Chat with the CEO
Casa Paloma II on Tuesday, March 21, 8:30-10am
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 The 2023 Board of Directors election continues for 6 more days. As of day seventeen, 2457 (19.1%) of members have voted. Access online voting from the homepage at or click HERE. Having trouble? Contact GVR Administrative Supervisor Nanci Moyo at or call (520) 838-0144

If you need help to vote online, volunteers from the Nominations and Elections Committee are available for one more day:
>Monday, March 20 at West Center lobby, 10am-Noon

Bring your GVR card and the voter code you received in the mail. A volunteer will help you log in to the voting website, provide very brief instructions, then give you privacy to vote as you wish. 
 Chat with the CEO is at Casa Paloma II, this Tuesday, March 21, 8:30-10am. Help us plan, and RSVP to

 The GVR yard sale is back! Next Friday, March 24, 7am, West Center loading dock. As GVR puts equipment and furniture out to pasture, it has been traditionally offered to members and community groups through a yard sale. Expect to see familiar tables and chairs, used but functioning computers, desks, exercise mats, etc. All proceeds are donated to GVR Foundation's MAP fund, helping members in need to pay their annual GVR dues. Cash or check only, please.

 Are you prepared for a medical emergency at GVR? Recently, a member suffered a medical emergency on a sports court. Quick responses (CPR, AED use) from other players may well have saved a life. Please take a minute to note where emergency equipment is located at the centers you frequently visit. Most centers have large, prominently colored aid stations where members will find first aid kits, blood-borne pathogens protection kits, fire extinguishers, Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and in many cases, a phone. You have likely walked past an aid station without paying much attention to it.

Do not hesitate to use that AED if someone appears to be in cardiac arrest. The machine tells/shows you exactly what to do, and it will not shock a person who doesn't need it.

The address for the center is printed at the top of each aid station, on each AED, and is displayed on the fences inside sports courts. Help responders find your precise location at the center! If there are extra people around, it is a good idea to send people to the street or other locations to wave in emergency response vehicles. 

Staff plan to complete the aid station project this spring. Look for aid stations near pools and fitness centers and in most major center lobbies near restrooms.  

Interested in learning CPR? The Green Valley Fire Department offers classes locally. Click HERE for information. 

 GVR is HIRING a full-time Finance Assistant, a full-time IT Technician, and part-time Recreation Services Assistants. Competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, vacation pay, 401k match, and an annual GVR dues waiver. Click HERE to view all open positions and apply. 
Clubs and Community

 The GVR Artisans' Shop Spring Fling Courtyard Gift Sale is a wonderful opportunity for snowbirds to get those special gifts to take back home. Complimentary coffee and cookies will be served. West Center, tomorrow, Saturday, March 18, 10am-2 pm.

 The GVR NeedleArts Club GVR members now have more time together to be creative or to learn a new craft.  Whatever you do with a needle and thread, the NeedleArts Club is for you. Join us at Casa Paloma 1, Friday, March 24, 1-4pm. 

 The GVR Volleyball Club is holding a tournament, the Green Volley Games, from March 27-31. Visitors are welcome to watch and cheer!! For the schedule, click HERE. The kickoff is at Abrego South, Friday, March 24, 1pm. 

2023 Board Election

Important Upcoming Dates

March 1-23: Members in good standing are eligible to vote. (Voter codes will have arrived in the mail and again via email.)

Last day to vote! March 23 (by 4pm): Election ends and winners are announced. 
The 2023 Voter Information Pamphlet published in the February GVR Now! continues to be available at any Customer Service Desk. It is also available online HERE where you can find more information about the 2023 GVR Election, including video recorded interviews with the candidates.
If you haven't yet received the Board of Directors' election package by email, please check your spam/junk folder.  
Click here for the upcoming governance meeting schedule
West Center Auditorium and via Zoom:
Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Wednesday, March 22, 2-4pm
Annual Meeting of the Corporation
Wednesday, March 29, 9-10am
Board of Directors Special Meeting
Wednesday, March 29, 10:30am-Noon

-Check HERE before meetings for documents. 
- Watch the online calendar HERE for schedule changes or special meeting announcements.
- Zoom links to all electronic and hybrid meetings can be found HERE on the day of the meeting.  
- Can't make the meeting? Watch the video afterward, HERE.
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GVR Now!
Complete digital issues of GVR Now! are available HERE.

Paper copies are available at all centers and in a distribution box at the Joyner-Green Valley Library.

Issues arrive in centers the first week of each month.
Facilities Project Updates
The spa at CPII will be closed for cleaning and light replacement on Tuesday, March 21, 5:30am-12pm.

