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Grow A Reader Virtual Book Drive Addresses Critical Need for Children’s...

It’s a staggering statistic — nearly 2 out of 3 children in low-income Arizona communities do not have a single children's book to call...

Gelato Cimmino Announces Grand Opening in Gilbert

Celebrated for its true-to-roots Italian gelato, Gelato Cimmino is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its latest Arizona location in Gilbert. Located in...

IMPACT Gymnastics Academy: A Beacon of Diversity and Excellence in Phoenix,...

Central Phoenix, February 2024 — In the heart of Central Phoenix, IMPACT Gymnastics Academy is making waves not just for its outstanding gymnastic programs...

T.W. Lewis Foundation Raises Over $50,000 for Local Nonprofits Through Online...

— T.W. Lewis Foundation, which was founded by local real estate legend Tom Lewis, initiated an online giving campaign last month to help meet...

Tempe Prep Welcomes New Athletic Director

By Sayellor Taylor Truth, Beauty, and Goodness. This is the well-known motto for Tempe Preparatory Academy, one of the most well-known public charter schools in Arizona....

Celebrate New Years Day with a Bloody Mary and Brunch

Americans love New Year's Eve! With parties, drinks, resolutions and the excitement of a new year, it’s no wonder 41% of Americans say it’s...

Where to get Holiday Goodies

Holiday season means one thing: parties. Not everyone has time to make a show-stopping dish to bring and, let’s be honest, the grocery store...

The Foster Alliance Announces Holiday Joy Drive

The Foster Alliance, the non-profit previously known as Arizona Helping Hands, organizes one of the state’s largest toy drives, the Holiday Joy Drive. In...

Root for DBacks with these Deals

We can’t wait to root for our boys in the World Series! And businesses across the Valley are offering plenty of deals to help...

Picture Perfect Dinner Locations

With the holidays around the corner, Arizonans are making plans for visiting friends and family. Odds are, many are looking for restaurant ideas for...

Free Cappuccino at Zingara Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar...

Zingara Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar is one of Scottsdale's newest eateries. On November 8, National Cappuccino Day, Zingara will be offering...

Bashas’ Family of Stores Aims to Increase Workforce by 500 Before...

Bashas’ Family of Stores will hold a hiring event this Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at its new Corporate Support...

Lectric eBikes Riders Log Thousands of Miles Inspiring New VIP Loyalty...

Lectric eBikes riders to be rewarded by going the distance in “Lectrifying” their lives PHOENIX (Sept. 28, 2023) – As a show of appreciation for...

Bashas’ Halloween Celebrations in Stores Across the State Oct. 28

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...

Kierland Fine Art & Wine Festival Showcases Renowned Artists and AZ...

A one-of-a-kind outdoor gallery will create a delightful visual backdrop for an exquisite sensory experience featuring a curated selection of fine art, wine and...

OktoberWest Festival returns to The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Country dance fans looking for a hot spot to do some boot-scootin’ and boogie-in’ will find a fun-filled dance floor and plenty more classic...

Business Leaders Commit to Significantly Advance the Number of Arizonans Pursuing...

On the heels of Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs naming September “Arizona Career Awareness Month,” Education Forward Arizona President and CEO Rich Nickel today joined...

Education Forward Arizona Awards More Than $2.3 Million in Scholarships

The start of a new school year is a busy time for many. As students across the country return to the classroom this fall,...

Yappy Hour at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace will host Yappy Hour for all furry friends in the area along with The Arizona Humane Society. Guests can enjoy live...

Cornhole Classic Benefiting the Cunanan Brothers’ Maui Fire Relief

Join Back Alley Fitness for their Annual Cornhole Classic Benefiting the Cunanan Brothers' Maui Fire Relief Saturday, September 2nd 5 pmMeet the Cunanans: Shaun and...

Adult Congenital Heart Association’s Walk for 1 in 100 Returns to...

Family-friendly Walk Will Raise Awareness, Funds for Adults Living with Congenital Heart Defects TEMPE, Ariz. – The Adult Congenital Heart Association will hold its annual...

Nonprofits to Support for National Nonprofit Day

August 17 is National Nonprofit Day – it is a day to recognize the ongoing efforts of the organizations around us to serve the...

Z’Tejas Guacamole and Margarita Making Class

Discover the vibrant world of margaritas and guacamole in an unforgettable class at Z'Tejas! For only $50, immerse yourself in the art of crafting...

National Golf Month Spots

It’s National Golf Month! Below is a list of local golf locations you can take a swing at. Flex your golfing skills with your...

Local Musician Streams Live From Downtown Phoenix

The temps are in and it’s going to be a scorcher this week in Phoenix! With people looking for things to do, local musician...

Embark on a Spectacular Danube River Golf Adventure with Dream Vacations...

Seven-Night Cruise Visits Budapest, Slovakia, Germany, Austria and Prague in October 2024 Discover the ultimate European getaway with an unforgettable river cruise hosted by Dream...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day coming up, people are looking for the perfect gift for dad!Whether your dad is sporty, musical, into food or anywhere in...

Zingara Brings a Southern European Experience to Scottsdale

Combined Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar to Open Late Summer SCOTTSDALE- Long-time Arizona restaurateur and entrepreneur Hera Ambrosio is proud to announce her...

