Final Week to Register for Arizona Walking Challenge

It’s time to dust off your kicks and get ready for the 2019 Arizona Walking Challenge (https://www.workplacewalkingchallenge.com/arizona/), the second annual friendly business-to-business competition designed...

ASU Alumni Association names Board of Directors, National Alumni Council

The Arizona State University Alumni Association recently announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors and National Alumni Council. Terms for all members of both entities...
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Help AZTV Channel 7 STUFF THE BUS!

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 4th annual AZTV CHANNEL 7 STUFF THE BUS Back to School Drive presented by Liberty GMC. Join us...

South Mountain Community College Partners to Prepare Phoenix Youth to Become...

PHOENIX, AZ – South Mountain Community College (SMCC), in collaboration with the City of Phoenix - 2019 Jerome E. Miller (JEM) Summer Leadership Academy,...

Juneteenth festival at Tempe History Museum celebrates the abolition of slavery...

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, an important day in U.S. history when the last enslaved African American people heard about the abolition of slavery....

Human Services Campus Launches Weather Relief Drive for Summer Heat for...

Phoenix summers are hot and can be inhospitable to anyone living in the Valley, but particularly for people who sleep on the street.  In 2017,...

5th annual Tempe Community Salutes recognizes future military service members

Every year, hundreds of young men and women in Arizona make the important decision to serve our country in the armed forces. More than...

How One Event Can Change an Entire Community

The Superstition Mountain Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley celebrated its much-anticipated 21st annual YesterYear celebration on April 6th, 2019....

North Phoenix ‘Aktion Club’ gives back

At the start of the year, sponsored by North Phoenix Kiwanis, VALLEYLIFE Members started an 'Aktion Club' in an effort to give back to...

KID CHEF FROM SCOTTSDALE WINS HEALTHY COOKING CONTEST

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) just announced the grand-prize winner of its 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. David Hummert, a 9-year-old...

Inaugural ‘Game of Throws’ Cornhole Tournament to ‘Bag’ Funds for Cystic...

The inaugural Game of Throws 50/50 Cornhole Tournament hosted by Northwest Mutual - The Brutton Group will bring together members of the community looking...

Vote for your Favorite Kid-Inspired Healthy Dish Today

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona asked local kids to create their best recipes for a healthy and tasty side dish and boy did...

Public meeting to discuss proposed expansions to Tempe’s adapted recreation programs

Tempe is hosting a public meeting to collect feedback on the proposed expansion of the city’s adapted recreation programs. The meeting will take place...

Southwest Human Development Announces “Walk with Me” Event, Feb. 23

 Sat., Feb. 23, families are invited to join the one-mile Walk with Me Family Fun Walk featuring activities, food and drinks, games crafts and...

Phoenix Theatre Announces Name Change to Commemorate 100th Anniversary

 Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the state, is changing its name to The Phoenix Theatre Company, effective Jan. 21, 2019.   The...

THE 8TH ANNUAL BALLOON CLASSIC IS BACK

 The 8th annual Arizona Balloon Classic (ABC8), benefiting Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW), returns to the Goodyear Ballpark, located at 1933 S....

Lisa Ling Announced as Keynote Speaker for Valley of the Sun...

 Journalist, author and television host Lisa Ling will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 We Are United Luncheon — the annual fundraising event...

Adventure Awaits at the BIG Night Out with Big Brothers Big...

 Arizonans will sport their best black and white cocktail wear or business attire to raise funds and show support for the Big Brothers Big...

Phoenix IDA Makes Investment in the Future Supporting Early Language, Literacy...

  Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant by the Phoenix IDA to support several...
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VIDEO: Rotary 26th $100,000 Hole-in-One

For 26 years, the Chandler Horizon Rotary Club has been hosting our Annual Hole-In-One Fundraiser.  Bring a friend, enjoy perfect Arizona weather at the...

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS CELEBRATES NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH

Looking to make a difference in your community in 2019? Why not make mentoring part of your New Year’s Resolutions this January. Mentoring not...

The Domestic Violence that No One is Talking About

Earlier this year, a series on NPR reported that members of the intellectual and developmental disability community were four times more likely to become...

Arizona Organizations Search For Solutions to Domestic Violence Against People With...

According to an NPR report released earlier this year, the intellectual and developmental disabilities community is four times more likely to become victims of...

Vital Voices: Social Justice Pearls and Gems

On Thursday, November 29 from 6pm - 8pm ASU Project Humanities will gather the community to ask,  What is “social justice,” and how does one advocate...

(Opinion) YES on Tempe’s Two Ballot Propositions

Yes on Proposition 418: Hold Our Elected Officials Accountable Should voters support this update to the Tempe City Charter, removing a councilmember could be considered...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

Free vaccinations and spay/neuter vouchers plus $20 dog adoptions at Oct....

