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Oro Valley Police Chief Daniel Sharp discusses community policing with Sun City resident in 2013.
Over the weekend, the communities of Tucson, Marana and Oro Valley came together to remember, reflect and honor the victims of the January 8 shooting. From vigils, to Safeway unveiling a memorial where the shooting occured, thousands turned out at various events. First responders to the tragedy were honored. Heroes from the horrific day were recognized, and activities were centered around healing. The weekend was capped off with the University of Arizona candlelight vigil, where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led the Pledge, and candles were lit for all 19 victims.
The walls of Fountains at La Cholla are covered with art.
Everyone should “know their numbers” to ensure optimal health. Beginning this Saturday, Northwest Healthcare will host a series of FREE Cholesterol Screenings, open to the public, by appointment only.
The Y is so much more than a gym. For 100 years, the YMCA of Southern Arizona has been committed to changing lives by providing a community that is not only focused on fitness, but also on strengthening our Tucson community, living a healthier life, and spending time together as a family. Whatever reasons, Y members have for joining, they find the motivation and guidance needed to reach their fitness goals and nurture their well-being.
(NAPSI)—What do 500,000 students at 900 schools across the U.S. have in common?
Students at schools across the country have helped bolster recycling rates by holding school-wide raffles, creating dedicated recycling hubs and more. (NAPS)
On Saturday morning over 30 employees from Coca Cola and their families volunteered at DeGrazia Elementary School to help paint a pair of modular classrooms.
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Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA)
(NAPSI)—Warm weather is here and that means youth sports teams, nonprofits, schools, church groups and other community causes are raising money for the season. Through the Schwan’s Cares™ fundraising network, these groups have discovered a convenient way to earn funds.
Food for thought: By getting food delivered, you may help deliver needed funds to your school, team, church or other charity. (NAPS)
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Doug Harpold, left, Jan Trudeau, and Richard Esparza were honored by the Catalina Mountin Elks Lodge.
The Oro Valley Community Foundation.
Bob Blaiz volunteers at the Marana Community Food Bank (MCFB) by putting food in bags. The food bank serves the Twin Peaks, Rillito, Cortaro and Marana area.
The Marana Community Food Bank is a year-round donation drop-off center. Only nonperishable items are accepted.