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By Regina Ford | rford@gvnews.com arching bands are tuning up, floats are being finished and clowns are getting their silly wigs and face paint ready in preparation for the 46th Annual Country Fair White Elephant Parade in Green Valley on Saturday, Oct. 30. An impressive 116 entries are signed up to travel down La Canada Drive, south of Esperanza Boulevard to Paseo del Parado, just north of Continental Road, where the parade ends. As of early October, approximately 102 groups had signed up to join the parade but last minute calls resulted in more and more people wanting to be included in one of Green Valley’s most popular community events, says Parade Chair Judy Oestreich. This year’s parade lineup even boasts more than nine new entries—groups that have signed up to be included for the very first time, Oestreich says. Each year the parade highlights a theme and this year’s slogan is “Celebrating a New Era,” the first stepping stone to the future for the White Elephant who hit a milestone last year with its 45th anniversary of giving GREEN VALLEY back to the community. “The parade is an amazing amount of work AND SUN to organize but my committee and the many

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volunteers who have worked the parade before have stepped up to assist,” Oestreich says. “It’s what we do and why the White Elephant will continue to keep giving back yearafter-year.” This year’s parade theme couldn’t be more appropriate when describing this year’s grand marshal, Manuel Valenzuela. Valenzuela was appointed in March as the new Sahuarita Unified School District superintendent, officially taking over July 1 from Jay St. John, former SUSD superintendent and currently president of the CFWE Board of Directors and last year’s parade chair. Parade judges are Roland Herrmann, a retired judge now active with the Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior, Diane Christopher, associate pastor of education and outreach at Valley Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Edward Mullins, interim rector at St. Francis-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church. continued page 6

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Parade emcees are Joey Lessa of the local KGVY 1080 radio station, and Regina Ford of the Green Valley News and Sun. This year’s parade entrants includes some of the viewer’s favorites like the Santa Cruz Valley Car Nuts and the Sabbar Shrine Temple, who each year feature their popular miniature cars, clowns and the Shriner’s Oriental Band. Many veterans groups will be represented as well as the colorful school marching bands from Rio Rico, Nogales and Sahuarita. The parade always draws large crowds, many arriving early with their own chairs to secure a place near the judges’ stand on La Canada Drive near the Quality Inn, just south of Esperanza Boulevard. Closing of the northbound lanes on La Cañada from Continental Road to Camino Casa Verde will be at 8:30 a.m. Staging of entries begins after 8:30 a.m. with the assistance of the parade marshals. The parade itself gets under way at 10 a.m. and will last until about noon, when the last entry turns off La Cañada onto Paseo del Parado, near the West Center, according to Oestreich. The southbound lanes of La Cañada will remain open to traffic during the parade.

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1 Pima County Sheriff’s Department 2 Pima County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse 3 Green Valley Sheriff’s Auxiliary 4 Green Valley Fire District 5 Boy Scout Troop 301 of Sahuarita 6 GRAND MARSHAL 7 Country Fair White Elephant 8 Green Valley Branch 77, Fleet Reserve 9 Sahuarita NJROTC 10 United States Submarine Veterans 11 Sahuarita High School Band 12 GV American Legion Post 66 13 Santa Cruz Valley Car Nuts 14 Green Valley and Canoa Lions 15 Cub Scout Pack 328 16 Wade Carpenter Middle School Eagle Pride Band 17 NARFE 18 St. Andrew’s Childrens Clinic 19 Continental Builders Club 20 Young Artists Community Ballet 21 The Pride of Nogales Marching Band 22 Old Pueblo Miata Club 23 The Rock of Sahuarita 24 BAJA Sports Organization 25 Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce 26 The Villages of Green Valley 27 United Community Health Center 28 (A) Rio Rico High School Jr. ROTC Color Guard 28 (B) Rio Rico High School Marching Hawks 29 Arivaca 4-H Club 30 Arizona Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwan Do 31 Green Valley Tap Club 32 Casa de Esperanza 33 Green Valley Masonic Lodge 34 Sabbar Shrine Temple 35 Ladies Oriented Shrine of N.A. Oasis Court #75 36 Knights of Pythias 37 Desert Shadows Middle School Band 38 Southern Arizona PT Cruisers/Prowler 39 Green Valley Elks Lodge #2592 40 Community Food Banks 41 Helmet Peak Fire Department 42 American Cancer Society 43 Knights of Columbus 44 SERR’s Towing Inc 45 Len & Anna Magnor 46 Santa Rita Nursing & Rehab Center 47 Friends In Deed 48 Valle Verde Chapter of the American Business Women’s Assn 49 Optimist Club Of Green Valley/Sahuarita 50 Green Valley Sahuarita Scooter Club 51 Chapter EJ P.E.O. 52 Green Valley Recreation Volunteers 53 Sons of the American Revolution 54 Custom Plus / GV Self Storage 55 Green Valley Community Church 56 Power From the Past 57 Italian Catholic Federation Branch 425