In celebration of pit bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth annual Pittie-Palooza at Phoenix Metrocenter Mall on October...

Dr Alan Longfellow Retires After 45 Years

TEMPE, AZ (September 5, 2018) – Dr. Alan Longfellow always knew he wanted to be a dentist and decided at about age nine that...

Phoenix is Emerging Market for Female Business Owners

 Female Entrepreneurs in Phoenix Get an Opportunity for Radical New Business Funding Option Starshine Communities is hosting a revolutionary new way for female business owners...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

Nominations sought through Aug. 3 for new TCC Impact Award in...

Tempe Community Council is seeking nominations for its new Impact Award, created to recognize good works big or small that boost human service needs...

Viewpoints: Good Leadership Requires a Commitment to Personal Responsibility

Do you ever get tired of people behaving badly? I certainly do. In the workplace, the boardroom, civic and social groups, churches and synagogues,...

LGBTQIA+ Communities Strive for Acceptance, Support for Youth

Dr. Joe Kort, a well-known therapist who specializes in working with the LGBTQIA+ community, said one of the biggest things society needs to see...

Chinese at Tempe Prep Is One of Many Summer Class Opportunities

Tempe Preparatory Academy offers many summer class options in its Summer Academy program, and while the image in your head of sum­mer vacation may...

Gilbert Leadership Celebrates Graduation of Class XXVI, Now Accepting Applications

Gilbert Leadership celebrated the graduation of Class XXVI on Friday, June 8th at a formal ceremony recognizing 24 students in this year's class, all...

Gilbert Chamber Announces Candidate Endorsements for Local, District Races

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of pro-business candidates running for Gilbert Town Council, Legislative Districts 12 and 17 – House and...

(Opinion Column) Promises Made, Promises Kept

Promises made. Promises kept. In the early 1970’s and into the 1980’s and even 1990’s, Tempe was acquiring neighborhood parks at a rapid rate...

Nominations Closing Soon for 2018 Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

    Do you know someone who has been providing great service in Tempe through their humanitarian work, volunteering or philanthropic support?  Just four days left to nominate for 2018...

Deaf Community Voter Event June 13

#AZDeafVote   Save the Date - Voter Community Lunch and Learn   WHO: The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and Adrian Fontes,...

South Mountain WORKS Coalition, South Mountain High School Student Government ...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 22, 2018) – – South Mountain WORKS Coalition and South Mountain High School’s Student Government hosted their 9th annual Youth...

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Business Award Nominees

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has announced the businesses and individuals nominated by their peers for recognition at the Twelfth Annual Business Awards and...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Gather and Grow Pathway to Urban Gardening Grand Opening

Join Gather & Grow at The Farm and Valley Leadership Class 39, Group 7 for a ribbon cutting, live music, and tour of South...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   PHOENIX – More than a dozen local businesses...
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VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

History/Desert/Water Free May 5 Community Day

      HISTORY  ·  DESERT  ·  WATER    COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE, FREE ADMISSION TEMPE, ARIZONA  - SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018   10 AM – 3 PM In celebration...

Tempe Prep’s Teen Court helps kids get on the right path

Throughout your life, you do things or make decisions that you’re not proud of, and sometimes you have to own up to your mistakes....

Kimber Lanning to Grow Community Development Work Through Local First Arizona...

When Kimber Lanning first began organizing Arizona’s locally-owned businesses in 2003, she was focused on combating unfair policies that benefited large corporations by providing...
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VIDEO: Valley Leadership Seeking Applicants for 2018-2019 Programs

Valley Leadership, Arizona’s premier leadership organization, is now accepting applications for its flagship Valley Leadership Institute (VLI) Class 40 and Valley Leadership Accelerate (VLA)...

Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st at Kiwanis Park

Produced by the Kiwanis Club of Tempe and the Tempe High School Key Club, the 10th Annual Tempe Community Easter Egg Hunt will be...

Tempe Leadership to Host Recruitment Reception for Class XXXIV

Please join the Tempe Leadership Board of Directors, potential applicants, enthusiasts, and alumni on April 10th at 5:30pm for the annual Tempe Leadership Recruitment Reception. The...

Cornhole and Cabbage Fundraiser Benefits TCH, Tempe Leadership Class 33

Kick off your St. Patty's Day festivities with a cornhole tournament benefiting Tempe Leadership's current class project for The Centers for Habilitation (TCH).  Enjoy two...

March for Our Lives Arizona Raises Nearly $16,000 in 48 Hours

March for Our Lives Arizona, a nonpartisan, grassroots group of high school students with little to no formal organizing experience, is proud to announce that they...

