JULY 3, 2013

Biographer of Fred Harvey, founder of first U.S. restaurant and hotel chain, speaks at Heard Museum

stephan friedStephen Fried, author of ‘Appetite for America,’ to lecture Aug. 8

PHOENIX – The Heard Museum’s Books & More presents an appearance by Stephen Fried, author of the biography, Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West – One Meal at a Time (now a Bantam paperback), in a lecture at noon Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in the museum’s Steele Auditorium, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix.

JULY 3, 2013

McDowell Sonoran Preserve to close early July 4

Fire danger prompts restrictions and increased patrols

Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, to reduce the threat of wild fires during the Independence Day holiday.

JULY 3, 2013

American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter

Seeking AmeriCorps members

PHOENIX – The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter is accepting applications for AmeriCorps National Preparedness and Response Corps members, with a focus on disaster preparedness, response and recovery, community outreach and volunteer support.

JULY 3, 2013

Third Annual GoGreen Conference in Arizona announced for Dec. 3

Call for proposals open to regional community

PHOENIX – The 3rd annual GoGreen Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., is a one-day, sustainability learning experience featuring tactical workshops, collaborative peer-to-peer learning opportunities, solutions-centered deep dives into pervasive regional issues, and a showcase of leadership across the public, private, nonprofit and academic sectors.

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