Getaway Around Rim Country


Rim Country Museum issues invitation

The board of directors of the Rim Country Museum is inviting interested residents to join it for a Volunteer Meeting at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 on the second floor of the Rim Country Museum.

There will be updates on museum activities and a tour of all the buildings on museum property in Green Valley Park. Anyone interested in what's going on at the museum, including what’s new in our gift shop, please come by and check it out.

Refreshments will be provided.

Senior Center

Upcoming events at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W Main St. include:

Thursday, Feb 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Valentine’s Day Dance and Lunch with music by Kathleen Kelly and Jim West, dancing and a fabulous meal. Reservations required, call (928) 474-4876.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Richard A White, who practices elder law, will present an overview of the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS). He will cover eligibility requirements, covered services and how to identify red flags that cause ineligibility. The event is free of charge and a reservation is recommended. Call (602) 697-4870 for more information.

Business Showcase

The 21st Annual Business Showcase will be held March 16 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Event Center. The theme is Celebrating Seniors of All Ages. The Second Annual Students Showcase, sponsored by Gila County Superintendent of Schools Linda O’Dell, will also be part of the event.

The showcase is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; set up is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 15, which will be followed from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. by a Sneak Preview Chamber Mixer, hosted by Rim Country Health. Awards will be given for the Best Theme, Best of Show and the People’s Choice, voted on by those attending.

Exhibitors must sign up by March 1 or pay a late fee. There are only 48 booth spaces and last year’s exhibitors have priority in obtaining a booth and the site of the booth. After March 1, prospective exhibitors will have the opportunity to secure a booth.

For more information, please call the chamber at (928) 474-4515.


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