58 McNeely Financial Services 59 Our Lady of the Valley Youth Group 60 Sonora Desert Off Road Ctr. Inc. 61 Acra Constructioin, LLC 62 American Legion Madera Post #131 63 Anza Trail School Band and Color Guard 64 Teen Challenge of Arizona’s Springboard 65 Kiwanis Club of Green Valley 66 Arizona Choral Society 67 KARE Family Center 68 Ray High School JROTC Marine Corps 69 Titan Missle Museum 70 Santa Cruz Val MOWW (military order of world wars) 71 Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office 72 His Hers Sugar & Spice Beauty Salon 73 7 Pipers Band 74 The Scottish Rite - UA Child Language Center 75 Sahurita Middle School Band 76 Jim Wehking 77 Silver Sneakers Fitness Program 78 AAUW American Assocation of Univ. Women 79 Rapid Sound Inc 80 Comprehensive Medical Care 81 Access Wisdom Home Care 82 Bikers Against Child Abuse 83 Arivaca Volunteer Fire Dept. 84 Fletcher Organ Studios 85 Service Master Clean of Green Valley 86 Town of Sahuarita 87 Valley Assistance Services 88 Jazzercize 89 Rental Center of Southern Arizona 90 Rose Society of Green Valley 91 Green Valley Aquabelles 92 Borderland Food Bank 93 The Animal Leaque of Green Valley 94 Housley Builders 95 Sahuarita Rebels Baseball Club 96 Dancin Savvy 97 Great Expectations Acadamy 98 Parkinsons Disease Support Group 99 Charles Mingus Hometown Jazz Festival 100 Freeport Mc Mo Ran - Sierrita Property 101 GV Detachment #1126 Marine Corps League 102 Cub Scout Pack 321 103 First Assembly of God Sahuarita 104 Continental School Parent Teacher Club 105 Piecitos Child Care 106 Green Valley Flower & Gifts 107 Salvation Army 108 Parcel Plus 109 Zeta Hair Salon & Day Spa 110 United State Border Patrol 111 Elephant Head Volunteer Fire Department 112 Silver Springs Retirement Community 113 National Auto Glass 114 Miss Arizona 2010 KATHRYN BULKLEY

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By Regina Ford | rford@gvnews.com ach year the Country Fair White Elephant selects a parade theme that best reflects how residents feel about the community where they live, work and volunteer. Last year the CFWE celebrated an impressive 45 years of giving back to the community. A year ago this month the White Elephant opened the doors to its brand new building. The White Elephant board of directors and volunteers recognize year 46 as a new beginning with nowhere to go but up in its quest to give back to the community. In keeping with the theme, “Celebrating a New Era,” the White Elephant’s selection of Manuel O. Valenzuela as this year’s parade grand marshal illustrates another new beginning. Valenzuela was appointed the new superintendent of the Sahuarita Unified School District last March, officially taking over the top spot on July 1 from Jay St. John who retired after serv-

ing more than 11 years in the position. Prior to that appointment, Valenzuela served as SUSD assistant superintendent. Valenzuela recounted the story of his painful transition as a five-yearold from Spanish to English at the June school board meeting where he was formally named superintendent and where proud family members packed the front row of the auditorium. He earned a doctorate in education despite arriving in kindergarten with almost no knowledge of English some 40 years ago in Flowing Wells a School District. His father and mother were immigrants from Mexico and his father worked in the copper mine at San Manuel. They viewed education as a way up for their children and Valenzuela took advantage of the public school system in Arizona. During the past five years he has been the Sahuarita School District’s expert in standardized testing. continued page 8

