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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

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 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

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

Ahwatukee Boy Working to Help Kids Who Are Less Fortunate

An 8-year-old Ahwatukee boy has launched a campaign to help children who are less fortunate than him go to the one place he wants to go most. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Xavier Kennedy, a ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 6, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Has First Million-Dollar Home Sale of the Year

Ahwatukee recently had its first million-dollar home change hands this year. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, a 5,000-square-foot home at 15821 S. 7th St. sold recently for $1.3 million. The Santa Fe-style, resort-like property features unobstructed, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on March 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Desert Vista Lacrosse Team Raises Money for Charitable Causes

The Desert Vista High School lacrosse team is doing more than playing their game—they’re also trying to make a difference. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, for the last nine years the team has held a fall ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education on March 2, 2017 by Community Expert Team

City Leaders Look to Protect Ahwatukee’s Golf Courses, Open Spaces

Ahwatukee’s golf courses and other open spaces could get some new protections under proposed changes to one of the city’s guides for future development. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, protections to the city’s open spaces ... Read More

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

Two Ahwatukee Community Events Raise Grant Funds for Local Charities

Two local charities have each received $3,000 grants after funds were raised during two popular Ahwatukee community events. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the Girls Rule Foundation and the YMCA’s Outreach Program for Ahwatukee Seniors ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on February 16, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Woman Helps Organize, Competes in ‘Senior Olympics’

An Ahwatukee woman not only helps organize the Arizona Senior Olympics—she competes in them. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, 86-year-old Gloria Tolaro is the swimming commissioner for next month’s Arizona Senior Olympics, and she plans ... Read More

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

10-Year-Old Ahwatukee Boy is a Budding Classical Pianist

A 10-year-old Ahwatukee boy is proving to be quite the budding pianist. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, fourth-grader Lawrence Wen recently won the Arizona Young Artist Piano Competition. He also won a similar contest sponsored ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on January 6, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Volunteers Help Collect Shoebox Gifts for Children in Need

Generous volunteers and donors from around Ahwatukee will help children around the world this holiday season. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Operation Christmas Child, a local nonprofit, collected nearly 90,000 shoeboxes filled with gifts for ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on December 23, 2016 by Community Expert Team
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