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Local In-School Program Helps Children Understand Cancer

An in-school program developed by a local family, and the Children's Cancer Network, is helping students learn about and better understand cancer. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Chandler-based Children's Cancer Network’s Honoring Our Peers ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on October 18, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee’s New Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery Has Flavor of Its Own

The new Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery in Ahwatukee is unlike any other franchise you’ll find around the country. And that’s the point. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the newest Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery franchise that ... Read More

In Blog, Business on October 9, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Opens Sun Lakes Chandler Animal Clinic

An Ahwatukee veterinarian has taken over a Sun Lakes animal clinic. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Dr. Ashley Greenway, of Ahwatukee, recently purchased Sun Lakes Animal Clinic from the estate of Dr. Randy Walker, the ... Read More

In Blog, Business on October 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Kyrene Schools to Hold Blood Drive Inspired by Two 7-Year-Olds With Cancer

Inspired by two first-grade boys with cancer - and in recognition of September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - Kyrene School District is holding a blood drive on Friday, Sept. 29. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Kyrene Monte ... Read More

In Blog, Education on September 29, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Students Pitch in With Harvey Relief Efforts

Two groups of Ahwatukee students have helped lead local Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, a group of Keystone Montessori students raised $1,800 for the Red Cross’ Harvey relief efforts, while St. ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on September 20, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Man Honored For His Work Helping Homeless

An Ahwatukee man has been recognized for his work and service helping the homeless. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Paul Browning was recognized by the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church for his ... Read More

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

New ‘Generations of Ahwatukee’ Senior Facility Offers Resort-Style Amenities

A newly opened senior living facility in Ahwatukee is providing the elderly with resort-style amenities. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Generations of Ahwatukee, a newly constructed senior complex located at the corner of Chandler Boulevard ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on September 3, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Attorney Transitions From Law Practice to Advocacy for Seniors

An Ahwatukee man is giving up his law practice to devote his time to helping seniors. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Don Scher is leaving his law practice to enter a new business venture as ... Read More

In Blog, Business on September 1, 2017 by Community Expert Team

State Legislator Helps Ahwatukee Boy Scout Move Toward Eagle Scout

An Ahwatukee Boy Scout got some help from a local legislator in his effort to become an Eagle Scout. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Thomas Allen, an Altadena Middle School student and a member of ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on August 23, 2017 by Community Expert Team

New Pilates Studio Opens in Ahwatukee

An engineer-turned-pilates instructor has opened a new studio in Ahwatukee. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jean Atkinson recently opened Pilates by Jean, which offers offers equipment-based Pilates for women and men in both group classes ... Read More

In Blog, Business on August 16, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Mountain Pointe Graduate to Lead Arizona State’s Cross Country Program

A Mountain Pointe High School graduate has taken over as head coach of Arizona State University’s (ASU) men’s and women’s cross country program. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jeremy Rasmussen becomes the eighth men’s coach ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on August 11, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Walmart Gets Upgrades

Ahwatukee’s Walmart store is getting some big upgrades. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Walmart has begun rolling out new customer-friendly technological upgrades for shoppers in its Ahwatukee store. The most notable addition is the “Pickup Tower,” ... Read More

In Blog, Business on August 3, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Girl Helping Abandoned Pets While She Battles Illness

An Ahwatukee girl who has spent months battling and recovering from a nasty infection is helping pets at a local shelter as way of getting her strength back. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Ava Elkins, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on July 27, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Andy’s Frozen Custard Opens Ahwatukee Location

A frozen custard restaurant popular in the Midwest wants to expand to Arizona, and has picked Ahwatukee for its first location. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Andy’s Frozen Custard opened July 12 in the Ahwatukee ... Read More

In Blog, Business on July 19, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Salvation Army Collecting Supplies for Local Students in Need

While the start of the school year is still weeks away, the Salvation Army is partnering with several local businesses now to collect supplies for its Backpack Support Our Students (SOS) program. According to the Phoenix ... Read More

In Blog, Education on July 12, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Dream Dinners Owners Celebrate 10 Years in Business

Dream Dinners, a make-and-take meal prep business in Ahwatukee, is celebrating 10 years under the leadership of two local sisters. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Laura Prefling and Sara GilBride purchased the three-year old business ... Read More

In Blog, Business on July 5, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Renaissance Man Adds ‘Novelist’ to His Resume

Dennis Lambert has made quite a few professional and personal accomplishments in his day. He’s a  retired pharmaceutical sales and marketing executive, as well as a rock band guitarist, marathon runner, poet and deacon in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Blasting in Ahwatukee for South Mountain Freeway May Not be Needed

Blasting in Ahwatukee for construction of the South Mountain Freeway may not be necessary. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman Dustin Krugel said freeway developer Connect 202 Partners is evaluating whether ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 22, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Professor Looks to Help Homeless in Phoenix Area

An Ahwatukee professor at Arizona State University (ASU) is leading an effort to collect used clothing, shoes, toiletries and other essentials, and then deliver them to homeless people in the Phoenix area. According to the Ahwatukee ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 15, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Elementary Schoolers Make Pen-Pal Friends Through Literacy Program

Nineteen Ahwatukee first- and second-graders made some new friends while learning literacy skills this year. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the elementary students at Magical Journey Learning Center in Ahwatukee have been writing most of ... Read More

In Blog, Education on June 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Man Receives Award from Casino for Years of Excellence

An Ahwatukee man has earned an award for excellence from Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino for keeping their army of slot machines in tip-top shape. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Paul Ferry, who has worked for the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 1, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Self-Driving Cars Now Available to Ahwatukee Residents

Self-driving cars have been popping up around Ahwatukee for a year, and now residents have a chance to use them. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Waymo, which was formerly Google’s self-driving car project, is now ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 24, 2017 by Community Expert Team

More than 1,300 Seniors Set to Graduate From Ahwatukee Schools

More than 1,300 seniors are set to graduate from Ahwatukee’s two public high schools. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, seniors at Mountain Pointe and Desert Vista high schools will receive their diplomas during graduation ceremonies ... Read More

In Blog, Education on May 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Honored by American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter

An Ahwatukee woman has been honored by the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter for her work helping disaster victims. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Shannon Durham earned the Clara Barton Volunteer Leadership Award from ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 11, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Makes National ‘Best Places to Live’ List

Ahwatukee is one of the best places in the country to live. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Ahwatukee ranks fourth in Arizona and in the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on May 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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