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Beware of COVID-19 investment schemes

The Arizona Corporation Commission offers tips on how to safeguard yourself from fraudulent investment schemes amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Construction managers sought for fire stations 2, 5 in Queen Creek

The Town of Queen Creek is seeking construction managers at-risk for two planned fire stations. Statements of qualifications are being sought from firms for work such as pre-construction and …

Graphic-design services sought by town

The Town of Queen Creek is seeking to contract with one or more qualified firms for graphic-design services. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. April 9 at the Town of Queen Creek Municipal Services …

Bank offers help for clients with hardships from COVID-19

Bank of America has announced additional support for its 66 million consumer and small business clients in response to the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus.

St. Vincent de Paul serves the poor as it changes model in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul --- which has a mission to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need --- has had to respond with extraordinary agility to the COVID-19 outbreak …

Changes at Queen Creek parks to help slow spread of COVID-19

In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Town of Queen Creek is implementing a number of changes at Desert Mountain Park, Founders’ Park and Mansel Carter Oasis Park. Beginning …

Juvenile arrests spiked in December in Queen Creek

There were nearly as many juvenile arrests in December in Queen Creek as there were of adult suspects, the Town Council was told recently. Eighteen juveniles and 25 adults were arrested the last …

Arizona nears 1,600 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services has reported nearly 1,600 cases of COVID-19 in the state, with 32 deaths.
Opinion

Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …

By now, we have all heard public health experts declare the need to frequently wash our hands and practice social distancing. While we heed that important advice, we also urge consumers to be on …
These are truly unchartered waters. Families are confined to quarters and avoiding interactions with others. Parents are working from home, children are avoiding play dates. All the stresses that …
Neighbors

Pinal County District 5 Supervisor Todd House has an annual "Diaper Drive," taking donations to purchase diapers, then distributing them through local human-aid agencies. “This year …

As part of broader crisis response strategies, Arizona arts funders and service organizations have set up a collaborative fund to provide emergency relief grants of $500-$1,500 to artists and arts …
Business

Support for local businesses includes temporary adjustments related to signs

The Town of Queen Creek recognizes the importance of our essential businesses that remain open to serve the community during COVID-19, and the need for temporary banners that allow businesses to …
COVID-19

Caliber offering free hotel stays for medical personnel fighting COVID-19

Caliber, a real estate development and investment firm, is offering complimentary hotel nights at five of its Valley properties for healthy medical personnel fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mental health apps available for first responders

The 100 Club of Arizona is offering two mobile apps, sponsored by the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, to help first responders find mental health resources from a distance, as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Tide Cleaners ‘lightens the load’ for first responders

Tide Cleaners sites in Phoenix will provide free laundry services to medical personnel, police officers and firefighters during the COVID-19 Pandemic beginning Monday, March 30.

Desert Financial Credit Union announces ‘senior hour’ during coronavirus pandemic

Select Desert Financial Credit Union branch locations will now be open for senior-only banking. The access will be in place for those who are 60 years of age and older, and the planned hours are …
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