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FREE Bible Lessons on: Bible Authority – II Timothy 3:16-17 The Godhead – I John 5:7 Love and Commandments – John 14:15 The Old & New Testaments – Matthew 5:17-18 Grace – Titus 3:5 Faith – Hebrews 11:6 The Faith – Jude 3 The Church – Colossians 1:18, 24 Doctrinal Purity – Proverbs 30:5-6 Doctrinal Unity – I Corinthians 1:10 Spiritual Purity – Matthew 18:3 All materials are mailed to your home. You complete each lesson at your own pace. All references are from the King James Version. If interested call Angela: (480) 983-9706

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Southeast Valley Ledger James Carnes….....................................Publisher Michael Carnes...........................General Manager Jennifer Carnes................................…Managing Editor Mila Besich-Lira......................Advertising Director Andrew Luberda.....................................Reporter Bridgette Crosby.......................................Reporter Courtney Trumbull…................................Office Manager Submission of News and Opinions, please email: News@SEVLedger.com To Advertise, please email: Mila@SEVLedger.com or call: (480) 745-1055

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Find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/SanTanValleyNews and Twitter at Twitter.com/PinalToday Published each Wednesday at 22308 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 by Copper Area News Publishers. Mailing address is Southeast Valley Ledger, c/o Copper Area News Publishers, PO Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137.

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The Ledger is distributed via stands and mailed free to subscribers. Subscriptions are free to those with a Queen Creek or San Tan Valley address. “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

By Bridgette Crosby Southeast Valley Ledger The Queen Creek community welcomed Rise Services Inc. with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 29. Rise Services assists individuals with disabilities, services that are much needed in the area. The Rise Queen Creek Adult Day Program is located at 21258 E. Rittenhouse Rd. According the website, Rise Services, specializes in a wide range of day treatment programs in communities across the state. Programs are offered on a part or full time basis and offer an environment designed to “enrich and expand the individual’s life.” Activities include social and recreational opportunities as well as groups for exercise, cooking, and discussions. Arts and crafts, job skills, essential living skills and community volunteer activities are also included. Programs are open to individuals who have suffered brain injuries, strokes and cancer. Programs include home


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opportunities to QC, STV care and housekeeping options for the homebound. Rise Services accepts private pay, managed care and state funded options. “We are non-profit and committed to making a difference for individuals in every community that we serve,” said J.J. Auer, executive chief operating officer for Rise Services Inc. “We have been operating in Arizona for over 25 years and are pleased to be in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley.” Rise Services Inc. has another location in San Tan Valley located at 2510 E. Hunt Highway Suite 16 in the Copper Basin shops. The San Tan location opened in December of 2012. Jeffrey Lerner, director of day and employment services for Rise, stated that they are excited to be offering much needed services to the both communities. “We also offer transportation services and provide much needed social activities,” he said. “These services help individuals and families who may not have access to these types of programs if we were not here.” For more information about Rise Services, visit www.riseservicesinc.org or call 480-917-2034.

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Learn Your Lizards Guided at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Casa Grande naturalist and outdoor educator ‘Wild Man Phil’ Rakoci leads our series of Saturday guided outings for kids -- and all who enjoy Arizona’s most common, colorful and charismatic little reptiles. Learn more and connect with Wild Man Phil on Facebook. Lizard walks end with our Season Finale lizard walk September 14, when Phil will be joined by Arizona Game And Fish Department reptile researcher Abi King, and also Tucson author Larry Jones. Tour start time is 8:30 a.m. See photos and read more about Lizard Walks http://arboretum.ag.arizona.edu/events/ lizardwalk.html

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Scorpion Scavenger Hunt at San Tan Mountain Regional Park What has 8 legs, 2 pincers, and glows under a black light? SCORPIONS! Set out on a desert exploration at night as we search for these fascinating creatures and find out just how cool these amazing arachnids really are. We will be hiking 1 mile, round trip, on the Goldmine Trail; bring plenty of water, proper hiking attire, and a flashlight (black lights also encouraged, but are optional). Black lights will be available to rent at the visitor center through the Friends of San Tan. For more information call (480) 655-5554.

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All About Saguaros at San Tan Mountain Regional Park Why do saguaros grow arms? How old do they get? What are the unique strategies they use to survive and thrive in our desert? If you would like to know the answers to these questions, or any questions you may have about saguaros, then this one-hour presentation is for you! Bring your sandwich to the “Brown-Bag It” series inside our Visitor Center as Ranger B from Usery Park shares his love for the “jolly green giant of the desert.” From 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. for more information please call (480) 655-5554. Geology walking tour at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Local geologist Alan Seymour returns as guide for this once-a-month walk, a chance to see rocks and volcanic formations along our main trail on a guided tour that compresses almost two billion years of geologic history into just over one educational hour! Learn about Pinal schist, the volcanic origins of Picket Post Mountain and the Apache Leap tuff. Starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information please call 520-689-2811.

