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Avondale will launch farmers’ market

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

A fresh and locally grown farmers market will kick off on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Historic Avondale, at DeConcini Park. The Historic Avondale Farmers’ Market is an open-air gathering place offering fresh, locally-grown produce and agricultural based products. This market will operate rain or shine on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May.… Read More →

Tobacco Tax Funds Kindergarten Scholarships

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by in Business News | Education

Eighty qualifying families in the City of Chandler will have the opportunity to apply for preschool slots funded by tobacco-tax dollars. The $270,000 First Things First Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Grant awarded to the Chandler School District is paid for with tobacco-tax dollars approved by Arizona voters. In 2006, Proposition 203 increased statewide cigarette taxes by 80… Read More →