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March 4, 2015 Superior Sun[ 11.. HALL OF FAME Continued from Page 10 then served the community as Town Manager. As manager, Fernando helped organize a trade agreement with Mexican President, Jose Lopez Portillo, creating funds to build a Mercado providing financial stability for Guadalupe. In z977 and again in 1984, Mr. Vender was invited by AZ Governor's Patti Castro and Bruce Babbit (respectively), to participate in Arizona and International events and functions. After his service with the Town of Guadalupe, Fernando became General Manager at Univision, the first Spanish TV station in Phoenix, and then took the position as General Manager of Arizona's first Spanish radio station, KNNN. Taking a position with the AZ Department of Econor~ic Security, Mr. Vender retired as Chief Public Information Officer, after 24 years of service to the State of Arizona. He enjoyed his retired life reading many books, doing crosswords, playing dominoes, watching the Diamondbacks, and spoiling his 3 grandchildren. His generosity and selflessness were basic characteristics of his life. On October 11, 2o13, Fernando M. Vender passed away, leaving a legacy of hard work, friends and family. Lucy W'mg is a Superior High Sch6ol graduate from 1963. Lucy's professional career found her in New York City, where she gained world-wide recognition as a food writer, editor and consultant for a number of magazines, cookbooks and food companies. She honed her food experience via working in the test kitchens of CPC International, makers of Best Foods Mayonnaise, Mazola Oil, Karo Corn Syrup, Skippy Peanut Butter and Argo Cornstarch. Her food articles have appeared in Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Self and Cuisine magazines. In 1983, Lucy was Contributing Food Editor at Countrg Living and later became Food Editor at McCall's magazine. In 1986, she returned to Country Living as Executive Food Editor, where she produced a monthly food and gardening feature tiffed "From Lucy's Country Kitchen or Garden". In 2o11, Lucy was honored with the Professional Achievement Award from the Council of Alumni and Friends of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Prior to her 15 years at Country Living, she was the Food and Equipment Editor atAmerican Home magazine. She edited a number of cookbooks including: Country Living Country Mornings, Family Circle ABZ's of Cooking and the Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook. Ms. Wing also created recipes for Anne Willan's Look & Cook Asian Cooking and Reader's Digest Quick & Delicious Cookbook. Indoor Grilling for Dummies is her latest cookbook. Lucy has also consulted for Campbell, Hershey, Lipton and the Barbecue Industry Association. During her 42 year career in New York, Lucy has "rubbed elbows" with food luminaries Julia Child, Jacque Pepin, Lidia Bastanich, Martha Stewart, Sara Moulton and even Emeril (BAM!) LaGasse. She is also aitiliated with the prestigious international women's culinary organization, Les Dames d' Escottier. One of Zl children (all attended college), born to Soho and Daisy Wing (owners/operators of Wing's Supermarket & Caf6), Ms. Wing recently retired and moved back to Superior, where she opened the Jade Grill Asian BBQ, located on Highway 6o. Jade Grill (featured in a TV segment of AZ Highways and also Sunset magazine), offers a unique dining experience, bringing grilled dishes popular in Southeast Asia to the Copper Corridor. Ms. Wing served over 12 years as a board member of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, supporting the Gloria Wing Ong Children's Learning Center and the Wing Memorial Herb Garden. i COHlgglr CiiLEflDH MARCH 0 =7$uperior Men's Fellowship Breakfast J to be Served The Superior Men's Fellowship Breakfast will be Saturday, March 7, at 7 a.m. at the Family Life Christian Center, at the corner of lime and KeUner. All men and their sons or grandsons are invited to attend. There is no charge for the meal. See you there! For more information, contact Dennis at 627-0988. Hosts St. Patrick's Day Party The Superior VFW Post 3584 will have a St. Patrick's Day Party, serving 0"TWorkshop Planned for Cinderella I Pageant You're invited to enter the Pinal County Cinderella Scholarship Pageant. The categories are Cinderella Infant (ages 0-11 months), Cinderella Baby (ages 12-23 months), Cinderella Tiny Tot (ages 24-35 months), Cinderella Tot (ages 3-6 