Monday, September 12

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Glendale Elementary School District to hold community meetings on Challenger and Landmark schools closures.

GESD will hold three community meetings on Monday to address parents' and community concerns. Those meetings will be held at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive, at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. More than 1,450 students and 150 certified, classified and administrative staff are affected.

As a result classes for students from Challenger and Landmark are canceled for Monday Sept. 12, Tuesday Sept. 13 and Wednesday Sept. 14. Students from both schools will return to classes on Thursday, Sept. 15. Currently GESD is looking at two options: first, finding space that could adequately accommodate both schools; and, second, implementing split schedules at two of the District's other schools. Under a split schedule, students from Landmark and Challenger would attend classes at the host school either in the morning or afternoon, while students from the host school would attend the other half of the day.

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Over 1,700 Tempe jobs available at's Tempe Job Fair today, September 12, 2016 at the Tempe Center for the Arts is hosting the Tempe Job Fair at the Tempe Center for the Arts (700 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe AZ 85281). The job fair will be open to all job seekers from 11am to 2pm. A good portion of the featured companies will be hiring on the spot. Bring plenty of resumes and dress to interview. Attendance is free for job seekers. Job seekers are encouraged to arrive early to beat the crowd and can RSVP for free online at

Featured Companies Include: Chase, State Farm, Walgreens, United Health Group, BWP Premier, Cyracom Language Solutions, Dish, OnTrac, Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc., Arvato, Emcor, Canyon State Institute, Fry's Food Stores, Convergys, State of Arizona, Wage Works, Dignity Memorial, Discount Cab, Career Connectors and many more.

Tempe Center for the Arts 
700 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe AZ 85281

Escape to Another World at Undertow  
This new bar isn't your typical umbrellas and grass skirts. Undertow is a new tiki-inspired speakeasy and cocktail bar opening beneath Sip Coffee and Beer Garage in Arcadia, last month. You literally experience the sounds of the ocean and being in a thunder and lightning storm.  Undertow offers a unique twist on a classic 1950's "tiki/Polynesian" theme with more progressive menu that will take you and your taste buds to another land in the middle of the ocean. The space is small with only 26 seats (capacity for 49). The line getting in will be "on deck" and the guests will be "down below." The ship has portholes, wooden decking and multi-media sound elements that make the experience as immersive as possible, taking you on an escape to another world.

For more information visit:

Undertow---underneath the Sip Coffee & Beer Garage 
3620 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 8501
Phone :( 602) 753-6504
Cross Streets: Indian School & 36th Street 

Motivation Monday- 9Round

Say goodbye to classes, boring workouts, and spending hours in the gym. 9round is a 30-minute kickboxing fitness craze that delivers total body results in a quick and convenient workout with no class times, and a trainer with you every step of the way. The entire workout is divided up by 9 stations that you go through at your own pace, so you can push yourself as hard as you want, or if you're a beginner, you can still hang in there and go it at your own speed. 

9Round is a specialized fitness center dedicated to serving clients who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results. 9Round offers a kickboxing theme fitness program that incorporates a functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. The programs consist of a proprietary system of 9 challenging workout stations developed by a professional fighter.

Stations 1 and 2 consist of "STRENGTH BUILDING". You will use Dumb Bells, Kettle Bells, Medicine Balls, Jump Ropes, and other equipment to build strength and stamina.

Stations 3-8 are where the real FUN begins. You will strike a variety of bags including 100lb Heavy Bags to build power, double end bags to increase hand eye coordination and timing, and speed bags to develop shoulder conditioning and speed.

Station 9 is dedicated to the core. We want to get you as strong as possible, and the CORE is the key. Besides all the other kicking and punching that you will be doing, we dedicate a full station to strengthening the most important part of your body.

Some of the benefits of 9Round include: 
-You'll never go to a regular gym again
-No class times and a trainer is included
-High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
-Complete circuit training program
-Workouts change daily
-Burn up to 500 calories in 30 minutes

For more information visit:

9 Round
4040 W. Ray Rd. Suite 4
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 756-6608
Cross Streets: Ray & McClintock, NW Corner 

Suns Auditions

The Phoenix Suns will host Suns Entertainment Auditions Week at Talking Stick Resort Arena from Monday, September 12 through Wednesday, September 14. Participants will have the opportunity to showcase their talents for the chance to become a national anthem singer, Solar Squad member or Sol Patrol Dunk Squad member during the upcoming 2016-17 Phoenix Suns season.

