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June 20, 2012 Rotary Continued from Page 8 Submissions Due the FRIDAY Before Wednesday Publication named the 2012 HOBY leadership delegate for Superior High School. She is also an avid athlete and plays volleyball, basketball and softball. Chris Villaverde is a sophomore at Superior High School. He is the son of Tabitha and Chris Villaverde. Currently Chris is attending the Cobre Valley Institute for Technology (CVIT) in addition to his regular high school coursework. Chris is currently taking classes at CVIT for graphic design but plans on transferring to the law enforcement program. After high school Villaverde plans on attending CAC as a promise for the future student then transfer to ASU to further pursue his law enforcement degree. He explained that he really wanted to join the armed forces but due to uncontrollable asthma he is unable to enlist. Chris is also a member of the Math Club, Biology Club, FCCLA and is currently the Student Council Secretary. Each month the Superior Rotary Clubs recognizes these outstanding students. Rotary President Roy. Chavez encouraged the kids to never forget where they have come from and to try and give back to their hometown once they are adults. He also explained that they don't just recognize-the students who are honor roll students or athletes they recognize students who also exhibit good character and are involved in their school and community. The Rotary Club also recognized Ms. Anna Flores who has been representing the Superior Unified School District at the Rotary. Flores recently resigned to take a position as the Town Clerk for the Town of Kearny. The Superior Rotary is the oldest service club in Superior, having been founded in 1929. - The Rotary meets every Tuesday at 12:00p.m. at the Los Hermanos Restaurant. For more information on Rotary or their prOgrams contact Rotary President Roy Chavez at 520-82.7-9133. Subscribe to our website and view the newspapers BEFORE they hit the stand. BEGIN THE CAREER OF YOUR DREAMS BY JOINING OUR FAMILY AS AN INSURANCE AGENT-IN-TRAINING! As an Insurance Agent-In-Training (AIT), you receive on-the-job training-with pay-from highly successful agents while you work as an employee of American Family. A blend of learning, practice and real-world application, this program combines current technologies and tried-and-true techniques to provide a complete learning experience along with a consistent income. In as little as one to two years you may be ready to run your own agency and to enjoy all the benefits that come with it. Preference given to candidates who currently hold or are working towards their Life, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Licenses. Due to state expansion there are openings throughout Arizona. To .begin your career with American Family Insurance, email resume to For further information please visit AMERICAN FAMILY lm m-.lWB ! ! Ee-l:=mฎ All your protection under one roof* American Family Insurance Company and its Subsidiaries, American Family Insurance Company Home Office - Madison, WI 53783 02012 Superior Sun, Superior, Arizona Page 9 Sup erio r Su n 7"hia "2V • SENIOR CENTER SERVICES Superior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability. The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4. The meals are served at noon. If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older. The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60. We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m.. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182. • THRIFT STORE The Superior Seniors have a thriff store which takes clean, gently used items to sell. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon. The store is adjacent to the Senior Center. Please come in and browse the selection of household items, books and clothing. • SCHOOL BOARD PACKETS School Board packets are ready to be mailed out or picked up from the Pinal County School Office. If you are interested in running for School Board member in the November, 2012 election, please contact Chief Deputy Tonya Taylor at 520-866-6579 or, or you can contact Brenda Thwaits at 520-866-6565 or The forms can also be downloaded from our website, click on the Elections tab and follow the links to the Election packet. • JFK PRESCHOOL John F. Kennedy Elementary Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2012 - 2013 school year. Children must be four years of age by September 1 and parents/guardians will need to provide proof of income, the child's birth certificate, and immunization records. Applications are available at JFK Elementary School, 1500 Sunset Drive, Superior. For questions please call 520- 689-3039. • SUPERIOR ZUMBA CLASSES Attend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are