Managing Recreation Opportunities in Unprecedented Times

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Coordinator, City of Prescott Recreation is important to everyday quality of life, but when faced with large unknowns such as the COVID-19 virus outbreak taking precautions while managing to offer safe recreation opportunities is challenging. Having never experienced this in our lifetimes, parks and recreation professionals are left with intense decisions … Read More…

City of Prescott Mayor’s Commission on Well-Being

by Dr. Billie Orr, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Prescott and Lori Kennedy, Communications Coordinator, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Our Vision To become the premier city of well-being in America. Our Mission To engage the citizens who live, learn, work and play in Prescott in the lifelong pursuit of well-being through communication, motivation and action. In … Read More…

We Treat You Like Our Family

If he could, Dr. Hojat Askari would give everyone he cares about a hug — that would be everyone in Yavapai County. For now, his arms are spread out for “air hugs” as he works to figure out the best ways to help his greater family fight the COVID19 pandemic.  As medical director, and an … Read More…

Sex Trafficking: See Something, Say Something

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney In the small community of Dewey, Yavapai County’s drug task force executed a search warrant based on tips that the house was a drug trafficking operation. Neighbors had reported frequent vehicular traffic marked by short stays and the residency of numerous young adults. Indeed, during the search several marijuana … Read More…

WIC in a Click Brings Nutrition Information to Families

by Leslie Horton, Director, Yavapai County Community Health Services The Yavapai County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is now making learning about healthy eating habits more accessible through video conferencing technology.  The new program, WIC in a Click, allows people to participate in follow-up appointments in the comfort of their … Read More…

JustServe Matches Would-be Volunteers with Nonprofits

The Quad City area has several organizations that work to serve others and strengthen our community, and all can use more volunteers. If you are looking for a way to become more involved in the community, you’ll be glad to know there’s a website designed to match volunteers with nonprofit organizations in the Quad City … Read More…

Building for the Future

by Mary Dillinger, Public Affairs Officer, Northern Arizona VA Health Care System NAVAHCS serving veterans in “Everybody’s Hometown” Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) is proud to serve more than 29,600 veterans. More than 34% of the staff are veterans, and it is an honor to care for the veterans in this amazing community. … Read More…