Jump into June with a Program at College Depot

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 29, 2014 College Depot, located on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library at 1221 N. Central Ave., will host programs in June for students planning to enter 7th through 12th grades in fall 2014. Middle School Students College Planning Essentials 1 – 4 p.m. – Saturday, June 14 Lay the ground work for early college planning, goal setting, career exploration, and more. High School Students College Planning Essentials 2 – 3:15 p.m. – Monday, June 2 Understand the basics of college planning to set you up for success. College Majors and Careers (choose from 2 sessions) 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. – Monday, June 2 4 – 5:15 p.m. – Thursday, June 26 Learn how your interests can help you identify college majors and careers. Types of Colleges (choose from 2 sessions) 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Wednesday, June 18 10 – 11:15 a.m. – Saturday, June 28 Explore the various types of colleges to find your ideal fit. Prepping Your College Resume and Portfolio 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – Saturday, June 21 Learn tips to help capture key milestones for your college resume & portfolio. How to Pay for College 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Saturday, June 28 Learn the basics of financial aid and scholarships to help pay for college. All Grades Organizational Skills 4 – 5:15 p.m. – Wednesday, June 18 Learn helpful techniques in note taking, time management, study skills and more. Scholarship Essentials 12 – 1:15 p.m. – Saturday, June 21 Review tips on scholarship searches, essays and letters of recommendation. Essay Writing Essentials 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Thursday, June 26 Discover techniques for writing college application and scholarship essays that stand out. Space is limited. For more information, call 602-261-8847 or visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot to register online. College Depot is a full-service college planning center that offers free one-on-one assistance, family consultation and workshops on all aspects of the college planning process, from financial aid to career exploration. The service is open to anyone seeking assistance with planning for college. For a complete list of workshops and events, visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot. Follow us at twitter.com/CollegeDepot. Media Contact: Rita Marko 602-534-2025


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Start on the Path to Business Success with Workshops

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 29, 2014 “hive @ central” – a discovery space for business entrepreneurs, located on the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library at 1221 N. Central Ave., will host 9 free workshops in June. Business Entities 101 6 – 7 p.m. – Thursday, June 5 Attorney Jennifer Delgado will address the basics of creating a business entity and incorporating. How to Approach Big Names for Partnerships 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Friday, June 6 Yves Huin will teach you when, who and how to approach companies about partnerships. Resources for Developing a Successful Business 2:30 – 4 p.m. – Thursday, June 12 Learn about Arizona Commerce Authority’s free, online resource center for information on business licensing and resources to help you get started. One Man’s Uncommon Path to Entrepreneurship 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Friday, June 13 Author and businessman Steve Werner will share his experiences from a career in trading to startups. Improve Your Business Plan and Marketing Strategy 12 – 1 p.m. – Thursday, June 19 An Arizona Small Business Development Center Network consultant will help you determine where to focus on your business plan, marketing strategy or financial statements to bring your idea to market successfully. Lifecycle of a Startup 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Friday, June 20 David Wachtel will share the ups and downs of a startup and key areas to focus on: marketing, sales, financial management, human resources and performance. Basics for Nonprofit Wannabees 12 – 12:45 p.m. – Thursday, June 26 CPA Carolyn Sechler and attorney Ellis Carter will discuss options and alternatives if you are considering starting a socially-responsible organization, including nonprofits and B Corporations. Setting Up an LLC 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Friday, June 27 Neetu Rao will discuss the process of filing for an LLC in Arizona. One-on-One Advice for Business Development (2 sessions) 2 – 4 p.m. – Tuesday, June 10 2 – 4 p.m. – Tuesday, June 24 Get advice on city licensing, procurement or policies from a City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development department staff member. District 5 Councilman Daniel Valenzuela observed, “These free programs are an incredible resource for anyone starting a business in Phoenix.” For a complete list of workshops and events, visit phoenixpubliclibrary.org/hive. “hive @ central” was developed in partnership with ASU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, City of Phoenix Community & Economic Development Department and Phoenix Public Library. The space is part of the Alexandria Network, bringing together inventors, problem-solvers, entrepreneurs and small businesses in collaboration spaces in community libraries across Arizona. Media Contact: Rita Marko 602-534-2025


