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Phoenix Arizona Volunteer Fair Phoenix Workforce Connection by quotes

Phoenix Workforce Connection

Join us at our Volunteer Fair where you can meet with organizations such as AZ Humane Society; the AZ Children’s Hospital; Sun Sounds; Catholic Social Services; Phoenix Youth at Risk; State of AZ; City of Phoenix and more. Help others while you help yourself!  Equal Opportunity Employer/Program  Auxiliary Aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Please contact 602-262-6776 or City TTY Relay / 602-534-5500 as early as possible to coordinate needed arrangements.

• Network with those who share your interests
• Enhance marketability and skills
• Keep your resumé active

Phoenix Workforce Connection
9801 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020

JOIN US FROM . . . 9 to noon, Thursday, June 25, 2009

Phoenix Workforce Connection Volunteer Fair

The Phoenix Workforce Connection (PWC) offers workforce, employment, training and career information in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Volunteer Fair at Phoenix Workforce Connection


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Phoenix Neighborhoods Stand Together to Stop Gun Violence in South Phoenix by quotes

Phoenix Neighborhoods Stand Together

to Stop Gun Violence in South Phoenix

June 05 , 2008 by EditorA gun buy-back, a neighborhood cleanup and community walk are part of the “Take Back Your Neighborhood” campaign recently unveiled by Mayor Phil Gordon.

The month-long campaign will focus on four specific neighborhoods that, according to police, experience a disproportionate amount of gun violence and include several events specifically designed to make the neighborhoods a safer place.

Joining the mayor were Phoenix City Council members Michael Johnson, District 8, and Michael Nowakowski, District 7, and representatives of the Phoenix Police Department, U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona, Silent Witness, Phoenix Fire Department, Silent Witness and Arizonans for Gun Safety.

The goal of the program is to empower the residents of these neighborhoods to take action to prevent future gun violence. The neighborhoods involved in the project and their boundaries are:

7/11 Fight Back (7th to 15th avenues and Buckeye Road to I-17), Lindo Park (19th to 23rd avenues and Roeser Road to Southern Avenue), South Vista (12th to 16th streets and Roeser Road to Southern Avenue), Hermoso Park (16th to 24th streets and Vineyard to Broadway roads).

Spearheading the Take Back Your Neighborhood program is Arizonans for Gun Safety, a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to reducing gun deaths and injuries.

In addition, several private individuals and companies have pledged their support, including APS, Gust Rosenfeld, Jerry and Joan Colangelo, Phoenix Community Alliance, SRP, the Arizona Republic and La Voz.

The Take Back Your Neighborhood program is a coordinated effort between the city of Phoenix, Phoenix Police Department, ATF, Arizona U.S. Attorney’s Office and Arizonans for Gun Safety to dramatically reduce the amount of violent crime in the four Phoenix neighborhoods.

The events for the bilingual campaign include:

The “Steps to Stop Gun Violence” community walk 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Lindo Park, 19th Avenue and Roeser Road, led by faith-based communities in the four neighborhoods. The walk will culminate with a free breakfast and the distribution of free gun locks.

Two job fairs scheduled for Tuesday, June 17, and Thursday, June 19, to help neighborhood residents take charge of their lives.

A neighborhood cleanup event 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, presented by the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department to help encourage community involvement. In addition to dumpsters and garbage bags, paint and rollers will be provided to stamp out graffiti.

A “no questions asked” gun buy-back program 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, will award a $100 grocery gift card to anyone who brings in a firearm. Buyback locations will include the Phoenix Police Department’s South Mountain Precinct, as well as community churches in each of the four participating neighborhoods.

A community celebration of Take Back Your Neighborhood month 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, from at the South Mountain Community Center. Activities will include music, food, games and free swimming in the community pool.

The Take Back Your Neighborhood campaign will include weekly door hangers on every one of the 4,000 homes and apartments in the participating communities, as well as billboards, posters and event fliers promoting specific events. Additionally, 600 free gun locks will be distributed throughout the duration of the program to promote firearm safety.

For more information about the program, visit http://takebackyourneighborhood.com or call 602-222-5400.



Arizona Center for Divorce Education – Free Divorce Seminar by quotes

Arizona Center for Divorce Education – Free Divorce Seminar

OPEN YOUR EYES ABOUT DIVORCE
Educational Seminar – Tuition is: Zero Dollars.

(Scottsdale, AZ – May 23, 2007) – 21 million marriages ended in divorce in 2000. The Arizona Center for Divorce Education, established in 2004, was formed by a group of professionals to help educate and assist individuals and couples with the financial, legal, and emotional issues faced during the divorce process. Thursday June 7th they will be holding a Free Divorce Seminar, where a team of experts will advise on the financial, legal, and emotional pitfalls to avoid during divorce proceedings. Participants will learn how to protect retirement benefits, credit rating, emotional health, and determine a fair division of assets. The seminar is open to the public free of charge, and will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Franciscan Renewal Center 5802 E Lincoln Dr Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 in the Brother Anthony Room.

