and member homes. Activities >>>>> Scholarships, community projects, stimulating speakers and fellowship.

Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

Alpha Delta Gamma Alumnae

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Chi Omega Alumnae

1st Contact >>> Kay Richardson, Secretary, 625-8761 2nd Contact >>> Judy Oestreich, 625-3565 Purpose >>>>>> Life, Learning & Friendship Membership >> By Invitation Meetings >>>>> Monthly 2nd Thursday in member’s home. Call for information.

Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority 1st Contact >>> Sally Hayes, 648-3392 2nd Contact >>> Marge Hanley, 393-6636 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship Membership >> All Alumnae Meetings >>>>> To Be Announced Mail Add >>>>> 1963 W. Camino del Juardo, GV 85614

Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae 1st Contact >>> Jane Bryant, 207-2277 2nd Contact >>> Carolyn Sittnick, 393-0809 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship and support of local charities. Membership >> All alumnae of Kappa Gamma

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Lynn Robinson 918-8101 • AZ

Karen Anderson 918-8144 • IL, OH, AZ

Pat Andrews 305-6632 • IL, OH, WI

Annie Barmore 918-8116 • CA

Kim Brewis 907-3628 • AK, WI

Fred Butler 918-8169 • WA

Hans Campestrini 270-4623 • CO

Gaye Cattilini 603-3331 • VA

Connie Cobb 918-8159 • MN

Sandy Crane 405-6842 • WA

Laverne Cummings 245-5767 • ID, WI

The Daly Duo 971-7166/971-7245 •TN

The DePalma Team 275-5754 • MI, ME, NJ

Cha Cha Donau 591-4982 • AZ, CA, MT, AK

Tim Dugan 609-1273 • AK, WA

Kirstin Ekrut 241-2748 • MN

Kathy & Judy Johnston 429-2449, 419-2679 • IA, IL

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Meetings >>>>> 4 to 6 times, October thru May Activities >>>>> Social and support of local charities.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

1st Contact >>> Betty Brown, President, 648-7020 2nd Contact >>> Elaine Funaro, 399-4469 Purpose >>>>>> Social and Service Membership >> International, dues are $10 annually. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Monday of each month. Activities >>>>> Cultural and Social Mail Add >>>>> 343 East Las Milpas, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> Call 624-4183 Purpose >>>>>> Our primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. Membership >> The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Meetings >>>>> Fourteen weekly meetings in greater Green Valley area, Sahuarita, Tubac and Arivaca. Mail Add >>>>> 840 S. Campbell Ave., Tucson 85719 Website >>>>>> aatucson.org for schedule of meetings

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ALOHA (Adult Loss of Hearing Association)

1st Contact >>>> Lillian Brauner, 399-3352 Purpose >>>>>> Social and Service Membership >> International Meetings >>>>> 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Activities >>>>> Cultural and Social Mail Add >>>>> 2569 E. Glen Canyon Road, GV 85614

Pi Beta Phi Alumnae 1st Contact >>>> Jude Seely 399-7260 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Pi Phi Alumnae & Visitors Meetings >>>>> (4) Fall, Winter, Spring and Founder’s Day Activities >>>>> Luncheons and Social Events

Sigma Alpha Iota 1st Contact >>> Sharlyn Matthews, 648-2856 2nd Contact >>> Betty Maurstad, 399-4588 Purpose >>>>>> Our mission is to encourage, nurture and support the art of music. Membership >> Musicians who celebrate music as a vital art form. Meetings >>>>> One monthly meeting, September thru May. Activities >>>>> Encourage community projects; recognize living composers and women musicians of all ages, races, nationalities and cultivate excellence in musical performance. Mail Add >>>>> 624 N. Abrego Drive, GV 85614

Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Jerry Schultz, 399-3205 2nd Contact >>> Gordon Early, 648-8279 Purpose >>>>>> Social Luncheons Membership >> Alumni (or current) member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Thursday monthly, September thru May (except December) Activities >>>>> Sweetheart Brunch in February

area service clubs 1st Contact>>>> Richard Snow, 648-5737 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship Membership >> Must be a Mason Meetings >>>>> 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. Meet at the Arizona Family Restaurant. Mail Add >>>>> 3741 S. Calle Rambles, GV 85614

Al-Anon 1st Contact >>> Betty, 648-0941 Purpose >>>>>> To help families of alcoholics. Membership >> Open to all affected by someone’s drinking. Meetings >>>>> Beginners meeting Monday at 11:00 am and again at noon; Thursday at 7:00 pm; Friday at 11:00 am, at St.2012 GREEN VALLEY club directory

American Heart Association, Green Valley Chapter 1st Contact >>> Lisa Roubal-Brown, Executive Director Purpose >>>>>> Advance the public’s knowledge of heart disease and stroke. Membership >> Open to interested members of the public. Meetings >>>>> Call for Information Activities >>>>> Symposium & Health Fair Sponsor Mail Add >>>>> 5325 E. Pima St., Tucson 85712 Phone >>>>>>> 795-1403 Website >>>>>> www.heart.org

Amado Community Food Bank 1st Contact >>> Mildred Lopez Purpose >>>>>> Feed the Hungry Meetings >>>>> 1st Tuesday of the Month Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 729, Amado 85645 Phone >>>>>>> 398-2479

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1st Contact >>> Ben Cleveland, 399-2219 2nd Contact >>> Lou Touchette, 444-9877 Purpose >>>>>> The Adult Loss of Hearing Association (ALOHA) is a group dedicated to the education and to provide information for those adults who have either lost their hearing gradually over the passage of time or have sudden hearing loss. Membership >> Open to all interested in hearing loss, hearing aids, looping systems, hearing devices, etc. There is a nominal fee of $30.00 per year to join. Meetings >>>>> First Monday of each month at La Posada Recreation Center at 10:00 am. Activities >>>>> Monthly guest speakers, audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, Arizona Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, etc. Email >>>>>>>> bencleve@cox.net and loutouchette@cox.net

1st Contact >>> Jean Davis 2nd Contact >>> Nancy Arnold Purpose >>>>>> To find new homes for companion animals whose owners are unable to care for them because of illness or other necessary lifestyle changes that cannot include their pets. We also assist as many other animals in need as our facilities and resources will permit. The Animal League of Green Valley is a private, not-forprofit shelter staffed entirely by volunteers and funded by donors and Attic Thrift Store shoppers. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in promoting and providing for the humane treatment of companion animals. Meetings >>>>> Monthly board meetings 3rd Thursday and annual membership meeting in December. Activities >>>>> Pet adoption, pet lost and found, sheltering of homeless pets, foster care, pet visits to assisted living centers,

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school presentations, a no or low cost pet spay and neuter program for low income families, and the Attic Thrift Store. The pet center and the Attic Thrift Store are open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Mail Add >>>>> 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-3170 Website >>>>>> www.talgv.org

Better Breathers 1st Contact >>> Esther Szmutni, 437-5148 Purpose >>>>>> COPD support group for patients and their caregivers. Membership >> Open to Public – No Dues Meetings >>>>> 1st and 3rd Monday each month, 11:00 am – noon at Friends in Deed. Activities >>>>> Provide disease specific education and support to optimize quality of life. Email >>>>>>>> contact@sonoralongcare.com Website >>>>>> betterbreathersofgv.com

Casa Community Services 1st Contact >>> William T. McCreery, Executive Director, 625-2273, ext. 15 2nd Contact >>> Sage Bergstrom, Director, Behavioral Health Services, 625-2273, ext. 41 Purpose >>>>>> Intergenerational, shared-site non-profit human service agency including preschool/child care (ages 24-36 months, 3 years-5 years), adult day care, counseling and other social support services. Membership >> Volunteer opportunities are available helping children and assisting adults. Meetings >>>>> Preschool/Child Care - 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday (open all year); Adult Day Care - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday (open all year)

Mail Add >>>>> Casa Community Services, 780 S. Park Centre Ave., GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-2273

Casa Community Center 1st Contact >>> Ellen March, Director, 625-2273, ext. 40 2nd Contact >>> Margaret Sampson, Program Coordinator, 625-2273, ext. 14 Purpose >>>>>> A senior center providing recreation; socializing, field trips, noon meal and transportation to the program. Membership >> Open to the public, age 55 years and older. Volunteer opportunities include helping to serve a prepared meal, providing clerical support to Program Coordinator. Meetings >>>>> Monday thru Friday, 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. Educational programs, meetings Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Crafts; exercise; games, fundraising events and educational presentations. Mail Add >>>>> Casa Community Services, 780 S. Park Centre Ave., GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-2273

CASA Support Council for Pima County, Inc. 1st Contact>>>> Jan Webster, Director, 444-3723 2nd Contact >>> Linda Koral, 544-4168 Purpose >>>>>> To financially support the CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocate) who are appointed by the presiding judge of children who are in the welfare system due to neglect or abuse. The CASA is an advocate for the child’s safety and best interests until they are no longer wards of the court. Membership >> None, All Volunteer Meetings >>>>> None, with exception of Board Members and Training

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for becoming a CASA. Activities >>>>> Various fundraisers for support of the CASAs and their children. Holiday parties for the children. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 36017, Tucson 85740 Phone >>>>>>> 575-5130 Website >>>>>> www.casasupportcouncil.org

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 1st Contact >>> Bill Kerr, 399-1234 Purpose >>>>>> Volunteer Public Service Emergency Response Membership >> Open to anyone who has completed the twenty-hour CERT Training Course. Meetings >>>>> Last Wednesday of Each Month Mail Add >>>>> 1116 S. Alpine Circle, GV 85614

Community Food Bank of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Mary Jane Goodrick Purpose >>>>>> Through education, advocacy and the acquisition, storage and distribution of food, we will anticipate and meet the nutritional needs of the people of Sahuarita and Green Valley. Activities >>>>> Provide emergency food for families in need. Mail Add >>>>> 250 E. Continental Road, Suite 101, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-5252

Country Fair/White Elephant 1st Contact >>> Karen Morales, Manager 2nd Contact >>> Jim Fitzsimmons Purpose >>>>>> Contributions to area charities and organizations; scholarships. Activities >>>>> County Fair White Elephant Days, contributions and scholarships. Mail Add >>>>> 601 N. La Canada Dr., GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-4119

Eagle Scouts of Green Valley, N.E.S.A. 1st Contact >>> Richard Barney, 399-0202 2nd Contact >>> Will Campbell, 625-8899 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship, staying updated on Boy Scouts, services to local Scout groups on an individual or group basis. Membership >> Any person who has attained the Boy Scout Eagle Award anywhere in the country. Meetings >>>>> 1st Wednesday of November, February and April Activities >>>>> Fellowship and informational lunches and other activities as decided by group. Mail Add >>>>> 1086 W. Placita Refinada, GV 85614

Early Childhood Partnership of Southern Pima County/ United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona 1st Contact >>> Vanessa Felty, Program Coordinator, 300-5777, 906-8518 cell Purpose >>>>>> To promote quality early childcare and education to area parents and childcare providers to promote school readiness. Membership >> Free and open to all interested parents, providers and childcare educators who support high quality early childcare in Southern Pima County. Meetings >>>>> Monthly, usually second Friday of each month at 11:30 am, also every other month we meet in the evenings. Activities >>>>> Parent and Childcare Provider Training Workshops on nutrition, brain development and school readiness. Mail Add >>>>> 780 S. Park Centre Avenue

Friends-in-Deed, Inc. 1st Contact >>> Joe Roth, President 2nd Contact >>> Lisa Coker

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Purpose >>>>>> Organized in 1971 as a non-profit social service agency to provide free services in the following areas - Loan of medical equipment for emergencies; blood pressures; transportation and van service; Medicare assistance, and meeting rooms. Assists American Red Cross with 6 regularly scheduled blood drives each year. Membership >> 226 Volunteers (Volunteer Opportunities Available) Meetings >>>>> Board Meetings Monthly – Open to Members Only Mail Add >>>>> 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-1150 Community Transportation Volunteers >>>>>>>> 625-4424

