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T.W. Lewis company founder and CEO Tom Lewis has been recognized as the first inductee into the National Housing Quality Award Hall of Fame. Lewis is being recognized for his overall contribution to the housing industry and for his overall impact in the field of quality home building.
The State Board of Education recently voted to appoint Christine M. Thompson as executive director for the organization. Thompson succeeds Vince Yanez who announced earlier this month that he will leave the post to accept a position at the Arizona Community Foundation.
Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert announced recipients of the 2013-14 Community Grants program.
HERE: Make ornaments out of bird seed Dec. 14
Businesses, churches and individuals are coming together across Ahwatukee Foothills to provide Christmas cheer to kids and teens in local foster group homes.
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.
While the money tree in the backyard is unattainable, helping those truly in need with financial assistance this holiday season is within reach thanks to Altrusa International, Inc.
Pet Paradise’s fifth annual Food for Paws food drive is going on through Dec. 31. This year, Pet Paradise Phoenix will be donating to Maricopa Animal Care and Control. Food for Paws will benefit more than 18 nonprofit organizations as well as pet owners struggling to feed their pets. To date the annual pet food drive has collected and distributed more than 50,000 pounds of pet food.
This year, like every year since 1996, thousands of lights will sparkle down Chandler Boulevard in Ahwatukee Foothills and the entire community will be welcome to attend a festival to kick off the holiday season, but there has been several times over the years when the future of the Festival of Lights wasn’t so certain.
Girls on the Run, a Valley nonprofit organization, will be hosting its ninth annual 5K run, celebrating their fall graduates and raising awareness on ways of combating bullying.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
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.
An old bike can mean a fresh start at WE-CYCLE-USA, a local nonprofit bike shop that fixes up bicycles for adults and kids in need.
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 struggles veterans face when coming home from duty are all too familiar to Vietnam veteran Ken Barner.
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.”
October is anti-bullying month and Chompie’s, Arizona’s New York Deli, is doing its part to help keep recess yards at Phoenix schools safe. On Oct. 24, Chompie’s presented a check to Playworks Arizona, totaling $11,282, through its “Chompie’s Cares” program.
At many places of work, it’s “open enrollment” season — the time where you get to make changes to the various benefits you receive from your employer. As you review your overall benefits package, what areas should you focus on?
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) announced that area resident Gloria Full has been awarded its Ellen Glesby Cohen Leadership Award. LFR is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and health care professionals with critical information on the disease.
Organizations in Ahwatukee Foothills have resources available to help anyone going through abuse, but representatives from each group feel it will take community involvement to get the resources to the right people.
The employees of Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk partnered with the nonprofit organization, Devin’s Gift, to assemble shower kits for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Devin’s Gift is a 501(c)(3) that provides shower kits to Phoenix Children’s Hospital for parents with children who become suddenly ill and hospitalized. A kit includes a towel, wash cloth, toothbrush, toothpaste, mouth wash, soap, lotion, razor, shampoo, conditioner, ChapStick and a pen and notepad so that the parents can keep notes when talking to doctors and nurses.
When most people retire, they choose to travel the world or simply enjoy the satisfaction of having some much needed “me” time.
Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN Arizona) is accepting applications from Arizona nonprofit organizations for its annual Community Grants Program. The grants are one-year awards for community projects that provide education, community outreach and survivorship support; screening and diagnostic services; and/or treatment services to the medically under served, uninsured or under insured. Applications for the 2014-2015 cycle are due by Nov. 1.
Saunter through SanTan Village while enjoying appetizers, entertainment, drinks and door prizes to raise money for Save the Family — a non-profit organization serving low-income, homeless and veteran families.