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Coast-to-Coast Career Phoenix Job Fair October 18, 2017

Coast-to-Coast Career Fairs will be holding a Job Fair in Phoenix on Wednesday, October 18th at Radisson Phoenix Airport. 100's of Jobs will be available from; Sales, Marketing, Law Enforcement, Customer Service, Administrative, Accounting, Financial Services, Banking, Retail, Insurance and more.

Anyone looking for work in the Phoenix area is encouraged to attend this FREE event.  The event starts at 11:00 AM and ends at 2:00 PM. Coast-to-Coast Career Fairs will also have a career expert onsite who will be providing FREE resume critique.

For more information, go to http://www.coasttocoastcareerfairs.com/job_fairs_by/city/AZ/Phoenix 

Phoenix Job Fair
October 18, 2017
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Radisson Phoenix Airport
427 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Eat at Dominick's while supporting Make-A-Wish Arizona

Dominick's Steakhouse is donating an entire evening of sales to Make-a-Wish Arizona on Wednesday, October 18th. 

Dominick's Steakhouse, one of Valley's favorite family of steakhouses in the Scottsdale Quarter will once again donate an entire evening of sales to Make-a-Wish Arizona on Wednesday, October 18th.
Every penny that comes into the restaurant that night through food, liquor and beverage sales will go directly to Make-A-Wish Arizona and helping to grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

In 2016, Dominick's Steakhouse raised more than $33,000 from food and beverage sales in one night. Then an anonymous donor matched the more than $33,000 to bring the grand total to $66,000.

Mireya Fernandez, 17, lives with chronic heart failure. Her father's company is donating branded Dominick's/Make-A-Wish Arizona water bottles for the evening. 

Jeff Mastro, co-owner of Dominick's Steakhouse said this year's goal is to surpass that number.
Visit Dominick's Steakhouse at www.dominickssteakhouse.com or call (480) 272 7271 to make a reservation

Dominick's Steakhouse at the Scottsdale Quarter 
15169 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

10th Annual Paul's Pay It Forward Car Wash begins 

Each day, beginning today from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., CBS 5's Chief Meteorologist Paul Horton joins community and corporate volunteers of all ages to wash cars, with donations benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ). And, today's event really kicks off with the Arizona Precision Motorcycle Drill Team.   

BBBSAZ recruitment specialists will be available throughout the event to provide information about how to become a "Big."  In addition, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Center will be on site to collect donations of clothing and household items. If getting out to Desert Ridge (Oct. 16-20) or Jacksons Car Wash, San Tan location, (Oct. 20 only) is not an option, supporters can make a donation by texting "paulscarwash" to 41444 or by visiting azfamily.com/carwash and clicking on the "Donate Online" button. 

GCU students release second album

They're students AND rock stars! Grand Canyon University Center for Worship Arts students will release their second album Monday - Canyon Worship 2017. 

  • With 11 original songs reflecting the Christian music movement of the modern era, students from Grand Canyon University's Center for Worship Arts have released their second full album, Canyon Worship 2017, on iTunes.
  • The album is a collaboration between the university's students and guest producers Billy Smiley, formerly of Whiteheart and The Gaithers, and Geoff Hunker of Satellites and Sirens.
  • "The songs are an eclectic mix of musical styles from southern rock to gospel, pop and smooth jazz but each of them honors God and points the listener to Him," said Eric Johnson, recording studio manager in GCU's College of Theology. 
  • GCU's Center for Worship Arts is distinct among performance-based programs, as it combines both ministry and performance. The curriculum includes 32 credit hours in the College of Theology, ensuring that students are grounded in Christ and prepared to become worship leaders in churches throughout the world.

For more information, visit http://pages.gcu.edu/cwa/canyonworship.php or www.gcu.edu/worshiparts. To download the album, visit iTunes.

Fundraiser for Las Vegas shooting victims at Whiskey Row

Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row in Gilbert will host a special live music fundraiser to raise money for the victims of the Las Vegas tragedy. The event will be held from 6PM to 9PM and will feature food and drink specials, raffle prizes, and live performances from local country bands including Harry Luge, Georgia Chrome, Trey Odum Band, Laura Walsh, Kody Herring Band, and Zona Road. Proceeds and donations from the fundraiser will be directly donated to the GoFundMe account for "Las Vegas Victims' Fund." 

For more information: www.dierkswhiskeyrow.com/gilbert 

Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row
323 Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 476-8595

Coping and battling hair loss for women

Hair loss doesn't just effect men, it also effects women. In fact, 40-percent of people with hair loss are women. Dr. Sharon Thompson joins us with the causes of hair loss, the tests and treatments available.

