Juan Booth is just six credits away from earning associate degrees in biology and art from Scottsdale Community College.
A 2020 graduate of Coronado High School, Booth, 20, intends to continue studying at SCC to earn credits toward a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northern Arizona University through an outreach program between the two schools and ultimately hopes to help the plight of endangered animal species.
None of that would have been possible without financial aid and Booth got to talk about its importance last week, extolling the Coronado Foundation.[Read more…]
The 68th annual Parada del Sol and Trail’s End Festival returned to Old Town Scottsdale on Feb. 5, after a one-year hiatus.
The Parada del Sol is an annual beloved event, now under the wing of the Scottsdale Charros.[Read more…]
Scottsdale Charros steadfast on growing free higher learning chances
More than 100 members of the Coronado Learning Community gathered to celebrate the launch of the Coronado Promise on Feb. 2, bringing to fruition much-needed opportunities and scholarships for students from low-income households.[Read more…]
The 68th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Historic Parade and Trail’s End Festival presented by Oliver Smith Jeweler will return to the streets of Old Town Scottsdale on Feb. 5. The longstanding event — managed by the Scottsdale Charros, Scottsdale’s Goodwill Ambassadors — brings together the community, Scottsdale visitors and local businesspeople to celebrate Scottsdale’s western roots and vibrant culture.[Read more…]
Arizona nonprofit provides more than vanity
A matriarch of a family is oftentimes the glue that holds it together, and just as cruel as the disease itself, a cancer diagnosis can shake a family to its core.[Read more…]
In just a few short weeks it will have been one year since Major League Baseball called an out on its 2020 spring training season—the catalyst that gave way to Arizona closing down because of the spread of COVID-19.[Read more…]
Parade, block party postponed to 2022
The organizers of the Scottsdale Parada del Sol have announced the 2021 parade and Trail’s End Festival have been canceled.
“After careful consideration the 2021 Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival has been postponed,” said Parada del Sol Parade Chairman Jose Leon.[Read more…]
After-school program offers more than horsemanship
Life lessons come in all shapes, forms and fashion but the virtues of responsibility, respect and characters are rites of passage many would argue everyone needs.
But some children don’t have the privilege of finding these lessons at home, from loved ones.[Read more…]
Philanthropic group answers call funding to help kids in need
Investing in education remains a top priority for the Scottsdale Charros—despite of and due to many uncertainties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic—as the philanthropic group gave $40,000 to Scottsdale Unified School District.[Read more…]