What’s Happening: August 13, 2017 | The Verde Independent – Arizona News

What’s Happening: August 13, 2017 | The Verde Independent – Arizona News

Spaghetti dinner for Mingus Union football team

Vinnie’s Pizzeria will do all the cooking – featuring Vinnie’s famous meatballs – as a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Mingus Union High School football team, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Mingus Union High School Cafeteria, 1801 E Fir St., Cottonwood.

Vinnie graciously donates this food – he hand makes 1000 meatballs — and last year the team made over $2000 profit! For more information, contact Stephanie Bloniarz @ 928-274-1533  stephbloniarz@live.com.

Senator Katie Hobbs to address Democrats of the Red Rocks

State Senator Katie Hobbs will be the guest speaker at the Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR) breakfast meeting on Thursday, August 17, at 8AM at the Olde Sedona Family Restaurant. Sen. Hobbs will discuss recent state legislation, her role as Senate Minority Leader, and her candidacy for Arizona’s Secretary of State.

Senator Hobbs has served in the Arizona legislature since 2011. In addition to being the Senate Minority Leader, she serves on the Government and Environment, Health and Human Services, Natural Resources and Rural Affairs, and Elections Committees. Prior to being elected to the Senate, she served one term in the AZ House of Representatives. 

Senator Hobbs is from Phoenix, and has a Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. She has been a professional social worker since 1992. Prior to being elected to the legislature, she worked in the areas of domestic violence, behavioral health, and homelessness. She has served on several commissions with the City of Phoenix and Maricopa County,…

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