CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST WINNER

Casa Grande Public Library The Vista Grande Public Library Creative Writing Contest is an ongoing monthly contest where children write stories at the library’s Creative Writing Station. Each monthly winner gets his or her picture taken and placed on the Creative Writing Hall of Fame, receives a free book of his or her choosing from … Read More…

RIDE FOR THE WARRIOR

Good times for a Good Cause! Ride for the Warrior is a grassroots organization of 30+ volunteers on a mission to raise awareness and funds for Pinal County veterans and veteran organizations. With community support, the organization and events have increased awareness and donated over $82,400 to military and veteran’s causes since 2012. Funds have … Read More…

Library Summer Reading Program

Casa Grande Public Library Are you looking for the best fun and free thing to do with your kids this summer? Look no further, because it’s almost time for the 2019 Summer Reading Program at your Casa Grande Public Library! Our Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage children to read 20 minutes a day … Read More…

Community Recreation Center Opens in Casa Grande

by Phil Burdick, Public Information Officer, City of Casa Grande Casa Grande’s sparkling new Community Recreation Center has opened to rave reviews, but the center, which offers sports, fitness programs, kids’ classes and is the new home for the Boys and Girls Club of the Casa Grande Valley, was a journey 13 years in the … Read More…

ROLLING ON THE RIVER

The most beautiful type of travel through the world’s famous cities by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel Photos by Jerry Chinn The rowing machine I was sitting on was located in the front of the ship, a repositioning cruise from Europe aboard a 3,600-passenger vessel. I had been on the machine for … Read More…

The Health Benefits of Dance

by Corianna Lee, Director, Coolidge Performing Arts Center Television shows such as “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” have ignited an interest in dance unlike ever before. Intertwined with grace and athleticism, dance also has many physical and mental-health benefits that have been and currently are being studied. Physical Benefits … Read More…