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Doing good works—as in volunteering for a charitable cause—is good for you, according to a growing body of research. Those who volunteer their time and energy for any type of philanthropic activities enjoy better physical and mental health. Studies show that people who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life compared to those who don’t volunteer.
This is the beginning of another busy year for American Legion Tucson Mountains Post 102, with a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. All eligible veterans are encouraged to come and get acquainted.
(NAPSI)—From giant rolling hot dogs to a 65-foot-long “backyard barbecue grill,” huge mobile marketing exhibits are bringing their messages—and, sometimes, tastes—to millions of consumers who might otherwise be focused on much smaller mobile devices. In fact, these rolling marketing exhibits have become so effective that at least one vehicle components manufacturer has joined the parade to communicate the importance of car care.
The Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual awards banquet on Aug. 8, honoring local businesses and residents for continued contributions to making the community better.
As the election for Mayor and three Council seats draws near, it’s time we, as Oro Valley residents, open our eyes. Let’s take a look to see what the four incumbents have done as a council and as individuals.
ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke on June 12.
Flag escorts include Peggy Nelson, left, Bruce Nelson, American Legion Post 132 1st Vice Commander Steve Asp, Sons of the American Revolution (Al Neimeyer, Lance Dickinson), Buffalo Soldiers (Reg. Sgt. Maj. Aaron Plump, Reg. Sgt. Maj. William McCurtis).
The Southern Arizona VA Hospital could be the next beneficiary of a Fisher House – a facility that allows free stay for family members of veterans receiving treatment.
It is time to roll out those lazy, hazy days of summer. It is a time when our thoughts drift to family barbeques, vacations, and lots of fun and relaxation. As for many transplants to our sunny Tucson, it is also a time when many of them return to their former homes to wait out the summer heat in cooler climates.
Members of American Legion Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132 understand the sacrifice members of our armed forces have made to preserve the freedom enjoyed by all Americans. To honor our fallen heroes, auxiliary members will wear a red “remembrance” poppy as a sign of their appreciation on Memorial Day weekend.
The flag-folding ceremony represents the same religious principles on which our great country was originally founded.
An Evening of Magic, sponsored by the American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 will be hosting a special magic show on Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m.
You may have heard about the Market on The Move in Tucson and wondered what it's all about.
Governor Jan Brewer has appointed two new members to the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR).
American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 and its Auxiliary Unit have received a prestigious Family Program Award from the U. S. National Guard for its strong support of Guard members and families as well as veterans in general. The Post and Auxiliary Unit were selected from submittals throughout the United States. It is the first time an Arizona Community Partner has received this award.
The American Legion Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132, in partnership with other organizations across our great nation, is a sponsor of wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves nationwide during the Wreaths Across America 2013 National Remembrance Ceremony to take place Dec. 14.
The American Legion Auxiliary Oro Valley Unit 132.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today sharply criticized House leaders for failing to move forward with an appropriations bill for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development.
Splendido’s former Outreach Chair Julia Zahn, at left, Splendido’s Ambassador Committee Chair Jane Aslaksen, President of Oro Valley American Legion Auxillary and Onida Davis and American Legion Oro Valley Post #132 Commander, Ed Davis.
Members of the “Legion Riders”hold american flags around the gravesite where Granite Mountain Hotshot William Warneke was buried.
On June 14, the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and SaddleBrooke HOA #1 hosted an annual Flag Day ceremony.