Tempe Prep Open House on Tuesday, December 6

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Tempe Prep Information Night on December 6

Current 5th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Community leaders gather to launch clean water initiative in south Phoenix

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Water Works to bring safe, clean...

Food City Celebrates 20 Years of Hosting Community Soccer Tournament

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Food City’s annual soccer tournament, Copa Food City, returns to the Phoenix Events Complex (2209...

Bashas’ Holds Family-Friendly Halloween Celebrations in Stores on Sat. Oct. 29

Arizona families across the state are invited to creep and crawl into their neighborhood Bashas’ supermarket for some fun-filled holiday treats and activities the...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Employees to Fill 1,000 JoyJars...

In support of the Jessie Rees Foundation, an estimated 170 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona  employees will volunteer their time to fill 1,000 JoyJars with toys,...

Bashas’ Announces Promotions

Three new appointments within Bashas’ Family of Stores are bolstering talent among the leadership teams at two of their brands, AJ’s Fine Foods and...

Bashas’ Names C4 Foundation the Winner of $50,000 Donation in Charity...

Culminating its weeks-long Community Choice Charity Challenge, Bashas’ named C4 Foundation the grand prize winner of a $50,000 donation during a special event at...

Bashas’ to Donate $50,000 to a Lucky Nonprofit Sept. 23

Supermarket chain will announce which one charity (out of 10 finalists) received the most online votes from the community; Trey Basha will present that...

Kierland OktoberWest Festival to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022

 Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet as The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale will soon host its inaugural OktoberWest Festival,...

Nonprofit Hosts Free Education Listening Sessions about the State’s Justice Reinvestment...

Project Roots AZ, a nonprofit organization with a community garden located in South Phoenix where locals can plant, grow and harvest their own food,...

Downtown Tempe Plans Sunday Fun-Days to Kick off Fall-O-Ween

It’s sure to be a fun-filled fall with the return of several popular family-friendly fun events in Downtown Tempe. Favorites like the Second Sundays...

Construction Trades Program for Kids Needs Volunteers

TradeUp!, a Phoenix nonprofit dedicated to empowering children through hands-on learning in the construction trades, is seeking parents, educators, and professionals in the skilled...

Food City Spices Things Up for Hatch Green Chile Season

 While many of us cannot wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, it is about to get a lot hotter throughout the state due to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation opens grant application window,...

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement announced today that it has opened its discretionary grant application window...

Bashas’ launches a 90-day celebration for its 90th anniversary

Bashas’ will begin a 90-day celebration this month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. From grocery card giveaways and an attempt to break a GUINNESS...

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,...

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...

Vote YellowBird in Inno Madness Challenge

Phoenix-based, YellowBird, a gig-economy marketplace connecting Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) professionals with businesses on-demand, was nominated to a competition between Arizona’s most innovative...

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...

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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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TruWest® Credit Union Raises $55,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

TruWest Credit Union,  donated $55,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, through a fundraising 50/50 raffle and “Casual for a Cause” staff donation...
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Prop 208 Gives Teachers New Hope

  The passing of Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act, has been widely held as a victory by teachers statewide, especially at schools in...
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Phoenix Nonprofit Serves LGBTQ Youth Across Arizona

  One n Ten, a Phoenix nonprofit serving LGBTQ youth ages 11 to 24, knows the challenges and struggles that LGBTQ youth face and the...
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South Phoenix Light Rail Extension Offers New Opportunities

For many, the light rail has been a fixture for more than a decade, connecting the Valley and becoming an affordable and reliable form...
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ASU’s Journalism Programs Prepare Students for Success

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers its students various programs to help them succeed in whichever news career...
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WashClub Phoenix Expands to City of Surprise

Online, Mobile Laundry Service PHOENIX – WashClub Phoenix, a national app-based laundry service that launched in the Phoenix metro area in April 2020, is continuing...
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Rio Salado College Welcomes Michelle Gates as New Vice President

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...
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Rio Salado Expands Services to Students in Prison as U.S. Dept....

The U.S. Department of Education has included Rio Salado College as part of an expansion of the Second Chance Pell  Experimental Sites Initiative, which...

Rio Salado Welcomes New Vice President of Administrative Services Michelle Gates

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Press Coffee Announces New Community Blend

Local Coffee Roaster Commits to Supporting Local Nonprofits Press Coffee is passionate about supporting the community where they work and live. Over the years...

Rio Salado Named College Innovation Network Founding Member

Rio Salado College Serves as Founding Member of College Innovation Network to Help Guide EdTech Student Success Pilot ProgramThe College Innovation Network (CIN) announced on Aug. 4,...

Inspiring Toddler Overcomes Her Need for Feeding Tube

Henley worked through oral feeding therapy with professionals and staff at United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona. To strangers, Henley appears as a curious little...

Morning Squeeze – A Tempe Necessity

There's always that one place you go to - you know - the one that you think about first thing in the morning, right...

Rocky Mountain Emmys to Host First-Ever Virtual Event

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will host its first-ever virtual event on Saturday, September 19...

National Defense Authorization Act Is a Welcome Victory for the Havasupai...

The Havasupai Tribe has long stood in opposition to uranium mining at the Grand Canyon. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was amended...

CHAS ROBERTS TO GIVE AWAY NEW A/C SYSTEMS, NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH...

Chas Roberts, a local family-owned A/C, heating and plumbing provider, is donating two brand new A/C systems, including installation, to two lucky winners as...

Find Out What Businesses are Open

Introduction  With all the confusion of the Coronavirus, it can be difficult to determine what Arizona businesses are open.  This brief article does NOT contain a list...

