Be part of the planning: Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets Sept. 5 at library

The Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets 6-8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month —including Sept. 5 — at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Apache Junction was founded by George Curtis and was settled in 1922. The centennial of that decision is approaching and volunteers have begun meeting to plan […]

Apache Junction Founders Day Committee meets May 2 to plan 2022 events

The Apache Junction Founders Day Committee will meet 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N Idaho Road. All are invited to meet and discuss the year-long events planned for 2022 to mark the centennial of the founding of Apache Junction. “Apache Junction was founded by George Cleveland Curtis 100 […]

Founders Day: Apache Junction volunteers needed to plan 100-year jubilee

Volunteers are needed for a committee planning Founders Day events throughout 2022 honoring the 100-year anniversary of the naming of Apache Junction. George Cleveland Curtis on Aug. 21, 1922, started a business at Apache Trail and the Globe-Phoenix Highway, and came up with Apache Junction. The area was previously known as Youngsberg Junction, named after […]