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Roaring 20’s Set The Stage For Chamber Celebration
Friday night, the Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated businesses, individuals, volunteerism and the hospitality shown in the community by all over the past year. The Roaring 20’s-themed event at the Bridgeview Room of Shugrue’s served as both the Chamber's annual meeting and a cel... Read More
Brits Here To Set The Record Straight
While Lake Havasu City residents, for the most part, take the London Bridge for granted, there are some Brits unfamiliar with its unique and fantastic history. The London Bridge was built across the Thames in London and opened in 1831. There it stood until traffic became so heavy and its age comp... Read More
Cancer Survivors Feted At Saturday Breakfast
In 1988, the first National Cancer Survivors Day was celebrated and since then the day has been marked on the first Saturday in June. Saturday, cancer survivors in Lake Havasu City gathered to celebrate the day with a breakfast sponsored by the Cancer Association of Havasu. Most of those in at... Read More
Memorial Day Kicks Off Summer Season
Memorial Day kicks off the iconic first weekend of the summer boating season on Lake Havasu as the waters swell with watercraft of all types as well as popups and people. The three-day weekend scene in the Bridgewater Channel is a mixture of partying, barbeques and boat after boat of revelers. ... Read More
Veterans, Children Given Gift Of Mobility
Saturday at American Legion Post 81 in Lake Havasu City, three veterans and two children were presented with power wheelchairs from the Veterans Mobility Project. The project is an offshoot of the Cloverlane Foundation and Maneuvering Veterans Froward. Veterans and other recipients are nominated ... Read More
30th Run For The Wall Passes Through Area On I-40
The 30th Annual Run for the Wall began Wednesday and will culminate in Washington, D.C. with a visit to the Vietnam War Memorial Wall and an always huge, thunderous motorcycle parade. The website for the run states, “Founded by Vietnam Veterans, Run for the Wall® recognizes the sacrifices and ... Read More
Havasu Regional Medical Center Unveils New ER Entrance
[caption id="attachment_25947" align="alignnone" width="300"] Ribbon cutting for the new emergency room. Mark Colon/RiverScene Magazine[/caption] The Havasu Regional Medical Center hosted a grand opening for its new emergency room entrance Saturday morning. The new entrance is part of a $10 mi... Read More
Leadership Lake Havasu Graduates Celebrate
The Lake Havasu City Area of Chamber of Commerce each year hosts a class meant to encourage leadership and teach class members best practices for their future success. There were 26 graduates in the class of 2018. The class project this year was the April 14 Downtown Block Party event that took p... Read More
Vilma Urbina Wins Woman Of The Year Award
Vilma Urbina was named "Woman of the Year" Thursday evening at a Women With Willpower dinner. She was nominated by Denise Johnk and Charlene Pruden for the honor. Urbina opened her first assisted living home in 2013 and has since opened two more homes, employs 20 people and provides care and hous... Read More
Big O Tires sponsored “Big Shots” Day at the Saturday Diamondback’s game at Chase Field. The 10 lucky Jamaica Elementary School students who had the opportunity to go to a game and be treated like a “Big Shot” were Xander Comer, Koen Taylor, Collin Miller, Joshua Messer, Tripp Burke, Ai... Read More