Wine Tasting Dinner - The Venue Scottsdale

Wine Tasting Dinner - The Venue Scottsdale

Ladies and Gentlemen and wine enthusiasts alike,

Did you hear the great news?!

The Venue Scottsdale has partnered with the celebrity wine maker Fritz Hatton, owner and creator of Arietta Winery, to offer an intimate wine tasting dinner on April 15th at 7:00PM.  Combined with the culinary talents of our own Chef Anthony Crozenci we will be offering a 3 course meal paired with a variety of these incredible wines,  each to be discussed by both Mr. Hatton and Chef Anthony themselves. Read more »

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A Great Time to Be Gay? That Depends

By most measures, it's never been a better time to be gay. But all the encouraging steps toward a more accepting America may not mean much when you're called "faggot", and slammed into a locker.

Polling shows that America has never been on better terms with sexual diversity -- from equal economic rights to gay marriage to the belief that gay issues will one day be non-issues. In younger demographics, we're already there. A recent Gallup-USA Today poll showed that among those 18 to 29, 73 percent are fine with same-sex marriage. Read more »

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Waddell & Reed, Inc. Financial Advisors
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Valle del Sol is partnering with Peet’s Coffee & Tea and hosting a Job Fair on February 19th.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

·        Barista
·        Expeditor
·        Register Service
·        Service Utility Worker

Managers will be on-site to interview qualified candidates.  Come prepared with a resume, references and job history.

Valle del Sol welcomes you to come, bring a friend or family member that is looking for work.

These open positions are centrally located at the airport—with access to public transportation.  Flexible hours and schedules are available.

JOB FAIR! Read more »

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British lawmakers vote in favor of gay marriage

British lawmakers vote in favor of gay marriage

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage championed by Prime Minister David Cameron, despite strong opposition from within his Conservative Party.

In a first House of Commons vote, lawmakers voted 400 to 175 in support of the legislation. There was majority support from the left-leaning Labour Party and Liberal Democrats party, but around half of the Conservative lawmakers rejected the proposals or abstained. Read more »

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Gay-rights groups applaud expected DOD same-sex benefits

Gay-rights groups applaud expected DOD same-sex benefits

Gay-rights advocacy groups and members of Congress applauded reports Tuesday that the Pentagon plans to propose extending benefits to some same-sex spouses of U.S. military members.

Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has not decided which benefits would be affected, The Associated Press reported, according to unnamed sources. But the Pentagon will likely extend access to some military bases and on-base stores, as well as to some health programs.

The Pentagon declined  Tuesday to confirm any details of the benefits being considered, but spokeswoman Cmdr. Leslie Hull-Ryde said it was reviewing its policy. Read more »

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Officials: Pentagon extends some benefits for gays

Officials: Pentagon extends some benefits for gays

WASHINGTON — The military is poised to extend some benefits to the same-sex partners of servicemembers, U.S. officials said Tuesday, about 16 months after the Pentagon repealed its ban on gays serving openly.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has not made a final decision on which benefits will be included, the officials said, but the Pentagon is likely to allow same-sex partners to have access to the on-base commissary and other military-subsidized stores, as well as some health and welfare programs. Read more »

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Howard Fleischmann elected President of Red Means Stop 2013

Howard Fleischmann elected President of Red Means Stop 2013

Howard J. Fleischmann Sr. has been elected President of the Red Means Stop Traffic Safety Alliance for 2013. Red Means Stop is a non-profit organization providing education and awareness programs on the dangers and consequences of red light running. Howard is co-owner and active manager of Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair with various locations in Phoenix and Glendale. Howard’s stepson Manuelito Joseph Patton was killed by a red light runner on October 17, 2008. “Mano” was a proud Marine preparing for his second tour of duty in Iraq. Read more »

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