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Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009 12:00 am

Girl Scouts visit Adam Pink Salon

Girl Scouts from Troop 2292 recently visited the Adam Pink Salon to earn their “Looking Your Best” badge. Adam and Marilen Pinkwasser opened their salon for the girls and spent time discussing hair care, skin care, make-up application and choosing the right color clothes to compliment their skin tones. Adam styled their hair, Marilen taught the girls to apply make-up naturally and Ethan Pinkwasser taught them how to walk on a runway. The evening culminated with a fashion show for the parents.

For more information on Girl Scouts, contact Mag Bell at (602) 228-6551 or magbell@girlscoutsaz.org

 

Montessori Educare Academy happenings

Montessori Educare Academy parents recently gathered to promote the school’s inaugural Community Day. The group of 45 parents spent the day repainting playground equipment, bike paths and playground games. They repaired and painted the playground gazebo, planted citrus trees and readied the vegetable garden for planting.

Kelly Wolff from the Arizona Department of Game and Fish visited the school last week to give the children a presentation on native Arizona wildlife. She brought three animals for the children to see – a Great Horned Owl, a Burrowing Owl and a Prairie Dog. Each of the animals had been taken in by the Arizona Department of Game and Fish because they were injured and unable to be rehabilitated back into the wild.

Montessori Educare Academy is located at 1244 E. Chandler Blvd. and is currently enrolling students ages 12 months to six years. For information, call (480) 283-8885.

 

AF students graduate, make Dean’s List

Ahwatukee Foothills residents Kaila Hochhalter and Joseph Paxton graduated from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, Calif., in May. Hochhalter received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts, and Paxton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Brooke Johnson and Daniel Liles were named to the spring 2009 Dean’s List.

Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA to qualify for the Dean’s List.

 

Girl Scouts make birthday boxes

More than 26 birthday boxes were recently filled and decorated by Girl Scouts from the Ahwatukee Foothills area. The boxes – filled with cake mixes, frosting, plates, napkins, utensils, decorations, disposable cameras and birthday presents – are for children who may not otherwise be able to celebrate their birthdays. Monika LeBlanc, project coordinator, delivered the boxes to the Tempe office of Child Protective Services.

For more information, contact Mag Bell at (602) 228-6551 or magbell@girlscoutsaz.org.

 

Girl Scouts send packages to female soldiers

Six female soldiers will have happier holidays this year when they receive care packages from Girl Scout Troops 774 and 1537 from the Ahwatukee neighborhood. The scouts and their families assembled packages with items such as snacks, wipes and magazines.

The care packages were sent to female sailors in the United States Navy, assigned to Navy Operational Support Center Phoenix and currently mobilized in Iraq. The Snell and Wilmer Law Firm of Phoenix provided shipping for the care packages.

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