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Community Announcements
Welcome to the Grand Canyon Community News email for April 4th. Our goal is to combine all Grand Canyon area Activities, Events, Meetings, Volunteer Opportunities in one newsletter and send it out weekly - sorry I have been traveling a lot but this is my goal. If you have something to contribute please click the links below.
Tax Assistance - Grand Canyon Recreation Center
Need help with your taxes?  Come by the Grand Canyon Recreation Center on Sat Apr 6th from 10 am - 7 pm or on Sunday 7th 8 am - 5 pm in Computer lab.
Grand Canyon School This year's Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., in the Grand Canyon School Multi-purpose Room. The goal of the event is to provide an opportunity for Grand Canyon High School students to talk to people from various businesses and organizations in the local community, learn what jobs (paid or volunteer) are available this summer, or even during the school year, and to receive application materials for positions of interest.

Even if you don't currently have any jobs available, please consider attending as this event provides a valuable opportunity for students to learn what different careers are available in the with the National Park Service, the park's concessionaires, and other community businesses.

Andy Pearce

Environmental Education Specialist
Grand Canyon National Park
P.O. Box 129, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
Ph: 928-638-7662

Alrbright Training Center is looking for part-time housekeepers (24 hrs per week) Please contact John Gregory at 928-638-7048 for more information.
Old Cars needed for Fire Training: Need to get rid of a useless car? You can donate them to the fire department for training. If you do please contact Ray or Greg at 928-648-3473 Thank you in advance.
We have added a lot to our Google Calendar so please take a look here.  
I have a community announcement
Community Event
Apr 5th 7 pm Movie Night Aquaman
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 11th 1:30 - 2:30 pm Grand Canyon Become the Expert at Big E Steakhouse
Grand Canyon Chamber & NPS
Apr 12th 5:30 - 7:00 Grand Canyon Chamber Networking Mixer / Grand Opening at The Chicken Kitchen
Apr 12th 7 pm Movie Night Bumblebee
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 13th 6 pm Chess Tournament
Grand Canyon Recreation
 Apr 13th 6 pm Karaoke
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 15th 7 pm Game of Thrones S8 Ep 1
Grand Canyon Recreation
Mar 16th 9:00 am CPR/AED Class $25
Tusayan Fire Department email: to register
Apr 18th 7 pm Jam Session
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 17th - 12 pm and 1:45 pm free rides to Tusayan Food Bank
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 19th 7 pm Movie Night Homes and Watson
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 20th 7:30 am - 9:30 am Annual Pancake Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt - Grand Canyon School
Kaibab Learning Center & Grand Canyon Rotary
Apr 20th 9:00 am CPR/AED Class
Tusayan Fire Dept $25
Apr 20th 10 am - 2 pm Earth Day Main Visitor Center 
Apr 21st 5:30 am Easter Sunrise Service at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon Mather Point Overlook
Grand Canyon Community Church & Grand Canyon Baptist Church
Apr 21st 10:00 am Mid-Morning Easter Service at the Shrine of the Ages
Grand Canyon Community Church & Grand Canyon Baptist Church
Apr 22nd 7 pm Game of Thrones S8 Ep 2
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 25th 6 pm Volleyball
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 26th 7 pm Movie Night Glass
Grand Canyon Recreation
Apr 29th 7 pm Game of Thrones S8 Ep 3
Grand Canyon Recreation
May 18th 5 pm - 9 pm Rotary Sunset Dinner
Moqui Cookout - Music by Exit 64
I have a community event
Organized Activities
The Challenger Sport British Soccer Camp will be back June 3rd - June 7th. Click here for more info.
Grand Canyon Community Choir
Tuesdays 7 pm
Grand Canyon Recreation Center
Kids Free Movement Dance Mondays 4:30 pm ages 5 - 9 fees apply Grand Canyon Recreation
Kids Hip Hop Tuesdays 4:30 pm  Ages 10+ fees apply Grand Canyon Recreation
Kid's Tumbling Wednesdays 3:30 pm fees apply
Grand Canyon Recreation 
email Michelle  or call 480-760-1414
Girls on the Run - Grades 3rd - 5th Mon/Wed 4 pm - 5:30 pm.  Grades 6th - 8th Tue/Thur 4 pm - 5:30 pm.  Contact
English Classes
Tusayan Town Hall
Mondays and Tuesdays 6-7 pm
Playgroup for kids & parents
Grand Canyon Rec Center
Mondays 10 am - 12 pm
Bible Study and small group discussion
Mondays 7 pm Canyon Plaza Hotel Atrium sponsored by: The Grand Canyon Community Church
I host an organized activity
Community Meetings
Grand Canyon Rotary is doing good things. Interested in learning more we meet weekly on Wednesday's from 12:10 - 1:10 pm at Big E Steakhouse. Please join us or call Laura for more information at 520-329-1889.
Grand Canyon AA
Grand Canyon chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous meet three times a week at the South Rim please contact Nate via text at 513-518-0847.
I host a community meeting
Field Trips
Grand Canyon Recreation Center
Apr 10th  - Flagstaff Shopping $18
Apr 11th - Sedona Hiking $23
Apr 14th - Prescott Smoki Museum Contemporary Native American ARt Festival $28
Apr 16th - Flagstaff Shopping $18
Apr 23th - Slide Rock $23
Apr 25th - Flagstaff Shopping $18
Apr 29th - Bearizona & Williams Shopping $10
You must sign up in person at Grand Canyon Recreation Center

I host a field trip / outing

Keep Fit
Grand Canyon Recreation Center
Sun 5 pm - 9 pm Open Gym at GC School 
I host keep fit activities
Volunteers/Donations Needed
Grand Canyon PTA
Interested in getting more involved at the school? Contact Cherie Benefield email or call 928-310-8289.   All are welcome - door prizes for members.  Hope to see you there!

