After many of the tragic events that we see portrayed on the news, AZ STaR gets a slew of inquiries from people who are wanting to help. We have therefore developed this post to assist you in getting some preliminary information regarding Search and Rescue with AZ STaR
Do you, Can you, Would you?
* Have a desire to wander through the desert under the stars, at night, looking for clues and/or missing persons.
* Would you like to wander through the desert carrying about 30 lbs. of gear and water.
* Don’t mind being awakened at 1:00 am for a search call-out.
* Can pack enough gear into 2 large bags for 4 days in the mountains or desert.
* Can brush your teeth, put on make-up and comb your hair with your signal mirror.
* Can cat-nap anywhere, through any noise, under any conditions (rain or shine).
* Know how to make a tent with a garbage bag and a piece of rope.
* Would like to be part of a Team effort and enjoy working with Dogs.
* Can and would climb any mountain to get reception to make a phone call.
* Your definition of a fun time is seeing what you can survive.
If you think that you meet any of the requirements above, AZ STaR is looking for you. Please contact us immediately. For more information, please read the attached Membership Guide as it provides additional information regarding Membership with AZ STaR.
The Members and K9’s of Arizona Search Track and Rescue wish to thank those individuals/Companies that helped make our recent fundraising effort a HUGE Success.
Bass Pro Shops and The Tasting Room – Peoria for supporting us by allowing us to sell raffle tickets at your locations.
K9-Games, Shooters World, and BudgetPetExpress.com for donating the prizes that made our event a success
A big Thank you to all of those that purchased raffle tickets and/or made donations – without you our volunteers would have a much more difficult time carrying out our mission of “Saving Lives”
We also appreciate your patience with us in getting in touch with you as we were conducting a search on the day of and the day after we conducted the actual raffle.
The following individuals won prizes:
TV – Ms. Susan Folwer
GPS – Joyce Crissmon
Darrin CHango – SHooters World Membership
Bob Duke – iPad
Jim Mann – Shooters World MembershipRodger Blanchard – Trading Card Set Micheal Stephens – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Courtney Redd – Trading Card Set Josh Nies – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Jolene Schlichter – $25.00 Gift Card Micheal Stephens – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Wayne Leminger $25.00 Gift Card Nicolle Moretti $50.00 Gift Card Sally Lukens – $25.00 Gift Card Daniel Boucher $50.00 Gift Card Joanna Reese – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Brett Rawleigh – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Vicki Campbell – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Louis Chappel – Trading Card Set Bonnie Fry $25.00 Gift Card Sherry King – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Colleen Berry – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Tasha Miller – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Suzanne French – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Sharon Gilbert – “Get Lost” T-Shirt Stephanie Bradley – Trading Card Set Godget Grant – Trading Card Set * If we have not been in touch with you regarding your prize, please contact us at 623-878-9149.
About Arizona Search Track & Rescue
In Arizona and throughout the nation, trained Search And Rescue (SAR) teams and (SAR) dog teams have consistently proven themselves as a valuable resource to the emergency services community and local law enforcement agencies when confronted with searching urban, wilderness and desert areas as well as locating victims of drowning.
Arizona Search Track and Rescue, Inc. (AZ STaR) was formed to provide to the public, trained airscent and trailing dog/handler teams to assist in locating lost or missing persons. AZ STaR also has dog/handler teams specially trained in Alzheimer’s, cadaver and evidence searches.