The Prickly Piecers, a chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild, is celebrating their 10-year anniversary this month by inviting all former and current members or members of the public interested in joining to an event from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Three Dudes Quilting, 5053 E. Elliot Road, There will be door prizes, a quilt cake, snacks, a charity quilt presentation and recognition of past presidents.
Hugh Smith, executive director of The First Tee of Phoenix, announced recently that the organization will open a new programming site at Augusta Ranch Golf Club, which becomes the Valley’s 13th First Tee location.
Despite several radiation and chemo treatments, loss of hearing and an ever-present life-threatening diagnosis, Buddy gets up every morning, puts on his vest and goes to work. His job may just be providing a little emotional support to the patients at Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in Ahwatukee Foothills, but it’s a job Buddy the dog takes very seriously.
Wilson Gee may be forced to pay up to $1.6 million in tax benefits to the county for closing the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course according to an Arizona statute that has never been used before, the Maricopa County Assessor’s Office said.
There are 49 new homes proposed for a subdivision at the western end of Ahwatukee Foothills, but if the South Mountain Freeway is built as currently proposed, all of those lots will need to be purchased by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Sometimes newspaper opinion generates the cream of community-thinking, which, in truth, is what it’s supposed to do. And, another plus: Readers’ constructive input drowns out the belly-aching from tweeter-types.
The best of friends, 1-year-old Wobbly was born outside and got a virus which affected his brain so that he walks with a wobbly gait. Older Tang, about 5 years old, has adopted him like an older brother and gently plays with and grooms him. Both are quiet and well behaved, but Tang likes high places that Wobbly can’t go. For more information on this pair, email email@example.com or call (480) 628-6226. Also see them on petfinder.com/cactuscatsrescue.
Once a picture of the auditorium at Mountain Park Community Church in Ahwatukee Foothills underwater hit social media Monday, it didn’t take long to get a response from people all over the Valley ready and willing to help.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald