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Special Interest Clubs

GVR Canine Club

Primary Contact: Jo Simpson
Secondary Contact: Barbara Wray
Purpose: The Canine Club is a social & resource club committed to supporting and educating members. Club activities focus on dog owner education, guest speakers, website resources, and fun activities. All GVR members are welcome whether you own a dog or not.
Membership: GVR Membership is required
Dues: $15/1 person- $20/household
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GVR Computer Club

Primary Contact: Mike Kearns
Secondary Contact: Eric Noyes
Club Telephone: 520.625.4508
Purpose: The GVR Computer Club provides assistance, exchange of information, on-site as well as Zoom classes/meetings, and on-site equipment to members of GVR who share an interest in PC and Mac computers, tablets, smartphones, and software.
Membership: GVR membership is required
Dues:  $25.00 Single, $35.00 Family
Hours: Monday-Friday – 8am-12pm
Located on the upper level next to the Photography Club at Santa Rita Springs Rec Center. Activities: Classes which include Zoom presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction that present the latest in technology. Mac and Windows machines are available for drop-in use to members. Regular forums are offered for questions and answers.
Mailing Address: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte, Green Valley, AZ 85614
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GVR Forum Club

Primary Contact: Les Bakke – 520.486.3336,
Purpose: To provide speakers and the verbal interchange of ideas on programs of interest and relevance to the members. We feature a wide variety of subjects discussed & presented by sometimes fascinating experts with dramatic Power Point slides.
Membership: Open to GVR members
Annual Dues: $2.00
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills)
Activities: Weekly presentations and question and answer sessions on a wide variety of topics.
Mailing Address: 2100 W. Calle Casas Lindas, Green Valley, AZ 85622
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GVR Meditation Club

Primary Contact: Pat 216.785.4770
Secondary Contact: Deb 509.262.4685
Metaphysical Contact: Deb 509.262.4685
Purpose: We provide information about meditation techniques from guest speakers and members’ experiences. There is also silent group meditation practice time. The metaphysical subgroup has informative teachings on a broad range of metaphysical topics.
Membership: Open to all GVR members
Meetings: Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm, Cottonwood Room
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas)
Dues: None

GVR Photography Club

Primary Contact: Kirk Hively 520.349.5593
Secondary Contact: Todd Taylor 520.310.6156
Club Telephone: 520.648.1315 during open hours
Purpose: The GVR Photography Club is one of the largest clubs of its kind in the U.S. with over 600 active members. Regardless of your skill level, you’ll have fun honing your skills in taking, editing, and presenting photos and videos. Share your photographic passion with others. Take FREE courses and join our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to get the most from your digital camera, smartphone, action camera, or drone. Learn the ins and outs of post-processing software. Use our state-of-the-art equipment to digitize and edit photos, slides, and videos. Go on Club Field Trips to practice your photographic skills. Exhibit your photos/videos at our Showtime and Travelogue events. Come make friends and photographs!
Membership: GVR Membership is required
Dues: $30/1 person – $40/2 in household
Club Hours:
Nov-Apr: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
May-Oct: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Activities: Classes, workshops, SIGs and presentations conducted in person or via Zoom on a wide variety of photo-related topics. Field trips to local and regional places of photographic interest. Opportunities to exhibit photos and multimedia presentations. Modern, fully-equipped Photo Lab to digitize your photos/videos, produce slide/video shows, create documentaries/multimedia stories, and more.
Location: 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte (Santa Rita Springs)
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GVR Travel Club

Primary Contact: Marcia Lickei – (520) 207-5584
Secondary Contact: Cindy Mc Cain – (360) 568-8886
Purpose: To share travel information and experiences
Membership: GVR membership required to join the club
Annual Dues: $5.00 per member
Location: 2980 S. Camino del Sol (Desert Hills Social Center)
All other events at 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas Social Center)
Activities: Slide and video presentations. Group discussions.

GVR Valley Players

Primary Contact: David Nielsen 520.222.3968
Secondary Contact: Lance Heise 520.354.8729
Purpose: To present live theater to Green Valley area residents and to provide an outlet for GVR members who are interested in all facets of theater.
Location: 565 W. Belltower Drive (Las Campanas)
Membership: Must be GVR member.
Annual Dues: $15.00 per person or $25.00 per couple:  Dues are waived once 80 or more in age
Meetings: The GVR Valley Players, a play/script reading club. Click HERE for more information and schedule.
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