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Take me out to the ball games, the concert and the beer festivals happening at Kino Sports Complex in September and October.
This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.
This year's Architecture Week 2014, September 27 to October 5, promises a week of activities that combine great architecture with family activities, hike and bike tours, a celebration of Tucson's new Streetcar, and an 'edible' home tour.
The team members at Whole Foods Market are part of our community and they are passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to their shoppers and neighbors. Each store donates food to area food banks and shelters. Then several times a year, their stores also hold community giving days (otherwise known as “5% Days”) where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to one chosen local nonprofit or educational organization.
The Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge has shaken up the summers in Tucson for three years, bringing the region’s cultural garden to modern day tastes buds. The culinary event brings up to 50 chefs and restaurants preparing unique salsa recipes and mixologists creating innovative tequila-based drinks along with sweet and savory menu pairings. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Southern Arizona and SAACA’s arts therapy and education programs.
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.
I am often asked how I find time to volunteer in addition to working full-time and caring for three young sons.
Southern Arizona residents participated in the National Association of Letter Carriers 22nd Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on May 10. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona received 236,963 pounds of food. Thanks to Food City Supermarkets, the food bank was also able to recycle 61,700 paper and plastic bags that held the food donations.
Did you know that 17 percent (2010) of Pima County residents are unable to provide enough food to feed the household?
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona(CFBSA) will receive a $20,000 grant from The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF) on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The donation is part of a three-year, $1,000,000 grant from DDBRCF to the Feeding America partner food banks across the United States. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is the local recipient. The funds will be used to support critical child hunger initiatives nationwide. The grant will help 1 in 4 children, who are at risk for hunger, in Arizona through the BackPack Program.
The Marana Community Food Bank has announced the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board. John Procaccino was elected to the board on April 9.
The Marana Community Food Bank has announced the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board. Mr. John Procaccino was elected to the Advisory Board at the April 9, 2014 meeting.
Spring Fling is returning to the UA Mall, where it all began 40 years ago.
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.
The 22nd Annual Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive and the Community Food Bank need volunteers on Saturday, May 10, to collect donate food. This is Southern Arizona’s largest single day food drive.
We are pleased to announce our new name, Impact of Southern Arizona. Why are we changing our name? Great question. We are growing, thanks to our many supporters and community partners, and we have expanded our facilities, staff and volunteers, allowing us to meet the needs of more families and to impact even more lives.
Food items are piled onto shelves and willing hands pack numerous bags of food at the Marana Community Food Bank, as the facility has become busier than ever with the holidays just around the corner. The food bank’s 130 volunteers and small staff are continually unloading, assembling and distributing food on a daily basis.
During Hunger Action Month, a group of architecture-loving teams will call attention to the region’s hunger problem one food can at a time at the Park Place mall, Park Place, 5870 E. Broadway.
During the annual awards breakfast, the Marana Chamber of Commerce took time to honor longtime members and recognized small, mid-size and large businesses in the area.