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Tucson School Supply Drives

Tucson School Supply Drives

| July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Tucson Values Teachers and Walgreens are collecting supplies August 1-15. Supplies can be dropped off at any Walgreens store in Southern Arizona. Last year they collected $71,000 worth of supplies, supplies that might otherwise have come out of a teacher’s pocket. The Community Finance Corporation has kicked in a generous $25,000 grant, and Walgreens […]

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Attending the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service

Attending the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service

| July 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Recently I was honored  to represent the OASIS Institute as a panelist at the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service. The event was sponsored by the Administration on Aging and the Corporation for National & Community Service. We were welcomed by Karen Richardson, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement. Opening speakers […]

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OASIS Fans Tweet Way to $16k in Sam’s Club Fundraiser

OASIS Fans Tweet Way to $16k in Sam’s Club Fundraiser

| July 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Tweeters helped OASIS put 3,307 tweets into the Twittersphere  on July 12, raising over $16,000 for adult health and wellness programs. Each tweet containing the hashtag #AdultWellness and the handle @SamsClub was worth $5.  Each Twitter account was restricted to a maximum of 20 tweets, so anyone could effectively donate $100 of Sam’s Club money […]

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Pollinator Week In Tucson

Pollinator Week In Tucson

| June 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tohono Chul Park, Bat Conservation International, and The Audubon Society have teamed up for National Pollinator Week featuring a digital photography contest and a week full of free educational lectures. The lectures, on landscaping for pollinators, hummingbirds, bees and other related topics, are presented by various local experts and authors and held in the Educational […]

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GTL Throws Tucson’s Largest Community Picnic, Together Tucson

GTL Throws Tucson’s Largest Community Picnic, Together Tucson

| May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Several hundred Tucsonans attended Together Tucson today at the U of A Mall. Participants lounged in the grass listening to music and guest speakers, painted tiles in the Ben’s Bells tent, and strolled through the nonprofit booths. The event was sponsored by the nonprofit organization Greater Tucson Leadership. I was completely impressed by the volunteers […]

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Nam Jam 2011

Nam Jam 2011

| March 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

What do you get if you combine a music festival, a custom car show, a chili cook-off, and lots of family friendly fun for only a $5.00 admission? Tucson’s own Nam Jam! In a weekend packed with activities, here is one that has a lot to offer. Sponsored by the local Viet Nam Veterans Chapter […]

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Cycle, skate, walk… just move!

Cycle, skate, walk… just move!

| March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cyclovia Tucson is an annual event that encourages people of all ages to get outdoors to exercise, socialize, and enjoy themselves. From 10am to 3pm, a 5 mile loop of Tucson streets will be closed to auto traffic and opened to strolling and biking. This is the second year for this event which has rapidly […]

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Tohono Chul Park Sonoran Spring Celebration

Tohono Chul Park Sonoran Spring Celebration

| March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Sonoran Spring Celebration is Tohono Chul’s signature annual gala. The 2011 “Garden Party” will feature music, dancing, art, and culinary delights from Chef Albert Hall and some of the Tucson Originals Restaurants. No fundraiser at Tohono Chul is complete without local artists showcasing their fabulous works. Lucy Masterman, Susan Libby, and David W. Conklin […]

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