Dog Haus marks anniversary on Monday

Dog Haus, known for its one-of-a-kind gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers and fried chicken sandwich, will celebrate its fourth anniversary in Yuma on Monday.

To commemorate the occasion, the restaurant will serve guests from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. a choice of seven chef-driven Haus Dog creations, which feature all beef handcrafted dogs and premium toppings – plus a pint of local craft beer – for $4 each.

After ordering at the counter, diners can gather around communal-style tables outfitted with bar stools or at cozier tables that span the perimeter of the 2,615 square-foot restaurant.

Dog Haus is located at 1651 S. 4th Ave. For more information, call 928-783-0967.

Arizona Board of Regents to talk about higher education on Thursday

November’s “Good Morning Yuma!” monthly breakfast, hosted by the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at the Pivot Point Conference Center, 200 N. Madison Ave. 

The Arizona Board of Regents will present the program, which will focus on higher education advancements. The event this month is sponsored by APS.

Attendees will also hear from local businesses and be introduced to new chamber members. About 184 guests are expected, so chamber members are encouraged to get there early to distribute their marketing materials.

The event is also an opportunity to meet and support other local businesses. All business professionals are encouraged to attend with business cards in hand.

The cost to attend is $25 and $15 for members. For more information, call the chamber at  928-782-2567.

Academy Mortgage hosts appreciation celebration on Thursday

Academy Mortgage, 1375 W. 16th St., Suite B, wants to thank the community for its support during its ninth annual Client Appreciation Celebration to be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday.

The celebration will feature dinner, drinks, desserts, music, inflatable jumpers, photo booth, door prizes and more. To RSVP, call 928-247-9089.

Western Arizona Citrus Seminar set for Nov. 20

The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cooperative Extension will hold a Western Arizona Citrus Seminar at 8 a.m. Nov. 20, at the Yuma Agriculture Center, 6425 W. 8th St. 

There is no charge to attend the seminar, and lunch will be included. Arizona and California continuing education units will be offered. 

The seminar will include an overview of the work being done by USDA APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Program, Arizona Department of Agriculture and the University of Arizona.

Dr. Glenn Wright, extension tree fruit specialist, will talk about the current and new scions for desert lemon production. Elene Stefanakos, manager of the Yuma County Pest Abatement District, will give an update.

Dr. Akif Eskalen, plant pathologist with the University of California Cooperative Extension, will share information on wood canker and rot diseases of citrus and management strategies. Dr. Jiahuai (Alex) Hu, assistant professor and extension specialist with the UArizona School of Plant Sciences in Tucson, will discuss research on citrus brown wood rot.

Dr. Bindu Poudel, extension plant pathologist and plant disease diagnostician, will talk about plant disease diagnosis and the Yuma Plant Health Clinic. Dr. Bill McCloskey, extension weed specialist with the UArizona School of Plant Sciences, will focus on herbicides, weeds and herbicide resistance in citrus production. Mark Abildgaard will introduce Agrinos Biologicals of Napa, California.

RSVP to Dr. Glenn Wright at 928-782-5876 or for an accurate lunch count.

Customer service, team building training on Tuesday

The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce will hold a free customer service and team building training for members this Tuesday and again on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Yuma County Library Main Branch, 2951 S. 21st Drive.

Members may choose one of two 90-minute sessions: Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m. in Rooms A-B (capacity 60 people) or Monday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in Room C (capacity 32 people).

To reserve a seat, email to or call 928-782-2567.

AWC to hold classes on QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook and conversations

The Arizona Western College is holding continuing education classes on QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook and Navigating Difficult Conversations in the AWC Downtown Center, 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive.

A QuickBooks 2015 intermediate class will take place Nov. 22. Microsoft Outlook Part 1 will be held Dec. 6, followed by Part 2 on Dec.13.

The above classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 115.

Navigating Difficult Conversations will be held Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 17.

The Quickbooks and Microsoft Outlook sessions are $129 each, and the Navigating Difficult Conversations session is $49. Price includes all class materials. Students who register for both parts of related classes will save 10%.

To register, call 928-317-7674 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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