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Let’s Build a Splash update and the Globe Miami High Alumni Challenge


“When we moved to Globe-Miami in 1999 our intention was to only stay here three years. We fell in love with this community and we want to see it thrive and prosper. I believe that we have the spirit to make our community better than it has ever been before and we are happy to be a small part of that,” stated Fernando and Denise Shipley, who raised their three children in the area and recently made a donation of $1,000 per year for five years. Thank you, Fernando, Denise, and Family.

With the help of alumni from Globe and Miami High, “Let’s Build a Splash alumni” has kicked off. Below is the update as of Sunday, August 30. One goal is for the Alumni from each school to raise $10,000 each or 100 $100 dollar donations. All donations are accepted!  If you would like to make a donation of more than $500, please call 928-812-9267.

*Go to

*Click on “Let’s Build a Splash” button

*Click on “Donate Now”

*Select school 

*Select Payment Option

*Click on “Pencil” to write Class Year

*Complete billing information 


If you want to mail a check instead, please include school and year, and mail to:


P.O. Box 2640

Claypool, AZ  85532


Let’s go Tigers!!!

Let’s go Vandals!!!

All donations are matched by Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center up to $1.5 million! Thank you to CVRMC for this generous matching funds grant. Together we can change $1.5 million to $3 million!

Phase 1 of the Capital Build is estimated at $3.5 million (provided by Hidell Architects, TX) which will include the following aquatic amenities: 

Eight-lane competition pool with starting platforms

Bleacher Area

Umbrella Deck Shade (limited in Phase 1)

Underwater Seating

Beach Entry Geysers

Tumble Buckets Water Feature

Raindrop Water Feature

Beach Entry

Waterslide and Tower

Learn to Swim Area with Teaching Bench

Aerobic/Wellness Area

Volleyball and Basketball Play Area (combined)

Handicap Pool Entry

Diving Bowl With two 1-meter Diving Towers

Tent City Area (limited in Phase 1)

Minimal Pool Deck Lounging Space (limited in Phase 1)

Let’s hit that $3.5 milliion mark and we can call Phase 1 of the Capital Build done!

“Gallon by Gallon – Let’s Build a Splash” is continuing throughout the community. If you see an Aquatic Center Gallon Jug on a counter, drop some change because every cent counts.

Stacy Herrera-Murry and her staff at Kachina Properties held a Hot Dog BBQ on Friday, August 20. Many people stopped by to drop a donation and to grab a bite to eat! Thank you all for your energy, spirit, and drive to raise funds!

A very special “Thank You” to Mokie Flores and Sara Alexander of Pretty Kind Boutique.  Ten percent of their sales on Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28 went to the Aquatic Center. With gratitude to these beautiful ladies and all the shoppers, too!