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Born Margaret Augusta Fueglein in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 26, 1932; Margaret (Pat) met Thomas Mayer through Tom’s cousin, Dorothy Bradley, fell in love, and were married on May 2, 1953.
The Phoenix Public Information Office recently won an Emmy Award at the 36th Annual National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain Southwest Gala. The city was recognized in the interactive category for an online budget program featuring Mayor Greg Stanton that aired on PHX11.
HERE: PARC’s 7th birthday party Oct. 5
Finalists have been selected for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Awards for Outstanding Afterschool Professional. Lauren Woodworth, of Sierra Elementary Kids Club of Ahwatukee, will be honored on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the 12th Annual Arizona Statewide Afterschool Conference & Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center, North Building Ballroom, 100 North 3rd St. in downtown Phoenix.
Catholic Education Arizona announced that longtime corporate contributor National Bank of Arizona will be named as the inaugural recipient of the Diocese of Phoenix Catholic Schools “Guardian of Hope Award for Corporate Philanthropy.”
A group of Gila River Indian Community members have filed a federal Title VI Civil Rights Complaint against the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for proposing and promoting the building of South Mountain Freeway through South Mountain.
The Valley of the Sun United Way is expecting at least 500 homeless guests to find aid and assistance at its Project Connect event this Thursday, July 18, and is hoping its own volunteers will find a home as well: in the hearts of the guests they aid.
Albert R. Manriquez, 78, passed away on July 3. He was the father-in-law of Ahwatukee resident and Tempe Union High School District Governing Board member Moses Sanchez.
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Nancy Zguda, 92, of Phoenix passed away on May 29. She was born on Feb. 19, 1921 in the Bronx, N.Y., to Amelia and Joseph Conforti.
On May 18 Everest College Phoenix celebrated the graduation of 141 students from its Phoenix campus. During the graduation ceremony, Calvin Coolidge Goode was recognized for his extraordinary leadership in Arizona and beyond as well as his dedication to the promotion of education and advancement of civil rights. He was presented with an Everest College Phoenix honorary degree, doctor of humane letters.
A zoning administrator for the city of Phoenix has denied a zoning variance for a medical marijuana dispensary to go into a location in Ahwatukee Foothills.
"Had I known about the crime problems around Arizona State University I would have never let Kyleigh move to Tempe.” Those are the words of Karen Montenegro, the mother of murdered ASU student Kyleigh Sousa.
Zack Tamburo of Ahwatukee has received the university scholarship and residence life leadership award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Former Arizona State University President Dr. Lattie Coor is among the five distinguished award recipients scheduled to be honored at the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 55th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards on April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 330 N. Third Street.
Erin Andrews-Sharer, a graduate of Desert Vista High School and a sophomore at The College of Wooster, received the Elias Compton Freshman Prize and the Lyman C. Knight, Sr., Prize in mathematics and physical education at Wooster’s 43rd Annual Recognition Banquet.
Jo Ann Anderson passed away peacefully in her home in Ahwatukee on April 8. She was 73 years old. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, to Ernest and Ruth King. She was married to Dr. Gorlyn Anderson for 55 years. She was mother to Bradley Joseph and twins, Sherry and Shelly.
Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus will host its largest recruiting event of the semester at the Internship and Career Fair on Wednesday, March 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. inside the A.E. England Building at the Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave.
The U.S. Army’s Phoenix Battalion named Mountain Pointe junior basketball player Kaylah Lupoe Hoop Star of the Week during the season.
Norma Mae White, 82, of Ahwatukee, formerly of Indiana, Pa., passed away on Jan. 29 at St. Andrew’s Village after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Born Feb. 16, 1930 in New Bethlehem, Pa., she is predeceased by her husband, A. B. White III, her parents Ernest and Lorena Dinger, and her grandson, Benson Adam White.
Both Nathanael Fuller and Lauren Berry of the Ahwatukee Foothills area have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Seaver College, an undergraduate school for Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce will host its 14th annual Chamber Day of Champions Awards Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 8, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Arizona Grand Resort, 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway.
Wayne Earl Downing, 56, of Ahwatukee Foothills passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9.
A new report released last week says the United States is no longer the beacon for illegal immigration that it was when the economy here was expanding rapidly.
At this time of year, when the fervor of holiday shopping reaches a frenzy, local stores that benefit local nonprofits and our neighbors in need seem to be an especially logical choice. While it has been a tough year for many businesses, they still rally to raise money for those that need our help. It takes the whole “shop local” theme a step further to support a good cause. I know things are tough today for a lot of folks, and even $5 to $10 to any of our nonprofits does go a long way.