JANUARY 22, 2014

4 womenLocal organization to hold luncheon and tea with artists

Carefree P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization) Chapter FG will be hosting “Cowgirls, Chamomile & Creations,” a luncheon and tea where guests will meet six talented artists and view their works.

JANUARY 22, 2014

Volunteer training opportunities with Desert Foothills Land Trust

NORTH VALLEY – Americans dedicated 7.9 billion hours of volunteer service in 2012!  Like most nonprofits, Desert Foothills Land Trust relies on the time and talent of volunteers who support the land conservation work of the organization. Volunteers are truly protecting the land they love in their community. 

JANUARY 22, 2014

Application process open for premier public safety teen academy

More than 40 teens gain life skills while learning about future careers in law enforcement and fire services June 2-6 at the Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy. This is the seventh year that Scottsdale Police and Fire departments offer a total public safety experience, which includes exposure to both police and fire training. 

JANUARY 22, 2014

Outdoor recreationists are reminded to avoid bald eagle closure areas during breeding season

Help protect important eagle breeding areas

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department asks outdoor recreationists to help protect important eagle breeding areas by honoring the closure of 23 areas across the state. Various land and wildlife management agencies close the breeding areas for part of the year, beginning in December, to protect the state’s 55 breeding pairs of bald eagles. Some of the closure areas are located near popular recreation sites

JANUARY 22, 2014

FAFSA February sets up Arizona students to score the most aid

College bound students have access to over $150 billion in financial aid!

PHOENIX – College bound students are faced each year with rising tuition and higher expenses as they pursue their higher education dreams. For students and families of all financial situations, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) remains the most critical first step in applying for any type of financial assistance, yet many students do not complete this important form or turn it in too late, missing out on available aid.

JANUARY 22, 2014

Get a jump on the competition and take landscaping to the next level!

Join the next session of Smartscape classes for landscape professionals and receive expert instruction on how to save your clients water, money, and time.

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, is excited to announce that registration for the Spring 2014 Smartscape series is now open! Class starts February 11, runs Tuesday and Thursdays till March 6 and registration closes January 30!


Tips for finding the right school for your child

If you’d like to send your child to a different school next year, now’s the time to start the process of researching your options.

As Arizona prepares to commemorate National School Choice Week (Jan. 26 – Feb. 1) at 200 events across the state, many parents will begin evaluating the educational opportunities available for their children.

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