Spread the Word (Museum)

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What is happening to

The Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum?

Governor Brewers Plan:

NOT due to budget cuts

Execution attempted in secret

5C Centennial Exhibit: Cotton, Citrus, Cattle, Copper Climate

Designed and built by out of state firm

Transferred to Arizona Historical Society

Brewers tangled tales

Increased cost to taxpayers

What may be lost:

State tradition preceding statehood

Support for K-12 education

Outdoor displays

Most of mineral collection

Educational displays

Lapidary art and shop

Mining technology

Donations and volunteers time

Polly Rosenbaums legacy

What you can do:

Oppose any bill eliminating AMMM in House and Senate

Express disapproval to Governor (election year)

Contact Centennial Commission, especially potential donors

Express disapproval to contractor: Gallagher & Assoc.

Alert teachers and students

Contact news media throughout state

Participate in international discussion - www.mindat.org

Introduce issue to election campaign

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