Print without a wire at OV public library

The Oro Valley Public Library is now offering wireless printing, and it is the first library in Pima County to do so, a release said.

Library customers are able to send print jobs from a Windows laptop to a library printer. Library laptops, which can be borrowed for in-library use, will have printing capability.

A customer's personal Windows laptop can connect wirelessly to a library printer once temporary printing software is downloaded and installed.

The printing software is accessible from the library's webpage at

Girl Scout event this Sunday in Tucson

A free event for girls and their families is being hosted this Sunday, Aug. 16, by the Sahuaro Girl Scout Council.

Giveaways, fun activities, refreshments and information on how to get involved are part of the event from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Sahuaro Girl Scout Council Resource Center, 4300 E. Broadway, Tucson.

Girl Scouting is approaching its 100th anniversary, with a new approach to what girls do in Girl Scouting, how they do it, and how they will benefit, a release said.

The new Girl Scout leadership experience model engages girls in discovering themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make the world a better place. It begins with a definition of leadership that girls understand and believe in: a leader, girls say, is defined not only by the qualities and skills one has, but also by how those qualities and skills are used to make a difference in the world.

The new Girl Scout leadership experience identifies three "keys" to leadership:

• Discover: Girls understand themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore the world.

• Connect: Girls care about, inspire, and team with others locally and globally.

• Take action: Girls act to make the world a better place.

The Northwest has a small, vibrant Girl Scout community with girls as young as 5, Daisy Girl Scouts, to girls graduating from high school. This year, several Senior Girl Scouts earned their Gold Award, the highest honor achieved in Girl Scouting.

For more information on Girl Scouts in Southern Arizona, call Kristen Culliney or call 319-3170.

Fund-raiser for counseling service at Ritz Sept. 25

The first Tucson Business Connection charity golf classic is being held Friday, Sept. 25, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Dove Mountain.

Proceeds benefit Renewal Centers Counseling Service, a non-profit, faith-based counseling center.

Golf begins that Friday with 6:30 a.m. registration and continental breakfast, and 7:30 a.m. shotgun start in a four-person team scramble / best ball. Will Arnold of Trayers Insurance Group and Wayne Weld of are the hosts.

Sponsorships and players are needed. Player entries are $150 per individual, or $500 per foursome. Forms may be returned to TBC Golf Classic, attention Will Arnold, 9965 N. Desert Sky Road, Oro Valley, 85737.

More information is available at

Toscana opens annual student art show Aug. 29

Toscana Studio and Gallery in Oro Valley holds its annual student art show, with the opening Saturday, Aug. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The North Oracle Road gallery is showing the painting, sculpture and some mixed media pieces by its students.

"We have seen how the student's art can reflect the marriage of training and imagination, and we are delighted to be able to share these pieces with you," a release said.

Students are asked to bring their pieces to Toscana from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24-26. Each student can show two pieces. They are available to return home Sept. 14-16.

The opening is a pot luck event. "Please feel free to share your favorite dish with us," the release concluded.

For more information, call 520-575-1445, or e-mail

All-Oldsmobile show is Oct. 4; sponsors sought

The 17th annual All-Oldsmobile Show, a fund-raiser for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, is planned for Sunday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Emich Subaru Oldsmobile, 6020 E. Speedway Rd.

Classic Oldsmobiles are being displayed. Free food and beverages are part of the day, courtesy of Tom and Gary Emich.

For the last eight years, proceeds from the show have helped the Humane Society.

The Oldsmobile Club of Tucson car club is a non-profit, dues-free club that gives all its proceeds to charity. It asks for community support in the form of donations of merchandise or services to be used for door prizes. Sponsorships are being sought; call Jeff Levine, club events coordinator, at 297-5130, or e-mail

OV makes plans for pool safety awareness

The Town of Oro Valley is teaming with other Arizona cities and towns in marking August Drowning Impact Awareness Month.

In a proclamation read by Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis at the Aug. 5 council meeting, Oro Valley recognized the national effort to help reduce child drownings. Arizona is second in the nation for child deaths due to drowning.

Other activities during the month include:

• During the month of August, the Town of Oro Valley Building Safety department will offer free pool barrier safety inspections for all Oro Valley residents. To schedule, call 520-229-4800, press 8 to reach Building Safety and request to schedule a pool barrier inspection;

• Distribution of pool safety tips at the Oro Valley Public Library and at the pool at James D. Kriegh Park;

• You'll see purple ribbons at local hospitals, local fire departments, businesses, schools, and churches. More than 75,000 ribbons are expected to be distributed.

To learn more, visit the Phoenix Children's Hospital website at

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