Scenic Drive Roadside Cleanup Set for Saturday, April 21, 8 A.M.
Feb03

Scenic Drive Roadside Cleanup Set for Saturday, April 21, 8 A.M.

February 3 2017 Residents Urged to Support Keep Scottsdale Beautiful City-wide Litter Clean-up Please take a minute and mark your calendar. Friends of the Scenic Drive-GPPA will need your help on Saturday, April 21at 8 a.m. to help clear roadside litter from Happy Valley Road to Carefree Highway on North Scottsdale Road. New volunteers are welcome. Your support is essential. The cleanup will end at 9:55 a.m. and volunteers are invited...

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Thank You Jan. 27 GPPA Scenic Drive Volunteers –  Good Job, Good Time!
Jan28

Thank You Jan. 27 GPPA Scenic Drive Volunteers – Good Job, Good Time!

January 28, 2018 By Les Conklin| Photographs by Cindy Lee & Peter Cherry   Thank you volunteers, Carvalho’s and Scottsdale for your continued support!   A long-standing area tradition continued on Saturday, January 27th. Neighbors, who live along or near Scottsdale’s Scenic Drive, gathered to clear roadside litter along North Scottsdale Road from Carefree Highway south to Happy Valley Road, a distance of 6 1/2...

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EXTRA! Special Scenic Drive Roadside Cleanup, Saturday, January 27th
Jan15

EXTRA! Special Scenic Drive Roadside Cleanup, Saturday, January 27th

December 26, 2017 Volunteers are needed to help keep Scottsdale’s Scenic Drive Special. Get in the picture and The Peak. Cindy Lee and Peter Cherry will be taking photographs of volunteers making a difference. The Scenic Drive roadside cleanup is Saturday, January 27th from 8:00 to 9:45 A.M. The inaugural volunteer breakfast was so well received that Cavalho’s Brazilian Kitchen is once again inviting volunteers to enjoy a...

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Sneak Peek: Happy Holidays! We have 129 reasons to THANK YOU!
Dec27

Sneak Peek: Happy Holidays! We have 129 reasons to THANK YOU!

December 13, 2017 By Les Conklin President, Greater Pinnacle Peak Association On behalf of the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) Board of Directors, MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR! As I write this, we have 129 reasons to thank you and the community. Expecting a lengthy article describing the 129 reasons? Read on; that’s not what your are going to encounter. 55 Reasons. For the 55 years of its existence, volunteers,...

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Carvalho’s Thanks Scenic Drive Volunteers for Making a Difference
Dec14

Carvalho’s Thanks Scenic Drive Volunteers for Making a Difference

October 28, 2017 Courtesy Greater Pinnacle Peak Association – Friends of the Scenic Drive Photographs by Cindy Lee and Peter Cherry   Saturday, October 28th was National Make a Difference Day. Twenty-two GPPA-Friends of the Scenic Drive volunteers made a difference, clearing 13 miles of roadside. Volunteers covered the entire length of Scottsdale’s historic Scenic Drive along the northern reaches of Scottsdale Road,...

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Writer Guidelines
Nov16

Writer Guidelines

October 16, 2017 The Peak has been continuously published since 1983. It is supported by amateur and professional writers and organizations that contribute articles, newsletters, announcements and videos on a regular basis. It’s important for all editorial contributors to remember that when articles are published they are available to readers everywhere, including GPPA-Friends of the Scenic Drive members, donors and advertisers....

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Comment Policy
Nov16

Comment Policy

A Peek at the Peak is a community magazine with content for residents, visitors, and readers of all ages. It is published as a complimentary community service by the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) and is supported by our members, advertisers and donors.  We encourage you to enter well-written comments about articles (posts) and other comments that  enhance the experience of other readers and help us to improve. However,...

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Picture YOU Making a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th
Oct15

Picture YOU Making a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th

  Have fun and help keep  Scottsdale and a local landmark beautiful. The Scenic Drive roadside cleanup is Saturday, October 28th from 7:45 to 9:45 A.M.     Get in the picture AND The Peak. Professionals Peter Cherry and Cindy Lee will be taking pictures of volunteers making a difference.    After the cleanup, enjoy optional complimentary light breakfast for volunteers, sponsored by Cavalho’s Brazilian Kitchen....

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Shop  Amazon  and Support GPPA
Jun15

Shop Amazon and Support GPPA

You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Greater Pinnacle Peak (Homeowners) Association. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association, Friends of the Scenic Drive, and The Peak magazine by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.   THANK YOU! The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak...

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GPPA Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award
Mar23

GPPA Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award

The Greater Pinnacle Peak Association Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award Recognized Among Top 10 Percent of Customers Driving Powerful Email Marketing Results for 8th Consecutive Year   SCOTTSDALE, AZ — March 15, 2017 – The nonprofit Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA), the publisher of A Peek at the Peak (The Peak) magazine and newsletter, has been named a 2016 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, part of the...

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