The heavens were smiling down on Scottsdale Ranch’s Laguna Elementary School on April 18, when almost 150 neighbors, Scottsdale Unified School District administrators, teachers, students, community leaders, neighbors, friends and family gathered to dedicate a tree in honor of Bill and Jean Mack. [Read more…]
For nearly 60 years the Scottsdale Charros have been instrumental supporters of public education and all things Scottsdale.
And, for more than 30 years The Charro Foundation has supported specifically the men and women of the Scottsdale Unified School District.
The Scottsdale Charros present the 33rd Annual Outstanding Students & Educators Awards Banquet 6 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, 7700 E. McCormick Parkway. [Read more…]
With a dog whose name is “Snickers,” Maya Medrano aspires to be a culinary connoisseur who wants to educate people on eating healthy.
The 17-year-old Coronado High School senior is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship to Scottsdale Community College. She was recently granted the two-year award from the Scottsdale Charros. [Read more…]
While it takes most people several years — perhaps even a whole lifetime — to find their passion in life, Zoe Zigler found her calling at the young age of four.
It was in preschool, Miss Zigler says, that she first knew she wanted to be a teacher. [Read more…]
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Scottsdale Stadium is about to start a new chapter in its storied history.
The Scottsdale City Council approving plans for a $50 million renovation to the ballpark. The City will pay $35 million. The Giants will add $15 million, with the Scottsdale Charros adding $2.7 million and the concessionaire, Arizona Sports Services, chipping in $2.5 million.
Scottsdale is on its way to begin renovations at the beloved downtown stadium, after a funding agreement for nearly $50.6 million was reached.
During a March 19 Scottsdale City Council meeting, elected officials unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with the San Francisco Giants and the Scottsdale Charros requiring binding capital financial commitments to Phase 1 of the Scottsdale Stadium renovation project.
The Charro Lodge’s VIP experience at Scottsdale Stadium can be summed up with three words: shade, service and socializing.
“It’s just a great atmosphere,” said Dennis Robbins, executive director of the Scottsdale Charros. “People are here not really to watch baseball, but just to socialize and hang out.”
The Scottsdale Charros have been hosting spring training baseball since 1961, with the Charro Lodge opening its doors in 1996.
By the year 2060 the amount of Americans who are at least 65 years old will double to a staggering 98 million people, translating into nearly 25 percent of the population living through the “golden years.”
The community of Scottsdale could be a glimpse into the future demographics of the United States of America.
In the last formal census count it was revealed about 20 percent of the Scottsdale population — a community of 246,000 residents, which makes it the nation’s 92nd largest municipality — are at least 65 years old.
Why is Scottsdale different? Because it does things its own, impressive way. [Read more…]
The qualities and traits of those leaders we admire most are oftentimes gleaned from putting the greater good in front of self-interest, understanding current issues and being open to collaborating with diverse perspectives. [Read more…]