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Sharing Holiday dreams with Santa ... Check out the letters to Santa, Pages 14-15 Vol. 55 No. 51 • Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 • 50¢ Periodicals Postage Paid at Hayden, Ariz. 85135 Page 2 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 Obituaries Gloria Jauregui Gloria Jauregui, 70, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 6, 2013 in California. She was born Sept. 15, 1943 in Arizona. She leaves behind her husband, Joe Jauregui; an aunt and uncle, Luz and Jacob Kame; and many cousins in the local area. September 15, 1943 - November 6, 2013 Her parents, Felix and Irene Ramirez, and a brother, Felix Ramirez Jr., preceded her in death. Services for Mrs. Jauregui were held Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Little Country Chapel, Pierce Brothers Valhalla, California. Interment followed at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, California. Go Painlessly® with THERA-GESIC. Vondell Constant passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Services were held at Kearny Church of Christ on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 pm. Visitation and graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 16, at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 7900 E Main Street, Mesa, Arizona. She will be missed by all her family and friends. Vondell Constant Vondell Constant THG-12902 Maximum strength analgesic creme for temporary relief from: • Joint and Muscle soreness • Arthritis • Back aches Gloria Jauregui The Copper Basin News James Carnes….................................................Publisher Michael Carnes....................................General Manager Jennifer Carnes.........................................… Managing Editor Vicki Clark…....................................................Reporter John Hernandez..............................................Reporter Mila Besich-Lira....................................................Reporter Nina Crowder .................................................. Reporter Annette Barajas…................................Office Manager USPS 132-320 To Our Neighbors & Friends Email: jenniferc@MinerSunBasin.com cbnsun@MinerSunBasin.com michaelc@MinerSunBasin.com Services for Mae C. Melton, 65, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Winkelman. Mae passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at her home in Kearny. An online guestbook may be signed at www.griffithmortuary.com. Mae C. Melton Mae C. Melton Although fashions and trends may come and go, One thing that we have come to know – Is that friendship and trust are always in style And that good folk like you make it all worthwhile; So to all of those who we hold dear, Goes this message of joy and peace and cheer. We thank you for your visits here And hope to see you all next year! Find us at Facebook.com/CopperArea Follow us at twitter.com/CopperAreaCom Published each Wednesday at 46 Hayden Avenue, Hayden, Arizona by Copper Area News Publishers. Business office is located at 366 Alden Rd., P.O. Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137. Subscription rate in advance: $35.50 per year or $31.50 for 6 months in Gila or Pinal Counties; $40.50 per year or $36.50 for 6 months elsewhere in the U.S. Change of address should be sent to the publishers at P.O. Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137. Member: Arizona Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association. Second class postage is paid at Hayden, Arizona. Postmaster: Address changes to Copper Basin News, P.O. Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137. www.copperarea.com In The Spirit Of The Season... It’s time to deliver our message of peace, hope and gratitude to all those who have passed through our doors this year. May the true spirit of Christmas visit your home and reside in your heart, bringing you much joy this holiday season and beyond. The would like to Thank the Community for their support Throughout the year. ARC/NEPC Telephone (520) 363-5554 • Fax (520) 363-9663 “There are numerous countries in the world where the politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. There is no country in the world where the press has seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians” —-David Brinkley Maria’s Restaurant 520-356-6807 640 Morris Road Hayden From all of us at – December 18, 2013 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 3 Kearny Police Report According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations are listed. All damages are estimates. Dec. 6 A welfare check was requested on the 400 block of Mountain View. Joshua Garret Lerma, 23 of Mesa, was arrested for DUI in the slightest. He was cited and released. Dec. 7 Agency assist with an accident on Hwy 77. Citizen assist with keys locked in a vehicle. A domestic disturbance was reported on the 1000 block of Tilbury. Extra patrol was requested on the 400 block of Mountain View. Dec. 9 Two citations were issued for speed. A verbal warning was issued for speed. A family dispute was investigated on the 100 block of Hartford. Extra patrol was requested on the 300 block of Greenwich. Dec. 10 Suspicious activity was reported on the 200 block of Fairhaven. A suspicious vehicle was reported at the Buzzy’s location. Dec. 11 Cattle was reported on Hwy 177 near Dubois Ranch. Dec. 12 A juvenile problem was reported at Hubbard Park. Suspicious activity was reported on the 300 block of Greenwich. 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HWY. 60 • GLOBE, AZ. 1•888•409•0027 1-888-409-0027 www.HorneChryslerJeepDodge.com www.HorneNissan.com Page 4 By Georgiana Wood Special to Copper Area News Kearny - I am really looking forward to what I hope is the last revision of my manuscript “A Creekside Story”; but, at this time, I want to make the following available to those ranchers and farmers who might be interested. From its original 40 acres of land, deeded in 1921, my husband, Clifford Wood’s family, had developed their ranch that had, eventually, become the larger Wood Brothers Georgie Digs ... A Creekside Story – Panorama Ranch owned by Clifford, his brother Fred, and their wives, and whose headquarters was located along the western end of Aravaipa Creek in Pinal County, not far downstream of that area of Aravaipa Canyon that, in 1966, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) wanted to set aside as a National Scenic Recreation Area, and what became the Aravaipa Canyon Primitive Area in Jan. of 1969. Of course, this greatly affected us because of the many people who first came through our property to enter the inner canyon, the “Box”, although we hadn’t allowed any vehicular traffic going upstream. We really felt that all we needed was good health, good rains, decent cattle prices, not going broke, and certainly not being pressured by those who wanted to change everything! We had the chance to sell the ranch to a developer, who wanted to subdivide it, which we didn’t want; so, in 1970, we sold the ranch to The Nature Conservancy (TNC). It wasn’t long before TNC’s mortgage was assumed by the Defenders of Wildlife (DOW), who appointed Edward Abbey as “coordinating custodian” on that property where the Clifford and Fred Wood families were still living for a while, with certain stipulations. Edward Abbey has been described as an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues, criticism of public land policies, and anarchist political views. We also met Abbey’s friend, Douglas Peacock, who has been described as an American naturalist, outdoorsman, and author. In 1974, the DOW property was named “The George Whittell Wildlife Preserve” in memory of the man whose money made the Preserve and the acquirement of other properties possible, and eventually there were no cattle left on the Panorama Ranch range and the windmills stood still. In August of 1984, the Aravaipa Canyon Primitive Area became the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness Area, on on May 22, 1986, Edward Abbey wrote the following in a letter to me and Cliff, who had been living downstream since 1973. : “I hear from Douglas that you people were offended, maybe even hurt, by some of the things I said in that article about the beef industry that was reprinted in the Arizona Star. Well, I can’t blame you and I’m not surprised. I was attacking the beef industry (and the wool growers); I really would like to see the domestic livestock eventually removed from our public lands -- especially the national parks, national forests, and national (BLM) rangelands -- where other uses, such as hunting, fishing, human Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 FASHION 25% OFF ALL DC’S Men’s, Boys’ & Girls’ Women’s recreation, and habitat for wildlife-- seem to me more important and in conflict with the traditional grazing business. But the beef industry tends to hide behind the great American love affair with the cowboy; therefore I could not resist the temptation to poke a little fun at the Marlboro Man and the old cowboy image. My notion of “fun”, I suppose, looks like ridicule to some, and I can understand why some of my friends (not ex-friends, I hope) were annoyed by my remarks. It would do no good to apologize for what I said about cowboys and ranchers. Too late to take it all back or eat my words. Furthermore, it would be false on my part, because Boots & Flats New Arrivals 30% OFF ALL Boys’ Skechers 40% OFF Ortega’s Shoes 150 N. Broad Globe, AZ December 18, 2013 History of ranching in Aravaipa I really meant what I said. All that I can do then is to remind you that I did allow for “ a few honorable exceptions” in my attack on ranchers and I had people like you in mind when I spoke of exceptions (I enclose the original script - part of it - of a speech I made at the University of Montana; the speech was transcribed on tape and parts of it printed in a Montana magazine called Northern Lights, then reprinted in Harper’s Magazine, then reprinted in various newspapers around the country - - so I’ve made at least 10,000 new enemies. Something I hardly needed .) Anyhow, if you read the enclose script, perhaps it will ease your minds a little concerning my attitude. If not, I would regret it very much, for I have always admired and respected you people -- all of you, the whole family -- and hope that we can continue to be friends. I still want to see you again, from time to time, and get Uncle Cliff’s stories down on tape -- as soon as I finish this ... novel I’m working on. But if you don’t want to see me anymore I guess I could not blame you one bit. Or if you’d like to tell me face to face what you think of me and that article I would certainly