Torch Run, carnival passes through Paradise Valley May 3

The Town of Paradise Valley community is invited to cheer on participants and join friends for the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Community Carnival Celebration on Thursday, May 3. In addition to food, festivities and a petting zoo, come join Paradise Valley Police Department officers as they pass the torch to the Scottsdale Police Department […]

Paradise Valley ‘dream team’ goes Over the Edge in support of Special Olympics

Twelve members of the Paradise Valley community — including a former mayor, police officers, and a school teacher — will be scaling down the side of a 27-story office building in support of Arizona’s 16,000 Special Olympics athletes. Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, Special Olympics Arizona is hosting the Over the Edge event, […]

Fry’s Food Stores raises over $65,000 for Special Olympics

In an April campaign hosted by all 119 locations of Fry’s Food Stores in Arizona, residents were encouraged to round up their totals to the nearest dollar in support of Special Olympics Arizona.

Opinion: Shining light on intellectual disabilities

Up to 200 million people worldwide have intellectual disabilities, according to the World Health Organization. Despite advances that have been made over the years, these men, women and children face negative stereotypes on a daily basis.  It’s a constant struggle, and one that we need to address – no matter how uncomfortable or inconvenient. This […]