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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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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