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I Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Superior Sun, Superior, Arizona Page 3 =O, n I Taylor's Take: Introducing Superior Councilman John Tameron John Tameron By Taylor Sheaffer Ritter Does John Tameron really need an introduction?- No. of course not! Yet. this is 'me' assuming that everyone has had a similar experience to my own with this delightful fellow and as a journalist, I must not make assumptions. However, what I can do is tell you what my experience has been thus far. hopefully prompting you to want to have your own, if you have not been blessed by one already. You know, this is my M.O.; I experience a person/ place/thing and then let you know what it was like...and ifI do a swell job describing said experience, you might just go have one yourself. In a way, politicians and I have a somewhat similar job, only in reverse. I take a belief and broadcast it out to many, in the hopes that it will ignite some response or action. A politician, in theory, listens to the concerns/ responses/beliefs/desires/complaints of many and then is supposed to represent the majority of this conveyed view in whatever arena he or she is elected to. I've met a few politicians in my day (here you all laugh thinking 'yeah, you're 28 years old. how many could you really have met?'), the majority of which are full of fluff, pomp and circumstance, who very happily will tell you what you want to hear and Copper Corridor Business Success Center helps local laid-off workers; workshops planned for northern county June 20, 2011 (Oracle, AZ) In recent weeks both Pinal County and Gordon's IGA have released dozens of residents from full time work. The Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition is reaching out to these and other unemployed and recently laid off workers with a free Resume Writing lab as well as an Interviewing Skills lab to help them re-enter the workplace. Each four-hour lab will provide participants with hands on learning; practical tools to help in the job search, and insights into the current employment landscape. This is also an opportunity to review and refresh your resume for anyone in the market for work. The four-hour Resume Lab will be held Wednesday, July 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 153 of the Central Arizona College Superstition Mountain Campus. Note: computers will be availableto work ori your resume. The Interviewing Skills lab will be the following Wednesday, July 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 440. Both labs are hands-on sessions intended to provide each participant with knowledge and skills they can immediately put into action. Both labs are FREE of charge. The Superstition Mountain Campus is located at 273 Old West Highway in Apache Junction Call 520-357-2809 to reserve your seat at one or both sessions. This project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and supported by the U.S. Department of Education and the Governor's Office of Economic recovery. For more information about the Copper Corridor Business Success Center call Liz Harris Tuck at 520-896-2880. then wander on to the next dutiful discussion they need to have. John is not this type of politician. I call him John. because he is John...I've never felt that I needed the formalities with him or ever felt reserve in speaking with him at all. I truly believe that he is genuinely interested in what is good for the community and how he [personally] can help others. Here's the low down on John Tameron. aside from running his own flourishing business, thus helping the community throtgh tax dollars, employment and commerce, he is the Vice President of the Superior Chamber of Commerce and, along with his beautiful wife Bhamti, can be routinely found volunteering their time at various events within the community.-He generously donates to, frankly, too many local causes to list them all...but to list a few: the Superior Little League, the Superior High School Robotics Club. The Chamber of Commerce. etc. My parents taught me at a very young age that actions speak volumes more than the words that actually come out of a person's mouth. John, to my knowledge, has done everything he said he would and then he does more. As I write this I realize that there are projects which I have talked about that I need to finish; yes, Life gets hectic. but John is great example of how it can be done. of how anything can be accomplished if you put your heart into it. He is an incredibly generous splt'it, so giving with his time, energy and (yes, I am going to say it) funds. Each of these is significant, very selfless, but I look at the last, in this economy, and think 'Wow, everyone is cinching up their billfolds and yet this man still understands that there are others who are less fortunate' and I have to say, that is pretty cool. [ have known John for right around a year. but on a better level for about nine months. I was just getting to know him when he found out I was getting married and without a moment's hesitation he extended his help, in any way, if I needed it. From working with him on various committees, I can tell you wholeheartedly that he is an honest, good man, who does his research before he makes a decision and once committing to be involved in something, fully itmerses himself to make sure it reaches its potential. I get the feeling that many of you already know this about him since he received the most votes during the primary election. However, if you don't know anything about John Tameron, please know that if you have a concern, response, belief, desire or complaint (or anything else for that matter) you can bring it to him. He is very approachable, very humble and decidedly intelligent; he will lisien with respect and compassion and will act in what he understands to be the best interests of the community. If I can promise you nothing else, I can promise you that. Call NOW for an appointment. Now available for spmmer cleanings! 520-689-2191 We accept most insurance plans and AHCCCS. 230 W. Main St., Superior, AZ 85173 superiordentistry@yahoo.corn Keith D. Kennedy D.D.S. & Chad M. Whiting D.D.S. r Ask about our00 Referral Program & other Center PINAL-COUNTY Pinal County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) The Pinal County LEPC is inviting the public, local businesses, communities, private citizens and government agencies and their employees to attend our quarterly meetings on the 1st Thursday after the 1st Monday in the months of February, May, August, and November. Our next meeting is on August 4, 2011 at 2:00pm, at 31 N. Pinal Street, Florence, in the Pinal County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). What Is the Pinal County LEPC? The Pinal County LEPC is one of the 15 state LEPCs that is overseen by the Arizona State Emergency Response Commission (AZSERC), which is tasked with the implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to KnowAct (EPRCA) in Arizona. Our LEPCs play the critical role of providing information of existing chemical hazards within the county in order for everyone to be better prepared to understand, manage, and respond to these potential hazards. The LEPC does this by forming partnerships between responders, local governments, communities, businesses, media, academia, and the public.. What Does the LEPC Do? 1. Encourages PREVENTION by providing public information on the causes of hazardous material accidents. 2. Encourages PREPAREDNESS through the development of Emergency Response Plans by entities handling, manufacturing, storing, transporting or disposing of hazardous materials. 3. Encourages PLANNING for emergencies by making training available to first responders, businesses, and members of the LEPC. Who Are LEPC Members? Public/Community Groups Elected Local Officials Emergency Management Law Enforcement Fire Service/HAZMAT/EMS Emergency Medical Services Environmental Health Local Environmental Broadcast and Print Media Owners & Operator of Facilities subject to EPCRA Requirements " The Pinal County LEPC Mission Statement "To coordinate the public and private responses that may be requiredreqUested to minimize the impact of hazardous materials (HAZMAT) accidentsincidents on health, safety, ProPerty and the environment; and to minimize the exposure of the populace to an accidental release of HAZMAT through the establishment of effective warning, evacuation, sheltering, decontamination, and recovery procedures" Questions? Contact PCEmergMgmt@pinalcountyaz.gov ;I 'T1 l'l ;1t ,  : 'llrt":!rl?ll:lIlllllll[!rlfi] il/I:'l!!i!l'lillilli11: r' !,r:iW'rIlll,il ' tF ,1 ii,i il[Tf!il l|;Ir, ::'lJ'-tlll,iHtBil ' :, " - - " - n !