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For a chunk of that time, as former Superintendent Jay St. John, who spent countless hours seeking funding and property for new schools, said “Manny was running the district.” Valenzuela earned a bachelor of science degree with a major in chemistry from the University of Arizona in 1988, earning a master of education degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University in 1993. In 1998, he was the first educator in Arizona to be notified of being selected to receive the prestigious Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award. At that time he was principal of Walter Douglas Elementary School in Tucson’s Flowing Wells Unified School District. In 2002, he completed his doctor of education degree at the University of Arizona. In September 2008, Valenzuela and the SUSD were featured in the “American School Board Journal” regarding the district’s challenges in providing excellence in education and managing topics related to immigration and border issues. During his first five-year tenure with the district, he renewed

the district’s participation in Arizona’s prestigious educational recognition programs. This resulted in a Top 10 finalist for Arizona Teacher of the Year (2007), a Top 5 Arizona Teacher of the Year Ambassador for Excellence (2010) and an Arizona A+ School (2009). He is an adjunct professor in the Educational Leadership Department at the College of Education, University of Arizona. Valenzuela is a Tucson native and lives there with his wife, Sandra, and two daughters, Brianne, 19, and Kristen, 16. “The Country Fair White Elephant partnership exemplifies a spirit of collaboration and community that makes great things possible,” Valenzuela says. “Their support directly enhances the quality of educational programs and services that our students receive. For example, these funds provide field trips that enrich the classroom learning, athletic resources, playground equipment, instructional technology, and professional development. Education is a true investment in the future and the team at CFWE contributes greatly to maximizing the return on that investment. That return is providing every youngster with an opportunity to achieve his/her dreams in the complex and rapidly changing 21st Century world. Together, we are making a difference!”

paradejudges ach year a panel of judges has the task of deciding the winning entries in Green Valley’s favorite parade as each vie for the top winning prize of a ceramic White Elephant trophy. From marching bands and equestrians to costumed clowns and colorful floats, participants in the annual Country Fair White Elephant Parade can win recognition in a variety of divisions.

The eight entry categories are: • Church and social groups • Commercial • Equestrian • Marching bands • Marching units • Service and charitable organizations • Special interest groups • Youth groups The three parade judges for 2010 are members of local churches—two newcomers and one longtime resident—who all are excited to judge the parade whose theme reflects today’s community, “Celebrating a new Era.”

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Roland Herrmann, 80, is a longtime Green Valley resident with roots that go back to 1991 when he and his wife Frances took to the southwest after he retired in 1991. The son of a German Lutheran minister, Herrmann was born and raised in a small farm town in Carroll, Iowa, one of 13 children. He was a judge on the 19th Judicial Circuit Court of McHenry County, Ill., from 1976 to 1991. After two years as an army corporal at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, he began a family tradition when he attended and graduated from Valparaiso University, Ind. The Herrmanns were married in 1954 and raised three children. Herrmann says it’s a honor to serve as a parade judge this year. “You could say being a judge is in my blood,” he adds. “Of course, it’s a little different than a personal injury case. I think it should be more entertaining.” Diane Christopher, 56, is a newcomer to the Green Valley community and to the Country Fair White Elephant, moving to the area nine months ago. She is the associate pastor of eduction and outreach at Valley Presbyterian Church in Green Valley. She grew up in Minneapolis, Minn., where her parents and brother still reside. After earning a bachelor of science degree in nutrition from the University of Minnesota, she worked in a hospital as a nutritionist for 12 years. She later attended Bethel Seminary in St. Paul. Her first pastorate was at Christ Presbyterian in Madison, Wis., as associate pastor and later served First Presbyterian Church in Glassboro, N.J., as a solo pastor. Christopher says she loves the outdoors and considers herself

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an environmentalist. “I get outside any chance I can to walk, hike, bike and watch birds and any other wildlife,” she says. Her love of reading is no secret—even naming her two cats, Barnes and Noble. Christopher describes what she sees as the high degree of volunteerism the community as “very impressive” and is looking forward to serving as a parade judge. The Rev. Edward Mullins, 66, is recently retired from long tenured ministries around the country. He is currently serving as

interim pastor at St. Francis-in-the Valley Episcopal Church in Green Valley where he plans to be for the next year. Afterwards, he and his wife, Diana will be moving to their beach cottage in Corolla, N.C. In addition to preaching, teaching and pastoral care, Mullins is a photographer for his church and has also contributed many of the photos in this issue of the White Elephant Parade Magazine, including those of the judges and the parade emcees. Asked what excites him the most about judging the upcoming parade, Mullins says, “The chance to take some great photos.”

