September 30, 2015

Local DAR Rings In Constitution Week

Scottsdale-chartered Grand Canyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held its first fall meeting Sept. 5 at Chaparral Suites Resort, Scottsdale to commemorate Constitution Week September 17- 23.

September 30, 2015

Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills inducts two new members

Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills is proud to announce the induction of two new members on September 17, 2015. MPRR Co-Chair Laura Ensign conducted the ceremony to welcome new members Robbie Ryan and Jane Perkins. Pictured at the ceremony are Arlene Guerrierio, MPRR co-chair, Jane Perkins new member, Ann Rice Soroptimist President, Robbie Ryan new member and Laura Ensign MPRR Co-Chair. Soroptimist International of Saguaro Foothills is part of a global organization of women volunteering their talents and energy to help women and girls live their dreams every day by giving them the resources to create positive change for themselves, their families and their communities.

September 30, 2015

North Valley Symphony Orchestra Announces the first concert of the 2015-16 Concert Season

North Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the opening of their 2015-2016 concert season. This season includes four extraordinary music performances, beginning with “Machine Madness” Oct. 17, 2015. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at North Canyon H.S., 1700 E. Union Hills Drive.

September 30, 2015

Waterfowl, snipe hunting regulations available online

PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted the 2015-2016 Arizona Waterfowl and Snipe Regulations.

The general waterfowl season in the “Mountain Zone” (Game Management Units 1-5, 7, 9, 11M, 12A, and those portions of Units 6 and 8 within Coconino County) begins Oct. 2, 2015, and runs through Jan. 10, 2016.

September 30, 2015

3D photo technology helps NAU archaeologists document historic sites

FLAGSTAFF – Imagine being able to look at a historical site from every angle, measure the smallest details on the interior and identify how to preserve it without ever touching it.

Photogrammetry technology combines hundreds of overlapping high resolution images taken with a digital camera mounted on a pole to create a 3D color virtual model of a site. For an archaeologist, this is the future of documentation and a low cost alternative to laser technology such as LiDAR.

September 30, 2015

Donate blood with the Red Cross to support organ transplant patients and others needing blood

October is Liver Awareness Month

PHOENIX During Liver Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support liver transplant patients and others needing blood products.

Liver transplants are the second most common type of transplant with more than 6,000 performed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Liver Foundation. Liver transplant patients may require in excess of 30 pints of blood during surgery.

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