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Attend Bisbee Pride with My Son (Again)? Absolutely!

I attended Bisbee Pride with my son and husband for the second time this past weekend and it was just as wonderful as the...

Happy Birthday to our Executive Editor; Nancy Puffer

Around four or five years ago I tried to recruit a very well accomplished reporter with the Arizona Republic, who served with me on...
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Subway Kids & Sports Rides Into Desert View Elementary To Surprise...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project,...

Arizona Firefighter Athletics: Purpose and Direction

Three visionaries founded the Arizona Firefighter Athletics (AZFFA) 501(c)3 charity organization in 2011, with the mission to, "Build camaraderie and community within the public...

Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley Announce Night of...

: Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) is hosting their 41st Annual Night of Champions Gala October 20th, 2018 at the...

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...
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SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona Donates 130 Lunches to 5th Annual Over...

SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona was proud to donate 130 lunches to feed the volunteers at the 5th Annual Over the Edge Challenge benefitting Special...

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,...

Therapy Dogs Relieve Pre-Flight Jitters at Sky Harbor

Preflight jitters are common for some travelers but America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a scratch behind the ear and a rub on the belly...

The Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is once again hosting Badge...

(PHOENIX – October 8, 2018) – The Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is once again hosting Badge Bash 2018. This adults-only event will be...

VALLEYLIFE Golf Tournament

VALLEYLIFE’s 27th Annual Golf Tournament was held the first weekend of March at Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler. For the third year, VALLEYLIFE’s tournament...
Dec. Memory Cafe - Drumming Circle

Explore “The Rhythm of Life” with Keith Johnson of Sankofa Island...

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is pleased to announce its December Memory Café will feature the talented Keith Johnson, a well-known drumming artist, who...

Cory McCloskey in The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game, based on the 1953 novel "7½ Cents by" Richard Bissell, is one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, winning the Tony Award for Best...

5 Ways Monsoon Storms Can Damage To Your Car And How...

  (PHOENIX)– We know heavy rain and blowing dust creates challenging driving conditions, but they can also affect your car’s performance and appearance. Your  Neighborhood...

Bond-Themed Best Buddies Arizona Gala Comes to Lusso Fine Motorcars

You are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Best Buddies Arizona Spirit of Friendship Gala! Join us for a black-tie affair at this...
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Great American Seed Up Presents Seed Up Saturday

The demand for seeds has skyrocketed amid the pandemic resulting in seed shortages.  Awareness of the importance of seeds and the need for regional seed...

Free Weight Loss Workshop Helps Arizonans Keep New Year’s Resolutions

 Matt Hoodie, owner and fitness trainer at TRANSFORM Scottsdale, not only talks-the-talk but walks-the-walk when it comes to weight loss. Hoodie lost close to...

The Flower of Spring with Table Tops Etc.

Anytime someone says "Spring is here!" I can't help but get excited to think about how much the Spring perennials brighten our floral studio....

Assistance League® of Phoenix Needs Used and New Books for K-8 Children 

Assistance League® of Phoenix has been serving the Phoenix area for more than 55 years.  They partner with more than 90 Title I schools throughout the...

(Opinion) For the Next Generation, Vote YES on Prop 127

We’ve seen a plethora of press, mailers, and nasty TV ads designed to confuse voters about the Clean Healthy AZ ballot initiative, Prop 127,...

Shea Homes® Breaks Ground on New Cave Creek Community

Shea Homes has broken ground on a new single-family home community in North Phoenix called Northview at Stone Butte. Two model homes are under...

13 Arizona kids and grown-ups named as finalists in Bashas’ annual...

The votes are tallied, and five kids, five grown-ups, and three Bashas’ Family of Stores members (employees) are finalists in this year’s Donut Flavor...

Get The Most Out Of Your AC By Avoiding These Common...

Get The Most Out Of Your AC By Avoiding These Common Issues (PHOENIX) – After four solid months of regular use this year, your AC may be getting...

Phoenix Nonprofit Announces New, Three-Part Hiking, Cycling and Running Challenge

 Mission 2 Alpha Will Ride, Climb and Race to Fundraise for Veterans and First Responders PHOENIX – Mission2Alpha, a local organization that fundraises to aid...

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...

Save Money and Valuable Water During Fix A Leak Week

 (PHOENIX)– Did you know a faucet that leaks one drop per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons a year? Did you know a...
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Phoenix Metro Area Responds to Mexico Earthquake

Phoenix and Mexico trade officials are collaborating on relief efforts, after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19. “The earthquake resulted in...

