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April 18 — SOAR Summer Youth Employment Program to hold open house

| April 15, 2019
April 18 — SOAR Summer Youth Employment Program to hold open house

Please join us to learn more about the SOAR Summer Youth Employment Program and meet representatives from participating departments and agencies.The open house will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at the Coconino County Human Resources, 420 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff.

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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| April 15, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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2019 Flagstaff regional events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Flagstaff regional events

The Flagstaff public library has released its calendar of events for April 2019 for both the downtown and East Flagstaff locations.

See more upcoming Flagstaff regional events for families here….

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2019 Fredonia Regional Events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Fredonia Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Fredonia region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Fredonia Community Resource Meeting. Future meetings are scheduled for 1:30 pm. Thursday, May 9, July 11, Sept. 12 and Nov. 14 at *Encompass Health Services, 170 N. Main St., Fredonia.

Contact Gwen.Lasslo@ENCOMPASS-AZ.ORG to be placed on the invitation list.*Location, times subject to change

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2019 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group, held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Big E Steakhouse and Saloon, Building 395, Arizona State Route 64, Tusayan, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Xanterra Purchasing Office, Albright Street, Grand Canyon. Can’t attend the meetings in person? Call into conference call number at 605-472-5380, use code 639046. Contact vanessa_ceja-cervantes@nps.gov for more information.

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2019 Page Regional Events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Page Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Page region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Page Community Resource Partners Network Meeting at 9:15 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at Encompass Behavioral Health Services Building, 463 S. Lake Powell Blvd, Page.

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2019 Tuba City, Navajo Nation regional events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Tuba City, Navajo Nation regional events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events and programs in the Tuba City / Navajo Nation. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting from *10 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of the month at the Tuba City Public Library, Community Conference Room, 78 Main St., Tuba City. *Please note time change in March to Dine Standard Time.

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2019 Williams regional events

| April 15, 2019
2019 Williams regional events

From Folklorico dance instruction to Kids Craft and a Steam train to the Grand Canyon, a variety of events in Williams are scheduled in March and the rest of 2019.

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Flagstaff schools make room for discussions following Chabad community center vandalism. See more local education news here

| April 9, 2019
Flagstaff schools make room for discussions following Chabad community center vandalism. See more local education news here

This weekend marks two weeks since vandals painted swastikas on the walls and windows of Chabad Jewish community center in Flagstaff.

The Flagstaff Police Department issued a statement that it would be investigating the break-in as a hate crime; the Anti-Defamation League is offering $2,000 for any information that might lead to an arrest.

Soon after news of the event broke, Arizona Daily Sun photographer Jake Bacon took to hanging tinfoil hearts on the fencing outside the center and hundreds of others followed suit — entire schools crafted and added their own hearts to the tapestry, which glinted in the sun for days to follow.

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Arizona Education Association President Hopes Legislators Focus On School Funding Increases. See more state education news here

| April 9, 2019
Arizona Education Association President Hopes Legislators Focus On School Funding Increases. See more state education news here

Months before a new fiscal year begins for the state, Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas suspects legislators are not on the same page when it comes to education funding.

Thomas said it would take a lot for teachers to repeat last year’s strike, but isn’t ruling one out if lawmakers do not commit to better funding for education.

“We’re having difficulty hiring people in the state of Arizona, because we have a reputation that we don’t fund our schools very well,” Thomas said.

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