Greater Green Valley Community Foundation 1st Contact >>> Michelle Phillips, Executive Director Purpose >>>>>> Our mission is to create a unified community by meeting the charitable needs in the Greater Green Valley area through grants, technical assistance and other services to not for profit organizations. We accomplish this goal by attracting and managing in perpetuity capital gifts from individuals, families, corporations, agencies and private foundations. Our focus is on older adults, healthcare, children, housing, education, the environment, animal rescue and rural living. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the community. Membership >> Limited to 20 Board Members Meetings >>>>> 10 Board Meetings, Annual meeting in May. Activities >>>>> Direct Mail Campaign, Fundraisers Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 785, GV 85622 Street Add >>>> 270 W. Continental, in the M&I Bank Bldg. Phone >>>>>>> 625-4556 | Fax 625-4546 Email >>>>>>>> exdggvcf.org

Green Valley Recreation Volunteers 1st Contact >>> Maureen McCarty, Volunteer Supervisor Purpose >>>>>> To recruit volunteers for Green Valley Recreation for pool and fitness centers, program and swimnastics and fitness instructors. Membership >> Any property with a GVR membership. Meetings >>>>> Monthly training for any new members of Green Valley Recreation that would like to volunteer at any of the 13 pools and 6 fitness centers. Yearly training for program volunteers. Activities >>>>> Program volunteers at concerts, movies and dances. Quarterly meetings, recognition luncheons and workshops for the fitness and swimnastics instructors, pool and fitness volunteers. Monthly Newspaper >>> Keeping Current Mail Add >>>>> 1070 S. Calle de las Casistas or P.O. Box 586, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-3440 x7224 Email >>>>>>>> Maureen@gvrec.org

Hands of a Friend (Manos Amigas), Inc. 1st Contact >>> Patti O’Berry, Founder & Executive Director, 648-3589 2nd Contact >>> Virginia Jensen, Director, 625-2171 Purpose >>>>>> Domestic violence advocacy, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Increase awareness in domestic violence and operate a local shelter safe house that will service southern Pima and Santa Cruz counties. Also all other domestic violence advocacy work to aid in victim services. Membership >> None Required Meetings >>>>> Service organization, meetings for board members only. Activities >>>>> Fundraising through sale of ladies’ high-end clothing resales at DaZee’s located at 231 W. Duval Road, Suite C, GV 85614

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Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 2097, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 399-4671 Fax >>>>>>>>>> 648-3589 or 393-1231 Website >>>>>> www.domesticviolencehelp.us

Parkinson’s Support Group of Green Valley & Sahuarita

1st Contact >>> John Russell, 207-9504 2nd Contact >>> Jim LoVecchio, 889-6910 Purpose >>>>>> To provide the opportunity to share information and learn from the experiences of others with this disorder. Also, health professionals are regularly invited to speak about MG and related topics. Membership >> Anyone with MG and their family and friends. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Saturday of September thru April, 10:30 am to noon at various Tucson locations.

1st Contact >>> Carroll Morris, President, 207-2475 Purpose >>>>>> To ease the burden, to find a cure, and to improve the quality of life for patients and caregivers. Membership >> For all persons with Parkinson’s and their Caregivers. Meetings >>>>> Educational meetings September to November and January to April, first Friday of the month, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at East Center. Free exercise class M-W-F, 9:00 am to 9:45 am at Valley Presbyterian Church. Support Group meetings at Friends in Deed, 1:00 pm; 2:30 pm, men with Parkinson’s, women with Parkinson’s and caregivers. Check website at gvspd.org for schedule changes and more information. Activities >>>>> Exercise 3 times weekly, social contact, speakers and caregivers. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 714, GV 85622

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1st Contact >>> Patti Hogan, 207-4024 2nd Contact >>> Chloe Wolf, 269-7626 Purpose >>>>>> Reduce feral cat over population in Green Valley and surrounding areas through trap/neuter/return (TNR). Meetings >>>>> 1st Monday of every month, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Joyner Green Valley Library. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1642, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.greenvalleypawspatrol.org

1st Contact >>> Steve Culler 648-3903 2nd Contact >>> Sue Woodward, 625-8289 Purpose >>>>>> “Friend of Youth” Membership >> Open to all; contact any member. Meetings >>>>> Tuesdays, 7:00 am, Arizona Family Restaurant Activities >>>>> Service Club Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 425, Sahuarita 85629

Ostomy Support Group 1st Contact >>> John Walker, 393-7210 2nd Contact >>> Ruth Eckelmann 360-0965 Purpose >>>>>> To provide information and support to Ostomates and their families. Membership >> Open to anyone with needs. Activities >>>>> Speakers and group discussions. Meetings >>>>> 4th Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm at Friends-inDeed, 301 Camino Casa Verde, GV

Saturday Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group 1st Contact >>> Carol Lyons, 625-5458 Purpose >>>>>> To share personal experiences as breast cancer survivors in a supportive and confidential setting. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Saturday each month at 11:30 am at the St. FrancisIn-The-Valley Episcopal Church, 600 S. La Canada Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1316, GV 85622

Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers of G.V., Inc. (SAV) Overeaters Anonymous of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Marj, 399-9043 2nd Contact >>> Mary Ann, 393-0169 Purpose >>>>>> A 12-Step program that supports its members as they learn to abstain from compulsive eating. Membership >> Open to everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Meetings >>>>> All at St. Francis In The Valley Episcopal Church, 600 S. La Canada Drive, Tuesday 7:45 am to 8:45 am; Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Reading and Discussion Group); and Saturday 9:00 am – 10:15 am (Step Study)

1st Contact >>> Richard Daidrone, President 2nd Contact >>> Cene Backus, Vice President Purpose >>>>>> Crime prevention, periodic home checks for absentee residents, neighborhood watch, business I.D., traffic control, special events, vehicle etching, patrols, assistance as needed by Pima County Sheriff’s Dept. and fingerprinting. Membership >> 120 Members Mail Add >>>>> 601 N. La Canada Drive, GV 85614-3440 Phone >>>>>>> SAV Office – 351-6744

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Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired 1st Contact >>> Cathe Wooton, 829-7376 Purpose >>>>>> To promote independence and quality of life for those with vision loss. Membership >> Optional Meetings >>>>> Monthly Class Series Activities >>>>> Low vision and independent living skills classes. Mail Add >>>>> 3767 E. Grant Rd., Tucson 85716 Phone >>>>>>> 795-1331 | Fax 795-1336

University of Arizona/Pima County Cooperative Extension Contact >>>>>> Cassie Burruel, 648-0808 Purpose >>>>>> To provide a variety of programs and services. Meetings >>>>> Varies Activities >>>>> Walk-Across Arizona, Bane Builders (An Osteoporosis Program), Nutritional Network Green Valley Health Fair, 4H and more. Membership >> Ask about Enrollment Mail Add >>>>> Cooperative Extension Service, 1100 Whitehouse Canyon Road, GV 85614 or P.O. Box 1989, GV 85622

- Master Consumers Purpose >>>>>> To provide family and consumer information for education in management of health, life style choices, fitness, food safety, nutrition, money management, household repairs, etc. Membership >> Must take certification course offered annually. Meetings >>>>> Information Available upon Request

- 4 H Youth Development Purpose >>>>>> Youth development of skills, leadership and self-esteem skills, raising of livestock, community services and involvement, home economics, decision-making skills and more. Membership >> Ages 7 to 19 Activities >>>>> Pima County Fair, Arizona State Fair, Livestock Judging Events, Teen Congress and Jolt Leadership Camp. Meetings >>>>> Call To Inquire

Valley Assistance Services, Inc. 1st Contact >>> Chris Kang, Executive Director 2nd Contact >>> Elizabeth Kinder, Case Manager Purpose >>>>>> Home visits, case management services, and temporary monetary assistance for frail elderly, disabled, socially isolated, and low-income residents of the Greater Green Valley area. Trained volunteer providers of a range of in-home services. (See listing for Green Valley Interfaith Volunteer Corps. Holiday and back-to-school programs.) Membership >> Volunteers needed for Board, office, Christmas gift program, and Interfaith Volunteer Corps in-home support services. Activities >>>>> Donations of Christmas gifts, back-to-school supplies and certain other client needs are accepted. Funding is from charitable contributions, GV Community Foundation, and the White Elephant. Mail Add >>>>> 275 W. Continental Rd., Suite 145, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Office - 625-5966

Valley Interfaith Volunteer Corps 1st Contact >>> Donna Rakow-Hochersmith, Volunteer Coordinator Purpose >>>>>> Interfaith volunteers provide a range of in-home support services for frail elderly, disabled, socially isolated and low-income residents of the greater Green Valley area. Services (and volunteer opportunities) include: brief respite, friendly visiting, grocery shopping, occasional meal preparation and other household chores, companion, phone contact and light “handyman.” The program works with affiliated congregations to

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recruit, train and provide guidance and support to each congregation’s circle of volunteers. Membership >> Volunteers for in-home services (which volunteer specifies) office and special projects support, and Steering Committee/congregational liaison. Activities >>>>> Bi-monthly orientations for all new volunteers; quarterly training in various topics open to all interested persons. Mail Add >>>>> 275 W. Continental Rd., Suite 145, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-5966

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Canoa Ridge, Inc. Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Dave Unterborn, 777-8303 2nd Contact >>> Jim Russell, 648-1024 Purpose >>>>>> To maintain roads, common areas and property values for the benefit of Canoa Ridge homeowners. Membership >> 128 Homeowners Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday of each month (except June, July and August) at 1:00 pm at Desert Hills Social Center in the conference room behind the office; annual meeting is 2nd Thursday in February at 10:00 am at Canoa Hills Social Center. Activities >>>>> Monthly potlucks/parties; bridge and golf groups; Tuesday breakfasts; monthly newsletter. Mail Add >>>>> 2980 S. Camino del Sol, Box 113, GV 85622

Capistrano at Las Campanas Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Cadden Community Management, Tricia Beeler Purpose >>>>>> Homeowners’ Association Membership >> Homeowners in Capistrano Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday of each month, except July and August, (9:00 am at Los Campanas Recreation Room) Activities >>>>> Potlucks – To Be Announced Phone >>>>>>> 648-6730 Mail Add >>>>> c/o Cadden Management, 101 S. La Canada, Suite 20, GV 85614

Casa Paloma I Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Gary Farris, 625-4116 2nd Contact >>> Harold Shane, 648-0762 Purpose >>>>>> To serve association homeowners. Membership >> Homeowners in Casa Paloma I. Meetings >>>>> Second Tuesday of the month. Activities >>>>> Socials Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 411, GV 85622

Casa Paloma II Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Dave Thomas, President, 625-4256 2nd Contact >>> Jane Wood, 398-4367 Purpose >>>>>> To serve the homeowners of Casa Paloma II. Membership >> Homeowners of 383 townhouses in Casa Paloma II. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday, October thru May Activities >>>>> Potlucks/Socials as Scheduled Phone >>>>>>> 625-9055 (Santa Rita Management Services, LLC)

Continental Vistas Property Owners Association 1st Contact >>> Chuck Ebert, President, 625-9050 2nd Contact >>> Darlene Feil, Secretary, 399-3760 Purpose >>>>>> Homeowners support

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Activities >>>>> Social and block parties. Mail Add >>>>> 2980 S. Camino del Sol, #107, GV 85622-1200

Membership >> Homeowners Meetings >>>>> Monthly, Announced at Entrances Activities >>>>> Various Social Activities Mailing Add >> P.O. Box 1453, GV 85622

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Country Club North Homeowners Association 1st Contact >>> Loren Allston 2nd Contact >>> Ron Faut Purpose >>>>>> To serve association homeowners. Membership >> Homeowners in Country Club North I Meetings >>>>> February 12 at 6:00 pm at East Center, May 8th August 7, November 8, December 4 at 6:00 pm at Abrego North Center. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 901, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 603-9664

Country Club Vistas I Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Candace Plumlee, 398-7598 Purpose >>>>>> Homeowner Association Business. Membership >> Property owners of County Club Vistas I Meetings >>>>> Quarterly Activities >>>>> Potluck “get-togethers” twice a year. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 346, GV 85622

1st Contact >>> Richard Homan, 625-1864 Purpose >>>>>> Association of homeowners in Desert Hills V. Membership >> 196 Homeowners Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday of each month – Board Mail Add >>>>> 2980 S. Camino del Sol, GV 85622

