Vets music fest & benefit
Honoring Our Veterans Music Festival & Benefit will be held Feb. 19 at Holbrook Elks Lodge, 714 Hermosa Drive in Holbrook. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Hosts are James June & Ernest Tsosie. Sponsors are Asdza Shash Productions and Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Flagstaff.The entertainment lineup includes Amounting To Nothing, 5-5:30 p.m.; Dacia Kinsel, 5:45-6:15 p.m.; Rocking Horse, 6:30-7 p.m.; Lil Dre,’ 7:15-7:45 p.m.; James June/Ernest Tsosie, 8-8:45 p.m.; Yaiva, 9-9:45 p.m.; Night Breeze, 10-10:45 p.m.; and Coalition 11-11:45 p.m. Along with the music there will be a raffle of prizes and gear signed by and celebrities donated to raise money for the construction of the American Indian Veterans Memorial Fund, to honor our existing veterans and those who have passed. For more info on the AIVMF go to http://www.aivmo.org. Tickets are $8 a person in advance/$10 at the door the day of show. Advance tickets are sold at 815 E. Florida St, Holbrook, or call 623-693-1364 (Lloyd Albert) or 623-693-1365 (Karen Tsinnie).
Third annual REZ TECH
The third annual REZ TECH conference will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, March 18 at Tuba City High School Warrior Pavilion in Tuba City. This conference offers a day of professional presentations and discussions about innovative assistive technology and instructional technologies, practical applications and services available to individuals with disabilities. The theme is “Advocacy to Independence” and registration is free for individuals with disabilities. The deadline for presenters to call to reserve space has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31. To get more information or make a reservation, call Marilynn Freeman, assistive coordinator with Navajo Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services at 928-871-7935 or 1-866-341-9918 (toll-free).