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    • Donald Sanders

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    • April 5, 2014 in Columnists

    Martha Rocha is one sought-after girl

    OK. I’ve been doing some internet research and you will not believe what I found. I’ll tell you as soon as you answer this question, “What does a 74.5 pound blue rock found in Teofilo Otoni Brazil have to do with Winters, California and the Putah Creek Council?” Let me guess. You don’t know, right?

    Well, I’m not going to tell you!

    Ha, OK, I’ll give you another hint.

    The whole thing concerns the education coordinator at PCC. Still don’t know? OK, here’s the answer. If it’s on the internet it has to be true. Am I right? Well, I Googled the PCC’s education coordinator and I got 6,990,000 hits. Unbelievable!

    Here’s the answer. An incredible aquamarine crystal was found on a farm near Teofilo Otoni, Brazil. It weighed approximately 74.5 pounds and the color was so rich — so intense that the Brazilian gem dealers needed to distinguish it from the rest. They named it “Martha Rocha” as a special tribute to the beautiful Education Coordinator with the captivating clear blue eyes. It’s true! It’s right there on the internet!

    With well over six million hits, there is a ton of information about our sweet little Martha Rocha, so read and weep because I’m the guy that broke the story! The internet says Martha Rocha is the seventh child of engineer Álvaro Rocha and housewife Hansa. Back in 1954 (this must be a misprint-must have meant 1974) Martha Rocha was a statuesque 18-year-old Brazilian beauty queen.

    After winning the title of Miss Bahia in her home state, she went on to become the first Miss Brazil and was the runaway favorite to win the Miss Universe pageant. Martha Rocha measured 35 inches at the bust, 23 at the waist, and 38 at the hips. Mirain Stevenson, the 21-year-old South Carolina beauty, was 10 inches smaller at the hips, so Martha took second place in the Miss Universe Pageant.

    The first half of 1954 (must be another misprint of the date) Martha Rocha was in every newspaper in the world when she was disqualified in the Miss Universe contest because her hips were two inches above the limit.

    Martha sure gets around because the internet says she holds the title of Credit Research Analyst at Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC located in New York City. She has 13 years of experience in sales and marketing, advertising, promotions, management, and professional development. Martha loves to participate in running races and triathlons. Martha has two adorable dogs, Bono and Angel.

    The internet goes on to say that Martha holds several professional licenses and memberships such as ACA – American Counseling Association, AACC – American Association of Christian Counselors, MHCCF – Mental Health Counseling Association of Central Florida.

    Also Marta volunteers in her church with translations, social work and in missions. Martha Rocha is an adjunct professor of undergraduate psychology classes at Florida Technical College in Kissimmee, Florida.
    All of the experience she has gained has helped her assist individuals and businesses achieve their goals through individual counseling, seminars, and workshops. Martha has developed seminars and workshops in various aspects of business and professional development areas, such as: Effective & Professional Selling, Cultivating Clients, Valuing Cultural Differences, Protecting Your Digital Legacy, and Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Teens.

    Martha is also a Portuguese economist that sports a 14k two-tone gold Martha Rocha Kunzite and diamond ring. She has lived in Chicago, Illinois, Brazil, Spain, and S. Africa, where she deals with Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders/Phobias, Ethnic/Cultural Issues, and Schizophrenia.

    Martha is said to have joined the Women’s Revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953. (Must be another misprint.) Martha has an account on Vivino, which is a community driven app that lets you scan any wine while on the go.

    To tell the truth, I don’t see how Martha does all this stuff. I mean over six million hits all about Martha Rocha. That staggers my mind. There is one more little tidbit of information about Martha Rocha that I didn’t find on the internet. Martha Rocha has resigned her position as education coordinator of The Putah Creek Council, and I find that very sad indeed. We will miss her smiling face.

    Imagine — six million hits. She is one well sought-after girl. I wonder what Martha has that other girls don’t. Oh well, that’s a different story.



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