To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services.
AARP announced the appointment of Dana Marie Kennedy as state director for Arizona AARP. Kennedy joins the national organization’s state office after serving more than 20 years as a leading advocate for working families, retirees, and women at the local, state and national levels.
Proponents of Proposition 122 insist that a potentially far-reaching amendment to the Arizona Constitution is necessary to ensure the public gets to monitor how well — or poorly — Arizona does in protecting children.
Books are written to help readers change their perspective on life, to go after their dreams, and to help shape us all to become the people we are going to ultimately become someday. They are written to help us learn about the past, give us insight to current events, and to prepare us for the future. When children are given a book, they are given a key to another world that will help expand their mind and start to show them what their interests are. And what better place to exercise their creativity than by that of a bookstore.
Their properties exceed design standards for their area, according to Mesa’s Extraordinary Properties Campaign. The property owners received a thank you letter, certificate and an Extraordinary Properties sign to display in yards for three months. A new group of winners is chosen each quarter. Nominations can be made at firstname.lastname@example.org
After eight years of leading the Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix as chief executive officer and expanding the nonprofit’s influence throughout Arizona, Dana Campbell Saylor, announces her transition from the YW.
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Saar completed the ACCT’s Community College Governance Recognition Program (CCGRP) after participating in seminars and trainings about financial oversight, institutional accreditation and governance leadership.
Mary Hake, Yun-Pei Hsieh, Cleta Keller and Dana Fehnel of Ahwatukee recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines at Arizona State University. These residents are among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Saguaro took advantage of a pair of early McClintock errors to score four unearned runs in the first inning, and the Sabercats never looked back in routing the Chargers. Center fielder Liz Henson went 3 for 4 with a double, and first baseman Macall Maryhew went 3 for 5 with a double, three runs and three RBI to lead Saguaro. Saguaro also got two hits apiece from Sydney Allen, Dana Morris and Jenna Nitmtz (two doubles). Audra Emmerson went 3 for 3 for McClintock, and Mary Mentz and Shannon Geraty (two doubles) each had two hits for McClintock, which has lost 10 straight since a 6-3-1 start.