Not Home for the Holidays

Our plans may include little more than sleeping in, lying in the throes of food coma, raising a glass of champagne under fireworks, watching football, relaxing with family or letting loose among friends. However, not everyone will be experiencing those luxuries on year’s biggest holidays. For many of the men and women of Chandler’s police and fire departments, Thanksgiving, Christmas,…

Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving always reminds me of my grandmother’s Green Bean Casserole. It was my most favorite dish of the year. From the canned green beans to the French’s Crispy Fried Onions, it was warm and creamy, baked in a casserole dish, and served after just a bit of spooning to mix the ingredients. It took her less time to make than…

Make An Impact

Nonprofit organizations require a few things to keep operations moving smoothly—they need passionate people to fulfill the mission and donor dollars to make it happen. Here are some programs making a positive impact in the community, and how they put a $100 donation to good use.

Let the 2018 Audi Q7 Take You Over the River and Through the Woods…

The holiday season will be in full swing before we know it, and for many Chandler families, this means planning at least one road trip to visit friends and family.

Ring in the holidays at Chandler’s Tumbleweed Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

Some things are simply synonymous with the holidays—pumpkin pie, peppermint mochas, gingerbread houses, and of course, the City of Chandler’s Annual Tumbleweed Tree Lighting and Parade of Lights. 

’Tis the Season to Be Thankful

So many days I just try to get through my to-do list. The hours fly by and I race through them, taking care of one thing after another, mentally checking off my list. In the back of my mind I know that I should slow down and enjoy the moments—and I know that most, if … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Chamberlain-Young Orthodontics Will Feature a Giving Tree Chamberlain-Young Orthodontics is partnering with the Chandler Compadres and offering a Giving Tree at its offices. With your help they have the ability to bring smiles to some disadvantaged children this holiday season. The Giving Tree will be adorned with ornaments listing the children’s ages. So when are you … 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…

Experimac Chandler partners with Love is in the Bag

Experimac Chandler partnered with Love is in the Bag, a nonprofit organization that donates "love bags" with healthy, quality, top-of-the-line basic needs to families of children fighting cancer. In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month in September, Experimac Chandler made it their mission to fill 100 bags.

Thank You, Veterans!

On Nov. 11, we recognize and pay respect to military veterans who served our country in the armed forces.

2018 Pancakes and Pavers

Nearly 50 city employees and 500 volunteers joined forces in September to perform labors of love at Chandler public housing sites, the senior center, Jewish Community Center and AZCEND.

ChandLore

Visitors to Downtown Chandler were transported back in time during ChandLore. The event showcased live actors and musicians telling eclectic stories of yesteryear. Stationed along Boston Street and San Marcos Place under the historic colonnade, actors from ImprovMania brought bygone characters to life. Alongside the lively actors was a variety of musical acts playing the harmonies of … Continued