CASA of Coconino County is looking for volunteers to be matched with a foster care child.
• Be the eyes and ears of the judge for a child.
• Spend time being aware of administrative happenings in a foster child’s life.
• Be another caring adult in a foster child’s life.

Felicia Bicknell
CASA Recruitment and Training Coordinator
CASA of Coconino County


Tusayan Fire Department
We are seeking people with a strong desire to learn and eventually commit to one night a week.  Send anybody you think would be a good candidate to the TFD or have them call 638-FIRE. 
Coconino Community College
Coconino Communtiy College is also looking for Part-Time Faculty to teach classes here at the Grand Canyon.  They are partnering with the Grand Canyon Chamber, Town of Tusayan, National Park Service and other local businesses to broaden the local educational opportunities with on-site programs.  They want to employ local part-time faculty where possible to help supplement local incomes and provide opportunities to do something new.  If you are interested in a part-time faculty position please click here  to fill out an application.

Box-Tops wanted! Here is an easy way to help our local school - check those boxtops - the school earns $0.10 cash per boxtop. Check your tops clip them and turn them in asap!

Amazon Smile
Do you shop Easily switch to and support local Grand Canyon organizations.
Shop like you always do but check out through and a portion of your purchase price goes directly to your charity of choice.  To pick your charity search  zip code 86023, and select from multiple local groups such as Grand Canyon PTA, Kaibab Learning Center, or Grand Canyon Association as your charity of choice. SHOP AS NORMAL! Same prices, same policies, same Amazon, no extra money from you! Use this all the time, and help your local community!
I need volunteers
Community Resources
FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET and CHROMEBOOK USE at Tusayan Town Hall every Friday morning from 9am-1pm. Students and local residents welcome! Schoolwork or personal use. Assistance provided by Grand Canyon School staff members. Drop-ins are welcome! Come and take advantage of speedy internet! Contact for details. Please see the GC School calendar for open/close dates.
Victim Witness Services are now located at the Canyon.
• Orders of Protection
• Financial Assistance
• Pre-restitution
• Pets too – temporary housing for pets
Contact: Bethany Larsen, Grand Canyon Victim Advocate, Victim Witness Services 928.864.9791
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCCY) is here to support the health and welfare of children.
Child Abuse Prevention Conference
• April 18th @ Little America, Flagstaff
• Scholarships available
Frank Moraga
Parent & Community Outreach Coordinator
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth
SNAP Program - Do you need help buying food?

We have been working hard to bring a SNAP program to the Grand Canyon area. We hope to have more information soon but if you want to see if you may qualify see below.

Your household must meet certain requirements to be eligible for SNAP and receive benefits. If your State agency determines that you are eligible to receive SNAP benefits, you will receive benefits back to the date you submitted your application.

To see if you might be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, visit our pre-screening tool.

Note: The FNS SNAP pre-screening eligibility tool is an interactive site with general information about eligibility requirements and how benefits are determined. Sharing your information in that form does not mean you filed an application for benefits. You will still need to submit an application through your State SNAP agency or local SNAP office.

Head Start
Grand Canyon Head Start is accepting applications for childrren from the ages of 3 to 5 years old.
Tusayan Neighborhood Watch
Want to learn about what's happening in our neighborhood.  Program will start up again in the spring.
Suicide Prevention Training
Perri Spreiser is available to come talk with small groups about suicide prevention.  Her training is 20-30 minutes.  She has been presenting this course over the last year with different NPS groups but is now opening it up to the community.  If you would like to schedule a training with your staff please contact Perri at 928-638-7834 or email
Justice Court Services 
Tuesdays Tusayan Town Hall
Did you know you can have your day in court right in Tusayan?  1st Tuesday of the month the Judge comes to Tusayan to hear cases.  The other Tuesday's court can be conducted via video conferencing.  
Scholarships Available 
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club would like to encourage all High School Graduates who have a dream of going to a Vocational School to consider applying for a grant from the Rotary Vocational Fund of Arizona.  This grant is designed for low income people who want to improve their employment opportunities. Grants range from $850 - $3000.  For specific information and to apply visit
North Country HealthCare
Health Benefits Enrollment
2nd Monday of every month at North Country Health Care in the Grand Canyon.
Get Free application assistance with AHCCS, KidsCare, Health Insurance Marketplace, SNAP (formerly know as Food Stamps), Veterans Programs  Call 928-638-2551 for a free appointment.
North Country HealthCare
Services Available
Physical Therapy 
Telemedicine appointments
Call 928-638-2551 for more information
Grand Canyon Community Church 
has a canned food bank for families in need.  Please contact Mike Scott at 207-229-1228 if you are in need of assistance.
St Mary's Food Bank
Apr 17th 12 pm - 3 pm
Please bring photo ID. Pick up location parking lot next to the new Chicken Kitchen in Tusayan.(same spot)  If you live in the Grand Canyon and need a ride the Rec Center is offering rides at 12 pm and 1:45 pm.  If you are in need of food at other times please contact Sandi at 928 266-2604.  She can also deliver if you can't make the day/time.
I offer a resource to our community
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