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A really big sale kicks off Country Fair White Elephant days By Regina Ford | rford@gvnews.com shopping-lovers dream mixed with special entertainment will kick-off the start of Country Fair White Elephant Days this year. The popular Midnight Madness Green Valley Style runs Thursday, Oct. 28, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Green Valley’s White Elephant shop, 601 N. La Cañada Drive. As if there aren’t enough great bargains all year at the White Elephant thrift store, the public is invited to buy even more at this special annual event full of outstanding shopping with goods set aside especially for those who know a deal when they see one. “Since April we’ve been putting away designer fashions and upscale casual wear and the best in ladies’ clothing earmarked for Midnight Madness,” says the event’s chairwoman, Terri Anderko. “And we have to mention the 200 pairs of ladies shoes that will be for sale too.” GREEN VALLEY Shoppers will find brand name clothing, as well as fur coats and cruise wear, dress coats, AND SUN seasonal attire and handbags and hats.

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“We’ll have things that are “extra special” in quality for the shopper who appreciates finer fashions,” Anderko adds. Midnight Madness co-chairs Joyce Barber and Shirley Tincher are just as excited about this year’s sale. “High-end jeans and tops are also going to be for sale,” Tincher says. “We are saying everything is casual to elegant and we have it, including a brand new Coach handbag.” All departments in the store will be open for shopping. “Christmas items, frames and newer editions of books will also be for sale,” Anderko adds. “Each department will have lots of merchandise to sell so even if you aren’t interested in women’s clothing, there will be something to buy.” The store that day will be open its regular hours, 9 a.m. to noon, then close until 3 p.m. so volunteers can put up bring in the special clothing and prepare for the busy afternoon ahead. Lines of shoppers start long before the official 3 p.m. opening and store manager Karen Morales estimates that several hundred shoppers were waiting in line at the start of the event last year, when Midnight Madness sales totaled $11,327 for the three

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hours, the second highest take in the history of the event. The thrift store will also have inhouse entertainment so shoppers can enjoy some background music as they clamor for bargains and door prizes too. Additional parking will be available in the parking lot at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. In addition, the Continental Shopping Plaza in Green Valley will host its Country Fair Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 2830 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some highlights include the Santa Cruz Valley Car Nuts collectible cars on display all three days, a juried art show, the Green Valley Stage Band on Thursday at 10 a.m., the Bavarian Brass Band on Friday at 10 a.m. and the always popular Rotarian cookout featuring tasty brats on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the courtyard. Check out all the times and details in the Continental Shopping Plaza magazine inside the Country Fair White Elephant magazine. At the Green Valley Village, the fair runs Friday through Sunday, Oct. 29-31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featured will be art, crafts, merchant sales and food. Also look for the big bands, the fire department and an Oktoberfest Beer Garden and BBQ at American Legion Post No. 131, all three days. Saturday events will include the Green Valley Aires Barbershop Chorus, Green Valley Concert Band, Bravo Ballroom and Miss Arizona 2010.

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blank next to No. 1. And while you are visiting the White Elephant, you just might want to shop for a few of those CFWE bargains that shoppers just rave about. After you complete the answer form, you can drop it in a special box at the White Elephant thrift store. There will also be another box in the lobby of the Green Valley News to deposit your forms. The forms will be judged for correct answers and if there are more than one entry that’s 100 percent correct, a drawing will take place to choose the winner. The contest runs until Nov. 10 and the winners will be announced in the Green Valley News on Nov. 14. Prizes include $50, $25, and $10 gift certificates to the White Ele phant, and anyone who’s shopped there knows that a dollar goes a long way! One lucky winner will get the grand prize of a 32-inch flat screen HDTV. CFWE volunteers and management, as well as their spouses and Green Valley News employees and their spouses are ineligible to play.

