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4 Benefits of Swim Lessons on Early Childhood Development

By Bob Hubbard Hubbard Family Swim School Water safety and ultimately the prevention of drowning are often the main reasons parents seek out swim lessons for their infants and children. These are critical reasons and are absolutely worth lessons on their own. But beyond this, there are numerous further benefits that swimming provides in early childhood development that parents may …

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Saint Francis Xavier Eighth Grader Accumulates Over 200 Hours of Community Service

Katelyn Cowan is an eighth grade student at St. Francis Xavier. She devotes much of her time to volunteering and fundraising for Alzheimer’s research and awareness, a disease her grandfather passed away from. Since beginning her volunteer journey just two years ago, Katelyn has logged over 200 hours of service. Starting a mother/ daughter team, Katelyn and her mother Kim …

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Bethany Christian School Celebrates 23 Years

Bethany Christian School in Tempe just kicked off its 23rd school year in early August. The school prides itself on the community it’s built over the last two decades and the family environment that everyone notices as soon as they step onto the campus. Chrystal Gellner, a current parent at Bethany Christian School, knows that feeling all too well. Before …

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CHASE FIELD IS A GREAT PLACE FOR KIDS!

BEST DEALS FOR TICKETS AND FOOD D-BACKS VALUE PACK Available for any game, the Value Pack includes a game ticket, hotdog or Subway sandwich and a regular Pepsi for just $25. dbacks.com/value Regular game tickets can be purchased for as low as $12. Daily game pricing is online at dbacks.com VALUE ITEMS Look for the logo around the ballpark! Value …

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WRIGHT ORTHODONTICS IS RIGHT FOR YOU

Dr. Wright received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and earned a doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Maryland, where he was inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society because of exceptional scholastic and clinical achievement. He was actively involved in dental research and received the William-Reed Fellowship award. …

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How to Catch Up On Credits With Primavera

Every year, 1.2 million U.S. students drop out of high school. That’s about one in four high school students who will not graduate. Earning your high school diploma is extremely important. You can learn more in this article. If you’re thinking of dropping out, don’t. If you’ve already dropped out, it’s not too late. There are several schools and programs designed …

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Four Reasons to Start Your Baby in Swim Lessons Before The Age of One

When you bring your infant home from the hospital, you might be kept awake at night, thinking of how to best protect this precious new life. And, as most parents know, keeping children safe includes teaching them to swim (especially in Arizona, where pools are so prevalent). But you might wonder if your bundle of joy needs baby swimming lessons, …

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Bob & Renee Parsons Leadership Center for Girls & Women Completed

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is pleased to announce the completion of The Bob & Renee Parsons Leadership Center for Girls & Women at Camp South Mountain, an $18 million year-round urban program center with camp appeal, and fully ADA accessible. The center, which is located on 14.5 acres in the South Mountain community at 1611 E. Dobbins Road in …

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Jake Shines in Baseball, Ultimate Frisbee and Holds a High GPA

Jake loves baseball! It is his #1 interest and sport. He is currently playing for three teams. In addition to baseball, he has been on the James Madison basketball team for two seasons. He played Ultimate Frisbee for two seasons also, in seventh and eighth grade. At his school he has lettered in baseball, basketball and Ultimate Frisbee. His academic …

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Girl Scout, Charlotte, Donates to a Good Cause

Independent Girl Member, Charlotte, assembled and donated 15 “birthday in a bag” kits to the Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank. Each bag included cake mix, frosting, pans, candles, and festive napkins and plates. Q. Why did you decide to do this particular community service?  A. Most people don’t donate cake supplies to the food bank, so families who get food …

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