Despite the uncertainties of planning a major event during the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Valley Mavericks Foundation pulled off its most successful Maverick Golf Tournament to date, drawing 344 golfers to the Wigwam resort in Litchfield Park and raising more than $300,000 for local charities, including Make-A-Wish Arizona.
Registration has opened for the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofit’s 2021 Engage Conference featuring four half-days of virtual programming throughout August to engage and inform nonprofit staff, board and volunteers in effective leadership and collaboration to rebuild, strengthen and succeed.
Amid displays of the 944th Fighter Wing’s full airpower arsenal, its commander, Col. Jim Greenwald, relinquished command of the unit to Col. Mark Van Brunt, incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony June 6 at Luke Air Force Base.
Each year, thousands of Goodyear residents benefit from the services and programs offered by nonprofits, from providing families with food and clothes to assisting teens in crisis and sheltering domestic violence victims, nonprofits provide critical resources for the community.
The Air Force prioritizes searching for new ways to streamline processes, track progress and increase efficiency as a whole. Members of the 56th Fighter Wing introduced a new way of completing the mission through the Spark Cell Initiative, KILA.
On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address. He said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself; nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror.” His comments are valid today.
The Rotary Club of Surprise with members of the Rotary Club Mar de Peñasco organized the delivery of several donations of needed firefighting equipment to the Fire Department/Bomberos of Puerto Peñasco from the Buckeye Fire Department.
The Kiwanis Clubs of Litchfield and Buckeye are working with West Valley students in the clubs’ youth Service Leadership Programs to nurture a community garden that benefits students as well the hungry.