Democrats host Kirkpatrick
The Democratic Club of Northern Gila County will host Ann Kirkpatrick, candidate for the District 1 Congressional seat at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Payson Public Library meeting room located at 328 N. McLane Road.
Kirkpatrick will be discussing needs for change and her goals for the 2012 election. She will be discussing her past successes and strategies to win back Democratic control of the seat.
For more information, call President Jerry Foster (978-4031) or Vice President Cindy Backes (595-2810) or go online to www.gilacountydems.org
Learn how the university being planned for Payson will benefit area businesses at the Thursday, Aug. 18 Business Buzz at the Sawmill Theatres. The program will be presented from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. by the Payson University Campus Volunteer Planning Committee, with special guest speaker, Mayor Kenny Evans.
The cost is $3 for pizza, with beverages and snacks for sale at the theater.
Call (928) 474-4515 to make a reservation. The event is sponsored by the Northern Gila County Economic Development Corporation and the Rim Country Chamber of Commerce.
Classic car raffle
Veterans Helping Veterans is having a raffle for a 1940 Buick 50 Special four-door. It is in great condition and it runs.
The drawing will be held Sept. 1. Tickets are $100 each and all proceeds to go Veterans Helping Veterans, a nonprofit home for disabled and homeless veterans. For more information, please call (928) 978-2802 or (928) 474-3920.