Scaf Volunteers To Be Honored Saturday


The Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, held annually to recognize the great volunteers of the Senior Citizens Affairs Foundation (SCAF) is Saturday, Sept. 28.


Rhonda Bossert (right), thrift store manager, presented the Volunteer of the Year Award of 2012 to Rainey Tritter. 

Each volunteer, from the board on down, is unique. Some give their time to help every summer holiday during the Navajo taco fund-raisers and some give of themselves in helping to make the P/S Thrift Shop successful.

Wherever they serve and the tasks that they do, SCAF is humbled and proud of their service.

At the Thrift Shop

Thrift Shop Manager Rhonda Bossert would like to announce the arrival of formal dresses just in time for prom or homecoming. These dresses are gorgeous and can also be used for weddings and other special occasions.

There is one more benefit planned yet this year — Tella­bration, Saturday, Nov. 23. Volun­teers are needed to help with the exciting worldwide storytelling event. Help is needed to bake cookies, set up for the event, hand out fliers and lots more.

Volunteers are also needed in the shop for the fall and winter season.

If you are fun-loving, energetic, dedicated and want to help our communities, please inquire at the shop at the Community Center on Highway 87 in Pine.

Bossert would like to thank everyone who has given donations and shopped at the store during this past summer.

Library news

Due to illness the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library has postponed its Happy Music Education program, which was at 11 a.m. the first and third Fridays of each month. The program will resume at a later date.

Fall Break Movie Madness

Get ready for Fall Break Movie Madness, coming Oct. 4 with “Dear Dumb Diary,” Oct. 17, the library will present “Sofia The First,” a G-Rated movie that runs for 112 minutes.

Bring your friends and a pillow and get comfortable on the library floor. Enjoy refreshments provided by the library.

The Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library has programs for all ages, from toddlers to senior citizens. You’ll find everything from book signings with authors to computer and art classes and more. See what the library has for you at

Church on Randall Place

The Church on Randall Place in Pine (CORP) will host a bluegrass/southern gospel concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. The group Brush Arbor Revival will also perform at the fiddle contest in Payson this weekend. The concert is free and CDs are available. To learn more, go online to

You are invited to Fall Bible Study at the church from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays or from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays in Payson.

Evening classes are at the Lake home. Please call Simone Lake for directions at (928) 595-0837.

The Bible study, taught by Simone, will equip you to have meaningful spiritual conversations with others and gain skills to communicate more effectively and understand your faith. The book is $15 and scholarships are available. Let Simone know if you need one.

Bring your Bible and pen, pencil, highlighters, or colored pencils. Notebooks and folders are provided. For information visit

Fall Apple Festival and Antique Show

The Fall Apple Festival and Antique Show is coming to the P/S Community Center and Cultural Hall Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6, sponsored by the P/S Business Community.

Besides the holiday Festival of Lights, this is one of my favorite festivals of the entire year in P/S.

It’s that time of the year when the “spirit” of the season starts to kick in, with Halloween just around the corner. The leaves are turning and the beautiful fall colors across the Rim are spectacular. The days are cooler. It’s the perfect time of the year for making caramel apples, baking apple pie and the wonderful aroma of chili simmering on the stove.

Why not enter your chili in the Chili Cookoff during the Apple Festival? You could win some great cash prizes!

For information, contact Mannie or Charlotte from Stage House Antiques on Highway 87 in Pine for an entry form, or stop by the shop in person for a great antique and specialty item browsing experience.

Rim Country Quilt Roundup

The Ninth Annual Rim Country Quilt Roundup will be held Oct. 11, 12 and 13 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Exhibition Hall in Payson.

This is a regional quilt show with AQS quilt appraiser Gail VanHorsen, nationally recognized teacher Sharon Schamber, classes, lectures, vendor mall, shop hop, special exhibit, a Saturday evening awards banquet and $3,500 in prize money.

Admission is $5 (ages 12 and under are free). Bring a can or package of non-perishable food for local food banks and you will receive a ticket for a daily drawing. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

It’s three days of fun. Come see an amazing collection of quilts, Southwest-themed wearable and fabric art and “BagIt” — a special exhibit with bags and purses.

For information, class registration and quilt entry forms visit or call (928) 978-3464.

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