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Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Fry's V.I.P Rewards members can register their card to benefit the ONE Community Foundation. Every time you shop at Fry's a portion of your sale will directly benefit us. The good news is it's free and all you have to do is register your rewards card.   Read more »

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REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

REPUBLIC SERVICES JOINS ARIZONA BUSINESSES SUPPORTING UNITY PLEDGE

PHOENIX (Feb. 10, 2014) – Today, Phoenix-based Republic Services announced it has signed theUNITY Pledge. Created in 2013 by ONE Community, the Pledge gives Arizona businesses and individuals a way to demonstrate support for workplace equality and equal treatment in housing and hospitality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals.  Read more »

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Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage

Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage

Support for gay marriage has become the majority opinion, and voters now also say they're more likely to reject a presidential candidate opposed to gay marriage than one who backs it -- something gay marriage advocates hope marks a political tipping point for 2016. Read more »

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Boston St. Patrick's Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time

Boston St. Patrick's Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time

Two homosexual rights groups will march in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday after organizers lifted a longtime ban on lesbian, gay and transgender (LGBT) organizations joining the annual Irish-American march.

Boston Pride, an LGBT rights group, said this week organizers had accepted its application to participate in this year's march through the Irish bastion of South Boston.

The rights group will join OutVets, representing gay veterans, in bringing an end to two decades of debate over the issue. Organizers had insisted that homosexuality conflicted with Catholic doctrine, but the ban ran counter to the liberal mores that prevail in Massachusetts, the first state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage. Read more »

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A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds

A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds

A record number of voters now support gay marriage, a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Monday found.

The poll shows that an all-time high 59 percent of American voters support same-sex marriage -- nearly double the amount of voters who supported it in 2004. Support has also increased among conservative voters, with 35 percent now saying they back same-sex marriage, an increase of 9 percentage points from April 2013.

Fred Yang, a Democratic pollster who conducted the survey with Republican Bill McInturff, told the Wall Street Journal that support for gay marriage was increasing among voters faster than attitudes towards interracial marriage, now supported by 87 percent of Americans. Read more »

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Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer

Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer

DISABILITY BENEFITS 101 TRAIN-THE-TRAINER
March 25th -
Two Different Trainings for Your Needs
 
Who is this training for?
Tier 2 - 8:30AM - 12:30PM
Service professionals who provide direct or coordinate employment based services.
Tier 1 - 1:30PM - 5PM
Everyone else - specialist assisting with getting people on benefits, teachers, organization and support groups that support people with disabilities.
*Note training is tier specific. Pick the training that you think best fits your needs.
 
What will you get from this training? Read more »

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Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care

Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care

Losing weight is a difficult task.  It takes hard work and comittment, but even that is not enough sometimes. To truly lose weight, we need to use the proper education and tools to achieve that goal.  While most diets utilize some form of calorie reduction, this is often destined for poor results.  Effective program addresses behavioral modification, sound coaching, and good protein source.

Learn the basics of weight loss and understand the science of how our bodies use food for energy. This seminar discuss the insanity of "yo-yo" diets and the problems with Metabolic Syndrome. The key resides in the dysfunctional pancreas and insulin problems. We discuss ketosis based muscle sparing weight loss and sample Ideal Proteins food. Read more »

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Special Film Screening of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Special Film Screening of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Wednesday March 18, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm

Enjoy an evening of fun, wonder and hope as you support your favorite organization on March 18 at Harkin Theatres in Scottsdale! Enjoy a screening of The Second Best Marigold Hotel, a new feature starring Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel and Richard Gere from the Director of Shakespeare in Love!

"As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel."

Enjoy your evening knowing all proceeds from this event directly benefit the charity of your choice - The Human Rights Campaign, One-n-Ten, or the Sojourner Center. Read more »

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