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Mohave County
May 2024
Volume 24 Issue 3
COMPLIMENTARY

MCC pioneers new real-world approach to education

MCC pioneers new real-world approach to education

Mohave Community College (MCC) is pioneering a new approach to education, focusing on real-world experiences and cross-disciplinary collaboration to better prepare students for the workforce. The initiative, led by MCC Electrical Technology Instructor Michael McKenzie and Carpentry Instructor Dan Underwood, aims to provide students with hands-on learning opportunities that go beyond traditional classroom instruction.

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Veterans Poker Run motorcycle event  to raise money for military vets

Veterans Poker Run motorcycle event to raise money for military vets

Helping military veterans in need in the tri-state area is the goal of a scenic 80-mile round-trip motorcycle ride through the Colorado River valley on April 27 as the Veterans Poker Run returns for its tenth year during Larry Topping’s Mayhem Motorcycle Rally, April 25-28. Entrants have a chance to win prizes by collecting playing cards for a poker hand along the way, with all proceeds from the event benefiting River Fund Inc.’s Veterans Assistance Fund, helping military veterans in need in the Colorado River region.

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Bullhead City Senior Campus March Activities

Bullhead City Senior Campus March Activities

The Bullhead City Senior Campus provides a wide variety of activities for active adults 50 years of age and older. The Senior Campus is located at 2275 Trane Road between Bullhead City Hall and Ken Forvargue Park. Visitors will meet new friends and share in an assortment of fun activities by attending the events found below. Continental breakfast is available from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. for just $2. For those not interested in breakfast, coffee, tea, or juice may be purchased separately during the same time for only $1. A congregate lunch is available to those 60-plus years old from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. daily with a suggested donation of $3.

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4 ways small businesses can innovate without a big budget

4 ways small businesses can innovate without a big budget

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, it’s important for small business owners to adopt a mindset for innovation. However, the misconception that innovation requires vast resources and significant time investment can often deter entrepreneurs and business builders from pursuing new ideas and strategies. But with the right approach and perspective, small businesses can foster a culture within the company to make innovation more of an ongoing tenet of a successful business.

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Arizona AG joins FTC and coalition of states to challenge merger of Kroger & Albertsons supermarkets

Attorney General Kris Mayes, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and a bipartisan coalition of states, today announced the filing of a lawsuit that challenges the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons. These companies are the country’s two largest national supermarket chains, and this merger presents a significant risk of reduced competition and higher food prices nationwide. In Arizona, the two chains are the fourth and sixth largest employers, with a combined 35,000 employees across 250 stores. The companies also operate under Fry’s, Smith’s, and Safeway brands in Arizona.

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Arizona residents brace for fallout from University of Arizona’s financial problems

Arizona residents brace for fallout from University of Arizona’s financial problems

The size of the university’s financial problems has become increasingly alarming in recent months. Initial reports of a multimillion-dollar shortfall have ballooned, with the latest estimates suggesting a deficit potentially exceeding $140 million. It appears this is not simply a one-time budget gap but a deep-seated structural problem with the university spending far more than it brings in each year.

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Beyond Self-Extinction

By Winslow Myers Good that defensive anti-missiles worked against Iran’s barrage. Still, two elements were more suited to the playground than to international politics: face and revenge. One side bombs the other, and the...

Topock Marsh gets $25M upgrade for drought resilience

TOPOCK — Significant upgrades are in the works for the Topock Marsh situated within the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, funded by a substantial federal investment targeting drought mitigation and ecological preservation...

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