Council Member Shirley C. Scott
Every four years the boundaries of the six wards of the City are reviewed to determine whether adjustments are necessary to equalize the population in each ward. The Redistricting Advisory Committee encourages public participation in the redistricting process and wants to hear from you.
The 2016 Back to School Bash was a huge success thanks to all of our great sponsors, donors and volunteers. Here are this year’s stats: over 100lbs of pancake mix that made 2,500+ pancakes. There were 130 dozen of eggs which equaled 1,560 scrambled eggs. There was also 288lbs of sausage patties, 35 gallons of juice and 35 gallons of milk as well as 1,900 bottles of water with not a drop to spare. If that wasn’t enough, there were 1,800 eegee’s given out.
October is Crime Prevention month. Getting Arizonans Involved in Neighborhoods (G.A.I.N.), formally known as National Night Out, is an event held by neighborhoods and Police. This is a great opportunity to meeting with one meet with one another along with Police Commanders and Officers to forge relationships that strengthen your neighborhoods and our community.
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona invites volunteers to sign up starting Thursday, Aug. 25, to participate in Southern Arizona’s single largest volunteer event, Days of Caring 2016.
This year’s Days of Caring will be Wednesday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 22.
And this year, for the first time, volunteers on Saturday can choose to assist at Hope Fest.
Tucson Parks and Recreation’s Activity Guide for Fall 2016 has arrived and copies are available for pick up at all Parks and Recreation Department facilities, including district offices, centers and pools, or can be viewed on-line at: www.tucsonaz.gov/parks.
Pima County has information in regards to mosquito control, prevention and treatment of the West Nile Virus. Please visit their website http://webcms.pima.gov/health/ or call the Pima County Health department at 243-7770.