Desert Meadows I Property Owners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Jim Ward, 625-2716 Purpose >>>>>> To serve association homeowners. Membership >> 197 Homeowners Meetings >>>>> 4th Wednesday monthly, except June, July and August, 10:00 am at Abrego South Center. Activities >>>>> Christmas Party; Neighbors’ Night Out

Desert Meadows II Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Elmer Rothman, President, 393-1716 2nd Contact >>> Betty Cowles, 648-2864 Purpose >>>>>> Service Homeowners Membership >> Homeowners of Desert Meadows II Meetings >>>>> Quarterly Meetings Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 102, GV 85622

Country Club Vistas III 1st Contact >>> Ted Holzknecht, President, 399-1304 2nd Contact >>> Nancy, 603-9937 Purpose >>>>>> To conduct business of the homeowners’ association. Membership >> Property owners in Country Club Vistas III. Meetings >>>>> Quarterly and annual meetings. Mail Add >>>>> 981 Camino de Luz, GV 85614

Desert Hills II Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Mary Baldwin, 399-1434 2nd Contact >>> Bill McClure, 399-1595 Purpose >>>>>> To service members and enforce the HOA CC&R’s. Membership >> Any owner of a home within the Desert Hills II Inc. subdivision. Meetings >>>>> 4th Wednesday every other month. Activities >>>>> Annual meeting in February, March potlock. Mail Add >>>>> 2980 Camino Del Sol, #105, GV 85622

Desert Meadows III Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Joe Jerrell, President, 207-8363 2nd Contact >>> Stanley Clark, Vice President, 300-4478 Purpose >>>>>> To perform the functions, the duties and exercise the powers of the HOA. Membership >> 224 Homeowners Meetings >>>>> Meets Quarterly Activities >>>>> Neighbors’ Night Out and Potluck Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 271, GV 85622

Desert Ridge, Inc. Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Mac Ward Purpose >>>>>> Homeowners’ Association Membership >> All Homeowners in Desert Ridge Address >>>>>> 824 W. Desert Hills Drive, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 399-9613

Desert Hills III West, Inc. 1st Contact >>> Tim Johnson, President, 207-6059 2nd Contact >>> Dotty Favor, 625-4944 Purpose >>>>>> To conduct business of the Association. Membership >> All homeowners in Green Valley Desert Hills III West. Meetings >>>>> Annual and Quarterly

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Activities >>>>> Hospitality events, active neighborhood watch, organized tours, volunteer support projects. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 181, GV 85622-0181 Website >>>>>> esperanzaestates.com

Green Valley Fairways I, II, III Property Owners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Len Defendorf, 303-0475 2nd Contact >>> Carol Kay, 399-2563 Purpose >>>>>> To promote the recreation, health, safety and welfare of the residents of Green Valley Fairways I, II and III. Membership >> There are presently 760 properties in Fairways I, II and III. Each of the owners of these properties are members of the Association. Meetings >>>>> 4th Wednesday of every month, 9:30 am, at First American Title. Activities >>>>> The beauty and value of the attractive homes in Fairways are maintained by enforcement of its CC&R’s. A newsletter is published periodically. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 28, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.gvfairways.com Email >>>>>>>> fairways@netzero.net

Purpose >>>>>> Preserving the property values and the natural beauty of the setting of San Ignacio Vistas. Membership >> 228 lot owners Meetings >>>>> Board meetings are the 2nd Thursdays of the month except March, July and August) subject to change. Annual Meeting in February. Meeting schedule, agenda, and minutes posted on the website. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1150, GV 85622-1150 Fax >>>>>>>>>> 625-5166 Email >>>>>>>> info@sivhoa.org Website >>>>>> www.sivhoa.org

San Ignacio Vistas II Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact>>>> Cadden Community Management Meetings >>>>> Irregular meeting times. Mail Add >>>>> 101 S. La Canada, Suite 20, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 648-6730

Soledad Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact>>>> Cadden Community Management. Mail Add >>>>> 101 S. La Canada, Suite 20, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 648-6730

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1st Contact >>> Chuck Lamb, President, 393-0301 2nd Contact >>> Ken Hile, Secretary, 625-2739 Purpose >>>>>> To serve and conduct business of the Homeowners’ Association Membership >> Homeowners of Green Valley Resort Homes Meetings >>>>> Monthly – November thru April Mail Add >>>>> Green Valley Resort Homes, Inc. P.O. Box 624, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-9055 (Santa Rita Management Services, LLC)

1st Contact >>>> Jean McGaughey, 648-1699 2nd Contact >>>> Sandy Stone, President, 648-1699 Mailing Add >> 951 W. Via Rio Fuerte, GV 85614

Green Valley Townhouse VI 1st Contact >>> Ron Bakker, President, 399-2316 2nd Contact >>> Don McMahon, 399-3643 Purpose >>>>>> Conduct business of the association. Membership >> 90 residents of subdivision. Meetings >>>>> Quarterly Activities >>>>> Social Events Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 325, GV 85622

Sunrise Pointe Vistas Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Richard Grannis, President, 393-7357 Purpose >>>>>> Maintain a level of communication and to encourage participation in community activity. Membership >> Current residents in Sunrise Pointe Vistas. Meetings >>>>> Annual meeting in January. Activities >>>>> Active social committee, parties and group outings. Mail Add >>>>> 320 W. Sunrise Vista, GV 85614

Ventura West at Las Campanas Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact>>>> Cadden Community Management. 2nd Contact >>> Linda Hansen Mail Add >>>>> 101 S. La Canada, Suite 39, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 648-6730

La Canada Desert Homes III Associates, Inc. 1st Contact >>> Jim Ward, 625-2716 Purpose >>>>>> Homeowners’ Association Activities >>>>> Ladies’ Luncheons Membership >> 47 Lots Mailing Add >> P.O. Box 1001, GV 85622

Villas East Condominiums Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Jeff Gilmore 2nd Contact >>> Bob Fleischmann, President Purpose >>>>>> 476 Units Meetings >>>>> Board meetings 3rd Tuesday of the month. Mail Add >>>>> 508-B Paseo Cerro, GV 85614 Telephone >>>> Office 648-0664

Portillo Hills I Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Michael Finkelstein, President, 393-0317 Membership >> 39 Lots Meetings >>>>> Annual and as needed Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 425, GV 85622

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Pueblo Estates Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Judy Vernon, Office Manager, 625-2440 2nd Contact >>> Al Le Page President, 393-7669 Purpose >>>>>> To serve the homeowners and administer the corporation. Membership >> Residents of Pueblo Estates Meetings >>>>> Annual January and Board Meetings Mail Add >>>>> 145 W. Aliso Dr., GV 85614

1st Contact >>> John Gabriel, 625-2212 Purpose >>>>>> Represent homeowners, maintain common areas and enforce CC&R’s and association regulations. Membership >> Eight Unit Owners Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 624, GV 85622

Villas West Condominium Homeowners’ Association Purpose >>>>>> Homeowners’ Association Membership >> 672 Units Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesdays Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 120, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> Office 393-7891

San Ignacio Vistas Homeowners’ Association 1st Contact >>> Marianne Bishop, Secretary, 625-4924

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lodges Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks 1st Contact >>> Tom Curran, Secretary, 625-5616 Purpose >>>>>> Provide a safe, friendly atmosphere for members’ social activities and to support our many charitable activities. Vets, youth sports and scholarships, and numerous charitable activities in the Green Valley area. Membership >> U.S. citizens over the age of 21 who express a belief in God. Meetings >>>>> 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, except July and August, then each 4th Monday. Activities >>>>> Club restaurant offering fine dining and spirits, dancing and parties. Fundraising to support various charitable activities. Mail Add >>>>> 2951 S. Camino Mercado, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-2592 | Fax 399-0736 Email >>>>>>>> bpoe2592@aol.com

Knights of Columbus, Council 6842, Our Lady of the Valley Parish

1st Contact >>> Dr. Louis R. Fish, 399-FISH (3474) 2nd Contact >>> Dr. Jay St. John, 648-3339 Purpose >>>>>> Socially and philanthropically focused on the youth by support of the swim team, basketball team, essay contest and various programs at the school. To provide a system of self-discovery and self-education leading to a richer, fuller life in serving our brothers’ families and communities. Membership >> Open to all men of good character who believe in a Supreme Being. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 pm, at the Lodge Bldg., 18090 S. La Canada, Sahuarita. Activities >>>>> Two steak-frys per year, provide breakfast on the day of the Country Fair Parade, support swim team, public school essay contest, and Lodge social functions. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 771, GV 85622

military retirees American Legion, Post Unit 66

1st Contact >>> Jim Acitelli 207-4597 Purpose >>>>>> Non-profit organization practicing charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Membership >> Dues are $35.00 annually. Must be a practicing Catholic. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Serve breakfasts and dinners for Vocation Fund, Muscular Dystrophy Drive, Disaster Funds and support for the parish. Mail Add >>>>> Our Lady of the Valley Parish, P.O. Box 938, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> Diane, Office Manager 2nd Contact >>> Bill Lampright, Commander Purpose >>>>>> To assist veterans, their widows and children. Membership >> Honorably Discharged or Active Duty Service Men and Women are welcome. 1500 Active Members Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 pm Activities >>>>> Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Chaplain Services, Color Guard and Flag Burning Ceremonies. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 2095, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 393-0331 Fax >>>>>>>>>> 393-0946

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Lounge >>>>>>> 399-3604 Street Add >>>> 1560 W. Duval Road Sahuarita.

Legion Hall, Sahuarita. Mail Add >>>>> Green Valley Marines, P.O. Box 1196, GV 85622

American Legion Auxiliary, Green Valley Unit 66 Inc. (Ladies)

Military Officers’ Association of Green Valley (MOAA)

1st Contact>>>> Joann Cook, President, 625-7933 2nd Contact >>> Diane Fitzgerrald, 399-2351 Purpose >>>>>> Service Organization, assisting veterans and their families, in any way needed. Membership >> Membership is open to mothers, wives, daughters, sisters of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during specific periods of time. Meetings >>>>> Third Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at 2:00 pm in the library at the American Legion Post. Activities >>>>> Holding Bingo games and assisting with the Christmas gift shop at the VA Hospital in Tucson for the benefit of the patients; handing out poppies to the public on Poppy Day; participating in memorial services on Veterans’ Day; assisting & serving food at breakfasts & dinners held at the Post monthly; operating the bingo kitchen snack bar during the twice-weekly bingo games at the Post. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 948, GV 85622-0948 Street Add >>>> 1560 W. Duval Road, Sahuarita. Fax >>>>>>>>>> 393-0945

American Legion Post #109 1st Contact >>> Joy Lee, Adjutant Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship & assistance for all members & their families. Membership >> All eligible military service veterans and auxiliary. Meetings >>>>> General - 2nd Tuesday each month, 6:30 pm Auxiliary >>>>> 2nd Monday each month, 6:00 pm Activities >>>>> Patriotic observances; bingo; food; karaoke; auto, arts & crafts shows, etc. Mail Add >>>>> 15921 S. Houghton Rd., Corona 85641 Phone >>>>>>> 762-5652

American Legion Madera Post #131 Purpose >>>>>> Veteran’s Organization Membership >> Veterans, sons/daughters of veterans Meetings >>>>> Monthly, call for information Activities >>>>> Social activities, meals open to the public. Street Add >>>> 249 W. Esperanza, Entrance in Rear Mail Add >>>>> PO Box 1592, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 398-6245

1st Contact >>> Harry Lyons, 625-5458 2nd Contact >>> Tom Heaney, 648-0868 Purpose >>>>>> Assist vets and retirees of the sea services - Navy, Marine Corp, Coast Guard. Meetings >>>>> Second Tuesday of each month at 11:00 am, at the Cow Palace Restaurant in Amado. Activities >>>>> Monthly social lunch, annual essay contest for grades 7 to 12, Sahuarita High School Band and NJROTC support. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1316, GV 85622

Marine Corps League, Green Valley Detachment 1st Contact >>> Phil Carper, 625-1353 Purpose >>>>>> Esprit de Corps and community service, Semper Fi Membership >> All Former Marines Meetings >>>>> 4th Monday of the month, 7:00 pm at the American 2012 GREEN VALLEY club directory

