Medicare Counseling Volunteers Needed
May15

Medicare Counseling Volunteers Needed

Calling All Volunteers: Medicare Counseling at the Area Agency on Aging, Benefits Assistance Program Act Now. Training begins on June 7th. By  Cindy Lee The Benefits Assistance Program at the Area Agency on Aging in Phoenix, AZ is part of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) national network. The SHIP Program in each state is funded to provide free local help for people with Medicare, and also provides advice on...

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AZ Game & Fish News: After 25 Years, High Expectations for  Fish Population
May12

AZ Game & Fish News: After 25 Years, High Expectations for Fish Population

May 12, 2017   In mid-May, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will stock Gila topminnow into Arnett Creek, near Superior, with the expectation that the species will establish a population. The addition of Gila topminnow will be the final step in a project that has been in the works for more than two decades. Click below to learn more.   Arizona Game & Fish News The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites...

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Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary
May12

Kraig’s Cave Creek Commentary

May 2017 In this brief commentary, Kraig Nelson combines insights into Cave Creek’s history and the current real estate market in Cave Creek, Scottsdale, and Carefree.  The Peak thanks the Cave Creek Museum for their long-standing support of the Desert Foothills Scenic Drive.   Kraig’s History Highlights From the Cave Creek Museum Kraig Nelson, docent  The western cowboy is an icon of the old west, especially when we...

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Be a Member a Relay Race Team to Fight Cancer
May11

Be a Member a Relay Race Team to Fight Cancer

May 11, 2017 Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center Races for Cancer Set for September 23rd May 11, 2017, Cave Creek, Arizona – The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Cave Creek-Carefree is set for September 23, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM and Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center, an event partner, will be part of the action at Black Mountain Elementary School. The physical address of the school is 33606 N. 60th...

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Be a Volunteer Museum Guide at the MIM
May07

Be a Volunteer Museum Guide at the MIM

July 7, 2017   Do you enjoy music, history, learning about other cultures, helping and teaching others, and a satisfying break from every-day life? If you enjoy any or all of these things, then consider becoming a museum guide at the Musical Instrument Museum.  You don’t have to be an expert. MIM provides the necessary training.   Museum Guide is just one of the many volunteer opportunities that are available at the MIM. For...

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Vineyard Views Blog: Is this today’s worker?
May06

Vineyard Views Blog: Is this today’s worker?

May 6, 2017 This doctor is still working at 105. In this video, he reveals a few simple exercises that he credits for his longevity. Get ready, on the count of three, click below.    Still Working The Peak thanks Al DeVito of Vineyard Views Blog for another insightful post.   The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom...

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Desert Foothills Family YMCA Summer Sports Programs – Register Now!
May05

Desert Foothills Family YMCA Summer Sports Programs – Register Now!

May 5, 2017 Courtesy of Desert Foothills Family YMCA This summer Desert Foothills YMCA is offering basketball, volleyball and other programs. Regular registration ends May 28th. Space might not be available if you register late. Click on the link below for information. Desert Foothills YMCA Announcement (PDF) The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment”...

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Video: Easter Sunday Hatching of Western Screech Owl
Apr30

Video: Easter Sunday Hatching of Western Screech Owl

April 19, 2017 Courtesy of Laurel Strohmeyer   Hi everyone, I wanted to share this little Easter Sunday hatching of the third Western Screech Owl. Enjoy!     Watch Laurel’s Video    The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom of this page. All comments are reviewed based on The Peak’s Comment...

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Photos: Flowers on the Road to Bartlett, Spring 2017
Apr30

Photos: Flowers on the Road to Bartlett, Spring 2017

March 2017 By Howard Myers The March 2017  issue of this magazine published photographs of flowers that I took in 2008 during a drive to Bartlett Lake.  We had quite a bit of rain this past winter and that usually means an unusually good year for flower blooms. My wife, Carol, and I decided to drive to Bartlett Lake to check out the flowers. It was a good decision. Below are some of the photographs that I took along the way. ...

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CCUSD: Burdick Receives National School Communications Award
Apr24

CCUSD: Burdick Receives National School Communications Award

,April 24, 2017 Courtesy of the Cave Creek Unified School District Cave Creek Unified Superintendent named the 2017 Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award Recipient Dr. Debbi Burdick, Superintendent of the Cave Creek Unified School District, was named the recipient of the Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award This prestigious award from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA)...

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