The Lake Havasu Area Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Mohave County Sheriff’s K-9 Foundation celebrating its One Year Anniversary. The Foundations Mission is to provide financial support for Mohave County Sheriff’s K-9s. A nine-member board promotes policy and community relations. There are currently four active duty K-9s.
Attending the ceremony from left to right were Mike Schuler, Janis Young, Undersheriff Ed Trafecanty, Ginnie Howardson, Fred Young, Karen Pangus, Cheri Ahlemeir and Kathy Baume
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS &SUITES® – NOW OPEN IN LAKE HAVASU CITY
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Havasu – London Bridge September 7, 2018 – The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Havasu-London Bridge excitedly welcomed the first guests on Friday, September 7, 2018. The vibrant property offers 96 guest rooms and sits right next to the world-famous London Bridge with unbeatable views of Lake Havasu.
“We are excited to introduce the Holiday Inn Express & Suites brand to the Lake Havasu area,” said Mark Hanscom, General Manager. “Guests will love our modern décor, state of the art amenities and most of all our above and beyond customer service.”
The new Holiday Inn Express is the perfect place to stay when enjoying all the adventure Lake Havasu City has to offer. Located just steps away from restaurants, shops, water sports rentals and entertainment venues. Wake up to the complimentary Express Start breakfast bar, spend the day hanging by the outdoor pool or stay at the state-of-the-art fitness center. A 330 square foot meeting space is also available for our business travelers.
Guests can relax in style in one of the contemporary guest rooms featuring a 49″ television, microwave, mini refrigerator and complimentary Wi-Fi. Request a premium top floor room with an unbeatable view of the lake and mountains. Whether you are coming to town for business or pleasure, the friendly service and complimentary amenities will ensure your visit is memorable.
Part of the IHG family of hotels, all guests earn IHG reward points during their stay.
About the Holiday Inn Express® brand
Holiday Inn Express® hotels are modern hotels for value-oriented travelers. Fresh, clean and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers. Guests Stay Smart® at Holiday Inn Express hotels where they enjoy a free hot Express Start™ breakfast bar with new healthier offerings, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone calls (U.S. and Canada only). There are currently over 2,400 Holiday Inn Express hotel locations around the globe. For more information about Holiday Inn Express hotels or to book reservations, visit www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress . Find us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/hiexpress or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnexpress.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and the commanding officer of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Cmdr. Micah Murphy, released statements Aug. 25 on the death of Senator and Navy veteran John S. McCain III who died Aug. 25 at age 81.
Statement by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer:
“Today, the Navy and Marine Corps team lost a friend and one of our own when Senator John McCain passed.
“From the Naval Academy to flight school and throughout his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, McCain displayed unfailing honor and duty to country. If that was the end of his service, he would still be renowned as a hero, but McCain’s desire to serve didn’t stop when his uniform came off. He continued to serve as a representative and senator from Arizona. Throughout his life, McCain never ceased serving our nation or fighting for what he believed.
“My heartfelt condolences go out to the McCain family, their friends and loved ones. Everyone on the Navy and Marine Corps team shares this loss with all who had the fortune of knowing Sen. John McCain.”
Statement by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson:
“The nation has lost a great patriot and warrior. Whenever we were in a tough spot, we knew Sen. McCain would be on our side with his characteristic toughness and integrity. The U.S. Navy mourns the loss of a true shipmate. Our prayers go with him and to his family, that they find consolation. May Sen. John McCain, who never flinched from a worthy fight, rest in a well-deserved peace.”
Statement by USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) commanding officer Cmdr. Micah Murphy:
“On behalf of the crew of USS John S. McCain, I offer our support and prayers to the McCain family, our gratitude to the senator for his years of service to our nation, and a heartfelt traditional Navy sendoff: ‘Fair winds and following seas.’ It is an honor to have our mighty warship carry on your name and continue your legacy.”
DDG-56’s name honors three generations of dedicated service to the Navy and nation. Sen. McCain’s father, Adm. John S. McCain, Jr. served as U.S. Pacific Command commander. Sen. McCain’s grandfather, Adm. John S. McCain was a distinguished World War II carrier task force commander.
Sen. McCain continued this proud legacy as a naval aviator during the Vietnam War. As a prisoner of war, he endured more than five years of captivity, representing America honorably and selflessly.
After retiring from the Navy, he continued national service in Congress, first as a representative and later as a senator from Arizona. Sen. McCain took an active interest in the destroyer and its crew, including a visit to the ship during a port visit to Cam Ranh International Port in Vietnam on June 2, 2017. The ship had visited ports in Vietnam several times before over the years in honor of the McCain legacy.
“Good Sunday Show” Ten Year Anniversary Show
Images Above: Roger Galloway, Dave Selby, Joe Esposito, and Shadoe Stevens
This very special 10th Anniversary “Good Sunday Show” includes interviews with David Selby the star of Falcon Crest, Joe Esposito best friend of Elvis Presley and special introductions by Shadoe Stevens
Join Roger Galloway as he host “Good Sunday Show” every Sunday from 6 AM – 7 AM
Our 9/11 Rededication Ceremony Committee is preparing for this year’s event.
Please join us on 9/11/2018 as we remember those who lost their lives when terrorists attacked our country on September 11, 2001…a day we must never forget!
Aquarius Team Members Raise $48,406 For River Fund, Inc.
