North Valley Arts Academies To Host PHX Fine Arts Fest May 18


The North Valley Arts Academies (NVAA) will host a PHX Fine Arts Fest Friday, May 18, from 4–8pm at Shadow Mountain High School. The festival is planned and led by student artists from the three NVAA schools — Desert Cove Elementary School, Shea Middle School and Shadow Mountain High School — and includes artwork and […]

Cave Creek Unified Superintendent’s Student Cadre Holds Blanket Drive


The Cactus Shadows High School (CSHS) Superintendent’s Student Cadre meets monthly with Superintendent Debbi Burdick and is no stranger to service projects. For two years in a row, the students have conducted a sock drive for homeless senior citizens who frequent the Justa Center in Phoenix. A Cadre member makes the flyer and monitors collection […]

Area Allstate Agency Owners & Professionals Earn $21,000 Grant For New Life Center


Twenty-one Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and licensed sales professionals from Arizona came together to secure a $21,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit New Life Center. The grant will support New Life Center’s mission to provide high-quality programs that demonstrate respect for the individual and a serene environment in which families can heal and […]

Foothills Academy Middle School To Hold Information Session


Foothills Academy Middle School will hold an information session Wednesday, April 5, at 5:30pm in the multipurpose room. Area sixth and seventh grade students and their parents are invited to attend the event in order to learn more about the school’s programs next year and beyond. Foothills Academy Middle School is located at 7191 East […]

Northeast Valley Teens Strike Gold With Girl Scouts


The Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council announced that seven Northeast Valley teens have been honored with the highest award in Girl Scouting: The Gold Award. According to Tamara Woodbury, CEO of Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, 2016 is extra-special as the Girl Scouts are celebrating the milestone 100th Anniversary of the Gold Award. […]

Luci’s Healthy Marketplace Owners Launch New Concept


The Orchard PHX set to debut this month North Central Phoenix is about to get an exciting new addition to the dining scene. The Orchard PHX opens this month. The two-acre venue is located at 7100 North 12th Street in Phoenix, between Northern and Glendale Avenues. The property was an old citrus farm in the […]

Foothills Animal Rescue To Break Ground At New Brynne Smith Memorial Campus April 19


In order to provide even more abandoned dogs and cats with comfortable housing, personalized attention and the potential to find forever homes, Foothills Animal Rescue will break ground on its new, animal-friendly Brynne Smith Memorial Campus on April 19. The state-of-the-art facility, funded through a generous designated grant from the Smith Family through Arizona Community […]

2016 Arizona Presidential Preference Election Public Meetings To Be Held


Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will hold three public meetings to listen to voters describe their experience as a part of her review of the frustrations related to the 2016 Presidential Preference Election.  Upcoming meetings in Phoenix and Gilbert include: Monday, April 11 Cartwright School District Building 3637 North 55th Avenue, Phoenix, 85031 5:30-7pm […]

Malloween At Desert Ridge Offers Family-Friendly Trick-or-Treat


Pint-sized witches, ghosts and pumpkins are invited to head out to Desert Ridge Marketplace for its “Malloween” event. The event offers Valley families a fun and safe alternative to traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating. The event provides a not-so-spooky, little-bit-kooky Halloween experience, especially for younger trick-or-treaters. With store-to-store trick-or-treating, Halloween music and plenty of prizes, along with […]

Master Ceramic Artists And Exhibit At PVCC


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) will welcome nearly 30 Master Ceramic Artists from China for an exclusive, one-night exhibition of their work. PVCC Fine and Performing Arts Division|Ceramics Program is presenting the exhibit Friday, September 18, from 6-9pm. The artists will be on hand to meet the public and discuss their work, in a remarkable cultural […]