Military Order of the World Wars – Santa Cruz Valley Chapter 1st Contact >>> Richard C. (Lee) Leander, 648-1313 2nd Contact >>> Guy Bake, 281-8484 Purpose >>>>>> To promote good citizenship, patriotic education, strong national security, youth leadership conferences; support Boys & Girls Scouts, ROTC & JROTC, and memorials. Membership >> To all persons who have served on active military duty as a Commissioned or Warrant Officer in the seven uniformed services of the United States. Meetings >>>>> Normally the 4th Saturday of each month. Mail Add >>>>> 1720 W. Placita del Codillo, Sahuarita 85629

Sons of the American Legion 1st Contact >>> William Heaslip, Adjutant, 399-1759 Purpose >>>>>> To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to foster and perpetuate a true spirit of Americanism. Membership >> Male descendants of members of the American Legion. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday of odd months. Activities >>>>> Participate in patriotic observances, civic functions and to help the sponsoring post. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 998, GV 85622 Street Add >>>> 1560 W. Duval Road Sahuarita

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1st Contact >>> Bill Maratos, 648-2341 Purpose >>>>>> MOAA is a non-profit veterans association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserving earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services, their families and survivors. Membership >> 120 members as of December 31, 2009. Membership dues $35 yearly. Meetings >>>>> Meets 3rd Sunday of each month, Sept.-April. Activities >>>>> Prominent speakers, reviewing current activities, goals for the future, etc. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 769, GV 85622-0769

1st Contact >>> John E. Robson, 457-2584 2nd Contact >>> Les Johnson, 625-9087 Purpose >>>>>> To remember 52 submarines lost in WW II Membership >> Had to serve in submarine service during the WW II era. Activities >>>>> Business and Social Lunches Mail Add >>>>> 2111 E. Highway 82, Huachuca City 85616-8192

national service organizations Green Valley La Canoa Lions Club 1st Contact >>> Carol Stonecipher 203-7102 2nd Contact >>> Joe Gurley, 625-0068 Purpose >>>>>> Service, especially in sight and hearings contributing to charitable organizations and youth and diabetes awareness. Membership >> 46 Members - Open to all wishing to serve. Volunteers Welcome! Meetings >>>>> 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 am at La Posada. Activities >>>>> Recycling paper and aluminum cans. Highway clean-

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up, social events, sales at Country Fair and other fundraising. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 442, GV 85622

Green Valley Lions Club 1st Contact >>> Mary Beth Wallace, 399-0299 Purpose >>>>>> Dedicated to helping others through service, contributing to charitable organizations and providing fellowship for men and women of our community. Membership >> 60 Members - People of all backgrounds and interests are invited. Meetings >>>>> 2nd and 4th Thursday at noon, monthly at Elks Lodge Activities >>>>> Recycling newspaper, magazines and aluminum cans Monday thru Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 am year around at 609 N. La Canada. Bingo on Friday nights at the East Center, free diabetic screening the 3rd Friday of each month at Friends-In-Deed, October thru April. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 632, GV 85622

Green Valley Shrine Club 1st Contact >>> Jim Gibson, 399-8456 2nd Contact >>> Harold Lindamood, 393-7158 Purpose >>>>>> Support Sabbar Shrine of Tucson in sending children to Shrine Hospitals. Membership >> Members must be Masons and Shriners. Meetings >>>>> I n Green Valley, we meet in October thru March. Call for meeting locations. Activities >>>>> Raise money for Shriners’ hospitals and social events. Mail Add >>>>> 443 S. Camino Holgado, GV 85614

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Kiwanis Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Jim Jennings, 399-3526 2nd Contact >>> Mark Heltemes Purpose >>>>>> To improve the quality of life of children and citizens of Green Valley and southern AZ. Membership >> Open to men and women seeking to fulfill our purpose locally and globally. Meetings >>>>> 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at La Posada Recreation Building at 7:30 a.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Silver Springs at noon. Activities >>>>> Sponsor youth leadership in Sahuarita and Continental School, prayer breakfast, Kamp Kiwanis. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 949, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 520-975-1160 Email >>>>>>>> jsjenn@aol.com Website >>>>>> www.green-valley.kiwanisone.org

Rotary Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Jim Nelson, President-Elect, 576-2379 2nd Contact >>> David Polsky Purpose >>>>>> An internationally affiliated service club devoted to local, national and international projects. Membership >> Business and professional men and women, working or retired devoted to local and international humanitarian works of service and charity. Meetings >>>>> Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the St. Francis Episcopal Church. Meeting officially starts at noon. Activities >>>>> Fund-raising for charitable educational purposes; participation in food kitchen; school projects, shoes for the needy, scholarships, etc. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 701, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> rotaryclubofgreenvalley.org

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Legislative District 30 Democrats

1st Contact >>> Judy Noyes, 398-1913 2nd Contact >>> Martha Eckhart, 398-8603 Purpose >>>>>> To help, support and give to our community, the needy and indigent. Membership >> Open To All Meetings >>>>> Fridays, 8:30 am at Tubac Golf Resort. Activities >>>>> Taste of Tubac Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 4564, Tubac 85646

1st Contact >>> Marilee Malmberg, 301-5246 2nd Contact >>> Laurie Cirrinclone, 625-3133 Purpose >>>>>> Promote aims and objectives of the Democratic Party; assist in the election of Democrat candidates; state, county and District 30 legislative candidates; provide educational meetings for members. Membership >> Precinct Committee persons in Legislative District and all interested Democrat voters in the legislative district. Meetings >>>>> 1st Saturday of each month at 10:00 am, Pima County Party Headquarters in Tucson. (326-3716) Activities >>>>> Voter registration, fund-raising, promote party aims and objectives and recruit and support candidates for the Legislature. Mail Add >>>>> LD30, c/o PCDP, 4639 E. First Street, Tucson, AZ 85711 Email >>>>>>>> azld30dems@gmail.com

Madera Sunset Rotary Club of Sahuarita 1st Contact >>> Bill Grantham, President 275-5694 Purpose >>>>>> Community service to Sahuarita and the surrounding area. Membership >> 7 Members Meetings >>>>> Tuesday, 6:00 pm at Quail Creek. Activities >>>>> Fellowship, fundraising, service to local needs. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1381, Sahuarita 85629

Southern Star Chapter #71, Order of the Eastern Star O.E.S. 1st Contact >>>> Georganne Rogers-Garn, WM 2nd Contact >>>> Robert Garn, WP 3rd Contact >>>> Imagene Richins, Secretary Purpose >>>>>> Fraternal Organization Meetings >>>>> 1st Thursday of every month, October through June at 7:30 PM, 3rd Thursday of the month, social activity at 6:30 pm at the Masonic Lodge. Activities >>>>> Brunches open to the public. Contributions to scholarships, charity and fund-raising socials. Email >>>>>>>> IWRichins@aol.com Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1483, GV 85622 Location>>>>>> 18090 S. La Canada, Sahuarita 85629

Valle Verde Rotary Club 1st Contact >>> Joyce James, 625-9164 2nd Contact >>> Gary Friedman, 344-7599 Purpose >>>>>> To encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. Membership >> Business and professional persons united, world-wide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Dues >>>>>>>> $63 Quarterly Meetings >>>>> Thursday mornings, 6:40 am – 8:00 am, at the Community Methodist Church. Activities >>>>> Community service, vocational services, club service and international service. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 311, GV 85622-0311

political Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area 1st Contact >>> Bill Maki, 323-3117 Purpose >>>>>> To help elect Democratic candidates to office, to educate voters on candidates and issues. Membership >> As a certified Democratic club, DCSRA welcomes registered Democrats. Meetings >>>>> Usually 2nd Saturday of the month, 12:30 PM, at Democratic headquarters, Green Valley Continental Mall. Activities >>>>> General meeting with speaker, precinct activities, fundraisers, visiting candidates. Mail Add >>>>> PO Box 131, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Email >>>>>>>> dcsrapresident@gmail.com Website >>>>>> gvdemocrats.org.

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Democratic Women in Action 1st Contact>>>> Laurie Cirrincione, 625-3133 2nd Contact >>> Karen Bahnick, 625-4217 Purpose >>>>>> To provide forums on topics of interest to women. Meeting topics range from education, women’s rights, government and legislation to social issues. We also support women candidates and women’s causes and work to get Democrats elected to office. Membership >> Any woman or man registered as a Democrat or an Independent.. Meetings >>>>> Every 3rd Friday at 2:15 PM at the Conrad Joyner-Green Valley Library. Activities >>>>> General Monthly meetings with guest speakers, candidates and other types of presentations. At least two luncheons and an ice cream Social/Bunco Party annually. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 114, Green Valley, 85622 Website >>>>>> http://www. azdemocraticwomen.org

Green Valley Tea Party 1st Contact >>>> Sandy, 399-9176 2nd Contact >>>> Kay, 904-9103 Purpose >>>>>> To educate members about the issues and to promote fiscal conservatism, limited constitutional government and the concept of free markets. Memberships > Open to interested individuals. Meetings >>>>> Regular meetings; for information contact Sandy (above). Website >>>>>> Under Construction Email >>>>>>>> teapartygv@cox.net

League of Women Voters of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Sue Girardeau, 399-9763 2nd Contact >>> Ermaline Hannum, 625-1711 Purpose >>>>>> To provide non-partisan political information on local, state and national issues. Membership >> All men and women including students and snowbirds. Dues $70 Meetings >>>>> 2nd Friday lunch meeting (October thru May) at La Posada La Vista at 11:30AM. Activities >>>>> Study meetings, non-partisan candidate forums, and special speakers Mail Add >>>>> 288 N. Bent Ridge Drive, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> wtlem@aol.com

Legislative District 30 Republicans 1st Contact >>> Todd Clodfelter, Chairman, 906-5059 2nd Contact >>>> Sue Mayes, 207-8559 Purpose >>>>>> To promote voter registration, help promote informed and aware motivated voters. To increase awareness on

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political issues and recruit precinct committeemen who will promote the Republican slate of candidates. Membership >> Elected or appointed precinct committeemen in Legislative District 30. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Saturday each month. Activities >>>>> Monthly meetings with speakers, political forums, candidate meet and greets and more during election year.

Republican Club Green Valley/Sahuarita 1st Contact >>> Kay Kohler, President, 904-9103 2nd Contact >>> Dick Newman 399-3550 Purpose >>>>>> To educate members about conservatism, promote Republican candidates and interests, provide a forum for voters to meet candidates, register voters, and distribute copies of the Constitution. Membership >> Open to Registered Republicans and interested individuals. Don’t need to belong to come to the meetings. Dues >>>>>>>> $25 Annually Meetings >>>>> The 4th Friday of the month (except June, July and November) at 9:00 am at Friends-In-Deed. Speakers disseminate information on timely topics and meetings offer a chance to meet like-minded individuals. Activities >>>>> Monthly meetings for information and camaraderie. We staff Green Valley Republican Headquarters each election year, present candidate forums and have a booth at the semi-annual Green Valley Village Fair. Social events include the Lincoln-Reagan Luncheon in February, honoring our most influential GOP Presidents, fundraisers, and an Ice Cream Social in August. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 831, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> http://www.repclubgvs.org Email >>>>>>>> xstorkad@cox.net

Sahuarita Democrats 1st Contact >>> Danielle Rushford, 777-8638 Purpose >>>>>> To educate community members about Democratic activities and help elect democratic candidates to public office. Membership >> Open to all Democrats and Independents. Meetings >>>>> Monthly meetings the second Wednesday at Triple Play (on Duval Mine Road) from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Voter Registration, social gatherings and discussions. Email >>>>>>>> dani7117@aol.com

religious groups All Saints Anglican Church 1st Contact >>> Bishop in Charge Hudson 399-1811 2nd Contact >>> Wes Rowley Purpose >>>>>> Worship Membership >> Open to Everyone Meetings >>>>> Sunday morning 8:45 am at the Assumption Chapel in Amado Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1356, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 777-6601

