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Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Superior Sun, Super!or, Arizona Page 3 Early spring ... Superior Head Start children are able to learn language as they interact with adults and community volunteers and their peers. The children want to be helpers. Pre-reading, science, physical skills and counting are developed as parents and volunteers play with preschool children. Just prior to spring break the young students at Superior Head Start participated in a variety of activities throughout the day. Karen Murrieta of Rose's Roses Flower Shop participated as a guest reader and class volunteer. She read a story aloud about spring and assisted the children in creating flowers using multicolored tissue paper and pipe cleaners. Fred Murrieta made a surprise visit accompanied by his singing pet Chihuahua dog. The children interact with guests and volunteers during activities that they can do together.They sing a few familiar songs as they march, stamp their feet, clap their hands, using hand and body actions to say the words and sing nursery rhymes. Community volunteers play an important role in the Head Start Preschool Program. They encourage youngsters to develop a sense of community using words such as 'we, us and ours.' The children also participated in an early spring outdoor bug hunt and found a small caterpillar on the steps of the climber structure. (Submitted photos) DIRECTV SAVE $29/Ho FOR A YEAR! PLUS: FREE 14, Room System FREE Standard Instattatiow  ...... FREE HD DVR Receiver Upgrade FREE 3 MONTHS SHOWTIME & Starz " with CHOICE XIRA ' Package and Above No start costs! Local installs! ASK HOW! CALL DIRECTSTARTV Tort Free 1-800-381-0033 NOW OPEN Nancy J. Webber April 5, 1932 - February 2 7, 2010 Nancy J. Webber passed away Feb. 27, 2010. Born April 5, 1932, beloved mother, grandmother and great grand- mother, she is survived by her five children, Jo, Sue, Harry, Phil, Matt, her six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. She loved her home in Superior and the company of her pets. Being a mili- tary wife meant a lot of moving around in the early years of her marriage. So after returning to the states from a de- ployment in Germany the family settled in New York. From there they moved to Arizona and eventually planted roots in the Verde Valley. Camp Verde is the place that the kids grew up and called home. In the 60s she was a 4H leader and in the 70s she was an Arizona State Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. Nancy loved sports and rarely missed a game where her children were involved. She often spoke of the excitement of being at the World Series in 2001. She spent much of her later years traveling, playing in the SCA, and living in a number of places in Arizona and New Mexico. To all of you in Superior, a special heartfelt thank you to the people of the town of Superior.Jo and I have been overwhelmed by the response of the community. You are all so special. In particular, I want to thank Officer Burnside, Melanie Oliver, Rosemary, Sally and all the ladies from the hair salon who have shown their concern in so many ways. Please come and join us. We will host a wake for the passing of Nancy J. Webber on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. at 4823 E. Presidio Road in Sc0ttsdale. Please feel free to bring some appetizers to contribute, we will cook a ham and have beer and wine on hand. If you would like to send a remembrance, a donation to Hospice of the Valley in Nancy's name would be appreciated; We will have a collection jar for any donations if you wish to donate at the wake. The funds will be used to keep Rita Armitage July 7, 1922- February 14, 201, Our loving mother, Rita Armitage-  Boyuk passed away February 14, 2010 in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. She was born July 7, 1922 to Blanche and Emile Serre in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. She is Survived by her children, Lar- ry Armitage of Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada; Margaret R. Davidson of Tempe; Bruce Armitage of Chandler; Joan Armitage of North Bay, Ontario, "Canada; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and, husband, Arthur Ott of North Bay, Ontario. She was preceded in death by son, David Armitage of Superior. She was married to Clifford Armit- age until his death in 1991. Rita and Cliffmoved to Superior in June 1964 and returned to Canada in 1992. She later married Bill Boyuk, now deceased. Rita served many years as a member of Eastern Star, and was a sponsor of Rainbow Girls, in Superior. She also worked, briefly, at Wings Restaurant. A private family memorial is pend- ing and will be held at Fairvlew Cemetery in Superior. SUPERIOR familydentistry Call NOW for an appointment, 520-689-2191 We accept most insurance plans and AHCCCS, 230 w, Man St, Superior, AZ 85273 supefiodentists gmQil cam Keith D. Kennedy D.D.S.& Chad M. Whiting D.D.S, NEW PATIENT SPECIAL $99 cleaning x-rays , ' exam ' (call for details) ' expires 2-28-10 ,,,,. .,,.,.,. ...., .,' Presented by: (2010 Buy Pinal Event ) 0 Fries with that?... Superior resident Lynn Heglie will open the third Main Street restaurant he has had in the town later this month. The new 'Porter's Cafe' will feature food he describes as 'All-American;' e.g., hamburgers, fries, chicken wings and more. (Cindy Tracy photo) S iperior's newest restaurant features mining, film, art and all-American food By Cindy Tracy A new eatery in a familiar Main Street building that has been recently renovated is to be dedicated to the twin themes 0f movies and mining. The Porter's C@ wilt also feature art work to bring color to the walls and recognition to area artists, accord- ing to restaurateur Lynn Heglie. He is opening the establishment in the historic Porter Building towards the end of March. The now rust colored building, an icon in the annals of Superior's past, is home to a number of historic architectural touches. It is also home to many replicas of historic features, according to the building's owner an l restorer Bill Holmquist. Many of these are related to the film industry and movies that have been made in Superior or elsewhere. For instance the main room of the new establishment sports an exact replica of the original HOTEL MAGMA sign from the heyday of Superior's Magma Hotel. The replica was fabricated by Holinquist for the movie "U-Turn" that was filmed in Superior inthe 1990s. Holmquist, who owns and operates Sun Sets Designs on Main Street, is involved in the motion picture business. He has had a major hand in renovating a number of vintage Superior'buildings. See PORTER'S on page 4 VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER "Our Mission is Your Health." Kearny Clinic 100 Tilbury Drive Kearny, AZ (520) 363-5573 Superior Clinic 14 N. Magma Ave. Superior, AZ (520) 689-2423 "Serving the region with quality, efficiency and compassion." Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center 5880 s. Hospital Drive Globe, AZ 85501 (928) 425-3261 Friday, March 19, 2010 8AM' 12PM Minority, and Woman-owned Small Businesses: Are you interested in contacting BIG businesses to discuss a fit for their products and services? The event is like "speed dating" for businesses. Participating small businesses are matched with "buying" big businesses and public agencies. Small business representatives have a prescribed time period to meet face-to-face with potential buyers of their goods and services. Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center 540 N. Camino Mercado Suite 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85122 520-494-66t0 the chocolate bowl full. The address is E-mail: Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ85(Ji4.,-,Frank sbde@eentralaz.edu Wagner & Jo Webber. Cr f COmm e1 (www, centraiaz.edu) District Hours! Open 8 AM - 6 PM, Monday - Friday'