oblige; I’ll even buy the drinks. Let me know. Regards, Ed. A.” In the few pages of his hand-written script that Abbey had enclosed with his letter, he was complimentary about a few people he named, including Cliff and Fred, but he did add these following words about cowboys and ranchers: “A rancher is only a farmer on a horse - A cowboy is a hired man trying to make an honest living, nothing special - All I want to do is get their greedy cows off our public lands, Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 5 our property - Let those cowboys and ranchers find some harder way to make a living, like the rest of us have to do; there’s no good reason we should subsidize them forever. They’ve had a free ride; now they must Georgie, Page 17 e v ! t r e a e i l H r e u B All Yo with Happy Holidays Sofas • Recliners L/R Tables • Chests Dressers • Etc. 25-40% off Your friendship is our gain. Gila Furniture Hayden 356-7887 Larr y Raul Piti In the Spirit Of This Christmas Season Of Goodwill To Mankind, We Hope You Will Join the Festivities And Grand Opening Of The “Jake Bridge of Unity” In 2015 Happiest of New Years to you and yours. of Christmases and the Merriest The And the magic of the season will be yours. Tina La-L Happy Holidays a Mattress Sets Queen – $197.00 Full – $167.00 Twin – $157.00 The Copper Basin Railway People A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: Jake Jacobson was chosen as North America’s “Railroad Man of the Year” in 1994, the Cooper Basin “Citizen of Year” in 1998 and one of the “Century’s Great Railroaders” in 2000. From All the Employees at . . . Kearny Page 6 Florence Copper is not a traditional By Mila Besich Lira Copper Area News Arizona’s economy was founded on the five C’s, climate, cattle, citrus, cotton and copper, and it is very true that the community of Florence has contributed at least four of the five C’s over the past 101 years of statehood. Sitting right in the Town of Florence is a copper mine, the fifth C in Arizona’s economy. Mining isn’t necessarily foreign to Florence, the community has several sand, rock, gravel and granite mines in the area however the community’s economic roots and history lie in government, corrections and ranching. When one thinks of a copper mine, many may think to the mines of the past, slag piles, tailings and black smoke flowing into the sky from a smelter. Someone may envision huge dump trucks and massive holes in the ground, or maybe think of dark caverns where miners work in extreme heat in the depths of the earth. The copper mine is Florence is not your traditional copper mine, it isn’t even a mine of the future, in fact the operation does not fall under the Mine Safety Health Administrations regulations for a mine. The in-situ mine is monitored by the same environmental agencies such as the Federal Environmental Protection Agency and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality as a traditional mine but is classified as a water treatment facility because the surface of the Earth is never broken. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration monitors the working conditions of the operation, because it not considered a mine. The process of mining copper via the in-situ method is somewhat of a simple process, the company will use a series of wells to inject a water based solution into the ground to break up the minerals and extract the copper. The solution injected into the ore body is 99.5 percent water and .5 percent sulfuric acid. “It is the strength of household vinegar,” explained Loren Locher the communications director for Florence Copper. The solution breaks up the mineral and allows it be pumped to the surface through a continuous loop system. The in-situ method can be used for this particular mine due to the geology of the rock, it does not need to be blasted or crushed to retrieve the ore. The continuous loop system also aids in the re-use of water and the wells will be constructed to protect the aquifers in the area to ensure there is no contamination of the water supply. “This project gives me no environmental heartburn,” Locher said. The company will be required to follow very strict guidelines and monitoring to ensure that environment and water supply will be protected. Unlike traditional mines, this type of in-situ mining operation will be reclaimed as the ore body is mined. Once the areas are completely mined the wells will be closed and the land will be revegetated to its native appearance. Traditional mines are required to reclaim their operations upon closure, leaving the areas blighted until mining no longer exists. Florence Copper is an established Arizona corporation, and is an initiative of Curis Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 An injection site at Florence Copper. Christmas Greetings YOU’RE A CUT ABOVE THE REST May all your prayers be answered and may you enjoy the joy and peace of the season. Merry Christmas “You better watch out! You better not cry or you won’t get your pizza pie!” For your friendship and support we are sincerely grateful and wish you and your loved ones all the best this wonderful time of year has to offer. You deserve it! Old Time Pizza From Closed Dec. 24 & 25 363-5523 WWW. COPPERAREAREALTY.COM 377 Alden Rd., Kearny 363-7398 Copper Area Realty Wishing you a world of good wishes to all of you who have brought us so much happiness this past year. Merry Christmas We appreciate your devoted support. Charlie’s Barber Shop KEARNY Charlie & Peggy 1112 Emory Dr. 363-7181 December 18, 2013 copper mine; faces steep opposition Resources based in Canada. Currently the project is managed by a dozen Arizona residents, some of which live in the Florence - San Tan Valley region. These staff members have been responsible for managing and monitoring the project as the company has applied for their environmental permits to operate their test facility. Florence Copper officials reported earlier this month that they are one permit shy from operating the test facility on their property. That permit is the Underground Injection Control Permit which is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. The company expects for the permit to be approved in early 2014. This final permit will allow the company to begin operating their phase one test facility for nine years on the 160 acres of State Trust Land that Florence Copper has the mineral rights to. A recent economic study conducted by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University reported that the project will create 2.2 billion dollars in economic activity in the State of Arizona over the next 28 years. The project is expected to create 170 direct jobs in Florence with another 681 jobs being created throughout Arizona. Recently the company has joined Central Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation and Arizona Forward, both groups have a Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 7 Florence Copper from above. The property straddles the Florence Town limits. (Photo courtesy Florence Copper) mission of developing sustainable economic development. “We believe that our vision for the future is closely aligned with the missions of both Arizona Forward and CAREDF, and we are looking forward to being actively involved with these groups as they continue to grow and improve the Pinal County region,” explained Locher. One of the only typical characteristics that Florence Copper has with a new or traditional mine is its ability to attract some kind of opposition. The Florence Copper Project has received opposition. Residents in the local area fear water contamination. They also fear that the project will have adverse affects on home values. The Florence Town Council voted to affect eminent domain on the property that is owned by Curis in the town limits. The town reports that they need access to that property to Copper, Page 16 At Christmas In this season of giving, we’d like to give you our best wishes for a holiday celebration that’s as special as you are to us. For your support, we are deeply grateful, and for your friendship, we are doubly blessed. A Note of Thanks To Our Loyal Citizens Hallelujah! May the spirit of the season fill your heart with bundles of peace and contentment. We appreciate the gift of your kind patronage. Here’s hoping your holiday season exceeds all your wildest dreams. With heartfelt thanks to all of you who have helped make our dreams come true this past year. Your friendship and support have made it all worthwhile and we look forward to seeing you again, soon. Happy Holidays, Everyone! Town of Hayden Mayor, Council & Staff Eddie Tire & Auto Parts 648 W. Hwy. 177, Hayden Warren, Cheryl, Eddie & Josh From all of us at Auto & Truck Parts “A Truck and Trailer Parts Co.” 393 Alden Rd. • Kearny 363-5557 356-6400 Page 8 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 Community Schools Flag Football Season comes to end; Hayden Cardinals win Division 6 championship Hayden Cardinals, Division 6 Champs. (John Hernandez photos) By Nina Crowder Copper Area News Another season of Community Schools Flag Football came to an end on Saturday, Dec. 14. There were over 20 football teams from Mammoth, San Manuel, Oracle, Hayden and Kearny. The cheer squads as well as parents, siblings and grandparents were there to cheer the young football players along. The Arbizo team from Hayden won the Division 4 Championship. The Quintero team from San Manuel won Division 6 Championship. Congratulations to everyone who played! The MSM Community Schools Flag Football and Cheer Programs enable the youth to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. Through active participation the students are taught fundamental values, skills and knowledge that children will use throughout their lives. The objective is to inspire our youth and practice ideals of sportsmanship, self improvement, physical fitness and becoming familiar with football and cheer. MSM Community Schools is committed to excellence: motivating and challenging participants through a partnership of players, cheerleaders, coaches, parents and the community. Success will be defined as the selfsatisfaction in knowing participants have done the best they are capable of doing. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered and participated this season! The MSM Community Schools Basketball Season will begin registration in early January. If you have questions or need additional information, please refer to MSM Community Schools Facebook page at: Msm CommunitySchools or contact Larry Ramirez at 520-385-2337 ext. 1113. