Sheriff’s Office Deputies at Lake Havasu City ASU Criminal Justice Summer Camp.

MCSO PRESS RELEASE June 14, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies presented at the Lake Havasu City ASU Criminal Justice Summer Camp. 38 kids between the ages of 14-18 with future aspirations of a criminal justice career received information on boating safety, search and rescue techniques, and K9 handling. Most of these kids are first generation college students from Arizona, California, Nevada, and even Tennessee. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office would like to wish them well with their future career goals and would like to thank them for the opportunity to present our information.

Scam Alert

SCAM Alert – claiming to represent MHS, RVHS and LHS when they do not.

 It has been reported from Mohave HS that scam artists are claiming to represent MHS, RVHS and LHS when they do not.

They claim to be collecting funds for the schools athletics such as Cheer or Football. Information about the vendor has not yet been provided. However, if you can alert your fellow businesses, please let them know that if they receive such a solicitation, please try to get as much information as possible and then provide Lance Ross, Director, Public & Community Relations/Public Information Officer, Bullhead City Elementary School District #15 * Colorado River Union High School District #2, with specifics so that he may work with the Better Business Bureau. “We use sanctioned vendors, whether they’re local or national.” said Ross.

If you have any information regarding activity of this sort please do not hesitate to contact:

Lance Ross
Director, Public & Community Relations/Public Information Officer
Bullhead City Elementary School District #15 * Colorado River Union High School District #2
1004 Hancock Road * Bullhead City, AZ 86442
928-219-3012 (direct line)
928-758-3961, x-1412 (switchboard)

www.crsk12.org

lross@crsk12.org

Cruhsd Fieldhouse To Become “Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse”

Cruhsd Fieldhouse To Become ‘Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse’ In $625,000 Multi-Year Naming Agreement


BULLHEAD CITY – The Anderson Auto Group of Bullhead City, Kingman and Lake Havasu City has been awarded naming rights for the new voter-approved fieldhouse being built by the(CRUHSD).  The 125,000 square foot indoor arena, located at the southwest end of the Bullhead Parkway adjacent to the Mohave Crossroads Shopping Center, will be known as the “Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse.”

CRUHSD Superintendent Riley Frei made the announcement during Tuesday’s Bullhead City Council meeting.  The sponsorship is for $125,000 annually for five years, and is renewable after that.

“We’re extremely pleased to partner with a wonderful community-based and community-minded family business in Mohave County,” said School Superintendent Riley Frei.  “The District and Anderson Auto Group share the same vision for quality academics, and we look forward to this partnership continuing well into the future.”

Anderson Auto Group was selected following a competitive bidding and review process that included several major businesses in the Tri-State area.  It will also host a naming ceremony at the Fieldhouse site, 3663 Bullhead Parkway, on June 23.

“We are very excited and honored to be the naming rights partner for the all-new CRUHSD Fieldhouse,” said Anderson Auto Group owner Jason R. Anderson.  “This state of the art facility is a tremendous addition to this region of Arizona.  This will provide a sports and activities experience that is second to none.  We are a community minded organization and supporting this project with CRUHSD and the citizens of Bullhead City is something we wanted to be a part of.”

The public open house marking the naming rights will be held at the Fieldhouse construction site on Saturday, June 23, beginning at 8:30 am.  Virtual reality tours will show what the Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse will look like when completed, which is expected in the first quarter of next year.

Updated artist renderings and construction site photos are available on the current website, www.crsfieldhouse.com, which will soon transition to a new online address reflecting the Anderson sponsorship. The naming rights contract will be formally presented to the CRUHSD school board at its June 25 meeting.

Anderson Auto Group currently owns five dealerships in the Tri-state area: Anderson Ford in Bullhead City, Anderson Ford and Lincoln in Kingman, and Anderson Chrysler, Anderson Nissan and Anderson Toyota in Lake Havasu City.  It has had a presence in the region for 20 years, including two years in Bullhead City.

CRUHSD was created in 1989 and operates three public high schools: Mohave High, which opened in 1969 in Bullhead City, River Valley High, which opened in 1992 in Mohave Valley, and CRUHSD Academy in Bullhead City, now beginning its ninth year.  In addition to athletic facilities, the Anderson Auto Fieldhouse will also have classrooms for several CRUHSD career-technical and vocational educational programs.

Frei said that additional Fieldhouse sponsorships are being signed on a frequent basis.  A variety of levels are available through CRUHSD’s marketing partner, International Coliseums Company.  Contact information is posted on the Fieldhouse website.

