MARCH 6, 2013

9th Annual Taste of the Foothills Celebration and Cash & Caring Raffle

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taste of the foothillsWho: The Foothills Caring Corps.

When: 5 – 8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013.

Where: el Pedregal, 34505 N.Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

Admission: $20 per person. Or, free admission for two adults, with purchase of a Cash & Caring raffle ticket.

What: Food and wine tasting, live music, live and silent auctions to benefit the non-profit Foothills Caring Corps.

Cash & Caring Raffle: Tickets are on sale now and will be available at the event. Tickets may be purchase for $100 each, three for $250, and eight for $500. Three winners will be awarded cash prizes.

Information: Call 480-488-1105 or visit

Ice Age rock art of mammoths on Colorado Plateau

ekkehart malotkiWell-known rock art expert and ethnolinguist Dr. Ekkehart Malotki, will discuss claims for Ice Age rock art in North America at the regular meeting of the Desert Foothills Chapter (DFC) of the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) on March 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, 6502 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, Arizona.

The title of his presentation is, Ice Age Art in North America: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. There is no charge for this lecture and all are welcome to attend. Please contact President Glenda Simmons at for more information or visit the AAS website at

Courtesy Photo: Ekkehart Malotki in France next to an exibit painting of a mammoth

MARCH 6, 2013

Scottsdale Civil War Round Table

The Battle of Brandy Station: The Beginning of the End of the War by Clark "Bud" Hall

clark bud hallTues. March 19 at 6:40 p.m.
Civic Center Library (Auditorium)
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale
Everyone is welcome
No admission charge

Bud Hall is Senior Managing Director for The Fairfax Group, a global security and investigative firm specializing in conducting complex internal inquiries for multinational companies, major law firms and sovereign governments.

He previously served as Global Security Director for General Electric while managing a large-budget security program. In this capacity, Mr. Hall chaired the Security Council, served as Crisis Management Leader, and Business Compliance Officer. In addition, he has served as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State on global investigative matters.

Mr. Hall is a decorated Marine combat veteran, who served in Viet Nam as a tactical commander and resides in Middleburg, Va.