Hotline: Thursday, Aug. 5

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Chef Eddie Matney, Eddie’s House
For reservations at Eddie’s House call 480-946-1622 or visit www.EddieshouseAZ.com. 
>>View Chef Eddie’s recipe for Pomegranate Chili BBQ Chicken with Cucumber Relish.

Mercury Online Academy of Arizona - Transformation Charter Education for Your Child
Mercury Online Academy of Arizona has created blended learning: A combination of online courses with an innovative charter school program that can customize learning to achieve excellent student achievement results. Enroll by Friday August 6th for 2010-11 academic year.  For more information on Mercury Online Academy of Arizona visit mercuryaz.org or call 1-888-218-4399.

AZ Basset Hound Rescue - Fifth Annual Basset Ball
The Basset Ball is the biggest fundraiser of the year & will be held on September 25th at Monterra at Westworld. Silent & live auction along with dinner & champagne fountain with hundreds of items up for auction, including Phoenix Suns tickets & trips, as well as animal related items (you do not need to be a “dog person” to have a good time as there are lots of items to choose from).  The pre-online auction features about 300 of the 500 items until August 8th. For more information visit www.azbassetrescue.org or call 602-225-7800. For online auction link visit www.biddingforgood.com/azbassethoundrescue/2010 & www.benefitwines.com/azbhr.

Brenda Novak, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author - New Book Release, WHITE HEAT
The first title of Brenda Novak’s back-to-back series, White Heat is entirely set in the Phoenix metro area. Check out Brenda’s local book signing events on Thursday, August 5th from 7-9PM at Changing Hands Bookstore located at 6428 S. McClintock Dr. in Tempe or call 480-730-0205. Saturday, August 7th from 2-4 PM Brenda’s book signing will take place at the Poisoned Pen located at 4014N. Goldwater Blvd. in Scottsdale or call 480-947-2974. Visit www.brendanovak.com & twitter.com/brenda_novak.

Maricopa County Home & Garden Show - How to Improve Your Home’s Performance
REEIS is the leading energy auditing & energy efficiency contractor who specializes in retrofitting homes into high performance ones. APS & SRP programs which rebate customer who make improvements based on the recommendations of the Department of Energy’s Home Performance with Energy Star. All homeowners who contact REEIS or visit us at the show,  REEIS is offering free thermal imaging on all $99 audits. For more information The Summer Maricopa County Home & Garden Show visit www.MaricopaCountyHomeShows.com or call 602- 485-1691.

Dr. Grey Stafford, Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium –  Banded Sharks
For more information on the Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium visit www.wildlifeworld.com or call 623-935-WILD. 

Sarah Ventre, New Times - Music Hot Topics
For more information on the music scene with Sarah Ventre please visit www.twitter.com/sarazona.

Floral arrangements provided by God’s Garden Treasures
For more information visit www.godsgardentreasures.biz or call 480-603-7673.