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An upcoming 5K event hosted by Red Mountain High School in Mesa will serve as both a scholarship fundraiser and a tribute to the man who had a profound influence on the lives of students and teachers alike.
“Republicans are ticked because CVS drugstores will quit selling cigarettes because it conflicts with the primary purpose of a drugstore. Arizona legislative bodies want to repeal medicaid coverage on 134,000 people, leaving them only to die. Doesn’t that make the Arizona Legislature a death panel, and from what planet do their constituents hail?”
Your next dinner out could support academic excellence at a Gilbert high school. The fifth annual Taste of Higley is slated for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the cafeteria at Higley High School, 4068 E. Pecos Road.
The Desert Vista baseball boosters will be hosting a bone marrow drive for freshman Ryan Kibby on March 22 at noon at Desert Vista.
This community, if nothing else, loves to rally around a cause.
To jump start the spring semester, the Desert Vista dance program will be hosting auditions for students interested in being involved with the program.
There were long pauses and a cracked voice more than once as former Marcos de Niza football coach tried to get his thoughts around the past 19 years.
HERE: DV soccer promotional night Dec. 20
The Mountain Pointe High School Band Boosters will host its inaugural Giant Parking Lot Sale, 4201 E. Knox Road, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Band Boosters will provide all the advertising and signs, plus sell concessions. This is for booster organizations only.
Cases of whooping cough are on the rise across the country and NASCAR star Jeff Gordon is racing to end it.
Michelle Razore, whose daughter nearly died from pertussis, shares her story with Jeff Gordon, NASCAR champion and spokesperson for the Sounds of Pertussis¨ Campaign, and Dr. Alan R. Fleischman, Senior Vice President and Medical Director, March of Dimes, and Heidi Bruch Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 in New York. In front of the group is the first panel of the Sounds of Pertussis Protection Quilt, which was displayed in Times Square for Pertussis Awareness Day. The Quilt represents how adults can create a blanket of protection around babies by getting vaccinated with a pertussis booster, so they donÕt get sick and spread the disease to their infant. Make your quilt square at www.SoundsofPertussis.com. (Gary He/Insider Images for Sanofi Pasteur)
Michelle Razore and Heidi Bruch “fight back” against Perri Tussis, a giant replica of a Bordetella pertussis bacterium, which causes the disease, pertussis, more commonly known whooping cough. Razore and Bruch, whose babies nearly died from pertussis last year, were in Times Square at the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign exhibit during Pertussis Awareness Day. The Campaign encourages all adults in close contact with babies to help protect themselves against pertussis by getting an adult Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) booster vaccine, so they don’t get sick and spread the disease to their babies. Visit SoundsofPertussis.com. (Gary He/Insider Images for Sanofi Pasteur)
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Although it certainly doesn’t feel like fall, the calendar reminds us that summer is officially over. As a result, family members of all ages may find they are spending more time in the car as they ease back into their normal routine.
HERE: Mountain Pointe car wash Sept. 14
Mountain Pointe High School’s swim and dive team will host its annual car wash this Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Ahwatukee Burger King, 4805 E. Warner Road.
Once the team crossed into California and made it past El Centro the bus pulled over for lunch provided by the boosters at a rest stop.
The Desert Vista traveling plans are short and sweet.
LAS VEGAS – A host of new characters showed up in the second straight impressive season-opening win by Mountain Pointe.
Desert Vista High School will be hosting its second Pat Quinn Run, honoring the beloved security guard who passed away last May from a heart attack during an early morning run on campus.
The Mountain Pointe football boosters will host a Casino Night from 7 to 10 p.m. on Aug. 17 at Ahwatukee Country Club, 12432 S. 48th St. The cost is $40.
Ahwatukee Troop 1685 has been together for six years and is made up of 13 girls, ages 11 and 12. This year the troop was challenged to create its own goals and projects. They broke into four committees, each taking on their own community service projects. The girls selected, organized and participated in the community events on their own with only subtle guidance from the troop leaders and parents.
Troop 1685 performs community service projects and raised $227 for the Centennial PTO Athletic Booster Club.
The Desert Vista Band Boosters wants to thank the following businesses for their sponsorship support for the 2012-13 school year: Sonic, Deep Blue Water Technologies, Pods, Excel Screen Printing, Bella Vista Dental Care, Kathy Camamo Realty, Mr. Chao’s Asian Bistro, Tide Dry Cleaners, Kettle Korn & More, Langhofer/Winter State Farm, Doehrman Company, Inc. (DCI), Mousegraphics, Joe’s Real BBQ, Brewer’s Air Conditioning, Progressive Landscaping, Lifetime Eye Care, Wendy’s, Dunkin Donuts, V’s Barber Shop, Guitar Studio Room, Foothills Pet Resort, Schwab, Dance Meets Fitness with Carrie, Florencia’s, Breyer Law Offices, East Valley Neurofeedback & Peak Performance Center.
Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the Desert Vista High School band car wash at Sonic on April 20, they raised more than $750 to donate to the music program at Bay Head school in New Jersey that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Anyone who would like to make additional contributions can contact the band boosters at firstname.lastname@example.org.