LAUGHLIN, NEVADA July 23, 2018
Aquarius Casino Resort Team Members raise $48,406 for River Fund, Inc. for the 2018/2019 campaign.
River Fund, Inc. is a local non-profit agency that provides direct emergency and crisis services for individuals and families in the Tri-State area. Team members choose to either contribute through payroll deductions or by making a one-time contribution. Since River Fund was established in June of 2010, River Fund, along with the help of Aquarius employees, have now surpassed 1.87 Million dollars in assistance that has impacted more than 65,000 lives. The funds are used to support many non-profit agencies to assisting individuals with utility bills, medical care and much more.
“The River Fund is very excited to once again have the support of the staff and management of the Aquarius for the upcoming 2018/2019 campaign year.” said Executive Director Mike Conner. Through donations by employees from their paychecks, as well as variety of fund raiser proceeds such as employee rummage sales, the Aquarius has always led the way in supporting the community through the River Fund.”
Another part of River Fund, is the River Fund Employee Donor Crisis Fund. This fund has provided over $13,117 in assistance to 85 Tri-State employees.
“Aquarius Casino Resort has the best team members, who enjoy helping in every way possible.” said Aquarius General Manager Sean Hammond. “And what better cause than our local River Fund!”
About Aquarius Casino Resort:
Aquarius Casino Resort is the largest 24-hour gaming resort in Laughlin providing 1,906 rooms and suites and a 57,000-square-foot casino offering 1,250 state-of-the-art slot machines, the widest variety of favorite table games, and an all new non-smoking race and sportsbook. The Aquarius Casino Resort offers multiple amenities including restaurants to serve every taste from fine dining to casual dining – For more information, please call (800) 662-5825 or (702) 298-5111. For further information visit www.AquariusCasinoResort.com and check out the Special Offers.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – resort and casino operations and distributed gaming. The Company operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs approximately 7,000 team members. Golden Entertainment owns eight casino resorts – seven in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at nearly 1,000 locations and owns nearly 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. The Company is licensed in Illinois to operate video gaming terminals. Golden Entertainment is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio by leveraging its scale, leadership position and proven management capabilities across its two divisions. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
Leadership Lake Havasu
Leadership Lake Havasu is currently accepting applications for the 2018/2019 program. Interested candidates must complete an application, and will be scheduled for an interview during the program Orientation in August.
Leadership Lake Havasu selects 30 talented and emerging leaders for a 9-month community immersion experience. The class gains insight, inspiration and valuable knowledge while building strong relationships with each other and a broad network of community leaders.
Graduates often see beyond their own spheres of influence to the broader needs of the community and are empowered to heighten their efforts to make Lake Havasu City even better.
Our graduates mark it among the most significant learning experiences of their professional life; and join our vibrant and active alumni with a richer perspective of community leadership.
The program runs from September through May, and the class spends one day per month exploring ideas, learning about our assets, and building strong relationships throughout the Havasu area. The class will also plan, organize and execute a fundraiser to be held in the month of April.
Leadership Lake Havasu is a signature program of the Lake Havasu Chamber Foundation for Education and Leadership.
Tuition is $675 for Chamber members and $925 for non-members. Partial scholarships may be available on a limited basis. Applications are available online at www.havasuchamber.com and are due by July 31.
A new video featuring the top three officials in the Mohave County Sheriff’s office has gone viral on social media. Sheriff Doug Schuster takes the lead role in lip-syncing Johnny Horton’s Battle of New Orleans song released in 1959.
With toilet plungers stuffed over the nozzles of their rifles, Chief Sheriff’s deputy Dean McKie and Undersheriff Ed Trafecanty join Sheriff Schuster in a lip-sync video performance that runs a little more than three minutes.
“Believe it or not, looking at our stellar dance moves there was no choreographed movement whatsoever. It was completely contemporaneous,” the Sheriff said.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said the “lip-synch challenge” videos featuring law enforcement officers are popping up all across the country. She says there’s no fundraising associated and that it’s just officers of different ranks from different agencies enjoying some good natured fun.
Schuster said the video drew 2-million views in the first 16 hours it was posted.
“It’s crazy. I’ve got family back east. I’ve got people calling me from all over the place,” Schuster said. “It’s refreshing to know and shocking to see how many people viewed that little video.”
Mortensen said some of the agencies that make the videos challenges other agencies to do the same. And Sheriff Schuster has laid down the gauntlet challenging heads of other local law enforcement agencies to get their creative juices flowing.
Schuster said he has high expectations for his former high school pal, Bullhead City police Chief Brian Williamson. “He actually has a tremendous sense of humor so if he picks the right song I see him turning out a very cool product,” Schuster said.
Deputy Kingman police chief Rusty Cooper said he enjoyed the Sheriff’s trio and credited them with a job well done.
“I was awfully entertained by it,” said Kingman DPS commander Jamie Clark said of the video. “I don’t know that we’ll do one, but we’ll wait and see.”
“We enjoyed it. It was actually a lot of fun. And what I like about it is that it shows the other side of the department,” Schuster said. “We have changed the culture at the sheriff’s office. We’re all about interacting with the public and this was great because it shows the average person that we’re just people. We’re trying to do the best job we can but we like to have fun too. It’s a win-win for us.”
Governor Doug Ducey will be a guest on Speak Out 2.0 today at Noon right after the Fox News. Join Paul LaVoie today for Speak Out 2.0 on KNTR Talk 106.3 FM and to call the show (702) 298-1063.