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A classroom full of kids will have a merrier Christmas thanks to the generosity of clients at Body by Design in Ahwatukee Foothills.
A local company’s toys have won several awards this year including “Best Tech Toy” from Consumer Report but this toy isn’t something loud and battery operated — it’s a book, puzzle or wall poster.
Are you a member of the “Sandwich Generation?” This designation — which applies to people caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children — may be applicable to you if you’re either a younger baby boomer, born in the late 1950s or early 1960s, or an older member of “Generation X,” born in the mid-1960s. But any way you slice it, being in the “Sandwich” group is probably going to present you with some challenges, particularly of the financial kind — so you’ll need to make the right moves.
Just a few weeks ago, Kyrene School District experienced a clear election victory for both the continuation of our Maintenance and Operations Override and our second ballot question to allow our governing board to lease, sell or exchange real property (our vacant land). We appreciate this strong vote of confidence and message of support from our community. While Kyrene has a total of 25 schools, 12 of them are in Ahwatukee, educating more than 8,000 students and employing nearly 500 staff members (many who live in the community).
The roster for Mountain Pointe is filled with players of all ages, ethnicities, belief systems and locales.
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Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
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Throughout her life, Dr. Marie Axman has seen her fair share of changes when dealing with moving around the country.
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.
GateWay Community College in Phoenix recently opened its new Healthcare United at GateWay (HUG) Clinic to the community. Services are currently being offered pro bono to the community.
On Oct. 18 Jan Evans, director of the Arizona Health and Physical Education Association, honored two tireless advocates for health and fitness at its annual state convention. Debbie Striker from Kyrene de la Paloma was named Arizona Health and Physical Education Teacher of the Year and Jama Nacke, principal of Kyrene Middle School, was awarded Administrator of the Year.
Detoxifying ones body can be a painful hassle many tend to quit before starting, however, A-Peeling Faces in Ahwatukee is offering an improved treatment to assist anyone interested in improving their exterior beauty.
Horizon Community Learning Center in Ahwatukee got a surprise visit Tuesday morning from the Arizona Cardinals to continue its ongoing promotion of the Gatorade Jr. Training Camp.
Wellness is a term that has gained in popularity in recent years. Wellness is used as a name for a variety of products and programs, and as a result the term is sometimes misused. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Digest defines wellness as “a multidimensional state of being describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.” Adopting healthy lifestyles, including being regularly active and eating well, are “processes” that lead to the “products” of health and wellness.
In today’s electronic generation, most kids show more concerns toward their electronics than getting some physical activity in their daily lives.
Despite deep roots in the East Valley, Xico Arte and Cultura art gallery is relocating from downtown Chandler to Phoenix at the end of the month and leaving behind its signature patchwork “rug.”
Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
Many people characterize the month of September as the beginning of the fall season, yet it’s also recognized as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Air Force Airman Krystina E. Fernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
The Bagnall Company was recently selected by Mohave Educational Services Cooperative to provide a new online wellness portal powered by Alere to the members of the Cooperative.
Air National Guard Airman Treva S. Begay graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Here: Teen event at Ahwatukee’s Ironwood Library
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
Everest College Phoenix announced that Maria Walters has been appointed as president of the Phoenix campus. Walters, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has extensive experience as a leader, educator and certified interpreter. In her new position, Walters has responsibility for overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the Phoenix campus.