Assembly of God 1st Contact >>> David Stowell 2nd Contact >>> Joan Stowell Purpose >>>>>> Worship Membership >> Open Meetings >>>>> Sundays, 10:00 am, Sunday school, 9:00 am and 6:00 pm Church Service, Wednesdays, 7:00 pm Activities >>>>> Women’s Bible Studies, Men’s Breakfast, Youth Services and Activities, and Children’s Church

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Mail Add >>>>> 18180 S. La Canada Drive, Sahuarita 85629 Phone >>>>>>> 648-0074

Desert Hills Lutheran Church

Baha’is of Pima County South 1st Contact >>> Daniel Wegener 2nd Contact >>> Andrea Morondos Purpose >>>>>> The Local Community of the Baha’I World Faith whose purpose is the promotion of the unification of all humankind. Meetings >>>>> Call for information. Activities >>>>> Study classes; devotional gatherings, special events. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 119, Arivaca 85601 Phone >>>>>>> 663-5944 or 398-9387

Beth Shalom Temple Center Purpose >>>>>> To let it be known that a Jewish congregation exists in Green Valley. Activities >>>>> Religious, Social – Call For Information Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 884, GV 85622-0884 Street Add >>>> 1751 N. Rio Mayo, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 648-6329

- Sisterhood 1st Contact >>> Irene Miller 2nd Contact >>> Barbara Solin Purpose >>>>>> To promote fellowship among members, establish a presence in the community and support the Temple. Membership >> Open to all women who are members of the Temple Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday of the month – October thru April Activities >>>>> Fund raising, educational programs, craft fair, fashion show. Phone >>>>>>> 777-7508 Mail Add >>>>> BSTC Sisterhood, P.O. Box 884, GV 85622

Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1st Contact >>> Maureen O’Reilly 393-7855 Purpose >>>>>> To promote justice, equality and the advancement of human rights & human dignity for all. Membership >> 50 Members Meetings >>>>> 3rd Monday of the month 8:00 am Activities >>>>> To help “Pio Decimo.” Support nationwide charities such as Mother Teresa, Covenant House, SOAR, Seminarians, etc. Mail Add >>>>> 18 W. Rama Dr., GV 85614

Purpose >>>>>> Celebrate grace, make disciples and make a difference! Membership >> All Welcome Meetings >>>>> Worship services Saturday and Sunday. Activities >>>>> Bible Study, Sunday School, Nursery, Book Groups, Social Ministry, Adult Forums, Fellowship (quilting and exercise). Mail Add >>>>> 2150 Camino del Sol, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 648-1633

Evangelical Free Church of Green Valley Mail Add >>>>> 1393 W. Mission Twin Buttes Road, Green Valley 85622, 648-6781 Email >>>>>>>> officd@efcgreenvalley.orgoffice@efcgreenvalley.org Website >>>>>> www.efcgreenvalley.orgwww.efcgreenvalley.org 1st Contact>>>> Phil Anderson, Senior Pastor 2nd Contact >>> Bruce Van Sickle, Associate Pastor Purpose >>>>>> To lead all people into an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ. Meetings >>>>> Worship Services, Saturday 6:30 pm Weekend Bible Class >>>>>>>> Saturday 5:00 pm; (Check our website for our summer schedule or call church office for current Church services).

- Adults Without Partners 1st Contact >>> Nancy Estes 2nd Contact >>> Barbara Johnson Purpose >>>>>> To gather with other single individuals for fellowship, strengthening our faith in Jesus Christ and meeting each other’s spiritual, emotional and practical needs. Membership >> Open to all singles. Meetings >>>>> As Scheduled Activities >>>>> Day tours or trips, live theatre, various concerts, potlucks, gourmet lunches, dinner outings, and art festivals.

- Men’s Ministries 1st Contact>>>> Sterritt Fuller 2nd Contact >>> Jack Retzer Purpose >>>>>> To provide a time of caring, sharing, fellowship, prayer, Bible study and worship. Meetings >>>>> Saturday, 7:30 am to 9:00 am Every 3rd Saturday, breakfast with special speaker. Activities >>>>> Bible studies, breakfasts and golf and work projects.

- White Cross Christian Science Church 1st Contact >>> Larry Backus, 207-1947 2nd Contact >>> Jane Lang, Clerk, 1-520-841-0670 Purpose >>>>>> To promote healing of mind, body, and spirit through prayer as Jesus taught. Membership >> We welcome members and the public. Meetings >>>>> Church Sunday 10:00 am – 11:00 am; Sunday school (through teenage) 10:00 am - 11:00 am; Wednesday meeting (focus on healing) 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Activities >>>>> Christian Science Reading Room, Monday thru Saturday (call for hours), welcomes everyone for prayer, study and research; Bible references available, including children’s books on the Bible; use of computer concordances, programs; enjoy video and audio programs on cassettes, CDs and DVDs that give solutions to problems. Weekly radio program, Sunday 7:30 am, station KGVY, 1007 FM on the dial. Interactive internet chats on spirituality.com. Mail Add >>>>> 550 S. La Canada, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> Church and Reading Room 625-2776 Email >>>>>>>> gvcschurch@msn.com

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1st Contact>>>> Helga Tirrell Purpose >>>>>> To glorify God through services to missions and charitable agencies with handmade baby clothes, blankets and quilts. Membership >> Open to all women. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday of the month. Activities >>>>> Sewing, knitting, crocheting baby items, quilts and blankets. Making bandages from sheets.

- Women’s Ministries 1st Contact >>> Marla Corley 2nd Contact >>> Holly Rieger Purpose >>>>>> Christian fellowship and training. Meetings >>>>> As Scheduled Activities >>>>> Bible studies, luncheons, and retreats.

Gideons International 1st Contact >>> Carl Lancaster 2nd Contact >>> Keith Wiege Purpose >>>>>> Christian professional men spreading God’s word. Membership >> Please Call Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00 pm at Evangelical Free Church

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Activities >>>>> Friday, 7:30 am prayer breakfast at the Arizona Family Restaurant. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 704, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 648-5528 or 393-7784

Grace Church of Sahuarita 1st Contact>>>> Fred Eaton Purpose >>>>>> Grace Church’s mission is to make risk-taking followers of Jesus Christ who have great faith, hope and love. Meetings >>>>> Sunday Worship & Children’s Sunday School 9:00 am and 10:30 am, home Bible studies. Mail Add >>>>> Grace Church of Sahuarita c/o EFC of Green Valley, 2301 E. Sahuarita Road Sahuarita 85629 Meeting Place > Desert Sky Cinema, 70 W. Duval Mine Road, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 393-6280 Email >>>>>>>> info@sahuarita.org Website >>>>>> www.sahuarita.org

Green Valley Baptist Church

- Prime Timers 1st Contact >>> Wayne Gregory Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship through programs and trips to local theaters and museums. Membership >> All Senior Adults Meetings >>>>> Monthly

- CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS - GVBC Youth Ministry Primary Contact - Youth Director Purpose >>>>>> To provide Christian fellowship and discipleship for youth. Membership >> All youth grades 7 through l2 Meetings >>>>> Sunday at 9:15 am and Wednesday at 6:00 pm

Shepherd’s Fold Pre-School & Daycare 1st Contact>>>> Debbie Palmer, Director Purpose >>>>>> To provide quality Christian daycare for l to 4 year olds. Open to the community. Phone >>>>>>> 625-6820

- Music Program: Chancel Choir

Pastor >>>>>>> Steve Zahare Mail Add >>>>> 1111 N. La Canada, Green Valley 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-3600 Call Church Office for worship times.

1st Contact >>> Pastor Ron Hood Purpose >>>>>> Provides music at all morning worship services, with special programs for holidays, etc. Membership >> All Adults Meetings >>>>> Wednesdays, 6:45 pm

- MISSION PROGRAMS - Women on Mission (WOM) 1st Contact >>> Gwen Austin Purpose >>>>>> To provide support for mission activities, both domestic and foreign. Membership >> All Women Meetings >>>>> Every 3rd Wednesday, 9:30 am

- Girls in Action (G.A.’s) 1st Contact >>> Corky Gregory Purpose >>>>>> To develop support in young girls for mission work. Membership >> Girls, Grades 1-6 Meetings >>>>> Monday 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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Green Valley Church of Religious Science 1st Contact >>> Reverend Donna Maurer Purpose >>>>>> To teach and practice the principles of the Science of Mind. Membership >> 55 Members – Services open to the public and everyone is welcome. Meetings >>>>> Sunday Service, 10:30 am at the Sonoran Center at the Amado Territory Ranch. Activities >>>>> Workshops, Classes, Seminars and Social Events Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1598, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-6100

Green Valley Community Church

1st Contact >>> Ken Peters Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship with Christian programs and activities Membership >> All Adults Meetings >>>>> Every 3rd Saturday, 8:00 am (with breakfast)

- SENIOR ADULT PROGRAMS - Saints Alive 1st Contact >>> Wayne Gregory Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship with Christian programs and activities. Membership >> All Senior Adults Meetings >>>>> Each Tuesday at 11:30 am

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Mail Add >>>>> 300 W. Esperanza Blvd., Green Valley 85614, 625-4712 - Adult Education of the Green Valley Community Church 1st Contact >>> Shauna Melvin, Christian Education Coordinator Purpose >>>>>> Provide lectures of interest to adults. Membership >> Open To All Activities >>>>> Lectures, Christian spiritual growth through speakers and discussion, day-long retreats, etc.

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Purpose >>>>>> To make needlepoint and counted cross-stitch items to be sold at our annual sale in November. Handbags, pillows, pictures, luggage racks, towels, Christmas ornaments, etc. Proceeds given to the Community Church and service organizations in Green Valley. Membership >> 20 Active Members Meetings >>>>> Mondays 9:00 am to l2:00 Noon; occasionally by appointment, l:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Activities >>>>> Annual sale at the G.V. Community Church from 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon

Lord Jesus Christ. (Matt. 9.35) Activities >>>>> Bible & Topic Studies, Care & Counseling, Small Groups, Exercise Group, Quilters, Blood Pressure Clinic, Community Forums, Fellowship Socials Mail Add >>>>> 555 S. La Canada, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-2612 Email >>>>>>>> info@risen-savior.org Website >>>>>> www.risen-savior.org

- Green Valley Community Church Choir

1st Contact >>> Father Francisco R. Maldonado 2nd Contact >>> Judy Sender, OPL Meetings >>>>> 8:00 am, 4:00 pm Saturdays, 7:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 4:00 pm Sundays Mail Add >>>>> 505 N. La Canada Drive, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-4536

1st Contact >>> Linda Truesdell, Choir Director Purpose >>>>>> To rehearse and sing for G.V. Community Church worship services. Meetings >>>>> Fridays, 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm, September thru June

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- Catholic Golden Agers

1st Contact >>> Kate Tobinson 2nd Contact >>> Judy Ashton Purpose >>>>>> Construct clothing, toys, quilts, sweaters and afghans for various charities. Membership >> Everyone is welcome Meetings >>>>> 9:00 am Tuesdays, Green Valley Community Church Activities >>>>> Continue making above items. Mail Add >>>>> 661 W. Camino del Poso, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> DiAnn Stawicki Purpose >>>>>> To bring older people together for spiritual, social and educational growth. Membership >> Persons 55 and Older Meetings >>>>> 1st Tuesday of each month at 3:00 pm Activities >>>>> Tours, soup-line, retreat, picnics, speakers, entertainment.

