may 4, 2016

Cave Creek Museum ends season in May with special programs and events

CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Museum is proud to offer several special programs and events throughout the month of May. Start the month making crafts during a family program sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Carefree, learn about Cave Creek’s Tuberculosis camps during a “History Highlights” program, see how the massive Stamp Mill crushes rocks in search for gold, and much more.

may 4, 2016

North Valley Symphony Orchestra’s final season concert set for May 21

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 21 as North Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform their final concert of the season titled “American Freedoms.” The concert is a celebration of the freedoms guaranteed by our country, which will feature composer Robert Russell-Bennett’s The Four Freedoms. This piece was inspired by Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous 1941 speech, and the four Norman Rockwell paintings depicting Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want and Freedom from Fear. The concert also includes Kay’s collage of well known Sousa marches in Stars and Stripes Ballet Suite, Wilhousky's stirring rendition of the Battle Hymn of the Republic with guest chorus Sounds of the Southwest Singers, and Gould’s American Salute. 

Submitted by CW Jensen | may 4, 2016

CW Jensen announces Cave Creek Town Council candidacy

I am CW Jensen, and I am running for town council.  I am a retired police captain, so I have a great deal of experience in budgets, proper guidelines for employees, and problem solving.  If you want to know more about my past you can Google me and find a great deal of info.

Submitted by David Smith | may 4, 2016

David Smith announces his Cave Creek Town Council candidacy

As a Cave Creek citizen, I have served on the town’s budget and water advisory committees and now chair the Planning Commission. I have substantial management experience; my last employment was Deputy Director of the NYS DOH Center for Environmental Protection.

Submitted by Les Peterson | may 4, 2016

Les Peterson announces candidacy for Mayor of the Town of Carefree

Carefree mayor Les Peterson has declared his candidacy to continue as the mayor of the town. Les assumed the duties of mayor in the early spring of 2015, when the previous mayor, David Schwan, resigned due to illness.

may 4, 2016

Arizona Canal bank improvements underway

Recreation enthusiasts will soon enjoy more options – and landscaping -- along a popular section of the Arizona Canal.

Improvements to the multiuse path on the canal between Chaparral Road and the Indian Bend Wash are now underway and are scheduled to continue through the fall.

may 4, 2016

Kilbane named resource and education coordinator for Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center

CAVE CREEK, Arizona – Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center has named Robin Kilbane as its resource and education coordinator. In this capacity, she works with food bank clients in securing critical resources such as food stamps, healthcare assistance, help with resumes, financial help and more. Prior to her recent appointment, Kilbane served on the food bank’s board of directors for three years.

may 4, 2016

Michele Schafer named to Triple Horse Rescue board of directors

CAVE CREEK, Arizona – Michele Schafer has been named to serve as creative director on the Triple R Horse Rescue board of directors. The Washington D.C., native, who worked in visual merchandizing, received a degree in art history from Arcadia University. Schafer also trained as a medical aesthetician working in the Philadelphia, Penn. She has been volunteering at Triple R for more than four years.

may 4, 2016

The Skin Cancer Foundation observes Skin Cancer Awareness Month

NEW YORK, NY – The Skin Cancer Foundation, the only international organization solely devoted to educating the public on how to prevent, detect and treat the world’s most common cancer, today announced a month-long education campaign and fundraising drive in observance of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Taking place each May, Skin Cancer Awareness Month provides a reminder to everyone that skin cancer is primarily a lifestyle disease; knowing the risk factors and warning signs, and practicing sun protection are all crucial to reducing your risk.

may 4, 2016

Desert Foothills Community Spelling Bee Raised $11,000 for grants and scholarships

SCOTTSDALE – Foothills Community Foundation (FCF), a north Scottsdale-based nonprofit, raised more than $11,000 for teacher grants and student scholarships through its 6th Annual Desert Foothills Community Spelling Bee on April 6.

A team from Cactus Shadows High School, “The Shadowslayers,” won the championship after five rounds of heated competition with 21 other teams. In addition to bragging rights, the team had their names inscribed on the Paul “Buzz” Schilling trophy.