Friday, June 30

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Gila River Gaming Job Fair

Friday, June 30th from 8 a.m. until noon Gila River Hotels & Casinos will be hosting a job fair in efforts hire more than 60 new full- and part-time team members for the three Gila River properties including Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Lone Butte Casino and Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino.

Positions include:

  • Bingo Clerk
  • Cage Technician
  • EVS Attendant
  • Players Club Rep
  • Room Attendant
  • Cage Cashier
  • Drop Count Team Member
  • EVS Carpet & Hard Floor Tech
  • Maintenance Mechanic I
  • Security Officers

All applicants must be 18 years or older, pass a physical and drug test, have the ability to lift more than 50 pounds

There are suitability standards that all applicants must meet in order to obtain employment with Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. -- Applicants who have felonies, warrants, outstanding tickets, shoplifting or theft conviction will not be eligible for employment.

Additional information available by contacting Gila River Human Resources at 800-946-4452, ext. 7164

Visit their website for job information, visit: http://wingilariver.recruiting.com/

Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. Job Fair
Friday, June 30, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Acacia A Room
Address: 5040 W. Wildhorse Pass Blvd., Chandler 85226

Cave Creek Fireworks

Businesses in Cave Creek are hosting 2 large fireworks events: The Fourth on the First Fireworks on Saturday, July 1 at Frontier Town and the 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza on Monday, July 3, a large party hosted by Harold's Corral, The Buffalo Chip and Roadhouse.

Cave Creek hosts "Fourth on the First" fireworks 

You don't have to wait until the 4th to catch fireworks! The "Fourth on the First" will take place at Frontier Town on Saturday, July 1st. The free family-friendly event begins at 4 p.m. and features live music, a kid's splash area, mechanical bull riding, delicious food and beverages and shopping throughout the Western-themed town in the heart of Cave Creek. The fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m.

For more information about "The Fourth on the First Fireworks," call (480) 488-9129 or visit www.frontiertownaz.com

Frontier Town, 
6245 E. Cave Creek Rd

Celebrate Independence Day on the "3rd of July" 

The "3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza" is sponsored by Harold's Corral, The Buffalo Chip Saloon and Roadhouse in Cave Creek. It will start at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 3. The celebration before the fireworks will include live music, kid's activities and food and drink specials at all three restaurants. Admission is free and a free shuttle service will be available to transport people around town from 6 p.m. to midnight. 

For more information about the "3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza," contact Harold's Corral at (480) 488-1906 or www.haroldscorral.com, the Roadhouse at (480) 488-3300 or www.hideawayroadhouse.com, or The Buffalo Chip Saloon at (480) 488-9118 or www.buffalochipsaloon.com.

Harold's Corral 
6895 E. Cave Creek Rd

Carefree Resort & Conference Center is offering discounted room rates for the holiday weekend starting at $89 Friday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 5, a breakfast buffet for $13.95 and a shuttle for guests.  

For more details about Carefree Resort's specials, call (480) 488-5300 and mention the July 4th weekend fireworks rates, or visit www.carefree-resort.com.

Phoenix Mercury celebrate the G.O.A.T.

In celebration of three-time WNBA Champion, four-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time WNBA scoring champion Diana Taurasi surpassing Tina Thompson as the WNBA's all-time leading scorer earlier this month, the Phoenix Mercury will host Taurasi Night brought to you by State Farm during the team's matchup with the Minnesota Lynx tonight (June 30) at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

The contest will serve as a game-long celebration of the WNBA's new all-time leading scorer, featuring a number of special video tributes and vignettes in-arena during the game to celebrate Taurasi's legacy and contributions to the Mercury throughout her 13-season tenure with the organization. Additionally, the team will unveil an exclusive banner at Talking Stick Resort Arena to memorialize Taurasi's historic accomplishment.

  • To honor her place as the Greatest of all Time, or the G.O.A.T., we'll have a petting zoo featuring live goats set up in the courtyard on the court level
  • Additionally, the first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive this commemorative Diana Taurasi bobblehead, courtesy of State Farm
  • As part of Taurasi Night, the Mercury Team Shop will offer a variety of exclusive merchandise to commemorate her remarkable achievement.
  • The contest will serve as a game-long celebration of the WNBA's new all-time leading scorer, featuring a number of special video tributes and vignettes in-arena during the game to celebrate Taurasi's legacy and contributions to the Mercury throughout her 13-season tenure with the organization. 
  • In fact, WNBA President Lisa Borders and former WNBA all-time scoring leader Tina Thompson will be in the building tonight to congratulate Dee on this incredible feat.
  • To wrap up the evening hopefully after a Mercury victory the team will unveil an exclusive banner in the rafters at Talking Stick Resort Arena to memorialize Taurasi's historic accomplishment. 

For more information, visit: http://mercury.wnba.com/

Talking Stick Resort Arena
201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Celebrate 4th of July with the D-backs!

Jaime Cerreta discovers all that the D-backs are offering over the holiday weekend, including a firework spectacular and Military Appreciation Day on July 2nd. 

For more information, visit: www.dbacks.com or call 602-514-8400

Chase Field 
401 East Jefferson St. 

Food Truck Friday: DeMarco's Italian Ice

We're cooling off with a little sweet treat from the father son team of DeMarco's Italian Ice. 

Check them out at www.demarcositalianice.com/ and Facebook: www.facebook.com/DeMarcosIce/

Test Your Bag-Tossing Skills in Peoria's Cornhole Tournament

Toss your way to cash prizes and compete in the 5th Annual Cornhole Tournament, enjoy entertainment and stay for the fireworks. Peoria is holding the tournament during the July 4 All-American Festival at the Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave.

Cornhole (also known as dummy boards, bean bag toss, dadhole, doghouse, Baggo or bags) is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn (or bean bags) at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. Play continues until a team or player reaches or exceeds a score of 21.

This tournament is for teams of two and players must be age 21 or older. The tournament begins 5:30 p.m. Check In begins at 5 p.m. with the first bag tossed at 5:30 p.m. The team registration fee is $25, and the registration deadline is Friday, June 30. Early registration is required by visiting www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents or calling 623-773-7137.

Tournament registrants will also need to pay the All-American Festival admission price to enter the stadium. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission at the door is $10 for ages 13 and older, ages 12 and under are free. Presale tickets, available through June 29, are only $7. Parking is free. 

It's social media day!

Social media expert Phoenix Muranetz shares how to make the most out of your social media presence.

How to build your business:

  • Be of service
  • Have fun
  • Communicate off of social media

How to build a following:

  • Be vulnerable
  • Engage people
  • Use video

To learn more about Social Media Day, visit: http://mashable.com/smday/ and Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/mashable.smday/

Phoenix Murantez who is also the former Mrs. British Columbia.  She is hosting an international event right here in your city that will bring in 500 leaders - social entrepreneurs, legacy makers & culture creators. If Burning Man, TEDTalks, and the most transformative psychedelic journey had a love-child event Awakened Woman would be it. The Awakened Woman Convergence is October 12-15 and will take place in Phoenix. 

To learn more about Phoenix Murantez, visit her website: http://phoenixmuranetz.com/

For more information on the The Awakened Woman Convergence visit: http://www.awconvergence.com/

Cool Escapes:  Mount Lemon

To learn more about Mount Lemon visit: www.visitmountlemon.com