Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Family Health & Awareness Fair

Saturday November 20th from 9am to 12pm the Maryvale Family Health Center located at 4011 N. 51st Ave 85031 - South of 51st Ave and Indian School (behind the DMV) will be hosting a FREE Family Health & Awareness Fair.

Medical Screenings available include:
Blood Pressure
Vision Checks
Body Fat Analysis
Pregnancy Testing
Hearing Testing
Visual Dental Screening
Height and Weight
Ask an OBGYN
Ask a Pediatrician

Maricopa Integrated Health Systems Eligibility Specialist will be available to help with AHCCCS enrollments, and with Financial Assistance appointments.

Other resources include WIC information and referrals, Southwest Human Development, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Magellan Health Services and plenty more.

There will also be a Children's Corner with face painting, games, and raffles/giveaways.

For more information you can call 602.344.1841 or visit

Employment Fair

The Goodwill Peoria Career Center will be having an Employment Event Thursday November 18th from 10am to 12pm located at 6750 W. Peoria Ave. #115 Peoria, AZ 85345 on the NW corner of 67th Ave and Peoria.

Perspective employers schedule to be there will be Avon - looking to hire representatives, Wells Fargo - looking to hire Bankers and Tellers, Dept of Corrections is looking for Correction Officers, Cactus Wren is looking to hire CNA positions they offer training and help with placement.

For more information you can call 602.535.4407 or visit

Holiday Gifts

I've been able to find a ton of information on how to help you find gifts for your children this holiday season.

The first referral has no restrictions on location and is sponsored by the Interfaith Co-op Ministries and is for children 15yrs and younger. You sign up by visiting Interfaith Co-op at 501 S 9th St. 85007 Monday - Saturday from 9am to 11am. Last day to sign up is Nov 30th. You don't have to wait in line just let them know you are their to sign up for toys. This is good while supplies last.

The next referral is a different and based off where you are located if you live in the North Valley please call 602.488.2070, East Valley call 602.488.2276, Central and South Phoenix call 602.413.2473 and West Valley call 602.348.6502. Due to the high volume of calls you may have to leave a message with a call back number to get more information. If you are leaving your Voice Mail number make sure to let them know it is only a messaging number and you will not be able to answer so that they know to leave as many details as possible.

Good luck!

Thanksgiving Dinner!

I have information on the big Thanksgiving Dinner in Downtown Phoenix plus a hotline you can call to find other Thanksgiving dinner closer to you!

The Downtown Dinner is put on by the Salvation Army and will be at the Wyndham Hotel located at 50 E. Adams St. in their Pueblo Room Thursday November 25th  from 11am to 1pm. You should arrive early as I'm sure there will be a line.

To call and find other Thanksgiving Dinner please call 602.263.8856 or 1.800.352.3792 to have a person search for a dinner closer to you.

Stay safe these holidays!