Lots to Do in Prescott Valley This Weekend

May 12, 2017
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A lot of things to do this weekend in Prescott Valley. Along with the annual PV Days which kicked off Thursday, the Prescott Valley Performing Arts will also be showing their last weekend of Willy Wonka Jr. 

The cast of thirty-two incredible young actors bring the audience into the magic of Wonka within seconds of showtime. Throughout the show filled with song and dance, the audience sits on the edge of their seat tapping along to the musical numbers along with feeling the heartache every time Charlie opens a candy bar only to find no golden ticket.

Willy Wonka Jr. will be showing on Friday, May 12th at 7pm, Saturday, May 13th at 3:30pm and 7pm with the final show being on Sunday, May 14th starting at 3:30pm. Tickets are available for $10 and can be purchased online or at the door. An extra bonus is mothers get in free on May 14th for Mother’s Day. The Prescott Valley Performing Arts is located in the Prescott Valley Entertainment District across from the Harkins Theatre and Freedom Station.

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Diana Green Picked as Humboldt Principal

May 12, 2017
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Diana Green was picked to be Humboldt Elementary School’s new principal for the upcoming school year at the Humboldt Unified School board meeting on Tuesday night. 

Following retirement from her nearly thirty-year career working various positions in school districts, retirement wasn’t all it was cracked up to be for Green and she was looking for some work when an opportunity presented itself to fill the vacant spot at Humboldt Elementary. 

Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent Daniel Streeter was thrilled to have Green back in the district who had previously been the principal of Granville Elementary.

Meanwhile, current principal Lisa Uvila is moving back to her home state of Washington to become the principal of Monument Elementary School in Quincy, Washington. 

Upon arrival, Green mentioned she will work with the staff to determine the school’s current level of academic achievement and set a goal to where they want to be, something Green has done throughout her career which includes several different stints as a principal.

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Fain Helps Performing Arts Find a Home in Prescott Valley

May 11, 2017
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In this segment of Ranchland Radio on www.QuadPodAZ.com, Brad Fain of the Fain Signature Group talks with Clyde Neville, Executive Producer of the Prescott Valley Performing Arts. The two discuss how the Performing Arts developed in Prescott Valley and how the Fain Signature Group played a pivotal role in helping the Arts find a home in Prescott Valley, AZ.  Brad also shares with listeners the upcoming events that will be taking place this spring at the Prescott Valley Events Center. 

This segment of the Ranchland Radio podcast on QuadPodAZ.com has been made possible by the Prescott Valley Events Center, Central and Northern Arizona's premier events destination. Get your tickets online at www.PrescottValleyEventCenter.com 

60 Second News Update - Boys and Girls Club May 10th

May 10, 2017
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This is your 60 second news update from PrescotteNews.com.

Recently, the Boys and Girls Club of Central Arizona announced April’s inaugural “Dancing for the Stars” event raised over $130,000 for the organization.

A fundraising spin on the popular reality show on CBS “Dancing with the Stars”, which features celebrities dancing with professionals and battling others for the top prize, The Boys and Girls Club worked for seven months planning the event and recruiting local celebrities to participate

Five-hundred people came out to see the show while hundreds others watched the fundraiser streamed on television.

Boys and Girls Club of Central Arizona Devolpment Director Kristen Kerns mentioned planning for next year’s “Dancing for the Stars” has already started and looks to be bigger and better with new celebrities participating. As for the money raised in the inaugural event, Kerns mentioned the organization will use the money for youth programs after school and during the summer.

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60 Seconds in the News - May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017
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This is your 60 second news update from PrescotteNews.com

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic officially unveiled their new Crisis Stabilization Unit to the public last week. The purpose is to provide assistance to those who are having a mental health crisis or struggling with an addiction. Individuals will be able to visit the facility twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week for assistance. The unit will feature medical staff, social workers, registered nurses, and many others to treat those who need it. Housed in the old Copper State Bolt and Nut Company building in Prescott Valley at 8655 E. Eastridge Dr., local company JEBCo Construction worked for ten months to remodel facility to fit it’s new purpose. One final step remains as the unit must get accredited and licensed before opening in the end of May or early June.

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Sharla Mortimer of Mortimer Farms on the Janis Best Show

May 9, 2017
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Janis talks with Sharla Mortimer of Mortimer Family Farms in Dewey about farm life, her expanding business and work to spread the word about family farming.

FLASHBACK - Weekly News Podcast

May 3, 2017
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FLASHBACK is your weekly news podcast for the Quad Cities of Central AZ, covering Prescott, Prescott Valley and beyond. Listen online at: www.QuadPodAZ.com May 03, 2017

FINAL SCORE Weekly Sports Podcast

May 3, 2017
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FINAL SCORE is your weekly sports podcast for the Quad Cities of Central Arizona. Covering Prescott, Prescott Valley and beyond. High school, Collegiate and pro sports!

Listen online at: www.QuadPodAZ.com 

Classes Offered at the Prescott Gun Club

May 2, 2017
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In this segment of the Prescott Gun Club, QuadPodAZ.com's most popular podcast, we are discussing the types of classes are offered at Prescott's only indoor gun range.

Don Grier, range owner, attorney, and NRA Certified Firearms Instructor shares the follwing info on safety and firearms training at the PGC:

1. Firearms Familiarization class - taking apart, cleaning, putting your firearm back together.
 
2. Basic Marksmanship class - 1.5 hrs in class and 1.5 hours on the range.
 
3. CCW - Concealed Carry Weapons Permit - safety, basic marksmanship, law / justification for drawing your weapon, holster draw instruction; 2-2.5 hrs on range shooting.
 
4. Malfunctions class - 4.0 hours 
 
5. Tactical range / class - advanced classes - continued carry class - diversion, moving , taking cover.
 
6. Private lessons - train with your own NRA certified trainer.
 
7. Events - ladies night - training drills.
 
8. High desert shooters every tues night at 5:30pm
 
9. Church Group - Heights Church firearms training and social
 
UPCOMING CLASSES AT Prescott Gun Club:
  • CCW Class - May 13, 2017
  • Shoot for Life - May 20, 2017 1-2pm
    • Donating $5 per shot
    • Enter to win Ruger LCP .380 (Retail $219)

For more info, go to: www.QuadPodAZ.com/prescott-gun-club