  • We hear more about hair loss in men, but 40% of people with hair loss are women 
  • Women have more socially acceptable ways to hide hair loss but social stigma for hair loss is greater 
  • Hair grows in stages. Some of your hair is in each stage every day.
  • Losing some hair daily is normal from 50 to 100 strands; 250 strands with washing. These hairs will grow back

Causes of hair loss
1.    Telogen Effluvium
a.    Sudden loss of lots of hair daily
b.    Health issues and medications can result in temporary hair loss
c.    You will notice dramatic increase in hair loss 1-3 months after an event
d.    Usually does not involve 100% loss (but can, such as after chemotherapy)
e.    Examples include:

  •     Pregnancy (women usually notice increased hair loss 3-4 months postpartum)
  •     Major illness (flu, ICU stay)
  •     New medication
  •     Other medical diagnoses (decreased thyroid function, poor nutrition, increased androgens, psoriasis)

f.    This hair loss is usually temporary and/or reversible when the cause is removed
2.    Androgenetic alopecia, or female pattern baldness, is the most common form of hair loss in women. 
a.    Genetic
b.    The most common type of hair loss
c.    Occurs gradually 
d.    Most women will experience thinning of the crown of head or thinning ponytail, hairline usually preserved
e.    Affects about 30 million American women 
f.    Mostly occurs in the late 50s or 60s, it can happen at any time, even during teenage years
3.    Immune/Inflammation
a.    Increased immune cells in scalp damage hair follicles
b.    Requires treatment by a dermatologist 
4.    Traction alopecia 
a.    Hair styles that pull or put hair on tension can lead to temporary or permanent hair loss
Tests
1.    Most hair loss is genetic and does not require lab tests
a.    If you have physical symptoms (rash, irregular periods etc.), lab tests may be right for you 
2.    Specialized tests
a.    Scalp biopsy can be used to refine diagnosis in cases of inflammatory hair loss a small section of scalp is removed and examined under a microscope to help determine the cause of hair loss.
b.    Hair pull: The hair pull test is a simple diagnostic test in where the physician lightly pulls a small amount of hair to determine if there is excessive loss 
c.    Densitometry: The densitometer is a handheld magnification device that is used to check for miniaturization of the hair shaft 

Treatment
1.    Shampoos, conditioners, can fullness to increase the appearance of fullness but cannot stop or reverse hair loss
a.    You have to use trial and error to find which of these products will give your results
2.    There is no evidence that expensive serums and oral vitamins have any effect.
3.    Currently there is only one FDA approved treatment for female pattern hair loss. 
a.    Minoxidil 2% Topical Treatment now available over the counter
4.    There are other medications available by prescription, but your health care provider will let you know if one is right for you.
5.    Hair replacement
a.    Extensions/wigs
b.    Hair transplant

To learn more about women hair loss, visit these websites:
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/women-hair-loss-causes#3
http://www.americanhairloss.org/women_hair_loss/

Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology
926 East McDowell Road, #134, Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 288-0777
Website:  http://centralphoenixobgyn.com/

Queen of Clean: DOES IT WORK??!!

I am constantly looking for products that are new and really work, things that will make our cleaning lives easier. 
Today I have 4 products that I am excited to tell you about.  I also want to mention that I am not affiliated with any of these products and am not paid to talk about them.  When I research I don't just test once, I try them under different conditions for months.   These products are worth talking about and worth buying.

ESPRO SPORTS CLEANER
This product I mentioned once before.  It is a life saver for you moms that have kids that participate in sports.
ESPRO SPORT CLEANER removes grass, mud, dirt, sweat, blood and other stains from uniforms, clothes, shoes and equipment.  It is safe on all fabric and surfaces.  There is no scrubbing involved!  Spray it on, work it in (I use a small soft brush or you can use the nozzle), let it sit for 5 minutes and then launder as usual.  The product is environmentally friendly too.
The best part….IT WORKS!!   Recommend it to your other sports moms and become a hero!
BUY IT:  at AMAZON and Walmart.

