Photo: Smoking Donation

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First Things First, an organization that provides funding for early education and health services for children under the age of 5, presented a $3,985,616 check to Mohave and La Paz counties Oct.7. The check will fund early childhood services in the La Paz/Mohave region from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. The funds come from a tax on tobacco products. To learn more about your local regional council, visit: www.azftf.gov/lapazmohave.