Friday July 29

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PVSchools Hosts Job Fair - School Bus Drivers and School Bus Aides Needed
 
The Paradise Valley Unified School District will host a Job Fair to fill open positions for school bus drivers and school bus aides on Friday, July 29th from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Transportation Building, 20621 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. 

The hourly wage for school bus drivers is $14.27, and the hourly wage for school bus aides is $8.93. Those applying for school bus driver positions must be 21 years or older and have a clean driving record for the past five years.

Applicants can also apply online at http://jobs.pvschools.net/

Cards Camp

The Cardinals will open their fourth training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium with the team's first practice on Friday, July 29. In all, the Cardinals will conduct a total of 16 open practices between July 29 and August 26. 

Admission and parking for all practices are free. Fans should be aware that the Kids Interactive Zone and Kids Autograph Experience will not be in operation for practices beginning on Sunday, August 21 when the majority of Arizona schools have resumed. 

Practice times are subject to change and fans are encouraged to check the team's official website www.azcardinals.com for the most up-to-date practice info, as well as @azcardinals on Twitter and www.Facebook.com/arizonacardinals.

National Lasagna Day/Pizza A Metro

Pizza A Metro 
832 S. Greenfield Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85296
480-632-7777
www.pizzametrohome.com

Burger Daze at Liberty Market

During the month of August, Liberty Market is having "Burger Daze". Every day, in addition to their regular menu, they’re having a special burger. Some are made from meats other than our local, natural ground chuck. Others have unique flavor profiles or an international spin. This gives them an opportunity to have a bit of fun with burgers and their guests to have plenty of variety. As you may know, Chef Traina has plenty of burger experience: he was the first chef at DeLux. His Tower Burger (a Liberty Market bestseller) is one of the tastiest burgers in the Valley.

Not only do guests get to try a broad range of burgers during the month, they can also win a gift from us.  Any guest that eats 10 different burgers gets a $50 gift card. If they eat all 31 varieties, they get a $250 gift card. All a guest must do is keep all receipts and turn them in the first week of September for verification.