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Kids Play Free at Phoenix 9-Hole Courses this Summer

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 28, 2014 Junior golfers ages 17 and under will play for FREE — every day, all day — at any of the three city of Phoenix nine-hole courses this summer, when accompanied by a paid adult. Golfers can enjoy the “Kids Play Free” program from June 1 through Aug. 31. The program is designed to encourage families to enjoy golf together and to promote junior golf in Phoenix. The special is good for one youth per adult. If only one adult is present, additional kids’ rounds are only $5 each. Junior participants will also receive a free PING hat while supplies last! This program is an extension of the Phoenix Youth Golf Program that offers affordable golf lessons year-round to young golfers between the ages of 5 and 17 and the $30 Junior Play Pass good for 30 days at all Phoenix golf courses on a space available basis. More information is available by phone at 602-262-5088 or online at the Phoenix Golf website. The “Kids Play Free” Program is being offered at all three city of Phoenix nine-hole golf courses: Aguila Par 3, 8440 S. 35th Ave., 602-237-9601 Encanto Short 9, 2300 N. 17th Ave., 602- 262-6870 Palo Verde 9, 6215 N. 15th Ave., 602-249-9930 Tee times can be booked online at the Phoenix Golf website or at 1-866-865-GOLF (4653). Media Contact: David Urbinato 602-262-4994


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John Bolton PAC Endorses AZ Congressional Candidate In Must-win Seat

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của John Bolton PAC John Bolton PAC Endorses AZ Congressional Candidate In Must-win Seat Retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally receives the Ambassador’s endorsement and the maximum donation allowable from John Bolton PAC. WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ambassador John Bolton endorses Martha McSally and her campaign will receive the first contribution from John Bolton PAC. Seeking to endorse and donate to candidates for office who believe in strong economic and national security, McSally is a candidate for Arizona’s must-win 2nd Congressional District and will host a roundtable discussion with Ambassador Bolton on Thursday, May 22nd in Phoenix, Arizona. “Martha McSally is a proven leader in international security. Not only is she the first female fighter pilot in U.S. history, she also is the first U.S. woman to command a combat aviation unit and has led military missions from Africa to the Middle East,” said Ambassador John Bolton. “Arizona needs a committed conservative leader like Martha in Congress who believes protecting our freedoms at home means securing America’s interests abroad.” With a combined total of over $3M raised through the PAC and Super PAC over the past eight months including contributions from supporters in all 50 states, Ambassador Bolton is targeting to support up to 35 pro-national security candidates running for the House and Senate this year. “I am honored to have the support and endorsement of Ambassador Bolton, a great American who has advocated for our freedom against enemies worldwide,” said Colonel (ret.) Martha McSally. “I am grateful for his trust in me to bring the necessary experience and leadership to Washington D.C. to start solving the complex problems that face our nation. I will continue to serve and protect with strong national defense, foreign policy and a robust economy.” These are John Bolton PAC’s first contributions, therefore the donation is $2,600 for both the primary and general elections, and followed by another $4,800 once four other candidates receive contributions from the PAC, thus satisfying the Federal election law requirement. About John Bolton PAC (www.boltonpac.com): The John Bolton PAC was founded by former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John R. Bolton to raise the importance of American national security in federal elections. The PAC will seek out and support candidates for nomination and for election to federal offices who are committed to restoring strong American economic and national security and who also promote foreign and defense policies that secure America’s interests in a challenging world. SOURCE John Bolton PAC RELATED LINKS http://www.boltonpac.com


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City of Phoenix Pools Open May 24

