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Local youth finishes triathlon in top 10

Local youth finishes triathlon in top 10

A triathlete taking sixth in the nation is a big deal. But when that triathlete is only 9 years old, it is a huge deal! That is what North..

Vocational programs have come a long way

Vocational programs have come a long way

What used to be referred to as vocational education has come a long way. Phoenix Union High School District has 29 programs as varied as..

Hallman-Quenneville joins nonprofit as exec director

Hallman-Quenneville joins nonprofit as exec director

Cindy Hallman-Quenneville has been named the new executive director for Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. Hallman-Quenneville will help..

Volunteers needed to share elder rights

Volunteers needed to share elder rights

The Ombudsman program of Area Agency on Aging, Region One, Inc. is looking for caring individuals to visit assisted living homes in order..

Seniors can learn to set healthy boundaries

Seniors can learn to set healthy boundaries

Duets hosts “The Art of Setting Healthy Boundaries” workshop 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Duet offices, 555 W. Glendale..

Ice cream and magic for grandfamilies

Ice cream and magic for grandfamilies

Duet is gearing up for National Grandparents’ Day by hosting a cool indoor event to escape the heat. Grandparents and their grandchildren..

Goldman returns to roots for new biz

Goldman returns to roots for new biz

Central Phoenix native and licensed aesthetician Jill Goldman has selected her home turf to launch her new business venture, Wax Appeal, a..

Two fun events for families at Sunrays

Two fun events for families at Sunrays

Families can play together or apart this month at the Arizona Sunrays Center, 3110 E. Thunderbird Road. Parents who want to enjoy a date..

Beer dinners at Federal Pizza offer local crafters

Beer dinners at Federal Pizza offer local crafters

Sip and savor a beer-paired, four-course dinner featuring some of the finest local breweries this fall at Federal Pizza, 5210 N. Central..

Kids can enjoy yoga, surfing in San Diego

Kids can enjoy yoga, surfing in San Diego

Dancing Sun Yoga Studio, a Central Phoenix-based yoga company specializing in after-school yoga programs for kids, is planning an end of..

Flip Dunk hosts ‘extravaganza’ day

Flip Dunk hosts ‘extravaganza’ day

Stop by Flip Dunk Sports from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, to enjoy the Full Force Gymnastics Extravaganza, featuring Full Force..

Volunteer tutors sought for programs

Volunteer tutors sought for programs

It’s back to school time for children and also for some Phoenix adults, who are donating their time to make a significant impact on early..

Ecumenical classes begin at Faith Lutheran

Ecumenical classes begin at Faith Lutheran

A discussion about unused and underutilized space at a central Phoenix church led to the idea of offering classes to the community in a..

Foley named GM of Biltmore resort

Foley named GM of Biltmore resort

Sheila Foley has been appointed to the position of general manager of the 740-guestroom, iconic Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort...

Exercise program geared toward kids

Exercise program geared toward kids

Kinesis Konnection isn’t just about adults looking to get into shape and discover a healthier way of life. The trainers want to share..

Vendors sought for Swap Meet

If you are a crafter with holiday items ready to sell, or just a collector of knick-knacks who needs to make some room for more items by..

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education hosts its monthly “Down Dogs for Paws” yoga class 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. This is a..

Two local girls named T.W. Lewis Scholars

Two local girls named T.W. Lewis Scholars

The class of 2014 T.W. Lewis Scholars who will attend Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University this fall includes Crystal..

Tovrea society seeks volunteer docents

Tovrea society seeks volunteer docents

Tovrea Carraro Society is recruiting individuals interested in joining its docent volunteer program. Docents lead public tours at Tovrea..

City seeks input on transportation future

City seeks input on transportation future

The city of Phoenix has kicked off a public involvement process to get residents’ thoughts and opinions on transportation issues. The..

Teacher grants offered for school supplies

Teacher grants offered for school supplies

The Kids In Need Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to economically disadvantaged..

Toiletries provided to needy families

Toiletries provided to needy families

Family-to-Family, Inc. a nonprofit poverty relief organization, is bringing “Shower To The People” to the Boys & Girls Clubs of..

Celebrate the history of The Beatles

Celebrate the history of The Beatles

Phoenix Public Library presents “The Beatles–a Musical Revolution” during the month of September. Join professional musician Dulais..

Colonnade Apartments under new ownership

Colonnade Apartments under new ownership

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona’s Multifamily Advisory Group recently negotiated the $25.5 million sale of The Colonnade Apartments, a..

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