Celebrate National Pizza Day at Pomo — Support Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Pomo’s Rimini and Napoletana pizzas 

As a tribute to America’s favorite food, Pomo Pizzeria is offering discounts on its signature margherita pizza, in honor of National Pizza Day, Saturday, Feb. 9. Plus, guests can feel even better knowing that their money is going to help a good cause.

On National Pizza Day, Pomo Pizzeria will offer guests a Margherita pizza, for only $10 (usually $14). They can choose between the Napoletana or Rimini pizza style.  Plus, $1 from every margherita pizza order will benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. This deal is valid at all Pomo Pizzeria locations.

Phoenix’s Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Phoenix Children’s provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona throughout the Southwest.

Pomo Pizzeria has locations in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Gilbert. The signature style of Pomo Pizzeria is to create an unparalleled pizza experience that combines authentic flavors with techniques handed down over generations. The ingredients and process let diners discover Neapolitan pizzas in the true tradition that goes back hundreds of years and thousands of miles to Napoli, Italy. For more information, visit www.pomorestaurantgroup.com.

Walkathon & Carnival To Support Brain Tumor Research

SSBTR_logoDid you know that brain tumors have now become the number one cause of cancer deaths among teenagers? Were you aware that nearly three-quarters of a million people are currently fighting their brain tumors in the United States alone? Tiffany Miller, vice president of the Shadow Mountain High School Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Club, and the organization, wants to help educate the public.

SSBTR is a non-profit organization that helps raise money for brain tumor research in order to find a cure. All of the money raised is distributed to the Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the National Brain Tumor Society, TGen and Steele Children’s Research Center in Tucson. Brain tumors are the number one cause of solid tumor cancer deaths in children through high school age. The organization’s mission is to provide education and leadership development of youth, furnish a platform for them to play a principle role in effecting positive changes in their communities, promote awareness of how common brain tumors are as one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among their peers and act as an outreach to support individuals and their families.

Join Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research and 3,000 of their closest friends and family members Saturday, February 28, at Saguaro High School from 12-3pm for its 14th annual walkathon and carnival as they raise funds to find a cure.

Enjoy live bands, games, a rock wall, bounce houses, a photo booth, giant selection of silent auction items, numerous choices of free food, guest celebrities, and much more for all ages. All money raised to is support cutting edge brain tumor research to stop this dreaded killer. Register at http://www.ssbtr.org or call 888.772.8729.

Don’t Miss McDowell Mountain Music Festival!

Enjoy great music and give back to the community at the ninth annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival at The Compound Grill on April 13-15. The family- friendly three-day festival with top acts from across the country is a non-profit affair, benefiting Ear Candy and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Silent auction/raffle, marketplace, drum circle, acoustic stage, Kid’s Zone and more. The Compound Grill is located at 7000 East Mayo Boulevard. For tickets and the latest music line-up, visit www.mmmf.net.

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