APRIL 30, 2014

Community Briefs

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Scottsdale Parks & Recreation - Summer 2014 Brochure
Resident registration open at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30.
Non-resident open at 6 a.m. Thursday, May 1.
Afterschool Programs, Aquatics Sessions 3, 4 and August lesson registration have alternate dates.
See brochure registration information for details.

Chapter2 Monthly Book Sale
Friday, May 2, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 4, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Pocket Paperbacks: $.50, Trade Paperbacks, Hardcovers: $1
Location: On the tables and black carts outside Chapter 2 Books.
Help support the Desert Foothills Library with Fry's Foods Community Rewards Program. Stop by Chapter 2 Books or visit www.FrysCommunityRewards.com.
Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek. 480-488-2777 or Chapter2BooksAZ.com.

Help seniors “Beat the Heat” by donating summer-safe items
The Via Linda and Granite Reef senior centers provide “Beat the Heat” care packages each June for isolated, frail and homebound seniors. Items needed:
• new reusable water bottles
• nutritional supplement drinks (Ensure/Bounce regular and no sugar, Gatorade)
• bottled water
• small healthy snack items (pretzels, raisins, protein bars)
• unused personal hygiene items
• stamps
• grocery store gift cards for a minimum of $35
Drop off donations at the Via Linda Senior Center, 10440 E. Via Linda, by Friday, June 6.

Scottsdale captures 32nd consecutive “Tree City USA” award  
Scottsdale captured a “Tree City USA” designation for the 32nd consecutive year. The Arbor Day Foundation sponsors Tree City USA, a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America. Communities achieve Tree City USA status by meeting four core standards that include: maintaining a tree board or department, having a community tree ordinance, spending at least $2 per capita on urban forestry and celebrating Arbor Day.

“Neighbors Helping Neighbors” fundraiser to support Honor Flight Arizona
Where: Twisted Lizard Tavern & Grill, 10401 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255. 480-538-0211.
When: Thursday, May 8, 5 – 9 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase at the door or at nhnaz.com
Why: The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s WWII Veterans for all their sacrifices. Visit www.honorflightaz.org.

Paradise Republican Women's Club
General Meeting on May 10 at 10:30 a.m. Gainey Ranch Golf Club, Scottsdale.
Lunch Reservations: Linda Brickman 602 / 330-9422 luvbug1611@cox.net.
Program: Az. State Attorney General Tom Horne; Gubernatorial candidate John Molina, AZ Corporate Commissioner Vernon Parker; candidates for LD 28 State Senate and State House. Visit www.prwc.org.

Career opportunities
Thursday, May 15 "Job Search in the 21st Century"
9 a.m. – Noon (Open Networking begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Hiring Companies: Yodle, Pridestaff, Education Management Corporation
Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.