Chandler Career Fair

The City of Chandler, in partnership with Arizona@Work Maricopa County, will host a free career fair in downtown Chandler from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave. Local employers will be onsite to recruit new talent and promote available positions.

Participating companies include: Allied Barton Aramark Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Canyon State Institute Chandler Unified School District - Community Education City of Chandler Comfort Inn DaVita Rx Dexcom Dialog Semiconductor Element by Westin FedEx Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. GM Financial Hampton by Hilton Hilton Homewood Suites by Hilton Legacy Traditional Schools Mass Mutual Pillar Hotels and Resorts Staybridge Suites Stanley Steemer Target Toyota Financial Services TruPath Verizon Wireless Walgreens

Bring your resume, dress to impress and join us in downtown Chandler. No registration is required for jobseekers. For more information, contact James Smith at 480-782-3033 or

Freedom Financial Network Career fair

Freedom Financial Network, which has an office in Tempe, will be holding a career fair.on Jan. 19 to help fill sales, customer service and technical positions. Job seekers can register for the event at (no charge) and bring resumes to the career fair.

The company is looking to hire close to 1000 people in the valley throughout the year. This week's fair first step in that hiring process.

Freedom Financial Network Career FairThursday, Jan. 19, 4-7 p.m.4625 S. Wendler Dr., Tempe(free parking available)

46th Annual Barrett-Jackson car auction

Barrett-Jackson car auction come to Westword of Scottsdale, January 14th through the 22nd.

For more information, visit: or call (480) 421-6694

Westworld of Scottsdale16601 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260

A pop up dinner in the desert with Cloth & Flame

Cloth & Flame is a newly formed wilderness and outdoor dining company. It's an easy and great way for our guests to escape the hustle and bustle of the work week and the city, and enjoy a chef-prepared meal among saguaro and under the stars.

For more information, visit: or call: 480-256-8695

Foot Golf at the Wigwam

The Wigwam Golf Club has unveiled a new FootGolf program on the club's Patriot Course. FootGolf is a fun and growing sport that requires players to kick a soccer ball into cups/holes located yards away from golf greens by using as few attempts as possible. Combining elements found on a soccer field with those found on a golf course, FootGolf is easy for anyone to pick-up and enjoy. The course is shorter, the cups are bigger (21-inches) and the entire family can play together. Plus, FootGolf can be played in about half the time as a round of golf.

For more information, visit:

The Wigwam Golf Club 451 N Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340(623) 935-9414

Chandler receives its first "Small Wonders" map

The city of Chandler will now be a part of the Small Wonders map, with the first volume hitting streets this month. The maps are pocket-sized guides that'll show you exactly where to dine, shop and spend your money locally. Dozens of local restaurants, galleries, boutiques and venues are featured in nine different regions and cities throughout the state.

For more information, visit:

The Garden Guy: Winter weed control

Due to the drop in temperature there is less evaporation and more moisture in the soil which causes the weeds to germinate. There are many steps you can take to help control the weeds in your yard. There is no way to completely eliminate weeds from your yard. Here are some common and natural ways to deal with weeds.

Manually weeding: Using a shovel or your hands to remove the weeds

Spreading corn gluten granules: This will prevent future weed seeds from germinating for a period of time, this will need to be reapplied each season and does not eliminate existing weeds.

Spraying 10% vinegar solution: 10% Vinegar is very potent. Make sure you wear a mask, gloves and eye protection when applying as it may irritate your skin and eyes. This will kill existing weeds in your yard; it will not prevent any weeds from sprouting in the future. Be careful where you apply this as it may kill your grass and plants so only apply directly to the weeds. Do not apply if it is windy or raining.

You will want to follow all these steps and combine them to start a good weed care regiment for your yard. Everyone will have weeds in their yard from time to time, it is best to avoid chemical based products when natural solutions work better and are much safer for you and your family.

Contact Dave at, or visit

Tara at the movies: Logan

Tara Hitchcock sits down with the stars of the movie. For more information on "Logan," visit:

The cold shoulder versus the bold shoulder a 2016 trend going strong and a new trend for 2017 Fashion always comes full circle the "cold shoulder" fashions of the 90s are in full swing into 2017 Reminiscent of the "bold shoulder" fashions of the 80s, we're seeing more details on tops, the opposite of the cold shoulder look Both flattering looks, picking one trend over the other is pure preferenceScottsdale Quarter15059 N. Scottsdale Rd.Scottsdale, AZ 85254www.scottsdalequarter.com480-270-8123

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