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Retired Ahwatukee Nurse Invents App to Track Medical Info

Ahwatukee Foothills resident Karen Warner, a 70-year-old retired nurse, has developed an app that helps users track all their medical information in one space. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Warner’s app stems from a booklet ... Read More

In Blog, news on April 16, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Learning Center Raises $1K for Feed My Starving Children

Seventeen kindergarteners at Magical Journey Learning Center in Ahwatukee have been saving and gathering all their pennies for the past two months with the goal of making a donation to Feed My Starving Children. According to ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on April 8, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Desert Vista Violinist Wins Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Championship

Desert Vista High School student and musician Bobae Johnson has become the first violinist to win the Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Championship. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Johnson, who has been playing violin for six ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on April 1, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Annual Relay for Life Event Set for March 28

The 30th Annual Relay for Life event will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the annual event is organized by Mountain Pointe and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on March 24, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Resident Named All-Arizona Academic

Ahwatukee Foothills resident and Gateway Community College student Nannan Zhang was recently named as an All-Arizona Academic and was awarded a scholarship to Arizona State University. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Zhang grew up in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on March 17, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is This Weekend

Chili lovers in the Ahwatukee area are gearing up for the community’s annual Chili cook-off event this weekend, March 14-15, at Ahwatukee Park. According to the Ahwautkee Foothills News, two-time world champion Bob Plager is among ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on March 12, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Preschool Celebrates 35 Years in the Community

Thousands of young students later, Ahwatukee Preschool is now celebrating its 35th year as part of the community. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, the preschool was opened in 1980 by Pastor Don Schneider of Mountain View ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on March 4, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ladies Football Game Raises Money for Relay for Life

Desert Vista High School senior and junior girls faced off in a ladies game of football Feb. 8 to raise money for Relay for Life. More than $1,600 was raised. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on February 16, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Lacrosse Tourney Raises Money for Local Kids With Cancer

More than 35 lacrosse teams came together to raise money for local kids diagnosed with cancer during the Lax4Life Lacrosse Tournament last month. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the event started seven years ago as ... Read More

In Blog, Events, news on February 5, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Desert Vista’s Dani Jones Named Runner of the Year

Desert Vista High School senior Dani Jones was recently named the Gatorade Girls Cross County Runner of the Year—for the second consecutive year. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Jones raced to the Division I individual state ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on January 28, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Kyrene’s Inaugural Community Play Day Set for Jan. 24

Kyrene Community Education and Outreach Services is getting ready for its first Kyrene Community Play Day, which is set for Saturday, Jan. 24. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the event is an effort to highlight the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on January 20, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Chamber Foundation to Pilot YEA! Program This Fall

The Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation recently announced that it will be piloting an entrepreneurial program for middle and high school students this fall. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the foundation has partnered with Young Entrepreneurs ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on January 16, 2015 by Community Expert Team

Community Files: Ahwatukee Farmers Market

If you’re always on the hunt for fresh produce and meats the Ahwatukee Farmers Market can definitely help. The weekly market, which is open every Sunday, features a wide variety of items to choose from including: ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Things to Do on December 30, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Foothills Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ Opens Dec. 19

If you’ve been waiting all year to see The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy on stage, then you’re in luck. The Ahwatukee Foothills Ballet is opening the curtains on its 15th production of the classic ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on December 19, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Hook Me Up Sandwiches Now Open in Ahwatukee

Ahwatukee Foothills is now home to a new sandwich shop that is already getting some regular patrons. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Hook Me Up Sandwiches is now open in the former Quizno’s location on ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on December 11, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving to Kids in Foster Group Homes

Thanks to volunteers from Ahwatukee organizations, more than 300 kids in foster care group homes were able to give thanks and share a Thanksgiving meal. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, this is the second year ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on December 5, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Groups Come Together to Send Care Packages to Troops

After months of fundraising, and a little shopping, members of the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) packed 150 gift boxes to send to troops overseas. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the ARC’s Support Our Troops Committee ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on November 23, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Pilot Program Get Esperanza Elementary Students Digital Devices

A new technology-based initiative that gives each student a laptop or iPad to us in the classroom has debuted at Esperanza Elementary School. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the One-to-One program was implemented just a few ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Education, news on November 16, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Restaurant Review: Ruffino Italian Cuisine

If you’re craving some delicious pasta or other Italian specialties, think about heading over to Ruffino Italian Cuisine. The Italian restaurant has been a shining star in Ahwatukee and East Valley for 20 years, and it ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Things to Do on November 9, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Christie Ellis Gets 2014 Business Woman of the Year Nod

The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has named realtor and associate broker Christie Ellis 2014 Business Woman of the Year. According to Ahwatukee Foothills News, Ellis received the honor late last month at the chamber’s annual ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Real Estate on November 6, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Chamber Selects 3 Women for Scholarships

The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has selected three local women to receive the 2014 Women in Business scholarships. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Nikita Bhuyan, Devon de Simone and Ann Trent will all receive ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on October 29, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Preschoolers Create Teddy Bears for Pediatric Patients

Preschoolers at Ahwatukee’s Children of Hope Child Development Center are putting some smiles on sick kids’ faces and a teddy bear in their arms. According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, the preschoolers participated in the Hug-A-Bear ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on October 9, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Students Gives Winning Presentation at Innovation Summit

An eighth-grader at Keystone Elementary Montessori in Ahwatukee recently won the $500 grand prize for his pitch of a mobile startup at the Innovation Arizona Summit. According to the Akwatukee Foothills News, Sushil Sudhaker made his ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on September 30, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwautkee Native Joins Legendary Rockettes

Ahwautkee native Logan Reginato will be doing what she loves this winter as she performs on stage as a Rockette in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular. According to the Ahwautkee Foothills News (AFN), Reginato has ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on September 15, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Ahwatukee Resident Works to Grow Heart Arteries in Lab

Ahwatukee resident and University of Arizona junior Corina MacIsaac spent her entire summer in a lab coat on campus. What was she doing there? Just working on a tissue engineering vascular graft project that grows arteries in a ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on September 10, 2014 by Community Expert Team
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