Memorial Day Weekend Boating Statistics

 

MCSO PRESS RELEASE May 29, 2018

 

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office saw a sharp increase in boating traffic and boating related violations during the Memorial Day Weekend 2018. During the weekend, our Deputies made 9 Operating under the Influence arrest, one of which was investigated during a boat crash. This number is more than double from years past. Our deputies also made twice as many watercraft contacts as years prior. This is a direct sign of the increase in the boating traffic on Lake Havasu and the Colorado River. With this clear increase, we would like to remind boaters to Boat Safe, Boat Smart, Boat Sober, and Wear a Life Jacket!


The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety handled the following incidents during the 2018 Memorial Day Weekend on Lake Havasu and the Colorado River:

Boater Assists: 26
Disturbances: 1
Agency Assists: 4
Medical: 2
Non-Injury Boat Crash: 3
Injury Boat Crash: 0


The Division of Boating Safety also made the following Contacts:

Compliance / Safety Checks: 236
Operating Under The Influence Arrests: 9
Personal Flotation Device Violation Citations: 7
Transom, Bow Riding, Reckless Operation Criminal Citations: 19
Other Citations: 13
Boating Violation Warnings: 260

Aquarius Kicks off the Annual “Give for Kids” Campaign

Aquarius Kicks off the Annual “Give for Kids” Campaign by donating $10K to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River 

Aquarius Casino Resort kicked off the Boys & Girls Clubs “Give for Kids” Campaign by donating $10,000 to this annual event.

The “Give for Kids” annual campaign is one in which the Board of Directors reaches out to friends, family and business peers within the community asking them to consider making a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs.  Generated funds from this event are unrestricted and can be utilized for utilities, payroll, liability insurance, and general operating costs of doing business. The 2018 campaign goal has been set at $80,000.

Aquarius Casino Resort General Manager Sean Hammond presented Autumn Boyle-Robinson, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs, a check for $10,000 on April 20.

“We are so grateful for this amazing donation from Aquarius” Boyle-Robinson said. “This will truly kick off the “Give for Kids” campaign! We are serving more and more children every month and summer is our peak season.”

Hammond, who is also on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs, has challenged other organizations, businesses, and individuals within the Laughlin community to match the generous donation.

Aquarius has made this donation every year for the past 11 years in conjunction with the Golden Entertainment Community Connections.  Golden Entertainment Community Connections is made up of management and team members that give back to the community through volunteers and service projects.

“Whether it is one company giving $10,000,  a few companies giving a couple thousand dollars each, or 10,000 people giving $1 a piece, I challenge everyone in this community to help make a difference in the lives of our youth. Together we can change future.”

New Horizons Presents Lake Havasu City’s First Community Garden

The Lake Havasu Area Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony for New Horizons celebrating 25 years as a chamber member.

New Horizons has been providing service to people with disabilities for 45 years. It offers community integrated activity programs like Lake Havasu’s first Community Garden, built on land donated to New Horizons.

Attending the ceremony from left to right were Ashley Bartosiewicz, Claudia Gonzalez, John Federico, Lindsay Hughes, Dempsey Nail, B.J. Dye, Terry Delia – CEO, Paul Vaughn, John Blosl and Teri Jameson

Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center Opens Medical Specialty Clinic

Cardiologists, orthopedics specialists, neurologists and surgeons to share office space in town to ease access for residents

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center is announcing a new opportunity for collaboration with hospitals and physicians throughout the region to provide subspecialty care in the local community. This new access to advanced medicine for residents in Laughlin and Bullhead City is an extension of Sunrise Hospital’s longstanding commitment to treating thousands of Mohave County, AZ and Laughlin, NV acutely ill patients at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas.

“By bringing specialized medicine closer to your home, our goal is to augment the expert care provided by primary care physicians, specialists and hospitals in Mohave County and Laughlin while adding a higher level of convenience for local patients,” said Todd P. Sklamberg, CEO of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
The Advanced Medicine Center of Sunrise Hospital opened this spring offering patients local follow-up acute care. Advanced medicine services include cardiovascular services, orthopedics, neurosciences and surgical weight loss.

About Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital

As Nevada’s largest acute care facility and Level II Trauma Center, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center offers high quality, patient-centered healthcare to the residents of southern Nevada, its surrounding region and the millions of visitors that come to Las Vegas. Sunrise Hospital is now home to Nevada’s first and only Joint Commission Accredited Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Heart Center at Sunrise Hospital offers advanced cardiac care and features an Accredited Chest Pain Center. In addition to having the busiest Emergency Department in Nevada, Sunrise Hospital is also home to a County-designated STEMI receiving center.
Located on the same campus is Sunrise Children’s Hospital – Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital and home to the only pediatric open heart surgery program in the state. It features a 24/7/365, dedicated pediatric emergency department.

For more information on Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, visit sunrisehospital.com, follow us on Twitter @SunriseLasVegas and facebook.com/SunriseHospital.