May is National Community Action Month; Nearly 135,000 Low-Income Arizonans Served...

          While Community Action Agencies (CAA) often provide life-saving assistance every day as they work to strengthen communities in Arizona...

Bashas’ to Celebrate the Best Standout Flavors In Donut Contest

From throwback childhood flavors – like Root Beer, Butterscotch, Neapolitan, Key Lime and Banana Split – to today’s unconventional flavor mashups – like Strawberry...

Business Leaders Come Together in Support of The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation’s...

Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. hosted the 13th annual Fitz’s Supper Club event presented by Dominick’s Steakhouse benefitting The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation.The sold-out event, which integrated...

Power Ranch Golf Club Launches Greens and Bunker Renovation Project

Award-Winning Course Will Invest Approximately $2.6 Million Dollars to Update Facility PHOENIX – Power Ranch Golf Club, owned by Thompson Golf Group, is closing its...

State’s Oldest Deli Partners with State’s Oldest Theatre to Celebrate Milestone...

May 10 is a day of delicious deals and helping improve hospital stays for critically ill children and adults. In celebration of its 74th anniversary, Miracle...

Bashas’ Supermarkets Team Up With FirstFruits to Donate More than 20,000...

Now that pandemic-related SNAP benefits have ended, more people are turning to their local food banks to help make ends meet. Thanks to a...

4th Annual Cinco de Chandler at Ghett’ Yo’ Taco!

Wish you could be spending Cinco de Mayo at Rocky Point? Get the next best thing at the annual two-day Ghett’ Yo’ Taco Cinco...

Arizona Gives Day is on the Way

Arizona Gives Day is almost here! This 24-hour state-wide campaign is when people across the state join forces to support the causes that mean...

GiGi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Secretary of State Adrian Fontes presented GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix with an official proclamation at their 8th anniversary that declares March 21 as World Down...

Orpheus Male Chorus Presents Benefit Concert for 100 Club of Arizona

ALL ticket proceeds benefit families of first responders killed or injured in line of dutyThe Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix is proud to present...

Hues of Hope

Join us for an evening of hope, benefiting families affected by ALS on April 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Now in its...

Tasting with Tequila Corrido

Come taste tequila like you never have before. Maestra Tequilera Ana Maria Romero Mena is hosting a Tequila Corrido tasting and bottle signing at...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH WHEEL THE WORLD, A TRAVEL-PLANNING SERVICE...

  New Program Allows Travelers to Book Experiences in Mesa, AZ That Match Their Accessibility Needs  Feb. 28, 2023 – MESA, Ariz. – As part of...

Mint Cannabis Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Sweet, Infused Treats

No matter whether you are single or attached this Valentine’s Day, the Mint’s cannabis kitchen has you covered!The Mint Café’s professional chefs are offering...

Make Valentine’s Day Gift-Giving Easy and Affordable at Bashas’ and Food...

  Bashas’ and Food City grocery stores are full of thoughtful gifts for Valentines of all kinds, from significant others to kids, pets, friends, classmates,...

Junior Achievement Volunteer from Chandler Receives Top National Honor

Junior Achievement of Arizona has announced that Karen Quick, a Chandler resident, has been chosen from among more than one hundred thousand U.S. volunteers as one of eleven...

Valley businesses partner with Southwest Human Development on holiday gift-giving drive...

Southwest Human Development, a statewide early childhood nonprofit focused on supporting young children from birth to age 5 and their families, partnered with U-Haul...

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...

Financial Planner Uses Milestone Birthday to Raise Funds for Competitive Step...

Adrian Trice, owner of DNA Financial Enterprises, in Tempe, Ariz., is using her birthday to give back to an organization close to her heart...

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...

LeTip of Superstition/Gateway Packs Meals for Feed My Starving Children

Members of LeTip of Superstition/Gateway gathered on September 1, 2022 at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) located in Mesa Fiesta Power Center to pack...

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,...

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...

Impact Gymnastics Academy Hosts Second Annual “Make an Impact” Invitational this...

Proceeds Raised Benefit the United School for Autism in ScottsdaleWatch future Olympians and competitive gymnasts hit the mats at the second annual Make an...

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...

Heading Back-to-School Can be Bad for Children’s Mental Health

Back-to-school is a time of stress and anxiety for kids of all ages. This often leads to an increase in adolescent and teen suicides....

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...

Optima Medical Welcomes Physician to Peoria Office

Optima Medical, Arizona’s leading primary care provider, announces Dr. Gerald B. Harris and Theresa Eblin, FNP, have joined their team to deliver personalized healthcare...

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...

Two New Early Childhood Enrollment and Resource Centers Celebrate Grand Opening...

The doors are about to open on two critical new community centers created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

Creighton Academy Enrollment and Resource Center Celebrates Grand Opening and Open...

The doors are about to open on a critical new community resource created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

FirstBank Aims to Plant 50,000 Trees for Second Consecutive Year

For every Bloom Package opened between Jun. 1 and Aug. 31, FirstBank will plant five trees with reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted Phoenix, AZ., ...

FirstBank Maintains Robust Growth at the Start of 2022

FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” announced its 2022 first quarter summary of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...