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Lopez named Youth of the Year

Lopez named Youth of the Year

Johana Lopez has been named the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix Youth of the Year award recipient, the Club’s highest honor. Currently a senior at North Canyon High School, Lopez will be the first in her family to graduate high school. She is a member of the National Honor Society, maintains a 4.3 […]




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Medina receives ADDY Award

Medina receives ADDY Award

Luis Medina, current creative director with the full-service Phoenix ad agency, Park&Co, has received the 2013 Creative Director of the Year ADDY Award. This award is given to a creative director who has consistently conceptualized outstanding ideas for clients and most inspires his/her creative team to strive to achieve peak performance. The ADDY Awards represent […]




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Moreno, Martinez join DFS board

Moreno, Martinez join DFS board

Andrea Moreno and Sal Martinez have both been appointed to the board of directors for Dress for Success Phoenix. Moreno is the senior community outreach representative for SRP; Martinez is the president of SHIFT Employment Services, a full-service recruitment organization and a subsidiary of Chicanos por la Causa. Dress for Success Phoenix serves job-ready women, […]




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Muñoz named Exemplary Principal finalist

Muñoz named Exemplary Principal finalist

Betty Fairfax High School principal, Dr. Zachary Muñoz, is among the 13 educators in the state selected as Rodel Foundation of Arizona Exemplary Principal finalists. Muñoz has been in public education for 23 years and has served as the principal at Fairfax since the school opened in 2007. Finalists were selected for their ability to […]




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Hernandez joins PRfect

Hernandez joins PRfect

Veronica Hernandez has been hired as the senior account executive by PRfect Media International in Phoenix, a Hispanic-owned, full-service marketing agency. Until recently, Hernandez worked as a public relations account executive at Torres Consulting and Law Group in Tempe. With more than ten years of public relations experience, Hernandez will manage several of the agency’s […]




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AZSBDC honors businesses

The Arizona Small Business Development Center Network (AZSBDC) recently recognized fourteen Arizona small businesses and their accomplishments in 2012. Among the award winners were Hortencia Rosales of Yuma, owner of Mariscos Mar Azul, and David Carrizosa of Mesa, owner of Cellulars Conexion. The AZSBDC Network serves as a resource to assist small businesses throughout the […]




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An alarming trend

An alarming trend

One in four Hispanic teens abuse prescription drugs




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How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Local sources can provide answers to all your gardening questions




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Re-opening mines is a bad idea

Re-opening mines is a bad idea

My perspective on: protecting the Grand Canyon Watershed area




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Green lessons from California

Green lessons from California

Infusing sustainability into the curriculum