🌱 Donate Purses For Mothers + Lifeguard Shortage Present Uncertainty

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First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny. High: 86 Low: 59.

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Here are the top three three stories today in Phoenix:

  1. As Mother’s Day approaches, Nourish Phoenix, a local nonprofit are collecting purses and goodies to pamper moms. Volunteers will be given a purse to fill with ways to pamper the women who deserve it. The organization will accept donations for Mother’s Week through April 29, but the support is needed year round. (FOX 10 NewsPhoenix)
  2. Phoenix Police arrested a man who allegedly ran over a man aged 62 near 12th Street and Northern Avenue in Phoenix late Friday night. After arriving at the scene, police learned that the victim had been recently involved in an argument with the suspect. The victim died at the scene and the suspect has been booked into jail on one count of First-Degree Murder. (Arizona’s Family)
  3. The city of Phoenix is ​​questioning how many public pools will be open this summer and the answer is dependent on the staffing levels between now and Memorial Day. Phoenix pools will be opening to the public in just a few weeks yet hundreds of lifeguard jobs remain unfilled. In areas where pools are not open, the city plans to provide vans to the pools. Applications will continue to be accepted throughout the summer. (Arizona’s Family)

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Today in Phoenix:

  • Big Band Grandstand At Foothills Branch Library (2:00 PM)
  • Family Literacy Night At Foothills Branch Library (6:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Do you enjoy cold calling? Become a Cool Callers volunteer who will check in on people to make sure they’re not overheated at home. (Facebook)
  • City Librarian Rita Hamilton wraps up National Library Week by thanking the wonderful library community for the ongoing support and patronage. The Phoenix Public Library looks forward to providing stellar customer service (Facebook)
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That’s it for today. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!

β€” Nicole Tess Kazora

About me: Nicole is a freelance writer who graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. At her core, she loves painting acrylic portraits, listening to political and social commentary, and examining research in the social sciences.

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