19 High School Seniors Awarded Scholarships by Desert Financial in First-Ever...

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2020 is being deprived of the usual milestone celebrations. But 19 Valley seniors were...

Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’

Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’To Rise Up to Help Our Communities in partnership with Mercy Care Volunteer campaign to...
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Forrest Anderson Plumbing and A/C Offers Tips to Avoid Costly Utility...

The warm weather this April is a good reminder for Valley residents to prepare their homes to be as energy efficient as possible before...

International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. Raises $11,000 in Annual Backpack Drive

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) held its annual Fill-A-Backpack Drive during the month of July to raise funds and donate school supplies to...

How to Identify Devious Carpet Cleaning Scams

How to Identify These 3 Devious Carpet Cleaning Scams In 2018   If you’re in search of a professional company to clean your carpet (or any other type...
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Average New And Used Car Prices Hit Record Highs – Car...

(PHOENIX)– Consumers looking for new and used vehicles could be in for serious sticker shock. According to the car research site, Edmunds, the average price for a new...

Valerie Thompson to challenge motorsports history as new driver of Target...

Valerie Thompson to challenge motorsports history as new driver of Target 550 Streamliner  World’s Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer seeks writing new motorsports history on four-wheels...

Quick Quack Car Wash Celebrates Grand Opening

Splish-splash – it’s time for your car to take a bath! Quick Quack Car Wash, one of the fastest-growing regional car wash companies in...

Esperança Raises More Than $68,000 From First Virtual Hope Breakfast

(PHOENIX – May 18, 2020) – When it became apparent that large group gatherings were not advisable for the foreseeable future, the staff and...

(Video) Love Coffee? You Must Try Old Bisbee Roasters – They...

I really love small batch, artisan coffees from local Arizona roasters. It's one of my favorite guilty pleasures, spending a little more to have...
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Jewish Family and Children’s Service Hosts Annual Backpack Drive

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), an organization known for strengthening the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare, and social services to all ages,...

Two Madison Schools Students to Compete in State Geographic Bee

Will Compete Against Top 100 Arizona Students in Grades 4-8Madison Heights Elementary 4th grade student Gavin Hoskins and Madison #1 8th Grade student Marcus...

LGE Completes Construction on Luxury Garage Concept

LGE Design Build has completed construction Toy Barn Scottsdale, a three-building, 27,000 square-foot, $7.5 million luxury garage concept at 7800 E. Greenway Rd., Scottsdale. Toy...

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown   (PHOENIX)– As triple digits tease Valley forecasters this week, Donley Service Center offers advice on keeping your home cool without emptying your wallet. And...

$14.95 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL at Community Tire Pros and Auto Repair

$14.95 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL at all 6 Community Tire Pros and Auto Repair locations for FIRST RESPONDERS, HOSPITAL WORKERS, PROFESSIONAL CARETAKERS & LOCAL RESTAURANT...

Apparel Company Launches in Phoenix

A new clothing company, that also brings more awareness on the importance of conservation, recently launched in the Valley. Justin Renninger and Jason Ingersoll...

“VOTEsmART” CAMPAIGN OFFERS UNBIASED INFO TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE VOTERS

PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 25, 2018):  VotesmART,an Arizona Citizens for the Arts (AzCA) campaign to educate and engage voters and candidates about arts and culture issues...

Arizona Voters Overwhelming Support Increased Funding for Teachers and Students

For the third consecutive year, a majority of Arizona voters surveyed believe education is the top issue facing our state today. In fact, education...

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill Now Open at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Prepare your taste buds for a new adventure! Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill has opened at Desert Ridge Marketplace.Focused on made-from-scratch cuisine with a...

FREE Movies in The Courtyard at Barnes and Noble Courtyard

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Enjoy Movies in The Courtyard year-round at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Enjoy new-release films on the big-screen!  Check...

Boy Scout Collects Record Amount of Water for United Food Bank

    When seventeen-year-old Boy Scout Chandler Kleese of Mesa launched his Eagle Scout Project in mid-August to collect water for United Food Bank and the...

Madison School District Invites Families to REACH Open House

Sneak peek of REACH classes and opportunities for highly gifted children   WHAT:          Madison School District is hosting an informal evening to give parents of highly...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Donates Diapers, Formula...

Photos:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zonbru2poilzly1/AABzLusPUJ5zW_MOwyEkLSQ6a?dl=0 (PHOENIX – May 1, 2020) – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Phoenix East Stake, has donated hundreds of cases of diapers, baby...

Athlete’s Foot: Not Just For Athletes – Why It’s Important to...

  (PHOENIX)– As kids return to school it’s not unusual for dermatologists to see an increase in athlete’s foot-and it not just athletes who get it. People of...
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The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation Grants $665,000 to Girl Scouts—Arizona...

