Register by Dec. 1 for ‘Light the Trail’ holiday decorating competition

The Apache Junction Focal Point and Tourism Committee wants to make the city the go-to place for viewing Christmas lights during the holiday season. It is hosting the Light the Trail 2018 AJ holiday light and decorating competition, which is open to all Apache Junction businesses and organizations. Entry is free. Each entrant submits up […]

Wells Fargo branches in Apache Junction join food collection effort

Wells Fargo and St. Mary’s Food Bank are collaborating this holiday season to collect non-perishable food items for those in need. Last year, more than 9,800 pounds of non-perishable food items were delivered to local food banks and pantries, providing almost 8,200 meals, according to a release. This year’s drive began this week and continues through […]

Apache Junction mobile home park to be sold in online and live auction

A gated 55,000-square-foot mobile home park at 153 and 211 N. Ocotillo Drive in Apache Junction is to be sold in an auction. Cunningham Partners LLC is marketing the property, according to a release. Online bidding began Nov. 8. The live auction will begin at noon Dec. 5 at Clear Title Agency, 4864 E. Baseline Road […]

Apache Junction chamber seeking new president/CEO

Mike Eastwood is no longer president and chief executive officer of the Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce, formerly known as the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, according to a release. “Effective immediately, Mike Eastwood is no longer the CEO and president of the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce,” Steve Byfield, Superstition Region Chamber of Commerce […]

Donate to House of Refuge for chance to win Sterling Services AC/heating system

Sterling Services is collecting donated items for the Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge, which houses dozens of families getting back on their feet and out of homelessness. During the month-long drive through Dec. 15, necessities such as diapers, baby wipes, feminine products and toiletries will be collected at Sterling Service’s showroom at 7256 S. 89th […]

Vendors sought for Jan. 8 Apache Junction/Gold Canyon senior expo

The inaugural Apache Junction/Gold Canyon senior expo is 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The free event will give local residents a chance to connect with vendors and community groups. Entertainment is also planned. The event will be presented by […]

Dignity Health general hospital campus in Mesa

Dignity Health has officially opened its new Arizona General Hospital Campus at 9130 E. Elliott Road in Mesa, a full-service hospital serving the east Valley. “Today is a milestone for Dignity Health in Arizona as our expanded footprint will bring the Mesa community additional access to quality care,” Jane Hanson, president and chief executive officer […]

Andrea Garcia appointed to nonprofit Duet’s Board of Directors

Andrea Garcia, a Mesa real estate agent, has been appointed to Duet’s Board of Directors. Duet is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through its vitally needed, free-of-charge services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandfamilies, according to duetaz.org. Duet was started in 1981 by The Rev. Dr. Dosia Carlson […]

Best Hardware True Value in Apache Junction celebrating 39th anniversary

Best Hardware True Value, 237 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, is celebrating its 39th anniversary. The store opened in 1979 with owners Louis and Sue Deadmond, along with their sons Vince and Olen. “The store grew and became a successful Apache Junction landmark. Vince and Olen bought the store and several of their kids have […]

Lennar begins pre-sale of Cadence at Gateway in Mesa prior to Oct. 20 grand opening

Lennar Homes will begin to pre-sale three collections of homes at Cadence at Gateway, which is off State Route 24 at Ellsworth and Ray roads in Mesa. Prospective home buyers can register at cadenceaz.com/socialmedia. “Cadence has sparked great interest from potential homebuyers who are excited about our private, resort-style amenities, available from day one,” Craig […]