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Ahwatukee Businesses Come Together to Help Child With Blood Condition

About a dozen Ahwatukee businesses have come together to hold a blood drive for a local 2-year-old girl. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, a blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... Read More

In Blog, Business on April 18, 2018 by Community Expert Team

City of Ahwatukee Ready to Open 16 New Pickleball Courts at Pecos Park

Ahwatukee is nearly ready to open 16 new pickleball courts at Pecos Park. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, locals can get a sneak peak of the courts during a tour of the new Pecos Park ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 10, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Foothills Named a ‘2018 Best Place to Live’ in Arizona

Ahwatukee Foothills is one of the best places in the state to live. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Ahwatukee Foothills is the 4th best place ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on April 3, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee-Based Hope Group Celebrates 20 Years Helping Kids With Autism

An Ahwatukee company that helps children with autism is celebrating two decades of service. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Hope Group Arizona was started in 1997 by Lori Cairns shortly after her own some, James, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 27, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Team Made of Ahwatukee Students Wins YMCA High School Basketball Title

A youth basketball team made of Ahwatukee students recently won a YMCA title. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Heavy Hitters, a high school youth basketball team made of students from Ahwatukee’s Desert Vista High ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 21, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Family Launches Community-Based Website

An local business owner and his sons have launched a community-centric website for Ahwatukee residents to come together. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Tukeetown.com launched Feb. 12, and is the brainchild of Dr. Howard Farran, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 14, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Three Ahwatukee Boy Scouts Earn Eagle Rank Together

Three Ahwatukee Boy Scouts, all from the same troop, have earned their Eagle rank together. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, David Neighbors and twin brothers Ewan and Fraser Darroch, who are all members of Troop ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 8, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman to Run For Kyrene Justice of the Peace

An Ahwatukee woman has announced her candidacy to be the justice of the peace for Kyrene district, which covers Ahwatukee and parts of Tempe and Chandler. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Sharron Sauls recently announced ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on February 26, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Teen’s Candy Business Debuts at Local Farmers Market

An Ahwatukee teen’s candy business is starting to take off. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Morgan Higginbotham, who is a junior at Desert Vista High School, recently debuted his Cherry Nubbs chocolate treats as a ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Community News on February 22, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Breast Cancer Charity Gets Donation From Local Company

A local real estate company recently made a donation to HopeFull Hands, a breast cancer charity, after one of the organization’s founders succumbed to the disease. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Rachael Richards Realty honored ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on February 14, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Mountain Pointe High School Thespians to Present ‘Fences’

Mountain Pointe High School thespians will present a daring production this weekend: "Fences." According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, "Fences" is a Pulitzer Price winning production from playwright August Wilson. What makes the play so daring is ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on February 8, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Local Teachers Receive Rare Professional Certification

Three Kyrene School District teachers - including two from Ahwatukee schools - have earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, the teachers who received the honor include: Michele ... Read More

In Blog, Education on February 1, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Phoenix a Real Estate ‘Market to Watch’ in 2018, According to Buildium

After the 2008 recession, fast-forward a decade and many areas of the country are bouncing back and experiencing major growth. And according to Buildium, there are some secondary markets—mid-sized cities experiencing an uptick in growth—that need ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on January 22, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Senior Olympians Prepping for 2018 Games

The Winter Olympics in South Korea aren’t the only competitive games to be held this February. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, seniors across Arizona, including here in Ahwatukee, are gearing up for the 2018 State ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Things to Do on January 17, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman’s Business Helps Connoisseurs With All Things Wine

From wine storage to exclusive purchasing opportunities to tastings to history — an Ahwatukee woman is providing local wine connoisseurs with everything they need. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Raini Keyser is the director of operations ... Read More

In Blog, Business on January 11, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Trio Providing Comfort to Grieving Parents with Special Gowns

A group of three Ahwatukee friends is helping comfort parents who’ve lost a baby -- either stillborn or shortly after birth -- by sewing beautiful bereavement gowns out of donated wedding dresses. According to Ahwatukee Foothills ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on January 2, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Yoasis Frozen Yogurt Gets New Owners

Ahwatukee’s Yoasis Frozen Yogurt and Gelato has new owners after its founders sold the business and moved to Ohio. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, former owners Brian and Sue McHugh sold the biz, which is located ... Read More

In Blog, Business on December 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Esperanza Elementary School Welcomes New Four-Legged Staff Member

A new first-of-its-kind project for the Kyrene School District has a dog walking the halls of Kyrene de la Esperanza Elementary. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Bolt, a blonde Labrador and Golden Retriever mix, is a ... Read More

In Blog, Education on December 19, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Club West Golf Course Has Taken on New Life

After years of neglect, Ahwatukee’s Club West Golf Course has new owners with high ambitions for renovating the course. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Richard Breuninger, the CEO of the new owner and a 30-year Ahwatukee ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on December 13, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Former Sports Authority Spot to Become Urban Air Adventure Park

Ahwatukee will soon be home to a place where both kids and adults can literally bounce of the walls. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Urban Air Adventure Park is set to open this January in the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Things to Do on December 5, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Students at Summit School of Ahwatukee Give Back Through Service Projects

For 83 students at the Summit School of Ahwatukee, community service projects are becoming a way of life. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, this school year the students, led by teacher and student council advisor ... Read More

In Blog, Education on November 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Teacher Wins Emmy Award for Writing Work on PBS Series

A 15-year Kyrene de los Cerritos teacher recently earned an Emmy award from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for her work on a PBS series. According to ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on November 21, 2017 by Community Expert Team

From Crepes to Japanese Cheesecake, Ahwatukee’s Early Baker Offers Something for All

Whether you fancy traditional French croissants or American egg dishes, Early Baker is a breakfast and bakery spot that has a little something for every taste. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Early Baker is run ... Read More

In Blog, Business on November 14, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Kyrene Schools Earn Grant to Help Preschoolers With Dyslexia

The Kyrene School District has earned a grant to help preschoolers overcome dyslexia. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Kyrene schools recently earned a three-year, $100,000 grant from the Burton Family Foundation to help the district ... Read More

In Blog, Education on November 8, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Group of Investors Purchases Club West Golf Course

A group of private investors along with a Native American marketing organization have reportedly purchased Club West Golf Course. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the new ownership group includes the Inter Tribal Golf Association, which ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on October 30, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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