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By Bridgette Crosby Southeast Valley Ledger How many times do we stop to think about our shoes during the day? If they hurt us, or cause blisters? Imagine having no shoes and having to walk everywhere? For many people around the world, having a pair of shoes is a luxury they cannot afford. This fact is why Godfeet was born. Local resident David Gillette came up with the idea during church services at Rockpoint Church. “I was listening to Pastor Bill’s sermon and I was feeling that I needed to make a difference,” said Gillette. “It was summertime and hot outside. As I looked around I realized that everyone was wearing a pair of flip flops.” Gillette’s idea involved shoes and doing something good. Eventually, Gillette shared his idea with his wife and another couple from the same church. “Everyone really supported

and loved the idea,” he said. “They were all supportive and have been on board since day one.” After several years of developing and planning, Godfeet was launched in 2010 and is now a forprofit company that creates

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and sells footwear and clothing. For every pair of flip flops purchased, the company donates another pair to someone in need. Today, Godfeet is one of the country’s fastest growing Christian apparel companies. The footwear comes in all sizes and is made in China. Each pair sells between $17 and $30 and all the products are biodegradable. Another unique feature is that each pair of flip-flops have Christian scripture, verses and symbols on them. T-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts are also available. According to one fan, who recently received a set of footwear as a gift, “The flip flops are amazing, they are the most comfortable pair I have ever worn, and they’re inspirational too!” GodFeet is also the sole provider of footwear for Feed The Hungry, a large non-profit based in Phoenix. Gillette, his wife Shannon and their business partners decided that giving away a free pair of shoes wasn’t


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David and Shannon Gillette and Brandon and Miranda Andree of Godfeet. (Bridgette Crosby photo) doing enough good. They decided to start helping families in need and raise funds through selling Godfeet products. Basically, a family or individual can sign up to be sponsored during a 10 day time frame; $6 from each shirt sold will go directly to the family to help with medical bills, chemotherapy or other things that the family designates in advance. Godfeet then sends the money directly to the designated source. “It’s amazing how families and friends will pull together to help get the word out when we are doing one of our fundraisers. We are all about people and serving people,” said Shannon Gillette. “We have helped a lot of children who have cancer or who need surgeries. It’s something that is really important for us to do.” Godfeet is currently seeking families or individuals that would

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Starved mother dog, pups left at shelter; long road to recovery

By Bridgette Crosby Southeast Valley Ledger Journey is a sweet dog, a loving mother, and was almost starved to death. Journey and her pups were dropped off and left at the Pinal County Animal Shelter after hours. Her owners are anonymous, no one knows who they are, where they live, or why the dog was allowed to reach such a terrible state. Being a pit mix, Journey should weigh anywhere be-

tween 90 and 100 lbs. At the time she was abandoned, she weighed only 31 lbs. Her rib bones and her back bone are very pronounced. One leg is broken and needs to heal. On top of that, Journey was valiantly trying to nurse and care for a litter of six puppies. Scenes like this are becoming more frequent in Pinal County. In Arizona, animal cruelty laws state that, “A person commits cruelty to animals if he or she intention-

ally, knowingly or recklessly subjects any animal under the person’s custody or control to cruel neglect or abandonment, fails to provide medical attention necessary to prevent protracted suffering of any animal under the person’s custody or control, inflicts unnecessary physical injury on any animal, or recklessly subjects any animal to cruel mistreatment.” “Animal” is defined as a mammal, bird, reptile or amphibian. There are exclusions for hunting and agricultural activities as related to current laws. Pinal County Animal Control has an animal cruelty hotline that residents are encouraged to keep handy if they witness or see someone abusing or neglecting an animal. The number is 520-866-7618. The Barkside Rescue is one of several rescues in the area working to rehabilitate dogs that need homes. Almost every Saturday, you can find the

rescue in the parking lot near Pet Club at 40615 N. Gantzel Rd. in San Tan Valley. Dogs and puppies that need homes are available for people to see, pet and hold. Adoption fees vary. According to Wendy Crowder, assistant director of Barkside, “Journey has a long road of recovery ahead of her. She is just the sweetest thing. Right now, she will stay with the Barkside until her recovery is complete.” Crowder also added, “Compassion for animals isn’t such a hard thing. It costs you nothing. What’s hard is trying to understand why people do things like this to animals.” For more information on Barkside Rescue call 970396-4545 or visit www. thebarksiderescue.org. For information about pets available for adoption from Pinal County, call 520-509-3555 or visit pinalcountyaz.gov/ Departments/AnimalControl/ Pages/Home.aspx.

