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WHO IS "POSITIVELY ARIZONA" IN YOUR LIFE?

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ALL ABOUT "POSITIVELY ARIZONA"

Arizona is mostly associated with The Grand Canyon, the Saguaro Cactus, extreme summer temperatures, vast deserts and the seemingly endless number of golf courses. But what really sets Arizona apart is its people.

Positively Arizona is a one-and-a-half minute feature that focuses on both the "ordinary" and "extraordinary" people that make Arizona unique. These Arizonans are special because they are creating a positive impact on our daily lives, and in some cases, with no expected return for their efforts.

They are men and women, business owners, politicians, philanthropists, and personalities whose actions and work have helped shape Arizona, or simply, have brought smiles to those whose lives they've touched. AZTV's mission is to highlight these unique individuals, or groups, as a way to honor their good deeds, inspire others, and to celebrate what makes Arizona the best place to live.

These features will be aired throughout the week on AZTV and MeTV in various programs as part of our broadcast schedule.

Watch, listen and learn what makes these people Positively Arizona.

 

Amazon to Announce $15,000 Donation to CompuGirls

Amazon to Announce $15,000 Donation to CompuGirls

On Thursday, March 10th, Amazon will announce a $15,000 donation to bring new STEM curriculum to a group of Phoenix Collegiate Academy high school students.

The event features a special parent orientation where participants and their parents will hear the announcement for the first time and learn about the CompuGirls curriculum.

CompuGirls is a culturally responsive technology program for adolescent (grades 8-12) girls developed and administered through the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology at Arizona State University. 

Trevor Browne High School Choir Concert to Raise Food & Funds for Local Food Bank

Trevor Browne High School Choir Concert to Raise Food & Funds for Local Food Bank

Choir students at Trevor G. Browne (TGB) High School in west Phoenix are teaming up with Hope for Hunger food bank to raise support for the facility that helps feed many of the their families.

Help for Hunger is a small, local food bank located at 5605 N. 55th Avenue in Glendale. It operates with just one part-time employee and relies on volunteers to provide all services. With an annual operating budget of under $100,000, the food bank depends on donations as it serves food and support to more than 30,000 families each year since its inception in 2012.

The Arizona Diamondbacks Team Up with PetSmart® to Create the 1st Ever Season-Long Dog-Friendly Ballpark

The Arizona Diamondbacks Team Up with PetSmart® to Create the 1st Ever Season-Long Dog-Friendly Ballpark

PetSmart, Inc. and the Arizona Diamondbacks are teaming up to create the new PetSmart Patio, PetSmart Park and the Dog Days of Summer program, where dog-loving fans can bring their dogs to all 13 Sunday D-backs home games in the 2016 season.

Pet parents will be able to enjoy America’s favorite pastime with their best friends at Chase Field with exclusive seating, a grassy play area nearby, and the PetSmart adoption spot that will feature adoptable dogs ready to find their forever homes among the D-backs’ fan base.

SSJ Team Genesis Wins the 2016 Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge

SSJ Team Genesis Wins the 2016 Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge

SSJ Team Genesis, the Cathedral school of the Diocese of Phoenix, won the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge, presented by American Airlines on Saturday, February 27th.  

The annual competition challenges 5th through 8th grade students to enhance their knowledge of space technology through the development of an international lunar base. Teams were tasked with building a physical scale model and presenting sustainability plans for a crew of 50 people for more than two years.

Arizona Ranks in the Bottom of the Country in Gas Prices

Arizona Ranks in the Bottom of the Country in Gas Prices

According to the East Valley Tribune, AAA reports that Arizona currently has the 9th lowest gas prices in the U.S. and is one of 47 states with averages under $2 a gallon.

This week, the statewide average dropped more than 8 cents to $1.54. Nationwide, prices dipped slightly to $1.72.

In the Phoenix area, drivers are paying $1.45 a gallon, 10 cents less than last week, according to AAA.

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