weJcome. Call 520-82-(-9972 for more information. • FREE MOVIE NIGHT There will be a different free movie shown Tuesdays nights at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Superior, 100 Magma Avenue. All movies are suitable viewing for the entire family. • SUPERVISOR RIOS Due to training/vacation schedule,. Supervisor Rios would like to inform constituents of a change in office hours for the week of June 25 to June 29, 2012. Supervisor Rios Mammoth office will be open only on Monday June 25, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 520-487-2941 or 520-866-7830. If you require immediate assistance during this time please contact the Clerk of the Board's in office at 520-866-6068. • SUPERIOR HIGH SCHOOL REUNION Just a few weeks left to purchase your tickets for the Superior HighSchool multi-class reunion on Saturday, June 30th at the East Valley Hilton located on US 60 and Alma School Road. Your choice of Prime Rib or Chicken will be served, and music will be provided by AZTEX. Seats are almost at capacity; make your reservation today. For more information contact Frankie Jo Saavedra-Rios at 602-803-9161, Mariann Mirelez at 602- 620-4123 or on Facebook: SUPERIOR MEMORIES. All reservations must be submitted by June 25. • SUPERIOR FOOD BANK The Superior Food Bank is doing it again! Oh July 4, they will have their Chicken BBQ Dinner available from 4 -7 p.m. The cost is only $7 for adults, $4 for children. Feed your family and help your local Food Bank. For more information, call Dennis at (520) 827-0988. • BOB JONES MUSEUM The Bob Jones Museum will close this Memorial Day weekend for the summer months of June, July an August and will re-open after the Labor Day weekend on Wednesday, Sept. 5. • CLASS OF 1962 The Class of 1962 is making plans to celebrate its 50th class reunion on Saturday, October 13. During these 50 years, contact has been lost with some classmates and we are asking anyone who has an address or phone number to please contact Sylvia Pergz at 520-689-5733, Elena Sandoval at 480-839-0331 or Annie Gomez at 602-763-6555. Lost classmates are Lupe Alcala, Judy Addington, Bonnie Colbert, Patricia Hudson, Margaret Huerta and Lynn Syrup. • VFW #3584 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The VFW 3584 George E. Truman Post is having a membership drive, and, seeking family members of veterans to join the Ladies Auxiliary and men to start a Men's Auxiliary. In March, 2012, they will be having their 75th anniversary celebration. Anyone interested in joining should contact the Post. • WALL OF HONOR VFW Post 3584 is seeking photos of veterans and military personnel to be displayed at the VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. Past veterans, be it you or your husband, wife, father, mother, aunt, uncle, any relative or friend, we want to honor all veterans. To donate photos to be placed on the Wall of Honor, contact Debbie at 689-5820 or Rene at 689-2428 or any member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. CLUBS & MEETINGS • ZUMBA The Town of Superior Parks and Recreation department has announced that Zumba under the direction of Marie Blanding is back. After a brief hiatus the program is retuming to the Superior Senior Center at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. There is a $5 fee for each class. Classes began on Monday, April 2. For more information contact Barbara Arriola at 520-827-0052. • SUPERI'OR ARBORETUM BINGO Superior Arboretum Residents Association BINGO will be held Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at 199 West Gray Drive. • FAMILY LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER BIBLE STUDIES A new Bible Study, 'Batefield of the Mind', begins Feb. 22 at Family Life Christian Center, Kellner and Lime. We will/eamhowto fight doubt, worry, confusion, depression; anger and condemnlion with spiritual weapons and win the battle. Join us each Wedn@ t 7 p.m. Call 689-2202 for more informatJgn. • BINGO AT VFW POST #3584 Bingo is bigger and better, prize wise, a the VFW Post # 3584 in Superior. Come have fun on Friday nights, starting at 7 p.m, There'll be 20 games of the regular, jackpot and special type and a snack bar, with a regular bar open from 5 p.m. • PARKS & REC CLASSES Superior Parks & Recreation is open every Friday and Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at the Old Roosevelt School on L0bb Avenue. Tae Kwon Dodasses are held from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday. For registration, location and/or more information, come to the Roosevelt School on Saturday or contact Parks & Recreation Director Barbara Arriola at 520- 827-0052. To add an item to the community calendar please submit information to Or call 363-5554. Listings are free, however, the SUN reserves the right to edit or refuse submissions.