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from ... Ray Federal Credit Union 112 Williams Ln., Kearny • 520-363-5681 & Our Partners ... Benjamin Martin Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #932357 firstname.lastname@example.org p: 602.277.0880 Horne Dodge Chrysler Jeep Nissan Senior Financial Services Representative M-F 7:30-5:30, Sat 8-2 www.CatalinaAuto.com Complete Auto Service • Great Used Cars CMFG Life Insurance Company Alex Castro 2046 E. HWY. 60 • GLOBE, AZ. Catalina, AZ • 520-825-8887 www.1stmtgs.com 25030 S. 190th St. • Queen Creek, AZ 401(k) and IRA Rollovers, Mutual Funds, Life Insurance, College Planning (800) 486-1146 Ext. 225 1•888•409•0027 Exclusively for credit union members AD&D, AUTO, HOME, LIFE Insurance MEDICARE Health Plan Options trustage.com 112 Williams Ln., Kearny • 520-363-5681 • www.RayFCU.org December 18, 2013 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 9 Scholarships awarded On Dec. 13, the Pinal Mountain Foundation for Higher Education awarded 14 scholarships totaling $6,400 to students attending Gila Community College’s Gila Pueblo Campus in Globe and San Carlos Campus for the spring 2014 which starts Jan. 8. The scholarships awarded include funds from Pinal Mountain Foundation for Higher Education Scholarship Fund, Elder Quality of Life Scholarship Fund, the Freeport McMoRan Scholarship Fund, the Shawn Boxell Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Scott Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, Walmart Scholarship Fund, and the Native American Book Fund. For more information about becoming involved in PMFHE contact Bryan at 812-0098. All proceeds from PMFHE fundraisers are used for scholarships to deserving students attending GCC’s San Carlos and Gila Pueblo campuses. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year May your holiday be merry and your future bright. Special holiday greetings to our troops and families. Pictured (l-r), front row: scholarship recipients Angelica Bravo, Jessica Lopez, Bradley Elmer, Kasheena Harris, and Nicole Renon. Pictured (l-r), back row: John O’Donnell, PMFHE vice-president, scholarship recipients Tamerin Clark, Pamela Moore, Kristin Baker, Marissa Kramer, Melissa Homen, and Bryan Seppala, PMFHE president. Not pictured is scholarship recipient Cassandra Fletcher. (Submitted photo) We support you and pray for your safe return home. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal customers for their support over past 31 years. A special thanks to all my mining friends past and present. We wish our customers and their employees and families a happy Holiday season. Happy Holidays WITH GRATITUDE AT HOLIDAY TIME Thank you for making the present perfect. We look forward to seeing you in the future. a & Ted Season’s Greetings from Norm There’s Always Hope & Lenae HOPE! • ASARCO Ray Complex • Copper Basin Railway • Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. • Ray School District • Hayden/ Winkelman School District • Superior School District • Town of Kearny • Town of Hayden • Town of Winkelman • Town of Superior • Mary Holliday & Jenie Barajas, State Farm Insurance • Fernando Shipley, State Farm • Debra Fogle, Farmers Insurance Superior Grocery Winkelman Giorsetti’s We express our appreciation for your business & continued support. Kearny Glass and Mirror Donny Bishop & Family Plus the many customers who have patronized us over the years. Chavez & Associates 515 S. Main St., Mammoth • 385-2571(home) • 487-9200(office) Page 10 By Nina Crowder Copper Basin News Feeling the Christmas season was certainly enjoyable for the seniors at the Hayden Senior Center on Friday, Dec. Hayden Senior Center holds successful 13, 2013. Annie Hinojos, director of Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens (PGCSC), spoke with the seniors in attendance and thanked everyone for coming out and helping make this event successful. Entertainment was provided by Tom Chestnut, who’s singing, dancing and interaction with the crowd was truly an inspiration! Tom had members of the crowd dancing and singing. The Christmas spirit was in the air! Annie Hinojos has been working for the Pinal-Gila Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 Happy Holidays The kitchen helpers. During this holiday season, ASARCO LLC would like to thank our employees, suppliers and communities for their support in 2013. Tom Chestnut entertains the crowd and ... challenged some the audience to “Twist!” December 18, 2013 Christmas Luncheon Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 11 Senior Menus Menus for the Copper Basin, Tri-Community, Superior Senior Centers are listed for Thursday through Wednesday. Thursday, Dec. 19– Bean & cheese burro, enchilada style, cole slaw, spinach, Spanish rice, tortilla, rice pudding w/ raisins Friday, Dec. 20 –Pepperoni pizza, garden salad w/ tomato & cucumbers, carrot coins, oatmeal cookie, V-8 juice Monday, Dec. 23– -Turkey wrap w/ onion, tomato & lettuce, broccoli slaw, parsilied potatoes, banana nut muffin, Jell-o w/ peaches Tuesday, Dec. 24– Open-faced roast beef sandwich, California blend, mashed potatoes, wheat bread, vanilla pudding w/ banana slices Wednesday, Dec. 25 – Green chili enchiladas, Ranch beans, spinach, corn tortillas, Spanish rice, pears Even Annie Hinojos joined the Conga line! (Nina Crowder photos) Council for Senior Citizens (PGCSC) since 1982 and thoroughly enjoys her job. Annie grew up in Hayden and remembers people she met when she was two years old, running around with her hair in pig-tails. Annie says many of the people she met back then are her clients now. Taking pride in the work she does, Annie is a very compassionate person who strives to provide the upmost, caring services for the Senior Citizens of the Copper Basin area. Annie along with her Administrative Assistant, Paula Romero, the area Case Manager, Lisa Martinez and a few others work diligently to assure that a good time is had by all. Annie is involved in many areas of the community and looks forward to her continued efforts for the Copper Basin areas. Annie Hinojos has no problem complimenting her staff, Paula Romero and Lisa Martinez along with the kitchen staff. There are many steps needed to put on the Christmas Day Celebration. These steps include: the processing Seniors, Page 17 520-363-7346 (520)363-5111 CACTUS VIDEO & MINI MART Merry Christmas COPPERNET SYSTEMS, INC. KEARNY ACE HARDWARE and CACTUS VIDEO & MINI MART Jam May the coming year bring only good news to your doorstep. We’re proud to serve this fine community and we thank you sincerely for your readership and endless support. With glad tidings to you and your kin this holiday season from our entire staff. from all of us at es Kri stin iel Dan la Car e hell c i M a elin g n A x Ale h Lea a Mic Jus hae Jac Lib ten er l e Rog ob Mikey erty Che lsea Happy Holidays Page 12 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 Bearcats win big at Superior, lose heartbreaker to Duncan By Richard Bravo Copper Basin News The Ray High School boy’s basketball team split games this week posting a win on Wednesday against the Superior Panthers and losing a thriller against the Duncan Wildkats on Saturday. The Bearcats won the Wednesday contest against Superior, 62-41. The Bearcats were led by shooting guard Quentin Camacho who scored a game high 27 points. Dominic Bravo added 18 points to help the Bearcats cruise to a 21-point victory. In the second game of the week, the Bearcats traveled to Duncan to take on the Wildkats who have two of the top scoring guards in Division IV, Daniel Corona and Cale Merrel. Head coach Jeff Cude relied on shooting guards Camacho and Bravo to slow the duo down. They both succeeded holding the Wildkats leading scorers to season lows in points. The game was an exciting one from opening tip-off with both teams trading baskets in the first two periods. The Wildkats had a slim 34-30 lead at the half. The game became more intense in the last two periods as both teams came out of the locker room determined to win. Both teams scored a total of 20 points in the third period with the Wildkats holding on to a 54-50 lead headed into the final period of play. In the final period of play the Bearcats stayed close with big baskets coming from Camacho and Bravo, but it would be free throws that kept them in the game. With just two minutes to play Joe Rudy Lorona hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 62 a piece. Point guard Eli Cude helped the Bearcats take their first lead of the half when he stole the ball and found Camacho under the basket for an assist. This gave the Bearcats a 64-62 lead with a minute left. After a missed shot and an offensive rebound by the Wildkats Corona was fouled by Bravo sending their best free throw shooter to the line. Corona sunk both shots to tie it up with 12 seconds left on the clock. Point guard Cude then took the inbound pass down the court and was fouled on his way to the basket with just 3 seconds on the clock. With the crowd screaming at the top of their lungs point guard Cude calmly sank both free throws. These free throws seemed to seal the game for the Bearcats, but with 3 seconds remaining Corona took the inbound pass and drove just passed halfway court and threw up a desperation shot. The shot banked off the glass and went in before the buzzer sounded shocking the Bearcats 69-66. The Bearcats were led by Camacho who had a team high 34 points going 6 for 6 from the line. Bravo added 18 points and Cude chipped in with 10 points. The Bearcats traveled to Cibecue on Tuesday scores will be updated in next week’s paper. Lady Bearcats end losing streak with win against Panthers By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Ray Bearcats girls’ basketball team ended its four-game losing streak by beating the Superior Panthers, 35 – 26. It was the ‘Cats third victory of the year. The Bearcats trailed the Panthers by three points at the half and the teams were tied, 21 – 21, at the end of three quarters. The ‘Cats took control in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Panthers 14 – 5 to earn the win. Sophomore Stormee Galka remained sidelined from injury and did not play, leaving the rest of the team to pick up the slack in her absence. Sidney Chenoweth continued her solid play and led the ‘Cats with 11 points while senior Breauna Hathaway added nine points. Sophomore Savannah Willis finished with eight points. The Bearcats will next play at Cibecue on December 17, 2013 at 5:30. Here’s To Health And Happiness Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Closed Dec. 24 & 25 Dec. 31 & Jan. 1 All we want for Christmas is the opportunity to thank all of you for the goodwill you’ve shown us this year, and hope that you enjoy a gifted season filled with lots of glad tidings and good friends. Holiday Hours Closing at 2 p.m. Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day Lots of last minute gift ideas! Happy Holidays, Everyone! La Casita Hwy. 77 Mammoth 570 Ave A San Manuel Kearny Health Mart Pharmacy 338 Alden Rd. Kearny, AZ 363-5503 December 18, 2013 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 13 Pinal County Cinderella Pageant planned Every young lady dreams of becoming “Cinderella”, and for one night her dreams can come true. Now is the time for any young lady who resides in Pinal County to enter the “NUMBER ONE” youth development program of its kind in the world. The first annual preliminary is scheduled for Feb. 8, 2014, and will be held at the Ray District Auditorium in Kearny, AZ. The Cinderella Scholarship Program is divided into five age divisions: Cinderella Tot (3-6 years); Miniature Miss (7-9 years); Cinderella Miss (10-12 years); Cinderella Teen (13-17 years) and Cinderella Woman (18-26). Participants all age divisions are judged on poise and personality, while modeling sportswear and party wear. The older four divisions are also judged on talent presentations. Cinderella Tots are judged on an on stage interview called “Tot Personality”. The judges, who will have an opportunity to evaluate their poise, confidence, grooming, and communicative skills up close, also interview all age divisions. Overall Cinderella winners, Cinderella Girls, Talent/Tot Personality and Photogenic winners receive their $80 entry fee returned as a scholarship by the local pageant, to attend the 2014 Arizona State Finals in Tucson, AZ in June. They also all win crowns, banners, trophies and awards. Cinderella is the #1 program of its kind. Arizona Overall Cinderella’s receive a $1000 cash scholarship, $500 college award, educational trip, Disneyland vacation, luggage and many other prizes during their reigning year. This dream can come true for any girl, big or small. All girls who enter received participation awards and invitations to attend the State Finals. Cinderella is a youth development program focusing on building self- esteem, confidence and pride in the young ladies who come and “Dare to Dream”. For more information about the Cinderella Scholarship Program and pageant information about free workshops, please call co-directors Dolores Baez at 520-204-7140 or e-mail doloresbaez2319@gmail. com or Gloria Beltran at 520-363-5264 Home, 520356-7801 Ext 105 Work or 480-271-9783 Cell or e-mail email@example.com. CVRMC Partners with Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group “Excellent patient care has always been the main goal of the highly trained physicians and dedicated staff of Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group (MDIG),” stated Ray Plummer, Director of Business Development. “We are pleased to be bringing our diagnostic reading services to Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center (CVRMC).” Beginning on Dec. 6, CVRMC will be partnered with MDIG, a private practice radiology group with over 40 board certified and fellowship trained radiologists. Since 1987, MDIG has provided both hospital and imaging center radiology services throughout Arizona and New Mexico. Complete tele-radiology services are also available with speech recognition dictations for rapid final reports of patients’ examinations. Dr. Alan Osumi will be the full-time Doctor of Radiology at CVRMC beginning on Jan. 2. MDIG radiologists are fellowship trained in body imaging, neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, pediatric radiology, musculoskeletal imaging and multiple other MRI, cross sectional and specialty sections. “The radiologists of MDIG are fellow-trained in all types of diagnostic readings; x-ray, CT, MRI, PET, to name a few, and this expertise will benefit every patient receiving imaging services at CVRMC,” stated Neal Jensen, CEO of CVRMC. “We look forward to our partnership with MDIG and providing this excellent service to our physicians as well as the patients we all serve,” he continued. Veronica Baez at the 2013 pageant. CVRMC collection letters sent in error Recently many patients received a bad debt collection letter from, Credit Control, LLC, regarding an invoice from Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center (CVRMC). Please disregard the letter. It was mailed in complete error. Credit Control, LLC is a third party, self-pay billing service formerly contracted by CVRMC and due to this recent incident, CVRMC has discontinued its partnership with this organization. CVRMC is here to serve our patients, their families and our community. Our expectation of any other organization connected to the hospital should have the same intent and mission of service. We understand the frustration and confusion Credit Control, LLC has caused and if you would like to speak to a representative from CVRMC regarding this issue, please call Brad Stoddard at 928402-1133. Sincerely, /s/ Jim Childers CVRMC CFO SANTA’S BACK ... To wish you all good health, good posture and a wonderful holiday season. Thanks for your friendship and trust in us. Dr. Glenn Azzari, DC Dr. Victor J. Khoury, DC Ramona Meza, Office Mgr. 301 Alden Rd. • 520-363-7122 • Kearny, AZ Fine Mexican and American Food Fresh Soup & Menudo Family Restaurant Rosalia’s Wishing You a Safe & Peaceful Holiday Season May you be blessed with good fortune now and throughout the year. Kearny and Superior Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. – Gabe, Rosalia & Sta Justice Court Judge Larry Bravo and Staff Kearny Life Center 10:30 am -12:30 pm & 2:00-5:00 pm 384 Alden Road, Kearny 363-7734 Page 14 Local children share Christmas By Santa Claus Special to Copper Area News North Pole - It’s that time of year, again, when I receive letters from young people, who write to me from every land on the planet, sharing their good wishes and hopes for special presents. As you know, I have a special place in my heart for the children in the Copper Corridor and greatly enjoy their letters. They are so special, that I want to share them with their friends and family. I hope you all enjoy them as much as I did, when I sat down to read them, during a break from packing my sleigh. Try reading them, while sipping hot cocoa, that’s been gently stirred with a candy cane. It’s the way I like to read them best, and, it’s a very relaxing holiday treat. Dear Santa. I would like a Sophia the first toy. I have been a good girl this year! Thank you! Love, Kyrah Faucette To Santa, I have been a good girl. Kyrah, Courtney, and Kahlea have been good too. Willl you bring me a princess Sophia dress please. And a Ariel Dress. Love, Sadie Dear Santa, My name is Madison Acevedo. I am 3 years old so mommy is writing my letter. Mommy says I have been a very good girl this year! Can I please have a Doc McStiffins medical bag, so I can check mommy, daddy, and sisters heart rate. May I also have 2 princess dolls. Thank you Santa! Merry Christmas! Love, Maddie P.S. Could you please bring a stuffed animal for my baby sister Kaitlynn. Dear Santa, My name is Trysten Ortiz. I am 9 years old and I have been a very good girl this year. This is what I want for Christmas this year. Gymnastics mat. Orbeez Spa Chocolate Foundue fountain. Love, Trysten Dear Santa, Hi, my name is Savannah Ortiz, I am 11 years old, before I tell you what I would like for Christmas, can you please make sure that you give each boy and girl in the world one special gift, if you can that would be great. Now I’m going to tell you what I would like for Christmas, a new TV for my room, and fashion stuff, please and thank you. Love, Savannah Ortiz. Dear Santa, I have been a good Boy. Please bring me Helicopter GMC Remote Real Robot Love Zach Dear Santa, My mom and dad said if I was a good girl & cleaned up the mess in my room, that you would bring me everything I want. So here is my list of what I want for Christmas. First, I would like new Cowgirl boots, a cowgirl hat, slippers, Jewelry, make-up & high heels like my moms, Beauty & the beast pajamas, A Tinkerbell doll house, A race car, & last a prince for my Sophia doll. Also can you please bring my big brother AJ a Xbox one & new Cowboy boots & for my new baby brother Alonso bring him milk, milk, milk & lots of it. OK well Santa its time for me to go. I have to hurry & clean my room now. Love you Santa! Love Always, Lailah Barragan. P.S. I hope you like the cookies Im gonna make for you. I will hide them in a secret hiding spot so my Daddy won’t eat them. Lailah My Letter to Santa, 3 Words to describe my behavior are: nice, helpful and trustworthy. My wish for my family is to be safe. My wish for the world is fair Share. And here’s what I’d like to say to you… I want a tablet, a cell phone and nerf gun that has blue bullets. Reggie Lechuga 8 ys old. My Letter to Santa, 3 words to describe my behavior are: sweet, nice and pretty. My wish for my family is nice, Happy. My wish for the world is Happy. And here’s what I’d like to say to you… Santa, I am so good. So please bring me a camera, a tablet and make up. Love Brooklyn Lechuga 7 yrs old My Letter to Santa, 3 words to describe my behavior are: sweet, good and nice. My wish for my family is Be Happy. My wish for the world is Happy. And here’s what I’d like to say to you… Santa, I’m a good girl so please bring me a bike, bow & arrow, full stockings with candy. Love, Josselyn Lechuga 5½ My Letter to Santa, 3 words to describe my behavior are: Sorta good, helpful, and kinda good. My wish for my family is Be together & Happy. My wish for the world is Happy. And here’s what I’d like to say to you… Santa I love you please bring candy canes for my entire family. 