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By Regina Ford | rford@gvnews.com & Karen Morales | Country Fair White Elephant General Manager he Country Fair White Elephant has been committed through the years to helping students in a variety of ways, not only providing scholarships through the White Elephant’s Hollace G. Roberts Foundation, but also through major donations made directly to public and private schools and other educational organizations whose interests have been in funding quality educational programs for the youth in Green Valley, Sahuarita and the surrounding communities. CFWE General Manager Karen Morales is especially proud of the White Elephant Summer Student Work Program. The White Elephant Summer Student Work Program began in June of 2006 when it became very apparent that strong workers were needed for the receiving department at the White Elephant Thrift Store during the summer months when many regular volunteers were away.

Initially, it was decided that 14 and 15-year-old students from Sahuarita Middle Schools would fit the criteria for working in the program. Because they were not eligible to work at local businesses due to their age, the White Elephant was able to hire the students for limited hours each day during the summer and the program would benefit everyone involved. Sahuarita Schools students were contacted through their middle school principal for participation in the program that first year. Five students were selected for the first year program and the results were extremely positive. All the students were great workers and were very excited to be hired for their first part-time job. The program became a life-skills experience for the students, giving them a head-start for future employment. Since that first year, the program has grown in a variety of ways. Students who participate are still selected through the Sahuarita Schools human resources director, but the criteria has expanded to include both middle school and high school students.

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| Past benificiaries of Country Fair White Elephant scholarships, from top: Kim Valdez, Stephen Myers and Susan Olds.

Students who have worked at least one summer at the White Elephant are encouraged to apply again the following year. In this way, returning students are already trained and experienced with the procedures required to do their jobs and can help the new students learn the necessary skills. White Elephant volunteers and management also train the students.

All students are required to meet the following qualifications to be considered for the Summer Student Work Program: • Complete a White Elephant employment application and submit all necessary tax paperwork through the Sahuarita Schools human resource director. • Attend a panel interview with White Elephant management. • Agree to the work program requirements and have parental permission to participate. • Be on time and available for the entire duration of the program. • Attend orientation and agree to all rules and regulations as outlined in the Student Handbook. The qualifications for becoming a White Elephant student worker were created with the student’s best interest in mind. Each student has the opportunity to experience how to complete an application, how to be interviewed, and learns that it requires personal responsibility to work at a regular job.

The added bonus is that each student is able to earn extra money over the summer months, with students receiving paychecks once at the end of June and then again on their last day of work. At the end of the program, each student is given an evaluation which is shared with the superintendent and the human resources director at Sahuarita Schools. During the years 2007-09, the White Elephant hired six students each summer and this year eight students were hired for the program. Each year the program has had a positive impact on the work environment at the White Elephant. The students have done a great job in assisting volunteers and staff with the receiving department duties and in various other departments. In addition, several of the students have worked on the sales floor and have even learned to sell furniture and work as cashiers. This creates a win-win situation, giving the students valuable experience that they will be able to use in future employment situations. The White Elephant is proud to support and fund this innovative program that gives student participants a solid foundation and great advantage as they begin their journey to higher education and future employment.

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By Regina Ford | rford@gvnews.com lthough the economy played havoc with many nonprofits across the country last year forcing them to have tighter purse strings for those in need, the Country Fair White Elephant still handed out a whopping $1.3 million in checks last December to brighten the spirits of 125 social service agencies, youth groups, local charities, school districts and other entities, the Green Valley News reported. Judy Barkley, the 2009 CFWE Contributions Committee chair, announced the names of the recipients at the special check distribution day at the West Center. Each came up to collect a check but not before publicly thanking the CFWE board of directors and the dozens of CFWE thrift store volunteers who came to watch the fruits of their labors. Eight groups received checks for the first time. With requests for more than $2 million last year, Barkley said that children, education and helping fund disease control groups was a priority. Topping the list of large check recipients were the Green Valley Community Food Bank and Borderland Food Bank, each collecting $47,500. Public schools received checks totaling $308,250, and adult and child assistance programs received checks totaling $678,250. In its first 45 years, the CFWE has given back to the community nearly $16.7 million. An additional $100,000, not included in the annual total, goes to the Hollace G. Roberts Foundation, an affiliate of the CFWE that funds college scholarships for local students. The CFWE thrift store, 601 N. La Cañada Drive, boasts about 500 volunteers who sort, price and sell donated clothing, furniture, appliances, art, jewelry, collectibles, house wares, linens, books and records, building supplies, televisions, stereos, computers and more. Proceeds go right back into the community and are distributed

