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CGRD donation

Casa Grande Roller Derby has received a donation of bleacher seats that it hopes to decorate and “place around town,” an email from the group said. The group is seeking connections of people who would like to help with the project. For more information, reach out to the group via its Facebook page, found under Casa Grande Roller Derby.

Pinal-Gila Council webinars

The Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens is presenting virtual sessions using Zoom. Participants will need a computer, tablet or smartphone with a camera and sound capabilities. On Tuesdays, Oct. 6 through Dec. 8 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the webinar “Finding Meaning and Hope” will be offered with a video discussion series for family members caring for someone with dementia. Join a group of fellow family caregivers to discuss how to regain hope and build resilience when dealing with the complexities of ongoing loss associated with caring for someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In this series you will learn skills to help you stay strong, healthy, resilient and positive as you navigate your caregiving journey with healing and hope. This 10-week discussion series features videos based on the groundbreaking book “Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping with Stress and Grief” by Pauline Boss, Ph.D., a leading expert on caregiver grief. It is built on solid research and years of practical experience, and it offers real help in dealing with the challenges, losses and rewards of being a family caregiver of someone who is, or is becoming, psychologically absent. Assistance is available for setup prior to the meeting. Call 520-836-2758 or email maryg@pgcsc.org for more information and details on how to connect to the webinar.

Date changed for Rocky Point food caravan

A group planning its annual food caravan to Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (Rocky Point) has changed the date to Friday, Oct. 30. During the trip, volunteers will deliver donations and supplies to the St. Vincent de Paul charity in Puerto Peñasco and an orphanage in Sonoyta, Sonora. Donations of rice, beans, dry milk, laundry soap and bath soap are needed and may be taken to Sommers Glass & Mirror, 503 E. Florence Blvd. Those who wish to join the caravan or those who want more information may call 466-8073 or 876-5215.

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Melissa St. Aude is the Arts & Entertainment editor at PinalCentral. She can be reached at mstaude@pinalcentral.com.

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