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Ahwatukee Ranks No. 4 on Niche’s ‘2018 Best Places to Raise a Family’ List

Ahwatukee is one of the top places to raise a family in Arizona, according to Niche.com’s 2018 rankings list. The annual “Best Places to Raise a Family in America” report looked at thousands of cities in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on May 30, 2018 by Community Expert Team

Nearby Tempe Ranks No. 5 ‘Best Place to Start a Career’ List

Tempe, just a hop skip and a jump from Ahwatukee, is one of the country’s best places to start a career in. According to Wallet Hub’s “Best & Worst Places to Start a Career” list, Tempe ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 23, 2018 by Community Expert Team

9-1-1 Texting Option Is Now Live in Maricopa County

Residents in Ahwatukee and across Maricopa County have another option to reach 9-1-1 dispatch services: texting. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Maricopa County, which is home to Ahwatukee, just launched texting services to reach 9-1-1 ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 9, 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

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 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

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

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

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

Construction Begins on Turning Well-Known Eyesore into Offices at Chandler Viridian

A longtime eyesore will soon become a breathtaking office building. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, a high-rise office building is finally underway on the site of Elevation Chandler, the unfinished development that became a controversial eyesore ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on October 23, 2017 by Community Expert Team

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 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

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

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 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
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