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Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man
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Phoenix Children’s a lifesaver for Chandler man

February 20th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Katy Springer Contributor Adam Smith didn’t know much about his heart defects until recently. He knew he was born a “blue baby” and underwent multiple heart surgeries in his first few weeks of life, but his parents...
Strong voice for the disabled retires – kind of
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Strong voice for the disabled retires – kind of

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Ability360 CEO and President Phil Pangrazio officially retired from his two-decade tenure on Dec. 31 but he has been still in what was supposed to be his former office, handling a myriad of...
Arizona Brainfood feeding kids in 125 schools
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Arizona Brainfood feeding kids in 125 schools

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Melody Birkett Contributor Despite the pandemic’s impact on in-classroom learning, Arizona Brainfood is still feeding kids in need – including students attending 32 schools in Chandler Unified. Whether they are learning at...
New Chandler foundation looking for students
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New Chandler foundation looking for students

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A new Chandler-based foundation is looking for high school graduates to apply for college scholarships and join its growing network of mentors. The Copper Forge Foundation hopes to award its first...
Partnership helps Chandler area nonprofits
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Partnership helps Chandler area nonprofits

February 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Srianthi Perera Contributor The list of area organizations helped by the Arizona Women’s Partnerships is extensive. It includes the all-volunteer Pan de Vida Foundation of Queen Creek, which started in 2003 to assist needy...
Businesses come to ICAN Center’s rescue
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Businesses come to ICAN Center’s rescue

February 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Gilbert Realtor Mindy Jones Nevarez saw a need for teens in Chandler – and rallied local businesses to fill it. And last week, teens who consider ICAN’s  nationally-accredited teen center their second...
Chandler man authors book on his escape from diabetes
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Chandler man authors book on his escape from diabetes

January 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler resident Larry Kuhlman wants people with diabetes to have hope. So, he has written a book, titled “Lose Weight and Get Rid of Your Type 2 Diabetes, like I Did.” The title may be a mouthful but...
East Valley man suits up in Clemson flick
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East Valley man suits up in Clemson flick

January 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By zach Alvira Staff Writer Alex A.J. Gardner sought a new path when he graduated from Gilbert High School in 2017. With an outgoing personality, he decided to try his hand at acting. He had never done it before but soon after...
2 Chandler students on $1M-winning ASU project team
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2 Chandler students on $1M-winning ASU project team

January 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Herminia Rincon Guest Writer Two Chandler residents were on a five-member team at Arizona State University that recently won the million-dollar XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge to redesign the face masks used to prevent the...
Chandler teen raising funds for healthcare workers’ masks
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Chandler teen raising funds for healthcare workers’ masks

January 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler teen is doing his part to help frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic by working with the Dignity Health Foundation-East Valley to raise money for high-quality masks. Blake Su, a senior...