Queen Creek Unified School District Names New Athletic Director for Queen...

QUEEN CREEK, AZ— Dr. Perry Berry, Superintendent of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), and the QCUSD Governing Board have named Renee Regoli...

Evergreen Devco Acquires 164,000-Square-Foot Chandler Pavilions Retail Center

Experienced developer boldly closes on retail value-add acquisition during COVID PHOENIX – Evergreen Devco, Inc., a leading retail and multifamily development company in the western...

Local Interior Designer Has One Less Thing to Worry About with...

PHOENIX –  Marco Morales, an interior designer from Phoenix, spends his days working for a small commercial design firm. Like many working professionals, he...

Amalyn Consulting and Canyon Lands Insurance Honor Nurses at Heritage Village...

Over the past few months, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services banned nonessential visitors, including family and friends, from visiting assisted-living and nursing-care communities. The...

200,000 ARIZONANS MAY HAVE MISSED STIMULUS CHECKS THAT TOTAL $198 MILLION

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Cover Arizona and the Arizona Alliance For Community Health Center are launching a public information campaign to assist Arizonans who have not...

DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS ARIZONA REMOVES DAILY SPENDING LIMIT

Arizonans Receive Expanded Access to Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Produce PHOENIX, ARIZ (June 24, 2020) – Double Up Food Bucks Arizona (Double Up AZ) is...

Meet Debbie Nez-Manuel: Leader and Legislative Candidate

I recently met Debbie Nez-Manuel, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation with roots in Klagetoh. Her early years in the small community among...

Nominations Open for Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer, impact and young humanitarian awards. Considered Tempe’s...

Video: Unstoppable Adonis, the Story of a Real-life Superhero

Meet the Inspiration Behind Unstoppable Adonis, Marvel's first Braille Comic Book. Valley celebrity Adonis Watt became a media sensation by wowing football fans in 2019...

WashClub Phoenix Celebrates Father’s Day with Free Laundry Services for One...

PHOENIX –  While dad may be good at telling you when to get your oil changed or fixing a squeaky door, laundry might not...

Local Retiree Fulfills Lifelong Dream with Debut Novel “The Chosen’s Calling”

Not everyone has the chance to cross major dreams off of their bucket list, but when Gaila Kline-Hobson published her debut novel “The Chosen’s...

Power 98.3, to Host a Radiothon Fundraiser Benefitting Boys & Girls...

PHOENIX, AZ – Power 98.3, 96.1 and The Dana Cortez Show presents Power of A Dollar benefitting The Boys & Girls Clubs of The...

Arizona’s Food Bank Needs Your Help

Citizens of Arizona may or may not be familiar with St. Mary’s Food Bank.  They are a charity icon in the Valley, providing free...

Supporting Your Local Businesses

Overview  Now that Arizona businesses are reopening, it is so important that the public support them.  Not just for the sake of those merchants, but...

Jewish Family and Children’s Service bringing resources to those in need...

Jewish Family & Children’s Service has a beginning rooted deep in helping the community during times of hardship, and that dedication still echoes in...

Planet Fitness Treats Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to...

 Planet Fitness has a tradition dating back to 1999 called Pizza Monday. Every month, the fitness company treats members to free pizza on the...

Reopening of Arizona Businesses

According to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, some Arizona businesses will begin re-opening this week and next.  Which businesses will be included?  What steps will...

Rio Salado College President Kate Smith Named Aspen Institute Fellow

 The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Rio Salado College Interim President Kate Smith is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen...

Some Sources for Small Business Loans

Overview This article is intended to provide information on the best places to go for small business loans.  Research on search engines was done and...

New Nonprofit Brings Medical Supplies to the Frontline

PHOENIX – In response to the novel Coronavirus, a new nonprofit, ProtectAZ was founded to bring crucial medical supplies to our frontline personnel and...

Promchella Takes Center Stage in the Valley

Nick’s Menswear has partnered up with one of Arizona’s largest event companies for the inaugural Promchella. The two-day music festival is set to take...

Mdrive Donates Immune Support Product to Firefighters

Mdrive is excited to announce it recently donated 500 bottles of its Mdrive Elite supplement to the United Phoenix Firefighter Association (UPFC). UPFC was...

More Things To Do From Home

Overview Believe it or not, there are plenty of things people can do from their homes.  Even though times are difficult right now, it is...

Serrano’s Launches Burritos for Badges Donation Program

Serrano’s Launches Burritos for Badges Donation ProgramAll 5 Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants Move to Curbside Pickup and Delivery OnlyCHANDLER, Ariz. (April 2, 2020) – Serrano’s...

Restaurant To Donate Pizzas to HonorHealth Hospitals

We are all in this together. Local restaurant PHX Beer Co. believes in that and that’s why, beginning this Friday, April 3, through April...

Local Credit Union Renovates Resource Pantry for College Students in Need

TruWest® Credit Union has partnered with Mesa Community College (MCC) to refurbish its free market pantry for students in need and support success in higher education. The “Mesa...

Rio Salado College Hosts Food Justice Conference Featuring Author Leah Penniman,...

Rio Salado College is proud to host Food Justice: Creating Equity Through Sustainable Food Systems, a free, half-day conference on Wed., March 18, 2020...

Derma Health Skin and Laser to Open at Gilbert Shopping Center...

The newest Derma Health Skin & Laser will open at SanTan Pavilions in Gilbert in February. Locally owned and operated Derma Health has offered its medical grade aesthetic services to men...