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Be a part of the 10th Annual Oro Valley Holiday Parade. Now is the time to show support for the town that you love. Everyone is invited to either be a participant or a spectator. It is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13, at 9:30 a.m. and will last 90 minutes. This year’s parade will be celebrating the Community of Oro Valley.
Be a part of the 10th Annual Oro Valley Holiday Parade. Now is the time to show support for the town that you love! Everyone is invited to either be a participant or a spectator. It is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13, at 9:30 a.m. and will last 90 minutes. This year’s parade will be celebrating the Community of Oro Valley.
Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
Thursday, Oct. 16
Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.
IMPACT of Southern Arizona, in partnership with the Pima County Small Business Commission, is hosting a Business Resource Fair to learn about local businesses and services on Saturday, October 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coronado K-8 school. Similar to their Youth Day held each spring, the family-friendly event will include informational booths, food, music, and inflatables for the kids. Drop by and discover the business services available just outside your back door. The Pima County Small Business Commission will hold their monthly meeting at the school, prior to the fair from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend the meeting and meet the members.
Applications are now available.
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 expressed its appreciation to local firefighters for the valuable service they provide to the community on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Members of the lodge prepared and delivered turkey dinners with all the trimmings to eight fire stations in the Golder Ranch Fire District and two in the Mountain Vista Fire District. These dedicated men and women provide service to Catalina, Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and southern Pinal County.
The latest National Weather Service Forecast indicates that rain will continue through the day. To help assist a safe and orderly commute, Pima County will release personnel on a staggered schedule, beginning at 3:15 p.m. today. Offices will remain open for normal business hours. Essential personnel have been asked to remain until the close of business. Other employees have been asked to adhere to the following schedule:
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
The Pima County Small Business Commission has selected The Planning Center and the Golden Goose Thrift Shop to receive its 2014 Small Business of the Year Awards.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
IMPACT of Southern Arizona, formerly Catalina Community Services, is a beneficiary of El Tour de Tucson again this year. Here’s a great opportunity to support IMPACT of Southern Ari- zona and help raise funds. Are you planning on riding in El Tour de Tucson this year? Have a friend or family member who is? Riders can collect pledges, family and friends can sponsor a rider, or you can become a corporate sponsor.
Approximately 100 people attended the annual Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Flag Day ceremony in SaddleBrooke on June 12.
Do you have a story inside you? Do you sketch or doodle? Do you like comics or anime?
A steering committee made up of members of Pio Decimo Center, Impact of Southern Arizona, and Amphitheater Public Schools is bringing the Bridges out of Poverty initiative to Southern Arizona as an effective catalyst for reducing poverty. Based on the research of Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., and Philip E. DeVol, it has been utilized in over 70 communities around the country who have seen evidence of its effectiveness in decreased unemployment and homelessness, increased income, pursuit of post-secondary education, and increased sense of empowerment.
Whether it’s for driving around on a golf course or for getting to the recreation center in a timely and inexpensive manner, Golf Cars of Arizona, provides a wide variety of vehicles to the Tucson area.
We’re different from a clothing store! We’re a community clothing bank, serving area individuals and families in need. As a program of IMPACT of Southern Arizona (formerly Catalina Community Services), our customers qualify based on their income and needs.
Doug Harpold, was named Citizen of the Year by the Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge. Harpold, funeral home director and manager of Vistoso Funeral Home in Oro Valley, earned this award for his visibility in the community as a local business owner. He is a member of the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce, Marana Chamber of Commerce, and an officer at Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge.
April 9 is Arizona Gives Day, a day for all Arizonans to come together to show support for nonprofits across the state and in our community. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the Arizona Grantmakers Forum. From 12 am to 11:59 pm, donors will go online, connect with causes they care about and make a tax-deductible donation.