During the pandemic, providing a blood supply for our hospital patients is critically important, and volunteer blood donors are key to supporting our community blood supply.
To protect children against serious vaccine preventable diseases, Arizona school immunization law requires them to receive immunizations before entry to child care and school.
In tough times, we need to take our mind off the bad news and talk positive. I know my therapist would approve.
It feels like yesterday, and yet it was a year ago that Suzie was treated to a wonderful roundabout trip to Glacier National Park.
There’s no better time to read than the present. In fact, many people have shared that they have been reading more than ever during the pandemic.
As a result of Mel’s inspiration, the Sedona Village Partnership was created in 2012. Rooted in its core ideals; Connect, Educate, Respect, Collaborate, and Accomplish, our shared purpose is “To serve as a catalyst to inspire thought leadership and action in our community, to forge collaborative relationships, to build trust, to exchange ideas and information, and to find solutions for Village challenges as well as our dreams.”
We are pleased to announce that after a 5-month hiatus, the Big Park Community Coordinating Council will convene a Regular meeting in August – via Zoom.
In the November 2020 election, the Village of Oak Creek will lose one representative on the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board, as Vice President Heather Hermen will not run to keep her seat.
The baseball field at the former Big Park Elementary School in Sedona will be given new life as a garden.
The Big Park Council has encountered complicated questions as to how to effectively operate in this landscape of restrictions and uncertainty.
The kids in the Village of Oak Creek need a great education, whether we have a local school or not.
Tara Kohlan is a fighter. Not the fist-swinging, angry type. She’s the optimistic fighter that doesn’t quit. Won’t stay down no matter what life hits her with. And (mostly) keeps an optimistic disposition along the journey, “Don’t take life for granted; make every day count.”
In 2005, we surveyed VOC employees about their favorite lunch stops. Tara Thai, at 34 Bell Rock Plaza, was at the top of the list. Pad Thai was the most frequently ordered entrée.
Q&A with Big Park Council Representative Joe Skidmore
With library buildings being closed or having restricted hours, many readers are turning to digital collections.
When school abruptly ended for area children in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on-line distance learning via computers was hastily put in place to fill the gap.
The Western Gateway area was first identified as important for trail access in the 1998 revised Coconino National Forest Plan which identified the area as a “trail access hub” for a robust non-motorized trail system.
Verde Valley School delivered one of the most meaningful and aesthetically beautiful ceremonies for their graduates May 30. Although this year looked different due to not having a physical commencement ceremony on campus at Verde Valley School, the school still provided a purposeful and memory-filled virtual adjustment to honor its 27 graduates who are the 2020 inductees of Verde Valley School’s Alumni association.
Adrian Guajardo did not hesitate when asked if there was some life lesson or a piece of wisdom he’d like to share.
Each day our Big Park Community Coordinating Council receives an update from Supervisor Randy Garrison’s office that includes daily update on COVID data for Yavapai County, information on new resources, and guidance for keeping our communities safe. We’ve been sharing via email items that
Due to the current need for social distancing, an ongoing shortage of disaster relief supplies and delayed shipping of the same, the Crisis Care Kit assembling has been rescheduled for July 2020.