Neighborhood Briefs

2013-03-03T00:00:00Z Neighborhood BriefsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 03, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Fashion show, auction to help cancer patients

Members of Welcome Wagon and Draper's & Damon's are having a fashion show, silent auction and luncheon at 11 a.m. March 19 at Skyline Country Club, 5200 N. St. Andrew's Drive.

All proceeds will be donated to the club's service project, Bag It!, which helps newly diagnosed cancer patients.

The cost of the luncheon is $27, with a choice of entrees - London broil, sea bass or vegetable Wellington.

The deadline to RSVP is Tuesday.

For reservations and more information, call Adrienne Knoll at 577-0474.

Roller Derby, Humane Society set dog wash

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Tucson Roller Derby are partnering for the fifth annual Tails and Ales Dog Wash.

Get your dirty pooch washed for $12, or $10 if you bring your own towels.

A $40 donation will get your pup to the front of the line, with nails clipped and ears cleaned.

All proceeds will go to the Humane Society and Tucson Roller Derby.

The event starts at 11 a.m. today at Barrio Brewing Co., 800 E. 16th St. It'll feature live music and food and drinks for sale.

Housing Center offers tax-preparation help

The Pima County Housing Center is offering help to low- and moderate-income individuals and families, preparing their 2012 federal and state income tax returns for free.

To qualify, the threshold for individual income is $25,000, and $51,000 for household income.

Be sure to bring the following items:

• Picture ID for taxpayer and spouse (if applicable).

• Original Social Security card for each family member.

• Proof of income, including W-2s and 1099 forms.

• Documentation of deductible expenses.

• Account and routing numbers of checking and savings accounts for direct deposit of refunds.

• Prior year tax return (if possible).

Trained volunteers are at the Housing Center, 801 W. Congress St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 13.

Go to unitedwaytucson.org/vita or call 624-2947 for more information.

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