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    • Mon, October 23, 2023
    • Fri, October 27, 2023
    • Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico

    International Seminar

    • Fri, November 17, 2023
    • 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Luke Air Force Base
    • 36

    CENTRL Regional Connection


    Friday November 17, 2023

    Complimentary registration is required before Friday 11/3/23 for anyone interested in a behind the scenes experience at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, AZ.

    The first 50 people to register from Class 32, any alumni class, friends, family and people interested in learning more about CENTRL will be able to join us! The limited registration to accommodate base security.

    The base tour topics will include:

    • Community Initiatives Program w/ Rural Neighbors
    • Goldwater Range Environmental Stewardship Program
    • Honorary Commander & Fighter Country Partnership Foundation
    • Pilots and Flight Line featuring Fighter Jets

    The Farm Bureau Grill team will have a BBQ dinner for us, pilots and base teams. 

    Types of Registration:

     Friday 11AM-6:30PM - Tour - Lunch and Dinner Included
     Friday 11AM-4:30PM - Tour - Lunch Only Included

    ** Due to security protocols at Luke Air Force Base, we will be staying together as a group throughout the day on Friday.  We will be parking at a location TBD and loading a tour bus.  If you are not staying for dinner, the bus will take you back to your personal vehicle at 4:30PM. Dinner participants will be taken back to your vehicles at 6:30P.

    Thanks to Scott Pilchard, Class 29 and CENTRL Alumni Committee Vice Chair for coordinating and planning this exclusive event. 

    • Thu, November 30, 2023
    • Sat, December 02, 2023
    • Tucson, AZ

    State Budget: Corrections, Healthcare & Education 

    • Fri, December 01, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • CEAC 1951 E. Roger Rd. Tucson, AZ 85719
    Registration is closed

    Join Us on Friday, December 1st   

    •Meet Class 32 and learn about their expertise   

    •Bring potential applicants to Class 33, family or friends 

    •Reconnect with fellow Alumni

    •We'll have dinner, time for networking and Q & A

    Friday December 1st
    University of Arizona

    Controlled Environment Agriculture Center Building
    1951 E. Roger Rd. Tucson, AZ 85719

    FREE REGISTRATION DUE by Friday November 17

    • Thu, January 25, 2024
    • Sat, January 27, 2024
    • Yuma, AZ

    Agriculture in an International Border Community 

    • Thu, January 25, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Yuma County Alumni Event

    Thursday, January 25th at 6:00pm

    Location TBD

    All alumni in Yuma County and anyone interested in learning more about CENTRL are invited to meet Class 32 Thursday night 1/25/23 in Yuma for dinner, networking, program update and discuss Yuma county recruits for Class 33 with applications due 3/15/24. 

    FREE REGISTRATION DUE by Friday, January 12th 

    • Fri, February 09, 2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sat, February 10, 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Ajo, AZ

    Save the Date
    CENTRL Regional Connection
    Ajo, AZ 
    2/9/24 - 2/10/24
    Open to All Alumni, Class 32, Families & Friends

    Registration Info Coming Soon 

    • Wed, February 21, 2024
    • Fri, February 23, 2024
    • State Capitol

    Public Policy in Arizona 

    • Wed, February 21, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix Downtown - State Capitol 950 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85007

    All CENTRL Alumni, Friends and Family are invited!

    Join Us 
    Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 5:30 pm

    Location TBD

    • Meet Class 32 and help welcome them to Maricopa County!  
    • Bring potential applicants to Class 33, your family or friends 
    • Reconnect with fellow Alumni

    We'll have dinner, a presentation and time to network. 


    Thanks to our Class 32 Weeknight CRC Sponsor: 

    With additional support for this dinner provided by:

    • Sat, April 20, 2024
    • Fri, April 26, 2024
    • Washington D.C.

    Public Policy in Washington D.C. 

    • Thu, May 30, 2024
    • Sat, June 01, 2024
    • TBD

    Polishing Leadership Skills 

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