Bringing Local ‘Business Forward’: Anthem’s Chamber hosting career fair

By Emily Ditomasso The Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first career fair, Business Forward Expo ’19, to give community members the chance to work with the diverse collection of local businesses. The fair is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Arizona Plaza, also known as ACE Hardware Plaza. Business vendor booths start at $50 and are limited to Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce members ...

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Be Green and Clean: Anthem invites residents to its semiannual recycling event

By Taylor O’Connor Going green is a form of spring cleaning for Anthem residents as they are invited to recycle old technology equipment, paper and other waste items. The Community Council’s semiannual Go Green event is from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Anthem Community park lower parking lot at 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway. Below is the list of approved items to bring to the recycling event; th ...

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Ask the Pharmacist

By Tara Storjohann, with Pilar Mackey Vaccinations especially vital to diabetics As a community pharmacist, I have many patients with diabetes who are looking for ways to stay healthy and prevent complications from having high blood sugars. Most recommendations I have are life-long commitments such as diet changes or taking daily medications. However, there is something I can recommend that is safe, easy an ...

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An ‘Itch’ for Success

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Photos by Chanelle Photography Thai Chili 2 Go finds spicy niche in Anthem Akshat Sethi had an “itch.” The successful financier/entrepreneur wanted to try his hand at being a restaurateur. Seven years ago, he created Thai Chili, a sit-down restaurant in the East Valley that boasts nearly 70 menu choices. It became a neighborhood favorite. “My family approached me about doing s ...

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A Sweet Promise: Anthem couple starts faith-based chocolate business

By Laura Latzko Chocolates can be delicious gifts to give to a loved one for a special occasion. For one local couple in Anthem, chocolates are a way to spread the word of God.   In the last year, Amanda and Edmundo Osorio launched Promise Chocolates, a company that produces hollow chocolates with Scriptures inside as well as traditional chocolates. Married for 18 years with children ranging from ages ...

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‘Deputy Isaac’

Cowboys come calling to help young boy stricken with cancer Robyn Overson thanks God every day for the miracles He has brought into her life. That includes former Hollywood stuntman and Disney animator Dr. Buck Montgomery of Goodyear, and the health of her 11-year-old grandson, Isaac Overson. The Peoria boy was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma. A recen ...

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‘A Stunning Talent’ Boulder Creek’s Sophia Humbert ready to launch music career

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sophia Humbert enthusiastically enters a Mexican restaurant, dressed down with jeans, a Grateful Dead T-shirt and red-rimmed glasses. The Boulder Creek High School student looks like an average teenager. But there’s nothing “average” about the Anthem girl. Humbert sings like an angel and has become a national anthem favorite around town. On Friday, April 12, she releases her de ...

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Pilot Program: Incoming Freshmen Get Guidance From Gifted Cohorts

By Jadyn Fisher At most DVUSD elementary and middle schools, there are tons of options for “gifted” students. Whether it’s a dignified program like the Renaissance program, SAGE programs, or just a cluster/cohort of students with similar, more advanced needs, there are options for everybody. Over the past few years as these programs have become larger and larger, there became a demand for it in high school ...

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On The Rise: A-Authentic Garage Doors Builds Solid Reputation And Plans Expansion

By Lauren Wise A garage door is one of those things that tends to reveal its true necessity only when it’s not working properly. Whether broken, damaged by a wayward emergency break – or the illusion that the garage is already open, as has happened to this writer – or squeaks so loudly you put mousetraps in the garage corners, you’re in a jam. And with garage problems, there is an urgency to repair it. You ...

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Learning To Grow: Laura Dozer Center Of Ucp Reaches Out To North Phoenix Community

By Eric Newman The Laura Dozer Therapy Clinic, part of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona, held an open house to showcase its facility and services on January 10, with the goal of reaching as many families and potential patients as possible. Located at 1802 West Parkside Lane in Phoenix, the Laura Dozer Therapy Clinic in the over 23,000-square-foot Laura Dozer Center offers some of the state’s best th ...

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