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Teaching the teachers to stay in Arizona


In a poorly-financed education system, Arizona teachers are battling low salaries, the pressures of mandatory testing and a lack of respect for their profession, making it harder for the state to entice and retain teachers, advocates say. One Paradise Valley mentoring program is trying to grow teachers at home and repair a broken pipeline. Volunteers… Read More →

RED Awards 2012: Best Redevelopment Project, Adelante Healthcare Surprise

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On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in… Read More →

Crescordia Awards Spotlight Those Making A Difference In Our Communities

Valley Forward's Crescordia Awards Winners
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Crescordia Awards spotlight those making a difference in our communities The U.S. 60 Gonzales Pass widening project has earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Valley Forward’s 31st annual Environmental Excellence Awards program, held in partnership with SRP for the tenth consecutive year. Designated the Pinal-Gila Scenic Road, the 10-mile scenic stretch of… Read More →

Arizona State Credit Union Awards $34,000 To College Students, Graduates

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

Arizona State Credit Union awarded $34,000 in scholarships to 18 individuals – a combination of both college students and recent college graduates of Arizona schools. The scholarships were awarded through Arizona State Credit Union’s Community Leaders Scholarship and Loan Reduction program. The Community Leaders Scholarship provides help for students to pay for tuition, books and… Read More →

Public: Desert Foothills YMCA & Community Center

Desert Foothills YMCA, AZRE March-April 2009
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DESERT FOOTHILLS YMCA & COMMUNITY CENTER Owner: Valley of the Sun YMCA/Maricopa County College District Contractor: Summit Builders Architect: Architekton Size: 48,355 SF Location: Carefree Hwy. & 60th St., Scottsdale The Desert Foothills YMCA is 10.45-acre campus that consists of three components: a 27,842 SF YMCA facility, a 20,513 SF community center and a new Paradise… Read More →