Weekly Update - May 14th, 2021

Paul's Note

I think most of us are familiar with Habitat for Humanity, which is celebrating their 40th anniversary in Tucson this year. In fact, many of you aren’t only familiar but you may have actually volunteered with them given how many local employers have been supportive of the organization. Click here for more.

Other news:

Council Meeting: The next council meeting is on Tuesday, May 18th. Following an afternoon study session, regular session starts at 5:30. To view the meetings remotely, visit https://www.tucsonaz.gov/city-government.

COVID-19 Testing: Click here for more.

COVID-19 Information: Please visit the Pima County Health Department's Twitter and Facebook pages.

Food Bank Needs Volunteers: Click here for information.

Tucson Food Share: Tucson Food Share feels honored to share food freely with anyone who wants it, regardless of their appearance or life circumstances. Click here for more.

Ready, Steady, Rec!: Look for the new Ward 2 recreation van. It will be making a visit to Claire Weeks Terra del Sol Park (2001 S Avenida del Sol) from 2 - 4 pm on May 17, Case Natural Resource Park (9815 E Kenyon) from 2 - 4 pm on May 18 and Udall Park (7200 E Tanque Verde) from 11 am - 1 pm on May 20. Check here for more dates and details. 

Employment Resources

Reporting Transportation Concerns After Storms: Is there a pothole you'd like to see filled? Is a street sign missing? Is a tree limb hanging too close over a roadway or sidewalk? You can report these issues to the City of Tucson's Transportation Department at (520) 791-3154 or email the exact location to TDOTConcerns@tucsonaz.gov.

Veterans Upward Bound Program: Pima Community College is using a new Veterans Upward Bound grant to provide free services to help separating military personnel and veterans to enter and succeed in post-secondary education, no matter what college or program they wish to attend. Click here for more.

Looking to donate items to local service organizations? Here's what to bring to Ward 2