GPPA’s 4th Summit of Summer Fun, Saturday, Sept. 9, 6 PM
May31

GPPA’s 4th Summit of Summer Fun, Saturday, Sept. 9, 6 PM

Celebrate Summer Fun with a relaxing meal accompanied by beautiful images of our community, awards and more! Honor Community’s Past, Present, and Future If you entered The Peak’s Summer Fun Photography or Write Stuff Contests, are a Friends of the Scenic Drive volunteer, and/or a GPPA supporter, or just looking for a relaxing evening out, please mark September 9th, 6 p.m.  on your calendar. This evening is for you, your friends...

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Thanks to these volunteers, Scottsdale Road is a “Clean & Scenic” Drive.
Apr30

Thanks to these volunteers, Scottsdale Road is a “Clean & Scenic” Drive.

April 24, 2017 Photographs by Cindy Lee and Peter Cherry   GPPA-Friends of the Scenic Drive thanks the more than 25 volunteers who made its Scenic Drive cleanup on Saturday, April 22nd the most successful of the year, both in terms of turnout and fun.  Because of your community service, we were able to clear 13 miles of roadside along the northern reaches of Scottsdale Road, from Happy Valley Road to Carefree Highway. Following...

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Sneak Peeks: GPPA Elects Officers, Scenic Drive Cleanup April 22
Mar31

Sneak Peeks: GPPA Elects Officers, Scenic Drive Cleanup April 22

March 31, 2017 By Les Conklin GPPA Elects Officers  At its meeting on Tuesday, March 28th, the board of directors of the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) elected officers for 2017-2018. The following officers were elected: President – Les Conklin Vice President – Cindy Lee Treasurer – Ginger Schoenau Secretary – Ken Lew Assistant Secretary – Maxine Rosenberg Editor – Les Conklin. The board...

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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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GPPA Video: “Keep the Scenic Drive Beautiful”
Mar16

GPPA Video: “Keep the Scenic Drive Beautiful”

February 28, 2017 Courtesy of GPPA-Friends of the Scenic Drive On Saturday, February 25, 2017, GPPA-Friends of the Scenic Drive conducted a litter cleanup, one of a series of cleanups that the organization conducts every year. As usual, volunteer picked up litter along  Scottsdale’s Scenic Drive on Scottsdale Road from Happy Valley Road to Carefree Highway. However, north Scottsdale residents, Cindy Lee and Peter Cherry, with...

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It’s GPPA’s 40th anniversary. Join us now and celebrate your unique quality of life and environment.
Jan24

It’s GPPA’s 40th anniversary. Join us now and celebrate your unique quality of life and environment.

Greater Pinnacle Peak Association Friends of the Scenic Drive 8711 East Pinnacle Peak Road, #123 Scottsdale, Arizona 85255 Ph: (480) 361-6498 E-mail: thepeak@gppaaz.org Website: www.thepeakaz.org/www.scenicdrive.org/www.gppaaz.org January 2017 Dear Peak Reader,   Thank you for your interest in A Peek at the Peak (The Peak), the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA), and Friends of the Scenic Drive. Your interest is...

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Adopt-A-Road, Scottsdale Clean & Scenic Newsletter, January 2017
Jan06

Adopt-A-Road, Scottsdale Clean & Scenic Newsletter, January 2017

January 1, 2017 “On the Road Again” is the official title of the new newsletter that has been published by the city to support it Adopt-A-Road initiative.  The newsletter will be published every six months. The main topics covered in this inaugural issue are: April 22, 2017 has been designated as a city-wide day for Adopt-A-Road participants to conduct cleanups; Adopt-A-Road groups cleared more than 75 miles of roadside of...

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Volunteers & Cave Creek Museum, Thank You for Dec. 10 Scenic Drive Litter Cleanup
Dec11

Volunteers & Cave Creek Museum, Thank You for Dec. 10 Scenic Drive Litter Cleanup

December 11, 2016 Need a “new” TV? Act quickly and one can be yours! Friends of the Scenic Drive volunteer John Rodwick found the TV, obviously in need of some TLC, while he was picking up litter Saturday morning. The City of Scottsdale Waste Management Department is scheduled to pickup the bags of litter and other refuse, which includes the TV, on Monday. Act Now. Friends of the Scenic Drive thanks John and all the...

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Standing Tall at The Summit: Encroaching Signs of the Times
Aug31

Standing Tall at The Summit: Encroaching Signs of the Times

by Cindy Lee On Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7pm, Weingarten Realty Investors held a voluntarily offered public meeting at The Summit, 32551 N. Scottsdale Road. The stated purpose of this gathering was to provide area residents with information and an opportunity to speak regarding this pre-application to the City of Scottsdale to install two 25-foot lighted tower signs at The Summit entrances on Scottsdale Road and E. Ashler Hills...

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Sneak Peeks: MUCH MORE Community News for You
Aug17

Sneak Peeks: MUCH MORE Community News for You

In January 1983, Liz Stapleton-Ogden sat at her kitchen table and produced the first edition of A Peek at the Peak (The Peak). It was a four-page newsletter that was published on February 1, 1983. Liz typed, “The purpose of this newsletter is to bring matters of local interest to the attention of residents, to share ideas and projects, to highlight personalities and student activities, to give credit for accomplishments, to...

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