Weekend festival honored veterans

The 9th Annual Festival of the Superstitions last weekend featured a variety of events over two days, including a Veterans Tribute on Sunday, Nov. 11. The weekend also included a car show and parade. Car show proceeds benefited the Apache Junction Community Veterans Center, according to the event’s website. Village Inn conducted a pie eating […]

Company honors Apache Junction veteran wounded in Iraq

Mark Schrand of Apache Junction was honored last weekend as the recipient of TCC’s Veterans Big Impact experience in Indianapolis. TCC, one of the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailers, selected Mr. Schrand for the Nov. 10-11 event, which included an all-expenses-paid trip, an airport greeting, tickets to the Colts vs. Jaguars game with sideline passes […]

Seductive Car Club toy drive held at Superstition Harley-Davidson

The Seductive Car Club hosted a toy drive Nov. 3 at Superstition Harley-Davidson, 2910 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. “The toys they collected go to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home for Christmas,” Apache Junction Mounted Ranger Renee Shutts said in an e-mail. “They throw a car show/toy drive at Superstition Harley-Davidson in Apache Junction every […]

206 entered Apache Junction Halloween Festival contests

A total of 206 community members entered Halloween Festival contests at the annual Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department event. The free Halloween Festival was 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail. “Congratulations to all of the contest winners,” JJ Underwood, recreation coordinator, said in a release. “The community participants […]

Superstition Horsemen’s Association obstacle practice, treasure hunt Nov. 17

Superstition Horsemen’s Association on Nov. 17 is hosting its third annual “practice” fun obstacle ride in the Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds arena. Outside the arena there will be a Trail Treasure Hunt. Both events are for SHA members and the public. “Bring your horse and practice riding through all the obstacles as many times as […]

AJ Mounted Rangers raise money for Royalty Court

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers presented a $750 check earlier this month at the Royalty Court Fundraiser and Chili Cookoff. The donation at the Sunday, Oct. 21, event will go toward new tack, sashes and equipment the royalty court queen and princesses need during the year. The event took place at the P&M Arena. Money […]

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers essay contest winners can learn horsemanship

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers are looking for five children in fourth-12th grades who are interested in horsemanship. The youngsters will be provided with weekly lessons for three months. All lessons will be funded by the AJ Mounted Rangers, according to a release. Those interested need to live within the Apache Junction Unified School District. […]

Board member sought for Community Action Human Resources Agency

Community Action Human Resources Agency is seeking dedicated individuals to serve on the CAHRA Board of Directors to represent the private sector. The board member will represent Apache Junction/San Tan Valley and surrounding areas. “The board member shall be a representative of a private interest i.e. business, industry, labor, religion, education, law enforcement, social service […]

Girls on the Run spring season registration opens Nov. 1

Girls on the Run registration for the spring 2019 season is open Nov. 1-30. “Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in third through eighth grades to be joyful, healthy and confident,” according to a release. The volunteer-led program brings together groups of 8-15 girls for a […]

Foundation again names SRP a Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace

For the second consecutive year, Salt River Project has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. SRP was ranked No. 86 in the foundation’s Top 100 ranking, tied with six other companies – the third time that SRP has been ranked among the Top 100 in the 11 […]