Candle Making to Benefit TCH + Tempe Leadership Class 33

Join us for an evening of candlemaking, snacks and drinks, and benefitting a good cause! All profits from ticket sales will go toward Tempe Leadership...

Local Teens Organize “March for Our Lives: Phoenix” in Response to...

Two Arizona teens are organizing a local student-led protest at the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday, March 24th in response to unabated gun violence,...

American Heart Association Receives Donation of 300 Knitted Red Hats for...

Babies born in February will have warm heads thanks to a donation of more than 300 knitted and crocheted red hats from Humana, a...

Tempe teens discuss social challenges at Town Hall on Feb. 15

More than 100 youth and community leaders will exchange ideas and propose solutions for social challenges facing young people at Tempe’s 38th Annual Youth...

Lock Your Love on Historic Fourth Avenue

You've likely heard of or seen "love locks" in other cities, where lovers attach paddlocks to local bridges, poles and fences and then throw...

Civic Engagement on Wheels!

Last Saturday, Tempe’s cyclist community along with seasoned campaign volunteers gathered to co-host the city’s first-ever bike canvass event. The Bike canvass event launched...

Gilbert Historical Museum and Society Hosts 6th Annual “A Night at...

Support HD SOUTH, Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum, by attending the sixth annual installment of this signature fundraising event.  "A Night at the...

Save the Date for Tempe Cares Community-wide Day of Service

Tempe Leadership announces Tempe Cares’ signature annual 1-day event for volunteers devoted to beautifying Tempe’s neighborhoods, schools, and other public spaces and facilities that...

Arizona Among the Lowest in the Nation in LGBTQ Equality

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive state-by-state report detailing statewide laws and...

Arizona Leading the Way in Serving the Deaf and Hard of...

On Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) will hold a press conference in...

Women’s March Returns to Phoenix January 21st

We are a women-led movement that seeks to break down systemic oppression through nonviolent action, and we are back in 2018 with a new...

Cadence Supports Non-Profit Impact on 500 Local Children

Mesa-Based Desert Sounds Charity Provides Free Instruments and Lessons  to Underserved Youth Across the Valley Cadence at Gateway, Harvard Investment’s Mesa master planned community is sharing...

Gilbert Leadership celebrates 25th Anniversary with Time Capsule

The Gilbert Leadership Board of Directors and alumni gathered mementos and keepsakes from the first 25 classes of the leadership program. Gilbert Leadership began...

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events

JANUARY 2, 2018 On PAR Golf Outing 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Kokopelli Golf Club 1800 W. Guadalupe Rd Gilbert, AZ  85233   DESCRIPTION: Monthly Golf League for mixing business with pleasure and...

Girl Up Club Launches at Tempe’s Corona del Sol High School

By Nikki Dull The Girl Up club is a new club at CdS that aims to raise money for UN Foundations that fund projects for...
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Pyle Center’s Needlewielders Group Brings Fellowship, Philanthropy to Tempe Community

Laughter is the first thing you notice when you step into a Needlewielders gathering at Tempe’s Pyle Adult Recreation Center. You feel instantly at...

City of Phoenix, Neighborhoods and FAA Propose Joint Resolution to Flight...

Just over three years after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) changed the flight paths at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport without notifying the community,...

Tempe Leadership Announces Community Project with TCH

My Local News - Arizona is very happy to share the news of Tempe Leadership Class XXXIII about their recently announced class project in...
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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Does Not Work for ICE

  In a special town hall meeting, hosted by Queen Creek on Tuesday evening, Sheriff Paul Penzone made it clear that the Maricopa County...

Former CIA Director James Woolsey to Speak In Phoenix

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute Distinguished Speaker Series which will present James Woolsey, the former director of central intelligence at a luncheon on Tuesday February 13, 2018...
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Native Americans Honored at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law...

In light of November being Native American month, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University held an event Monday honoring...

Health Insurance Enrollment Event Set for Early December

As the healthcare debate continues in Washington, it's become clearer than ever just how important it is for families and children to have access...
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Gilbert Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence

Without fail, the Town of Gilbert sent out a tweet every Wednesday reminding residents to wear purple to raise awareness about domestic violence. “We’ve worked...
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Downtown Tempe Makes First Fundraising Distribution to Agencies Serving the Homeless...

Downtown Tempe Authority distributed the first installment of the Tempe Mission funds raised -- $30,000 -- during their State of Downtown meeting at on...

Gilbert Business, Educators, Leaders to be Honored at 22nd Annual Event

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Gilbert, education partners and others, will honor outstanding businesses and individuals on November...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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