Arizona community

Shumway: Community philanthropy is truly changing lives in Arizona

By Debbie Shumway, Hospice of the Valley We are touched by the outpouring of generosity from the community that helps expand our nonprofit mission. Since 1977, we have remained focused on bringing comfort, dignity and compassionate care to our community, and we couldn’t do it without the people, businesses and …

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Obituary of Richard Horth (1931 – 2021) – Brighton, CO

Richard M. Horth was born in Brighton on June 6, 1931 to Merwyn Horth and Helen L. (Jung) Horth. He graduated from Brighton High School in 1949. He married his childhood sweetheart Melba Bredehoft on September 2, 1956, and they lived on the family wheat farm in east Brighton, where …

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Landsea Homes closes residential sites for new community, The Groves, in Grand Island, Florida

ORLANDO, Florida, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Landsea Homes Corporation (Nasdaq: LSEA) (“Landsea Homes” or the “Company”), a publicly traded home builder, today announced that it has closed 69 sites for a new community of single-family homes, The groves of Grand Island, Florida. “We are delighted to be …

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How a tribute to BJ Thomas came to a religious community in Peoria, Arizona

When BJ Thomas passed away in May, Tim Wright decided not to deliver the sermon he had prepared for next Sunday’s service at the Community of Grace Lutheran Church in Peoria. Thomas was practically part of the family. He had performed it several times at Wright’s request since he befriended …

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Cardinals’ Zach Ertz named NFLPA Community MVP of the Week 9

Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz was named NFLPA Week 9 Community MVP after he kicked off the Score More n ‘Feed More campaign in Arizona and started the House of Hope Project for them. young people of Philadelphia. “My wife Julie and I are very honored to be recognized …

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Maricopa Community Colleges Present 4-Year Degrees for Fall 2023

Maricopa Community Colleges plan to develop a handful of bachelor’s degree programs following a new state law that allows community colleges to offer four-year degrees. The state’s largest community college district, which includes 10 Phoenix-area colleges, on Wednesday announced plans to launch its first bachelor’s degrees in programs such as …

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Surprisingly, 150 Community Colleges Now Eligible for $ 1 Million |

The Aspen Prize recognizes institutions aiming to ensure better outcomes for all students. Times are tough for community colleges. Enrollment has fallen by double digits since March 2020, mostly affecting underserved students, and hopes of millions of dollars in federal aid to institutions through the Build Back Better plan have …

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Arizona Jewish community berates “It’s the Jews’ rant” at local school board meeting

Chandler High School. Photo credit: Tony the Marine (talk) / Wikimedia Commons An Arizona Jewish group called on a Phoenix-area school district to condemn a bizarre anti-Semitic rant uttered at a school board meeting last week, prompting a further response from local officials. Queen Creek resident Melanie Rettle accused ‘Jews’ …

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EPA to Help Oregon and Washington Schools Become Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers

Region 10 press releases Schools will receive technical assistance to create cleaner air and neighborhood cooling shelters in vulnerable communities affected by smoke from forest fires and episodes of extreme heat November 1, 2021 SEATTLE (November 1, 2021) – Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will …

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Arizona Community Banks See Deposits Increase 26% in 1 Year

At the end of last month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released data showing that Arizonans have now deposited 11.5% of their money in local banks or community banks. This is a significant jump from the 3% in 2013 and 8.5% recorded in June of last year. With just …

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