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TO THE EDITOR:

My heartfelt thanks go out again this year to the following people and businesses for donating their time and/or money to the Mary Brown Memorial Basketball Tournament. This tournament was a great success. The proceeds from this tournament have allowed us to award over $20,000 in scholarships since its inception!

Derek Montoya; Michael Mondragon; Daniel Zamarron; Dan Lewis; Artesia Public Schools for the use of their facilities; all teams that participated; all the students and parents who worked; Dana Thalman; Darius Ramirez.

I would also like to thank the following businesses for so generously donating door prizes: Bennie’s Western Wear; Love Bud; Pazzazz; Nelle’s Floral; Busy Bee; Pecos Diamond Steakhouse; Henry’s BBQ; Piccolino’s; The Jahva House; Honey Depot; Bryan Printers; La Fonda; Ken-Mar Furniture; Adobe Rose; Chaos; Wellhead; Artesia Credit Union; McAlister’s; Yum Yum Yogurt; Subway; and the Eye Site.

Your extra time, effort, and donations have made it possible to continue this scholarship for many years. Thanks again for all of your hard work and continued support.

Vickie Dickerson