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‘Tis the season! Over the next few weeks, schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, financial pressures, obligations, and plenty of food and spirits. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging, especially if your friends and family are not as health-conscious as you. The abundance of holiday treats and homemade goodies can be hard to resist. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to avoid holiday weight gain, manage your blood sugars, stay healthy, happy and fit, and enjoy celebrating the holidays.
HERE: Make ornaments out of bird seed Dec. 14
Ahwatukee Girl Scout Troop 470 is participating in a project to earn the gold award by creating a garden for Early Language Learning and Arts (ELLA) Studio Preschool. The goal of the garden is to create a sustainable project that can teach kids about nature.
The state’s charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
Local and family-owned Barro’s Pizza will be hosting its second Holiday Hunger Fight, which is aimed to assist fighting hunger in Arizona and benefits the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.
With the rush of the holidays safety may take a backseat to the festivities, but local organizations are warning people to be aware this holiday season.
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.
Ahwatukee Girl Scout troops are in the middle of preparations for hosting their own fashion fair event for the Ahwatukee public.
Here’s another reason to be thankful this holiday season — the cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is down slightly from last year.
Some area kids have band together to raise funds for the Philippines, which was ravaged by a typhoon a week ago, by having a lemonade stand/bake sale tomorrow afternoon.
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.”
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA’s Walk to Save Animals is a family friendly annual event with a 2K and 5K walk, games, raffles, prizes, food, entertainment, adoptions and you get to bring your dog from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Tempe Town Lake.
It will be a busy day at Tukee’s Sports Grille on Saturday, Oct. 26 as the local restaurant hosts its first ever music festival and costume party.
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Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk is helping 11-year-old Girl Scout Jaelah Thomas collect canned foods for the local organization, Mom’s Pantry.
There are three killer insults on the body: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. We need some level of inflammation to stay healthy so tissue and wounds heal from infections and injuries, however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and a silent killer that accelerates aging, prevents fat loss and increases risk of disease.
A desire by consumers for healthier alternatives to beef is turning around and hitting them in the wallets.
Ahwatukee has its own secret garden hidden at the Ahwatukee Swim and Tennis Center, but organizers and designers behind the garden don’t want it to be such a secret.
A report conducted by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business indicates the combined direct and indirect impacts from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport brought in more than $1 billion to the regional economy in fiscal year 2013. That’s 79 percent more than what was reported in the last study, three years ago.
Many health complaints, inability to lose weight, and underlying causes of disease can be attributed to gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction and poor digestive health. As quoted from Hippocrates, “All disease begins in the gut.” GI dysfunction is the most overlooked and mismanaged disorder in health care today.
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.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
Marissa Fisher from Ahwatukee was one of 557 Butler University students to participate in Bulldogs Into the Streets (BITS), a large-scale single day of community service hosted by the Butler Volunteer Center. This year’s event partnered with 17 Indianapolis organizations including Gleaners Food Bank and Holliday Park. The 2013 event had the most student participants in the program’s 19-year history.
A dog-themed brewery with space and food for the whole family has taken over the old El Paso BBQ location at Ray Road and 48th Street.
I know the challenges that Arizona faces. I have read the countless reports outlining the investments our state needs to make if we are going to have a bright future: education, business, infrastructure, research, transportation and job creation.