GVR's facilities team is currently working on many projects. Please click HERE for a complete update on the status of those projects.
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Classes & Tours
 Click HERE to view the 2023 Winter Catalog.
Click HERE for information about how to register. Online, walk-up, mail, and phone-in registration are available. If you haven't yet made an account for online registration, consider doing so now! Skip the lines and hold times and register from your kitchen table. Click HERE to create an ActiveNet Account.

North American Mammals Part 6: Bats
We conclude our survey of the mammals of North America by taking a look at bats.  These creatures are the only mammal capable of flight.  Join us for a nocturnal exploration into the amazing world of bats. 
Fee: Member $20/Non-member $30
Class#   Date          Day          Time    Location
7035       March 27    Monday     10am    Las Campanas, Cottonwood Room
Click HERE for all current course updates.
Click Here to Register for Classes
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GVR Live! Arts & Entertainment
Tuesday, March 21, 7pm
In Tandem
Enjoy unique entertainment featuring acoustic guitar and soaring vocals.
Friday, April 7, 7pm
Heartbeat Rock Oldies Band
Dance to top 40 classics from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Get your tickets early! Dances sell out.
Tuesday, April 11, 7:30pm
TSO Woodwind Quintet
Experience the music of TSO on a small scale.

2022/2023 Season brochures are in centers and online HERE.
Tickets are available online via ActiveNet (click HERE) or at any customer service desk. Find customer service locations and operating hours at
NEW! Watch for the Spring/Summer Recreation catalog online and in centers the first week of April. Classes, performances, dances and events, fitness programs, and “drop-in” amenities are all now collected in one publication, reducing print, design, and distribution costs. Nearly 50% will be saved on print costs alone. This is GVR’s first consolidated catalog of recreation opportunities—another efficiencies initiative.
Registration begins Wednesday, April 5.
GVR at the Movies
March Features
All showtimes are 2pm (closed captioned) and 7pm

Jurassic Park
Tuesday, March 28

Jurassic World: Dominion
Thursday, March 30

Movies are free for GVR members and card-carrying guests. Some restrictions apply. Seating is first-come, first-served. 

Click HERE for more movie information.

March Art Exhibits
Canoa Hills - GVR Santa Rita Art League Club
Desert Hills - GVR Glass Artists Club
Las Campanas - GVR Photography Club
East Center – Susanne Phillips & Sharon Toal Exhibit
West Center – Diane West Exhibit

More Clubs and Community Info
 GVR Saturday Night Dance Club hosts dances on the first and third Saturdays, October through April. "Dressy casual" - no shorts please. Open to the public. $10 for non-club members.  Canoa Hills, Saturday, March 18, 6pm-9pm with a free dance lesson (Rumba) at 6pm with DJ music from 6:30-9pm. 

 The GVR Amigas Club Coffee Time is the third Saturday of the month. The next coffee is at the Santa Rita Springs Anza Room, tomorrow Saturday, March 18, 9-10:30am. For more Amigas info click HERE.

 The GVR New England Club is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner with entertainment by the Maguire Academy of Irish Dance. West Center, tomorrow, Saturday, March 18, 5:15pm, $25. All GVR members are welcome to attend the performance for a $10 donation. Call Warren at 520-637-0186 or email by March 12 to reserve. 

 The GVR Forum Club has weekly presentations that are mind-expanding, informative, and challenging. $2 annual fee. Desert Hills Auditorium, 9-10am. For the full upcoming schedule, click HERE
  1. Wednesday, March 22 What is Metaphysics and its Beliefs?
  2. Wednesday, March 29 First, Best Solution to Homelessness: Tiny Homes
 GVR Free Lecture Series April: Tucson Audubon Society and Green Valley Gardeners. Click HERE or check bulletin boards for the GVR lecture schedule for the next few months.

 The Civic Orchestra will be performing at the Sahuarita District Auditorium on Saturday, March 25, 3:30pm.  This concert is a collaboration with a mariachi orchestra and will include mariachi favorites as well as symphony music.  This is a non-profit, 75-piece symphony orchestra.  Click HERE for more details.

 Biodiversity in the Heart of the Sky Islands Discover the rich ecology and inherent beauty of these key wild areas - including new threats to their valuable natural resources. All proceeds benefit Patagonia Area Resource Alliance. Vincent Pinto, Loft Cinema, Tucson: Sunday, March 26, 2pm, $20.

 BAJA Sporting Club is a Green Valley/Sahuarita/I-19 corridor senior social/charity/sports club whose members enjoy softball, bowling, and golf.  For upcoming events, click HERE.
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