HOTLINE: Friday, April 25

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Arbor Day
Arbor Day is April 25 City will be celebrating with an Arbor Day tree planting. Volunteers will read Dr. Seuss' The Lorax at approximately 10 a.m. April 25 to third graders at select Mesa Public Schools.  For more information, contact  Mesa Public Information and Communications Specialist Kevin Christopher at 480-644-4699 or

Veterans on Cross Country Walk
Navy Veterans Austin Shirley and Bryan Cochran, are walking across the country in support of Wounded Wear, will stop at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa en route to their final destination of San Diego, California. Friday, April 25, 2014 8:30 AM At the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, 5402 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
Giuliani in Phoenix
Mayor Rudy Giuliani to speak in Phoenix about countering Iran's nuclear and terrorist threats. The symposium, sponsored by the Iranian-American Community of  Arizona, begins at 3:30 pm and ends at 5:30 pm at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel,  Grand Ballroom AB (340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004).
MADD Arizona Event
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Arizona will be at IntelliSchools in Chandler on  April 25 to announce new data about underage drinking prevention from a national survey  of high school students. MADD will present a free 25-minute workshop at 5 p.m. for parents and caregivers called Power of Parents that empowers and equips parents with the tools they need to talk to their kids about alcohol. IntelliSchools 1727 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler 85224
Not My Kid Gala
Arizona is in the top 20 percent of states for youth having one or more depressive episodes annually. the notMYkid's 10th annual gala will be held at the Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center Friday,  April 25. More than 650 people are anticipated to attend the annual fundraising event of the Valley-based nonprofit. Gala and raffle tickets are available for purchase at 


g or contact Katie Sarvas for more info at  602-652-0163 x109 or