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May 23rd, 2012

Please consider spending any time from 4:30pm to 6:30pm to help at the Colton Gardens at the Peaks Senior Living Retirement Community grounds.  We hope to begin planting flower, veggies and herbs at this event!  Please RSVP to info@peakspride.org or call/text to 928-814-3984.

May 21st, 2012

CHILI’S GIVE BACK DAY!  Chili’s is generously going to give 10% of your check ALL DAY – MONDAY, May 21, 2012 – to PEAKS Pride! PLEASE plan your lunch and/or dinner and help support PEAKS Pride at the same time.
This is a fundraiser for PEAKS Pride - so please spread the word to your family and friends to patronize Chili's here in Flagstaff on the 21st!!! Please send an email to info@peakspride.org to get your coupon or call 928-814-3984.

May 19th, 2012

Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast will be hosting a fundraisor for Orchestra Northern Arizona (ONA) Orchestra Northern Arizona (ONA) provides informally-presented orchestral concerts in Flagstaff, free of charge to all comers. ONA is a non-profit community orchestra that gives amateur musicians of all ages an opportunity to play the great classical composers' works under the direction of David Cripps, who is a Flagstaff resident and world-renowned musician and conductor.   PEAKS Pride Volunteer Services will be providing volunteers for this event.  Please call/text to 928-814-3984 or email at info@peakspride.org for more info!
 

May 14th, 2012

We will be out again at the Colton Gardens from 4pm to 6pm.  Please plan to come out and help us in the next stage of preparing the Gardens!  We will supply gloves, shovels, bottled water and snacks!  We will me at Colten Gardens which is adjacent to the Peaks Senior Living Retirement Community facilities.   Call/text to 928-814-3984 or info@peakspride.org with any questions or if you need more information!!

May 9th, 2012

Colton Gardens - at the Peaks Senior Living Retirement Community grounds.  We will be there with MNA to work on the Gardens and to work with the Peaks Life Enrichment Coordinator to prep and care for the Gardens!  Anyone able to help can come between the hours of 4:30pm to 6:30pm.  The next date will be June 6.

January 14, 2012

PEAKS Pride's Annual Meet and Greet - Mardi Gras on the Mountain will take place on January 14, 2011 at Zane Grey Ballroom from 6-9pm. Learn about PEAKS Pride by visiting with the entire board while partaking in a special Cajun Fare menu by the Chef at Weatherford Hotel - Cash Bar. This is a great opportunity to meet the board and other volunteers and to consider signing up in person to be a volunteer! Suggested ticket price is $20- with a cash bar - this is an all ages event! Tickets can be purchased at Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast, 3380 E Lockett Road in Flagstaff or by any Board member. Call 928-814-3984 or email to info@peakspride.org for more info.

January 15, 2011

PEAKS Pride's Annual Meet and Greet - Mardi Gras on the Mountain will take place on January 15, 2011 at Zane Grey Ballroom from 6-9pm.  Learn about PEAKS Pride by visiting with the entire board while partaking in a special Cajun Fare menu by the Chef at Weatherford Hotel - Cash Bar.  This is a great opportunity to meet the board and other volunteers and to consider signing up in person to be a volunteer!   Suggested ticket price is $10 - with a cash bar - this is an all ages event!  Tickets can be purchased at Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast, 3380 E Lockett Road in Flagstaff or by any Board member.  Call 928-814-3984 or email to info@peakspride.org for more info.

August 22, 2010

PEAKS Pride has embarked on its next project of helping Northern Arizona Food Bank (NAFB), for the our 3rd Annual Summer Food Drive!  PEAKS Pride will be again collaborating with Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast at 3380 E Lockett Road, Flagstaff to give tours of the Bed and Breakfast for 3 cans of food or a $10 donation.  There will also be a raffle with GREAT prizes to be raffled away!  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.  Additionally, 100% of the proceeds will go to NAFB! Finally, there will also be a bake sale and a lemonade stand!  Whether or not you have toured the B/B in the past, please plan to stop in to the B/B on Sunday, August 22 between noon and 4pm! 

We are reaching for 1000 cans of food and currently we are at 229 cans as of August 15th!

Some of the raffle items: Josephine's Restaurant Gift Card, -  Pesto Brother's Gift Card, -  Old Town Creperie Certificate, -  Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfst Gift Certifcates (4), -  Caked, Specialty Cream Cheesecakes, - Hotel Weatherford/Charly's - Fratelli's Pizza East Side.  More will be added as they are attained!

August 14, 2010

It's Adopt-an-Avenue clean-up time again!  We meet at Starlight Pines B/B at 10:30am for cleaning Lockett and 4th Street.  This project takes about an hour to an hour and a half.  A hot lunch will be served after the clean-up!

July 7, 2010

PEAKS Pride's board will meet with Second Chance Center for Animals to present our check for $2,512.50!  This is the final total , and 100% of the proceeds, from our gigantic yard/garage sale event that happened on June 26 and 27!  We have invited Flagstaff Mayor Presler and other local media to attend!

