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Family of Christ Learning Center in Ahwatukee will be offering its summer camp activities to the community soon and the registration deadline is March 17.
NEW THIS WEEK
HERE: Parish of St. Benedict Annual Rummage Sale
More than 100 third- and fourth-grade students from Kyrene de los Lagos participated in an educational event as part of the 2014 Arizona Weights and Measures Week.
Shifali Keyser from Peoria is inspiring people in the Phoenix area to participate in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Southwest Chapter’s Take Steps Walk on March 29 at 4 p.m. at Enchanted Island at Encanto Park.
When I was studying to be a rabbi, I spent several years doing volunteer service work in India, Thailand, El Salvador, Ghana, and many other countries. During that time, I heard many wrenching stories from women who had been the victims of violence. They told me they felt powerless, vulnerable, and scared. I pledged on each encounter that I would commit my life to giving voice to their cries. I prayed for an end to this epidemic and sought ways to take action to fulfill the Biblical mandate to pursue justice. Today, each and every one of us has an opportunity to do something tangible to help, and I urge you to join me.
Albertsons and Safeway, the nation’s second-largest grocery chain, said Thursday that they will merge under the control of the company that owns Boise-based Albertsons.
Congressman Doug Collins writes that our military has a growing wave of anti-Christian hatred. He was a chaplain during the Iraq war, and when the government shutdown occurred orders came down from Obama to stop all Christian services during that time. Other incidents have also occurred: 1. Soldiers at Fort Hood were told that evangelical Christians should be considered enemies of America. 2. Soldiers who believe in Christ are targeted, while Muslims are welcome to display their prayer rugs publicly. 3. Many high-level officers have been let go, because they mentioned God, or Jesus in reports to the troops.
Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center are ranked first and third, respectively, among the state’s medium-sized hospitals. St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in downtown Phoenix received the highest ranking among Arizona’s largest hospitals.
Banner Desert Medical Center is hosting a seminar to educate the public about gynecologic cancers, including the five types of women’s reproductive system cancers. The seminar will focus on recognizing possible symptoms, being aware of risk factors, how to talk to your doctor about your symptoms and concerns, and the unique characteristics of each of the five gynecologic cancers.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
One of the bills working its way through the Legislature prohibits implementation of the Common Core standards in Arizona.
Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to veto SB 1062 was the right decision for Arizona and helps mitigate some of the public backlash that occurred in the wake of the bill’s passage. The negative attention this bill brought to the state threatened Arizona’s economic recovery as well as put into jeopardy events such as the Super Bowl and the possibility of Arizona becoming a Pro Bowl location.
You are always learning and discovering new things that will allow you to continue on the path of success. Everyone is always in motion at some time in their life. They are either going up and getting better, or they can be falling back on bad habits. Nobody is ever standing still in life. That is because the world is always changing and if you don’t improve you will be left behind. Not only is the world always changing, but so are you. You are not the same person that you were last year, last month, or even yesterday. You have changed, even if it has been very little. Just by reading this article you will have changed by just gaining some knowledge and insight about yourself.
When it comes time to apply for a mortgage in 2014, you might be surprised at how much documentation you’ll need when applying for a home loan. Especially if you are a first-time home buyer or someone who has not been through the process since before all the new rules and regulations implemented in the past few years.
Maricopa Skill Center’s Precision Machining program is looking for students to fill the demand in the industry. The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist program has 64 students with more than 50 students who are already working or have secured a job in machining.
Inner Vision Yoga recently announced an open house and upcoming dates for a its basic and advanced yoga teacher training programs. Anyone interested is invited to attend the open house from 12:30-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at their Chandler studio, 1949 W. Ray Road.
The state’s education system and the controversial SB 1062 dominated the discussion Friday at the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce public policy meeting.
Over the week, members at Mountain Park Senior Living celebrated resident Faye Bali’s 100th birthday.
Marine veteran Robert Serocki Jr. always knew he wanted to serve his country, dating back to when he was 5 years old and living in Detroit.
Senate Bill 1062 could have stimulated an interesting debate on the bounds of religious freedom. But it never happened. The white-hot outrage of the tolerance police wouldn’t allow it.
March is Women’s History Month. History has not always been fair to women, don’t even get me started on that big fool Henry VIII, who killed his wives for not giving him a son — when science now knows it was all his fault. My middle-schoolers are always extremely upset about the lack of prominent women in ancient history.
Fewer than 200 participants showed up seven years ago for the inaugural Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF) 5K. More than 300 are expected at this year’s event later this month.
Over the past four months, Ahwatukee Lightening Lacrosse has been offering young children the opportunity to get involved with a sport that incorporates the fundamentals of all sports.