years), Miniature Miss (ages 7- 9 years), Cinderella Miss (ages 10 -12 years), Cinderella Teen (ages 13-17 years), and Cinderella Woman (ages 18- 26, married or single). The workshop will begin at 11 a.m. on March 7 at the Hayden Senior Center. Deadline for entry is March 14. The pageant will take place March 28, 1 p.m. at Ray High School Auditorium. For more information, call Dolores at 480-319-0088 or Gloria at 480-271-9783. corn beef and hash and cornbread, on March 7 at 6 p.m. The post is now Pioneer open Saturday and Sunday at noon and Mondays at 5 p.m., serving hot 12-1.,..,, dogs, hamburgers, and nachos with cheese. Come down andjoin them. 0 Three-On-Three Basketball ! Tournament Join the 3-on-3 double elimination basketball tournament at Hayden Junior High on March 7. Sign up is at 10 a.rn., play starts at 11 a.m., Fee is $t0 per player, up to four players per team. This is a fundraiser for the Hayden Junior High trip to Washington D.C. For more information call or text DJ Navarro at 480-518-6401 or Laura Lopez at 928-200-0426.' 0'TAnnual Quilt Show Comes to Queen i Valley It is that time of year that Queen Valley will be having its annual Quilt Show. The featured Quilter is Pat Villenbagaard. Come to the Queen Valley Recreational Hall on Saturday, March 7, from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is $2 for 13 and over; free for 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit Q.V. Fire Auxiliary. A Queen-size Opportunity Quilt is being raffled off at $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. For more information, call 520-463-2089 or 480-203-2928. Days 201 S to be Pioneer Days 2015 will be held March 12-15 in Kearny. The theme is Celebrating our Heritage. -1 J Annuai Apache Leap Mining Festival Comes to Superior The 27th Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival will take place March 13, 14 and 15. Non profit organizations and towns being celebrated, contact Nancy Vogler to save your free space by calling 520-827-9461 ..Others who are interested in entering the parade or being a vendor, call the Superior Chamber of Commerce at 520-689-0200. This year's theme is "Celebrating the Copper Communities." The festival is made possible by Resolution Copper Mining, and the "Superior" sponsors M3, Lhoist NA, Nordic Minesteel Technologies, and Strategic Construction Solutions and many other companies and individuals supporting the event this year. Call the Superior Chamber of Commerce at 520-689-0200, check out the website and follow then on Facebook at superiorarizona-chamber for more information. OHTHEAEHDfl iiflflOUflCEHEHTS FAMILY LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER BIBLE STUDY: A Bible Study will Registration for the Superior Little League 2015 season will be be held each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Family Life Christian Center. Call held on Mondays and Fridays during the month of January at the 689-2202 for more information. Superior Junior Senior High School Multipurpose Room. The SUPERIOR ROTARY CLUB: The Superior Rotary Club is the oldest reglstratuons will begin at 6 p.m. and w I end at 7:30 p.m. T-Ball service club in Superior that is still in service today. If you are registrations will close early due to an early T-ball season start interested in becoming a Rotarian you can join them at their weekly time. Final dates have not been set at press time. Parents are meeting on Tuesdays at noon at Los Hermanos Restaurant. advised to register their children early, Registration for T-Ball SUPERIOR, ARIZONA COWBOY ROUND-UP ASSOCIATION: will end on March 6 and the registration for all other divisions will Anyone interested in joining the Superior, Arizona Cowboy Round-up end on March 30. Registration cost is $45 for the first player in Association should call Sandra Doyle at 509-936-0604. a household, $35 for the second player in a household and $10 SUPERIOR SCHOOL BOARD: Regular meetings of the Superior per additional player in each household. The fee includes a full School District Governing Board are held at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium, at uniform: pants, jersey, socks, belt and Little League patches. Kennedy Elementary School, 1500 Sunset Drive in Superior, usually on The fee also covers some of the administrative costs the league the first Wednesday of each month, has to pay including the Little League charter. 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