Skirmishes between British troops and colonial militiamen in Lexington and Concord in
April 1775 kicked off the armed conflict, and by the following summer, the rebels were
waging a full-scale war for their independence. The 4th of July is Independence Day for
the United States. Before becoming a country, the U.S. was a group of colonies owned
by Great Britain. On July 4th, 1776, the founding fathers signed the Declaration of
Independence and announced their independence from Great Britain. Despite all our
current issues, this is still the best place to live in the world. (How many citizens
are crossing south to live in other countries?)
I encourage you to celebrate this most significant holiday by taking a few moments
to honor the pure courage of our founding fathers and the military men and women
that made it stand up.
Thanks to all our contributors in June with Origin Mine going over the top with a
$23,000+ golf outing.
The JAVC will be having a fundraiser through and with Annie’s Attic, where a lot
of good things are put to use. (Annie’s Attic @ 2575 E. Northern Ave)
Raffle tickets for the following items with a drawing on July 31, 2024 @ 3PM. You
may also purchase tickets from Nani Chrimes with Cash, Check or Credit Card. All
proceeds will benefit the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council /Operation 6 Program
for Veterans. Here are some of the items up for raffle. Raffle tickets are $1/each OR
The session is Winner’s Choice: family, graduation, couples, etc.
Donated by Amber Koehler
(702) 343-4402
Total Value $150
Donated by Nani Chrimes & Casey Farrell
Luxury LED Candle Set
Oak Valley Proper Picnic Table
Gourmet Butter Cookie Mix & Mitt
Insulated Zipper Bag
Large Print Crossword Book
Large Print Sudoku Puzzles Book
Large Handled Coiled Basket
Value $1,022.60
Donated by Jennifer Burch
Sealife Underwater Camera and Video Light: $469.00
Aqualung Travel Mask, Snorkel Fin Set: $99.95
1st Titanium BCD Knife: $59.00
Underwater Theme Microfiber Towel: $24.95
Cresi: Mask Strap: $9.95 – Children’s Long Sleeve Rash Guard: $24.95- Kids Fins 24.95
Dive Flag Duffle Bag: $39.95
Seac Kids Libera Single Snorkel Mask: $69.95
Snorkel Dive Flag: $19.95
Value $130
Donated by Dick Dobson
(Large Fit – up to 68”)
“Dine In – Dine Out” Package
Total Value $265
Mattina’s/Dambar/Hualapai Resort/Airport Café– Value $100
Rutherford’s (Three $25 Gift Certificates) – Value $75
Calico’s Restaurant (Two $25 Gift Certificates) – Value $50
Mi Lindo’s – Value $20
Cooking Utensils & Container – Value $20
Mattina’s/Dambar/Hualapai Resort/Airport Café
Rutherford’s, 2011 E. Andy Devine, 928-377-1660
Calico’s Restaurant, 418 W. Beale, 928-753-5005
Mi Lindo’s Restaurant, 509 Beale, 928-565-1011
In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the US Constitution does
not protect homeless people against cruel and unusual punishment, even when
they have no choice to sleep in public using things like blankets or pillows.
What follows are my thoughts. WOW! As communities become more and more
strapped for cash, where do they have opportunities to cut spending, Our homeless
are an easy target. California looks to be taking advantage of this ruling and
dumping their problems in Arizona is a quick option. More communities, some in
Arizona, will be considering this option as well. What will be the impact on
communities? Higher healthcare costs, security costs, affordable and available
housing, nonprofits, insurance, etc. I urge communities to be proactive and
collaborative in their preparation and solutions.
That’s enough for now, Stay safe and thank a veteran. Please keep the active
military members in harm’s way in your thoughts and prayers.
Stay safe!
Dorn Patrick Farrell
President, Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council of Mohave County,
315 Oak St.
PO Box 4463
Kingman, AZ 86402
Member AZ Veterans Hall of Fame
YouTube @jerryambroseveteranscouncil
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