Thursday. Feb. 18

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The Home Depot, RecruitMilitary and other employers looking to hire about 1,600 in the Phoenix market

The Home Depot, RecruitMilitary, alongside other employers team up to provide job opportunities for job seekers with military background at free career fair EXPO. Home Depot representatives will be on-site to discuss the opportunities available to job seekers. Interested applicants now have access to an online tool, the Military Skills Translator Tool, which translates and matches an applicant's unique military skills with positions at The Home Depot that might offer the best fit. Positions are open both locally and around the country in various fields including in-store, sales, IT, logistics, customer service, merchandising, etc. The Home Depot currently employs more than 35,000 veterans.

University Of Phoenix Stadium
1 Cardinals Drive
Glendale, AZ 85305
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
11a.m. - 3 p.m.    

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AAA Shows True Colors with The Crayon Initiative,400 AAA employees to collect and sort crayons for kids

AAA employees are supporting The Crayon Initiative, a California-based nonprofit that collects and remanufactures unwanted crayons and donates them to children in local hospitals and art therapy programs. 

To commemorate The Crayon Initiative's inaugural arrival in Arizona, nearly 400 employees will volunteer in a companywide crayon sorting and recycling event Thursday, February 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place at the AAA Operations Center at 5353 W. Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308.
"AAA is pleased to welcome The Crayon Initiative to Arizona and to support the organization's altruistic mission," said Linda Gorman, director of communications and public affairs for AAA Arizona. "We recognize the importance of giving back to our community and are grateful for the opportunity to provide volunteer support for this worthy cause."
The Crayon Initiative, established in 2014, collects discarded crayons from restaurants and other sources, remanufactures them and provides new packs to hospital pediatric wards. Crayons offer hospitalized children a creative outlet for self-expression, which may provide needed psychological support, alleviate feelings of anxiety, and contribute to maintaining a sense of childhood normalcy.

Unwanted crayons collected by The Crayon Initiative also reduce negative impacts on the environment. Crayons are not biodegradable and create a waxy sludge that may not break down for centuries. To date, The Crayon Initiative has diverted nearly 750,000 crayons thousands of pounds destined for landfills.

AAA Arizona employees will join together with employees of CSAA Insurance Group, an AAA insurer, for this event. 

The Crayon Initiative is a Northern California based-nonprofit devoted to promoting the arts for children by providing them access to the resources they need. We believe that in order to grow and learn, children need to have the freedom to be creative and express themselves through art. The Crayon Initiative organizes crayon collections that accept unwanted crayons, remanufacture them, and provide them to hospitals that are caring for our kids.
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Thursday, February 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
AAA Operations Center 
5353 W. Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308.

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy

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Pinspiration is a DIY arts and crafts studio/wine bar/events space in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area located on High Street (City North). 

The studio removes DIY's common barriers to creativity and make it easy for every member of the community to unleash their inner artist and "try DIY.

Pinspiration's hip studio offers both open-ended and tutorial-let art experiences in a supportive, playful venue. Customers have access to a variety of high-quality art supplies and tools. Customers can create their own idea on the spot or they can choose from an array of ever-changing monthly project menus based on the most popular "pinned" social media projects and current craft trends. 

The venue includes a VIP party room, a full-service beer/wine bar, a crafting/project room and Arizona's first splatter room, inspired by Jackson Pollock.  Please call ahead at 480-636-8010 or email before visiting so we can make sure your space is reserved for your group.

5410 E. High Street, Ste 105, Phoenix, AZ 85054

LEGOLAND: Ninjago at Arizona Science Center

We are getting ready to head out your way for our WU CRU Challenge and we're hosting an event on Saturday, February 20, from 11a.m -2p.m. at the Arizona Science Center. The building challenge is spired by our new NINJAGO World and NINJAGO The Ride, opening this May. The challenge allows teams of two to test their building skills through four challenges inspired by the four main characters of NINJAGO. 

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Ostrich Pillow

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