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Elementary schools across the Kyrene School District are participating in the Girls on the Run program, which promotes healthy exercises along with teaching life skills.
Viola Klype is a candidate for the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board.
Zombies are so hot right now.
LaRissa Shaps, physical therapist at Spooner Physical Therapy in Ahwatukee, has dedicated the past seven years toward a breast oncology program that assists her patients with breast cancer to live a more functional life.
October is Domestic Violence (DV) Awareness month; DV takes many forms, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence, child maltreatment, bullying, suicidal behavior, and elder abuse and neglect. These forms of violence are interconnected and often share the same root causes. They can also all take place under one roof, or in a given community or neighborhood and can happen at the same time or at different stages. Understanding the overlapping causes of violence and the things that can protect people and communities is important, and can help us better address violence in all its forms.
Allison Hurtado lists the website FOR Proposition 487 in her Oct. 22 article as if it were an unbiased website when in reality; the website she lists is a compilation of half-truths and right wing misinformation to persuade voters to vote for Prop 487. Since she listed the for website, she should also have listed the VOTE NO on Prop 487 website: www.NoOn487.com. If she were to inform readers to go to this website, they would find that “In 2013, Phoenix voters in a landslide passed smart, sustainable pension reform that will save City of Phoenix taxpayers more than $600 million over the next 23 years. Passing Prop 487 would wipe away most of those savings.” [Source: City of Phoenix Update, 6/10/2014]. In addition, “Pension spiking, which this measure (Prop 487) claims to address, already has been eliminated in contract negotiations earlier this year.”
The Ak-Chin Indian Community UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle and Central Plant has been named the AZ Water Association’s 2014 Water Reuse Project of the Year. The two buildings were recognized for their efficient use of reclaimed water.
HERE: Horizon Presbyterian’s Trunk N Treat Oct. 26
Discovery at Foothills Club West has opened with six new home plans in Ahwatukee Foothills.
The Children’s Action Alliance is asking candidates for the state Legislature to focus on the children.
HERE: City of Phoenix hosting free financial planning day Oct. 25
The parent company of the state's largest electric utility is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars through a third party to ensure that Republican Mark Brnovich becomes the next state attorney general.
This weekend, the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa is hosting an Activeight Fitness Enthusiast Experience featuring some of the nation’s most recognized fitness professionals.
HERE: ‘Race To Nowhere’ screening Oct. 23
At the Save the Lakes meeting Monday morning at 9:30 there was standing room only. Chairs were brought into the Ahwatukee Recreation Center main hall for many homeowners eager to hear anything positive about the ongoing debacle between Mr. Gee and the homeowners themselves.
After more than 30 years of planning, many Ahwatukee Foothills residents still have questions about the proposed South Mountain Freeway and as the environmental review process is coming to a close, an Ahwatukee nonprofit hopes to provide some clarity.
Horizon Community Learning Center’s executive director, Betsy Fera, and Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School’s principal, Michael Lamp, both received an Administrator’s Appreciation Award at the 2014 Arizona Health & Physical Education State Convention on Thursday afternoon.
HERE: Desert Vista baseball early-bird golf tournament sign-up Oct. 20
Administration Appreciation Award winners Betsy Fera, Executive Director of Horizon Community Learning Center, and Michael Lamp, Principal of Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School, with Patti Mitchell at the Arizona Health and Physical Education state convention on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Anne Gill, President/CEO of the Ahwatukee Chamber presents a “Buck for Luck” to Terri Ellert, Owner of The Hearing Centers of Arizona, and Anyika Allmon, Hearing Health Tech, at the Ribbon Cutting to celebrate their new location.
Betsy Fera, Executive Director of Horizon Community Learning Center, is given the Administration Appreciation Award at the Arizona Health and Physical Education state convention on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (L-R) AZHPE President Patti Mitchell, Dolly Lambdin, SHAPE America president, Betsy Fera, Horizon PE teacher Matthew Mixer and Hudson PE teacher Stephanie DiPiazza.
Gays are now legally marrying in Arizona.
Friday's federal court ruling voiding Arizona restrictions against same-sex marriage raises a series of new questions about other state laws which discriminate based on sexual orientation.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has selected Nikita Bhuyan, Devon de Simone and Ann Trent to be recipients of the 2014 Women in Business scholarships.