At first glance Morgan Foster may seem like a typical
third-grader at Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School, but Foster’s
weekend activities are slightly different from her peers, as she
spent last weekend competing in the IronKids National Triathlon
Series, in which she won her age group.
Trees in the city of Phoenix provide $9.4 million in annual benefit to residents in air quality, storm water management, energy savings, shade and aesthetics, according to the city of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department.
We’ve all gotten the finger-wagging lecture about protein from fitness trainers. Their demands for more of it leave us picturing a Henry VIII turkey leg in one hand and a dumbbell in the other. We eat meat — we’re no bunch of Birkenstock-wearing vegans (not that there’s anything wrong with that). So what the heck are they talking about?
A minimally invasive
alternative to exploratory surgery is offered at Chandler Regional
Medical Centers, members of Catholic Healthcare West (CHW).
Chandler Regional is one of the only medical centers in the East
Valley and as well as a few in the state where the Endoscopic
Ultrasound (EUS) technology is available. This emerging procedure
combines endoscopy with ultrasound technology for the examination
of benign and malignant conditions of the upper and lower
gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, gallbladder, bile duct, liver and
lymph nodes, or lesions in the chest and abdomen.
Shauna Cahill tutors Andrew Bowen-Albo, a junior at Mountain Pointe High School, last Thursday at her home. Cahill runs The Successful Tutor and provides organization and study skill tips for Ahwatukee Foothills high school students.
Aug. 12, 2010
Two of our nation’s most vital means for providing food security in the fight against hunger are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and food banks. SNAP serves 47 million people and food banks provide food to 37 million Americans.
Students and businesses are getting a unique opportunity to connect as the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) have formed a partnership to pair students with internships, job shadowing and career exploration opportunities in the local economy.
It’s not often that girls less than 8 years old take the initiative to look beyond themselves to help others, but that’s exactly what Daisy Girl Scout Troop 592 of Ahwatukee did. They were recently discussing how to use more than $600 in proceeds they earned selling Girl Scout cookies. They wanted to do a fun outing as a troop and also do something to help other kids. They decided to give a batch of small toys to Phoenix Children’s Hospital to cheer up young patients who might need a boost for their spirits. They bought more then $300 worth of toys and delivered them in person.