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Mary Parenteau awarded Certificate of Appreciation by American Legion By Bridgette Crosby Southeast Valley Ledger American Legion Post 97 in San Tan Valley recently awarded artist Mary Parenteau a certificate of appreciation during the Greater San Tan Chamber of Commerce luncheon in August. Parenteau was surprised by the gesture and received her certificate in front of an audience of chamber members, business owners and community leaders.

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Alan Pease, of the American Legion, presented the award. Pease stated, “The American Legion would like to thank Mrs. Parenteau for her selfless service and community spirit.” The American Legion Post 97 of San Tan Valley is a 100 percent community service organization that is self supporting and non-profit. According to the post’s website, the American Legion is the world’s largest veteran’s orga-

nization. Post 97 meets at Christ the Victor Lutheran Church on Arizona Farms Road. They are responsible for starting

important youth services in the San Tan Valley community which include fishing, shooting sports, and baseball teams at local high schools.

Bill Grubb of Greater San Tan Chamber and Alan Pease of Post 97 with Mary Parenteau. (Bridgette Crosby photo)

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Q & A: Poston Butte Head Coach Mike DeLaTorre

DOUG OSBORNE SENIOR – COMBS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: FOOTBALL / WRESTLING / TRACK & FIELD POSITIONS: SS – RB / 152 LB / POLE VAULT You have been in the Combs’ football program for four years now. What makes this year’s team different than previous teams? This year’s team has become more of family. Other teams didn’t have the experience we do. At camp in Show Low we worked on changing our team’s culture. We ran sprints one night in the pouring rain in Show Low in an effort to show our determination. As a three-sport student-athlete, do you find each sport helps you prepare or train for the other sports you participate in? Of course, football helps with strength. Tackling in football is similar to a takedown in wrestling. The pole vault helps with my speed and my upper body strength. Each sport helps me in some way with the other sports. What are your plans after graduation? I have a lot of work to do still. But my plans include trying to get my name out there and earn a college scholarship. If I walk on somewhere I’m interested in Manchester University in Indiana. Where ever

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Broncos’ head football coach Mike DeLaTorre graciously spoke with the Ledger in advance of his team’s game versus Dobson High School. The Mustangs’ head coach is George DeLaTorre, Mike’s father. How much did your father’s job as a football coach influence you to become a football coach? He being a football coach greatly influenced my involvement in football. I grew up going to games every Friday night. He never said that he wanted me to be a player or coach; it was just from being around it and him while growing up. My kids and his grandkids are looking forward to seeing grandpa on the other side of the field. They keep

saying, ‘it’s so weird.’ What’s the best advice you received from your dad about being a head football coach? Best advice as a coach: Preparation – Most games are usually won by the effort and input that goes in during the spring and summer. And don’t over-complicate the game. High school football is not the NFL or the college game. How are you viewing this unique situation? Are you embracing it or do you find it challenging in any way? I am viewing this as a great opportunity to play against one of the best coaches that I have known. It completes the cycle of me playing for him, then coaching for him, and now playing against him.

I expect you want it to be ‘business as usual’ this week but it’ll probably be hard for the players to do that. Will you say anything to them that you can share? With the players we are keeping it business as usual. The game is ultimately about the kids playing the game and accomplishing the goals that our seniors have set for themselves. How will the post-game handshake be different than other post-game handshakes? Do you think it will be emotional? The handshake will probably be a hug and probably last a little longer than the impersonal bitter handshake that is typical of most post-game encounters.

The Four Corners of Sports ... with Andrew Luberda POSTON BUTTE Girls’ Golf – The Broncos opened their 2013 season in a home match with Queen Creek and Higley at the Golf Club at Johnson Ranch. The Broncos finished third in the three-team match. The team has five golfers on the roster: Freshman Madison Taylor; sophomores Kelsee Haws, Joelle Hinman, and Alissa Pattridge; and junior Alexandra Verrier. Upcoming schedule: September 11, 2013, Seton/Combs @ TBD; Sept. 16, AJ/Maricopa @ Golf Club at Johnson Ranch; Sept. 18, AJ/Seton @ Golf Club at Johnson Ranch. Boys’ Golf – The Broncos opened their season on August 27, 2013, by finishing 2nd in a four-team match with Fairfax, Cesar Chavez, and Independence at Aguila GC. The team has 13 golfers on the roster: Freshmen Joseph Riley, Erik Kuebler, and Skyler Nunes; sophomores Nathan Hull, Michael Reaves, Jeremiah Carioto,

Tyler Bandelier, Thomas Green, and Nicholas LewisVeal; juniors Johnathan Brewer, Dereck Guenther, and Adam Krause; and senior Michael Lechuga who was the 2012 Golden Bronco. The Broncos finished 2nd in a three-team match with Apache Junction and Combs on Aug. 29 at Apache Creek GC and finished 3rd in a four-team match with Higley, Vista Grande and Maricopa at Las Colinas GC on Sept. 3. Upcoming schedule: Sept. 12, Maricopa/Vista Grande/Fairfax @ Southern Dunes GC; Sept. 17, Campo Verde/Combs/AJ @ Golf Club at Johnson Ranch. QUEEN CREEK Girls’ Golf – The Bulldogs began their 2013 season by winning a three-team match with Poston Butte and Higley on August 28, 2013, at the Golf Club at Johnson Ranch in San Tan Valley. The Bulldogs have seven golfers on their roster: Freshmen Jessica King and

