One of Arizona's oldest cat shelters, the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary, has teamed up with the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS) to continue the 'Meows for Military' program for the third year in a row.
The two organizations currently have an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for legal services until June 29, 2019, which the County had requested be renewed with an increase of five percent. The City of Bisbee currently pays $60,000 annually for 24-hour access to the County’s legal team.
The Cochise Leadership Academy offers participants the opportunity to develop key leadership skills and positively impact their local communities. The program is part of a multi-agency collaboration to improve healthy eating and active living to tackle the issues of diabetes and obesity.
“If you’re cold, your pet is cold,” said PACC Director Kristen Auerbach, in a recent news release. “Pets in Tucson are acclimated to warmer temperatures which means below-freezing night temperatures can be deadly for pets left outside with no shelter.”
There’s not enough room in Tucson to shelter all the homeless from the freezing temperatures, which are expected to last about a week.That means many of the 1,500 to 2,000 homeless will sleep in the cold. Some of them choose too do that though, rather than seek shelter.
Founded by local radio show host and non-profit director, Dr. Deb Waterbury, the Reap What You Sew school held their 2nd graduation this past summer. In the two years since the school began, 17 out of 19 graduates have started their own businesses and been able to lift their families out of poverty.
Now that Christmas is passed, time to toss the boxes, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons that come with the holiday.And a good portion of America would like to recycle as much as possible. But what’s recyclable and what’s not?
Santa smiled, the grill sizzled, and hundreds in South Tucson celebrated Christmas as a community. This Christmas Eve marks 10 years that Los Vatos Motorcycle Club has rallied volunteers to enjoy Christmas in the Barrio on South 6th Avenue.
According to PACC staff, volunteer Charly Van Den Burgh found the Yorkshire Terrier running in the road. Van Den Burgh picked her up, brought her to the shelter to scan for a microchip, and made the crucial connection.