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Everybody Loves Fondue

Cheese whizzes: Gilbert woman, husband dip into success with fondue eatery

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Celine and Bill Dixon have been smitten with the Everybody Loves Fondue restaurant that they opened two years ago. Gilbert has, too. “Who doesn’t love melted cheese and chocolate?” Bill asks rhetorically. “We...
Cold Beers & Cheesburgers

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers a good spot to watch the game

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Gilbert, a neighborhood burger joint with a casual and friendly atmosphere, opened recently on the northwest corner of Higley and Queen Creek roads. The trademark of Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is...
CASA Volunteers

CASA volunteers collect thousands of gifts for local foster children 

Voices for CASA Children, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to serving foster children in Maricopa County and the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA volunteers) who support them, hosted its annual Jingle & Mingle CASA Holiday Party,...
Mesa Art League

A fresh perspective

About 20 members of the Mesa Art League participated in a plein air experience (painting outdoors) at the Riparian Preserve at Water Park in Gilbert recently. Artists created paintings in watercolor, oil and other...

A fitness program should incorporate nutrition education for best results

So there you are, looking in the mirror, one, two, three kids later. Maybe you’re working full time, maybe your full time job is taking care of the home and children. Whatever your responsibilities are,...
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Highland High agriculture teacher snags national award for unique safety lesson

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 Vegas...

Cowboy educator rounds up scholarship support

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 at Desert Harbor...

Gilbert’s Native American Management Internship provides real-life work experience

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 interested in civil service, to...

Art quilts mix fun and work for Vision Gallery’s exhibiting artist

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...

A few hours with Just Serve network can make a huge difference for others

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 lives of...