2 for me. I want CARS, a ring, a bike and a GI Joe Love, Damien Lechuga 5½ December 2012 Dear Santa, My name if Javie Ortega and I am 4 years old. If you are having trouble finding my name on the Nice list, it’s probably because it is spelled “Javier”. That’s my real name but you can call me Javie. I think that I have been a good boy this year. I started preschool and I haven’t got no Behavior Chart from my teachers. I just get green and green is good. I like to give my Mommy and Daddy trouble when I do my homework but I still do it. I just want to tell you that for Christmas this year I would like a big monster truck, a big dump truck and a bow and arrow. I would also like a Steelers football, a skateboard, a scooter, some boxing gloves and a boxing bag to beat up so I don’t have to play fight with my Mommy and Daddy all the time (I think I am getting too tough for them) and a pool table and soccer table. Can you also bring me a waffle maker that makes animal shapes? Oooo, I just saw this commercial and I would also like some Party in the Tub colors. I would like them so that I can put them in the water and my Mommy and Daddy won’t be able to tell how stinky dirty I am. Can you bring my fishes some food too? I have 5 fish and they are hungry ALL THE TIME! We finally have all our Christmas lights on our house so that you can find it. I will leave you some cookies and milk and M&M’s and I will also leave some magic reindeer food for Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer because I know you all have a very long night. Santa I love you and Rudolph and all the reindeer and I hope you can make all my toys in time. Patiently waiting! Love, Javier Robert Ortega Riley to Santa Can I please have a new TV like a state scren TV And can i have a big milert hellopter. last thing can i have dalles cowdoy soda bucet to Santa from Riley Dear Santa, Im thankful for everyone and everything I have this year, I really dont know what to ask for but if you feel you may want to bring me something for christmas I wouldnt mind having my own pink tool set, and a power wheel I can use my tools on. I also like pretty bows for my hair or a swing set.Thank you santa, sister and I will leave you cookies and we will leave reindeer food for the reindeer also. Love Yarencia Gaona (Yaya) Hayden, Az Dear Santa, I am new to this, I am 3 weeks old and for Christmas I would like Love, Peace and Happiness for all. The only thing I am using right now are diapers and could always use more. I have a great big sister who shares all her toys with me so I dont need any right now. But please enjoy the cookies mommy, sister and I are leaving you and please let the reindeer eat all thier treats daddy will leave. Its ok if they mess in the yard, Daddy will enjoy cleaning it up! Love, Keikikalani Gaona 3 weeks young Hayden, AZ Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl! I would like a pink bike for Christmas. I will be at my Tata and Nana’s house this year. I will leave you milk & cookies. Love, Camilla Jaymes Age 2 Dear Santa, I have been a good girl this year. I would like a new princess bike, a Flutter by Fairy, Doc McStuffins scooter and a Doc McStuffins play doctor set. I will leave you my favorite tamales with a big Pepsi to drink. The tamales are hot. I helped make them with my Mom and my Nana. Love you Santa! Love, Makayla Barajas age 5 Dear Santa: I want a monster high doll and art collection play-do collection. Lip stick. Boots. belts. From: Katie To: Santa Katie Yonkin, age 7 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 December 18, 2013 wishes with Santa Claus Dear Santa I want a iphone a tablet power wheels motorcycle a stufy dog a car maker and a trampoline to have a good life to have better power in mammoth when I go to my moms a remot control monster turuk. Thank you Love, Jose Cervantes Dear Santa, For Christmas I want a tire call of Duty Ghost a DIrt Bike 22 Pistol with targets a new bow from: Andy Rodigez Dear, Santa All I want for christmas is to make enough money to buy what my family wants for christmas your friend, Kayla Peck p.s. Have a Jolly christmas! Dear Santa, I have been a good girl this year. I would like a new princess bike, a Flutter by Fairy, Doc McStuffins scooter and a Doc McStuffins play doctor set. I will leave you my favorite M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies and some Chocolate Fudge with a lot of milk. I am going to help my Mom make them. Love you Santa! Love, Mia Barajas age 5 Dear Santa I want an I-pod for christmas but thats not all!!! I want some 3ds games called Scribble-Nauts Unlimited, and Art Academy Movies: Turbo, epic; and two more game Infinity and Sky-landers SWAP FORSE !! Cloths: boots, pants, socks, shirts; (that fit); and a PSP, and a 2ds (if you can) Thank! you! Santa! Claus! for! Everything! Kaden Yonkin, age 10 Dear Santa, I love you, Santa. This year I am asking for a doll house and a nice toy for my baby brother and baby sister. I hope you have a nice holiday. Love, Jillian Figueroa Age: 4 Dear Santa, My name is Celestial Sinteral. I am 8 years old. I’ve been pretty good all year. For Christmas I want a motorcycle, A puffy dress, high heels, furby boom, Notebook, marker, crayons, color pencils, and a lot of candy. I will leave some yummy cookies and some milk. Love, Celestial Dear Santa Merry Christmas to ya! Santa My Name is Angelica Cuevas I Hope that the Hole word has A special christmas this year. Ive have been A good little girl This year. I would Like For christmas is Reading books with letters and numbers, So I can learn more, I also would Like A Bike and High Heels and parlty clothes, and lots of Toys Thank you Santa clause For Bringing Joy and Happiness to the Hole world. Love, Angelica Cuevas Dear Santa ... more barbies! Clothes love Aliaria Chadibay Dear Santa ... I like a Motorcycle Skooter Bike Love Tonio Dear Santa, My name is Nathan Sinteral, I am 3 years old. I’ve been pretty good all year. For Christmas I want a Micky mouse, Donald duck, Woody that talks, and a Buzz light year action figure. I will leave you yummy cookies and some milk. Your friend, Nathan Dear Santa, My name is Destiny. I am 5 years old. I’ve been pretty good all year. For Christmas I want a beauty kit, skooter, furby boom, high heels, puffy dress. I will leave you some yummy cookies and some milk. Love, Destiny Sinteral December 2013 Dear Santa, My name is Savannah Adela. I am 3 yrs old. I would like some things this year. They are: Dog Ariel the little mermaid doll that goes in the bathtub. Lego Friends Ursula the Sea Witch off of the little Mermaid. My own Slinky. Minion from Despicable Me. Sofa A purse that has weenies in it like my Grandma Bebbe’s purse. Kitchen and a coushin Clothes Pajamas Ruponzil leapad game That is all I would like. I think I have been a good girl. I will leave you Milk and Cookies! <3: Savannah Adel Magallanez My Letter to Santa, 3 words to describe my behavior are: nice, sweet, and good. My wish for my family is love. My wish for the world is Candy. And here’s what I’d like to say to you… I love you Santa Bow and arrow, A Barbie, Tire for my bike. Love, Mya Ann Carder 6 yrs old Dear Sante I am srooy that I have bin bad but I am srooy plesa and a chas pleasa Sante. I will be good the rest of becEmBer ples. have a safe Day Love Aolani from Aolani Josiah Salazar Dear Santa What I Want for Chrismis is a marker air Brush and a ipod the one that has Music and Games and en dirt bike the one that Gos room room and a Call of Duty Ghost Game and cool cars and a toy 4Mdily ins car and thas it thank you santa and I love you. Dear Santa, Hi, my name is Blake Ortiz. I’m 7 years old and I waned to thank you for my Elf on the Shelf Elli, now I’m going to tell you what I want for Christ. I would like Skylanders, Robo fighters, Sponge Bob Wii game, and a Nintendo 3DS. (Please !!!) Merry Christmas, Blake Ortiz Dear Santa, My name is Daniel Paul Ortega. I am 3 yrs old. I want for Christmas Toys and a bike blue and for my brother Nonie bring him a basketball cause he plays basketball. I have been a good Boy. I will leave you cookies & milk. For my cousin Javie a Barbie doll Daniel Ortega I want a beagle Dog and a new set of hotwheeLs with the Iron man 3 movie Please SaNTa Clau Dear Santa For Xmas I would like 1. Hot wheels (green) 2. Stuff 3. trampoline 3. oven easy bake oven 4. A goodlife 5. green quad. 6. green monter truck 7 and for you to have a good Xmas too. Love, Nate Holley Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona Page 15 To. Santa From. Makayla Martinez: I want a Iphone w/ minuets and Leappad Art stuff and barbie boy and girl. Dear Santa, I would like a pair of earings blue and white. More Legos for my play set. A Box for my jewelry. Love Jalya Perez 103 S. Christopher Superior I am 7 yere’s old. Dear Santa, I would like (1) new clubhouse, (2) A new bike, (3) A wii game system, (4) Just Dance 2014, (5) easy bake oven Mix, (6) A new color honey, (7) A fish just like prince blue fin, (8)2 more crabs for Zach, (9) A ribbon stock thingy, and (10) a Kareoke system. Love Danika Merry Christmas Santa Dear Santa, My name is Callee. I’ve been a very good girl this yer. For Christmas please bring me: Car Doc McStuffins Doll Sofia Doll Moushka Thank you Santa Claus, Thank you for bringing toys to me. Love, Callee Dear Santa, My name is Julius I am 5 and my name is Demitrius a I am 3. We would like a flat screen TV for our room, Legend O Dino, Dreaworks Ryders of Berk, Scooter, Lightning McQueen Race Track, Duplex Lightning McQueen. Oh yea I forgot we’ve been good boys! Please bring our dogs Addie & Cookies some toys. We will leave you cookies and milk! Thanks a bunch, Julius & Demitrius Pinkard Dear Santa, Ive been a good lil girl this year (until my sisters asleep, then I get my revenge so please close your eyes during her nap time). I am grateful for everyone and everything I have in my life, for christmas I want all my teeth to come through so they quit bothering me but I know you cant fix that so to pass the time until they all come in I would like to munch on food all day and play with a purple giraffe if you can find one please.Thank you Santa Love Keikikalani Gaona (Keiki) Hayden, Az ps sister and I will leave you cookies and reindeer food for the reindeer (but u better hurry cuz I may start munching on them) A special message to the boys and girls I have quoted, above: Please forgive me if the twinkle in my eye got in the way of being able to read every word just right, and, don’t worry about the spelling or grammatical mistakes. I know you are young and are learning more each day and I am proud of your efforts in doing so. For now, it’s just part of the charming way that you are you. Thank you for taking the time to write to me. Love, Santa Page 16 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 Submissions Due the FRIDAY Before Wednesday Publication Copper TOWN HALL SCHEDULE Starting Jan. 2, the Winkelman Town Hall Ofﬁce will be closed for lunch from noon - 12:30 p.m. HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER/JANUARYTOWN OF KEARNY The Town of Kearny’s Administrative Ofﬁces, Public Works Department and Library will be closed December 24, 25 and 31, and January 1 for the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays. Tuesday’s routes will be picked up on Mon., Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 30, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s routes will be picked up on Thurs., Dec. 26, and Thurs., Jan. 2. The garbage truck will not operate over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. GCC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE Gila Community College will be closed for the holidays, Dec.14 - Dec. 30. The spring 2014 semester begins Wed., Jan. 8 and registration is underway now. Register at Gila Pueblo Campus in Globe, Payson Campus, or San Carlos Campus Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm through December 