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Yuma Sun (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Yuma, ArizonaSaturday March 14, 2015 50 cents pc Victory pc baseball shuts out coolidge/b1 to Days High 91� details on b8 read by More than 101,000 in print and online daily follow us on twitter Yuma Sun and Facebook a1 saturday March 21st 6pm 9pm the historic Yuma theater 254 s. Main St e pc Ellen be in dance Erika Farr arb o w in artistry on Pointe annual Gal presents Arizona classical Ballet 00 04 01 22 tickets available at Yuma Fine arts association 254 s. Main St Arizona classical Ballet studio 102 e. 3rd St by phone 928 782-3516 $25-single, $45-couples enjoy a memorable night of French style food drinks desserts and auctions live Ballet & string performances 00053427 Marine corps air station Yuma has identified the Marine killed in wednes Days on base Accident. Lance Cpl. Anthony t. Dubeau died As a result of injuries sustained from a crash when a civilian air Craft impacted a govern ment vehicle around 11 45 . On wednesday. Dubeau a native of Kenosha wis., was 23 years old and enlisted in the Marine corps on april 1, 2013. He served with Mas Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron As an aviation operations specialist. Some of do beaus daily duties included inspecting the Airfield for any discrepancies creating and disseminating deployment schedules status reports on on going Airfield construction projects and releasing flight plans received from pilots. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the Marine we lost in this tragic Acci Dent stated Mas Yuma commanding officer col. Ricardo Martinez. We at Mas Yuma stand ready to provide support to his fam ily. In addition gov. Doug Ducey ordered that flags in the state of Ari Zona be flown at half staff through Sunset thursday. Its a sad Day for our state and country As we mourn the loss of a Brave Marine and a Good Man said Ducey in a news re lease. My thoughts and prayers Are with Lance Cpl. Do beaus family Mas Yuma personnel and All the marines who said goodbye to a brother in uniform this week. I ask that All arizonans keep Lance Cpl. Dubeau and his loved ones in your hearts during this tragic time and continue to Pray for the safety of All of our nations servicemen and women. The Accident happened when a t-59 Hawk identified by the associated press As being under the ownership of a Nevada company called air Usa impacted a vehicle on the runway. The Accident is under investigation by the Federal aviation authority and the National transportation safety Bureau. Mas Yuma ids Marine killed in fatal crash from staff reports Man was Wisconsin native investigation continues into wednesday Accident Yuma Catholic High school senior Loretta Peffers was recently awarded a four year full tuition army Roth scholarship. Peffers 17, said that the Opportunity would make her the fourth generation in her family to serve in the . Army. I was greatly honoured Peffers said of receiving the scholarship. Going through the process and looking at statistics and preparing for it i knew that not everybody gets this award and its not a Given and you have to really work hard for it. So i was greatly honoured and very appreciative of the fact that they saw me As a competitive candidate and selected me to win the award. Peffers can use the scholarship to attend one of three colleges that she designated on her application which include Northern Arizona univer sity the College of William and Mary or Fordham University. I am so blessed and honoured to have so Many options but i am anxious to see what path i end up taking for next year she said. Of the three schools she Hopes to attend the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg va., where she would like to study history and International relations. However she has also received the Lumberjack scholarship for Nau Flagstaff that she could use to pay for her room and Board As Well giving her a full ride to the in state institution. She is also waiting to hear Back on her applications to the . Military and . Naval service academies which she jokingly said created a Little rift Between her and her parents. If i went into the army i would be a fourth generation so even think ing about going into the Navy caused a Little bit of Surprise my parents were very excited about the army Roth scholar ship but they will support me wherever i go. During the rigorous pc senior gets full tuition army Roth scholarship by Sarah Womer Syssara Homer Peffers hoping to attend College of William and Mary in Williamsburg a. Yuma regional medical centers wound care was recently recognized with the Center of distinction award from heal gics the country is largest wound treatment company. Heal gics also runs the wound Center under con tract with Yemc. To achieve this designation Yemc wound care Center was compared to hundreds of other wound care clinics in the United states and puerto Rico said Ian Hodge director of Yemc wound care Center. Our dedication to clinical practice guidelines pro Vides patients with Superior Healing outcomes while eliminating the need to travel outside of Yuma for advanced wound treatment. The volume of experience at the wound care Center coupled with Quality out comes offers patients in Yuma the very Best wound care possible. According to the letter announcing the Honor the Center had reached a 92 percent patient satisfaction rate 91 percent heal ing rate with a median of 30 Days to heal and 19 per cent or fewer outliers or patients who heal in prescribed times. Prior to 2007, wound Healing locally was Man aged by primary care physicians said Hodge who has directed the Center for the past four years. What we did was bring in advanced technologies to take care of wounds. The Center is not for patients who were just in an Accident but rather for those who have chronic problems regarding the Healing of wounds. One of the techniques used is called hyperbaric medi Cine in which the patient is sealed off in a pressure chamber that is then filled with 100 percent oxygen. This enriches blood plasma which can save Many limbs. It saved a 10-year-old boys Finger tip that had gone Black Hodge noted. He also said that the majority of the patients the wound care Center sees Are diabetic. Of the amputations that do occur in the Center 60 percent of the lower limb amputations that happen Are Indiabet in patients. Also diabetic wounds of the lower body account for the largest share of patients treated at the facility a full 25 percent. Another set of technology that is used is bios in or products meant to replace actual human skin. We have several bios in products made with amniotic fluid and porcine de Rived from pig fat said Hodge the wound care Center with 14 heal gics employees and four physicians from Yemc saw 220 patients in a total of 600 visits for the month of february. No matter the number of patients Hodge says the end goal is the same. The goal is to try to minimize amputations and ultimately to save lives he said. Yuma Sun staff writer Kevin g. Andrade can be contacted at 928-539-6853 or . Wound care Center at Yemc is recognized by Kevin g. Andrade Yuma Sun staff writer loaned photo Yuma Catholic High school senior Loretta Peffers was selected for a four year full tuition army Roth scholarship. See senior/a5 Sticky situation above . Mcgraw elementary school principal adar Garcia is duct taped to a tree on the Campus Friday morning. Garcia agreed to the event if the school reached its goal of raising $1,540 for the the leukaemia & Lymphoma society. The students raised $1,888.71 and Garcia found himself at the mercy of the student Council members who taped him to the tree to chants of More tape and leave him there from the student body during the process. Below Garcia appears to have been left on his own to find a Way out of a Sticky situation. Com s l sideshow and video @ buy these photos at photos by Randy Hoeft Yuma Sun

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