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Yuma Sun (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Yuma, ArizonaYuma county fair preview schedule/b1 to Days High 95� details on c6 monday March 30, 2015 50 cents read by More than 101,000 in print and online daily a1 local dealers local buys local service cars trucks boats rvs offload search online find your next vehicle kick the tires drive it Home. 00046704 00058153-bbq san Luis Ariz. Work has begun in the last phase of a pro Gram to install filters on All the Cit yes Wells in response to Long standing complaints from Resi dents about murky water from the tap. On wednesday City officials took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for a water filtration system that will be installed at Well no. 7, which serves the East Side of san Luis. With work slated for comple Tion in the summer the City will be Able to provide filtered water to All of its residents and have enough remaining capacity to handle growth for the foreseeable future mayor Gerardo Sanchez said. It practically Means that the City can double in population and there will be capacity to deliver filtered water to All residents he said. The City could grow to nearly 60,000 residents and we would be of. Colorado based integrated water services previously was contracted by the City to design and install the $1.9 million filtration system. Its an expensive system be cause it was specially designed for the specific characteristics of the water in the area said Eulo Gio Vera san Luis Public works director. Owing to manganese Content in the water residents around san Luis have complained Over the years about Cloudy water coming from their taps. Several years ago the City began install ing installed filters on its Wells although residents on the East Side have done without filtered final Well in san Luis getting its filter by Cesar Nevoy Bajo Al sol system to be installed at Well no. 7 on Cit yes East Side see water/a5 mustering their competitive spirit buy these photos at photos by Chuck Miller Yuma Sun participants get ready to practice a firefighter Muster game called barrel squirt above left during the 2015 Yuma firefighter Honor guards firefighter Muster in downtown Yuma. Children rinse their hands in the leaking water of a fire Hose above right saturday during firefighter Muster. The acc fire Academy Spray their fire Hose As they Battle during the barrel squirt game below. Nearly a year since Max Mendoza de la Herran died a College scholarship established in the you mans name is allowing his survivors to carry on his legacy of helping others fulfil their life dreams. The newly established life to the Max scholarship fund will pay out a $2,000 scholarship to one graduating senior from any High school in Yuma county for use in the fall. Continuing Maxis legacy that is our purpose said his Mother Maria Lupita de la Herran who established the scholarship with the help of family members and friends of her son. A native of Yuma Mendoza graduated from Arizona state University with a bachelors degree in marketing and sociology then dedicated his career to serving As motivational coach helping others to Pur sue their lifers dreams and interests. Make it happen that was one of scholarship offered in name of Yuman who died in Brazil Accident from Bajo Al sol loaned photo a College scholarship fund has been set up in Honor of Max Mendoza de la Herran seen in photo at right during one of his world travels. Waco head Start will be expanding its services to focus on serving infants and toddlers after being awarded a $1.3 million Grant. Given by the office of head Start the Grant will allow the program to expand its child care services to families of younger aged children through partner ships with existing child care facilities and centers in Yuma county along with entities such As the depart ment of economic Security the department of health and first things first. Its braiding and blend ing those funds and re sources that All of these agencies have and then partnering with the actual child care centers that Are providing care for children 0-3 that Are interested in increasing the Quality of their program and increasing the professional development of their staff said Deb Hanney Waco Western Arizona coun cil of governments head Start director. While licensing for Early care providers normally re quires that workers must be 18-years-old, the Early head Start program will Waco receives $1.3m Grant by Sarah Womer Syssara Homer funding will allow group to expand its child care services see wacog/a5 see Mendoza/a5

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