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Fourth Annual SRPMIC Resident Recognition Banquet

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Families throughout the six housing divisions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community were honored and recognized on the evening of Monday, March 24, at Talking Stick Resort. The purpose of the awards banquet was to recognize and honor the homeowners who have abided by rules and completed certain criteria requested by the Housing Division as far as passing bi-annual home inspections, getting their recertification, paying their bills on time and being responsible renters overall.

 
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Congressman Rokita Learns About SRPMIC School System

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

Spring Break for Congress? Not at all. On Wednesday, March 19, U.S. Representative Todd Rokita (Republican, Fourth District of Indiana) visited with Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community representatives to discuss the pros and cons of the SRPMIC school system, all while forming what he hoped will grow to be a lasting friendship with the Community.

 

First Things First Sponsor an Educational Parent
Conference

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community parents gathered for the Guiding Our Young Children in a Positive Way Parent Conference on March 19 at Salt River High School. The conference was open to all parents, grandparents, family members and employees of the Community; child care was provided for those with children. The conference was sponsored by First Things First, an Arizona organization that works to create a family-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and high-quality early childhood system that supports the development, health and early education of Arizona’s children birth through age 5.

 

Community Garden Unveiled on First Day of Spring

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

On Thursday, March 20, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, in partnership with True Food Kitchen, hosted Garden Day to unveil the Community garden at the Lehi Branch in Mesa. Club members and their families were able to participate in various O’odham and Piipaash culturally inspired activities. This event gained media exposure from Good Morning Arizona on Channel 3 and Fox 10 Arizona Morning.