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Colleen Tea & Fashion Show Fundraiser

Do you or your daughter’s have any Irish ancestry? If the answer is yes, than you or your daughter can participate in one of the Arizona Colleen programs. The Arizona Colleen program, headed by Ann Niemann, are to help girls learn and take pride in their Irish heritage, learn poise, stage presence, and public speaking.

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Happy Birthday Arizona

Well, I know it has been a little while since you have read anything written by me.  Hopefully you know Arizona will have a very special Founder’s day on February 14, 2012.  Arizona turns 100 years old!  Unlike most other things, Arizona is getting better with age. Get out this weekend and enjoy some festivals […]

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"This is not a black holiday; it is a people's holiday," said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983. But in the complicated history of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time.

MLK Day – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday,” said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983. But in the complicated history of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time.

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MLK Day Celebrations

MLK Day Celebrations

Next Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr Day otherwise known as MLK Day.  Normally I write about things happening in Tempe.  However, in this article I will highlight some events happening valleywide. In Tempe, on Monday, Janyuary 16th, there is the MLK Diversity Awards at the Buttes Resort.  Different community groups are given this award […]

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Veteran's Day Parade

Veteran’s Day Parade

This week is another great holiday, Veteran’s Day.  Veteran’s day is a time for us to stop and thank all Veteran’s, those that have given up their lives for us and those that are still living, for protecting our freedoms.  Here is the history on how Veteran’s day came to be a holiday. World War […]

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