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8 Thursday, March 13, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Pahrump Valley Speedway set Longtime resident Bob Huffman was among the many people to help build Pahrump Valley Speedway in the early' 1980s and he watched many a race at the quarter-mile clay oval. Now he'll be getting a close-up view of the action at the Speedway as operational manager. Huffman, former owner of the Saddle West, and several other Valley residents joined together earlier this year to purchase the local race facility. "l'm a race fanatic," said Huffman. "I make just about every race each year." And what Huff'man hopes to be seeing this year are more races, more divisions and other special events. "Basically,, our goal is to make it a recreational entertain- men] centen" he said. "'We're going to start with a hi-weekly ,'acing program but I'd like to have racin,- every weekend and, if possible, to = oet other events such as a tqea market going Racing will be the backbone of our program." The first race of the season, featuring 1MCA modifieds. modified streets and dwarf cars. will be March 15. "We'll have at least three divisions every night," Huffman said of his race plans. "We're looking for a good solid last- moving, fast-paced three-hour show." To help him atain his goals. Huffman has brought in a pair of veteran race hands. Buzz Woods, with more than 20 years experience including car building and crew chief du- ties, will be the chief steward. And Spud Dimkins of Bakers- field. Calif.. who promoted races at Pahrump Valley Speed- way, in California as well as Airport Speedway in Ama- rillo. Texas. "'Buzz is one of the people who first opened the track and said. "'I was fortunate to ,,et him to come out and join us. And when I knew I was going to be invoh,ed in this, Spud was one of the first people I called. He's got a wealth of experience." Huffman said he will be working closely with Simkins to bring a variety of racing classes to Pahrump. "There's a lot of things we're working on." he said. "We want to develop more divisions of racing classes to Pahr- ump. .... We're getting an extensive amount of interest in get- ting a jalopy class going again - a toally stock division, other than safety equipment. And I know Sped has some ideas. "We're going to try to give the people in this area the best entertaimnent we can." has been involved in racing for quite some time," Huffman Kiwanis Fund laiser 'n Peeple's Dealer SchOOe!00 Open manure wtll be loaded in your private vehicle. After teaching dealing in Las Vegas for 12 years, p d cam eas nd their various functions. 8 a.m. to 2p.m. Tummy Peeples recently opened "Peeples Dealer She's studied Film Studies and editing atUNLVand Basin and Bin88 at the Dairy. School" in Pahrump. tier father, long-time Pahrump business administration at CCCC, plus various com- ,--,('3") resident and associated with law enforcement, gum- puter courses. commercialStry' no ((((  /(_, ing and related government agencies, told her he Peeples Dealer School is licensed to operate in ve:hic::le:s.  thought the need was here for the schoot. Pahrump. ""J'/m'v' .'Q! Tam my started byte aching friends, and her bus i- Tam nay, will have ga me protection integrated in her Stx,,-,s,red  Vogeg,,., / ness grew from there. She has worked in several Las lessons. She will teach people to deal using proper Volleg  Vegas casinos as surveillance observer/supervisor, dealing techniques and dealing "to the camera" so Valley  anclScmd ,,e live gaming, floor person and dealer. She's an expert that all the action is caught on film. She'll be teach- 4b - .'-= - - -   o- d*"Ye'"-"* " -t in live table games and recognizes and understands ing all aspects of dealing and how to use periphreal .... all gaming activities. She is also experienced with vision when dealing to watch all angles of the tables, how to use your hands, Here's Why We Have Healthcare EALTHCARE in Our Name Arcon HealthCare prides itself on providing a broad range of services all under one roof. The Arcon Pahrump Center for Healthcare revolves around the patient, and our staff and family physicians are committed to serving your healthcare needs. The physicians are supported by a sophisticated facility that is dedicated to quality healthcare. The Pahrump Center also offers full diagnostic services, including X-ray Mammography is available on Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment. Immunizations and physicals, including those required for school and sports, are a part of the Arcon preventive medicine health program. The Pahrump Center is your healthcare center. For information or appointments, please call 702-727-6060. and he v to keep the deck chute covered. Tammy has resigned from her position as games agent in Las Vegas to devote all her time to teaching. She plans to expand to several other table games including Baccarat, Carribean Stud and Let It Ride with more games to be added at a later date. Tummy will teach deal- ing to anyone of legal age. Originally $399.00 in Las Vegas, she is of- fering this course for only $299.00 in Pahr- ump. (And the first 10 students enrolled get 1/3 off that price.) Tummy hopes to help people improve their lives by making it pos- sible for them to abtain gainful employment. With two small boys of her own ( ages 4 and 2), her goal is to help people be able to provide a good living for their families. Tammy is submitting a letter of intent to the proper authorities so her school will qualify as a post secondary education and so she can helkp people who depend on social services. Tummy will have job placement assistance available for her students. Each stu- dent will receive a cer- tificate on completion of the course, and her client list of potential employ- ers is growing. 'For more information call (702) 751-326 Pahrump Center for Healthcare 1501 E. C_.alvada Blvd. Pahrump, NV 89048 Phone: 702-727-6060 . i