Rim Club Named Firewise Community


The Rim Golf Club Community Association became the 16th community in Arizona and the fifth community in Gila County to achieve national recognition for being "Firewise."

Members were honored on Wednesday and received a plaque and signage indicating their Firewise status. The community received the recognition after working in conjunction with the Arizona State Land Department and the Diamond Star and Payson Fire Departments to improve the fire safety of its property.

Present at the recognition ceremony were (clockwise from top row, left) Mike Foree, Firewise community member, Scott Hunt, Phoenix District Forest Service, Ivon English, Firewise chairman, Marty deMasi, Payson Fire chief, John Grabel, Firewise committee member, Lee Ann Beery, Natural Resource manager, Suzy Tubbs, Firewise committee member, and Martha Mitchell, Firewise committee member.

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