Scottsdale Arizona


SIGN UP UNDER WAY FOR ADOPT-A-SENIOR HOLIDAY PROGRAM by quotes

SIGN UP UNDER WAY FOR ADOPT-A-SENIOR HOLIDAY PROGRAM

The city’s Adopt-A-Senior Holiday Program needs volunteers to ensure another successful year.  Residents or businesses wishing to adopt a senior or make a contribution towards the program are invited to sign up now.
By “adopting” a senior, participants agree to purchase some requested gift items (minimal value $30-35) from their “wish list” and a grocery gift card of at least $25.
Making a cash or grocery gift card donation are also options. Please make checks out to “Concerned Citizens for Community Health/Via Linda” and mail it to Via Linda Senior Center 10440 E Via Linda, Scottsdale, Ariz., 85258.
Those wishing to “adopt” a senior should contact (480) 312-5810 by Oct. 20.  Donated gifts and checks need to be delivered to the center no later than Nov. 30. 

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NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCES GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE.GET ‘EM WHILE THEY’RE HOT! by quotes

NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCES GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE.GET ‘EM WHILE THEY’RE HOT!
The city provides citizens access to numerous programs and services and the newly released Neighborhood Resource Guide is a great tool to learn about them.  If you’re a newcomer to Scottsdale, a part-time homeowner, long-time resident or commercial property owner, visit your nearest Neighborhood Resource Center to get your free copy of the Neighborhood Resource Guide:  Granite Reef Neighborhood Resource Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Road; Pima North Neighborhood Resource Center, 8787 E Hualapai Dr. (Pima Road, south of Thompson Peak Parkway); or call (480) 312-3111.

 



NEIGHBORHOOD ENHANCEMENT PARTNERSHIP (NEP) PROGRAM OFFERS FUNDS TO NEIGHBORHOODS by quotes

NEIGHBORHOOD ENHANCEMENT PARTNERSHIP (NEP) PROGRAM OFFERS FUNDS TO NEIGHBORHOODS
Residents are encouraged to participate in the newly revised Neighborhood Enhancement Partnership (NEP) program. The NEP program helps to improve mature neighborhoods by partnering with property owners to financially assist in the enhancement of their neighborhoods through neighborhood-based improvement projects. For more information, Joanie Mead, neighborhood education manager, (480) 312-2543, jmead@ScottsdaleAZ.gov



NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN UP PROGRAMS OFFER FREE CITY SERVICES by quotes

NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN UP PROGRAMS OFFER FREE CITY SERVICES
Give your neighborhood a little “Scottsdale TLC”. The city is providing two FREE services to residents/volunteers who organize neighborhood clean-up efforts. The Scottsdale Roll-off program provides a 30-yard roll-off (refuse bin) to Scottsdale residents to assist with accumulated debris in neighborhoods. The Scottsdale Tool Lending Center (TLC) program provides a trailer loaded with landscape tools and is available for loan to Scottsdale residents and community volunteer groups. This program provides the necessary equipment to help remove accumulated debris in neighborhoods. For more information or to register to participate in one or both of these programs, (480) 312-3111.



BUILDING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT -GREEN BUILDING EXPO by quotes

BUILDING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT -GREEN BUILDING EXPO
The cities of Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe invite residents to participate in the Ninth Annual Green Building Expo on Friday, October 6 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. and on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Street. The event will feature exhibits highlighting cutting-edge building techniques and indoor products such as nontoxic paints and recycled flooring materials as well as host expert speakers, workshops, demos, author book signings, food, kids’ activities, fuel-efficient vehicles and the new Cinema Verde film festival. For more information, www.greenbuildingexpo.com or Anthony Floyd, senior green building consultant, (480) 312-4202



LOS ARCOS CROSSING – DEVELOPER OPEN HOUSE by quotes

LOS ARCOS CROSSING – DEVELOPER OPEN HOUSE
Applicants PDG America and Trillium Residential, developers of the Los Arcos Crossing, invite residents to attend an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4 at the Granite Reef Senior Center, Room # 1, 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd., to discuss their proposed redevelopment of the Los Arcos Crossing shopping center at the southwest corner of Miller and McDowell roads. Proposed plans include commercial/retail use and multi-family residential units. For more information, Lynne Lagarde, Earl, Curley & Lagarde, P.C., (602) 265-0094.



INDIAN BEND ROAD IMPROVEMENTS – PUBLIC MEETING by quotes

INDIAN BEND ROAD IMPROVEMENTS – PUBLIC MEETING
Residents are invited to view plans and public art concepts for the Indian Bend Road Improvement Project at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 7 at the Community Design Studio, 7506 E. Indian School Road.  The project team and public artists will give a brief presentation and be available to answer questions. Upon completion, the project will include an expanded roadway from 2 to 4 lanes, a new bridge over Indian Bend Wash and public art elements. For more information, Vivek Galav, project manager, (480) 312-7245