Be a part of it
Drop In Co-Ed
Senior 55+ - Wednesdays
from 9:00 - 11:00 am
Adult 18+ - Tuesdays
from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Texas Hold 'Em - Wednesdays at 6 pm. Register by the Sunday before. Drop ins permitted. No fee to register. $10 buy in.
- Bingo - Check the Portal calendar for the next Bingo Night from 6 - 8 pm. 3 cards for $5. Bring a snack and win some cash prizes! Register at the front desk!
- Afternoon Games 1 to 3 pm - Mexican Train 1st & 3rd Friday; Bridge 2nd & 4th Monday; Bunco 1st & 3rd Wednesday; Dominoes 1st & 3rd Wednesday; Hand & Foot every Monday. FREE!
The Florence Police Department is offering a FREE unique apportunity for Florence residents to take an inside look at law enforcement, and specifically, how the Florence Police Department operates.
The Citizen Academy gives participants an extraordinary chance to learn hands-on about police operation, communications, crime scene investigations, use of canines and much more!
Participants must be 18 years of age
Residents of the Town of Florence (Winter Visitors are Welcome)
Able to attend a 8 week program September 21st - November 16th 2016; (6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
Submit to a background check
Applications can be obtained at the Florence Police Department - Records section (425 N. Pinal St., Florence, AZ). APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 19th 2016
For further information contact:
Sgt. D. Campbell
The Florence Police Department in conjunction with the Arizona Governor's Office has placed a
Med-Return Drug Disposal Kiosk in the lobby of the Anthem Fire and Police Sub-Station
The following items may be deposited for disposal in the kiosk:
Medicines for pets
The following items shall not be deposited in the kiosk:
Businesses and Clinics shall not make deposits
Ointments, Lotions, Liquids
If you have concerns or questions, you may contact the Florence Police Department
at (520) 868-7681.
Registration Now Open for Before and After the Bell Program
The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is offering its popular, Before and After the Bell program at Florence K-8 and Anthem K-8. Students from kindergarten to 6th grade can participate each day in exercise time, homework assistance, games, crafts and more both before and after school.
The program at the Anthem K-8 School is held Monday through Friday from January 5 through May 28. Before the Bell is held from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and After the Bell is from 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
The program at the Florence K-8 School is in classrooms #13 and #14, Monday through Friday, from January 5 through May 28. Before the Bell is held from 6:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and After the Bell is held from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Registrations are now accepted for this program. Register at the Florence Parks and Recreation Department, located at 132 N. Bailey Street, or online at florenceaz.gov/parks. The fee must be paid prior to attending the program.
For more information, contact Megan Padilla at (520) 868-7589.
SUPPORT OUR POLICE IN A MYRIAD OF WAYS
Whatever your interests and expertise, the Volunteers in Police Service can match you to a worthwhile activity you can enjoy, while making a significant contribution to your community.
Our members serve as patrol officers, administrative support, computer operators, event patrol, traffic and accident response, search participants, victim support services, and many other worthwhile positions.
Come join us!!
FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT
FLORENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER
SGT. SCOTT MORRIS
Remember to Call to Schedule Your Bulk Trash Pick-Up
The Town of Florence is asking for your help with the placement of bulk trash. New rules for the placement of bulk trash were recently updated that will help to minimize the clutter in our neighborhoods and enhance the bulk trash services that the Florence residents receive.
Effective January 1, 2014, all Florence residents must call to schedule their bulk trash pick-up. Residents can simply call (520) 868-7677 and provide the Town with the address of the pick-up. Please call no later than 24 hours in advance of the pick-up. If no call is made to the Town to schedule the pick-up of the bulk trash, then the bulk trash will not be picked-up.
Any loose items (leaves, weeds, limbs, etc) must be bagged, boxed, or bundled. Loose items cannot be placed on the ground. Tree limbs must be cut in lengths of 4 feet and bundled. Larger items can be placed on the ground for pick-up. All items should be organized in a way that allows the people responsible for picking up the bulk trash to easily grab the materials and move on to the next pick-up. If loose items are not properly bagged, boxed or bundled, then the bulk trash will not be picked up.
Bulk trash can only be placed out 48 hours in advance of the scheduled service. When residents wait to place out their bulk trash items to two days before the bulk trash is picked up, it minimizes the clutter in our neighborhoods. If bulk trash is placed out too early, then the Town may issue a fine.
Bulk trash is picked up once a month for every Town resident with an active trash account. Bulk trash is picked-up on the first Wednesday of every month in the Florence Core and Florence Gardens areas. Bulk trash is picked-up on the second Wednesday of each month in the Anthem area.
For questions about your trash, recycling or bulk trash services, or to schedule a bulk trash pick-up, please call the Town of Florence at (520) 868-7677. More information is available on the Town’s website at florenceaz.gov/trash.
APS Transformer Clearance Requirements
On several recent occasions, APS personnel have encountered situations where there are landscaped bushes placed directly in front of the APS transformers. This situation prevents APS from being able to open the transformer, it delays the restoration of service and creates a safety hazard for APS employees. Please note there are transformer clearance specifications that need to be adhered to.
APS has informed the Association that in the future, if landscaping prevents them from opening their equipment or working safely, APS will have to remove the barrier and will not compensate the homeowner or replace the item.
For more information on APS equipment clearance requirements, you may also visit http://www.aps.com/main/services/construction/corner/corner_38.html
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Benefit for AMR Homeowners - Troon Card
As a benefit of Troon managing Poston Butte Golf Club, homeowners in Anthem at Merrill Ranch are eligible to receive a 2016 Arizona Troon Twosome Card. This card enables you and a guest to play at participating Troon-managed courses in Arizona for up to 50% off of the posted rates! Additionally, each Troon Twosome Cardholder will receive a one-time 2-for-1 offer at each of the participating Arizona facilities at the Troon Card rate! Every Troon Twosome Card holder is automatically enrolled in Troon Rewards, our premier frequent golfer program. This $600 value is currently available free of charge to homeowners in Anthem at Merrill Ranch. Limit one complimentary 2016 Arizona Troon Twosome Card per home. Please sign-up for your card in the Poston Butte Golf Shop.
Troon Rewards is the fastest way to earn free rounds of golf at participating Troon facilities. Earn one point for every dollar you spend on your own golf fees and merchandise in the golf shop at participating, daily-fee facilities. For every 500 points you collect, you will earn a certificate towards a free round of golf. Depending on the time of year, some facilities may require multiple certificates per round. The Troon Rewards program is free to sign-up for all players. Please sign up for Troon Rewards in the Poston Butte Golf Shop.
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Help Make Your Neighborhood Safer by Reporting Streetlight Outages
Have you noticed a streetlight outage in your neighborhood? You can help to get this repaired quickly by contacting APS through their toll free phone number. Simply call (800) 253-9407 and press 5 to talk to an APS representative. APS asks that you provide either a pole number (found on the streetlight) or a street address so they can identify the streetlight that needs repair.
The Town of Florence Public Works Department and APS regularly scan the neighborhoods for streetlight outages. However, assistance from members of the community will decrease the number of burnt out streetlights and help to make our neighborhoods safer.