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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee (GPCC PAC) has endorsed 39 candidates for the Arizona Legislature prior to the primary election on Aug. 24. The Chamber PAC spans over three decades of support for candidates in local and state races who have distinguished themselves as knowledgeable and supportive of issues affecting business success in the greater Phoenix region and Arizona.
HERE: Ahwatukee Republican Women general meeting June 24
Ryan Johnson and Lindsey Phipps, both of Ahwatukee, graduated from the University of San Diego on May 25. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. Phipps earned a bachelor’s degree in political science.
HERE: Ahwatukee Republican Women general meeting May 27
In honor of Memorial Day weekend, Arizona United Soccer Club announced that all veterans, active-duty and military retirees will be honored and receive complimentary tickets this Saturday when Arizona United SC hosts Chivas USA Reserves at the Peoria Sports Complex at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
HERE: Ahwatukee tea party general meeting May 21
Esperança announced that Ryan Tapscott has joined the nonprofit as Phoenix program coordinator. In this role, he’ll be responsible for developing and managing the oral health, chronic illness and anti-obesity program in low income areas in Phoenix.
When Randall Presley began to develop Ahwatukee south of Warner Road, his engineers confronted a network of washes that ran into an unnamed stream. City of Phoenix Floodplain Management records designate that unnamed stream a “thalweg” — the lowest point in a Valley, prone to flooding.
Eleven students from the Chinese Mandarin program at Seton Catholic Preparatory received Young Leadership and Talent Awards presented by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton during a 35th anniversary ceremony of the Phoenix and Taipei, Taiwan Sister Cities relationship. The Seton students were honored recently at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new exhibit at Phoenix City Hall by Master Chen Yang Chun, a Taiwan national treasure artist.
Phoenix took in $46 million more this year than last year, but still faces a $38 million deficit. How does that happen in a growing economy?
The city of Phoenix has become a model for services for the chronically homeless and it’s an accomplishment Mayor Greg Stanton is excited to show off.
Arizona lawmakers have an extremely busy week ahead as they attempt to finish up the 2014 legislative session.
Phoenix Sister Cities, Inc. and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will host the first Mayor’s International Gala on April 3 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 340 N. Third St. The reception is from 6 to 7 p.m. and dinner from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW) Marjorie Miner Scholarship shall be awarded each year to an Ahwatukee resident who is a graduating high school senior, whose application has been approved by the ARW Executive Committee.
We did something that most of us want to see happening in Washington, D.C. — we moved past the partisan bickering and came together for the people of Arizona, launching the International Trade and Commerce Committee.
Mayor Greg Stanton will kick off Phoenix’s year-long countdown to Super Bowl XLIX with a downtown Super Pool Party at the rooftop outdoor pool of the Palomar Hotel.
As the news broke that the budget for the city of Phoenix would not be as large as officials had hoped, citizens gathered Tuesday morning at a “Coffee with the Mayor” event at The Farm at South Mountain near 32nd Street and Southern Avenue to express their concerns and ask questions of Mayor Greg Stanton and District 8 Councilwoman Kate Gallego.
The Phoenix Symphony Association recently announced that Michelle Clarke, Andrew Kim, Jaye Perricone and Christi Worsley have joined its board of directors.
With the beginning of the New Year comes the exciting responsibility of planning for college for the Class of 2015. Now is the time for high school juniors to begin researching, evaluating, and selecting the short list of colleges they will apply to in the fall. While the process may seem overwhelming at first, starting now will ensure you are ready and well positioned for the upcoming application season. Here are a few tips to get you started:
The year is almost over, and throughout the year schools across Ahwatukee saw many things that will surely be remembered.
This year was a year of big headlines in Ahwatukee Foothills.
There are some startling conclusions we can draw from the election results of Nov. 5 in regards to the Kyrene and Tempe Union High School district’s Maintenance and Operation Override campaigns.
BMO Harris Bank invites the public to join them as they thank veterans for their service and sacrifice on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. Two military veterans; one a former World War II military intelligence officer, and the other, a recently returned Afghanistan veteran, will share their personal stories.
For some in our city, domestic violence is a daily problem. Councilmembers Nowakowski, Williams, and myself teamed together to make ending domestic violence a priority. As a city we embarked on a “Paint Phoenix Purple” campaign that was very successful. The goal was to continue raising awareness for this debilitating behavior and elevate domestic violence as an important policy issue.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Jill Norgaard has filed to run in the 2014 election for Legislative District 18 House of Representatives. Norgaard has been involved in politics for a number of years as a precinct committeeman, precinct captain, state committeeman, third vice president for the local Republican Women’s Club, and a graduate from the Dodie Londen Public Service Class in 2011.