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Twenty-four Inyo County employess take advantage of the "Golden Hanshake." INDEPENDENCE - March 4. 1997 was a "Golden Day" for twenty-tour Inyo County employees. The County Board of Supervisors voted qualified personnnel an additional four years of serve for retiring before June 29. Update - March 11, 1997. The "Golden Day" has now be- come the "Black Day"." After voting to give qualified county employees the "'Golden Handshake" the Board of Supervisors will note today to rescind the March 4. 1997 resolution due to gross errors in the original resolution. The board hopefully will have the bugs worked out in the next two weeks and again allowing retires to continue with re- tirement plans. Zona McCracken Zona McCracken, Social Worker l 1 l, brought to Inyo County a vaired background in social services. Staring in 1961 she starated with Inyo County working in Indepen- dence. Leaving Inyo County for Riverside County in 1984 and retired in 1988 from Riverside County. Zona had ex- pressed to Dr. Susan Holgae, Director of Health and Hu- man Services for Inyou County, that she would like to work out in the desert when a position became availabe. Febru- ary 1991, Zona was contacted to take on the job of Social Worker in Tecopa. From the Tecopa office she w uld man- age many varied social progams in mental health, proba- tion, AA and health and welfare. She and her husband will continue raising and showing their award winning Paints and Quarter horses from their ranch in Pahrump. Winnie Miller arrived at Tecopa Hot Springs County Park with her husband in July 1970. They hired Winnie as a bookkeeper and her husband, since deceased, was the main- tenance man. Winnie came here from Oakland, California where she was an audiator/cashier for AGE and the Bank of America in the bay area. At the county park she has worked at every job available and then some. During the twenty-seven years living at Tecopa Hot Springs, Winnie Winnie Miller I Ai Orr has been the ambulance driver, fire department engineer, and all around person when somec;ne needed help. In 1973 Amargosa Valley Recreation Association named her Citi- zen of the Year. She is now on the AVRA board, Winnie has no final retirement plans at this time, she said "wher- ever the flip of the coin lands is where she might land." AI Orr hangs up his badge after thirty-eight years in law enforcement. Beginning his career with Los Angeles Po- lice Department as a motor officer. Leaving LAPD after nine years, he joined the Breezy Point Police Department in Minnesota, serving in all positions for eleven years. Re- turning to California's Yuba County as deputy sheriff. With two years service in Yuba County AI joined the Inyo County Sheriff's Department where he has spent his last twelve years. They assigned him tot he Shoshone-Tecopa area for seven years as a Resident Deputy Sheriff. Atand wife Judy have moved their home base to Fallon, Nevada but plans are to spend the winters in this area. With the retirement of AI, Winnie and Zona the area has lost a priplet that were always there to help. Going beyone their county job descriptions to help others and make this a better place to live. NAVY LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN Jan McDonald, M.D. Dermatology Clinic of Nevada, Ltd. Harvard Medical School & Mayo Clinic Trained at Pahrump Medical Center 1501 E. Calvada Call: 727-6060 Summit Family Health Care 1151 S. Hwy 160 Pahrump Station Call: 727-5509 1-800-USA-NAVY www. navyjobs.com For Insurance/Billing Questions Call 1-800- 752-4338 • Diseases of Skin • Discoloration • Diseases of Hair • Psoriasis • Skin Cancer • Cosmetic Laser • Acne Surgery • Spider Veins • Chemical Peels • Wrinkles • Hair Restoration • Skin Surgery • Nail Disorders • Moles • Eczema Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, March 13, 1997 25 3321 Leslie, 1 Block HCR66, Box 55105 North of Bell Vista Pahrump, Nv, 89041 DAVY'S LOCKER MINI-STORAGE (702) 727-6999 Over 4,000 Plants in Stock Cactus Desert Plants • Succulents P.o. Bo, ZSS (702) 875-1968 12740 Blue Diamond fax (702) 875-1913 Blue Diamond, Nv 89004 Chinese Health Balls A perfect gift of well bemg. The Ancient Mandarins believed that Chinese Health Balls promote well being of body and serenity of the spirit. Order today by sending check or Money Order for $10 with your name & Address to Mandarin Imports 2167 N. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas; NV 89108 (702) 727-8155 - Fax (702) 727-6303 201 S. Frontage Rd. PRINTING, Inc. Quality offset printing done in PAHRUMP Monday ~ Friday 8am/5pm Saturday ~ 10am/3pm Member Pahrump Chamber of Commerce Beatty Chamber of Commerce Death Valley Chamber of Commerce 570 W. Lupin St, RO. Box 620 Pahrump, NV 89041 Cliff Miller - Broker (702) 727.5418 Land Specialist '" S.a, 1 De n et,am o (Xders We0rns Hours Cr Oal 727-4300 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.