HABOOB… A dust storm by another name!

by Bea Lueck After a recent discussion on CG CHAT about whether to call our summer monsoon storms a “dust storm” or a “haboob,” I thought this would be a timely and informational bit of useless trivia! Haboob [huh-boob] noun: a thick dust storm or sandstorm that blows in the deserts of North Africa and … Read More…

Dorothy Powell Senior Adult Center

405 East Sixth Street – Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Dorothy Powell Senior Adult Center provides area residents the opportunity to experience recreational, cultural and educational programming in a friendly atmosphere. Dorothy Powell Senior Adult Center is open to individuals 50 years of age or older. Tours and an explanation of our programs are available during our … Read More…

THE SERENDIPITY OF F.I.T.

by Rock Earle, Founder Chief Executive Officer, ROX Group, LLC Huh? What on earth is F.I.T.? F.I.T. is an acronym that can stand variously for Free, Frequent, Foreign, Fully, or Flexible Independent Travel. What it really means is a tourist or tourists travelling independently, designing their own itineraries and making their own travel arrangements without … Read More…

WHAT’S DEVELOPING IN ELOY?

by Mark Benner, CEO, Eloy Chamber of Commerce | Photo by Norman Kent  Save the Date!  On Monday, May 29 at The Eloy Memorial Park Cemetery, the people of Greater Eloy will gather to remember and honor those who died in service to our country. Celebration starts at 9 a.m.  and is followed by an … Read More…

UPCOMING LIBRARY EVENTS

Vista Grande Library – 1556 N. Arizola Rd 421-8652 Main Library – 449 N. Dry Lake Street 421-8710 TEEN MOVIES at VISTA GRANDE: Fantastic Beasts  Friday, 6/9: 1:00 pm Rogue One  Friday, 6/16: 1:00 pm Bye Bye Man Friday, 6/23: 1:00 pm Max Steel  Friday, 6/30: 1:00 pm Before I fall Friday, 7/7: 1:00 pm … Read More…

FROM THE WITNESS CHAIR TO LAW SCHOOL

Mock Trial Program Celebrates 15 years of Success by Donna McBride A slender elderly woman shuffled up the aisle to make her way to the witness chair. Her cane helped carry the burden of her soon-to-be testimony, which had probably caused a few of the gray hairs that were visible on her head. Once sworn in, … Read More…

A COOLIDGE TREASURE

Visit Casa Grande Ruins National Monument The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is one of Arizona’s lasting treasures.  Built around 1400 CE by Native Americans who inhabited the area, this Casa Grande or “Big House” stands as a symbol of how these people lived, worked and played.  Not much is known about the purpose of this … Read More…