- Lydia Circle of the Community Church Women

- Italian Catholic Federation - Branch 425

1st Contact >>> Ruth Bender Purpose >>>>>> To carry on mission studies. Membership >> Open to interested women. Meetings >>>>> 4th Wednesday at 10:00 am in homes. Activities >>>>> Monthly gatherings September thru May

1st Contact >>> Joan Siva Purpose >>>>>> To uphold the religious spirit and celebrate the heritage of Italian Catholics. Membership >> Open to all Catholics, whether or not Italian-born. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday evening, monthly at Our Lady of the Valley Church

- Patio Sales Group 1st Contact >>> Barbara Wells Purpose >>>>>> To conduct sales of estate and personal belongings. Membership >> Volunteers, church members and friends Meetings >>>>> Quarterly Board Meetings Activities >>>>> Prepare and conduct requested sales in the community

- Potpourri 1st Contact >>> Robin Wiebe 2nd Contact >>> Betty Cupples Purpose >>>>>> Christian outreach, fellowship and discussion Membership >> Women Only Meetings >>>>> Usually 2nd Thursday evening of each month. Some Saturday events. Activities >>>>> Outside speakers, day-trip to Chircahua National Monument, dinners

Green Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1st Contact >>> Pastor Ralph Orduno, 281-1361 2nd Contact >>> Larry Outtrim, 207-0398 Purpose >>>>>> Spreading the good news – “I will come again and receive you to Myself” John 14:3 Meetings >>>>> Saturday services 9:30 am and 11:00 am; Monthly Women’s Ministry meeting Tuesday 10:00 am Mail Add >>>>> 1475 W. Via De Chapala, Sahuarita 85629 Phone >>>>>>> 399-0194

Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior 1st Contact>>>> John Stieve, Pastor 2nd Contact >>> Roselyn Berg, Office Administrator Worship Times >> Saturday at 5:00 pm, Sunday at 8:00 am and 10:45 am, Education Hour at 9:25 am Purpose >>>>>> To minister to both fellow members and to the unchurched through a ministry that is holistic in scope, that is concerned for the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of people, and thus to continue the preaching, teaching and healing ministry of our

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- Knights Of Columbus 1st Contact >>> Gerry Bodine

- The Legion of Mary of Our Lady of the Valley Church 1st Contact >>> Joann Forster Purpose >>>>>> To grow and develop in devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, to give of yourself. Membership >> Anyone over the age of 18. Meetings >>>>> Monday mornings 8:45 am to 10:30 am, in the Holy Family Center. Activities >>>>> Visiting the sick and infirm. Attaining a fuller prayer life.

- Outreach Committee 1st Contact >>> Judy Sender, OPL Purpose >>>>>> Respond to Parish needs, activities, and programs. Membership >> 12 Parishioners Meetings >>>>> 1st Monday of the month, 3:00 pm Activities >>>>> Coffee and donuts after Mass, breakfasts, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, dance.

- Catholic Daughters of the Americas 1st Contact >>> Carol Scalise Purpose >>>>>> Promote justice, equality and the advancement of human dignity for all. Membership >> Catholic Women Meetings >>>>> 3rd Monday of the month, 9:00 am Activities >>>>> Help “Pio Decimo,” Support nationwide charities, Mother Teresa Covenant House, Soar 7 Seminarians

- RCIA – Our Lady of the Valley Church 1st Contact >>> Bill Hall Purpose >>>>>> To provide information on the Catholic Church. Membership >> All Interested Persons Meetings >>>>> Sunday mornings September thru May

Sahuarita Baptist Church 1st Contact>>>> Pastor Brian Steely Purpose >>>>>> Sahuarita Baptist Church transforms the lives of people to become committed believers involved in vital

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ministry. Meetings >>>>> Brown Bag Bible Study Wednesday 12:00 noon; Recovery Unlimited, a Christ based drug and alcohol recovery group, Wednesday 7:00 pm; Sunday Bible Study, 9:45 am, Sunday Worship 11:00 am, nursery and Children’s Church for the little ones; Home Bible Studies, Kids Club and Youth Group activities, call for times. Address >>>>>> 2875 E. Sahuarita Road, at Country Club Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 930, Sahuarita 85629 Phone >>>>>>> Office 399-3810, Cell - 603-7373 Email >>>>>>>> Brian@SahuaritaBaptist.org Website >>>>>> www.SahuaritaBaptist.org

Saint Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church 1st Contact >>> Rev. Daniel Messier Rector 2nd Contact >>> Rev. Vern Woodlief, Deacon, Parish Administrator, 4965685 Purpose >>>>>> Worship and church related activities. Membership >> Members and those interested in joining. Meetings >>>>> Sunday 8:00 am and 10:00 am Holy Communion; Church School at 10:00 am; Wednesday 9:00 am Holy Communion Mail Add >>>>> 600 S. La Canada Drive, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-1370

The Salvation Army Contact >>>>>> Captains John and Lucy Hermanson Purpose >>>>>> With “Heart to God, Hand to Man” as one of our mottos, we are a place that offers worship, fellowship, and service to those in need. Activities >>>>> Sunday School 9:30 am, Sunday Worship 10:45 am; Tuesday Mornings – Women’s and Men’s Ministries; Office hours for financial assistance - Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm; Community Holiday Meals for those who don’t want to spend the holiday alone; Christmas Food and Toy assistance; Kids Care Fair for school supply assistance; and summer camp. Phone >>>>>>> 625-3888

Sonoran Desert Center for Spiritual Living 1st Contact >>> Rev. Donna Maurer 2nd Contact >>> Melinda Mutch Purpose >>>>>> We are a spiritual center that emphasizes personal spiritual empowerment. Membership >> Open to All – 60+ Members Meetings >>>>> Sunday Celebrations – 10:30 am (pre-service meditation 10:00 am); Wednesday Meditations 11:00 am to noon Activities >>>>> Classes, workshops, concerts, as well as Sunday Celebrations Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1598, GV 85622 Street Add >>>> Sonoran Center on the Amado Territory Ranch (I-19, Exit 48, then east) Phone >>>>>>> 625-6100 Email >>>>>>>> greenvalleycrs@gmail.com Web >>>>>>>>> www.cslaz.org

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 1st Contact >>> Rev. William Haney, Office 648-0570 (Tuesday & Friday), Home 207-2499 2nd Contact >>> Edith White, 300-4876 Purpose >>>>>> To encourage liberal, non-dogmatic approach to religious beliefs. Membership >> Open To All Meetings >>>>> Sundays, 10:00 am Activities >>>>> Worship services and forums, social action and com-

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munity outreach, adult and children’s religious education. Location>>>>>> Placita del Sol, Amado Territory Ranch, I-19, Exit 48, turn east on County Line Road #15 Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 23, Amado AZ 85645 Website >>>>>> www.uucgreenvalley.org Email >>>>>>>> uucgv.Amado@gmail.com

- Unitarian Universalist Menz Group 1st Contact >>> Ted Farone, 207-0473 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship and Discussion Meetings >>>>> 2nd and 4th Mondays, 2:00 pm Address >>>>>> Placita del Sol, Amado Territory Ranch. Activities >>>>> Research and discussion of contemporary issues, related community service projects. Email >>>>>>>> tfarone@cox.net

- Unitarian Universalist Santa Rita Chorale 1st Contact >>>> Marla Daugherty 648-0890 2nd Contact >>>> Mary Lou Prince, 400-0831 Purpose >>>>>> Sing for religious services and musical outreach to patients in hospice care, hospital visits, community events. Memberships > Musical full time residents and snowbirds. Activities >>>>> Concert length performances and participation in choral festivals. Annual Christmas Cantata. Cooperation with other local church choirs to create multi-faith choir. Email >>>>>>>> mlprince@earthlink.net

- Unitarian Universalist Save Our Planet Alliance (SOPA) 1st Contact >>> Paul Taylor, 648-7231 2nd Contact >>> Suzanne Miller, 398-6957 Purpose >>>>>> All concerned with climate change. Membership >> All concerned with climate change. Meetings >>>>> 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Placita del Sol, Amado Territory Ranch. Activities >>>>> Discussions, projects, commentaries and research and information reports. Mail Add >>>>> 735 S. Placita Amena, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> pmtaylors@cox.net or miller1505@cox.net

- Unitarian Universalist Women’s Connection 1st Contact >>> Sheila Glover, 281-5874 2nd contact >>> Judy Harmer 648-7118 Purpose >>>>>> The Women’s Connection is a loving, educational and philanthropic social group. Meetings >>>>> 1st Wednesday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm November through April. 3rd Wednesday, noon to 2:00 pm at Kristofers’ Bistro. Reservations Required – Call 730-9218 – Placita del Sol, Amado Territory Ranch. Activities >>>>> Community Philanthropy, educational presentations, field trips, entertainment and stimulating conversations. Service and discussion of current topics. Email >>>>>>>> shestew201@hotmail.com

- Unitarian Universalist Welcoming Diversity Name >>>>>>>> Welcoming Diversity Contact >>>>>> Bev Barney Purpose >>>>>> Address issues which directly affect the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members of the congregation. The committee will also address social justice issues which affect the LGBT community as a whole. Activities >>>>> Please contact Bev Barney Mailing Add >> 18455 S. Copper Point Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Telephone or email >>>>>> 520-336-9964 and bev@barney.org.

United Methodist Church Mail Add >>>>> 300 W. Esperanza Blvd, GV 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 625-4712

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with demonstrations or fashion shows, music and entertainment, held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, October through April, from11:45 am to 1:30 pm at the Elks Lodge ($14). Also prayer connection coffees and small group Bible studies in homes for those new to studying the Bible or those wishing to learn more about the Bible.

- Thrift Women 1st Contact >>> Jan Bolstad Purpose >>>>>> Fundraiser for United Methodist Women Membership >> 125 Members Meetings >>>>> Times Vary Activities >>>>> Annual Winter Thrift Sale Phone >>>>>>> 625-8370 or 625-l040

- Men’s Club 1st Contact >>> James Jennings Purpose >>>>>> Christian fellowship, charitable programs. Membership >> All Green Valley Community Church men, guests and visitors welcome. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Saturday of the month at the church at 8:00 am. Prepared breakfast with speakers. Activities >>>>> Community Food Bank; Habitat for Humanity; Bethany House – Tucson; Crossroads Mission, Nogales; Gospel Rescue Mission, Tucson.

- Women’s Club 1st Contact >>> Barb Kerfoot Purpose >>>>>> Christian fellowship and mission outreach. Membership >> Open to all women of the church. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Wednesday September thru May. Activities >>>>> Fellowship, programs, studies, thrift sale. Phone >>>>>>> 648-2073

- Youth Fellowship 1st Contact >>>> Shauna Melvin Purpose >>>>>> To help youths develop and deepen their spiritual life. Membership >> Grades 6 through 12 Meetings >>>>> Every Wednesday at 6:00 pm at Santa Cruz Methodist Church in Sahuarita Activities >>>>> Jr. High Convention, service projects, fellowship and faith building.

Unity in the Valley Church Street Add >>>> 17630 Camino de las Quintas, Sahuarita, Arizona Phone >>>>>>> 625-5687 1st Contact >>> Rev. Maurice Guerette 2nd Contact >>> Cathy York Board of Director’s President Purpose >>>>>> To celebrate life, love, and happiness through spiritual interaction. Membership >> Open to All Meetings >>>>> Sunday Services 10:00 am, Silent Unity Prayer Thursday 11:00 am Activities >>>>> Bookstore, classes, counseling, prayer, music, volunteerism, Sunday fellowship (first Sunday of each month). Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 2229, GV 85622-2229

Valley Presbyterian Church 1st Contact >>> Rev. Larry DeLong 2nd Contact >>> Mr. William N. Kuschel Purpose >>>>>> Church services, community support groups, functions and activities, community outreach. Membership >> 1,700 Members Mail Add >>>>> 2800 S. Camino del Sol, GV 85622 Phone >>>>>>> 625-5023 Website >>>>>> www.ValleyPresbyterian.net

Women’s Connection of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Betty Singleton, Area Representative, 393-0788 2nd Contact >>> Donna Yecke, Chairperson, 207-9205 Purpose >>>>>> To provide a variety of programs and resources designed to connect women to God, to each other, and to their communities (a Ministry of Stonecroft.org). Membership >> Open to all women, no dues. Meetings >>>>> Luncheons with inspirational speakers, special guests

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retiree groups Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association (WREA), Green Valley Chapter 1st Contact >>> Ed Seigworth, 393-0292 2nd Contact >>> Carol Halverson, 399-0399 Purpose >>>>>> To keep abreast of retirement benefits, current educational issues and legislation, in addition to social interaction. Membership >> Retired educational employees from all levels of public education. Meetings >>>>> Breakfast Meetings - 4th Monday of Jan., Feb. and March. Luncheons - 4th Monday in November and April. See paper for location. Activities >>>>> Speakers on topics of current interest and about retirement benefit issues. Mail Add >>>>> 2878 S. Camino Pansa, GV 85622

social clubs British Teapot Club 1st Contact >>> Ann Harris, 625-9079 2nd Contact >>> Margaret McLatchie, 625-7105 Purpose >>>>>> Socialization, sharing of backgrounds, etc. Membership >> All ladies from the British Isles, or any part of the Commonwealth. Dues >>>>>>>> $10.00 Meetings >>>>> Last Sunday of each month (October thru May) 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Activities >>>>> Socialization and tea, cake, etc. Mail Add >>>>> 3823 Via del Reyecuelo, GV 85622

