AJ Mounted Rangers donate money to Superstition Fire and Medical District

  On Wednesday, March 20, The AJ Mounted Rangers met at Superstition Fire and Medical District to donate $1,000.00 for the April Pools Day Project, which teaches water safety and CPR to 500 adults or children. The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers is a volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports children and youth by providing safety measures […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate $600 to The Menta Group

The AJ Mounted Rangers made a donation of $600 to The Menta Group to support its educational efforts. AJ Rangers met with TLC Center Coordinator Melissa Peralta on Friday, March 8, according to a press release on the generous donation. The Menta Program is Mountain Heights E.D. Program designed to work on social vocational skills […]

AJ Mounted Rangers provide security at Superstition Mountain Museum event

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers worked March 8-10 at the Superstition Mountain Museum’s Mata Ortiz – Magic of Mexican Artistry event. The AJ Mounted Rangers worked at the Superstition Mountain Museum helping with parking and providing security and information to the many guests who came to see the artist, Mata Ortiz, according to a release. […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate $750 to AJPD Explorer Program

The Apache Junction Police Department Explorer Program recently received a donation from the AJ Mounted Rangers. Apache Junction Police Officer R. Rivera, Trevan Ballinger, Jessica Laduran were on hand with AJ Mounted Rangers Mike Hellberg who represented the group to donate $750 to the AJPD Explorer Program, according to a press release. Congratulations were extended […]

3 Apache Junction Rangers qualify for mounted duty

Mark Schnabel, Apache Junction Mounted Rangers training officer, on March 1 presented Kate Bryant, Floyd Lepine and Doug Whipple with their cross sabers for completing the mounted ranger qualification requirements. Completing the mounted qualification requirements allows a ranger to perform duties on horseback, according to a release.  

AJ Mounted Rangers welcomes Patty Wanczyk to the organization

At the recent AJ Mounted Rangers meeting Captain Roger Matas swore in Patty Wanczyk as one of the newest Rangers. Originally from Illinois, she moved to Apache Junction in May of 2018, according to a press release, describing how excited she is to join the Rangers. She looks forward to using her experience organizing fundraisers […]

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers donate $1,500 to Genesis Project

On Feb. 6 the Apache Junction Mounted Rangers met at the Genesis Project and presented a check to Mid Carlozzi for $1,500. We toured the facilities and were surprised by the amount of help they provide to the hungry and homeless of Apache Junction, which includes children. The food they served was just like going […]

Rangers provide security assistance at museum fundraiser

The AJ Mounted Rangers provided security Saturday, Feb. 2, for the annual Sampling at the Superstitions fundraiser. The event was a benefit for the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction. The AJ Mounted Rangers, a nonprofit, is a “volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports children and youth organizations by providing safety measures at […]

2 members join AJ Mounted Rangers

Al Maner and Holly Whipple have been sworn in as AJ Mounted Rangers. Mr. Maner is from Portland, Ore., and is in Apache Junction with his wife Mary. He is a member of the Superstition Horseman Association and “is looking forward to volunteering his free time to help the AJ Mounted Rangers raise money for […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate 4K to Project Help

AJ Mounted Rangers Paul Roe and Mike Hellberg recently met with Rosie Porugal-Brastad, coordinator of the Apache Junction Unified School District Project Help, and donated $4,000 to the organization. Project HELP serves families in the Apache Junction School District, according to a press release that encoured those who need help or want to donate to […]