A Team Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment

by the Medical Teams at Alliance Cancer Care Arizona and Alliance Surgery Arizona Every year, more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. From the moment a woman is faced with the news of an abnormal mammogram, it is impossible not to feel a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty. … Read More…

Holiday Pressure

by Alexis Solberg, Public Allies AmeriCorps Member, Casa Grande Alliance Ah, the most wonderful time of the year! Or should I say the most stressful? Some people can live merrily off candy canes and hot chocolate, but for others, it’s too much to handle. So how exactly should you go about your holiday-related stress? Here … Read More…

Gratitude Brings You a Wealth of Health Benefits

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie, Certified Physical Trainer, Certified Corporate Wellness Coach, WickedFiTT I am not sure if I have told all of you but I really love November. For me, it is the time to look back on the year and all of the things in my life I am thankful for. It is a great … Read More…

Leadership Starts with Flexibility

by Donna McBride, Pinal County Juvenile Court Program Administrator II Having patience, accepting change and being flexible are all qualities needed when one is in leadership positions. The new Casa Grande Youth Commission members learned that lesson firsthand during their first official meeting of the 2020-2021 school year in late September. The group customarily holds … Read More…

Central Arizona College and Sundt Construction, Inc. Receive Award from AACC

by Angela Askey, Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently announced the recipients of the 2020 AACC Awards of Excellence during a virtual ceremony. The award categories included: advancing diversity, safety planning and leadership, faculty innovation, corporate partnership and student success. Central Arizona College and Sundt Construction, … Read More…

Your Holiday Food May Spell Danger to Your Pet

by Gigi McWhirter With the holidays just around the corner and visions of sugarplums dancing in your head, it is important to remember to keep an extra watchful eye on what your pets are eating. While dogs are omnivores, too much of a good thing or any of some things can make them very ill … Read More…

Where’s the State’s Money? Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee Knows

by Ray Newton As one of the state’s top six elected constitutional officers, Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee oversees cash management of the $40 billion state budget. That entails making certain payments are directed to the correct state agencies, local governments and schools. Beyond that, the office of the Arizona State Treasurer operates four local government … Read More…

Super Moms Sound Off on Staying Fit

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie, Certified Physical Trainer, Certified Corporate Wellness Coach, WickedFiTT Today, the life of a mom can get super busy, right? Whether you are a working mom or stay-at-home mom, the challenges are many between the demand to make zucchini noodles and cauliflower pizza crust to making sure our house looks like it was … Read More…

Central Arizona College Selected to Join Achieving the Dream National Network

by Angela Askey, Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing, Central Arizona College Central Arizona College is one of five colleges across the country that has strengthened its commitment to improving student success by becoming part of the Achieving the Dream (ATD) National Network. CAC President Dr. Jackie Elliott said, “We are honored to have been … Read More…

Call the Doctor!

by Gigi McWhirter When in doubt, call your veterinarian or an emergency veterinary care facility — not Dr. Google! In our area, there is not a 24-hour veterinary hospital. Casa Grande Animal Hospital is the only veterinary office open seven days a week. At the bottom of the article, there are numbers for 24- hour … Read More…