Girl Scouts Receive 10 Trees in Honor of 100th Anniversary

On Friday, April 27th, Girl Scouts from Troop 2143 participated in an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony at the Arizona State Capitol!

This planting was part of our Centennial tree planting project: Celebrating the Past, Planting for our Future, a partnership between our council and the Arizona Community Tree Council (ACTC). Through this partnership, 100 trees have been donated to local Girl Scouts to plant in their communities.

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Arizona Culturekeepers

About The Arizona Culturekeepers Program:

Working in conjunction with the Official State Historian, Marshall Trimble, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa designed the Culturekeepers program to recognize state residents who are committed to upholding the traditions, rituals and culture of Arizona. Established in 2002, the Culturekeepers program has announced and recognized 10 individuals during an annual event at The Westin Kierland. By the state’s centennial in 2012, 100 Culturekeepers will have been honored by the Arizona Culturekeepers program. The selection committee is led by Marshall Trimble, Official State Historian and was originated by Katherine “Kax” Herberger, longtime Valley philanthropist, who passed away in 2003.

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Arizona Wins America’s Best License Plate Award

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National Contest Has Honored Top Plate Each Year Since 1970 PHOENIX, Ariz. (April 3, 2012) – The Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA, Inc.) has overwhelmingly voted that Arizona has the best new license plate in the United States.  Last … Continue reading

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Ed Mell named artist of the year at Governor's Arts Awards

Mar. 29, 2012 06:22 PM The Republic | Painter Ed Mell, known for his vibrant landscapes of the desert Southwest, was named artist of the year at the Governor’s Arts Awards. The Phoenix native recently designed the Arizona Centennial … Continue reading

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Arizona Experience website lets you see Arizona like never before

Posted: Mar 29, 2012 5:11 PM Updated: Mar 29, 2012 5:12 PM TUCSON – Today on News 4 at 4, Randi Bellassai from the Arizona Geological Survey stopped by to show off The Arizona Experience, a new website launched in … Continue reading

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Join Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women For Lunch

An official Arizona Centennial Legacy project luncheon honoring Arizona’s 48 Most Intriguing Women will be held on March 26 at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale. Partnering with the Arizona Historical Society and the Arizona Community Foundation  the organization selected the … Continue reading

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“Arizona: 100 Years Grand” author coming to library

Posted: Sunday, March 25, 2012 12:00 am On Thursday, March 29, the Safford Library will host Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, the author of this year’s centennial book called “Arizona: 100 Years Grand.” As the official book of the Arizona Centennial, the … Continue reading

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Come and Meet the 48 Most Intriguing Women of Arizona

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Please plan to attend the luncheon on Monday, March 26 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, to celebrate the 48 Most Intriguing Women of Arizona. Honorees include: Congresswoman … Continue reading

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Book signing tomorrow for anthology chronicling 28 Arizona women

March 16, 2012 Payson Roundup Three Rim Country authors Barbara Lacey, Carol La Valley and Carol Osman Brown are among those featured in a new anthology, “Skirting Traditions — Arizona Women Writers and Journalists, 1912-2012.” The book, produced by Arizona … Continue reading

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Quilters celebrate one piece at a time

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 7th, 2012 BY: Elaine Grant/Staff Writer Globe — This year’s quilt show at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts features some wonderful examples of how the quilters are celebrating the Arizona Centennial. The celebration quilts, housed … Continue reading

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