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…]
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…]
Scottsdale Charros seek to serve and preserve old west heritage
The images of the old west one may conjure when daydreaming are perfectly embodied by a Saturday afternoon in February at a place many in the Valley of the Sun envisage as “The West’s Most Western Town.”
The 68th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade & Trail’s End Festival will go off in early February 2021—and aims to be a keynote representation of Scottsdale’s past, present and future.
But this year, a group of local community stewards—American cowboys at heart—are spearheading the effort in partnership with the city of Scottsdale and legacy Parada del Sol leadership.[Read more…]
Scottsdale Charros illustrate resiliency of local philanthropic outfits
The Arizona nonprofit industry, early estimates suggest, is experiencing a revenue drop of $52 million impacting day-to-day operations of endeavors in some places providing a vital community service for those in need.[Read more…]
Vista Del Camino is lifeline to thousands as Charro Foundation fuels effort[Read more…]
The love of our community will be needed by local businesses soon
I miss you. I miss bumping into you in the store. I miss catching up in the “nuts and bolts” aisle and hearing how your kids are doing. I miss holding the door for you because your hands are full or just because it’s the right thing to do.[Read more…]