HOTLINE: Wednesday, Sept. 24

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Silver Sneaker Winner

90-year-old Grace Ruby has won the 2014 Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award, a national award from SilverSneakers, for her inspiring story of overcoming adversity, improving her health and happiness, and being a dedicated SilverSneakers champion.
Tempe YMCA
7070 S Rural Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85283
Cool School: Girls Leadership Academy
Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona is this weeks cool school! Most are first generation high school grads,100% of graduates past two years moved onto college,many the first in their family for that too. This year's seniors will be the first to attend all 4 years at the academy and recently recognized for Lemelson-MIT grant to built water rescue device. Not to mention it is the only all girl public school in Arizona. It also features heavy STEM curriculum and many cool opportunities not typical of public schools.
Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona
715 W Mariposa St
Phoenix, Arizona 85013
Sun Anthem Auditions
The Phoenix Suns will host a variety of game entertainment auditions September 22 - 27 in search of talented individuals to perform at 2014-15 Suns home games. The Suns will hold auditions and interviews for the following teams and opportunities: Sun Ball Kids, National Anthem, Verve Sol Patrol and Solar Squad. All of the auditions will be held at US Airways Center, located at 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85004.
Phoenix Suns Game Entertainment Auditions Schedule:
Monday, September 22
Suns Ball Kid Interviews
US Airways Center (Blue Moon Club): 5 - 9 p.m.
201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Phoenix Suns are in search of highly-motivated and hard-working kids ages 16-19 who are interested in a position with the Suns Ball Kids during the 2014-15 season. Interviewees are asked to bring a resume. Parking will be available in the US Airways Center garage at no cost. 
Wednesday, September 24:
National Anthem Auditions
US Airways Center (Casino Arizona Pavilion): 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
The Suns are looking for talented performers who are interested in auditioning to perform the national anthem at an upcoming Suns home game. No appointment is necessary. 
Thursday, September 25:
Verve Sol Patrol Auditions
US Airways Center (Suns Main Court): 6 - 8 p.m.
This high-flying, high-energy dunk team performs during most Suns home games. Candidates must be 18 or older to participate, have a high school diploma or GED, and bring a non-returnable photo and resume.  
Saturday, September 27:
Solar Squad Auditions
US Airways Center (Practice Court): 12 - 5 p.m.
The Solar Squad is a highly energetic, interactive hip-hop dance team. Performers must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and bring a non-returnable photo and resume.
Waylon Jennings Auction
On October 5 at Phoenix's stunning Musical Instrument Museum, New York City-based auction house Guernsey's will resurrect the aura of outlaw country megastar Waylon Jennings with the sale of many of his personal belongings. For the first time, Jennings' legions of fans will have a chance to own a piece of musical history. The featured collection is being offered by country music legend Jessi Colter, Jennings' wife of more than thirty years with whom he often shared the stage. The event will help bring attention to the important care provided at the Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
4725 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(480) 478-6000
Allergy Acupuncture
Chinese medicine is a complete medical system that has diagnosed, treated, and prevented illness for over 5,000 years. While it can remedy ailments and alter states of mind, Chinese medicine can also enhance recuperative power, immunity, and the capacity for pleasure, work, and creativity.
Box Play
Janette Harwell, a local mom and founder of Box Play for Kids, is a finalist in Martha Stewart's "American Made" contest. Voting takes place now through Oct 13, and winners will be named around Oct. 17
Vote for Janette's Box Play for Kids stickers at:
Kettle Heroes
Kettle Heroes uses non-GMO popcorn from Pennsylvania Amish country. Their popcorn is certified gluten- and nut-free and is kosher. Kettle Heroes popcorn is available at Bashas' Grocery Stores and AJ's Fine Foods throughout the Valley and, starting this season, it will be part of the food truck "Flight Deck" at Arizona Cardinals games at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Kettle Heroes