Cocopah Vice Chairwoman Rosa J. Long presents a $10,000 check to Yuma County Board of Supervisors. Under the Arizona Gaming Compact, Native American Tribes with casinos are required to share a percentage of their profits with local governments in support of local programs and nonprofit groups. The county is dividing the money evenly between Precious Treasures Mission and Gethsemani Food Ministry.
Cocopah Vice-Chairwoman Rosa J. Long (right) presents a donation of $1,000 to Yuma Fire Captain Paul Evancho and volunteers Andy Evancho and Brittany Evancho at the organization’s 26thannual fundraising tournament. The event was held Feb. 20 at the Desert Hills Golf Course.
Cocopah Head Start announced its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Arizona Department of Education, Community Nutrition Programs. Meals will be made available to enrolled participants at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Cocopah Tribal Chairwoman Sherry Cordova, three incumbent councilmembers, and a former council member on Thursday were sworn-in to serve during the 2020-2022 term.
Councilwoman Rosa J. Long was elected to serve as Vice-Chairwoman. Councilmembers Edmund Domingues and Irwin Twist were re-elected and Neil White, who had served on council from 2010-2014, was elected.
Cocopah Museum staffers display the two trophies they won on the second day of the 75thAnnual Yuma Jaycees Rodeo. Rodeo Chairman Damian Moore presented the Best Overall float and the Chairman’s Choice trophies moments before the parade began.
With the rodeo marking a mile stone, 75 years, Cocopah Museum director Joe Rodriquez came up with the idea of creating a mining theme for the float with the slogan “Dirt to Diamonds.”
Cocopah Tribal Councilwoman Rosa J. Long (second from left) presents a check for $1,000 to the staff of the Yuma Art Center in support of the annual Art in the Park celebration that was held Jan. 11 and 12 at Gateway Park in Yuma.
Cocopah Councilwoman Rosa J Long (center) presents a $4,000 contribution to the Somerton High School Committee during the annual Corn Fest that was held in Somerton on Saturday, Nov. 9.
Cocopah councilmembers Rosa J. Long (left) and Edmund Domingues (second from left) present a check to Dr. Kella Price, Executive Director, Arizona for the United States of America Pageants and Cocopah Tribal Member Sylvia Thomas. The Tribal Council sponsored Thomas’ participation in a workshop in preparation of the pageant. Thomas is among five young women in Yuma County who are competing for the title Miss Arizona. The pageant will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on November 24.