Relay for Life

The Coolidge-Florence Relay for Life will be having a community meeting at 6 p.m. on July 18 at the L&B Restaurant in Florence, 695 S. Main St. The meeting is open to the public.

Support group

Grief Journey is a support group for the bereaved.

Members meet noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the American Legion building, 408 N. Main St.

Contact Sandra Crow at 520-421-7143 or 480-529-1785 for more information.

Mandatory reporter training

The Coolidge Public Library will be hosting a training program for mandatory reporters of child abuse from 5-7 p.m. on July 22. A presentation will be given by Gerald Smith, a long-time victim’s advocate who is retired from the Mesa Police Department.

CHS Hall of Fame

The Coolidge Unified School District is accepting applications for the next class of the Coolidge High School Hall of Fame.

Applications can be found at and can be submitted to the CHS Hall of Fame Committee at the Coolidge Unified School District office, 450 N. Arizona Blvd., Coolidge, 85128.

Applications can also be emailed, along with any other relevant attachments, to

Rotary Club meeting

The Rotary Club of Coolidge meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at Tag’s Cafe. Everyone is welcome.

For more information contact Sue Bacon at 520-518-5060.

Learning center

Coolidge Presbyterian Church’s Learning Center offers GED tutoring, job application help and crafts.

Classes are offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the church’s office building at 179 S. 3rd St.

Call 723-5141 for more information.

VFW bingo

VFW Post 3713 hosts bingo every second and fourth Sunday of the month, with a game for kids from noon to 2 p.m. and adults from 3 to 5 p.m.

The post is located at 328 W. Coolidge Ave.

For more information, call 520-251-5766.

Bereavement group

A new support group for the bereaved takes place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays at the Coolidge Adult Center, 250 S. Third St.

For more information, contact Sandra Crow with Compassus Hospice at 520-705-3895 or 480-529-1785.

Medicare made easy meeting

Get updated or learn all of your Medicare choices from Gloria Smith of Insurance and Consulting Services.

Every first Thursday of the month, an educational session is held (no selling).

Topics covered include requirements and guidelines for HMO/PPO, prescriptions, diabetes, heart conditions, Medicare and AHCCCS plans.

Sessions are held from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Arizona City Fire Station, 14022 S. Sunland Gin Road.

For more information, call 520-568-6750.