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May 16, 2012

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May 16, 2012 HUGHES FROM PAGE 13 women to be able to fi nd jobs and to vote. In 1890, Josephine's son John was at her side to help improve women's rights by assisting at the national conven- tion of suffrage. Susan B. Anthony, a friend of Josephine's, was so impressed by John's determination that she named him the "suffrage knight of Arizona". Anthony's action proved prophetic when in 1912 John Hughes became a senator in Arizona's fi rst state legislature. Senator Hughes introduced a resolution for a constitutional amendment to enfranchise women, paving the way for an initia- tive on the November 1912 ballot. The measure passed, and women in Arizona secured the vote. Louis Cameron "L.C." Hughes abandoned his post as Arizona's territorial gov- ernor amid rumors of corruption, and he sold the newspaper in 1907 causing Josephine to suffer immensely. Son John's death at the age of 47 in 1921 further added to her suffering. Many believe that the rumors of corruption started when Theodore Roosevelt asked Governor and Mrs. Hughes to be at the christening of the USS Arizona, and they refused because liquor would be served. L.C. passed away in 1915, Josephine followed on April 22, 1926. In the rotunda of the Arizona State Capitol is a bronze plaque honoring E. Josephine Brawley, which according to Governor George W. P. Hunt, declared her "The Mother of Arizona". Two AWC grads put their education toward thriving business Yuma, Arizona - Two Arizona Western College (AWC) graduates who became friends while studying business recently combined their acquired knowledge to start their own business, Sunset Farm in Yuma, where they sell farm fresh eggs, fertile eggs, small livestock, homemade canned goods and gift baskets -- and now they're making a profi t. Mathew Keeling, who holds a Culinary Arts Certifi cate and a Business Man- agement Certifi cate, and his business partner Jason Gastelum, who has an En- trepreneurial Certifi cate, raise turkeys, ducks and free-range, all-vegetarian-fed chickens. All animals are free of added hormones. They plan to raise milk goats in the near future. They have also opened a small shop on the two-acre acre farm, where they sell pickled products and their award-winning, 100 percent all natural jams and jellies. Matthew, who is working toward a degree in agriculture, manages most of the day- to-day farming and business operations whereas Jason, who is working toward a Graphic Design degree, primarily draws on his computer expertise for marketing and design. He not only designed their Facebook page, from which customers may place orders, but he also designed the company's logo and product labels. AWC's Culinary Arts Program is a 25-credit program designed to prepare the student for a career in food service in restaurants, resorts, catering, hospitals, cruise ships, television shows, and food processing companies. Students develop creative food preparation and presentation, and volunteer placement is avail- able for students who want to continue training before entering the job market. The college's Entrepreneurial Studies Certifi cate Program is a 22 credit hour program that offers students a challenging and exciting curriculum to prepare them with the necessary skills to be an Entrepreneur or an Intrapreneur. It is designed to develop a student's idea into a business plan that may lead the stu- dent to realize his/her goals, or develop the student into an asset for employers. PUBLIC NOTICE: WHEN YOU REGISTER TO VOTE You are declaring yourself a resident of La Paz County and the State of Arizona. You are then subject to the laws of Arizona and will be required to: • Obtain an Arizona Driver's License (if you drive) • Register your vehicles in Arizona. • Pay appropriate state and local taxes. WARNING: Executing a false registration is a Class 6 Felony! 665 W. Tyson, Quartzsite, Arizona • 928-927-5808 • Sunday: Christian Education 9am Worship 10:30am Evening Worship 7pm • Monday: EVERYONE IS WELCOME! • Wednesday: Women's Bible Study - 10am Bible Study 7pm 12 Steps to Freedom 11am • Friday: Discipleship Class 9am /10:30 am Grow in your relationship with God Fire Station For free ride to Church call (928) 927-5808 Church Page 17 After a week like yours, you need a church like ours! Changing Hearts.... Changing Lives... Through Worshiping God and Serving Others

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