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The fourth annual WinterFest will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free community event, presented by the Marana Host Lion’s Club and sponsored by Gecko Pest Management and Long Realty - Renee Abbett, will be held at Sportsman’s Warehouse in Marana at 3945 W. Costco Drive.
It’s the time of year when we all feel more thankful for everything we have. We count our blessings a little more and appreciate the people and organizations that make our lives complete.
In an effort to make the event more memorable the town of Marana has made some changes to their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Marana Municipal Complex.
Thursday, Oct. 16
Hundreds of neighbors visited Picture Rocks Community Center on Sept. 20 for a Community Resource Fair. Over 30 displays brought information on local resources and issues along with flu shots, popcorn and sno-cones and useful take-aways. Scouts, 4H Clubs, United Way’s Elder Alliance, Sheriff’s Auxiliary, Abbett Library, Marana Health Center and Food Bank, Citizens for Picture Rocks, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and others spoke to community needs.
This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.
The Town is seeking nominations of outstanding residents and organizations to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
Getting $10,000 for their POWER Pack program was a big deal for the Marana School District, but when an additional $5,000 was donated, it was even better.
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.
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.
Harley Davidson and the Marana Host Lions Club teamed up on Saturday to raise money and collect food for the Marana Community Food Bank in the fourth annual Winterfest. The free event was hosted at Harley Davidson, located at 7355 Interstate 10 Frontage Road.
The Canyon Del Oro High School auto club is teaming up with area homeowner Zachary Tarbet to collect food for the Marana Community Food Bank. Each year, Tarbet decorates his home with thousands of Christmas lights and several props to attract visitors with the hopes of collecting food donations.
The holidays are a time for sharing, a fact proven every year by those in our community who give their time or resources to important causes. In the Town of Marana, we are fortunate to have helpful, generous people who care about those who need assistance.
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.
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.
Work off Thanksgiving calories before you even take them in during the inaugural Turkey Trot on Nov. 2 at Crossroads at Silverbell Park.
The Marana Pumpkin Patch Festival