I am sometimes suspicious of how we employ our faith. Don’t get me wrong, faith is important to me, and I have given my life to it. But sometimes I treat my faith like it is a medicine cabinet or a pharmaceutical, going to it only when something is wrong, or if I am looking for a quick remedy.
Will Richmond, of Boy Scout Troop 16, had the opportunity to interview Jill Norgaard, candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives. Richmond has been learning all about citizenship and the interview fulfilled a Citizenship Merit badge requirement. If you’d like more information about Troop 16, visit www.aztroop16.com.
Sixth-graders at Kyrene middle schools will have the opportunity to participate in “Rachael’s Challenge,” a program that encourages students to combat acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of kindness, compassion and respect.
Robert and Barbara Danielson moved to Ahwatukee Foothills 20 years ago to retire and be closer to Barbara’s children, but anyone that knows the Danielsons, or any of the hundreds of kids they’ve trained in music and public speaking, would tell you they’ve never slowed down.
Wellness isn’t something Dignity Health employees practice only on their down time. At Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers, it’s woven into the work culture with opportunities that enhance employment and transcend home life as well as patient care.
The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well, just as it was before the housing crisis hit. Despite the extreme fallout from the Great Recession, people still want a place to call their own. A place where they can raise a family, make memories and live comfortably. And, while purchasing a new home provides tremendous opportunity for families looking to improve their lives, the implications are even greater to the economy as a whole.