Scottsdale Salutes volunteer-coach Gregg Dufort

After only a short time volunteering with athletes in the Scottsdale Special Olympics, coach Gregg Dufort, 47, was hooked. Years ago Mr. Dufort [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes Special Olympics coach Josh Phillips

Passion and kindness are the driving forces behind one Special Olympics coach who calls his experience working with the special athletes [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes 16-year Adopt-A-Road volunteer Ron Shoemaker

Community pride and a desire to see a “clean road” has led one Valley resident to lend his time and energy toward picking up after others along a [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes: library volunteer Joan Leavitt

The multifaceted operation of the library depends on many people. For the library’s donations center, it is Scottsdale resident and volunteer [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes: patriotic resident, volunteer Wiki Campbell

Scottsdale resident, Wiki Campbell, 91, has been donating her time to the Via Linda Senior Center for 20 years, an achievement she considers [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale salutes landscaping volunteer Ron Roth

Scottsdale resident and veteran Ron Roth goes above and beyond what “lending a helping hand” means and can only be considered an excellent [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes neighborhood watch captain Barbara Weikart

Scottsdale resident Barbara Weikart’s recalls the time her teenage daughter headed out to the driveway only to find her car with a flat tire. [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes truck driver Gene Griffin

Thanks to the efforts of one Scottsdale resident, 300 low-income residents in the city’s Brown Bag Program every Thursday receive much-needed [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes retired Army officer Hank Carmean

Keeping companies and departments within the city running smoothly takes time, effort and organization. For the city of Scottsdale, it is retired [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Salutes: library reading teacher, Pam O’Keeffe

Young students who fall behind in their reading skills often find it difficult to keep pace with their classmates, putting them in a challenging [...] Continue Reading →