Burger Daze Line-up
 
$14-1st-Coffee Burger: Coffee rubbed, smoked gouda, candied bacon, red onion cream, Hawaiian bun.
$15-2nd-Dossant Burger: Maple bacon dossant bun, Farm at Agritopia egg, havarti.
$16-3rd-The Hump Burger: Triple 4oz patties, habanero-bbq, havarti, matchstick boar's head ham, griddled red onions, potato bun.
$14-4th-Pasta House Burger: Pasta, fresh mozzarella, marinara, parmesan, basil-garlic, ciabatta bun.
$14-5th-Chicken Wing Burger: Boneless chicken wings, Franks Red Hot®, blue cheese and celery (plus a drizzle of blue cheese dressing), onion bun.
$20-6th-Hangover Burger: Roasted short rib, fried Farm at Agritopia duck egg, parmesan, and choice of Bloody Mary or Golden Monkey beer, pretzel bun.
$16-7th-Breakfast Burger: Fried Farm at Agritopia egg, American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, breakfast potatoes, English muffin.
$15- 8th-Asian BBQ Pork Burger: 5 spice pork, Asian slaw and sriracha aioli, crispy wontons, chile sauce, steamed bun.
$13- 9th-Bagel Burger: Chipotle cream cheese, Canadian bacon, tomato, onion, chives, everything bagel.
$14-10th-Black Bean Burger: Housemade black beans, pico de gallo, sliced avocado and queso fresco-jalapeno ciabatta.
$17-11th-Grilled Cheese Burger: American cheese, bacon tomato in between 2 grilled cheeses with havarti and munster cheeses.
$16-12th- Kal Bi Burger: Topped with Korean style grilled short ribs and sauted vegetables (shiitake, baby bok choy, bean sprout, carrots), egg bun.
$13-13th-Brie and Apple Burger: Sliced brie, caramelized apple crisps, arugula, wholegrain honey mustard sauce, demi baguette.
$14-14th-Hamsteak Burger: Topped with griddled Boar's Head® hamsteak, American cheese, tomato and fried Farm at Agritopia egg, ciabatta bun.
$14-Monday 15th-Brew Burger: 3 slices of Swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion and beer steak sauce, pretzel bun, served open faced.
$14-16th -"Boy Howdy “Burger: Fried onion rings, smoked cheddar, spicy BBQ sauce-Texas toast.
$14-17th-Veggie Burger: Grilled portobello, jalapeno chips, oven-fried avocado, green goddess dressed spring mix, and potato bun.
$14-18th-Chainsaw Chili Burger: Chili, shredded cheddar, sour cream, green onions, Kaiser Roll.
$13-19th-Hawaiian Burger: Grilled rum roasted pineapple, crispy spam, teriyaki sauce, green onions-Hawaiian bun.
$15-20th-Poutin Burger: Oven fries, cheese curds, brown gravy, parsley, Kaiser roll.
$16-21st-Uncle Louie Burger: Chopped bacon, avocado, Russian dressing, crab salad, pretzel roll.
$14-Monday 22nd-Chorizo Burger: Chorizo/beef blend patty, lime slaw (cabbage and lettuce based), cilantro, cotija, bolillo.
$14-23rd-"Potato skin" Burger: Crispy crushed red potatoes, cheddar, bacon, sour cream, chives, cheese bun.
$14-24th-Peanut Burger: Chopped candied bacon, chips, peanut butter, and savory waffle bun.
$14-25th-Barcelona Burger: Creamy manchego, romescu, kale-pinenut salad, pan basico.
$15-26th-Enchilada Burger: Chili cheese enchiladas and sauce, diced tomato, shredded lettuce, cheddar, jalapeno ciabatta.
$17th-27th-Beef Wellington Burger: House blended beef, duxelle, crispy red potatoes, red wine gastrique, chives, brioche (served open faced).
$16-28th-Roy Rogers Burger: Buttermilk fried chicken, BBQ sauce, coleslaw, parsley, Kaiser Roll.
$13-Monday 29th-German Burger: Flaky pastry stuffed with seasoned ground beef, Swiss, onions, kraut, wholegrain dijonaise, lettuce, tomato, onion, pastry bun.
$13-30th-Turkey and Kale Burger: Turkey patty, Swiss, tomato, lemon aioli, kale cranberry salad, Texas toast.
$14-31st-Santa Fe Burger: Spicy con queso with roasted chilies and corn, shredded lettuce, jalapeno ciabatta.

For more information visit: www.libertymarket.com  
@libertymarket on all social media platforms

Liberty Market                                                                           
Daily 7 am-9 pm, Friday & Saturday until 10 pm
230 N. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert           
(480) 892-1900 

National Mutt Day

July 31 is National Mutt Day and we have many wonderful mixed breed dogs and cats waiting to be adopted! Mutts make excellent pets for many reasons such as you get the best of 2 or 3 worlds when you mix breeds, they tend to live longer and you save money and a life by adopting a mixed breed.  

Our no kill shelter is located in Tempe.  We rely on volunteers for a variety of things such as walking dogs, playing with the cats, bathing and grooming the animals, helping with our pet pantry, driving pets to appointments, and so much more.  We also have a wonderful reading program for minors who want to spend time reading and interacting with our dogs and cats.  

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please complete the Volunteer Application by clicking the Apply Now link below. We have flexible shifts seven days a week that can fit any schedule. An orientation is required before your start date.  To get started, contact our Volunteer Manager, Tona Treetop, at (602) 445-7387 or volunteering@lostourhome.org

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue
LostOurHome.org or call (602) 445-7387 (PETS).

National Cheesecake Day

Cheesecake Factory Shares "Truffle Cheesecake" recipe in honor of National Cheesecake Day, July 30!
In honor of National Cheesecake Day, July 30, The Cheesecake Factory wants to show your viewers how to celebrate their favorite food holiday with a unique Cheesecake Truffle recipe.

RECIPE: Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake Truffles 

Ingredients
Cheesecake slices, we suggest The Cheesecake Factory "Original" and Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake
Ghirardelli Dark Melting Wafers 
Raw, Whole Hazelnuts (preferably without skin) 

Directions

1.    Begin with your favorite Cheesecake. Remove any loose decorations or whip cream rosettes. 
2.    Use a small 1 oz. scoop to scoop the Cheesecake into round balls.
3.    Place scoops onto a wax-paper lined sheet tray.

