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RED ROCK NEWS, Sedona, Arizona Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 3A Carefree Assisted Living Center Our Commitment to You ~'; QUALITY & COMPASSIONATE CARE Now Offering Day (]are & Respite! Visit our website at WWW. CAREFREEASSI STEDLIVINGCENTER.C OM For a TOUR and BROCHURE Please Contact Us at 928-639-3860 ~,i:o~ Carefree@cableone.net Corner of Mingus Ave. & 7th St. 22 S. 7th St Cottonwood. AZ ,~ c:RnH~U(~: ~H, File photo VETERAN LENDS A HAND: Worl(~ War I veteran John Cornelius kicks off his latest fundraising effort on behalf of the Bob Stump VA Medial Center in Prescott on Labor Day weekend. Friday, Aug, 31. through Monday, Sept. 3. Raffletickets for a trip to Pinehurst Golf Resort in Pinehurst, N.C, and more than 80 other prizes will be raffled off. Santa Fe PUBLIC: ALWAYS-WELCOME Open 365 Days a Year . New electric carts , Fully stocked golf shop, men's & ladies' wear , PGA Professional on staff for lessons VOC vet does another tour of duty By Mike Cosentino LARSON NEWSPAPERS When John Cornelius signed up in 1940 to fight in World War II. he never expected to be working as hard as he does to help his fellow veterans 67 years later. He 'does not mind. After a visit last year to the Bob Stump Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott, where he gets treatment. Cornelius. 8% noticed that some of the other patients were a little low on comfort items beyond the basics for their health care. The former infantry platoon commander then planned' an operation. That battle resulted in a victory last year when he raised approximately $7;600 for his brothers in arms. Cornelius planned this year's campaign to be twice as successful. He is seeking to raise $15.000 by raffling off an impressive list of prizes. The list of prizes includes a two-night stay at the Pinehurst Golf Resort in Pinehurst. N.C. including airfare for two people. Cornelius was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and worked as an infantry commander and a staff intelligence officer. During WWII. he served in Europe. Africa and the Middle East until his separation in November 1945. a five-year stint. Although he is unlikely to ever mention it, he received the Bronze Star twice. One medal was for when he shot a sniper before the sniper was able to shoot anyone else. and a second medal, for the time he and his platoon sergeant took out an enemy fortification. Both had caused the advance of his and other units to grind to a halt south of Rome in 1943. New campaign Labor Day weekend, Friday, Aug, 31. through Monday, Sept. 3, will find Cornelius at "'"- -'- anougn he is the Oakcreek Country Club unlikely to ever selling raffle tickets for mention it, he the Pinehurst trip and more received the Bronze than 80 others prizes at last Star twice, count. His work in civilian life as a golf pro has helped him obtain golf packages at resorts all over Arizona, including green fees, dinner and lodging in many cases. Use of proceeds The money raised will go to buy toiletries, clothes and supplemental food for patients at the VA Medical Center in Prescott. The drawing will not be held until Dec. 11. 2007. The tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 and are available at Weber's IGA Supermarket in the Village of Oak Creek. Cornelius will be at the store on Veterans' Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, selling tickets. He will have a big display of World War II memorabilia and personal photos there. He is also in the process of scheduling other ticket sales locations around Sedona after the Labor Day kick off. For more i~formation, call 204-0603. Mike Cosentino can be reached at 282-7795, Ext. 128, or e-mail to tmidkiff@larsonnewspapers.com The Welch Medical Clinic provides cam prehensive adult medical treatment which combines the best of standard medical care with nutritional therapies and other complementary modalities. Our integrative medical approach allows us to focus on a combined plan for your particular medical issues. We offer: Standard Western Medical Therapies Bio-identical Hormone Replacement for Men & Women Nutritional Medicine Longevity Medicine Oxidative Theraplies IV Vitamins & Chelation Therapy Bodywork Crania Sacral Therapy Frequency Specific Mlcrocurrent Soft Laser Therapy * Lymphatic Massage Meet & Greet Appointments AVailable After 5 pm fwol 2301 W, Hwy. 89A Chimney Rock Square W. Sedona 282-0609 Annemarie Welch. M.D. Board Certified. Internal Medicin 1 Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking arrested a Sedona man after an undercover officer negotiated a $50 methamphet- amine deal with him. Dushon Madar, 59, was arrested after he drove into the parking lot for a second prear- ranged meeting with the officer. Madar had returned to his house to get the drug after meeting the officer. When Madar returned, he saw the undercover officers awaiting his arrival and tried to leave. Officers then stopped him. A search of Madar's home in West Sedona uncovered meth- amphetamine, paraphernalia, cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and a digital scale commonly used to sell illegal drugs; according to reports. Madar Was charged with two counts of possession of dangerous drugs, one count of possession of narcotics, conspiracy to sell a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana, possession ofmethamphetamine, use of a wire device during a drug transaction, tampering with physical evidence and transferring or offering to sell a dangerous drug. Officers took Madar to Yavapai County Detention Center in Camp Verde. -- Trista Steers Larson Newspapers Please Support The United Negro College hJnd. A Mind Is ATerrible Thing To Waste. Call 1 800 332-UNCr. % ers an, Have you bought your chances yet? Less than a month left until raffles winners are announced September 15th. Help kids, families, arts, parks and more for Sedona and the Verde Valley. Youcould win an awesome 2008 Toyota Hybrid--a rugged High- lander or elegant Camry provided by Tim's Toyota of Prescott; or one of four week-long stays at Sedona's premier resorts; or one of two fun-filled, adventure day packages in Sedona for four. Two Maverick Helicopter Ball Drops will determine winners of all Grand Prizes on September 15 at Oakcreek Country Club at 3pm. And there's more READY TO RIDE? Win a hot new Harley Davidson VRSCDX Night Rod provided by Chester's Harley Davidson of Mesa. Just $5 a chance. Odds are fantastic for this totally awesome bike. Everyone is invited to be part of the fun on September 15th! Grant checks will also be awarded that day by the Sedona Community Foundation between Ball Drops. BuyS25 chances online today, securely and easily at: ~; iliii : !!!!!! : To purchase raffle tickets by phone call 928.282.5057. i You will be helping over 20 local charities and nonprolits when you do. And thank you for making 2007 a great year for our community!