No Ordinary Gym

Jabz uses boxing to help women meet their goals By Connor Dziawura Christina Peregrym was a longtime client of Jabz Boxing when she decided to get in on the concept and open a franchise. Targeted at women, Jabz Boxing is no ordinary gym. Its circuit-style fitness classes are designed to cover cardio, strength training, core work and plyometrics, but filtered through a boxing lens. This was appealing to Pere ...

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Great Daddy Dates

Father sets high bar on dates with his girls By Pastor David Bowen, Standing Stones Community Church, Standing Stones Christian Academy February and Valentine's. The month of love. As a father of three girls, I have always understood the influence and responsibility that comes with the privilege of being called dad. In a world seemingly getting more selfish, I have made it a point to teach my girls to be ge ...

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Crossing Boundaries

Anthem chamber offers trips to Mexico and Costa Rica By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce is expanding the boundaries of business networking to include group domestic and international travel experiences to members and members’ friends and family. The Chamber Travel Club includes round-trip transportation from Anthem, a T-shirt and a group photo as an added benefit to each trip. ...

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No Horsin’ Around

Equestrians take the Sun Circuit show seriously. Period. By Annika Tomlin Horses are Bob Avila’s life. His parents, Don and Pat, owned and showed horses during his childhood in Northern California, and he followed their career path. In Temecula, California, he founded Avila Training Stables, which helped breed and sell horses. Last year, Avila and his wife, Dana, sold their California ranch and moved to a s ...

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Connecting to Today’s Youth

Students and DVUSD are #extraordinary By Dr. Curtis Finch Deer Valley Unified School District Superintendent Ever wonder what it would be like to walk back into high school as a teenager again? Today, your first hurdle would be a convincing disguise. The second hurdle would be how you talk. However, what if you naturally looked like a teenager and even the adults were convinced, right away, without any chan ...

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Fresh Start

New Year’s resolutions apply to DVUSD, too By Dr. Curtis Finch, Deer Valley Unified School District Superintendent When most people think of the New Year, they concentrate on how to start fresh with new behaviors, routines or life perspectives; New Year’s resolutions are all about starting over. Forbes reports “only 25% actually stay committed to those resolutions after 30 days and only 8% accomplish them.” ...

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Deer Valley Pilots Association

Local group makes the Airpark a great place to fly By Bridgette Redman R epresenting the interests of Deer Valley Airpark tenants is no small task. The Airpark has more than 1,100 aircraft based in its 779 t-hangars, which is 100% occupied. It is the world’s largest general aviation airport in the world. General aviation is everything not represented by commercial air transportation. It includes corporate a ...

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Excellence Runs in the Family

Chamber taps Scott Zychowski the Businessperson of the Year By Heather Maxwell The Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce named Scott Zychowski of Andrew Z Diamonds and Fine Jewelry 2019 Businessperson of the Year on Saturday, December 7. A third-generation jeweler, Scott moved to Anthem from New Jersey in 2009, and has forged his own path in the business world following the footsteps left by his father, Andrew, a ...

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Savings Tips

Financial experts weigh in on unlocking success in the New Year By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Resetting financial goals is a common resolution for a New Year. Is 2020 the year to get out of debt, buy a house, plan that once-in-a-lifetime trip, or just build up a rainy-day fund? Most people know the importance of saving, but some may find it challenging to know where to start or how to create a savings plan ...

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Connolly’s Grill is a Straight Party

Owner Brian Cavender genuinely loves his work By Catherine Hathaway Connolly’s Grill is the place to party, says owner Brian Cavender. The excitement about the bar and all the events they host is unsurpassed. Cavender really loves his business. Connolly’s sat at 54th and Northern avenue for five years, until a space in 85085 opened a little closer to Cavender’s home. He jumped at the opportunity. “We are fa ...

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