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The ending of one year and the beginning of another allows us to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we hope to be. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts that we have been given.
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.
Alexander Ryan Jones, 19, of Ahwatukee, passed away Nov. 21. He was born on Dec. 30, 1993 in Fayetteville, N.C. He moved to Ahwatukee in October of 2000. He attended Kyrene Cerritos, Estrella and Akimel schools, and was a 2012 graduate of Desert Vista High School where he played football. He was an active participant with Horizon Presbyterian Youth Group and participated in several mission trips. He was currently living and working in Dallas, Texas. He was getting ready to go to Iowa in February with AmeriCorps.
My personal mission is to be a spark that ignites positive, sustainable change in the lives of youth. Thankfully, I have an opportunity to partner with key stakeholders in the process of fulfilling this mission (i.e. parents).
A Florida-based nonprofit aimed at bringing yoga to those who wouldn’t normally get to experience its benefits has been slowly making an expansion into Tempe and surrounding communities.
The Husband and Wife Law Team, Mark and Alexis Breyer, selected Jennifer Weber as Teacher Appreciation Award winner for November.
On Nov. 4 the city of Phoenix launched a new program that will further its mission of being the best city to do business in — Electronic Plan Submission (EPR).
The Phoenix Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) announced that its 2013-2014 governing board of directors was installed on Oct. 15. The new board will serve through September of 2014.
Outfitted with delicious wit and a forbearing tone, the charm of screenwriter Bob Nelson’s Midwest-set dramedy, “Nebraska,” is rooted in its clever dialogue and novel approach to small-town dynamics.
Two beautifully decorated designer Christmas trees will be making the holidays a little brighter for children at the Child Crisis Center and homeless veterans at the MANA (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) House this year thanks to the work of two Ahwatukee Foothills residents.
The city of Phoenix is calling for the public’s help to keep the homeless in Phoenix warm this winter.
The Perish of St. Benedicts is celebrating the end of a “year of faith” with a three-day outreach to the community focusing on how to balance faith with everyday life.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every year about this time, millions of turkeys are fattened up so American households can chow them down. But in "Free Birds," two brave turkeys make it their mission to travel back in time and get their breed off the Thanksgiving menu.
Mesa eatery Queen’s Pizzeria is in the running for a $250,000 grant from Chase Bank. The bank’s Mission Main Street Grants program will award $3 million to 12 small businesses to help them make it big.
The Desert Foothills United Methodist Church Youth will be focusing on aiding foster children across the Valley with their Youth Mission project, where they gather clothes for the winter season.
From left, Eric Daniels and Ben Wilson, both members of Youth Mission Project at Desert Foothills United Methodist Church, assist with the Foster Kids Clothing Drive.
Each November, we honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans for good reason: those who served in uniform — and their families — have kept our nation free.
The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced its 2014 Arizona Teacher of the Year Ambassador for Excellence, and Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School’s Tara Dale has been chosen as one of the top five finalists for the prestigious award.
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
HERE: Crops of Luv Studio Scrapbook Sale Nov. 2
We all know that the Star Trek mission is “to explore strange new worlds” and “seek out new life and new civilizations,” so it’s only logical that the Starship Enterprise would eventually end up at the Arizona State Fair. Nestled amongst the “Bacon A-Fair” food stands and “Tilt-A-Whirl” thrill rides, “Star Trek: The Exhibition” has landed.
Dogs and cars came together Friday night for a good cause as the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving opened its doors to the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL).