Dear Neighbors

Hawbaker 1951 Farmall Cub
Looks like today is starting out a little cloudy but is forecast to be sunny by this afternoon.  So overall a nice day for all the usual Saturday activities and the special events.  The Holiday Home Tour is this afternoon starting at Beaver Creek School and the Dump the Drugs opportunity is from 10 AM to noon at the BC Adult Center.
Some December closures are:  BC School from December 19 through January 2, BC Public Library closed on December 24 and 31 and the Verde Valley Monuments will be closed on Christmas Day.  The Seventh Day Adventist Food Bank in Camp Verde will be closed on December 28.
Please drive carefully and have a lot of patience for those of us distracted by the holidays.
Thank you to Linda Hawbaker for sharing her photo.
See you on the tour,
……..the calendar crew
Saturday in Beaver Creek 12/17/2016
Saturday, 12/17–The Men’s Breakfast  at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church welcomes new friends and old at 8 AM. Please call Pastor Miller at 928-567-4557 for further information.
Saturday, 12/17–Bird Walks at Montezuma Well  will be hosted by NPS from 9 AM to 11 AM the first and third Saturdays of each month.  Meet at the Montezuma Well picnic area.  For more information please contact NPS at 928-567-3322, ext 0.
Saturday, 12/17–The Lutheran Womens Missionary League meets at 10 AM at Grace Lutheran Community Church. The function of this church auxiliary is to help members of the community.  We’ll be discussing Octoberfest.   Please call 928-567-4608 for further information.
 Dump the Drugs Here
Saturday, 12/17–Dump the Drugs  is back at the Beaver Creek Adult Center from 10 AM to Noon.  This event gives an opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted prescription or over-the-counter medication (including ones for pets).  Please drop medications off at the Beaver Creek Adult Center (across from Cricket’s), 4250 E. Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma.  The event is sponsored by the BC Community Action Team, YC Sheriff’s Office and MATFORCE.  Jeannette Estes is our local contact at 928-567-5421 for more information.  (See flyer below)
Saturday, 12/17- Kiwanis Christmas House is open for the last day at 3095 E Beaver Creek Rd in between Kiwanis Clothes Closet and Small Engine Repair from 10 AM to 5 PM. This year a wonderful Christmas will come to 18 families with 45 children through the sales of community donated holiday items.  POB’s (pats on back) to everyone!!!
Saturday, 12/17-The Lake Montezuma Women’s Civic Club is sponsoring a Holiday Home Tour as a fundraiser for scholarships and community support from 2 to 5 PM.  Tickets are $10 each (ages 12 and under are free) and may be purchased from Civic Club members, businesses with Gingerbread signs or purchased at the door. The tour will start at the Beaver Creek School Board Room, 4810 E Beaver Creek Rd. in Rimrock or Betty Hart’s Home at 3765 E Montezuma Ave. in Lake Montezuma. The tour includes the 1932 Rock School House, Carolers, Bake Sale, Raffle (items from participating Beaver Creek Businesses) and five decorated homes. Come celebrate the Holidays with us!
FREE & Low Cost FOOD–Pickup & Meal Schedule
December 2016 Schedule in Beaver Creek area
 (Call Beaver Creek Transit at 301-2749 for food delivery)
Beaver Creek School
Community Food Bank
2nd Saturday each month
Free Food Distribution
4810 E Beaver Creek Rd
Call Monday – Friday for
Emergency Food Box
Bring bags
Extra food for children
Ages 5-15
Saturday, 10/8
7:45 to 9 AM
Free Food & Clothing
Every Wednesday
Just come to the 7th Day Adventist Church in Camp Verde at 1406 N Boothill Dr & get in line.
Bring bags
12/7, 12/14, 12/21
9:30 AM to Noon
Hot Meals & Food Boxes
Every Tuesday
Just come to the Camp Verde Community Center at 435 S Main St in Camp Verde (Bread of Life Mission)
12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27
 5:30  PM Start
Free Food Every Tuesday Afternoon/Evening
1st Southern Baptist Church at 11340 E Circle Dr in Cornville
Bring bags
12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27
3:00 to 6:00 PM
Bountiful Baskets-Fruits & Vegetables
Camp Verde Elem School
200 Camp Lincoln Rd
Order for Camp Verde
Week A & pay online from noon Mon thru Tues eve
Includes fees;
Bring bags or boxes
9:15 AM
(open for 20 minutes)
Beaver Creek Adult Center
  Bread & Veggies
Mon – Fri until gone
Open 9 AM to Noon
4250 E Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma village square
Call 567-4556 to check on arrival of the food
Bring a bag
Delivered late Weds, but food remains until gone