If you are running low on things to worry about, allow me to recommend our national retirement crisis. As things now stand, most Americans are headed toward a retirement of poverty. A new normal for seniors threatens: too old work, too poor to retire.
In a second grade classroom filled with eager students, Ahwatukee Foothills attorney Mark Breyer arrived at Kyrene de los Cerritos in Ahwatukee, with a giant check and customized plaque in hand. Principal Darcy Dicosmo and Student Advisor Sarah Collins walked Breyer to Ms. Tibbott’s classroom where he made his entrance, Tibbott’s second-graders began cheering with excitement and one even said: “She won the lottery!”
Gib and Cheryl Henderson of Ahwatukee Foothills have plenty to celebrate recently, beginning with their 30th wedding anniversary and ending with a $10,000 windfall of cash from the Fall 2014 Health & Wealth Raffle.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery wants a federal appeals court to give him what legal foes call a “do-over” of his bid to salvage a state law denying bail to many people not in this country legally.
Calling it a violation of constitutional rights, a federal appeals court on Wednesday voided a 2006 voter-approved measure which denied bail to those not in the country legally who were arrested for other crimes.
Every year, many Arizonans fall victim to identity theft, investment fraud and scams. A recent report by Javelin Strategy and Research finds that nationwide about 13 million Americans in 2012 were victims of I.D. theft in which about $20 billion was stolen.
This wouldn’t be about Sam Allen if the 71-year-old Mesa resident has his way. He doesn’t mind being part of it, but what follows wouldn’t focus as much on his efforts as much as it would the many people he works alongside during the week.
Erin Andrews-Sharer, a graduate of Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee Foothills, and a junior Spanish major at The College of Wooster, received the Edward Taylor Prize at Wooster’s 44th Annual Recognition Banquet.
As the veto of SB 1062 proved, not everything that the Center for Arizona policy wants gets enacted. But the organization also has sometimes – though not often – found itself railing unsuccessfully against legislative support for changes in law.
After working on projects together for years as designer and developer Emma Kingston and Minnah Peper decided to make it official and form their own company in 2012, Lime59, providing complete online marketing services to local businesses.
Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) President Eric Larson and Executive Director Joyce Grossman presented a check for $3,575 to Ryan’s House Executive Director Julie Bank. Ryan’s House was the selected beneficiary of AAED’s annual charity luncheon and raffle. Proceeds from raffle ticket sales were donated to the organization, whose mission is to provide respite and palliative care to children with life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care.
No doubt a majority of us have received the mailing encouraging us to vote for the education overrides. Yes, there is a need, but we need to go after the legislators to provide money for education in this state.
Each year, the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission (PRSC) offers Valley residents and visitors the chance to purchase one of its “Golden Tickets.” For one lucky raffle winner, this means he or she will receive two season tickets to nearly every major sporting event that takes place in the Phoenix metropolitan area during the year, starting in August.