Chandler youth Henry Gubler knows a thing or two about pianos.
The six-year-old is excited about his fall piano recital at the
Chandler School of Fine Arts (CFA) since he will be performing on a
Steinway. “I like the Steinway because it’s bigger,” he explains.
“It makes ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’ sound beautiful!”
Tri-City Baptist Church usually invites a military chaplain to
speak the Sunday before Veteran’s Day. This year their choice of
guest speaker is a little unusual—the church will hear from their
own senior pastor, Mike Sproul, currently stationed at an Air Force
base halfway around the world.
Mark your calendars now for the Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Annual
Fall show which is being held at the Sun Lakes Country Club on
Saturday, November 26th from 9 am until 3
pm. For over 30 years this artistic group has been
showcasing their creations at the Association’s annual spring and
fall shows and this years Fall show will be one of the best
As part of mesa’s “Make a Difference Day” Fremont hill ward of
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints organized a
community painting project with members of the local neighborhood.
The cadre of workers included families with young children to
retirees. Within two hours this group of over eighty people
finished painting the cinderblock wall which surrounds the
retention center just east of power road on Jensen. In addition a
group of fifteen people made up of both teenagers and adults worked
together to clean the yard of a neighboring elderly women. They
trimmed bushes, pulled weeds, and raked rock, leaving the yard
looking immaculate. By giving just a few hours of their time they
were able to lend a helping hand and make a real difference in the
life of this elderly women. At a later date they will return to
paint the eaves with a grant from the city of Mesa that will supply
the paint. This has proved to be a great opportunity for people of
all ages to come together and make a difference in their
Enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction,
wine pull, photo booth, and entertainment in support of Kyrene de
la Mariposa, an A+ performing school. The 2nd annual Friends of
Mariposa Fundraising Gala will be held on Friday, November
4, from 7-10 p.m. at the Foothills Golf Club,located at
2201 East Clubhouse Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85048.
Obama's "Jobs Bill" is another by the feds to take over control
of the LOCAL hiring of police, firefighters and teachers. Since
when does the federal government know anything about LOCAL
needs for these jobs?
Library expansion for an early childhood learning center at
Chandler Public Library’s Sunset branch will be the recipient of
the Friends of Chandler Library’s 2011 fundraising campaign. The
Friends of Chandler Library will kick off the campaign with a
public reception, featuring Chandler artist-photographer Sue
Cullumber, on Tuesday Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Copper Room,
located on second floor of the downtown Chandler branch.
Christopher Anthony Garcia, graduate of Mesquite High School
(2007) is returning to his hometown of Gilbert, Arizona after four
years of service in the US Navy. Petty Officer 2nd
class Garcia was assigned to the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln, a
nuclear-powered aircraft carrier stationed in Everett Washington.
While on the Lincoln, Garcia was deployed twice to the Gulf in
support of the U.S. and coalition ground force in Iraq and
Afghanistan. As a radio and communications specialist, Garcia was
responsible for IT support between the ship and aircraft.