“Divorce can be complicated. The decision to divorce comes with many options and considerations,” Cody Hayes, founder of the Arizona Center for Divorce Education. “The experts at the Arizona Center for Divorce Education address the legal, financial and emotional issues associated with divorce and are dedicated to helping the public become educated on the process in order to better prepare and protect themselves.”

The Arizona Center for Divorce Education is an educational organization comprised of experts in the areas of Arizona divorce law, mental and emotional health/well being, asset protection, credit protection, home and living options, child support, child custody and spousal maintenance. For more information, contact the Arizona Center for Divorce Education at (602) 373-8485 or visit http://www.azcde.org/ to register for their upcoming seminars.



SPECIAL EVENT WORKSHOP – Exploring Your Passion – Putting It To Work by quotes

SPECIAL EVENT WORKSHOP

MON, MAR 26, 8 AM – 2:30 PM

Exploring Your Passion – Putting It To Work

Have you ever awakened in the morning feeling stuck in your job search or in your current position and frustrated that you had no other career options that inspired or motivated you to take action?

The purpose of this one-day workshop is to assist people who may be stuck in their job search or in their current jobs. Often individuals limit themselves to what they “have always done” because it was the career that defined them for many years. They tend to lose sight of the many skills and strengths that they have developed through their life experience.

For those of you who have suspected that you were falling short of your passion or “calling,” this workshop may be of help to you! The program is designed to highlight tools to assist individuals determine where they might be stuck and to begin to identify their strengths, talents and preferences.

Facilitator:  Maria Wojtczak has 20+ years of organization development (OD) experience and worked with a wide range of organizations. She brings extensive experience in the field of adult learning concepts, and in the design and facilitation of adult learning experiences. In her OD practice, Maria coached senior leadership and consulted with senior executives, high-level education personnel, as well as middle management. Maria’s focus, in her consulting practice and in her business, is organizational effectiveness and the development of individuals. Maria is a graduate of the University of Michigan and a member of SJN’s Board.

Pre-registration date extended to March 19:  Seating is limited to 25 participants. Register by sending email confirming your attendance to Chris Payne, cpayne46@cox.net.  Send $20 check (for materials) payable to Scottsdale Job Network at the following address:

Scottsdale Job Network
P.O. Box 25674
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Workshop location:
Catholic Community of the Blessed Sacrament Church
11300 N. 64th Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

Lunch:  Bring a sack lunch. 



Katie Pushor – President and CEO Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce by quotes

New Tricks in Networking

New Tricks in Networking-Scottsdale Job Network Upcoming Meeting Topic.

Katie Pushor , President and CEO Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce will discuss new tricks in networking.

Scottsdale Jobs

NEXT MEETING:  MARCH 20, 9:30-11:30 AM

Katie Pushor, President and CEO
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

New Tricks in Networking
Katie Pushor will discuss the current state of the Phoenix economy, growth and job market. Katie will also provide information and insight into social networks like the Phoenix chamber, and offer stories of the many job transitions and “new tricks’” she has had to learn as she has gone from accounting to marketing to consulting to government to non-profit. 
Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 A.M. at Temple Chai, 4645 East Marilyn Road, Phoenix.

The Temple is located just east of the Piestawa Freeway (Route 51) and South & West of the loop 101 (PIMA FREEWAY SECTION). Temple Chai is on the west side of Tatum Blvd. between Thunderbird and Greenway Roads.

Click here for a location map on MapQuest 

Resume reviews are offered on the third Tuesday before the meeting, 9:00-9:30 A.M.



Tempe partners with residents to eliminate alley weeds by quotes

Tempe partners with residents to eliminate alley weeds

 

 

TEMPE, Ariz. – Monsoon rains have created an overgrowth of weeds in
Tempe’s alleys unseen in years, according to the Public Works
department. In response, the department began spraying weeds in the
alleys more than three weeks ago.

 

“All alleys from the north city limit to US 60 are complete,” said John
Osgood, deputy public works manager. “All alleys south of US 60 are
being sprayed this week and next week.”

 

Tempe has more than 165 miles of unpaved alleys and, by city code,
property owners are charged with taking care of the alley space directly
behind their homes. As a result, the city is requesting help from
residents in removing the dead weeds and keeping alleys as well
maintained as possible.

 

“Ideally they will bag up what they can and place them in the 300-gallon
container in the alley,” Osgood said. “Or they can bundle them up and
place them in a pile adjacent to their alley wall.”

 

For more information, call Street Maintenance in the Public Works
Department at 480-350-8229.



The 2006-2007 Cultural Facilities Resource Guide by quotes

The 2006-2007 Cultural Facilities Resource Guide

A
directory of Phoenix area facilities available for rent by arts organizations and artists for performances, exhibits, rehearsals, workshops and meetings is now available on-line at www.phoenix.gov/ARTFACIL/

The Guide features detailed, comprehensive information on:

27 Performance Spaces

10 Exhibition Spaces

9 City Library and Community Center Spaces


The Guide also features Indices to help narrow your search based on:

Seating Capacity

Geographic Location

Accessibility Services


Have a Space you’d like to add to the Guide?  You can do it online–just fill out a
Facility Survey Form