🌱 Yuma Literacy Workshop For Non-Parental Caregivers + Sludge Pipes

Good morning Yuma! I’m Danielle Fallon and I’ll be your new source for all the events, news, and general happenings in your town. Here is everything you need to know today in five minutes or less.

First, today’s weather:

Hazy sun. High: 86 Low: 54.

Here are the top three stories in Yuma today:

  1. The Yuma County Library District will be hosting a literacy workshop for non-parental caregivers on Wednesday. The workshop will be hands-on focusing on early literacy skills and how to teach them to children. Each participant will be provided with a ‘goodie bag’ containing some tools that can enhance literacy learning at home. (Fronteras)
  2. A federal plan by the Department of the Interior will be spending $27 million on replacing sludge pipes near Yuma. The plan is part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law enhancing water infrastructure for areas impacted by drought. The funding was announced on Monday by the Biden administration. (patch)
  3. A man convicted of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the Superior Court of Arizona, Yuma County in 2006 has pleaded guilty to illegally re-entering the United States. Miguel Rodriguez-Chavez, 38, was reportedly removed from the United States on five separate occasions. He will remain in the custody of the US Marshals Service until he is sentenced. (Nwestiowa.com)

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  • The final concert of the season for the Yuma Civic Orchestra and Strong Ambassadors will be on May 14 at 6:30 pm The concert will be at the Historic Yuma Theatre. Click here for tickets. (Facebook)
  • The Humane Society of Yuma shares the new forever homes made possible through the Bissell Pet Foundation. This is just the first week of the “Empty the Shelters” event! (Facebook)
  • The Yuma Police Department reminds the community to drive safely during its ongoing traffic safety program. This week’s targeted roadway will be 8th Avenue. (Facebook)

You’re all caught up for today! I’ll be in your inbox tomorrow with your next update.

Danielle Fallon

About me: Danielle Fallon is a senior writer with content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.

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