Thursday, April 16

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Goodwill Job Fair

Goodwill is hosting several job fairs throughout the valley today. Job seekers should bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally for onsite interviews.

Hiring Event: Soreo In Home Support Services at Goodwill Fresh Start Women's Foundation Career Center, located at 1130 E. McDowell Road in Phoenix, 85006 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

They are looking to hire for the positions of:

  • Direct Care Workers (Caregivers)
  • Certified Nursing
  • Medical Assistants

Hiring Event: Premier Employee Solutions at Goodwill South Mountain Career Center, located at 1980 W. Baseline Road, Phoenix, 85041 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

They are looking to hire for the positions of:

  • Machine Operators
  • Inventory Management
  • Packaging/Production
  • Leads, Maintenance Mechanics
  • General Laborers

Finally, Goodwill and Maricopa Skill center will be hosting a job fair at Goodwill Career Center On-Site at Maricopa Skill Center Northwest,2931 W. Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85053 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come down and talk with companies looking for talented individuals.

Companies present will include Auto Zone, Wells Fargo and more!

Location: Room 124 Northwest Skill Center

For more information call: 602-535-4444

Kids Sports

Mountain Vista Medical Center residency doctors, in partnership with Desert Grove Family Medical, will offer FREE sports physicals to students on one selected Saturday a month, from April to August.

The sports physicals are free, regardless of whether the student has insurance, provided that they schedule an appointment ahead of time during one of the special dates and times offered.

The next opportunity for a student to get a free sports physical is this Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Desert Grove Family Medical in Mesa. To schedule a free sports physical, call 480-834-7546.

Desert Grove Family Medical

10238 East Hampton Avenue, Suite 508

Mesa, AZ 85209

SoCal Deals

Summer is right around the corner, which means many Arizonans will soon be making plans to get out of town. AAA has pulled together some getaway ideas for families.

Triple A recommends these vacation destinations to escape the desert heat:

*Anaheim -

*Seal Beach

*San Diego

*Baja Mexico Cruise

among others.

For more information and special discounts for members, visit: www.aaa.com/travel

Earth Day

Earth Day is around the corner and we have some product ideas that keep the environment green and keeps you from spending a lot of green.

From stylish bags made from upcycled billboards, to reclaimed sheet music used as soap wrappers - to amazing earth-friendly bug repellents and deodorants - we have some pretty cool stuff you can feel good about.

Some of these environmentally-friendly products include:

BugBand Wristbands which repel insects naturally for up to 120 hours...

bugband.net

Truly's Natural Deodorant keeps you fresh without dangerous chemicals and is made from organic coconut oil, powdered sugar, baking soda, and beeswax...

trulysnaturaldeodorant.com

Music City Suds! are soaps, body washes and candles handcrafted in Nashville using all natural ingredients.

musiccitysuds.com

Dr. Sponge, is a sustainable line of eco-friendly* skin cleansing sponges - made from plant fiber and they come in several great scents and are biodegradable.

drsponge.com

Stonewear, is a women's performance apparel brand that uses sustainable fabrics and ethical manufacturing processes. Stonewear is made from high quality organic cotton fabrics, recycled polyester and quick dry fabrics.

stoneweardesigns.com

Rareform is an outdoor gear company committed to creating bags and other products from upcycled billboards. Each month, Rareform uses approximately 10,000 pounds of billboards which otherwise would end up in landfills. They create surf board bags, duffel bags, wallets, and more.

rareform.com