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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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FREEDOM ACADEMY’S LEADERSHIP TEAM PARTNERS WITH DIGNITY HEALTH

The Freedom Academy Leadership Team recently partnered with Dignity Health in their “Kindness Challenge.” The Kindness Challenge is sponsored by Dignity Health to promote acts of kindness within organizations like schools. The Freedom Academy Leadership Team created “CIA” (Caught in the Act) cards that teachers give to students who are “caught” being kind. Students who receive a card are eligible …

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Hubbard Family Swim School in Phoenix Featured in Upcoming TV Documentary Airing in China

‘Babies in Waterland’ Will Showcase Hubbard’s World-Renowned Aquatic Teaching Methods For nearly 20 years now – since 1998 – thousands of babies, toddlers, and children from all over the Valley have learned how to swim and developed a love for the water as a result of taking lessons at the Hubbard Family Swim Schools. Under the helm of co-owners, Bob …

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College Nannies + Tutors Now Open In Paradise Valley, AZ

A College Nannies + Tutors franchise is now open in Paradise Valley, AZ to serve families in Paradise Valley, North Phoenix, Desert Ridge and surrounding communities. College Nannies + Tutors of Paradise Valley is dedicated to building stronger families in the community and giving students the resources they need to achieve academic success. “We want to offer students the opportunity …

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Unique Summer Camps With a Traditional Girl Scout Experience

With the New Year approaching, Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is revving up for next year’s camp registration, which will open Feb. 1, 2017. With the recent addition of the Parsons Leadership Center for Women and Girls at Camp South Mountain, Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is proud to offer four camps, all of which are unique to …

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