Quick Reads: week of April 23

Code Talker Recognition Day April 23

2014 Hopi Code Talkers Recognition Day takes place April 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center in Kykotsmovi, Ariz. (1/4 mile south of Arizona State Highway 264).

The Hopi Tribe invites the community to pay tribute and recognize the Hopi Code Talkers and other Native American Code Talkers who served in WW I and WW II.

More information about lodging and reservations is available by contacting the Second Mesa Cultural Center at (928) 734-2401 or the Moenkopi Legacy Inn at (928) 283-4500.

More event information is available by contacting the Hopi Veterans Services at (928) 737-1834 or 1836 or by email at geno.talas@pa-angni.com.

Hopi Jr./Sr. High Summer Food Service begins June 2

The Hopi Jr./Sr. High School Summer Food Service program will begin June 2 through June 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hopi Jr./Sr. High School cafeteria. Meals will be served Monday through Thursday.

Meals are served to all children, ages 18 and under, without charge and are the same for children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability - there is no discrimination in the course of meal service.

More information is available by calling (928) 738-5111.

Navajo County to assist residents in obtaining birth certificates

Navajo County Public Health Services District can assist area residents with hospital born Arizona birth certificates. The health district can provide Arizona birth certificates for children born from 1950 to the present to eligible individuals or parents for $20. The health district is not able to assist with delayed birth certificates, adoptions, amendments or corrections to births occurring prior to 1997. Information about those issues is available from the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records.

The health district can only process birth certificates from the Holbrook office. In order to further assist area residents, the Vital Records Office travels to other locations. If the health district is able to process the birth certificate, it is mailed to residents from the Holbrook office.

More information is available by contacting Kendra at (928) 524-4750.

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