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Ajo Copper News, July 13, 2022, Page 11 FUEL UP WITH YOUR REWARDS CARD! PresentyourRewardsCardto thecashiertoreceiveyour discountpriortofueling. TheonlyRewardsCardtogive youmoreatDesertDiamondCasino! 3% Off 5% Off 7% Off Use your Rewards Card to receive a discount on gas. WHY An Enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. AGUIRRE & KIN, INC. BUILDING SERVICES Committed to Safety, Quality and Productivity General Contractor Industrial • Commercial • Residential AZ LIC# ROC180328 LEO AGUIRRE 623-694-4821 aguirreandkininc@yahoo.com At left, Chance Gavarrete took a swing during a tee ball game. At right, Caleb Olsen, wearing blue, ran home during a coach pitch game with Brody Coyle behind him. Brianna Sayer took the pictures. Originally scheduled to end July 7, PCNRPR has extended their tee ball and coach pitch programs for two more weeks, through July 21. Although practices will no longer take place, games for the programs will continue, said Erich Ecker. A tee ball game was played on Tuesday, July 12; the next one will be on Tuesday, July 19, at 5 p.m. Coach pitch games will take place on Thursday, July 14, and Thursday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. Time to register for Pitch Hit & Run The official skills competition of Major League Baseball is set to return to Ajo. MLB Pitch Hit & Run (PHR) is a free one-day event for boys and girls aged 7-14. Advance registration is required. Participants compete in either the baseball or softball division and have the opportunity to advance through three levels of competition: Locals, Team Championships, and the Finals during the MLB World Series. Participants compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Age is determined as of November 15, 2022. Parents must provide a copy of a valid birth document for age verification at all levels of competition. Players who are crowned winners at the local level may have the op- portunity to compete in the Team Championships held at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The local event will be held at Bud Walker Park on Thursday July 28, at 6:30 p.m. In order to participate, parents and guardians must preregister youth prior to the week of the event online at http://pitchhitrun2022.league- apps.com/events/3226417-pima-county-natural-resources-parks-and- recreation. For more information, stop by the Ajo Community Center in Walker Park or call Erich Ecker at 520-387-6615. Youth soccer registration is open Online registrations for the Ajo youth soccer program is now open. The Ajo youth soccer program is a free, co-ed program offered to players aged 4-13 and is organized into three playing divisions: ages 4-6, ages 7-9, and ages 10-13. “The program focuses on introducing youth to the sport and teach- ing basic fundamentals in a noncompetitive sporting environment where they can learn positive values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, respect, and accountability,” said Khalil Bratton, park manager for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation in Ajo. Players will participate in a six-week season, with two practices and two games held each week. The season starts Monday, August 15, and runs through Thursday, September 22. Practices will be held every Monday & Wednesday from 5:30 to 6 p.m. for ages 4-6 and from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. for ages 7-13. Games are scheduled on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. for ages 4-6 and at 6:15 p.m. for ages 7-13. To participate, register online at: https://apm.activecommunities. com/nrpr. Contact recreation coordinator Erich Ecker at 520-387-6615 for more information. Summer program at Walker Park Registration is still open for the Ajo Community Center Summer Camp. Free for youth ages 7-12, the program is being held July 11-29 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation. The summer program will offer a variety of activities including in- door and outdoor recreation, arts & crafts, board & table games, and more. To register visit https://apm. activecommunities.com/nrpr. For more information, contact Erich Ecker at 520-387-6615 or stop by the Ajo Community Center in Walker Park. Markers, Pens, Pencils, & Paintbrushes at the Copper News