Monday, May 11

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GoFundMe Account for Derrick Erickson

To donate to the GoFundMe account created for Derrick Erickson, the dispatcher who needs a double-lung transplant, go to Job Fair

There are 3,000 jobs up for grabs in the Valley this week. Today, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Local is hosting a job fair at the Phoenix Airport Marriot. You'll need to register on their website.

Bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally.

Phoenix Airport Marriot

1101 North 44th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85008

The Core Institute will also be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, May 12. They are looking to fill positions in their contact center, revenue cycle management and clinical operations. The Core Institute is Arizona's largest orthopedic and neurology practice. The fair is set to go 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the company headquarters near Interstate 17 and Union Hills Drive. No registration is required.

Bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally.

Core Institute

18444 N 25th Ave #220

Phoenix, AZ 85025

Free Youth Transit Pass

Starting today, the city of Tempe will start issuing free transit passes to kids 6 to 18 years old. This is a free yearlong pass to ride all Valley Metro bus routes and Metro Light Rail. To sign up for the program, the child must be accompanied by an adult. You need his or her birth certificate and proof of residency in Tempe (i.e. gas bill).

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Summer Surf Camp

Surf's up this summer at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa's exclusive five-day Surf Camp for kids 8 to 12 and who are at least 52 inches tall.

Each day, the Surf Camp features a variety of activities.

Surf camp will be offered for nine weeks throughout the summer starting on June 1. The five-day Surf Camp is $450 per week per child and includes lunch daily.

For dates and details, visit or call 480-624-1268

Share the Skateboard

Avondale Firefighters are taking 50 donation boxes to fire houses all across the state from Tucson to metro-Phoenix, covering eight Valley fire departments, asking the public to donate skateboards, safety gear and skateboard parts to under-privileged kids. It's a new non-profit formed by two Avondale Firefighters called "The + Foundation" The program is called "Share the Ride."

Once enough gear and equipment is collected, they will begin to distribute the items through Firefighter mentorship programs, the Boys and Girls Club and more.

Arizona Grand Stay & Play Summer Package

Summer is just around the corner and there are deals out there from suit summer fashion deals to stay and play summer packages that include fashion deals from Brother's Tailoring, a $50 resort credit accepted at various valley restaurants, golf course or spa, and wristbands to a waterpark.

The Stay & Play package include a $50 resort credit, kids eat free and 6 wristbands to Oasis Water Park.

For details, check out

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is celebrating its 150th anniversary just as Arizona State University's graduation week gets underway. 1865 Coffee at 40 E. University Drive in Tempe, is owned by the Salvation Army and sells free-trade coffee. All week, the shop will have free coffee for graduates.

To learn more about the Salvation Army, check out

Food myths

Jolene Goring is a Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, as well as the Fitness Director at TriVita Wellness Center. She specializes in helping people to be healthier while having fun.

TriVita Wellness Center

16100 N Greenway Hayden Loop

Scottsdale, AZ 85260