A quote is displayed beside a portrait of Goodwill founder Edgar J. Helms at the Goodwill Job Center in Lake Havasu City. The quote embodies the purpose of Goodwill Industries. “Friends of Goodwill, be dissatisfied with your work until every handicapped and unfortunate person in your community ... Read More
Non-Profit Spotlight: The Norona Effect Inc.
Imagine having to rush a child to the hospital in need of a blood transfusion, but the hospital close to home does not perform blood transfusions on children under the age of 18. For Nicole Norona, this became a reality when she had to transport her daughter Ciera from Lake Havasu City to Las V... Read More
There currently are 39 volunteer animal therapy teams in Lake Havasu City who spend their days providing support to the ill, the underdogs and the youth in the community. The animals nudge with their wet noses, portray a quiet understanding and show their devotion by way of a wagging tail. [ca... Read More
Nonprofit Spotlight: CASA of Mohave County
The CASA Council of Mohave County, an Arizona 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, operates on the belief that foster children need and deserve what all children require: Opportunity. It is one of 15 CASA programs administered by CASA of Arizona. Advocating for abused and neglected children in Arizona... Read More
Go Skateboarding Day
Participants on scooters, skateboards, and bikes rode down Smoketree Blvd. Sunday evening during Go Skateboard Day. The participants of all ages began their ride at a parking lot on McCulloch Blvd. and continued to the Tinnell Memorial Skatepark where pizza was also served. A group of volunteers pro... Read More
Nonprofit Spotlight: River Cities United Way
Ashley Wood has been spreading good will in Mohave County through the River Cities United Way. And last week, she organized a local jail-a-thon fundraiser to benefit the organization. The event is based on issuing warrants for "arrest" and the "perpetrator" pays "bail" that translates into ... Read More
Sunday, March 29 at 12pm, the Sunrise Rotary Easter Egg Hunt will be held. The egg hunt is for all ages infant 12-year-olds on baseball fields 1 and 2 at Sara Park Ballfields. Rotary snacks and drinks are available for purchase through the Rotary snack bar. The Easter Bunny will be making an app... Read More
United Way Jail A Thon
River Cities United Way volunteers perpetrated its first Jail-a-Thon in Lake Havasu City. Dennis Mueller, LHC Fire Chief, volunteer advisory committee member and board member for RCUW, built the portable jail for use at events like Balloonfest and Winterfest to sell United Way warrants at... Read More
Starting middle school can be a very intimidating and nerve-wracking time in anyone’s life. A new school, brand new faces and hallways that are unfamiliar can be daunting for many girls, but Lake Havasu City's Soroptimist International is working to help elementary girls successfully transition i... Read More
Winner Donates Money from the Fabulous WNEA Bunco Night! Shela Barker won the 50/50 raffle at the Women's Network Exchange Association Bunco event and donated her winnings to the organization's scholarship fund. The WNEA provides scholarships to local women who need extra help in achieving their pe... Read More