Dear Neighbors
Grand Marshal Verna Shafer & BC Kiwanis President Peter Jensen
What a wonderful 4th of July we had and now the monsoons are beginning!  We’re all sure hoping for some good rains and more water in the creek.  However, the ducks did make it through the channel that is still running.  Thank you to the businesses, organizations and individuals who donated more than $7000 worth of prizes this year.  The prize winners are being called today, so the prize list will be published during this week.  Thank you to all who celebrated in Rollins Park and made it the best get together to date.  Please don’t miss Bill Helm’s photo gallery “2018 Beaver Creek Independence Day Celebration”.  He captured the enjoyment of the event.
And Sunshower Rose has posted a tribute to Friends of Beaver Creek Library at the celebration on youtube:
Local availability of food is a theme of this week.  In addition to the second Saturday of themonth Free Food Distribution at Beaver Creek School, the Rimrock Farmers Market starts Wednesday evening at the Verde Valley Honey store on Beaver Creek Rd.  Candy Hammond, RRF Director, gave us a taste of what’s to come by providing 195 servings of watermelon at the Beaver Creek 4th of July Celebration and had that colorful and creative parade entry.
And continuing about local creativity and ingenuity, two more authors have books available on Amazon.  Both authors have been long time residents and volunteers in the community.  Carol Rotta now lives in a senior complex in Prescott.  Her book is about her early years homesteading in Alaska.  Carol Penfield’s new offering is a sequel entitled Lucina’s Destiny which follows Midwife of Normandy and continues the historical saga of the Dupres family in the 17th century.
       Ready for some summer relaxing & reading,
                    . . . . . the calendar crew
Special Events in July
7/10 & continuing on Tuesdays-Preschool Story Time is from 11 AM to Noon in the Beaver Creek School Library.  Call 928-567-4034 for more information.  Part of the Summer Reading Program.
7/11 & 7/18, Wednesdays-2018 Summer Reading Program for all ages from 1 to 3 PM in the Beaver Creek School library.  There is a fun activity, game or surprise guest each Wednesday.  Call the library with questions at 928-567-4034.  Part of the Summer Reading Program.
Wednesdays, thru 9/26- The Rimrock Farmers Market offers fresh produce, baked & canned goods, plants, artwork & crafts, eggs, and more from 4 to 7 PM every Wednesday evening at the Verde Valley Honey store, 3100 E Beaver Creek Rd.  This is a great way to meet your neighbors and enjoy a beautiful sunset.  Please contact Candace Hammond   for more information or to participate. (See more information below)
7/14, Saturday– The $5 Donation Pancake Breakfast is from 8 AM to 10 AM at the Beaver Creek Adult Center.  Come in and enjoy a leisurely meal with friends. Kathy will be mixing the batter, Phil and Ron will be flipping the cakes, Dixie will be serving the coffee and the rest of us will be serving the food or cooking the sausages. Coffee, juice, tea or water.  Donation of only $5.  It is to help with the expenses of the renovation of the center.   Please contact Judy Edwards at 928-274-6023 for more information.
7/12 & continuing on Thursdays-Movies that Rock!  For teens only from 2 to 4 PM.  Part of the Summer Reading Program.  Call 928-567-4034 for more information.
7/16/18, Monday-Love for All Seasons, Learn the Powerful 7-Step Process to Create a Life of Unconditional Love meets from 5 to 6 PM in the BC School Board Room on the first & third Mondays through August 6.  Contact Librarian Bonnie Best at 928-567-4034 for more information.  Part of the Summer Reading Program.
Regularly Scheduled Events July 2018
Monday, 7/9-The Beaver Creek Community Association (BCCA)  meets at 3:00 PM in the BC Adult Center.  Please contact Janet Aniol at 928-592-2839 for further information.
Monday, 7/9–The Beaver Creek School Governing Board  meets at 6:00 PM in the school board room. Board members are:  Jackie Harshman, president; Jo Burke; Karen DuFresne; Betty Hart; and Perry Krowne.  The agenda (which includes adoption of the FY budget) will be posted at several sites locally and is also at: 
Tuesday, 7/10–The BC Kiwanis  meet at 7:30 AM in the BC Adult Center Main Room.  Please call Carol Keeton at 928-606-4050 for more information.
Wednesday, 7/11–The Blood Pressure Clinic is available the second Wednesday of each month in the BC Adult Center from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.  Come get your blood pressure taken by Sue Brann, RN.
Saturday, 7/14–Free food is available at Beaver Creek School  from 7:45 to 9 AM.  Food is always available the second Saturday of each month for distribution to everyone and during the month as needed.  Emergency boxes are available by calling the school at 928-567-4631.  (See chart below)
Tuesday, 7/17–The Beaver Creek Trails Coalition Board  will meet at 8:30 AM in the BC Adult Center. Contact  for further information.
Saturday, 7/21–The Men’s Breakfast  at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church welcomes new friends and old at 8 AM. Please call Pastor Ken Miller at 928-567-4557 for further information.
Saturday, 7/21–The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League  meets at 10 AM at Grace Lutheran Community Church. The function of this church auxiliary is to help members of the community. Please call 928-567-4608 for further information.
Rimrock Residents Rejoice for the Return of the Annual Farmers Market!
from Candy Hammond, RR Farmers Market Director

The Rimrock Farmers Market begins Wednesday, July 11th from 4 to 7 PM and will be held every Wednesday, through September 26th.  The new location, Verde Valley Honey, 3100 E Beaver Creek Road, is anticipated to be extraordinary with its covered patios and easy access off the main drag, you can’t miss it.  In keeping with what the Verde Valley Ancestral Gardens (VVAG) started 3 years ago, the goal is to create a gathering place to support fresh and healthy food alternatives to meet the needs of the community. The Rimrock Farmers market will offer locally grown, seasonal vegetables, floral

John Hasper, VV Honey Owner & Candy Hammond RRF Director

arrangements, and eggs, along with baked and canned goods that our gardener/farmer’s produce using organic or old-fashioned methods. We will also be providing some musical entertainment. Weekly demonstrations of gardening practices, cooking methods and hands on crafts will make you want to come back week after week. There will also be some fantastic artisan, crafts and natural health and beauty product booths available.

If you are a gardener, farmer, artist, or musician, and are interested in participating in the weekly Rimrock Farmer’s Market, please contact Candy for additional information, Call/Text 602-402-9075 or send a message
The Rimrock Farmers Market is made possible by sponsorship of the Beaver Creek Kiwanis, a group of dedicated volunteers and the hard work of local farmers and gardeners.  So remember to EAT YOUR VEGGIES, Shop and Support LOCAL and Thank a FARMER/GARDENER.
FREE FOOD–Pickup & Meal Schedule
July 2018 Schedule in Beaver Creek area
 (Call Beaver Creek Transit at 301-2749 for more information)
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, 7/14/18
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
7/11, 7/18, 7/25
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)
7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24 & 7/31
 5:30  PM Start
Free Food Every Tuesday Afternoon/Evening
1st Southern Baptist Church at 11340 E Circle Dr in Cornville
Bring bags
3:00 to 6:00 PM
Beaver Creek Adult Center
  Bread & Veggies
Mon – Fri until gone
Open 9 AM-Noon, Mon & Fri;  9AM to 3PM, Tues, Wed, Thurs
4250 E Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma Village Square across from Cricket’s
Call 567-4556 to check on arrival of the food
Bring a bag
Delivered around 2:30 PM Weds, and food remains until gone
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