269 South Candy Lane, Cottonwood Arizona 86326
Since its beginnings as an outpatient clinic in 1939, Verde Valley Medical Center has evolved into a technologically advanced 99-bed hospital serving the Verde Valley, Sedona
and other Coconino and Yavapai county cities and towns.
VVMC is licensed by Medicare, the State of Arizona, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). They are a member of Northern Arizona Healthcare.
There are more than 60 physicians on active medical staff, comprising 20 medical specialties.
Situated on a 40-acre campus, VVMC completed a $25 million expansion in 1999 that essentially gave the community a new hospital. The expansion allowed VVMC to open a state-of-the-art heart catheterization lab and cardiopulmonary gymnasium, while expanding other departments, including the Critical Care unit, Transcare unit, Surgery, Special Procedures, Cardiopulmonary, Obstetrics and Medical Imaging.
(Cottonwood) Verde Valley Medical Center
(Prescott) Yavapai Regional Medical Center
10/17 Coming to The Cottonwood area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.
St. George Feast of the Middle East Phoenix AZ October4-6 Enjoy Kibbee,(Ground Meat and Burghul Mixture)that is virtually the national dish of any Middle Eastern country, very lean beef or lamb are finely ground and mixed with cracked wheat and spices, then baked in olive oil. Also Shish Kabobs and Chicken Shawarma. Watch the St George Dancers.
Arizona Exposition & State Fair Phoenix AZ October11-November3 The Arizona Expo and State Fair is held every year. Events include the All-Indian Rodeo, motorized events, animal displays and competition, cooking contests, youth activities, and competitive entries. There is also an annual concert schedule that is announced prior to the fair. Exhibition buildings and grounds include the Agriculture Center, Arizona Plaza Building, Avenue of Flags, Cattle Barns, Exhibit Building, Grandstand-Arena, Hacienda Home Arts Center, Wesley Bolin Building, and the Party Gras.