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2014-10-31 23:11:58

All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media. Each year, more than 10,000 VA-approved schools nationwide are surveyed. The list informs military students about the veteran experience based on peer reviews from current students. Maricopa Community Colleges are hosting a...

2014-10-31 23:01:30

Linda Mazon Gutierrez, President CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC), was named as the 2015 honoree of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF) Heroes of Education award. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Linda Mazon Gutierrez, President CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC), was named as the 2015 honoree of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF) Heroes of Education award. This award, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is given yearly to a...

2014-10-30 23:10:35

Yavapai Food Council announces a new program focused on providing free or reduced meals to rural Arizona schools comprised of over 60% low income families. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 In September 2014, Yavapai Food Council launched Food for Students NSLP (National School Lunch Program) service project to benefit Desert Star Community School in Cornville, Arizona. Desert Star is a public charter school with 181 students, of which over 64% qualify for free or reduced meals...

2014-10-27 16:25:22

PHOENIX, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, will distribute $7,061,282 to local charities through proceeds raised from the 2014 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Tom King announced today. This marks the first time since 2008 that The Thunderbirds have raised more than $7 million from tournament proceeds and is the third highest charitable donation in a single year in tournament history, behind only the 2008 ($8.8 million)...

2014-10-24 12:25:25

PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University has entered into a 30-year operating agreement with the city of Phoenix to redesign and manage Maryvale Golf Course. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/AQ19393LOGO As part of the agreement, which was approved by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board on Thursday, GCU will completely renovate the public golf course with new greens, tee boxes, bunkers, extended fairways, updated practice facilities and a new...

2014-10-21 12:32:33

Registration for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's annual Walk On! Challenge now open PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the past nine years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has offered the Walk On! Challenge as a free children's health initiative to all fifth-grade students throughout the state. To commemorate the 10(th) anniversary, the program is expanding to include even more students. The Walk On! Challenge's valuable lessons will now be offered to all...

2014-10-20 23:05:39

The CHANGE film sequel, produced by Ilchi Lee and ChangeYourEnergy.com, plumbs deeper into the soul with ideas about greatness, divinity and human purpose. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Ilchi Lee's latest film, “CHANGE: The Brain and Divinity,” was met with warm applause at a Red Carpet Event at the Sedona Creative Life Center on Thursday, October 9, 2014, where nearly 200 people gathered. The film, which is a sequel to last year’s “CHANGE: The LifeParticle Effect,” explores the...

2014-10-16 12:21:51

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, has been nominated for two Arizona based technology innovation awards. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152457 The first nomination comes from the Tucson Metro Chamber as part of their Copper Cactus Nextrio Innovation through Technology award. The Copper Cactus Award recognizes businesses that are...

2014-10-15 23:14:43

Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients announces a steady increase in the number of clients interested in visiting San Carlos. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Sea Side Reservations, an impressive Mexican beachfront vacation rental property management company that consistently exceeds the expectations of clients, announces a steady increase in the number of clients interested in...

2014-10-15 12:20:38

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, has been awarded the 2014 Oro Valley, Arizona Chamber of Commerce large business of the year. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152226 Earlier this year, Securaplane relocated into a newly-constructed 55,000 square foot facility that will house 180 employees in Oro Valley's Innovation Park....


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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