July 3, 2010

Join us today to walk with us on Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 in the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce's Annual 4th of July Parade!  More info, please call us at 928-814-3984 to rsvp or more info!  A great BBQ will be hosted by PEAKS Pride and our two board members, Sheri & Susan, for those that do walk with us only!  We really look forward to your participation either as a spectator or as a participant walking with us!

June 30, 2010

Join us at the Museum of Northern Arizona's Colton Garden at the Peaks Retirement Living Community to help us with installing handicap parking and walkways!  Starting at 5:30pm.  Call us at 928-814-3984 for more info!

June 26, 2010 and June 27th from 7am to 2pm Each Day

PEAKS Pride will be sponsoring a YARD SALE - Benefiting Second Chance Center for Animals At Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast! DAY ONE, Our Yard Sale made a WHOPPING $1825.00 for Second Chance! Our Second day, we brought in $664. Our total intake for Second Chance is $2489!!  Thank you Katte Smith-Wedmore, PEAKS Pride Board and Flagstaff residents for making this a huge success!

The Humane Society was first evacuated, due to the Hardy Fire and Second Chance Center for Animals took all their animals. THEN, Second Chance Center for Animals had to be evacuated due to the Shultz Fire.  Additionally, residents and their pets that have been displaced/evacuated, Second Chance Center for Animals is also housing and caring for those pets/animals too!  We know you have stuff sitting in your garage, shed, cabinets, under the beds!! Pull it out and bring it to Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast, 3380 E Lockett Road, Flagstaff, as soon as you can! Even if you don't have the time to come to the yard sale, bring your stuff, we'll take care of the rest!! If you need us to pick your items up, please let us know!  More info, please contact Richard Svendsen at 928-814-3984.

June 26, 2010

PEAKS Pride will help provide volunteers for The 18th Annual Made in the Shade Beer Tasting Festival that will be held at the Coconino County Fairgrounds on June 26th, 2010.  This event is the primary and very important fundraiser for the local Flagstaff station of Sun Sounds of Arizona.  All monies raised go directly to providing local services to people in Flagstaff and northern Arizona who are blind or print disabled.  Since our income and grant revenue have decreased dramatically in the past two years our fundraising event is critical to help pay for broadcast fees and basic support of the service.  Sun Sounds offers all of its services at no charge to the listener since we know that many of our clients are also having income challenges.

June 12, 2010

PEAKS Pride will be exhibiting at Pride in the Pines 2010 in Wheeler Park!  Please plan to stop in at our booth to say hello and to get more information on PEAKS Pride!

May 23, 2010

PEAKS Pride has adopted a portion of the Museum of Northern Arizona's Community Garden! This garden is on the property of The Peaks Senior Living Community and is for the use of the senior residents.  Near the end of May to the beginning of June the seniors will be planting their seedlings - but prior to this, we need to cultivate the garden so that they seniors can have access and the ability to plant their seedlings!   We need your help this coming Sunday to get the garden ready for the seniors!  The hours are from 11am to 1pm, Sunday, May 23rd.  Please send an email to info@peakspride.org or call 928-814-3984 for more information!  We hope to see you all there!

May 5, 2010

2nd Annual Chili's Restaurant Give Back Night/Day!  Please join us at Chili's restaurant in FLAGSTAFF only on Wednesday, MAY 5, 2010 - Cinco de Mayo!  YOU must have a coupon in hand prior to paying your bill in order for PEAKS Pride to get 10% of your check donated to PEAKS Pride.  Just by dining at Chili's  - Chili's makes the donation to us!  So, the more you order, the larger our donation becomes!  To get your coupon, please call 928-814-3984, send and email to info@peakspride.org or get in touch with anyone on our board!  Thank you - and we look forward to seeing you at our 2nd event with Chili's on the 5th of May, 11am to 11pm!

Apirl 25 to May 10, 2010

Chevron Gas Station 1 block East of the Fanning Road Railroad crossing is accepting donations on behalf of PEAKS Pride.  Please consider stopping in and making a donation today!

April 10, 2010

Adopt an Avenue - Street Cleaning.  Lockett Road from Fanning to 4th Street and 4th Street from Lockett Road to Route 66.  11am start, Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast, 3380 E Lockett Road.

January 1, 2010

The Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!

December 15, 2009

Chili's Give Back Night.  Chili's will donate 10% of your check to PEAKS Pride from 11am to 11pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2009.  Only in Flagstaff, Arizona.  So please consider having a meal at Chili's Restaurant on Milton Road in Flagstaff and help PEAKS Pride with it's fundraising event!

