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Crazy Horse Memorial®: Building on a Dream Event Article

January 14, 2022

Cave Creek, AZ – January 19, 2022  – The Mountain View Pub (The Pub) ( announced today it will host a by invitation only education and fundraising event on February 18, 2022 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM to assist in completion of the world’s largest sculpture, the Crazy Horse Memorial®, located in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  The evening’s event will include a presentation by Ms. Laurie Becvar, Ed.D, M.A., President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Crazy Horse Memorial, Native American entertainment, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle. The silent auction will include items by local Arizona artists as well as Crazy Horse Giftshop goods. Appetizers and signature cocktails will be provided by The Pub.

The Mountain View Pub located at 7033 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331. To secure your space at this event, contact Ms. Anita Baker 602 363 1613 or Ms. Amy Phillips 480 739 7031.

“We support and are honored to be part of this fundraising event to educate all nationalities and people about the history our nation,” said The Mountain View Pub owner, JP Pemberton. “One day I want my grandchildren to see the Crazy Horse monument, and I want their grandchildren to see it as well. The Crazy Horse monument will be there as long as God allows it.  It’s imperative the history of America is kept alive, and I want my grandchildren and great grandchildren to know their family had something to do with its completion and preservation.”

Becvar noted, “We are very appreciative of JP and Michelle Pemberton for hosting the Crazy Horse Memorial Building on the Dream event in Cave Creek.  The funds raised will be designated to the Mountain Carving, The Indian University of North America, the Memorial’s Museum’s, or to Where Most Needed based on the donor’s designation.  All charitable gifts are appreciated and are eligible for a tax receipt to per IRS guidelines. We are grateful for the many friends and supporters that we have in Arizona, their charitable giving is going to make a big difference.”

The Crazy Horse monument honors the indigenous people of North America and was envisioned by Chief Henry Standing Bear, a Lakota chief, sculptor Korczak Ziolkowki and his wife, Ruth.  This educational and humanitarian project, more than seven decades in the making, focuses on raising funds to complete the mountain carving as well as achieve future plans for the Indian Museum of North America, other memorial museums, and the Indian University of North America. Those that want to donate but cannot attend, can donate at, please write AZ event in the notes section to provide credit to the AZ event.  

Crazy Horse Memorial®: Building on a Dream Event