DEFUNKIFY ACTIVE WASH Detergent and Deodorizer
DEFUNKIFY is scientifically formulated to remove the materials that cause funky odor from modern athletic apparel.  It will safely remove the funk including blood, and restore fibers so they perform like new.  
It is safe for high-performance, wicking water resistant and cooling fabrics and down. 
There's no mess, just put a scoop in the washer.  It is an enzyme blend in a peroxide base.  
Use on: Activewear, Bras and underwear, down or poly fill jackets, uniforms, towels, pet beds, sleeping bags, race shirts and sheets.
You only use one small scoop, don’t use more.
BUY IT:  AMAZON, WALMART.COM, SALES@DEFUNKIFY.com

SPOT STUFF INSTANT OIL and GREASE STAIN REMOVER
Grease and oil are among the toughest stains to remove from clothes.  That little dribble of salad dressing can ruin some shirt, blouse or other clothes.  This product will save them. It even works on old washed and dried stains!
SPOT STUFF is dry and removes most spots that contain Oil, Grease or Fat like, dressing, mayo, butter, car grease, gravy, pizza grease and more.  It does it, in most cases, without washing and no wet rings left behind.
Apply Spot Stuff to the BACK of a spot first if that is possible, rub it in, let it sit 3 to 5 minutes.  Shake or towel it off gently. I use a little nail brush to lightly rub it in. Reapply until the spot is gone.  You can even do it at the office, in a restaurant, anywhere.  It comes in convenient treatment packages that you can put in your purse or briefcase. 
Old stains and jeans or heavier material may require two treatments, but it works!
BUY IT:  spotstuff.com or The Grommet 

BASEBOARD BUDDY
Now you can clean baseboards and doorframes without getting on your hands and knees or reaching. You simply walk and glide to use Baseboard Buddy.  You can use it dry for routine cleaning or use it wet to make baseboards look freshly painted.
It rides on baseboards and doorframes and conforms to the shape.  It has a telescoping handle - use up high, or down low.
The pads easily hook to the head for easy application and removal.  You can use your favorite all- purpose cleaner or soap and water for heavy cleaning. The pads are washable and not throw-away. 

BUY IT:  Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond, baseboardbuddy.com, AMAZON

For more information visit Linda's website and Facebook page.
www.Queenofclean.com
https://www.facebook.com/Queen-of-Clean-Linda-Cobb-412666695292

Harlem Globetrotters have epic year and will perform in Phoenix 

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters have had an epic year. Using their incredible athleticism, the team broke nine Guinness World Records in a single day, while Phoenix Resident Buckets Blake set the mark for the highest basketball shot ever recorded in North America from a staggering 583-feet in the air. 

The Globetrotters will have their upcoming show at GCU Arena Sat. Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. 

Tickets are now on sale to the public, starting at $26.00 and can be purchased at www.harlemglobetrotters.com, www.gcuarena.com, by phone at 602-639-8999 or the Grand Canyon University Arena box office.

For more information: http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/ and follow them on Twitter @Globies.

Futuristic performs at Lost Lake Festival

Raised in Tempe, Valley-based rapper, Futuristic, came up in the music world by playing stages in Arizona, and now has topped the charts on iTunes, performed across the world and has been featured on Jimmy Fallon and in Forbes magazine. Playing different festivals and concerts, he'll be a part of the Valley's own major music event, the Lost Lake Festival, Oct. 20-22 at Steele Indian School Park.

  • Raised in Tempe, Valley-based rapper, Futuristic, came up in the music world by playing stages in Arizona, and now has topped the charts on iTunes, performed across the world and has been featured on Jimmy Fallon and in Forbes magazine. 
  • His new song, "Somewhere in the Middle," was just released and is now available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Spotify.
  • You can also see Futuristic on the new show, INDEPENDENT, which follows four of hip hop's most exciting independent artists as they work to take over the music scene without the ties of a major record label. INDEPENDENT premieres Oct. 17 on the digital platform, "Stage 13."
  • Futuristic, will part of the Valley's own major music event, the Lost Lake Festival. Catch his performance there on Sunday. 

To learn more about Futuristic, visit: www.onlyfuturistic.com 

For more information on the Lost Lake Festival, visit: https://www.lostlakefestival.com/festival-info/

Lost Lake will take place at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Friday 2pm - 11pm 
  • Saturday 12:30pm - 11pm 
  • Sunday 12:30pm - 10:30pm

Tickets are still available for Lost Lake Festival, which will be held Oct. 20-22, 2017, at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Get tickets at LostLakeFestival.com

The event will feature more than 45 musical acts across three stages. From top local talent and iconic artists to international acts, the festival will feature Futuristic, The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, ODESZA, The Roots, Run The Jewels, Pixies, and many more.

Lost Lake Festival
Oct. 20-22, 2017
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012