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The Country Fair White Elephant announced $1.3 million in donations to organizations that are local or help local residents. Here is the list:

PUBLIC SCHOOLS • Continental Schools ...................................................... $35,000 • Desert Shadows Middle School ..................................... $7,000 • Wade Carpenter Middle School ..................................... $7,000 • Pierson Vocational High School ..................................... $4,000 • Calabasas Middle School .............................................. $11,500 • Mountain View Elementary School ............................... $7,000 • Pena Blanca Elementary School .................................... $7,000 • Rio Rico High School ...................................................... $20,000

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yearly on a date set aside each December. “Check distribution day is what we work for,” said Karen Morales, CFWE general manager. “It’s an emotional day, not only for those groups getting checks but for us as well.” In 2007, the CFWE gave away $1.4 million. The board of directors decided to hold that amount of donations given to organizations other than the Roberts Foundation to $1.3 million for the next few years due to a major store expansion project. That project is now complete and Morales said she hopes the thrift store can focus on making and giving away more money in the future as a result of the store’s expansion.

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• San Cayetano Elementary School ................................. $7,000 • AJ Mitchell School ........................................................... $7,000 • Coatimundi Middle School .......................................... $11,500 • Robert Becker Elementary School ................................. $1,000 • AJ Mitchell School PTC .................................................... $3,750 • Sahuarita High School .................................................. $40,000 • Sahuarita Intermediate School ................................... $24,000 • Sahuarita Middle School .............................................. $25,000 • Sahuarita Primary School ............................................ $15,000 • Sahuarita District Super. (training, supplies) ........................................................... $4,000 • Sopori Elementary School ............................................ $25,000 • Anza Trail School ........................................................... $35,000 • Great Expectations Academy ......................................... $8,000 • Montessori De Santa Cruz ............................................. $3,500

PRIVATE SCHOOLS • Los Ninos de Valle ......................................................... $25,000 • St. Andrew’s Pre-school .................................................. $5,000 • Lourdes Catholic School ................................................. $5,000

YOUTH GROUPS • American Legion Baseball .............................................. $2,000 • Arivaca 4-H ....................................................................... $1,000 • Ballet Continental ........................................................... $8,000 • Boys & Girls Club-Santa Cruz ...................................... $20,000 • Boy Scouts of America - Catalina Council .................... $9,000 • Continental School PTC .................................................. $5,000

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NATIONAL DISEASE CONTROL • Alzheimer’s Association ................................................. $7,000 • American Cancer Association ..................................... $10,000 continued page 18

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• American Heart Association ........................................ $10,000 • American Red Cross ...................................................... $12,500 • Arthritis Found .............................................................. $10,000 • APDA Parkinson’s Support Group, GV ......................... $10,000 • Retinoblastoma of Arizona .......................................... $10,000 • Sabbar Shrine Temple ................................................... $30,000 • Casa Support Council PC ................................................ $2,500

ADULT/CHILDREN ASSISTANCE • Amado Community Food Bank ................................... $37,500 • Amado/Sahuarita Adult Literacy Center ...................... $3,000 • Arivaca Area Health Services ........................................ $2,500 • Arivaca Coordinating Council/HR .............................. $30,000 • Arizona Children’s Association .................................. $15,000 • Borderland Food Bank ................................................. $47,500 • Carivaca Estates ............................................................. $3,000 • Carondelet Foundation ................................................ $30,000 • Carondelet Foundation burns/trauma ...................... $15,000 • Casa De Esperanza Adult Services .............................. $30,000 • Casa De Esperanza Behavioral Health ........................ $20,000 • Casa De Esperanza Community Center ..................... $20,000 • Child & Family Rescue Tucson ....................................... $2,500 • Christian Prison Ministries ............................................ $3,000 • Crossroads Nogales Mission ........................................ $15,000 • Desert Dove Farm ............................................................ $1,500

