Pipeline AZ and Opportunities for Youth Awarded $95K from Valley of...

New grant will support increasing access to education and employment opportunities for youthPipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, and Opportunities...

Holiday Weekend Drives Road Trip Plans Despite Record Gas Prices

Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be almost in line with pre-pandemic levels. AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel at least 50...

Heat Awareness Week Signals Car Check Opportunity

 (PHOENIX) – Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed May 23-27 as Heat Awareness Week. Your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) are sharing ways drivers can beat the heat and avoid vehicle breakdowns. Beat the Heat1. Turn...

Heat Awareness Week Highlights Critical Role of Air Conditioning

  (PHOENIX)– To highlight the dangers of extreme heat and promote health, Governor Doug Ducey has declared May 23 – 27 as Heat Awareness Week. Without a properly working AC system, summer can be not...

The Partnership of Economic Innovations Adds Grace O’Sullivan of ASU to...

O’Sullivan to offer expertise in formulating strategic public-private partnershipsThe Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to...

Culver’s “From Wisconsin With Love” Food Truck Tour Arriving in Phoenix...

National restaurant chain celebrating Wisconsin roots with one-of-a-kind guest experience at Phoenix ZooPhoenix is over 1,600 miles from the original Culver’s in Sauk City,...

Arizona Gives Day 2022 Raises $6 Million for Nonprofits Statewide

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 13, 2022): Arizona Gives Day 2022 raised more than $6 million for nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations across the state during the...

Ford Dealerships Team Up on 10th Annual Fill an F-150 Water...

Ford and its philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, are teaming up with Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix, Valleywide Dunkin’ locations and Phoenix Rising FC to launch...

Summer Poses Daycare Issues for Families Across the Valley. Unique local...

(April 20, 2022 – Phoenix, Ariz.) For working parents, summer camps are often childcare - but not the affordable kind. With inflation ravaging family...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES DEALS PASSPORT IN TIME FOR SUMMER VACATION

New Discount Finder Kicks Off National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1 - 7.www.VisitMesaDeals.com April 26, 2022 — MESA, Ariz. — Visitors and locals can...

Skilled Trades Expo and Job Fair Spotlights Career Options Across Arizona’s...

Pipeline AZ connects local employers with future employees with ongoing event seriesPipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, is partnering...

2022 GIFT CARD DEAL FOR MOMS, DADS & GRADS.

For every $100 a customer spends on Miracle Mile Deli Gift Cards, they get to pick one bonus gift card. BONUS gift card will...

Reduce Your Air Conditioner Repair Risks During Above Average Temps

(PHOENIX)– We’re approaching the hottest temperatures so far this year and we could even hit our first 100-degree day year this week. Family-owned Donley AC & Plumbing is...

Tempe Prep Celebrates 25 Years with Founders Week Events

Tempe Preparatory Academy has so much to celebrate this year! The 2021-22 school year marks Tempe Prep’s 25th year of educating students from all...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

State’s Oldest Deli Wants to Make Someone’s Super Hero Dreams Come...

In celebration of its 73rd anniversary, Miracle Mile Deli is donating a portion of its proceeds on Tuesday, May 10th to the Colten Cowell Foundation, to...

Why Your Spring Cleaning Should Include Air Conditioner, Fans and Sinks

It won’t be long before temperatures in the 80’s become fond memories, which is why it’s a good time to tackle spring cleaning jobs that can pay off...

FirstBank Gives More than $10,000 to Arizonans Ahead of Arizona Gives...

FirstBank Gives More than $10,000 to Arizonans Ahead of Arizona Gives DayFirstBank employees surprise customers at two Valley branch locations to inspire donationsPhoenix, Ariz....

AZ Liquids to Debut New Juice with Charitable Tie to State...

 Proceeds of new ‘State Forty Eight Liquid’ juice will benefit Arizona entrepreneurs TEMPE, Ariz.– Locally-sourced and operated juice company, AZ Liquids, is collaborating with community-focused apparel...

Early Giving for Arizona Gives Day is Now Open

Even though Arizona Gives Day officially begins April 5, early donations can start now at AzGives.organd count towards a nonprofit’s fundraising total for the event.  More than...

18th Annual Native American Indian Disability Summit is April 1

The 18th annual Native American Indian Disability Summit, under the theme “Gathering Native Voices to Build Strength Through Unity,” is Friday, April 1 from 8...

Local Credit Union Raises $10,000 for the American Lung Association

TruWest Credit Union Team Walks to Raise Funds & Awareness TruWest® Credit Union donated $10,000 to the American Lung Association (ALA) through the Phoenix LUNG...

Arizona Gas Prices Inch Closer to Record High. Get Expert Advice...

(PHOENIX)– Drivers in Arizona are paying, on average nearly $4 per gallon ($3.98). That’s just 12 cents less than the record of $4.09 reported by AAA...

Mission of Mercy to Host Spring Into Wellness Walk & Health...

Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM), a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and medications to those in need, will host the...