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 21, 2014 All 29 City of Phoenix pools open this Saturday May 24 for the 2014 season. The pools will be open for the Memorial Day weekend May 24 to May 26 and then reopen for full summer operating hours, including weekdays, on May 31. The 2014 season runs through July 27. Regular hours will be 1 to 7 p.m. six days a week (all pools are closed Fridays). Complete City of Phoenix pool information is available on the Pools link at phoenix.gov/parks. Though many popular classes are full, there still is space in some swim classes and in recreational swim and dive team programs. Group swim lessons cost just $15 for an eight-session class. Staff also is offering semi-private swim classes at four city pools this summer for $40. Recreational swim and dive teams are a great way for kids to strengthen their skills in the four basic strokes and enjoy friendly competitions against swimmers from other city pools. Daily admission at Phoenix city pools is $3 for adults and $1 for seniors age 50 and over and youth age 17 and under. A season pass for a family of four is $75 ($7 for each additional family member). A pass for an individual senior or youth is $20; adult passes cost $30. The Kool Kids program is back again this summer, bringing free pool admission to all youths ages 17 and under at select city pools. Kool Kids is made possible through the generous financial support of the Oakland A’s, Milwaukee Brewers, Salt River Project, Watermill Express, Subway and Pepsi. Media Contact: David Urbinato 602-262-4994 Laura Andrew 602-495-0901


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City of Phoenix Kicks Off Summer Heat Relief Efforts

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 21, 2014 The onset of triple-digit temperatures means it is time for the annual Summer Respite Program. The city of Phoenix Human Services Department is asking employees and the public to donate unopened water bottles, sunscreen, new underwear, white socks, white T-shirts, insect repellent and prepackaged snack items to be collected at the city’s family services centers. The items will be distributed to the homeless by experienced homeless outreach teams. “Living on the streets can be a life-threatening situation, especially when temperatures move into the triple digits,” said Councilwoman Kate Gallego, chairwoman of the City Council Neighborhoods, Housing & Development Subcommittee. “I encourage everyone to give whatever they can to make this year’s program a success – giving just a few bottles of water can literally save a life.” Residents can bring their tax-deductible donations to any of the city’s three family services centers from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday: Travis L. Williams, 4732 S. Central Ave. (602-534-4732) John F. Long, 3454 N. 51st Ave. (602-262-6510) Sunnyslope, 914 W. Hatcher Road (602-495-5229) The city also participates in the Heat Relief Network, a Valleywide program to ensure the safety of homeless people, seniors, disabled and other residents in need during the hot summer months. Each summer the city of Phoenix works as part of the Heat Relief Network in cooperation with other government agencies, corporations, nonprofit and faith-based organizations to bring heat relief to individuals, families, seniors and the disabled who are homeless and at high risk as temperatures begin to reach over 100 degrees. The city’s Human Services Department is educating seniors at its 15 senior centers about the dangers of heat exposure, how to recognize heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps. The department also makes sure that caseworkers who come in contact with the elderly are advising seniors about the effects of heat and how to protect themselves during the summer. Information about the Heat Relief Network and Summer Respite program, as well as a list of tips on how to stay safe and hydrated during the summer heat, is available at phoenix.gov/humanservices. For more information, call 602-256-4302. Media Contact: Alejandro Montiel 602-534-3443


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Thượng Nghị Sỹ John McCain Gửi Thông Điệp Đến Cộng Đồng Việt Nam

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Ngay 17 tháng 5 Nam 2014 Thượng Nghị Sĩ John McCain Giử Thông Điệp đến CĐ Việt Nam Trên Thế Giới..

