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At the risk of sounding like my grandfather, I have to say that I have genuine concerns about the next generation. I’m worried about the impact of constant connectivity on impressionable young minds.
Seminar attendees will learn the basics of using Facebook to stay more closely connected with the people you care about. There is no cost for attending the seminar, and attendees are encouraged to bring friends. All participants must RSVP to Splendido to reserve their seats. RSVP by Sunday, May 25, by calling 762.4091.
Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? Take the time to share this experience with your own grandchildren. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? Take the time to share this experience with your own grandchildren. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
Seminar attendees will learn the basics of using Facebook to stay more closely connected with the people you care about. The information will be presented clearly, with visual guides, and questions are encouraged during the presentation. There is no cost for attending the seminar, and attendees are encouraged to bring friends. All participants must RSVP to Splendido to reserve their seats. RSVP by calling 878-2612.
If you’re not using Facebook yet to stay in touch with your family and friends, chances are good you will be soon. In fact, research has shown that older adults comprise the fastest-growing category of new users on social networking sites such as Facebook. The AARP Facebook page alone has more than 20,000 followers. If you would like to learn more about Facebook, how it works and what it offers, make plans to attend an upcoming free Facebook Social Connections seminar hosted at Splendido on Feb. 27, at 11 a.m.
Rebecca Thompson wants to melt people’s hearts with her artwork.
Al Petrillo/Special to The Explorer, Rebecca Thompson explains the creative process behind her sculpture to Miraval guests as part of the resort’s Artist in Residence program.
Looking for a job is "one of the worst things you go through in life," according to Roger Forrester, "and it gets tougher as you get older."
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Nancy Toy, a volunteer for the Mature Worker Connection, talks with Cathy Haldiman during the Mature Worker Connection open house last week. Visitors had the opportunity to meet employment and training service providers.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Cat Strong, with the Oro Valley Public Library, goes over some of the job-searching tools offered at the library with Ann Edge Lipscomb during the Oro Valley Mature Worker Connection open house last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Oracle resident Cathy Haldiman makes her way from table to table picking up information during the Oro Valley Mature Worker Connection open house last week at the Sun City Vistoso administration office. The goal of the open house was to make people aware of available jobs, networks, applications, skills improvement and more
In a classroom in Tucson, young mothers all gathered together, taking a moment to relax while their babies played on the floor with employees from Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services.
Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
Aging and volunteering can go together, according to Oro Valley Councilman Lou Waters, who hosted a Council on Your Corner event last week.
April 6, 2005 - The Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce named AAA Landscape Large Business of the Year at the Pinnacle Awards Banquet April 5. The chamber honored AAA Landscape with the Pinnacle Award during the awards banquet at Omni Tucson National Resort. The award recognized large businesses with 50 and more employees that have made significant contributions to Northern Pima County by providing outstanding leadership and community involvement.
Conner Lutz, 18, was late for baseball practice at Canyon del Oro High School on May 7. He's been late two times each week for most of the season, he said, adding, "Coach is alright with it because I do this."
The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announces today the opening of its first store in Tucson, Ariz. Located at 4758 E. Sunrise Drive, in Safeway Plaza, the new store offers guests the ultimate experience in interactivity while shopping for wireless devices and accessories.
Rene Bravo, the suspect from a shooting that occurred April 19 at Palo Verde Bar and Grill, turned himself in at the Pima County Adult Detention Center at approximately 11:00 a.m. according to Pima County Sheriff spokesperson Tracy Suitt.
Connecting Tucson is a free resource and transition expo for any person with a disability and their family. It will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beacon Group (308 W. Glenn Road, near Oracle Road). This third annual event will bring together hundreds of people with disabilities with close to 90 local organizations and service providers.
(BPT) - It’s the single most-common developmental disability in America, affects more than 2 million Americans, has grown 10-fold in the past four decades, and is a highly complex disorder, yet at its heart Autism is a disorder that affects human interactions.
The Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) and Tucson Police Department (TPD) have made an arrest related to a series of locker break-ins at various LA Fitness and Platinum Fitness gyms.