Phoenix Expert Shares How And Why To Flush Your Water Heater

It’s important, but rarely discussed maintenance among Valley homeowners: flushing the water heater tank.Sediment that builds up at the bottom of the tank can...

Straw and Wool gets boost from social media during pandemic

Imagine opening a retail business just a few days prior to the start of the pandemic in March 2020. That was reality for Straw...

Avoid Getting Taken For A Ride. Valley Mechanics Mark Consumer Protection...

Whether you’re looking for a used car or confused about auto repairs, your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) can help you avoid getting taken...

23rd annual car seat safety check for parents and caregivers. Free...

Hard Facts about Safety in CarsRoad injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the United States.Correctly used child safety seats can...

VISIT MESA launches Beers and Brews Passport

Check-in & Win Web-Based Game Supports Small Business and Rewards Patronshttps://www.visitmesa.com/passes/beers-and-brews/ Feb. 15, 2022 – MESA, Ariz. – Just in time for spring break and...

Partnership for Economic Innovation Collaborates with City of Phoenix to Distribute...

The Connective, a PEI initiative, will partner with the City of Phoenix on the Family Assistance Resource and Workforce Wraparound Tuition/Apprentice programsThe Partnership for...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March 12 for Valley families with young children Presented by the Arizona Coyotes, benefiting Southwest...

Stay-At-Home Moms Provide Caregiving Services to Moms Returning to Work After...

New Company, Launched in Phoenix, Caribou, Screens Moms and Pairs to Ensure Ideal Caregiving SituationsThe pandemic has wreaked havoc on parents. It has also...

January And February Are Best Times To Conduct Leak Check

 (PHOENIX)– Checking your water usage during a colder month is the perfect time to spot a leak. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, if...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Childcare Desert, Daycare Shortages, Lead to Innovative Childcare Solution Launching in...

According to a recent report from the advocacy group ReadyNation, the lack of quality and affordable childcare is a major issue hampering employees, mostly women, from returning to...

Holidays Mark Ideal Time to Check on Well-Being of Seniors in...

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, the holidays are an especially good time to check on the well-being of aging...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

Think Outside the Garden Box, Holiday Gifts that Give Back

Fresh, locally-grown produce boxes are a unique gift that help support the Valley’s homeless and food insecure. This holiday season, Valley nonprofit group Project Roots AZ, is selling produce boxes and produce...

How to Enjoy a Festive, Frugal Season

(PHOENIX)– Welcoming family and friends into your home can bring a lot of joy - and sometimes unexpected expenses. To avoid a holiday hangover,...

12 Different Ways to Help Local Families Facing Cancer This Holiday...

While there are many different local nonprofits to choose from and give back to this holiday season, a local nonprofit with a small but...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Grants More than $395,370 to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Mobilize AZ initiative has awarded grants to seven local community organizations, providing funding to help combat diabetes and...

Grease Is The Word: How To Avoid Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergencies

To avoid a stressful plumbing emergency, the experts at Donley AC & Plumbing are sharing ways to keep your disposal running, sinks free of clogs, and pipes clear.Get...

Arizona Nonprofits Cautious About Returning to In-Person Activities

          Nonprofits across Arizona, still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are assessing and implementing strategies about how...

Area Agency on Aging Can Help Navigate Medicare Options

The Area Agency on Aging’s Benefits Assistance Program can help individuals navigate often-confusing and complicated Medicare options whether during the current enrollment period as...

Victor Avila Named Development Director at Aunt Rita’s Foundation

            Victor Avila, who had been with Phoenix Pride since 2016, most recently as Development Manager, has been named...

Ford Driving Skills for Life Hosts Free, Hands-on Safe Driving Clinics...

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are extending their 18-year commitment to improving teen...

“Getting Hired for the Greater Good” Hiring Event is Nov. 20

            A wide range of jobs – from administrative roles to positions for specialized services, both full and part-time...

Registration, Re-Enrollment Opens for Arizona Gives Day 2022

Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2021 when Arizona Gives Day raised $7.1 million for nonprofits across the state, registration and re-enrollment opens Nov....

Ability360, Guild Mortgage Join Social Network Television (STN) to Promote Diversity,...

In a continuing effort to promote and support diversity and inclusion initiatives in Arizona, Guild Mortgage Company has become the presenting sponsor of biweekly...

F. Francis and Dionne Najafi of Pivotal Foundation Award Ballet Arizona...

Ballet Arizona is thrilled to announce it recently received a multi-year gift in the amount of $500,000 from Mr. F. Francis & Mrs. Dionne...

Valley Man’s Biz is Helping Valley Veterans Live a Safer and...

During the global pandemic, many people opted to move elderly and disabled family members out of nursing homes and assisted living facilities to mitigate the chance of contracting...

ASU SHOWCASES K-12 OPTIONS DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT LEARNING

School choice has never been a hotter topic, especially as parents and students navigate the broad range of choices available to find the right-sized...

World’s Largest Arabian Horse Show Trots Back to Scottsdale

The 67th Annual Scottsdale Show Returns Feb.17 – 27, 2022 The Arabian Horse Association of Arizona (AHAA) is excited to announce the return of...