National anthem auditions will be held on Monday, September 12 in the Casino Arizona Pavilion at Talking Stick Resort Arena.  Participants will have the opportunity to showcase their ability in hopes of being selected to perform the national anthem at a 2016-17 Phoenix Suns home game. The audition, which is open to performers of all ages, will run from 7 a.m.  7 p.m.

Solar Squad auditions will take place on Tuesday, September 13. The Solar Squad, the Phoenix Suns' elite hip-hop dance and interactive crew, is seeking skilled dancers possessing the ability and enthusiasm to compete for a spot on this year's team.

Sol Patrol Dunk Squad auditions are set for Wednesday, September 14. Potential candidates with the skill and athleticism necessary to perform high-flying stunts are encouraged to try out for the team.

Auditions for the Solar Squad and Sol Patrol Dunk Squad will both be held from 6pm to 10 p.m. on the main court at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Those interested in trying out for these teams must be at least 18 years of age, and all participants are required to bring their resume and a recent headshot (8 x 10 recommended). Please be advised that the photograph will not be returned.

Each tryout during Suns Entertainment Auditions Week is free and open to the public, and those interested in participating are not required to register in advance. Complimentary parking for all participants for each event will be available in the Talking Stick Resort Arena garage, located on 1st Street, just south of Jefferson. Please visit for additional information.

Tips for maternal health and pregnancy related death prevention

Advice for moms-to-be

  •     Get healthy prior to pregnancy
  •     Aim for a healthy weight for height
  •     Exercise most days of the week
  •     Address chronic health conditions to minimize complications 
  •     Get your flu shot when pregnant (mortality rate for pregnant women during H1N! outbreak was 19% compared to <1% for non-pregnant)
  •     Seek care early and follow your doctor's advice regarding needed medications or lifestyle modifications
  •     Learn your family history (especially regarding complications in pregnancy like blood clots or high blood pressure
  •     Avoid multiples if possible (twins and triplets pregnancies face significant increased risks)

Potential causes of a real increase (society needs more real data on this)

  •     Higher morbidity in pregnant women
  •     Half of the population of pregnant women are above a healthy weight
  •     Increased rates of hypertension, diabetes and pregnancies at older age
  •     Differences in access to care (many Americans still uninsured or facing cost barriers to care)
  •     Differences in how complications are handled.

Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States during 2011-2012 caused by*

  •     Non-cardiovascular diseases, 15.3%
  •     Cardiovascular diseases, 14.7%
  •     Infection or sepsis, 12.7%
  •     Hemorrhage, 11.3%
  •     Cardiomyopathy, 10.8%
  •     Thrombotic pulmonary embolism, 9.0%
  •     Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, 7.6%
  •     Cerebrovascular accidents, 6.5%
  •     Amniotic fluid embolism, 5.7%
  •     Anesthesia complications, 0.2%

Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology, 926 East McDowell Road, #134, Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 288-0777,

Queen of Clean-Great uses for Fels Naptha soap

Fels-Naptha is an American brand of bar laundry soap used for pre-treating stains on clothing and as a home remedy for exposure to poison ivy and other skin irritants. Fels-Naptha is manufactured by and is a trademark of the Dial Corporation, a subsidiary of Henkel. The soap was originally created around 1893 by Fels and Co. and was the first soap to include naphtha. The inclusion of naphtha made the soap very effective for cleaning laundry, but it was not generally safe for personal use.

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Cauliflower Nachos-El Palacio Mexican Restaurant

El Palacio Mexican Restaurant in Chandler has some amazing new menu additions including cauliflower nachos! Let's have Chef Anthony Serrano, a nationally award winning chef on to showcase these and other killer eats!

Flash fried cauliflower nachos $9, Sonoran Dog $7 on locally baked bread, Salmon Tacos $14, Tortas $8, Picadillo Fried Empanadas $7, Fried Chorizo Quesadilla $7, Lengua Tacos $8 and many more

El Palacio Mexican Restaurant
Crossroads Towne Center
2950 E. Germann Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85249

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Emmy Jewelry

The Emmy's are right around the corner, this Sunday in fact (September 18th), and of course one of the best parts of the show is seeing what the celebs are wearing, and what kind of jewels they're dripping in. Alfredo J. Molina, of Molina Fine Jewelers and Black, Starr & Frost joins we can play with jewels! And, check out with the celebs might be wearing this season. Alfredo Molina is an internationally recognized jeweler, a top gemological expert known worldwide, and has served as a jewelry stylist for Hollywood's elite. Black, Starr & Frost is a historic line with celebs and dignitaries such as Mary Todd Lincoln and Marilyn Monroe as past clients.