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I had my conversation in my aunt’s car on a South Dakota road. I’m talking about starting that conversation about your family’s heart history.
Be it walking to a restaurant on a poorly lit street, or to a car in a dark parking garage, every woman who has found herself out alone at night has had the dark question flash through her mind — what if I were attacked?
Budget battles never seem to end in Washington, DC. And, like a real battle, there are casualties. Among them are people with diseases and disabilities hoping for new medical breakthroughs.
Tau, a 2-year-old Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix, had a rough start to life, he was found with two other dogs in the desert searching for food, water and affection. Despite what has happen to him, Tau is a sweet boy who loves to give kisses and tries to sit in your lap. Don’t be surprised if you have to remind him what it’s like to live in a home and have a family that loves him.
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, a month when we can celebrate many of the advances that have been made in dealing with these complicated disorders.
A few months ago, Alan and Mike DeNaro of Massachusetts packed for a flight to Phoenix. When they arrived, father and son drove 15 minutes from the airport to the world-famous Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, where Mike participated in an Advanced Teen Driving 3-Day course.
Jenny is a female Labrador retriever, about 5 years old. She was found on Interstate 10 out and about on her own. Thankfully a volunteer of Friends for Life Animal Rescue saw her and was able to rescue her. The rescue group had no luck finding her family so now she is up for adoption. She is an energetic girl and would do great with an active family. Volunteers are learning more about Jenny every day. Jenny resides at the adoption center in downtown Gilbert. She’s been spayed, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped.
This year, the Valley has been experiencing a relentless and record-breaking heat wave due to a lingering high pressure system hanging over the West. With the summer still in full swing, warnings are being issued about the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars for any length of time.
Often, when my kids are squabbling over who gets a turn on the iPad, I have one of those mama moments. You know, where I am compelled to point out their bounty — how blessed we are to even own such a luxury. I’m always in search of those “teachable moments,” to inspire in them an attitude of gratitude. So parents, if you’re sighing, “I can relate —” I come bearing good news. There is no better place to experience one of those moments than a little warehouse at Warner Road and Priest Drive — Feed My Starving Children (FMSC).
The Itty Bitty Beach Party at Pecos Pool this Friday will feature dance contests, swimming, free lunch, a puppet show and lessons on water safety.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Let me add a few points in support of Don Kennedy’s May 15 AFN guest commentary (“Why the resistance to background checks and why the need for semi-automatics?”).
The Phoenix Fire Department is giving the community a chance to get to know local firefighters by hosting an open house at four fire stations this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, including Ahwatukee Foothills Fire Station No. 43, 4110 E. Chandler Blvd.
"Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor” (Proverbs 22:9).
When Jay Mesinger heard about a study seeking Golden Retrievers to help fight canine cancer, he immediately signed up 2-year-old Louie.
The best moment of my life, so far, happened more than 15 years ago at a hospital in Mesa. Like many “best” moments in our lives, it came after some of the worst.
If you have a child 15 years or older, consider signing them up for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course at the Ahwatukee Community Swim and Tennis Center, 4700 E. Warner Road, on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23 through March 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (must attend all four days).
Elementary students from Keystone Montessori School in Ahwatukee spent hours this past holiday season visiting local area assisted living centers. Students, ages 9-12, sang Christmas carols, decorated resident homes and played musical instruments at both Desert Garden Assisted Living in Ahwatukee and Sunrise Senior Living in Chandler.
Fergie is a lovely female Labrador Retriever mix about 7 years old. She was originally found as a stray and rescued from another shelter. When she was found she was thin and beat up, but she’s all better now and would love a home. The dog she was rescued with, Diana, has been adopted, Fergie still waits. Fergie is a great girl, loves to play and be with her people. Fergie is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped.
Two kids, two pets, two jobs, too much.
A man was found dead on the Pima Canyon Trail of South Mountain near Ahwatukee Foothills early Sunday morning, Phoenix Fire Department officials said.
A one-day course in safe, baby-sitting lessons will be offered by Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Rome Towers in Gilbert, located at 1760 E. Pecos Road, Suite 235.
Golfers will encounter some furry four-footed companions when they tee off at Rescue A Golden of Arizona’s “Links of Gold” Golf Tournament at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale on Sept. 15.
With a sweepstakes contest that goes through the summer, an Ahwatukee-based organization seeks to donate life-saving defibrillators to community centers, schools and churches.
Local businesses are joining together to host a water safety event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Foothills Ace Hardware, 1335 E. Chandler Blvd. They will be asking people to sign a water safety pledge stressing the importance of staying close to children whenever they are in or near a pool. Those who sign the pledge will be given a designated Water Watcher lanyard. Both the fire department and Southwest Ambulance will be on hand demonstrating their equipment and going over life-saving techniques. Balloons, games and snacks will be provided for the kids.