German Speaking Ladies 1st Contact >>>> Joyce Purdue, 648-7058 2nd Contact >>>> Lillian B. Hoff Purpose >>>>>> Promote German language and culture. Average >>>>>> 25-30 members in Green Valley area. No Dues and no age restrictions. Meetings >>>>> Third Saturday of the month for lunch at area restaurants. Programs as available. Mailing Add >> 1261 N. Bird Nest Road, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Phone >>>>>>> 648-1110

Green Valley Crone Circle 1st Contact >>> Margaret Ann Adams, 648-8253 Purpose >>>>>> To bring wise, aging women together to share wisdom, lore and laughter, to explore positive aging. Membership >> Open to women 50 and over, though younger women may attend. No officers, no dues. Meetings >>>>> Third Tuesday of every month September through May at 3:00 PM in the Recreation Building at La Posada, located behind the La Vista Complex across the street from the observatory. Activities >>>>> A small amount of ritual; discussion and sharing of a focus topic; occasional lunches out. Email >>>>>>>> maa8253@gmail.com

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Green Valley Danes 1st Contact >>> Lee Laughner, 393-1199 Purpose >>>>>> To learn of Danish ancestry. Membership >> Anyone of Danish ancestry is welcome. Meetings >>>>> 4th Sunday of the month, meets at La Posada Activities >>>>> Varies. Mail Add >>>>> 960 W. Camino Sagasta, GV 85622 Email >>>>>>>> gvdanesdk@cox.net Website >>>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/greenvalleydanes/home

Green Valley Newcomers 1st Contact >>> Janet Gerdes, 989-859-3502 Membership >> Any woman new to Green Valley, or current residents, looking for new friendship and great fun. Meetings >>>>> Spring luncheon open to all members; fall event to organize new clubs. Activities >>>>> Vary within clubs Email >>>>>>>> gvnewcomers@gmail.com Website >>>>>> www.greenvalleynewcomers.com

Green Valley Red Hats 1st Contact >>> Edie Bazzano, 393-6244 2nd Contact >>> Lee Laughner, 393-1199 Purpose >>>>>> Avenue for all the Red Hat Chapters in Green Valley to share ideas and information social group. Membership >> Any woman age 50 plus Meetings >>>>> Varies Activities >>>>> Anything Fun Email >>>>>>>> gvredhats@cox.net Website >>>>>> http://members.cox.net/gvredhats/

Scandinavian Fellowship Group 1st Contact >>> John Haugo, 867-6463 2nd Contact >>> Lois Youngren, 648-5494 Purpose >>>>>> To explore and celebrate the culture of the 5 Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark) Membership >> Individuals with the background of descendants from the 5 Nordic countries. Meetings >>>>> The 2nd Monday of each month October thru April, 5:00 pm at Desert Hills Lutheran Church, 2150 S. Camino del Sol. Activities >>>>> Potlucks, cultural programs of the 5 Nordic countries. Mail Add >>>>> 1419 W. Camino Luceintes, GV 85614

Single Amigos Club 1st Contact >>> Bonney Sears, 648-5496 2nd Contact >>> Marie Witt, 399-3882

Purpose >>>>>> A friendly place for singles to participate. Membership >> Four or five members. They are winding down. Meetings >>>>> Every Thursday at 4:00 pm at the Green Valley Elks Club in the Antler Room.

Singles of GVR 1st Contact >>> Lynn Henry, 393-1112 2nd Contact >>> Carol Cirrincione, 625-1731 Purpose >>>>>> To provide friendships and activities for other single people in Green Valley. Membership >> Any member of GVR who is not married. Meetings >>>>> Every Monday, at 9:30 am, Desert Hills Social Center Activities >>>>> Weekly meetings as well as day and overnight trips, restaurants, cruises, theater, movies, museums, happy hours, and more. Email >>>>>>>> pbbasset@gmail.com

TGIS (This Group is Single) 1st Contact >>> Sandy Guess, 829-7899 2nd Contact >>>> Nicki Adams, 331-9930 Purpose >>>>>> To provide social contacts for single men and women, age 50+, who live in the Green Valley area. Membership >> Current membership is limited to 124 members. Meetings >>>>> Every Wednesday at 3:45 pm at the Elks Club, 2951 S. Camino Mercado. Activities >>>>> Social hour, hiking, bridge, bowling, golf, dancing, theatre and at least two additional activities per month. Website >>>>>> TGIS.99K.org

Widows and Widowers 1st Contact >>> Char Neilander, 625-4085 2nd Contact >>> Tom Nickel, 403-4466 Purpose >>>>>> Assist and support grieving widows and widowers in moving on with life. Membership >> No dues, just the cost of the monthly luncheon, ($13) at the Golden Corral Restaurant at First Avenue and Wetmore Road in Tucson. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Tuesday of each month Activities >>>>> Luncheon with entertainment

260 Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Bob Mitacek, 393-1151 2nd Contact >>> Bill McGovern, VP, 625-0955 Purpose >>>>>> Improve the quality of life and well being of the community of senior men by providing education and information. Membership >> 300 Members, dues are $15.00 annually. Meetings >>>>> 1st Wednesday of each month, October thru May

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Activities >>>>> Education and information of a broad and varied nature. Mail Add >>>>> 260 Club of GV, P.O. Box 162, GV 85622-0162 Website >>>>>> www.260club.org

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sports & hobbies Aero Club of Arizona 1st Contact >>> Moe Meckelberg, 444-2337 2nd Contact >>> Herb Egender, Secretary, 393-6577 Purpose >>>>>> To promote aerospace understanding and aviation fellowship. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in aviation. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Friday of the month at 9:30 am at Friends-In-Deed. Dues >>>>>>>> $20.00 Activities >>>>> Always interesting speakers, fun, food and education. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 856, GV 85622 Email >>>>>>>> moemekelburg@cox.net

B.A.J.A. Sporting Club (Born Again Jocks Association) 1st Contact >>> Mike Sommer, 625-7177 2nd Contact >>> Norm Brooks, 399-2115 Purpose >>>>>> A Non-Profit Civic Corp. In addition to working in and supporting the Community, we provide Sports and Social Activities for our Membership. Membership >> BAJA members are both men and women, you must be at least fifty (50) years old and live in the immediate boundaries of Green Valley and Sahuarita. This applies also to winter visitors who have a home in the Green Valley Area. Do not need to be GVR members. Dues >>>>>>>> $25 yearly for members and $40 for softball players. Meetings >>>>> Membership meetings are held once a year, usually in January. Activities >>>>> Softball, golf, and bowling. We also have social parties and outings throughout the year. We participate in many Civic endeavors in the area and are active participants in charitable functions. Mail Add >>>>> B.A.J.A. Sporting Club, P.O. Box 1450, GV 85622

Fishing and Hunting Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Dan Gordon, 399-2766 2nd Contact >>> Tom Macfarlane, 625-7049 Purpose >>>>>> Lets interested anglers, hunters and target shooters meet for fishing and hunting information, exchange ideas, plan trips and friendship. Membership >> Anyone interested in the outdoors, conservation, fishing and hunting. Open to the public, no dues - $5.00 member enrollment fee. Open to everyone and open to non GVR members. Meetings >>>>> The 1st Tuesday of every month, 9:30 am, October thru April. Activities >>>>> Guest speakers, small group trips for fishing and hunting, and wildlife conservation education. Email >>>>>>>> dggreenvalley@aol.com

1st Contact >>> Larry Engel, 625-4102 2nd Contact >>> John Ziegelbauer, 399-0438 Purpose >>>>>> Watch regular season Green Bay Packers as a group of fans as scheduled. Membership >> Cost $10.00 annually, must be a GVR member. Meetings >>>>> Annual Meeting in December after a game as scheduled. Activities >>>>> Watch regular season Green Bay Packers games.

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Green Valley Car Cruise 1st Contact >>> Steve Soli, 625-5988 Purpose >>>>>> A chance for people owning or interested in classic cars, hot rods and specialty vehicles to meet and display their vehicles. Membership >> None Required Activities >>>>> Cruise every Wednesday beginning at 5:00 pm at the Continental Shopping Plaza. Come and go at will!

Green Valley Horseshoe Club 1st Contact >>> Gilbert Moss, 625-3212 Purpose >>>>>> Fun, fellowship and enhancing the art of horseshoe pitching. Membership >> No Dues Open. Do not have to belong to GVR. Meetings >>>>> Once a year in January. Activities >>>>> Senior games and regular pitching Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 am, South Abrego. Mail Add >>>>> 181 E. Santa Rebecca Dr., GV 85614-1418

Green Valley Railroad Club 1st Contact >>> Art Rotman, 625-9333 2nd Contact >>> Bob Klos, 625-5793 Purpose >>>>>> Promote fellowship of former railroaders or modelers. Membership >> Open to anyone interested in railroading. Dues >>>>>>>> None. Meetings >>>>> 3rd Wednesday each month at Triple Play. Email >>>>>>>> art_rotman@hotmail.com

Green Valley R/C Flyers 1st Contact >>> Gerald Case, Secretary, 396-4762 2nd Contact >>> Gary Johnson, President, 625-2729 Purpose >>>>>> To enjoy building and flying radio-controlled model airplanes. Membership >> AMA membership required. Meetings >>>>> 2nd Monday of the month, 7:00 pm at La Posada Recreation Center Activities >>>>> Twice weekly flying sessions. Fly Everyday! Mail Add >>>>> 1002 E. Cave Canyon Place, GV 85614

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1st Contact >>> Jan Haskoe, President, 300-6407 2nd Contact >>> Betsy Lloyd, Vice President, 971-5043 Purpose >>>>>> To develop a synchronized swim team that may or may not present an annual water show for the enjoyment of the public. Membership >> GVR women, year round residents. Non GVR women may swim but are unable to be in the show. Meetings >>>>> 1st Wednesday of the month at East Social Center, 10:00 am. May, June, July swim on Wednesdays and Fridays 8:00 am to 10:00 am. August and September swim M, W, F 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Show in middle of September. Activities >>>>> Learn & practice synchronized swim routines in preparation for the show in Sept. Mail Add >>>>> 749 N. Rugged Canyon Drive, GV 85614

1st Contact >>> Jack Taylor, 207-0273 2nd Contact >>> Dave Danks, 490-2781 Purpose >>>>>> Organized group rides to enjoy our Arizona scenery up close and the club camaraderie of meal stops. Membership >> 39 Members and Growing! Meetings >>>>> Monthly social dinners for all interested. Activities >>>>> Two rides a month and the December Community Food Bank Ride. Two coffee get togethers a month at Posada Java. Mail Add >>>>> 3366 S. Calle Del Albano, GV 85622

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Green Valley Shuffleboard Club 1st Contact >>> Fran Kane, 399-0722 Purpose >>>>>> Friendly competition and meeting new people. Membership >> Over 100 GVR Members Meetings >>>>> Fall Kick-Off dinner and year end awards banquet with annual meeting in Spring. Activities >>>>> Club has tournaments, weekly team competitions and weekly open play. For free lessons call John Tams 6252226.

Green Valley Swim Club 1st Contact >>> Peter Kynion, President, 425-232-8342 2nd Contact >>> Jan Miller, Coach, 867-8812 Purpose >>>>>> Master swim group physical fitness work with other people as coaches. Membership >> Open to members of GVR Meetings >>>>> Meet at West Center Pool MWF Faster group from 8 to 9:30 AM, 2nd group from 9:30 am to 10:30 AM. Optional swim on Saturday. Call for information. Activities >>>>> Competitions on the local, regional and national levels.