4.    Place tray in the freezer for 1- 2 hours to "deeply chill" the Cheesecake balls. Keep in freezer until ready to use.
5.    Meanwhile, using a double boiler over low heat, heat the Dark Melting Wafers to approximately 100' F.
6.    Meanwhile, place Hazelnuts in a heavy saucepan in a single layer. Place over medium heat. Stir approximately every minute. Cook 5 to 10 minutes or until browned and they begin to give off a nutty aroma. 
a.    Note: If you're using roasted Hazelnuts instead of raw nuts, we recommend roasting them again to help activate the natural oils and wonderful aromas. 
7.    Remove Hazelnuts from heat immediately so they don't overcook. (Keep a close eye on them when cooking as they will go from brown to burn very quickly.) 
8.    Allow Hazelnuts to cool slightly before chopping. 
a.    Note: if using Hazelnuts with skin on, place cooled nuts into a clean, dry towel and roll vigorously between your hands to remove the skin. 
9.    Remove while the Hazelnuts are still slightly warm, use the side of a chef's knife to crush them (similar to crushing garlic) and then coarsely chop to approx. 1/8" pieces.  Sift the chopped nuts through a stainless steel strainer to remove any dust, and transfer the nuts into a glass bowl. 
10.    Remove Cheesecake balls from freezer & completely submerge in the heated Chocolate.  Remove with a fork and "bounce" the fork on the surface of the chocolate to allow the extra to drip-off.
11.    Use another fork to transfer the dipped-cheesecake ball onto the wax paper-lined sheet tray.  Sprinkle the top of the Truffle with chopped hazelnuts.
12.    Transfer decorated Truffles to serving tray. 
13.    If making ahead of time: Transfer to a Tupperware container and store in freezer until ready to serve.  (May be stored up to 2-3 weeks.)  At least one hour before service, transfer to the refrigerator and serve from a refrigerated state. 

Since The Cheesecake Factory is known for celebrating big, they are continuing the tradition of making it a TWO DAY extravaganza!  On Friday, July 29 AND Saturday, July 30 they are offering dine-in guests "Any slice, half price" on any of their more than 30 legendary cheesecakes!  AND they're introducing their new Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Cheesecake its Chocolate Hazelnut cheesecake topped with Hazelnut crunch and Nutella®!

For locations visit: http://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/locations

Michael Yo at StandupLive!

The Insider's Michael Yo will be performing at StandupLive Phoenix this weekend, July 29th thru the 31st.
For more information tickets and show times visit: http://standuplive.com/

50 W. Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 480-719-6100

Arizona's premier Harley-Davidson dealership joins Phoenix-based non-profit 1MISSION in raising funds for people living in the unsafe barrios of Mexico.

1MISSION hosts short term teams to Rocky Point, Mexico year round! Most teams spend 3 days building houses for families that have earned them through their development process. Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale Joins Fight Against Poverty! Riders will trek 200 miles from Scottsdale to Puerto Penasco, Mexico for the Bikes Fight Poverty event starting on October 29th.
 
1MISSION provides impoverished families the opportunity to earn a house by serving their community. Families are empowered to lift themselves and their neighbors out of poverty through serving each other. 
 
Riders are invited to register for $75 at http://1mission.org/bfp/moto

Work Negativity

  • Pretend every day is your first day on the job
  • Join the positive party not the pity party
  • Ask yourself, "Is it going to matter in 100 years?"
  • Play the reframe game
  • Practice the 90/10 SHED principle
  • Be selfish

Keep Shedding! Inc. Kathy B. Dempsey 
10080 E Mountain View Lake Dr. Suite 360
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
www.KeepShedding.com
480-370-1472

Enchiladas Plus/Queen Creek Feastival 

Enchiladas Plus Will be at Queen Creek Feastival on Friday, July 29th 5 pm-9pm
Over 15- 25 Gourmet Food Trucks
Handmade Boutique Market
Live Music
Ellsworth Loop & Ocotillo
(At the QC Library)
Every Friday
Year Round

For more information on the Queen Creek Feastival visit: https://www.facebook.com/qcfeastival or
http://www.azfeastivals.com/