Paige Orem; sophomore Victoria Barbari; juniors Hailee Webb, Taylor Sellers, and Celine Boute; senior Mckayla Hull, who head coach Edd Hennerley calls his team leader and the team’s number one player. Upcoming schedule: Sept. 11, Williams Field @ Las Colinas GC; Sept. 16, Cesar Chavez/Westview/Centennial @ TBD; Sept. 18, AJ/ Poston Butte @ TBD. Football – Bulldogs’ offensive line coach Travis Schureman is the new head football coach after Joe Germaine relinquished his role as head coach last week. According to an online report, Germaine stepped aside due to increasing time requirements at his primary job. “This wasn’t something that was decided the last couple days,” Germaine told Les Willsey of www. AIA365.com. “My job since the end of last season has required more of my time. Sports, Page 11


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September 11, 2013

Southeast Valley Ledger

The Bubbly Hostess makes a family favorite

By Heather Sneed The Bubbly Hostess Special to the Ledger Welcome back! I made these popovers for the first time and my boys loved them; they were a favorite of mine growing up. My 7-year-old is learning about properties and matter in science, and was especially interested in the chemical change as they baked. My mom still has the page of this recipe out of the September 1973 edition of Family Circle that she cut out and saved. For best results, make sure the eggs and milk are both at room temperature before mixing. It is also really important to ensure the greased muffin pans (or custard cups) are sizzling hot before the batter is

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Continued from Page 8 So much I couldn’t devote the effort needed to be head coach. Travis is here and has been doing a lot of the work. He’s been here since before I got here, and I think it was right that he be the guy. He is the coach moving forward.” Schureman’s home debut leading the defending state champions will be Friday, September 13, 2013, when the Bulldogs host Show Low in their home opener. Game time is 7:00 p.m. According to a report by Jason Jewell at www.247football.com, senior running back Matt Guida has verbally committed to the Air Force Academy. Guida, one of the top players in the state, rushed for nearly 3,000 yards as a junior and was named the 2012 Football Player of the Year by the East Valley Tribune. COMBS Girls’ Volleyball – The Coyotes started their season

added. I let my butter heat a little too long and wound up with browned butter, but it was still OK – just avoid burning it! Popovers Makes 10-12 Popovers 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, slightly beaten (room temperature) 1 cup milk (room temperature) 1 ½ teaspoons plus ¼ - ½ teaspoon melted margarine, melted butter, or beef drippings (I told you recipe was old!) Preheat oven to 450 degrees. While you are making the batter, heat muffin pan (preferably iron), adding between ¼ - ½ teaspoon melted butter or other fat to each muffin cup.

The pan and grease need to be hot – but not burned. My mom used custard cups on a baking sheet for years; I own a dozen of the same glass custard cups, so I did the same. Popover pans are now available – but I really didn’t need another pan to try and store somewhere in my kitchen. To make the batter, add sifted flour and salt into a deep bowl and make a well in the center. Add two eggs to the well with ½ cup milk, and 1 ½ teaspoons melted butter or other fat. Slowly stir flour into liquids until mixture is fairly smooth and like sour cream. Stir in additional ½ cup milk. Mixture should be smooth but not overbeaten and should be the thickness of heavy sweet cream.

victorious as they defeated Globe on September 3, 2013, 3 – 1. Upcoming schedule: September 12, 2013, vs. San Tan Foothills; Sept. 17, vs. Florence. SAN TAN FOOTHILLS Girls’ Volleyball – The

Sabercats’ season began on a down note as they were defeated by Horizon Honors on September 3, 2013, 3 – 0. Upcoming schedule: September 12, @ Combs; Sept. 17, @ Gilbert Classical Academy.

Once the cups are sizzling hot, fill each one about 2/3 of the way with batter. Bake in a very hot oven (450 degrees) for 15 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees, and bake another 20 minutes. Whatever you do, do not open the oven door. When done, remove from pan and prick a small hole on each side of the popover so that steam can escape. Otherwise, the popovers may turn soggy inside. Next week you will see

another family recipe here – but this time from a guest columnist’s family and it will be the perfect segue into the fall season. Please stop by my Facebook page or blog and leave a comment. You can find me at www. thebubblyhostess.blogspot. com. You can also “LIKE” my page on Facebook at on.fb.me/ZmpQ1L. Lastly - always remember to make the most out of your planning, so you

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