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• GV Assistance Services ................................................. $45,000 • Green Valley CERT Council ............................................. $1,000 • GV Community Food Bank ........................................... $47,500 • GV Community Foundation ......................................... $20,000 • Green Valley Recreation .................................................. $4,000 • Green Valley Senior Games ............................................ $1,000 • Habitat For Humanity-Santa Cruz .............................. $20,000 • Lutheran Social Ministry ................................................ $5,000 • Military Order of WWs........................................................ $750 • Arivaca Community Garden (PPEP) ............................... $1,500 • Arivaca Community Center (1) ....................................... $1,000 • Arivaca Community Center (2) ....................................... $1,000 • Rebuilding Together ........................................................ $5,000 • Ronald McDonald House .............................................. $10,000 • Sahuarita Police Citizens VIP ......................................... $3,500 • Sahuarita S.T.O.P. ............................................................. $5,000 • St. Andrew’s Clinic ......................................................... $35,000 • San Xavier Mission Christmas Toys .............................. $4,000 • Santa Cruz Sheriff D.A.R.E. ............................................. $4,000 • Santa Cruz County Search & Rescue ............................ $2,000 • Santa Cruz Training Program ....................................... $10,000 • SAV .................................................................................. $12,500 • Scottish Rite Child Language Center ............................ $7,500 • S. Arizona VA Health Care System ................................ $5,000 • Sun Sounds of Arizona ................................................... $8,000 • Teen Challenge ................................................................ $6,500 • The Salvation Army ...................................................... $42,500 • The Way Of The Heart ..................................................... $5,000

GREEN VALLEY ACE HARDWARE • Benjamin Moore Paint • Elastek Roof Coatings • Screen Department • Key Cutting QUESTION #2: How • Lock Re-Keying many permanent dressing rooms • Computer Paint Matching are available to try • Tool Rental on clothing at the White Elephant? • Carpet Steamer Rental • Glass Cutting • Rewards Program • Leanin’ Tree Greeting Cards • Earthtones Decorative House Number Tiles • De-Scale It Products • Special Order Services 115 W. Esperanza Blvd. Green Valley Village • Green Valley, AZ 85614

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• Tu Nidito Children & Family Services ........................... $5,000 • Tubac Health Care Foundation .................................... $10,000 • Tucson Children’s Museum ............................................ $5,000 • United Community Health Center .............................. $43,000 • Woodworkers of Green Valley ........................................ $1,000 • SCC Young Audiences ..................................................... $5,000 • Youth On Their Own ....................................................... $9,500 • Bag It ................................................................................. $3,000 • Santa Cruz Association for Blind .................................. $2,000 • Angels Purse .................................................................... $3,000 • Hands of a Friend ............................................................ $3,000

COMMUNITY ART SUPPORT • Arizona Aerospace Foundation — Titan Missile $6,000 • Big Band Sounds of Green Valley ................................... $1,500 • Greater GV Arts Council ................................................. $1,500 • Green Valley Concert Band ............................................. $1,500 • Green Valley Stage Band ................................................. $1,500 • Hilltop Art Gallery Nogales ............................................ $1,500 • Tubac Center of the Arts ................................................. $4,000 • Green Valley String Ensemble ........................................ $1,000 • Community Center for the Performing Arts ................ $3,000 • Arizona Choral Society ...................................................... $500

AREA NATURE STUDY • The Animal League of GV ............................................... $5,000 • Friends of Tumacacori .................................................... $1,500 • Green Valley Gardeners .................................................. $2,000

CFWE • Rose Society of Green ....................................................... $500 • Santa Cruz Humane Society .......................................... $4,000 • Simpson’s Wildlife Sanctuary ........................................ $5,500 • Friends Of Madera Canyon ............................................. $3,500 • Tubac Historical Society .................................................... $500 • MedianGreen .................................................................... $2,000

RURAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS • Arivaca Fire Dept. .......................................................... $15,000 • Elephant Head Volunteer Fire Dept. ............................ $15,000 • Helmet Peak Volunteer Fire Dept. ............................... $15,000

TOTALS* Public schools ....................................... $308,250 | 23.71 percent Private schools ......................................... $35,000 | 2.69 percent Youth organizations ................................ $85,000 | 6.54 percent National disease control ....................... $102,000 | 7.85 percent Adult and child assistance ................. $678,250 | 52.17 percent Community art support .......................... $22,000 | 1.69 percent Area nature study/preservation ............. $24,500 | 1.88 percent Rural volunteer fire departments .......... $45,000 | 3.46 percent

TOTAL .....................................$1.3 million *An additional $100,000 goes to the Roberts Educational Foundation for local scholarships, making the total donation $1.4 million

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QUESTION #7: What is the name of the White Elephant mannequin located next to the half-price board in the store?