 (PHOENIX – Feb. 18, 2021) – This year, more than 6,500 Girl Scouts across central and northern Arizona are practicing their entrepreneurial skills by participating...

Facebook Offers Free Event for Small Business Owners July 9 and...

In November of last year, Facebook announced the launch of a new program to invest in small businesses across the country. The program, Community Boost,...

Three Teenagers Arrested After Allegedly Starting Brush Fire

Phoenix firefighters say three teenagers were taken into custody after using fireworks that allegedly ignited a 2nd alarm brush fire in North Phoenix. According to...

Valley teen gymnast in remission after battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma hosting...

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Ericka Steinberg, a member of the Impact Gymnastics’ family in Phoenix, and a childhood cancer survivor, has chosen to Step...

Madison Traditional Academy Earns 2019 PBISaz Achievement Award

Madison Traditional Academy (MTA) in the Madison Elementary Schools District recently earned a 2019 Silver PBISaz Achievement Award, which recognizes schools for successful implementation...

Catholic Charities Names 4 New Board Members

 PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug. 3, 2018): Four new board members have been elected to the Catholic Charities Community Services Board of Directors. The new board members...

Growth at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort & Casino Creates Hiring Demand

(MARICOPA, Ariz. – Feb. 7, 2020) – More than 100 job opportunities are available at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort & Casino as a result of the...

Dunkin’ Iced Coffee Day to Benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital on May...

0.50 of Every Iced Coffee Sold at Participating Phoenix Dunkin’ Restaurants to Benefit Local Children Phoenix, AZ (May) – Dunkin’ invites Phoenicians to enjoy an Iced Coffee...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development Presents 2017 Golden Prospector Awards

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has presented 10 Golden Prospector Awards and seven Golden Prospector Awards of Merit recognizing excellence, innovation and...

ASU Prep Digital Helps Schools to Reduce Student Learning Loss Due...

After powering through a year or more of remote and hybrid learning due to COVID, a significant share of traditional school districts are returning...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Lovitt and Touché Inversion Award

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that the organization received a 2020 Lovitt & Touché (L&T)...

Marketing on a Budget

You want your marketing activities to benefit your business's bottom line, and staying within budget is a key element. Here are a few tactics...

Family Owned Business Pioneer Title Agency Opens in Snowflake

(Snowflake, Ariz. – August 14, 2018) – Pioneer Title Agency has announced the opening of its first branch in Snowflake, which is located at...

Esperança Shipment Day: Staff Pack/Load Medical Supplies for Distribution in Nicaragua

Twice a year, Esperança sends shipment containers filled with donated medical supplies and equipment to its trusted partner in Nicaragua, where they will be...

Mission of Mercy Arizona Names Paula Carvalho Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Mission of Mercy is pleased to announce Paula Carvalho has been named Executive Director for Mission of Mercy Arizona,...

Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole with The Madison Education...

Madison Education Foundation Raises Funds for 6,000 Local School Children Through Inaugural Wonderland-Themed Gala The Madison Education Foundation will host their first ever Imagination Gala this...

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...

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix to Hire 500 for 2019 Season

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix is now hiring 500 seasonal positions in preparation for its opening March 16, 2019. The park is looking for...

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....

StarshineAZ Celebrates World Entrepreneurs’ Day with Book Signing Event

StarshineAZ, a West Valley collaborative community for small business-owners is hosting a special event to commemorate World Entrepreneurs’ Day, Aug. 21, and the launch...
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Year Up Arizona Announces Enrollment is Open for January 2018 Class

Year Up Arizona is pleased to announce enrollment for the January 2018 class is now open.  The program is geared towards low-income young adults (ages 18-24, without...
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MY TURN: We Continue to Serve

In Tempe, we have so many examples of veterans giving back to our community to enrich our quality of life. Joe Spracale is one...

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...

Lori Baker Launches Connect and Nourish to Help Arizonans Get Healthy...

Did you know one in five Americans have a diagnosable mental health condition? And approximately 70 percent of the population is obese or overweight?...

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...
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One Year Into the Phoenix Transportation 2050 Plan

It has been a full year since the City of Phoenix put in place the Transportation 2050 plan, that has been aimed to improve...

#AXOSMASH Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament

On Friday, March 29 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Phoenix tech companies will face off in a fun, double-elimination #AXOSMASH Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament,...

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,...

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona Announces New Board Members

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona is pleased to announce Andrew Yocopis and Maggie Blackwell have joined the nonprofit’s board of directors.   Andrew...
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