Green Valley Table Tennis Club 1st Contact>>>> Henry Sprehe, 399-3058 Purpose >>>>>> Play and foster interest in table tennis. Membership >> Available to members and guests of GVR, dues $10. Meetings >>>>> West Center, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, check website for dates and times. Activities >>>>> Play Table Tennis Website >>>>>> http://greenvalleyttc.googlepages.com E Mail >>>>>>> greenvalleyttc@gmail.com

Green Valley Tennis Club 1st Contact >>>> Hugh Bennet, President,625-4137

2nd Contact >>>> Mary Anne Woodrow Vice President, 625-1000 Purpose >>>>>> The Tennis Club is an all-volunteer organization, which supports Green Valley tennis in a number of ways. Membership >> 370 members, must be a GVR member. Dues are $10.00 Meetings >>>>> Monthly October through April. Activities >>>>> Monthly potluck second Sunday of each month after meeting at Desert Hills at 5:30 pm. October through April; Tennis Clinic for skill development Monday & Wednesday 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, periodic social tournaments, USTA Teams, ball machine organized leagues for men and women, drop in tennis daily at East Center sun-up to noon except Sunday, drop in mixer on Saturday at noon, management of tennis court reservation system, senior quick start on Fridays 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. Mail Add >>>>> Green Valley Tennis Club, P.O. Box 224, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> gvtennis.com Email >>>>>>>> hucabennett@yahoo.com

Green Valley Volleyball Club 1st Contact >>>> Bob Mann, 625-4912 Activity >>>>>> Sand Volleyball, Wallyball, Water Volleyball Meetings >>>>> Sand at East Center Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00 am. Wallyball at Las Campanas, Monday thru Friday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Water Volleyball at Abrego South Wednesdays (November through March) at 2:00 pm.

GVR Bocce Club 1st Contact >>> Richard Melchiorre, 396-3949 2nd Contact >>> Dick Dreslinski, 281-0963 Purpose >>>>>> To promote and enjoy the sport of Bocce. Membership >> Open to all valid GVR members. Dues $5.00 Meetings >>>>> Call contact person for times, which vary according to

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Green Valley Hiking Club members wind their way through the saguaros in the Southern Arizona desert. PHOTO BY larry grove

temperature. Canoa Hills Center Bocce Courts Activities >>>>> Play and introduction to the sport of Bocce. Mail Add >>>>> 798 S. Corte Monte Cristo

1st Contact >>> Jim Riley, 399-9235 Purpose >>>>>> To promote safe and enjoyable hiking. Membership >> Must be a GVR Member; required orientation and $8 annual dues. Meetings >>>>> Annual Membership Meeting - March Activities >>>>> Group hikes on Thursdays 7:00 am in surrounding desert and mountain areas. Mail Add >>>>> GVR Hiking Club, P.O. Box 1074, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.gvrhc.org

Purpose >>>>>> Bringing together all levels of racquetball players and people who might have interest in learning the game. Providing free, limited instructions to members, exploiting the strategy, rules of the game, proper strokes and court etiquette. Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Racquetball membership is $5/annual. Meetings >>>>> All officers are available upon request to address any questions, with annual and social meetings to be emailed to all members. Activities >>>>> Open Courts 9:00 am to noon (Monday thru Saturday) for drop in doubles. Email >>>>>>>> gvracquetball@gmail.com Mailing Add >> 357 W. Continental Vista Place, GV 85614

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1st Contact >>> Jan Haskoe, Vice President, 300-6407 2nd Contact >>> Paul May, 648-2151 Purpose >>>>>> Promote and develop the sport of Pickleball. Membership >> Open to all GVR members. Meetings >>>>> Annual Membership Meetings as scheduled Activities >>>>> Daily Recreational and Competitive Plan Mail Add >>>>> 2423 S. Cliff Drive GV 85614

GVR Racquetball Club 1st Contact >>> Ron Woodrow, 625-1000 2nd Contact >>> Dave Goodrow, 648-1609

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1st Contact >>> Mary Ann Miller, 885-6630 Purpose >>>>>> Bring collector car enthusiasts together. Membership >> 250 Members Meetings >>>>> Monthly meetings at the Cow Palace first Monday every month except holidays. Activities >>>>> Annual Collector Car Show, monthly events of interest. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1216, GV 85622 Website >>>>>> www.carnuts.org

Tortuga Club 1st Contact >>>> Ted Irvine, Treasurer, 625-1798 2nd Contact >>>> Don Ernster, President, 399-3709

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Purpose >>>>>> Golf Group Membership >> Open to Everyone Dues >>>>>>>> $10.00 Annually. Call for Times. Wednesdays Tortuga Golf Courses next to Haven Golf Course. Activities >>>>> Play golf.

Tucson Trap and Skeet Club Purpose >>>>>> Social, Recreation Membership >> Open to all with an interest in skeet shooting and trap shooting; annual dues of $75. Activities >>>>> Skeet range open Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Winter Hours - 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Summer Hours - 7:00 am – Noon, April-October open Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm Also Spring, Summer and Fall Leagues. Mail Add >>>>> 7800 W. Old Ajo Hwy. Tucson 85735 Website >>>>>> www.tucsontrap&skeet.com Phone >>>>>>> 883-6426 and 888-530-5335 toll free

Woodworkers of Green Valley 1st Contact>>>> Larry Kistle, 400-0172 Purpose >>>>>> To maintain a woodworking shop for its members. Membership >> Open to all valid members of the GVR. Woodshop is open daily except Sundays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Activities >>>>> Woodworking Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 27, GV 85622-0027 Website >>>>>> www.woodworkersofgreenvalley.org

state clubs Alaska Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Larry Koch, 207-5365 2nd Contact >>>> Barbara Jackson 625-3213 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Current or former residents of Alaska. Must be GVR members. They have an off campus meeting where guests are welcome. Dues are $10.00 Meetings >>>>> 3rd Tuesday November thru March at Desert Hills Social Center. Activities >>>>> Social meetings and outings, as scheduled. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 1298, GV 85622

Colorado Club of Green Valley 1st Contact >>> Ron Heersink, 399-3774 2nd Contact >>> Carol Claton, 399-2361 Purpose >>>>>> Fun and Social Activities as scheduled. Membership >> Any GVR member who ever lived in Colorado. Meetings >>>>> 1st Saturday night of each month (October thru April) 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Activities >>>>> Dinners, potlucks, and entertainment - Check GVR News or GVR Keeping Current Mail Add >>>>> 250 N. Calle Del Lago, GV 85614

Eastern States Club, (excludes MI & New England States) 1st Contact >>> Bob Ogus, 908-7317 2nd Contact >>> Christine Schultz, 647-2534 Purpose >>>>>> Welcomes any resident GVR member who resides part or full time in States east of the Mississippi River, excluding New England States and Michigan. (These states are served by the New England Club or the Michigan Club). These state clubs are GVR clubs. Meetings >>>>> Regular meetings monthly October thru April. Activities >>>>> Dinners and professional entertainment. Additional information regarding dates and entertainment will be available in future editions of Keeping Current and in the Green Valley News “What’s Happening” column.

Green Valley Illini Club 1st Contact >>> Ingrid Hutchings, 648-0841 (thru April). 2nd Contact >>> Dorris Bull, Secretary, 393-6570, year around. Purpose >>>>>> To promote fellowship among alumni and friends of the University of Illinois. Membership >> Alumni retired faculty, alumni parents and “Fighting Illini” fans from Sahuarita, Green Valley, Rio Rico and Nogales areas. Meetings >>>>> Fall social/dinner meeting and basketball game watch programs and two winter social/dinner meetings and a summer cookout. Activities >>>>> Social/dinner programs involve entertainment and presentations by University and local personalities. Mail Add >>>>> Dorris Bull, 635 S. Park Centre Avenue #1121, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> jingridhutchings@gmail.com

Iowa State Club

1st Contact>>>> Carol Kay, 625-9014 2nd Contact >>> Jan Lorimer, 399-2563 Purpose >>>>>> Talk Story and Share Aloha Membership >> Open to all former residents of Hawaii, do not need to be GVR members. Dues >>>>>>>> $7.00 Annually Meetings >>>>> Twice a Year Activities >>>>> Dinners and pupu parties. Mail Add >>>>> 318 E. Los Rincones, GV 85614

1st Contact>>>> Robert Barnett, 515-480-8785 2nd Contact >>> Jerry Ferris, 625-4116 Purpose >>>>>> To foster camaraderie among current or former Iowa residents, full time or part time Green Valley residents. Membership >> Open to all who have lived, worked or gone to school in Iowa and belong to GVR. Annual dues $5 per person. Meetings >>>>> Months during the Fall, Winter and Springs. Activities >>>>> Social hour, Dinner, and Entertainment or speaker of interest. Mail Add >>>>> 2359 S. Cliff Drive, GV 85614 Email >>>>>>>> clockrjoe@aol.com

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1st Contact >>>> Lynn Raby 207-0437 2nd Contact >>>> Madeline Andrukow, 393-8838 Contact Info >>> Email, GVCDNclub@gmail.com Website >>>>>> www.greenvalleycanadianclub.com Purpose >>>>>> Provide an opportunity to meet fellow Canadians and enjoy social activities with them. Membership >> GVR membership or guest card. They would like people to sign up and become members. Activities >>>>> November Picnic; January – Wine and Cheese; February – Potluck; March – Golf and Dinner as scheduled.

1st Contact>>>> Joe Sovis ,399-3909 2nd Contact >>>> Pat Leege, 399-9874 Purpose >>>>>> To promote friendship and camaraderie among current and past Michigan Residents. Membership >> All current and former Michigan residents holding GVR membership in good standing. Dues >>>>>>>> $6.00 Meetings >>>>> First Wednesday monthly, November thru April at West Center. Activities >>>>> Catered dinners, interesting programs, cocktails and fun. Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 232, GV 85622

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1st Contact>>>> Butch Wittman, 245-1029 2nd Contact >>> Gordon Postlewaite, 393-0182 Purpose >>>>>> Social and Charitable Organization Membership >> Former and current Minnesota residents. Meetings >>>>> Monthly, November thru April As Scheduled Activities >>>>> Catered dinners, cocktails, potlucks, fun Mail Add >>>>> P.O. Box 83, GV 85622

1st Contact >>> Mary Jane Robinette, 625-8422 2nd Contact >>> Christine Dotson, 838-0548 Purpose >>>>>> An informal group to promote social activities and friendship among former Texans. Membership >> Open to anyone born in Texas or who lived in Texas and enjoys the company of Texans. GVR membership required. Activities >>>>> Four potluck dinners each year, approximately one every three months. Email >>>>>>>> chrissweettooth@yahoo.com

New England Club 1st Contact >>> Bob Stevenson, 625-3570 Purpose >>>>>> Socialization, open to anyone who has lived in any of the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont). Membership >> Must belong to Green Valley Recreation Dues >>>>>>>> $ 10/Year Meetings >>>>> Dinner Meetings - December, January, February and March Activities >>>>> Dinner with entertainment, as scheduled. Email >>>>>>>> thenewenglandclub@juno.com

Vermont Club 1st Contact>>>> Win & Carolyn Tandy, 625-1554 2nd Contacts >> Bob Call, 648-3415 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Past and present Vermonters Meetings >>>>> 3rd Friday of the month at La Posada Rec Room Activities >>>>> Potluck Dinners

Pacific Northwest Club of Green Valley 1st Contact>>>> Fred Taylor, 625-2308 Purpose >>>>>> Fellowship, Fun and Reminiscing Membership >> Former and current Oregon, Washington, Idaho residents with GVR membership. Meetings >>>>> January, February, March and November, Desert Hills Auditorium Activities >>>>> Various programs, potlucks and get-togethers, as scheduled. Mail Add >>>>> 321 S. Paseo Chico, GV 85614-2715 Email >>>>>>>> jftaylor3@juno.com

Wisconsin State Club 1st Contact >>> Laurie Anderson, 648-1294 2nd Contact >>> Richard Pomo, 648-1088 Purpose >>>>>> Social Membership >> Former, current and visiting Wisconsin residents. GVR membership not required. Dues >>>>>>>> $5.00 Activities >>>>> Catered dinners and entertainment at the Elks Lodge. Meetings >>>>> Monthly, November thru April Mail Add >>>>> PO Box 960, GV 85622

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