Homie Hosts United for Veterans Homeownership Webinar on Nov. 11

Real estate tech company raising awareness for housing resources available to VeteransThe tech-based real estate company, Homie will host a homeownership resources webinar for...

Movember at the Mint Addresses Men’s Health Issues & Promotes Early...

Mint Cannabis, operator of Arizona’s largest dispensary, has joined efforts with Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) to launch a “Movember at the Mint” campaign....

DOWNTOWN TEMPE CELEBRATES START OF FALL/WINTER EVENT SEASON WITH FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS

As temperatures drop across Arizona, the holiday season will be heating up as Downtown Tempe plays host to some of the Valley’s favorite and...

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY ARIZONA HOSTS 18TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR PORCH PARTY GALA

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ), the state’s only nonprofit that delivers free support services, programming, and resources to individuals impacted by any cancer at...

Serrano’s Hosts ‘Pink Out’ Event in Memory of Stephanie Serrano

By Theresa Serrano-Keel, Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants  October marks a significant occasion for my family as my sister, Stephanie Serrano, lost her six-year battle to breast...

November 13 Gala Celebrates 80th Anniversary British Flying Training School in...

Eighty years ago, Mesa, Arizona opened a World War II hanger and U.S. Air Force Base with the sole intention to train British pilots. This international...

Silverman Law Offers Free Estate Planning Webinar: Taking Advantage of the...

In 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) increased the estate tax exemption to an unprecedented level, doubling the previous amount. Today, the...

FIFTH-ANNUAL KIERLAND POP CELEBRATION TO TAKE PLACE OUTDOORS FROM NOV. 5-7...

Weekend-long celebration to feature more than 50 socially distanced arts experiences along with food, wine, cocktails, live music and entertainment, shopping, staycation opportunities, an...

‘The Nutcracker’ Brings Magic to the Holidays with Enhanced Experiences

PHOENIX – Get ready for visions of sugar plums, mouse kings and sparkling Swarovski crystals. Ballet Arizona is proud to announce its 36th year...

Arizona Theatre Company Kickstarts the Holiday Season with New Show

PHOENIX – Arizona Theatre Company celebrates the holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Nov. 6 through Dec. 4 in Tucson, Ariz., and...

Serrano’s October Specials Support Local Breast Cancer Nonprofit

Serrano’s October Specials Support Local Breast Cancer NonprofitRestaurants to Host ‘Pink Out’ in Memory of Stephanie Serrano on Oct. 16 CHANDLER, Ariz. (Oct. 4, 2021)...

Valley ‘MAKERS of Change’ students gear up for annual assistive technology...

 MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge to benefit children with disabilities Southwest Human Development and ASU EPICS High have joined forces to host the annual...

Residents Rights Month Celebrates Dignity of Long-Term Care Residents

           PHOENIX, Ariz. (Sept. 30, 2021): Home is where you live. For 1.4 million Americans, that is a nursing home....

Valley Organist Wins National Award

Brett Valliant of Organ Stop Pizza Honored as Organist of the Year   (Sept. 30, 2021 – Mesa, Ariz.) Brett Valliant, resident organist at the state’s oldest pizza restaurant, Organ...

Nominate a Valley Veteran for the 6th Annual Military Hero A/C...

For the sixth consecutive year, Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning (Forrest Anderson), a family-owned business in the Phoenix area since 1961, will honor men and women who...

Whiz Kidz Preschool Offers Enrollment Special for Grand Opening of Ahwatukee...

Locally owned and operated Whiz Kidz Preschool will officially open its new Ahwatukee location on Monday, October 4. Located at 1442 E Chandler Blvd...

Cancer Support Community Arizona to Host Free Virtual Workshop

What is going to happen when I am gone? It is a question no one wants to think about. Yet it is something that...

‘Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week’ to spotlight free support line...

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest early childhood development nonprofit, will host the inaugural “Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week” Oct. 11-16, 2021, to spotlight the...

Free Taco Tour Giving Away 40,000 Tacos to Arizona Businesses

Mesquite Fresh Street Mex, the rapidly expanding concept specializing in inventive and modern Mexican cuisine, is on a mission to bring its real street...

Catalytic Converter 101: Valley Mechanics Offer Advice In Light Of Mesa...

News of the Mesa Police Department’s undercover operation involving catalytic converter thefts reinforces comes as no surprise to your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO)....

BASHAS’ FAMILY-FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS IN STORES OCT. 30

Kids Invited to Trick-or-Treat at the Different Grocery Store Departments & Decorate Their Own Halloween Cake or Cookie (on site or at home) Arizona families...

Facebook’s State of Small Business Report Highlights Arizona Findings

 As the Delta variant, vaccine and mask mandates, and talk of COVID booster shots continue to cast a cloud of uncertainty over Arizona small...

AJ’s Fine Foods Challenges Arizonans to Make the Hottest Drinks +...

To celebrate the start of the New Mexico Hatch Green Chile season, AJ’s Fine Foods has teamed up with Blue Clover Distillery, The Italian...