Apache Junction Food Bank praises its volunteers

The Apache Junction Food Bank’s annual Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition event treated volunteers of the food bank and the Genesis Project to a western-themed luncheon. One hundred thirty six volunteers and guests moseyed on over to the Multi-Generational Center Saturday, March 16, for lunch and recognition of their contributions, according to a press release. During […]

Rangers provide security assistance at museum fundraiser

The AJ Mounted Rangers provided security Saturday, Feb. 2, for the annual Sampling at the Superstitions fundraiser. The event was a benefit for the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction. The AJ Mounted Rangers, a nonprofit, is a “volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports children and youth organizations by providing safety measures at […]

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 […]

Pool season offers volunteer, job opportunities in Apache Junction

Apache Junction will provide young people opportunities to work and volunteer during the upcoming swim season. The Apache Junction Junior Lifeguard program is designed for those ages 11-14 who work as volunteers and gain knowledge about what it takes to be a lifeguard or water safety instructor. Participants will learn “important skills that can transition […]

Panel talks trails during SALT Speakers Series

Residents and visitors seeking information about local trails and how they can be used will have an opportunity to learn more Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. A panel of Superstition Area Land Trust volunteers will present a review and discussion, complete with illustrations and photos, during the […]

Citizens on Patrol program seeks members to aid PCSO

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Citizens on Patrol is looking for members to assist their neighborhoods in crime prevention by acting as “eyes and ears” for the PCSO. The COP organization is made up of “concerned citizens working within the community with the primary purpose of assisting their neighborhood in crime prevention by acting as […]

City looks for applicants for various boards and commissions

The city of Apache Junction is seeking applicants for various boards and commissions. “Serving on a board or commission provides an opportunity to work closely with other citizens and the City Council to help make decisions about the future of the city,” a release from the city stated. Board and commission members are appointed by […]