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Three Scouts from Chandler and Mesa recently achieved the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout rank, something few Boy Scouts achieve.
Rotary started in February 1905 when Chicago lawyer Paul Harris and three friends met after dinner. The idea was to have a new club in which businessmen could get together periodically to get better acquainted. They rotated their meetings each week to the business of a member. Over the next few years Rotary transformed into a civic service club, spread across the United States and then around the world. Eventually Rotary came to Arizona and in 1914, the 100th Rotary Club was organized in Phoenix.
The city of Chandler has scheduled its inaugural scout jamboree for Oct. 3 that will serve Boy and Girl scouts.
The Chandler Police Department will be hosting a Merit Badge clinic for local Boy Scouts on July 1st from 8 a.m. to noon. Scouts will be able to visit ten stations in the clinic focusing on traffic safety in relation to law enforcement.
Arizona School Administrators, Inc. named Superintendent Dr. Michael Cowan of
Dozens of volunteers work tirelessly at Helen’s Hope Chest, Mesa United Way’s free clothing, school supply, book and clothing “store” for foster children. It’s a rewarding, enriching experience, and they love to share stories.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
The Mesa FamilySearch Library will host a free presentation about how the United States Colonies were originally populated by English convicts.
A Mesa family is trying to find purpose in their pain, after their 11-year-old son drowned in a canal near their home.
When it comes to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking and other outdoor pursuits, we’ll load up the car and drive all over the state. A giant expo spotlighting these and other hobbies will require us only to go as far as Glendale.
A district-wide food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America brought in more than 125,000 pounds of food to the United Food Bank of Arizona on Feb. 1.
Having clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite arch-enemy.
In his Nov. 6 AFN guest commentary, “Culture is not a costume,” Dr. Neal Lester addresses the “controversy” of the refusal of the Washington Redskins owner to change the team name to something less “offensive.”
Boy Scout troop 653 of Mesa is hosting a fundraising garage sale Saturday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Prominent spiritual leaders from across the country and from many denominational backgrounds will come together in an evening designed to create common ground and to inspire attendees to take a stand for religious freedom.
D.J. Peterson will be home from college soon, and little brother Dustin will be there waiting with a smile on his face and a paddle in his hand.
The City of Mesa is celebrating Global Youth Service Day by hosting an athletic shoe drive for kids 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at Mountain View High School.
Donations of athletic shoes for kids are being accepted as the City of Mesa celebrates Global Youth Service Day. Residents are also encouraged to organize shoe drives or encourage local youth to participate in Global Youth Service Day by volunteering to lead and organize donation drives within their schools, clubs, churches, Boy Scout troops and neighborhoods.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith joined six other Arizona mayors and about 1,700 around the U.S. Tuesday for the Mayor’s Day of National Recognition to honor the deeds of community volunteers locally and across the nation.
Boy Scout Troop 653 is having its annual benefit car wash 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the AM/PM at 2751 University Drive in Mesa.
Let’s get my views of the gay and lesbian community out of the way first, to clear the runway for the topic of gays and the Boy Scout program. Yes, some of my “best friends and relatives are gay.” They are lovely people. But, I cannot support gay marriage, yet passionately support civil unions and government benefits that go with.
Ted Simmon, the TV Host of KAET’s “Horizon” TV Program asks “What is wrong with Arizona?”
WASHINGTON – Middle school students from Tucson woke before sunrise Monday so they could compete with hundreds of thousands for a seat on the National Mall to see the presidential inauguration.
Dr. Douglas Bobb and his practice, Sun Valley Hand Surgery, were sponsors for the Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council Eagle recognition dinner that took place recently in Phoenix.
Donations are being accepted by the Boy Scouts of America Troop 653 for their garage sale at Central Christian Church in Mesa next month.