Dear Neighbors
Looks like our little September monsoon season may bring us some more rain chances tonight, tomorrow and Wednesday AM. Of course, there will be some gusty winds and we’ll hope to make it through without more power outages. The temperatures will mostly be below 100 for the next week. Yahoo!!!
Meetings and clubs that took a summer vacation have restarted and the yearly ones continue. Today are the BC Community Association and Beaver Creek School monthly meetings. Both have agendas posted on their web sites. Tomorrow the BC Kiwanis and MR Fire Auxiliary meet and on Wednesday we have the blood pressure clinic, Rimrock Farmers Market and Al-Anon Family Group. On Saturday is the public food bank at Beaver Creek School and next Monday the BC Trails Coalition meets.
Special events this month include a Pancake Breakfast at the BC Adult Center, a Food Handlers Workshop at Post 93 in Camp Verde, Kids at Hope training at BC School for adults interested in volunteering once a week, and Kiwanis annual Spaghetti Dinner.
Saturday the 28 th will be a busy day. Free Smart Devices help is available at the BC Adult Center, Oktoberfest is in Rollins Park across the street from the Center, and its Fee Free day in all the National Parks.
This year LMWCC, Lake Montezuma Women’s Civic Club, resumes on a new day, time, location and cost. Please note the details below. The BC Preservation & Historical Society has another fine presentation scheduled which includes seeds to take away for planting. And we forgot to get the information for the ESL class at Beaver Creek Baptist Church in the calendar, but it will be included next time and meets every Thursday at 6:30 PM.
Looking forward to more pancakes,
. . . . . the calendar crew  
Update from Sam
The Rimrock Rag doll Crafters had a great second meeting with 2 new members joining us…we are up to 7 now.  Everyone shared, compared and divided up the projects.  We are now cutting fabric for dolls, dresses, shirts and britches.  Completed so far are 6 doll quilts. We even have an artist in our midst that will be painting the faces on the dolls….never fear….non-toxic paint.  We want to thank the folks who have donated….we have a good start on poly fill, but…we will need more.  We also need baskets…..wicker type….old Easter baskets would work great too.  All donations, including cash gifts, should be dropped off at the Kiwanis Clothing Closet.  And we want anyone, who would like to donate time and talent to join us.  If you can sew, flyers are up at the Clothing Closet and the Lake Montezuma post office, (green paper) so you can make plans.  Our time is a gift to the children of this community.  All donations and dolls will be given to the Christmas House.  Sam Fisk
Rimrock Rag Doll Crafters
from Sam Fisk w/photos
The Christmas House Project is off and running as of an hour ago.  We have five (maybe six) ladies who will be making Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls as well as Amish Dolls for the Christmas House this year to be sold or donated at the shop.  We are just donating them.  Whatever happens after that is fine, whether the dolls are sold to raise funds for the project or given to families.
We need donations of stuffing….polyfluff, cotton or wool, leftover bags or new.  We are excited to be helping the Beaver Creek Kiwanis raise Christmas funds for families and to contribute to our community.  Flyers are up at the Kiwanis Clothes Closet and at the Lake Montezuma Post Office.  So far we have received only one bag.  We desperately need more……lots more!  Thank you in advance to all who help us
Special Events for September
Saturday, 9/14–The Pancake Breakfast is from 8 to 10 AM at the Beaver Creek Adult Center. Join your neighbors at the Center for pancakes, eggs, bacon, fruit, coffee & juice – all for a suggested donation of $6. Yummy!! Phone:  928-567-4556 . (See flyer below)
Wednesday, 9/18–A Yavapai County Food Handlers Workshop is from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at American Legion Post 93 in Camp Verde. There is no charge for volunteers. Come by and stay for lunch. Post 93 is located at 286 S 3rd St in CV, phone # 928-567-6154.
Friday, 9/20–Kids at Hope Training is at BC School from 8 AM to 10 AM. Beaver Creek School is looking for adults in the community who would like to become an Interest-driven, School-based Treasure Hunter / Mentor to our students. If you are willing to commit to Kids at Hope and Mentor Training (about 4 hours) and have about 30 minutes per week for the school year to commit to a student in Beaver Creek School, we would love to chat with you! Please call 928-567-4631.
