Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for Arizona’s second Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations are being accepted at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.
When conversations first began about how to achieve the Arizona we want, we set an ambitious goal: Identify a vision and set goals for Arizona that could mobilize people and communities throughout the state.
With the passage of Proposition 118, the Permanent Funds Amendment, Arizona voters have amended the formula used to distribute earnings to the 14 beneficiaries of the $3.67 billion Permanent Land Endowment Trust Fund managed by the Arizona State Treasurer’s Office.
The wonderful thing about discovering an author you enjoy who writes a series is the anticipation of the next book ... just knowing that as you turn the last page there is another good book on the horizon. And if you discover them after the series has been around a while, you can eagerly go from one book to the next with the characters you have come to love.
Arizona State University announced that it has established the McCain Institute for International Leadership. The new institute is initially supported by a $9 million gift from the McCain Institute Foundation, a charitable trust funded by Arizona Sen. John McCain. ASU will build the nonpartisan and nonprofit education and research center, based in Washington, D.C., and with a physical presence in Tempe. Full establishment of the Institute is planned for early 2013.
Saying Arizona can't afford to lose military jobs, a veteran
state lawmaker is making what could be a last-ditch effort to
convince voters to give the state the power to trade away lands -
if the move helps preserve bases.
Hunters rejoice, you now have access to approximately 1 million
acres of public and state trust lands within municipal boundaries
this hunting season, but there are regulation changes that relate
to these new opportunities and public safety that hunters need to
In a review of its 2010 charitable cash donations, event
sponsorships and in-kind standbys, Southwest Ambulance announced it
had contributed to more than 250 local events and organizations in
central Arizona. The company also commended its employees for their
personal commitment to improving the communities in which they live
and work by volunteering at hundreds of events and serving on
dozens of community boards.