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Highland High agriculture teacher snags national award for unique safety lesson
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Highland High agriculture teacher snags national award for unique safety lesson

January 20th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Curtis Willems, agricultural educator at Highland High School, is one of just six individuals nationwide who received the National Association of Agricultural Educators Ideas Unlimited Award at the NAAE annual convention in Las...
Cowboy educator rounds up scholarship support
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Cowboy educator rounds up scholarship support

December 6th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Marla Levine Gilbert-based cowboy entertainer and educator Ted Newman knows the value of education. “As a retired schoolteacher, I’m for anything that furthers education,” he said. He is not alone. Residents of The Forum...
Gilbert’s Native American Management Internship provides real-life work experience
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Gilbert’s Native American Management Internship provides real-life work experience

December 6th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Courtney Kock Gilbert remains a leader in Native American inclusion with continued expansion of its Native American Management Internship. Gilbert in 2013 launched the groundbreaking program, which puts college interns...
Art quilts mix fun and work for Vision Gallery’s exhibiting artist
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Art quilts mix fun and work for Vision Gallery’s exhibiting artist

December 6th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Quilting is “plork” for Marla Hattabaugh, who coined the word to denote a mix of play and work. The Scottsdale artist recently opened These Are Not Your Grandmother’s Quilts: The Art Works of Marla...
A few hours with Just Serve network can make a huge difference for others
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A few hours with Just Serve network can make a huge difference for others

November 28th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Paul Maryniak   Every day is a day of service for Michelle Curry. Curry administers a Phoenix network called Just Serve, which connects groups, individuals and even government agencies with projects that brighten the...
Gilbert Historical Museum features new workshops and programs that will appeal to all ages.
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Gilbert Historical Museum features new workshops and programs that will appeal to all ages.

November 28th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
Gilbert museum offers new programming for all ages By Srianthi Perera The Gilbert Historical Museum has launched a line of programming to reflect its new model of operation, Communities for All Ages. The concept is a national...
Raising Cane’s, a new spot in town to get some chicken fingers
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Raising Cane’s, a new spot in town to get some chicken fingers

November 19th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers opened a location in Gilbert recently, its third in the East Valley and its 12th in Arizona. It’s at 2370 S. Val Vista Drive at the northwest corner of Val Vista Dr. and E. Williams Field Road....
SRP linemen shine bright at International Rodeo
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SRP linemen shine bright at International Rodeo

November 18th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Kathleen Mascareñas Guest writer   When you think of linemen, you likely envision burly football players on the gridiron. And a rodeo probably brings to mind cowboys wearing chaps, boots and hats. The International...
The Gilbert House captures a bit of the town’s heyday
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The Gilbert House captures a bit of the town’s heyday

November 14th, 2016 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Kathy Kerby Gilbert’s population has exploded since its early roots as the Hay Capital of the World, so it is refreshing when a touch of “old” Gilbert remains. The Gilbert House is nestled in a 1928 Sears craftsman house...