Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Pinal County Parking Ordinance

In late March, Pinal County Staff e-mailed a copy of the proposed parking ordinance. Since that initial email, County staff has conducted a neighborhood meeting, P&Z Work Session, and received emails commenting on the proposed ordinance. Attached is an updated copy of the proposed ordinance reflecting changes suggested to us by the Planning & Zoning Commission and stakeholders. As we near a hearing date staff would like to take the opportunity to update you on the anticipated schedule of adoption: May 20, 2010: Work session with the Planning & Zoning Commission,  June 17, 2010: Planning & Zoning Commission hearing,  June 23, 2010: Board of Supervisors Work Session,  Late July: BOS hearing
Please be sure to check our website @ http://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/Departments/PlanningDevelopment/Pages/ZoningOrdinanceAmendments.aspx  for future hearing dates.


Farmer's Market Begins for the season

Today is Tuesday May 11th and the Farmers Market is underway – 8am-12 noon!
Please stop by if you get a chance or come by this Saturday May 15th for the kick-off
of the first Sat. Farmers Market date.  We will keep Tuesdays and Saturdays going
all the way through the end of June.  Click the poster below for information on the
great produce and products that are for sale at the Casa Grande Farmers Market. See you there! 

Lynn FitzGerald, Executive Director Casa Grande Main Street
110 W. 2nd Street, P.O. Box 10062
Casa Grande, AZ 85230
(520) 836-8744

Saturday, May 8, 2010

CGRMC seeks student volunteers

Casa Grande, Arizona – May 7, 2010 – Casa Grande Regional Medical
Center (CGRMC) is now accepting applications for students age 14 to 18
to participate in our summer student volunteer program. Students will have
the opportunity to volunteer in various positions depending on their skills and
interests. While volunteering, students will gain a better understanding of the
hospital environment and information about career opportunities for the future.
We are also in need of adult volunteers to fill several positions, including the gift
shop, front desk, and life stories. If you have time and the desire to give back
to your community, you may apply on-line at www.casagrandehospital.com or
contact Jacki at (520) 381-6541 or jgaylor@cgrmc.org for more information.
Space is limited for the student program and the application process is lengthy,
so apply soon! The student program will begin with a special required orientation
on Friday, June 4, 2010.

Monday, May 3, 2010

CGRMC to conduct a nutrition class

Casa Grande, Arizona – Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC) is conducting a nutrition class "The Healthy Weigh to Weight Loss" taught by a Registered Dietician on Saturday, May 8, 2010, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room at the hospital. Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Determine your BMI (body mass index), calorie needs and energy expenditures. An emphasis will be placed on healthy food choices, portion control and behavior modification tips for permanent weight loss. This class is free, but space is limited.  To register, please contact Jackie Huston at 520-381-6416 or by email at jhuston@cgrmc.org.


This class is part of a series of nutrition classes to be held on the second Saturday of each month. The goal of the series is to provide participants the knowledge and tools to make better food choices to improve their health. All of the classes will be taught by a Registered Dietitian. Future topics include "Eating Hints for Cancer Patients," "Heart Healthy Nutrition," and "Diabetes Overview." For more information, please call CGRMC Dietitian Jackie Huston at 520-381-6416.