My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge looking for volunteers

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge, a fundraising event that seeks to help improve the quality of life for Arizonans with inherited blood disorders, is seeking volunteers. Presented by the Arizona Hemophilia Association, the 35th-annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge is set for 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Mesa’s Sloan Park, 2330 […]

Banner Desert Medical Center seeking volunteers

Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s Medical Centers in Mesa have openings for volunteers to fill many positions, including courtesy cart drivers, greeters, gift shop sales and various clerical positions. Volunteer Services Director Carly Ofsthun said there is a need to continuously recruit volunteers because 50 percent of the volunteers are students who move on after […]

Mesa student receive scholarships from Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College’s 34th Annual Scholarship Banquet was earlier this month, which recognizes the scholastic achievements of nearly 80 EAC students, and a student from Mesa earned a scholarship. Lila Claussen of Mesa, daughter of Valerie and Larry Claussen received the Ora Deconcini-Martin Scholarship, which is presented to a returning full-time student and a new […]

Arizona Game and Fish to offer Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop

For women who want to learn more about the outdoors experience, signing up for a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop is where they can start. The Arizona Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will conduct its next BOW workshop Sept. 7-9 at Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott, according to […]

NAI Horizon professions help in several transactions in Mesa, Queen Creek

The long-term lease of a former movie theater converted to Class A office space in Mesa was part of a series of recent transactions closed by NAI Horizon professionals in both Mesa and Queen Creek. Laurel Lewis, Barbara Lloyd and Lane Neville represented the landlord, Old Town Val Vista, LLC, in a long-term office lease […]

Model trains exhibit to make stop at Mesa Library

The Arizona Big Train Operators model train club is back this year bringing more model trains to share in a free exhibit that will roll into the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. from Monday, July 30 to Saturday, Aug. 4, along with the opportunity to ride a train. The exhibit will offer more […]

Abrazo Community Health Network building new microhospital in Mesa

When the new Abrazo Mesa microhospital opens, it will include a 12-bed emergency department, an operating room and eight inpatient rooms, along with additional services, according to a press release. The facility will focus on providing emergency and lower acuity inpatient procedures as part of Abrazo’s continuum of care. The facility is at 5750 E. […]

Mesa Public Library begins its summer reading program with opening activities

Summer reading programs are open to all ages from infants through adults at all four branches of the Mesa Public Library with the program starting Friday, June 1 and running through Wednesday, Aug. 1. There are three opening events at three of the branches: Main Branch, 64 E. First St.; Red Mountain Branch, 635 N. […]

ADOT Motor Vehicle Division is warning of people unnecessarily charging Valley residents

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is warning residents of a new trend that could hurt Valley residents. The trend is of people using social media to offer services to residents that are actually free, according to a press release. “We’ve recently seen Facebook traffic with people offering to sell materials and tutor […]

New state portal streamlines process for petition circulators

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has launched a portal to allow petition circulators to register electronically with her office. The circulator portal can be accessed at “The Legislature has sought to protect the integrity of the petition process in Arizona by imposing reasonable regulations on petition circulators,” Ms. Reagan stated in a release. […]