Community centers open doors for parks and recreation month

Two community centers are opening their doors Saturday, July 21, for a day of free admission, fitness offerings and guided tours. The Red Mountain Center, 7550 E. Adobe, and Eagles Community Center, 828 E. Broadway, will be open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month and “encourage all Mesa residents to take advantage […]

Will’s Hope Charity director speaks at Superstition Mountain Rotary meeting

Greg Suenden, executive director of Will’s Hope Charity, 3654 N. Power Road No. 105 in Mesa, was the featured speaker at the July 11 meeting of the Superstition Mountain Rotary. “The mission of Will’s Hope is to provide support for the donors, volunteers and advocates who care for and give hope to our community’s children in medical […]

Medical center celebrates 11 years with free family event

Mountain Vista Medical Center, 1301 S. Crismon Road in Mesa, is celebrating 11 years of delivering health and wellness care to the East Valley with a free Family Fun Celebration 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 21. There will be fire truck tours,  a water safety seminar, a physician meet-and-greet, games and crafts, face painting and more, according to […]

Regional school crossing-guard training offered

As thousands of children in the Valley return to school, many of the people who make sure they get to school safely will take part in regional training workshops during the next two weeks. In keeping with its goal of improving transportation safety throughout the region, the Maricopa Association of Governments sponsors the 2018 regional […]

State senate candidate Hernandez endorsed by Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona

Michael “Big Mike” Hernandez, entrepreneur and conservative LD16 state senate candidate, on July 2 received the endorsement of the Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona, according to a release. Legislative District 16 covers parts of Mesa, Apache Junction, San Tan Valley, Gold Canyon and Queen Creek. “I’m incredibly thankful to have the support of PFFAZ in […]

Nonprofit opens furniture store to help families, veterans

Bridging AZ, a local nonprofit organization, will open GOT LEGS Furniture and Décor Store Thursday, June 28, at 2735 E. Main St. in Mesa. GOT LEGS Furniture and Décor Store will sell gently used dining sets, bedroom furniture, sofas, tables and other items, including name brands such as Kraus, Ethan Allen, Stiffel, Howard Miller clocks […]

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. […]

Big book sale to be held June 22-23 at Mesa Main Library

Get books, audio books, DVDs, vinyl records and magazines at the Big Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23. The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First Street, will have books for sale including fiction, romance, science fiction, children’s books, according to a press release, adding that there […]

Salt River Tubing in Mesa to host superheroes event

Salt River Tubing is hosting Super Heroes Splash Down from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23. The Super Heroes event will feature KISSFM 104.7 radio station on-site and the 1st 500 Super Heroes will receive a free superhero bandana. The cost for the all-day Super Heroes Splash Down on the Salt River is […]

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations during heat warnings

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations open during excessive heat warnings. People needing cooling and hydration can retreat to heat relief stations open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 throughout metro Phoenix; and on days the National Weather Service has issued an excessive […]