Rosemont Copper contributes to local youth agricultural groups | Community Spirit
Rosemont participated in the Pima County Junior Livestock Association 4-H auction and was the successful bidder on 11 animals.
According to a recent news release from Rosemont Copper, the company bid on 11 animals and then donated four of those animals to the Pima County Junior Livestock STEM Scholarship Fund. The four animals were estimated to have an auction value of $8,000, the release said.
The total for Rosemont Copper’s contribution was over $17,000 on all the animals and it benefitted the following organizations:
Flowing Wells FFA, Marana FFA, El Chaparral, Little Rascals, Littletown Ranchers, Marana Stockmen, Sahuarita Community and Sierrita Mountain Livestock.
This 2013 auction was one of the most successful in recent years for fundraising for the 4H and Future Farmers of America programs, this was according to Kathy Arnold, Rosemont’s Vice President of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs.
In 2012, the firm was one of the top 20 buyers at the auction, joining with a number of long-term Pima County Junior Livestock Association supporters.
Not only has Rosemont Copper supported STEM funding, via the recent Livestock Auction, but they were a Pima County Fair sponsor, focusing on Old Pueblo Hall.