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Oro Valley’s top officials know the town’s recently unveiled plans to raise sales taxes and to purchase the El Conquistador golf and recreation facilities seem rushed and unorthodox – but it’s a rare opportunity that may never come around again, they say.
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.
When Canyon Del Oro senior golfer Chris Meyers signed a national Letter of Intent to accept a golf scholarship from Stanford, he completed a lifelong dream to go to the school. Even a year ago signing with the Cardinal seemed unlikely.
The glory days
The Marana Police Department, in conjunction with the Marana Health Center, Marana-Foothills Optimist Club, and Pima County Wastewater will be hosting the final Dispose-A-Med of the year on Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Target, 3901 W. Ina Road.
Chances are if you have been to an event in Marana that requires a host or emcee, then you have seen KOLD news anchor Dan Marries. Since he first moved here in 1999, Marries has tried to be involved in a wide variety of functions.
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Thursday, July 3
(BPT) - With summer bringing the celebration of our country’s freedom and a bit more flexibility in our hectic schedules, it’s also a time to reflect on the American dream: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For many Americans, that means seeking success and prosperity by building their own business.
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Thursday, May 15
On Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Oro Valley Police Department, Oro Valley Optimist Club and the Kyle Franks Foundation will host the sixth annual Drug Awareness Day for all fifth-grade students in the Amphitheater School District.
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Each year brings the promise of exciting new opportunities for communities across the country. In Marana, we are optimistic that 2014 will be a year filled with positive developments that move our town forward in many ways.
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Thursday, Sept. 26
The Foothills Optimist Club, for the eighth year, has donated money to the Marana Pool program by providing free passes to underserved youth.
Marana Mayor Ed Honea receives a $1,000 donation from Wally Smith, president of the Foothills Optimist Club. This is the eighth year the club has donated money to help pay for summer swimming passes for the Marana Pool.
The Foothills Optimist Club is donating $1,000 to provide swim passes for the Town’s program for underserved youth. Representatives will make a check presentation to Mayor Ed Honea on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Marana Pool (13250 N. Lon Adams Road).
This Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championship is the Arizona qualifier for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Players will have their entry fee, accommodations (room and board) and, possibly, their transportation paid into the International event if they win their bracket.
The Foothills Optimist Club is donating $1,000 to provide swim passes for the Town’s program for underserved youth. Representatives will make a check presentation to Mayor Ed Honea on June 13 at 1 p.m. at the Marana Pool (13250 N. Lon Adams Road).
The school year is ending and the coolest place to spend the hot summer months is the Marana Pool. When the thermometer hits 100 degrees, people want to hit the water.