BANNER CASA GRANDE CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

by David Lozano, Earned Media Senior Manager, Banner Health Time goes by quickly when you’re having fun. But in our case, time has flown by when bringing babies into the world. In 2016, Banner Casa Grande embarked on an exciting journey – groundbreaking for a 26,000-square-foot Women & Infant Services unit to enhance maternity care … Read More…

KEEP YOUR KIDS ENTERTAINED AND FREE OF BOREDOM

by Andrew H. Jones, Community Relations Coordinator, Sun Life Family Health Center Summer break is upon us and in the age of cellphones and video games, it isn’t hard for kids to find something to do on a hot summer day. However, spending too much time with a phone or video game remote control in … Read More…

THE BENEFITS OF GROUP FITNESS ARE REAL

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie, Certified Physical Trainer, CPT, WickedFiTT It’s 4:30 on a Monday morning. It’s been six months since you made an early New Year’s resolution. This is the year you get in shape, and so far you’ve been good about sticking to your new exercise routine. But this morning … not so much. You … Read More…

PEER LEADERS LEAD THE WAY

by Terri Durham, Office Coordinator, Seeds of Hope Mariela works with the Stanfield Elementary School District. Amanda is married with two kids living in the East Valley. Wendy, Julissa and Zeniada are alumni or students of Central Arizona College. One thing they all have in common is where they got their first taste of leadership: … Read More…

HOT DOG!

by Gigi McWhirter As the “dog days of summer” make their appearance, it is especially important that you keep your pets safe from heatstroke. Heatstroke can happen to any dog – from the very fit to the pampered lap dog. Here is a list of dogs that are at an even higher risk: ANY dog … Read More…

SUMMERTIME – PREPARING YOUR BODY FOR EXTREME HEAT

by David Lozano, Earned Media Senior Manager, Banner Health Summertime in Arizona – you can either love it or absolutely hate it. Let’s be realistic, it gets hot in this state. No matter if you’re a visitor, a part-time resident or even a native, we’re all susceptible to the extreme summer heat. Unless you decide … Read More…

WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD

by Terri Durham, Office Coordinator, Seeds of Hope Volunteer: noun,  vol·un·teer  \ ˌvä-lən-ˈtir  / “A person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service.” Seeds of Hope has been improving lives for 25 years, and volunteers are a huge part of our success. Over the course of a quarter-century, there has never … Read More…

ASU PARTNERS WITH CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE

New Partnership Offers Bachelor Degree Options in Pinal County by Meenah Rincon, Media Relations Officer, Arizona State University Arizona State University (ASU) in partnership with the Central Arizona College (CAC), Corporate Center, will offer undergraduate bachelor degrees for students in Pinal County, beginning fall 2018. ASU, Central Arizona College and Pinal County community leaders collaboratively … Read More…

GIVE YOUR CHILD A WINNING EDGE IN SPORTS

by Andrew H. Jones, Community Relations Coordinator, Sun Life Family Health Center When children step on the court or field of play, they have little else on their mind besides having fun. In my opinion, that is as it should be. However, it is up to us, as the parents, the coaches and healthcare providers, … Read More…