13 or beginning December 30. For the latest spring 2014 schedule visit www. gilaccc.org. For information call Gila Pueblo Campus at 928.425.8481, Payson Campus at 928.468.8039, or San Carlos Campus at 928.475.5981. GCC wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 18 19 21 WINKELMAN ELEMENTARY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM On Wed., Dec.18, enjoy the WInkelman Elementary School Christmas program at the H-W School Auditorium, from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Hot cocoa and cupcakes will be served afterward. Everyone is invited to come and join the fun. WINKELMAN ELEMENTARY CHRISTMAS CAROLING On Thurs., Dec. 19, come join us for the Winkelman Elementary School Christmas Caroling event. Meet us at the H-W School cafeteria at 5:30 pm, so that we can load up on the buses, which will go through San Pedro, Hayden and end up in Winkelman at the school. H A CHRISTMAS LIGHT PARADE The Christmas Light Parade for the Hayden-Winkelman area will be on Sat., Dec. 21. The parade will start at 6 pm at the school. Santa and free goodies will be at the Hayden Senior Center after the parade. All are welcome! T S 17 January December NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE Blessed Sacrament Church in Mammoth is having a New Year's Eve dance. Call 520-487-2808 for information or tickets. Santa Suit Rental The Friends of the Kearny Library have a rental Santa Suit for the Holiday Season. For more information please call (520) 363-5861. CAC SPRING ORIENTATION In preparation for the 2014 spring semester that begins after 4:30 pm on Fri., Jan. 17 Central Arizona College students now may register online, over the phone, or in person for orientations available at CAC campuses across Pinal County. Orientation for Aravaipa Campus, 80440 E. Aravaipa Rd., Winkelman will be held on Jan. 7 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Room E 102. For more information or to register for Orientation to College, please visit www.centralaz.edu/ orientation or call 520-494-5597. AYDEN SENIOR CENTER The Hayden Senior Center, located at 520 Velasco Ave., offers lunch Mon. - Fri. at noon. Call 520-356-7035 any time, and leave a message, If you need information or a ride. loaning closet for medical supplies, free of charge to area residents, has been established at Constitution Hall / the Senior Citizen Building in Kearny, located just beyond the swimming pool. Wheel chairs, walkers, crutches and other supplies have been gathered through efforts of the Seniors and the Copper Area Health Volunteers. For more information call Manny Carrillo at 363-7338, Rose Bradford at 520-483-0709; or Zola Hall at 363-5888. he membership drive is still ongoing at the Kearny Library. Checks can be mailed to the Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 220, Kearny, AZ 85137. aint Vincent De Paul helps local community members. If you or someone you know would like to join, we meet every T T other Wednesday at 7 p.m. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please feel free to contact us. For more information, please call 520-356-6046. he Hand-Me-Up Shop hours are Tuesday- Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. he Copper Basin Food Bank will have a food distribution on the third Thursday of every month at Hubbard Park in Kearny, by Town Hall. Numbers will be given out at 11: 30 am. A donation will be requested but not required to receive food. Anyone can volunteer to help unload and distribute food. The Copper Basin Food Bank is sponsored by the Florence Food Bank. Questions? Contact Margaret Gaston at firstname.lastname@example.org. earny Golf Club is holding a ﬁsh fry, every Friday, from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the West End Cafe, until further notice. For take-out call 363-9563. Cost is $9. Proceeds go to beneﬁt the Kearny Golf Club. Thanks to the management of West End Cafe for donating the time and space. K P C K REGNANCY CARE CENTER HOURS The Pregnancy Care Center in Winkelman, located at Fourth and Thorne Avenues in Winkelman, is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can call (520) 356-6015 for a conﬁdential appointment. OPPER BASIN SPORTSMEN’S CLUB The Copper Basin Sportsmen’s Club provides a shooting and archery range that is ideal for family use. The club meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Constitution Hall. EARNY SENIOR CITIZENS The Kearny Senior Citizen’s group meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Constitution Hall. The group talks about trips to different places in Arizona as well as other subjects. A potluck dinner is held after the social hour. New members are needed. Come down and join the group. To add an item to the community calendar please submit information to email@example.com or call 363-5554. Listings are free, however, the Copper Basin News reserves the right to edit or refuse submissions. Visit our online calendar: http://bit.ly/16EHtwp Continued from Page 7 construct a new waste water treatment facility on that land. The town also contends that Curis purchased the property after the land no longer had a mine overlay allowed in the zoning code. On Dec. 3, Florence Copper Inc. filed a Notice of Claim arising from the Town of Florence’s eminent domain action from earlier this year. The Notice of Claim values Florence Copper at $403 million, based on thirdparty valuation completed by Deloitte LLP, one of the world’s largest and most respected accounting and financial advisory firms. State law requires parties that have been damaged by a government’s action to file a claim within 180 days of the harmful act. The Florence Town Council passed an ordinance last spring seeking to take nearly 1,200 acres of Florence Copper Inc.’s private land for “public facilities” including a proposed wastewater treatment facility. In October, the town filed a lawsuit in Pinal County to initiate the attempted taking of Florence Copper’s private property. The Town of Florence remains committed to its opposition of the project in a recent press release. Jess Knudson, Florence assistant town manager, dismissed the notice of claim as grandstanding: “The whole point of the existing lawsuit is to determine whether Curis has any right to compensation, and, if so, in what amount. The only reason to file a $403 million notice of claim saying you have a right to compensation in that amount is to grab headlines.” “We would like to continue to work diligently to develop a relationship with the Town of Florence, have a meaningful conversation, create a development agreement and go forward,” explained Locher “But, we cant get a dialog.” December 18, 2013 Seniors Continued from Page 11 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona man, Hayden, Kearney-Silver Springs, Superior and Dripping Springs. Lisa Martinez is the case manager for the Pinal-Gila Council. For five years now she has been the person who evaluates the home situations and works closely with Annie Hinojos to process the appropriate paperwork for help that will be provided to the client. Clients must be at least 60 years of age and functionally impaired or disabled individuals 18 to 59 years of age who have a diagnosed disability that substantially limits an individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living. Once a client makes a call asking about the services available, Lisa will go out and assess the needs and make her suggestions. Meals can be provided as quickly as seven days once the paperwork is processed. The initial assessment is approximately two hours in length, then, a yearly assessment will occur along with reviews every three months. The personal care, attendant care, home meals, minor home repair, caregiver support, routine housekeeping, transportation, legal and tax help are just a few of the Page 17 services available. The purpose of the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens (PGCSC) is to assist people in achieving and maintaining self sufficiency with dignity and to offer choices of appropriate care by providing a wide range of community and home services. Remember the Hayden Senior Center is here to help. Happy Holidays! of paperwork, purchasing the meal items, meal preparation, decorations of the Senior Center, arranging transportation for people who need it, and arranging the entertainment just touches the start of the “to-do” list. Annie is in need of additional volunteers, but said people are soured because of having to pass a background check and fingerprint clearance, which would be paid for by PGCSC. If you would like more information or have questions here is some helpful contact information: www.aoa.gov email: info@ pgcsc.org or www.pgcsc.org. PGCSC can also be contacted at 1-800-293-9393. The PGCSC has six different holiday events every year, consisting of a Halloween Party, Thanksgiving Celebration, Christmas Party, Valentine’s Day, Easter Party and Mothers/Father’s Day Celebration. If you are interested or have any questions, you may contact the senior center at 520-356-7035. They provide well rounded meals along with desserts. After learning about PGCSC and the Older American Act, the services that are available are wonderful, and all of the work that Annie Hinojos, Paula Romero and Lisa Martinez provide are simply amazing. Not only do they hold the six different holiday events during the year, but on a daily basis the senior center is open for lunch. The meal menu is put together by a state dietician, meals are prepped, cooked and presented. Food is delivered to homes on a weekly basis to approximately 115 homebound clients. The meals are delivered by Annie and her staff. The service area they are responsible for is Eagle Crest, SaddleBrooke, Oracle Junction, Oracle, San Manuel, Redington, Mammoth, Dudleyville, Winkelthrough its fields. It is so very sad to see. I certainly wish the best for all hard-working and dedicated ranchers and farmers, who are good stewards on their lands, as we were, despite having so much to put up with. Contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org. Georgie Continued from Page 5 learn to support themselves. Self reliance is a good tonic for any man; even for a cowboy; even for a rancher. “ We did not attempt to see Ed Abbey before his death in 1989. I understand that Doug Peacock played a big role in Abbey’s unusual burial, and that there are yet quite a few Abbey fans. Check Edward Abbey’s name on the internet. In 1988, TNC had take over DOW properties with one couple with TNC living for only about three years on TNC property, across the creek from the Panorama Ranch homesite, where on June 17, 1995, a mysterious fire destroyed the long-neglected house and bunkhouse, and many of the trees. Then, on Aug. 1, 2006, a large Aravaipa Creek flood made its way NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF WHATCHAMACALLITS, LLC 1. The name of this limited liability company is Whatchamacallits, LLC 2. The address of the registered office and the name and business, residence or mailing address of the agent for service of process are: Registered Office: 10621 East Palm Way Gold Canyon, Arizona 85212 Registered Agent: John A. Buric 2555 East Camelback Road, Suite 800 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 3. Management of this limited liability company is vested in one or more managers. 