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Pima Community College organizers of the Plus 50 Career and Job Fair for mature workers say the event will have resources and opportunities geared to jobseekers age 50 and older, who face unique challenges in their search.
More than $30,000 in funds to benefit the Tucson staple, Rialto Theater, were collected on Feb. 15 during the second-annual Rialto Theater gala.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering you a chance to win a brand new 2014 Jeep Cherokee in The Million for Tucson Raffle, sponsored by the Jim Click Automotive Team. Tickets are $25 each, or 5 for $100, and proceeds benefit HSSA. CLICK HERE to buy tickets today!
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The Jim Click Automotive Team is presenting a new 2014 Jeep Cherokee to the entire community… to be used as the featured prize in a raffle to raise one million dollars for non-profit Tucson organizations. With your $25 contribution (or 5 tickets for $100) you could win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support Tucson charities – that keep all the proceeds from the maximum 50,000 tickets which will be sold. The drawing will be held November 13, 2014. Entries must be received by October 31, 2014.
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Tucson Padres return home Wednesday, August 21 for a nine-game homestand, the final nine Triple-A games in Tucson. The first five games are against Tacoma (Mariners affiliate) and their prospect-filled starting rotation, including Taijuan Walker. The last four games are against Reno (Diamondbacks affiliate), the franchise that used to call Kino Stadium home as the Sidewinders. It was believed when the team moved to Reno following the 2008 season that Triple-A baseball was gone forever. Three years later the Tucson Padres and Triple-A baseball returned for the 2011 season. Tucson Padres General Manager Mike Feder said “you can never say never as far as Triple-A baseball returning to the Old Pueblo, but this is goodbye for now.”
The Tucson Padres return home for an exciting eight-game homestand against the top two teams in the Southern Division – the Sacramento River Cats (A’s affiliate) and the Fresno Grizzlies (Giants affiliate). The Padres are tied for second place, ½ game out of first in the standings. Below is a game-by-game preview of the upcoming promotions and specials at Kino Stadium.
The Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation will host the second annual Chasing Rainbows Gala on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the Fox Tucson Theatre (17 West Congress Street). The gala, a fundraiser for The Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation, is named after the classic film, Chasing Rainbows (starring Jack Benny), the first film that shown in this vintage movie palace back on opening night in 1930.
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor spoke to local business leaders Thursday as she launched a voter engagement initiative in Pima County.
The excitement is setting in as students prepare their caps and gowns for their high school graduations taking place over the next two weeks.
Food bank named among best nonprofits to work for
Join the TSO Pops! for some holiday fun when music director and conductor George Hanson returns to the podium for the first time since 2003 to lead the Holiday Spectacular celebration.
'Founding Fathers,' Constitution poster given to local school
Special to The Explorer
Nov. 17, 2004 - AHEAD OF THE GAME: Whether it's pulling down rebounds or saddling up in the rodeo, Erin Parsons has been one of the top athletes ever to come out of Marana High School. Now, as her high school career draws to an end, Parsons is already making plans for the next four years of her life.
Oct. 6, 2004 - AHEAD OF THE GAME: It's been a period of adjustment for former Canyon del Oro softball sensation Callista Balko who began college at the University of Arizona in August. A new school, new surroundings and new friends all pale in comparison to what may be her biggest adjustment, switching to catcher. Balko, a shortstop in her four years at CDO, has caught before but not in a while, said the Dorado turned Wildcat.