December 5, 2009

Adopt an Avenue Cleanup!  We will be cleaning Lockett Road from Fanning Drive to 4th Street and 4th Street from Lockett to Route 66.  Come join us in beautifying Flagstaff!  Call us at 928-814-3984 or send an email to info@peakspride.org for more info

August 25, 2009

Northern Arizona Food Bank - Food Drive at Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast.  Come join us for a bake sale and tour of Starlight Pines.  Bring 3 cans of food to tour the Bed and Breakfast, or the entry fee is $10 per person.  This is one of the hardest economic times in many decades, so please come out and support the needy here in Flagstaff.  Call 928-527-1912 for more information and / or directions.  10am-2pm.  Visit www.starlightpinesbb.com

PEAKS Pride is doing what it can to promote this drive. Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast is a drop off point for you to either drop off your cash donation or food! Starlight Pines Bed & Breakfast is at 3380 E Lockett Road, Flagstaff, 928-527-1912. PEAKS Pride website is set up to take your donation via PAYPAL. You can use your Visa/MC or bank Debit! Visit today to make your tax deductible donation for the Summer Food Drive! Visit  www.peakspride.org/donations.php  Thank you for your time and consideration in making your donation today!

Adopt an Avenue - We are cleaning up the Lockett Road street from Fanning to 4th Street.  July 25th 9:30am - send an email to us if you want to help!

Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade!  Come walk with us Saturday, July 4th, 2009 downtown Flagstaff.  Send us an email if you want to walk with us!

Adopt an Avenue - We are cleaning up the Lockett Road street from Fanning to 4th Street.  July 25th 9:30am - send an email to us if you want to help!

March 30, 2009

This is the FIRST PEAKS Pride volunteer request.  We hope you will consider helping out for the following event as a PEAKS Pride volunteer!!!  This year's Renaissance Faire & Mountain Music Festival promises to be a great event on the 4th of July weekend of 2009, July 4th & 5th. Featuring Stage shows, food, comedy, swordplay, shopping in the Summer Marketplace, brave knights, beautiful maidens and so much more... who knows, you might even cross paths with the Diva, I mean the Queen herself! 

Performers also include, VYKTORIA PRATT KEATING, performing songs from her Celtic CD After the Gathering. She has toured 42 dates in the US & UK with platinum selling, Grammy award willing Rock Legend Jethro Tull!  This Grand Event is located at the El Nathan Christian Camp in Flagstaff, Arizona! However, events such as this can't take place without the help of Volunteers... in return for your service - you will get a free day's pass to enjoy the faire...

If interested in Volunteering for this wonderous event please feel free to contact anyone on the PEAKS Pride Board or Richard, via reply email or info@peakspride.org

www.peakspride.org
is set up to accept a PayPal donation. Since we fully expect to get certified by the IRS as a tax exempt organization in a matter of a few months, your donation will be tax deductible! If you require a receipt, just let us know and we'd be happy to send one out to you!
Additionally, by going to our website you can sign up to receive our newsletter, to be a volunteer or to become a board member! Upon our certification as a 501(c)3 organization, we will find the need to fill our database with even more volunteers for future and upcoming projects!
On behalf of the Board of Directors, we wish to thank you for your consideration of making a donation, signing up to be a volunteer and receiving our newsletter, or becoming a board member today!

March 27, 2009

PEAKS Pride officially became Incorporated in the State of Arizona as a Non-Profit Organization!  On this 27th day of March, the application for 501 (c) 3 status has officially gone in the mail to the Internal Revenue Service!  We expect to hear back within the next 60-90 days!

Our next board meeting, the 6th of April, we will finalize our participation in the Adopt an Avenue program here in Flagstaff!

January 31, 2008

On January 31,  PEAKS Pride submitted its Articles of Incorporation and request for Non-Profit status with the State of Arizona!  We expect to hear back from them within the next 30 days!

September 19, 2008

On September 19th PEAKS Pride learned that we had collected the most amount of food for the Northern Arizona Food Bank!  We are very proud of the fact that of the total of 1947 pounds of food collected, PEAKS Pride collected 1096 pounds! That represents 56% of the total amount of food collected by all organizations, including those with over 25 employees!  A heartfelt thank you goes out to all that helped us help those in need - here in Northern Arizona!  We also look forward to participating next year, and encourage other organizations to do so also!

August 11 to September 15, 2008

PEAKS Pride continues its efforts to collect food for the Northern Arizona Food Bank (NAFB) through September 15, 2008.  You can drop off your canned foods to Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast betweent the hours of 11am and 7pm.  You can reach Starlight Pines B/B at 928-527-1912 and/or go to their website at www.starlightpinesbb.com for directions!

July 1 to August 10, 2008

We plan to give tours of Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast, 3380 E. Lockett Road on Sunday, August 10, 2008 from Noon to 4pm. The suggested donation is 3 to 5 cans of food and/OR $10 per person. This event benefits the Northern Arizona Food Bank (NAFB) and the communities surrounding Flagstaff that they serve and provide meals for. Visit http://www.peakspride.orgPlease mark your calendars for the afternoon of Sunday, August 10, 2008 from Noon to 4pm to get a tour of Starlight Pines Bed and Breakfast and the opportunity to help those in need, especially during these potentially hard economic times.