Ahwatukee Foothills residents looking to add a furry member to their family will have a great opportunity to do so tomorrow when PACC911 will host an adopt-a-thon in the Ahwatukee Petco parking lot, at 5011 E. Ray Road.
Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW) announced that a donation in the amount of $1,500 was presented to Operation Enduring Gratitude Foundation Director Charlie Ellis at the group’s Christmas party in December.
Today marks the start of the current tax filing season. So, before you procrastinate about gathering your records to get your return done, here’s a very important reason to help you get motivated. Tax fraudsters and identity thieves may very well beat you to it.
One person’s surplus is another’s necessity, and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is hoping that once again the Valley’s overflowing neighborhood citrus trees can be transformed into a bountiful harvest for those in need this winter.
The Kyrene Community Education and Outreach Services program is gearing up to host its inaugural Kyrene Community Play Day in efforts to highlight the numerous after-school programs the district has to offer its K-8 students.
We have a fantastic city, and it is the place my family calls home. As a city, we are facing big challenges in 2015. However, they are challenges we can easily handle if we complete the task of protecting the public first — you and your family. To be effective, I have always believed you should put your goals in writing. You were made many promises by the politicians and city leaders. This year we need to fulfill those promises to make 2015 the year of “Promises Made… Promises Kept.”
T.W. Lewis Foundation announced a partnership with Teach For America-Phoenix. The non-profit organization has been actively involved in education in the Valley for more than 20 years, working alongside veteran teachers, school and community leaders, and parents to help ensure an excellent education for all children across the metro area. In support of their mission, T.W. Lewis Foundation is sponsoring a challenge grant, which will gift $150,000 over a three-year period to Teach For America. When the challenge is met, the total amount garnered for Teach For America in 2016 will be $300,000.
By now, most Ahwatukee homeowners have submitted their payment to the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM) homeowners association and may wonder what, exactly, it is used for. I, to, used to wonder about that but never took the time to contact the office to ask. In fact, I pay two assessments; Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) and ABM, and I have friends in our community that pay three different assessments. Having served on the board for the past several years, this year as president, I hope I can take the guess work out of it for you.
Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you’ll decide to take up a musical instrument, or hit the gym more often, or even learn a new language. All these are worthy goals, of course — but you could also gain some key benefits by working to achieve some financial resolutions.
For years the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy Committee has been bringing speakers to Ahwatukee Foothills to keep the business community and the community at large up to date on important issues, but in 2015 the committee is looking for more participation to take its goal to the next level.