What You Need to Know About CBD

 What is CBD?  Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous flower of cannabis, a plant with a rich history as a medicine going back thousands of years.  What is CBD Used for?

Saving Lives

Kristopher, who attends Arizona Connections Academy, is on a mission to save lives.

The Road to Rich’s

Talking Competition, Family and Life with a CrossFit Legend Article Nicolette Martin | Photography Paul Versluis About 80 miles east of Nashville, among the winding roads of Putnam County, Tennessee, between a brick house and an old red barn, there’s a gravel road. It’s easy to miss in the expanse of rolling hills that, in … Continued

#LoveUp #LovePup

Five years ago, Johnjay Van Es, from 104.7 Kiss FM’s nationally syndicated morning show Johnjay And Rich, received a text from a friend that changed his life. Kurt Warner, Hall of Fame NFL Super Bowl quarterback, was his son’s football coach, but Warner had to be away for a game. Van Es texted updates. Their boys made a winning play…

This Mother Won!

Joan Novelly is a mother of two, a dental hygienist and is known in the community for her family’s business, Novelly Dentistry. Her husband, Arthur Novelly, DDS, is a devoted family man who has always gone above and beyond his call of duty for his family and his extended family of dental patients in the Chandler/Gilbert area. For a woman…

Eliminating the Fear

For some women, getting a mammogram isn’t something they want to do, but it’s an important appointment that should not go ignored. Solis Mammography is changing the way mammograms are perceived and performed by providing a comfort-driven, patient-centric environment that helps put patients at ease while offering advanced, top-of-the-line breast-imaging technology and expert interpretations.

Global Citizens in Our Backyard

Three weeks in 2015. That’s all it took to get Riya and Eshan Kalra hooked. The socially conscious siblings learned about Syrian refugees in Belgium and felt the need to do more than read and hear about their plights from the comfort of their Chandler home. “We were both very touched. We wanted to do everything we could to make…

Practice Makes Perfect

A few years ago, Dan Hill’s then 11-year-old daughter, Lauren, decided that she wanted to play lacrosse. Although Hill was happy to let her play, he was not particularly fond of making the long drive to Scottsdale for practices and games.

Advocate & Educate

Katey McPherson, executive director of The Gurian Institute on Bullying McPherson is a mom to four young daughters and spent 20 years as a public school teacher and administrator. During that time, she says she “saw a need for ways to teach students more self-advocacy and social competence skills.”

Recycled City makes composting easy

Recycled City will be participating in Eastmark AwesomeFest on Saturday, April 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Eastmark Visitor and Community Center, located at 10100 E Ray Rd. in Mesa. AwesomeFest is an evening of awe, inspiration and fun for all ages with interactive experiences, national arts, musical acts and food from local eateries. Learn more at www.eastmark.com.

The art of ice dancing

For some, it can take several years, even a lifetime, before they find their true passion. But for Karina Manta, that was not the case. Since the age of five, Manta has pursued her love of skating. She explains that it all started when she attended a friend’s birthday party at a skating rink and enjoyed the experience so much…