Centennial Neighborhood News

CENTENNIAL HILLS ROTARY CLUB DISBANDS

The Centennial Hills Rotary Club disbanded in March due to dwindling membership and financial support.

“It got to the point that with the few members we had, it wasn’t sustainable,” club president Ray Jansma said.

At its peak, the group had 27 members. Five members remained when the group disassembled March 15, Jansma said. Rotary International requires clubs to have a minimum of 25 charter members, or Rotarians.

The Centennial Hills Rotary Club was chartered in April 2008 and had weekly meetings and charity events, including Taste of Centennial Hills in May 2010 to benefit Three Square food bank and an annual golf tournament to benefit the Lili Claire Foundation. The group canceled its charity golf tournament planned for April 21.

Jansma said members moved away or left the group, and recruitment efforts weren’t fruitful. Jansma assumed the position of president when the elected official moved away. He was president-elect for 2012-13 prior to that.

LEARN TO SAVE MONEY, REDUCE STRESS WHILE TRAVELING to disneyland

Learn tips and tricks to save money and reduce stress associated with traveling to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. , during an event set for 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive . For more information, call 507-6100 .

EVENT TO EXPOSE KIDS
TO international DANCE

Kids can explore dances from around the world during Around the World Dance for Beginners ,

The event is planned for 4:30 p.m. June 6 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive .

The event is free and open to those ages 6-11 .

For more information, call 507-6114 .

TEEN EVENT PLANNED AT LIBRARY

Teens take over from 7-9 p.m. June 7 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive .

Young people can hang out in the library after hours and enjoy pizza, games and more during the lock-in program .

The event is free and open to those ages 11-17 . For more information, call 507-6114 .

KIDS TO PLAY ELECTRONIC GAMES

Connect with Kinect for Kids , games and healthy-competition events involving the Xbox 360 equipment, is planned for Friday, June 15, July 6, July 20 and Aug . 3 and 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is free and open to those ages 6-11 . For more information, call
507-6114 .

GILA MONSTER HIKE SET FOR MONDAY
AT RED ROCK CANYON

Join rangers on a trek in Red Rock Canyon Monday to find the elusive Gila monster in some prime habitat that also contains unusual plant life in a moist, sandy area of Ash Springs. This easy-paced walk is open to those 12 or older and will cover less than two miles.

Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 515-5367.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET

The Westside Newcomers Club, for women who have lived in the valley for 10 years or less or who have had life-changing events such as retirement, plans a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. June 6 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. For more information, visit westsidenewcomers
club.org or call 649-8536.

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