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years ago, the board realized the organization needed a newsletter for better communication. They found an experienced newsletter editor among the volunteers. The parade alone, requires a great many skills from selecting a grand marshal to frying hamburgers for parade workers. Midnight Madness Green Valley Style, a major money maker, is a festive celebration at the White Elephant where midnight takes place between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. It requires many organizational skills. Great fun has been generated by this somewhat oddball event. This project takes many months of preparation and planning. We have had key executives volunteer at the White Elephant and presto; they became truck drivers. Those fellows who drive

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bicycles; furniture repair; records, CD’s, DVD’s & VHS tapes; photography equipment; fishing rods and reels; clocks; golf equipment; books by the thousands; high quality art; flower arranging; tools and hardware; watches; cashiers; fashions; organs and stringed instruments. Managers of the Day, also known as MODs, and members of the Safety Committee are certified in CPR and in the use of an defibrillator. Some volunteers have become experts in eBay, shipping merchandise to the far corners of the world. Craig’s List too, provides opportunity to develop expertise. Another volunteer loves history and became the official White Elephant historian. One former state governor willingly pushed a broom and mop and had great fun doing it. Workers in all departments, like Christmas and holiday, shoes and purses, linens, fabrics and crafts, housewares, toys, clothing and sales, are provided the opportunity to develop new skills. Some volunteers are called upon to chair or serve on committees or to bake cookies for special occasions. They have great fun working with other volunteers, as their projects become an important part of their social life. Most volunteers arrive with people skills and the ability to meet and deal with the public, while others learn them by working with fellow volunteers and customers. The approximately 550 people fortunate enough to be called White Elephant volunteers are indeed an important, valuable and needed group of people. w ne

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Miss Arizona 2010 KATHRYN BULKLEY

Schedule of Events ALL DAY EVERY DAY: Arts & Crafts Vendors • Merchant Sales • Non-Profit Booths Green Valley Fire Department Hook & Ladder Truck • Helmet Peak Fire Department Performances are staged in Park Square, Green Valley Village FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 12:00 – 1:00 Green Valley Stage Band 1:00 – 2:00 Sahuarita High School Band 2:00 – 3:00 Big Band Sounds of Green Valley ALL DAY 9:00 - 4:00 American Legion Post 131 BEER GARDEN, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Non-Profit Booths, Political Booths, Food Vendors & More

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 12:00 – 12:30 Miss Arizona 2010, Kathryn Bulkley 12:30 – 1:30 Green Valley Aires Barbershop Chorus 2:00 – 3:00 Green Valley Concert Band 3:30 – 4:00 Bravo Ballroom Student Exhibition ALL DAY 9:00 - 4:00 American Legion Post 131 BEER GARDEN, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Non-Profit Booths, Political Booths, Food Vendors & More

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 12:00 – 1:00 Amber Norgaard 12:00 – 3:00 Costume Photo Contest & Pumpkin Give Away (while supplies last) 3:00 – 4:00 Don Van Palta, “The Flying Dutchman” 10:00 – 4:00 KID’S SAFE TRICK OR TREATING ALL DAY 9:00 - 4:00 American Legion Post 131 BEER GARDEN, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Non-Profit Booths, Political Booths, Food Vendors & More

Great Food All 3 Days! American Legion Madera Post 131, OKTOBERFEST BEER GARDEN & BBQ Kountry Kitchen Kettle Korn Smudgie’s Ranch Style Cookin’ – Smoked Beef Brisket Lao Student Club – Asian Food Optimist Sausage Wagon Polar Breeze – Sno Cones & Ice Cream Stout’s Cider Mill – Pies & Cider M & K Indian Fry Bread

QUESTION #6: True or False: The White elephant never has items listed on the half price board at the front of the store.


Country Fair White Elephant 2010