4. The names and addresses of the manager(s) and of the member(s) owning a 20% or greater interest in the capital and profits of the company are as follows: Steve Holec Manager 10621 East Palm Way Gold Canyon, Arizona 85212 LuAnn Thoma Holec Manager 10621 East Palm Way Gold Canyon, Arizona 85212 Steve Holec and LuAnn Thoma Holec, Trustees of the Holec Family Trust, dated May 12, 2008 10621 East Palm Way Gold Canyon, Arizona 85212 Member CBN Legal 12/4/13, 12/11/13, 12/18/13 Public Notice Church Directory FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH Tilbury & Danbury, Kearny • Joe Palmer, Pastor Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. Tuesday: Morning Fellowship: 10 a.m. Wednesday: Kid’s Club 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday: Salt & Light Company (Youth): 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Dinner and Bible Study: 6-7 p.m. COPPER BASIN CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD A United Methodist Church in cooperation with The Episcopal Church and The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America We stand in awe of God and of one another Pastor Nina Yardley Sunday Worship - 9:00 a.m. KEARNY CHURCH OF CHRIST 103 Hammond Drive, Kearny Serving All of the Copper Basin Area Sunday Bible Study: 10 a.m. Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. Evening Worship: 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study: 7 p.m. Daniel Foster, Minister 363-7711 You can find us at the bottom of school hill in Kearny 520-363-7283 www.thegoodshepherd.pbworks.com LIGHTHOUSE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Welcomes you! Hwy. 77, MP 134,1/2 mile south of Winkelman Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Family Night: 7 p.m. David Wade, Pastor 356-7414, 356-6718 Michael J. Sheridan (SBN 023001) SHERIDAN LARSON, PLLC 3035 S. Ellsworth Rd., Suite 144 Mesa, AZ 85212 Phone: (480) 668-7600 Email: email@example.com Counsel for Personal Representative IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PINAL In the Matter of the Estate of FRANK A. SPANISH, Deceased. ) No. PB2013-00164 NOTICE TO CREDITORS BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN to all creditors of the Estate that: 1. Shannon McDonald has been appointed as Personal Representative of the Estate. 2. Claims against the Estate must be presented within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. 3. Claims against the Estate may be represented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to Shannon McDonald, care of Michael J. Sheridan, Sheridan Larson, PLLC, 3035 S. Ellsworth Rd., Suite 144, Mesa, AZ 85212. DATED this 4th day of December, 2013. SHERIDAN LARSON, PLLC By: /s/ Michael J. Sheridan 3035 S. Ellsworth Rd., Suite 144 Mesa, AZ 85212 Counsel for Personal Representative CBN Legal 12/18/13, 12/25/13, 1/1/14 Public Notice Melissa A. Trejos, Pro Per 777 S. Six Shooter Rd. Apache Junction, AZ 85119 (480) 233-2306 This Document Prepared by Karen Strauss AZCLDP#80090 At The Divorce Store AZCLDP #80001 FILED PINAL COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CHAD A.ROCHE NOV 12 2013 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PINAL Melissa A. Trejos Petitioner, vs. Franklin Anthony Trejos Respondent ) No. D0201301696 SUMMONS (Domestic Relations) THE STATE OF ARIZONA, to the Respondent: Franklin Anthony Trejos 4843 Morning Vista Lane Cave Creek, AZ 85331 YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED AND REQUIRED TO APPEAR and defend in the above entitled action in the above entitled Court, within TWENTY (20) DAYS, after service of this Summons upon you, if served within the State of Arizona, or within THIRTY (30) DAYS, if served without such State, all exclusive of the date of service, and you are hereby notified that in case you fail to do so, JUDGMENT OR DECREE BY DEFAULT WILL BE RENDERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF PRAYED FOR IN THE PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE. The name and address of Petitioner or its attorney is: Melissa A. Trejos, Pro Per 777 S. Six Shooter Rd. Apache Junction, AZ 85119 Pursuant to RCP 4.1(e), a copy of the pleadings being served may be obtained through the above Petitioner, Petitioner’s counsel, or the Records Department at the Arizona Superior Court. Given under my hand and the seal of the Superior Court of the State of Arizona in and for the County of Pinal, this blank day of NOV 12 2013, 2013 CHAD A ROCHE Clerk of the Superior Court by: DAWN BEAUBIEN Deputy Clerk CBN Legal 12/11/13, 12/18/13, 12/25/13, 1/1/14 Public Notice Welcomes you! 300 Mt. View Road, Hayden Weekday Mass: M-W, F & S) 8:30 a.m. Saturday Vigil: 5:30 p.m. Sunday Mass: 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Father Matthew Thayil, Pastor 356-7223 St. Vincent de Paul 356-6046 ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH 302 Danbury, Kearny, 363-9598 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m. Worship Sunday Evening 6 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7 p.m. Jerry Dougan, Interim KEARNY SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH Dudleyville Road, Dudleyville Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship: 11 a.m. Spanish Service: 5 p.m. Evening Service: 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting: 7 p.m. Anthony DaCunha, Pastor • 832-221-4988 SAN PEDRO VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH DRIPPING SPRINGS FAMILY OF GOD BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wayne Jones, Pastor 520-356-6180 “It’s worth the drive, where God’s word is alive.” Milepost 147, Hwy.77 – 10 miles north of Winkelman Corner of Upton & Croydon, Kearny Worship Service: 11 a.m. Evening Service: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Family Night: 6:30 p.m. James Hosea, Jr., Pastor 363-7129 COPPER VALLEY CHRISTIAN CENTER To be included in the weekly church listing, contact the Copper Basin News at 363-5554 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Page 18 Copper Basin News, Hayden, Arizona December 18, 2013 NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I Name: JENNIFER INNOVATIONS LLC L-1885948-4 II The address of the registered office is: 43434 W Kramer Lane, Maricopa AZ 85138 The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: Jennifer L Sultzaberger 43434 W Kramer Lane, Maricopa AZ 85138 III Management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager or managers. The names and addresses of each person who is a manager AND each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: Jennifer L Sultzaberger, Manager/Member 43434 W Kramer Lane, Maricopa AZ 85138 CBN Legal 12/11/13, 12/18/13, 12/25/13 Are you a victim of domestic abuse? Safe Journey House can help. 855-385-4970 (toll free) ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF MONTESSORI PATHWAY USA INC. (An Arizona Business Corporation) 18828764 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents: That the undersigned Gene R. Moses being over the age of eighteen years, and for the purpose of forming a corporation under the laws of the State of Arizona, and in pursuance thereof does hereby sign and acknowledge the following Articles of Incorporation, in duplicate originals, and state as follows: ARTICLE I Corporate Name The name of the corporation shall be Montessori Pathway USA Inc. ARTICLE II Corporate Purpose The general nature of the business of the corporation, and the objects and purposes proposed to be transacted, promoted and carried on by it, are as follows: 1. To engage in the business of serving as a management and holding company for the business pursuits of its shareholders as shall from time to time be directed by the Board of Directors. 2. To engage in generally and to carry on any lawful business or trade which may, in the judgment of the Board of Directors, at any time be necessary, useful and/or advantageous to this corporation. 3. To purchase or otherwise acquire, so far as permitted by law, the whole or any part of the undertaking and business of any person, firm or corporation engaged in a business of the same general character as that for which this corporation is organized, and the property and liabilities, including the good will, assets and stock in trade thereof, and to pay for the same either in cash or in share, or partly in cash and partly in share. 4. To purchase or otherwise acquire, and to hold, maintain, work, develop, sell, lease, exchange, hire, convey, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of and deal in, lands and leaseholds, and any interest, estate and rights in real property and any personal or relaxed property, and any franchises, rights, business or privileges necessary, convenient and appropriate for any of the purposes herein expressed. 5. To acquire by purchase, subscription, or otherwise, and to hold for investment or otherwise, and to use, sell, assign, transfer, mortgage, pledge, or otherwise deal with or dispose of stocks, bonds or any obligations or securities of any corporation or corporations; and to merge or consolidate with any corporation in such manner as may be provided by law. 6. To borrow money and to make and issue notes, bonds, debentures, obligations and evidences of indebtedness of all kinds, whether secured by mortgage, pledge or otherwise, without limit as to amount, except as may be prohibited by statute, and to secure as to amount, except as may be prohibited by statute, and to secure the same by mortgage, pledge or otherwise, and generally to make and perform agreements and contracts of every kind and description. 7. To conduct and carry on its business, or any part thereof, and to have one or more offices, and to exercise all or any of its corporate powers and rights in the State of Arizona, and in the various states, territories, colonies and dependencies of the United States, in the District of Columbia, and in all or any foreign countries or country. 