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Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2010 12:00 am

Ahern shoots in competition at Rawhide

Ahwatukee Foothills resident Peggy Ahern loves to ride horses and shoot guns.

She is a member of Arizona Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association – The Old West Competing with Guns on Horseback. Cowboy Mounted Shooting, one of the fastest-growing equestrian sports in the nation, was founded in Arizona and represents the state’s Western heritage. The family-friendly sport consists of riders and shooters ranging from ages 12 up to 75. In this fast-action timed event using single-action revolvers with specially-prepared blank ammunition, riders shoot balloons set in a variety of patterns. The sport is spectator friendly with participants wearing period Western clothing.

Ahern will participate in a Cowboy Mounted Shooting competition starting at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass, 5700 W. North Loop Road, Chandler.

For more information, visit www.acmsa.com.

 

Hedeby earns lead role in 13

Valley Youth Theatre introduces Arizona to the new teenage musical 13, performing on stage now through Feb. 13 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St.

Ahwatukee Foothills resident Josh Hedeby plays the lead role of Evan Goldman.

When his parents get divorced and he’s forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year, but it’s easier said than done. The star quarterback is threatening to ruin his life and his only friend, Patrice, won’t talk to him. The school freak sees an opportunity for blackmail and someone is spreading the nastiest rumors.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets, $17 to $33, are available by calling the box office at (602) 252-8497 (discounts are available for groups of 20 or more).

 

Thorning becomes U.S. citizen

Ahwatukee Foothills resident Gerald Thorning took part in the Naturalization Ceremony Jan. 16 at the city of Chandler’s 15th Annual Multicultural event. Thorning previously lived in South Africa. He was one of nine others from various countries that became citizens of the United States during the ceremony.

 

Meuth graduates from Missouri S&T

Ryan James Meuth of Ahwatukee Foothills was one of approximately 600 candidates to receive a degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology, formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla, during commencement ceremonies Dec. 19. He received a master’s degree in computer engineering.

 

AFFAN makes quilts for charity

Ahwatukee Foothills Friends and Neighbors (AFFAN) is a women’s social network providing an atmosphere of friendliness, goodwill and helpful information for all members. Members also participate in cultural and educational endeavors and support chosen local charities.

The QTs (quilting group) engaged in a quilt-making project over the past year and presented 26 baby quilts to the club’s current charity, Crisis Nursery, at the January meeting.

For information on AFFAN, call Bev at (480) 460-1904, e-mail lichtyfam@cox.net or visit http://members.cox.net/affan_group.

 

Robertin in cast of Beauty IS a Beast

Burns-It-Up, a nonprofit organization in Chandler, will present its first production, Beauty IS a Beast, at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 at Hope Covenant Church, 1770 S. Dobson Road, Chandler.

The cast consists of children ages 6 to 16 from across the East Valley, including Ahwatukee Foothills resident Zachary Robertin.

Beauty might be beautiful on the outside, but she’s ugly on the inside – see what happens when her fairy godmother turns her inside out! Based on Shakespeare’s comedy, Taming of the Shrew, child actors bring this classic tale to life in a contemporary re-telling. 

Tickets, $8 general admission and $5 for children age five and under, are available at info@burnsitup.com or by calling (480) 332-7914. Proceeds will benefit relief efforts in Haiti and support the Chandler theater group. 

For more information, visit www.burnsitup.com.

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