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AARP Phoenix Experience Corps Looking for Volunteer Tutors

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 15, 2015 AARP Experience Corps and AARP Arizona staff joined the City of Phoenix and several school superintendents to launch a highly effective tutoring program to improve reading skills for Phoenix elementary school students. The AARP Experience Corps program utilizes highly trained volunteer tutors 50 and older to help children become great readers by the time they finish third grade. During the 2012-2013 school year, 50 percent of Experience Corps students improved one or more levels in reading and literacy performance over the course of a year. Most teachers reported a strong or moderate impact on reading and literacy performance and on moving students toward reading at grade level. Mayor Stanton was instrumental in securing the program for Phoenix schools as part of Read On Phoenix – Stanton’s effort to get local students reading at grade level by third grade. Phoenix is one of many cities that are committed to addressing early literacy in their community. Read On Phoenix is part of the statewide effort of Read on Arizona, a partnership of agencies, philanthropic organizations and community stakeholders committed to creating an effective continuum of services to improve language and literacy outcomes for Arizona’s children. During the 2014-2015 school year, AARP Experience Corps will expand to five Phoenix elementary school districts: Wilson, Fowler, Tolleson, Phoenix and Riverside. If you want to learn more about the program, please fill out an application at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ECPHX. Orientations will be held at the following days and locations: Tuesday, May 20 10 – 11:30 a.m. Burton Barr Central Library 1221 N. Central Ave. Thursday, June 5 10 – 11:30 a.m. Experience Matters 360 E. Coronado Road, Suite 170 Thursday, June 12 10 – 11 a.m. Tolleson Elementary School District #17 9261 W. Van Buren St. Tuesday, June 17 10 – 11:30 a.m. Experience Matters 360 E. Coronado Road, Suite 170 Thursday, June 26 10 – 11:30 a.m. Tolleson Elementary School District #17 9261 W. Van Buren St. Media Contact: Tim Valencia 602-256-3426


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Meet Your Neighborhood Firefighters at Four Fire Stations May 17

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov May 14, 2014 The public is invited to visit one of the following Phoenix fire stations between the hours of 9 a.m. and Noon on Saturday, May 17, 2014, for safety information, child car seat checks and to meet your neighborhood firefighters. Fire Station #12 at 3217 E. Glenrosa Ave. Fire Station #43 at 4110 E. Chandler Blvd. Fire Station #50 at 20225 N. 35th Ave. Fire Station #54 at 9820 W. Campbell Ave. National Emergency Medical Services Week is May 18 to 24. Did you know that your neighborhood firefighters are also your emergency medical service providers? Fire-based emergency medical service (EMS) is the fastest most efficient way to ensure that you receive rapid, highly skilled medical care and equipment when you or a loved one is experiencing a life-threatening emergency. Requests for emergency medical service and transportation make up over 85% of the calls to the Phoenix Fire Department. Each year, Phoenix firefighters respond to over 140,000 calls for emergency medical service. Follow the Phoenix Fire Department at twitter.com/PHXFire or facebook.com/phoenixfiredepartment. Media Contact: Captain Ruben Saavedra 602-370-5718


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Viện Bảo Tàng Pueblo Grande Cho Vào Cửa Miễn Phí Trong Ngày 17 tháng 5

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng của phoenix.gov Pueblo Grande Museum is Free May 17 May 15, 2014 In honor of International Museum Day May 17, Phoenix’s Pueblo Grande Museum will be offering free museum admission all day. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Museum will also be offering free gallery tours and have artifact show-and-tell stations set-up in the galleries where guests can see objects up close, ask questions and even get to touch. Pueblo Grande Museum, a Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department facility, is located in central Phoenix at 4619 E. Washington St. Additional information is available online at www.pueblogrande.com or by calling 602-495-0901. The museum is on the site of a prehistoric Hohokam village where guests can explore a fully accessible 2/3 mile trail through the site with a partially excavated platform mound, ballcourt, and replicated prehistoric houses. The museum also boasts three world-class galleries, including a hands-on gallery especially for kids. International Museum Day has been celebrated all over the world since 1977. The event was created by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to celebrate that Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, co-operation and peace among peoples. Media Contact: David Urbinato 602-262-4994 Laura Andrew 602-495-0901


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