Business awards nominations sought by Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce

The Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual business awards in several categories. Anyone can complete a nomination form, but nominees for the Business of the Year and Emerging Business of the year must be members of the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce, according to queencreekchamber.com/award-nomination-form.html. The categories are: Business of […]

Meet Your Neighbor: Erica Ballesteros passionate about making a positive difference in the world

Name: Erica Ballesteros Age: 37…38 on May 28. Town/neighborhood: Queen Creek/Ironwood Crossing When and why I moved here: I grew up in a small coastal town in Maine and moved out to Arizona in 2000 to finish my undergraduate at ASU in dance therapy.  My ex-husband bought our first home in Queen Creek back in […]

Athlete Shirley Lauren receives Central College softball honors

Queen Creek resident Shirley Lauren was among the players honored as the Central College softball team announced its postseason awards. The junior received her first varsity letter. Her 2019 pitching stats were: 0-0, 3.62 ERA, 9.2 innings, 14 hits, 8 runs, 5 earned runs, 2 strikeouts, 5 BB, according to a release. The Dutch received […]

Jordan Romero graduates basic training in San Antonio

U.S. Air Force Airman Jordan M. Romero graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills, according to a press release. Airmen who […]

Maricopa County appoints Marcy Flanagan public health director

Marcy Flanagan has been appointed as Maricopa County’s new public health director, effective June 10. She currently serves as director of Pima County Department of Public Health. “It was an exhaustive search to find the right person to lead such an important department here in Maricopa County,” Joy Rich, county manager for Maricopa County, said […]

Three women spearhead economic development in Queen Creek

With the goal of bringing investment to the community to increase the quality of life for residents and the experience for visitors, Doreen Cott, Jennifer Lindley and Marissa Garnett focus on business development in Queen Creek. Ms. Garnett serves as the town’s economic development coordinator, facilitating investment in all areas of the town. She conducts […]

Poston Butte alumnus completes Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Kacey T. Barnes, a graduate of Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic […]

Vitalant to host blood drive at Queen Creek Town Hall

Vitalant will host a blood drive in the Town of Queen Creek in the coming weeks. The Vitalant bloodmobile will be at Queen Creek Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, according to a press release. Those interested can schedule an appointment online at BloodHero.com using QueenCreek […]

Meet Your Neighbor: Henry Jenkins teaches Taekwondo martial arts, accounting

Name: Henry W. Jenkins Age: 75 Town/neighborhood: Queen Creek When and why I moved here: May 2005 our family of five moved to Queen Creek from West Hills, San Fernando Valley, California, to retire from my career in business accounting, management and software support. We were motivated to move from California having survived the 1994 […]

Summer registration opens May 6 for Queen Creek recreation classes

Beat the heat this summer by participating in a class or workshop offered through the Queen Creek Recreation Division. Registration for the Town of Queen Creek’s summer session of recreation classes begins on May 6 for town residents and May 13 for non-residents. The complete catalog of classes is available online at QueenCreek.org/Recreation and will […]