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The Town of Oro Valley is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Volunteers of the Year. Nominees should embody the spirit of volunteerism by going above and beyond the call of duty in an effort to better our community. One man and one woman will be selected based on the outstanding nature of their volunteer efforts and will be recognized at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Dec.11, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort.
Thursday, Oct. 16
The Town of Oro Valley is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Volunteers of the Year. Nominees should embody the spirit of volunteerism by going above and beyond the call of duty in an effort to better our community. One man and one woman will be selected based on the outstanding nature of their volunteer efforts and will be recognized at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception on Dec. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort.
On Friday, October 3, Tucson is invited to support awareness and education about women’s heart health at the Tucson Go Red Luncheon. Splendido, an all-inclusive community in Tucson for those 55 and better, is one of the local sponsors of the event. “We’re proud to support this important event,” says Tom Rios, Experience Director at Splendido. “We have a strong focus on wellness here, including all the opportunities we offer in our 10,000-square-foot fitness center and are very supportive of residents pursuing a heart-healthy lifestyle.”
(BPT) - The benefits for children playing sports are plentiful. Teamwork, setting and accomplishing goals, developing small motor skills and the physical activity are just a few, and they can take a child far toward becoming a well-developed person - even if they don’t pursue sports professionally as an adult.
Oro Valley Mayor Dr. Satish I. Hiremath will offer his fifth State of the Town Address at a luncheon Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 11:45 a.m. at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort in Oro Valley.
(BPT) - Picture this common scenario: you are standing in line at the grocery checkout and a baby seated in the cart in front of you makes eye contact. She looks at you inquisitively, leans her body back, and smiles. You smile back, wave, and say “hello.”
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents the fourth annual Hilton Indoor Summer Fine Art Festival at Hilton El Conquistador, inside the air-conditioned resort, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23 and 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
(BPT) - One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Association (Association). By maintaining a balanced diet with regular exercise, you have the ingredients needed to help live a quality life.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
Tickets are on sale for the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast, to be held Friday, Aug. 8, at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, 10000 N. Oracle in Oro Valley.
The Marana girls soccer team is excited to invite you to be a part of their annual Marana Lady Tigers Golf Tournament. On September 20th, 2014 you will enjoy a great day of golf at the beautiful Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. The event will include a 4-person scramble, golf cart, range balls, goodie bag, fajita luncheon and awards reception to follow.
Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.
(BPT) - With back-to-school shopping, changing schedules and preparing kids for the upcoming school year, your family’s environmental impact may be the last thing on your mind
(BPT) - Fall fashions for the entire family are top of mind as the cooler weather has you thinking about school bus schedules and steaming cups of hot chocolate. This year’s fall styles feature denim for every member of the family, and they all come in some fun colors as well. Check out the latest and get every member of your family decked out for school, work and all the fun activities in between.
1. TSA bans uncharged cell phones from U.S.-bound flights
Fireworks planned in Oro Valley
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
Due to high user demand, residents of Sun City Oro Valley will see the development of three new pickleball courts, estimated to be completed in late summer.
Former Ironwood Ridge standout Michael Neufeldt will be a part of the initial recruiting classes at Benedictine University at Mesa. Neufeldt has committed to play volleyball for the school next year. The school is just starting up an athletics program.
Michael Santo did not grow up “a pit bull guy.” He was not a “pit bull guy” when his friend told him about dogs in trouble. He was not a “pit bull guy” when he and a friend stole dogs from someone who was fighting them.
The Children's Museum Tucson invites you to come and play with us! Play golf, that is! Join us for our 10th Annual Father's Day Weekend Golf Classic at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, presented by Caterpillar. All proceeds benefit the exhibits and programs at the Children's Museum Tucson where we provide fun, play-based, interactive, hands-on learning experiences for children and their families.