Thursday, 9/26– The Beaver Creek Kiwanis Donation Spaghetti Dinner  will be served from 5 to 7 PM at the Montezuma Rimrock Fire Station, 3240 E Beaver Creek Rd in Rimrock. Please come enjoy spending time with your neighbors and meeting some new folks, too.  The proceeds will benefit community projects in the MR Fire District. Event staff includes: Beaver Creek Kiwanis, Montezuma Rimrock Fire Station Personnel, Beaver Creek School K-Kids and Builders Clubs, and Sedona Sky students.
Saturday, 9/28–FEE FREE Day at all National Parks.
Rollins Park Sign
Saturday, 9/28–Free Smart Devices Help is available from 9 AM to Noon in the Beaver Creek Adult Center. Bring your tablet, smartphone and/or laptop and get the help you need. The instructor is Wendy Cook-Roberts. She has been doing a monthly class at the Camp Verde Library for about a year and has offered to also do one at BCAC. Wendy is proficient with iPhones, Android devices, Chromebooks and most Windows computers. She says, “What I don’t know I can find out and I am not afraid to say, ‘let’s look that up'”.
Saturday, 9/28–The Oktoberfest is being held from 10 AM to 2 PM at Rollins Park in Lake Montezuma. The Grace Lutheran Community Church is providing free Brats, hot dogs, drinks and more. The Beaver Creek Trails Coalition is offering free snow cones and wristbands. Sedona Sky girls are doing face painting and games. There is a no fee for entry car show, live music, hayrides, and trails information. Everything is free. Please contact Marla Sutcliffe for further information. (See flyers below)
Regularly Scheduled Meetings & Activities in September
Monday, 9/9–The Beaver Creek Community Association (BCCA)  meets at 3:00 PM in the BC Adult Center. The agenda is on the website. Please contact Janet Aniol at 928-592-2839 for further information.
Monday, 9/9–The Beaver Creek School Governing Board  meets at 6:00 PM in the school board room.  The board also will meet this month on 9/30. The agenda will be posted at several sites locally and is also at:
Tuesday, 9/10–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.
Tuesday, 9/10-The MR Fire Auxiliary will meet at 10 AM at the Montezuma Rimrock Fire Station. Please contact Laurie Stafford at 928-567-4820 for more information.
Wednesday, 9/11–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.
Wednesdays, thru 9/25- 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 at for more information or to participate.
Wednesdays, All–The Al-Anon Family Group meets every Wednesday from 6 PM to 7 PM at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church (entrance is the same as to the Rimrock Post Office). Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? This is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problem.
Saturday, 9/14–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
Monday, 9/16–The Beaver Creek Trails Coalition Board  will meet at 1 PM in the BC Adult Center. The meeting dates have been changed to the third Monday each month at 1 PM . Contact  for further information.
Friday, 9/20–The BC Preservation & Historical Society  meets at 10 AM in the Beaver Creek Adult Center Library.  The presentation this month will be from Kayo Parsons-Korn on Growing Your Own Native Garden. The program will be followed by the regular meeting of the Board. Please contact President Judy McBride at 928-567-4648 for more information.   (See flyer below)

Monday, 9/23–The  Lake Montezuma Women’s Civic Club  meets in the BC Adult Center main room from 1 PM to 3 PM.  We invite you to join us!

New date, location, time and cost!   The first monthly meeting of the new year will be Monday, September 23 from 1 to 3 pm at the Beaver Creek Adult Center, 4250 E Zuni Way, Lake Montezuma.  Meetings are only $5 this year and annual dues remain $15.  This meeting will be a business meeting so please plan to attend.  Our purpose is to promote friendship, aid our neighbors and assist civic activities in our community.  Everyone is welcome.   Contact Bonnie Best at 510-761-0439 for more information.
Tuesday, 9/24–The BC Kiwanis  meet at 5 PM at the Beaver Creek Adult Center main room.  Please call Carol Keeton at 928-606-4050 for more information.
Thursday, 9/26–The CCF&M District Fire Board  meets at 9 AM at Station 82 in Rimrock this month. Call Robyn Cook at 928-567-9401 for further information.  Don’t forget that you can find past minutes and the current agenda on the web site at
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