8. To do all and everything necessary, suitable and proper for the accomplishment of any of the purposes, or the attainment of any of the objects or the furtherance of any of the powers hereinabove set forth, either alone or in association with other corporations, firms or individuals, and to do every act or acts, thing or things, incidental or appurtenant Public Notice Call 520-363-5554 to place your classified ad today! OFFICIAL RECORDS OF PINAL COUNTY RECORDER VIRGINIA ROSS When recorded Mail to: Ron Herb 5420 W. Onyx Ave. Glendale, AZ 85302 DATE/ TIME: 10/04/2013 1319 FEE: $9.00 PAGES: 3 FEE NUMBER: 2013-080204 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS13-061 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust recorded in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona on 12-24-2012 in Pinal County Recorder fee number 2012-110274 at public auction to the highest bidder in the courtyard by the main entrance of the Arizona Superior Court Building, 575 N. Idaho Rd. Suite 109 Apache Junction, Arizona on January 6, 2014 at 4:15 o’clock PM. Arizona time, of said day: Property situated in Pinal County, Arizona described as follows: See Exhibit “A” attached ACCORDING TO THE DEED OF TRUST OR INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE BENEFICIARY, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO A.R.S. 33808 (C): Identifiable Location: 43491 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140. TAX PARCEL NUMBER: 104-47-018B ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL BALANCE: $280,000.00 NAME AND ADDRESS OF ORIGINAL TRUSTOR: Marvin Woodworth, an unmarried man, 4357 E. Darrel Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85042. NAME AND ADDRESS OF BENEFICIARY: RLS Capital, Inc., an Arizona corporation, Box 97235 Phoenix, AZ 85060. NAME AND ADDRESS OF TRUSTEE (as of date of recording of sale): Ronald B. Herb, licensed real estate broker 5420 W Onyx Ave. Glendale, AZ 85302. 602-488-1349 email@example.com QUALIFICATIONS TO BE TRUSTEE: Licensed Real Estate Broker in Arizona. AGENCY REGULATING TRUSTEE: Arizona Dept. of Real Estate. Dated October 3, 2013 /s/ Ronald B. Herb Trustee STATE OF ARIZONA COUNTY OF MARICOPA) SS Acknowledged before me on October 3, 2013 by Ronald B. Herb, licensed real estate broker and trustee of the above described deed of trust. /s/ Wendy De Les Reyes NOTARY PUBLIC Maricopa County, Arizona My Comm. Expires 06/04/15 EXHIBIT “A” PARCEL 1: THE WEST 626.90 FEET OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH , RANGE 8 EAST OF THE GILA AND SALT RIVER BASE AND MERIDIAN, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA; EXCEPT THE WEST 40 FEET THEREOF FOR ROAD PURPOSES; PARCEL 2: AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES AND IRRIGATION OVER THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: THE NORTH 20 FEET OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 3 EAST OF THE GILA AND SALT RIVER BASE AND MERIDIAN, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA. EXCEPT THE EAST 35 FEET THEREOF; AND EXCEPT THE WEST 636.90 FEET THEREOF. EXCEPTING AN UNDIVIDED ONE-SIXTH OF ALL OIL, GASES AND OTHER HYDROCARBON SUBSTANCES, COAL, OR STONE, METALS, MINERALS, FOSSILS AND FERTILIZER OF EVERY NAME AND DESCRIPTION, TOGETHER WITH ALL URANIUM, THORIUM, OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL WHICH IS, OR MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE, OF THE UNITED STATES, OR DECISIONS OF COURT TO BE PECULIARLY ESSENTIAL TO THE PRODUCTION OF FISSIONABLE MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT OF COMMERCIAL VALUE, AS RESERVED BY THE STATE OF ARIZONA, IN CERTIFICATE OF PURCHASE ISSUED ON SAID LAND AS PROVIDED FOR IN 37-231, Y., A.R.S. 13-061 /s/ Illegible CBN Legal 12/4/13, 12/11/13, 12/18/13, 12/25/13 Public Notice Classified Ad Information 520-363-5554 or 520-689-2436 Fax: 520-363-9663 INDEX CARDS OF THANKS IN MEMORIAM 1. AUTOMOTIVE 2. UTILITY TRAILERS 3. BOATS AND SUPPLIES 5. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 8. COUNSELING SERVICES 10. BUSINESS SERVICES 11. AUCTIONS 12. GUNS 14. COMPUTERS 15. FURNITURE/APPLIANCES 16. FINANCIAL SERVICES 18. HEALTH & FITNESS 20. HELP WANTED 21. HELP WANTED - DRIVERS 25. INSTRUCTION 26. BOOKS/PUBLICATIONS 30. JOBS WANTED 35. LIVESTOCK 40. LOST AND FOUND 43. MEETING NOTICES 44. YARD SALES 45. MISCELLANEOUS 50. MOBILE HOMES 52. MOBILE HOME PARKS 53. RVS/CAMP TRAILERS 55. MACHINERY/EQUIPMENT 56. STEEL BUILDINGS 57. BUILDING MATERIALS 60. MOTORCYCLES 65. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 67. NOTICES 68. ADOPTION 70. PERSONALS 75. PETS 80. RENTALS 81. COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 85. SPORTING GOODS 87. TIMESHARES 88. VACATION RENTALS 90. WANT TO RENT 95. WANT TO BUY 99. MORTGAGE BUYERS 100. REAL ESTATE Public Notice To place an ad, call: to or growing out of or connected with the foresaid business or powers, or any parts thereof: provided the same be not inconsistent with the laws under which this corporation is organized. 9. To engage in any business, trade or activity which may lawfully be conducted by a corporation organized under Title 10 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. ARTICLE III Initial Business The corporation initially intends to conduct business as a holding and management company for the business ventures and pursuits of its shareholders including, but not limited to, the ownership of educational businesses of whatsoever nature and type as shall from time to time be directed by the Board of Directors ARTICLE IV Authorized Capital The Corporation is authorized to issue $0,000 shares of common stock with no par value. ARTICLE V Incorporator The name and address of the incorporator is as follows: Gene R. Moses Law Office of Gene R. Moses P.S. 2200 Rimland Drive, Suite 115 Bellingham, WA 98226 All powers, duties and responsibilities of the incorporators shall cease at the time of delivery of these Articles of Incorporation to the Arizona Corporation Commission. ARTICLE VI Known Place of Business 19756 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite #110 Maricopa, Arizona, 85138 ARTICLE VII Statutory Agent The name and address of the statutory agent of the corporation in Arizona is: Registered Agent Solutions Inc. 300 W. Clarendon Ave., Suite 230 Phoenix, AZ 85013 ARTICLE VIII Board of Directors The initial Board of Directors shall consist of two (2) Directors. The name and address of the persons who are to serve as the Directors until the first Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are selected and qualified are: Darrell Graham 7279 202nd Street Langley B.C. V2Y 0A8 Nancy Graham 7279 202nd Street Langley B.C. V2Y 0A8 The number of persons to serve on the Board of Directors thereafter shall be fixed by resolution of the Board of Directors. ARTICLE IX Officers The initial officers of the Corporation who shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Directors are: President Nancy Graham 7279 202nd Street Langley B.C. V2Y 0A8 Secretary/Treasurer Darrell Graham 7279 202nd Street Langley B.C. V2Y 0A8 ARTICLE X Indemnification of Officers, Directors, Employees and Agents The Corporation shall indemnify any person who incurs expenses or liabilities by reason of the fact he or she is or was an officer, director, employee or agent of the Corporation or is or was serving at the request of the Corporation as a director, officer, employee or agent of another Corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise. This indemnification shall be mandatory in all circumstances in which indemnification is permitted by law. ARTICLE XI Limitation of Liability To the fullest extent permitted by the Arizona Revised Statutes as the same exists or may hereafter be amended, a director of the Corporation shall not be liable to the Corporation or its stockholders for monetary damages for any action taken or any failure to take any action as a director. No repeal, amendment or modification of this article, whether direct or indirect, shall eliminate or reduce its effect with respect to any act or omission of a director of the Corporation occurring prior to such repeal, amendment or modification. Executed this 27th day of October, 2013. /s/ Gene R. Moses, Incorporator CBN Legal 12/4/13, 12/11/13, 12/18/13 Stanley M. Hammerman, Esq. , (#004048) Jon R. Hultgren, Esq., (#010014) HAMMERMAN & HULTGREN, P.C. 3101 North Central Avenue, Suite 500 Phoenix, Arizona 85012 Telephone: (602) 264-2566 Facsimile: (602) 266- 3488 minute_entry@hammerman-hultgren. com Attorneys for Plaintiff APACHE JUNCTION JUSTICE COURT 2013 JUN - 7 PM 1:36 CLERK INITIALS: Blank IN THE APACHE JUNCTION JUSTICE COURT PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA 575 N. Idaho, Suite 200 Apache Junction, AZ 85219 WESTERN AMERICAN LOAN INC., an Arizona Corporation Plaintiff, vs. ERIC M. GRAY and JANE DOE GRAY, Defendant(s). ) NO. CV20131890 SUMMONS THE STATE OF ARIZONA TO THE DEFENDANT(S): Eric M. Gray and Jane Doe Gray 1983 West Prospector Way Queen Creek, AZ 85142 1. You are summoned to respond to this complaint by filing an answer with this court and paying the court’s required fee. If you cannot afford to pay the required fee, you may request the court to waive or to defer the fee. 2. If you were served with this summons in the State of Arizona, the court must receive your answer to this complaint within twenty (20) calendar days from the date you were served. If you were served outside the State of Arizona, the court must receive your answer to the complaint within thirty (30) days from the date of service. If the last day is Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, you will have until the next working day to file your answer. When calculating time, do not count the day you were served with the summons. 3. This court is located at (physical address): 575 N. Idaho, Suite 200, Apache Junction, AZ 85219 4. Your answer must be in writing. (a) You may obtain an answer form from the court listed above, or on the Self-Service Center of the Arizona Judicial Branch website at http://www.azcourts.gov/ under the “Public Services” tab. (b) You may visit http://www.azturbocourt.gov/ to fill in your answer form electronically; this requires payment of an additional fee. (c) You may also prepare your answer on a plain sheet of paper, but, your answer must include the case number, the court location, and the names of the parties. 5. You must provide a copy of your answer to the plaintiff(s) or to the plaintiff’s attorney. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A WRITTEN ANSWER WITH THE COURT WITHIN THE TIME INDICATED ABOVE, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU, AS REQUESTED IN THE PLAINTIFF(S) COMPLAINT. Date: 6-7-2013 By the Court (COURT SEAL) /s/ Illegible Seal A copy of the Complaint may be obtained from the Clerk of the Apache Junction Justice Court, 575 N. 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