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In an effort to keep the residents of Marana informed, the town has started a podcast. The podcast, started earlier this month, has already found an audience.
(BPT) - Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of small business communications, from a misspelled newspaper ad to a headset that makes sales people sound like they’re speaking through two tin cans and some twine, whether they’re in the office or on the road.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2015 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices. For the fifth consecutive year, the company is looking for great-tasting, kid-inspired side dishes for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Children ages 9–12, living anywhere in the state of Arizona, are encouraged to submit their healthy, and tasty, side dish creations for a chance to win great prizes and an opportunity to prepare and share their masterpiece at a Phoenix Suns home game.
With hundreds of donations and gifts, the fourth annual Give to Win event, hosted by The Explorer Newspaper and Tucson Local Media was a success.The gifts were taken to Interfaith Community Services for distribution last week before Christmas. Shelley Shelton, a spokeswoman for ICS, said with all the donations this year, they were able to help more than 128 families in Southern Arizona.As part of the Give to Win event, The Explorer also gave away an iPad in the annual raffle.This year, The Explorer was also able to give more prizes, with gift cards donated by Kalina Russian Cuisine, The Hog Pit Smokehouse, Tucson Tamale Company and Gio Taco.
(NAPSI)—If you’re like many Americans, you have questions about your family history. Now, genealogy experts Kenyatta Berry, Joshua Taylor and Mary Tedesco from “Genealogy Roadshow” on PBS offer some advice for researching your family’s history:
(BPT) - Home fires, carbon monoxide poisonings and home break-ins tend to increase during the winter months. If you’re aware of the increase in dangers to your home during the cold-weather season, you have the power to take precautions. Now is the perfect time for you and your family to review a few essential home safety checks.
(Family Features) The holiday season is a magical time and there are some simple ways to share in the season’s spirit of goodwill and generosity.
When drivers stop at a temporary Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road about 6 miles west of Interstate 19, an agent asks questions such as, “Are you a U.S. citizen?”