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Your Experience Counts Seeks Classroom Volunteers

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Your Experience Counts, seeking to meet the requests from teachers and principals, is looking for 15 more volunteers to serve elementary students in the Mesa Public Schools.  A program of HandsOn Greater Phoenix, Your Experience Counts currently has 42 volunteers working with mentor-teachers in grades three through six at 10 Mesa schools.

The profile of the YEC volunteers has been...

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Nov. 1: Free Haircuts in Honor of Dia De Muertos

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On Tuesday, Nov. 1, local men’s hair salon Keep It Cut will celebrate Dia De Muertos with an offering of free haircuts. Guys just need to bring in a sugar skull to the salon for the deal – think a statue, shirt, or tattoo.

Locations:

• Phoenix:   2824 E. Indian School Rd., Ste 3

• Ahwatukee:   4025 E. Chandler Blvd., Ste 50

• Tempe:    5118 S. Rural Rd.

 

Scottsdale to Welcome Canadian Diamond Jewelry Retailer

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Spence Diamonds, the leading Canadian diamond jewelry retailer, has selected Scottsdale as one of the primary cities for U.S. expansion with the opening of disruptive retail concept stores that will introduce Americans to a new approach to buying diamond jewelry.

Spence will enter the U.S. market with a new, innovative store concept that pairs a fun, friendly, transparent and educational experience with a breakthrough product offering – Spence Artisan Created Diamonds™. The Scottsdale store, located at Scottsdale Quarter, will open the...

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L’Auberge de Sedona Named No. 1 Hotel

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Congrats to L’Auberge de Sedona as the luxury resort was named Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Award #1 Top Hotel in the Southwest! More than 300,000 readers voted in the survey, which is the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry.

Coming in at No. 2? Paradise Valley's The Hermosa Inn. Tucson's historic Arizona Inn and Phoenix's Arizona Biltmore all placed within the top 12. 

 

Phoenix Rescue Mission Kicks Off “Feeding Phoenix: More than a Meal”

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Phoenix Rescue Mission has launched its 4th annual “Feeding Phoenix: More than a Meal” campaign, which runs through Dec. 31, and includes several holiday events aimed at supporting the homeless and less fortunate during the holidays.

“We know the holidays can be tough, especially for those who are cold, hungry and living on the streets. Sometimes all it takes is a hot meal to give them the hope they need to make it through these difficult times,” says Phoenix Rescue Mission CEO Jay Cory. “With the growing number of homeless men, women and children in the Valley, the community’s support for Feeding Phoenix is more...

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