Gov. Ducey Issues Stay-at-Home Order for All Arizonans

Gov. Doug Ducey issued a highly qualified stay-at-home executive order for Arizona that goes into effect tomorrow (Tuesday, March 31) at close-of-business. “Arizonans are directed to limit their time away from home, except to conduct or participate in essential activities,” the order states.  Essential activities include getting necessary supplies for home and family, including groceries, […]

Anthem’s ACC Extends Facility Closures to at least April 12

Anthem’s ACC Extends Facility Closures to at least April 12

ACC — The Anthem Community Council (ACC) continues to closely follow events associated with the outbreak and spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and recommendations from public health officials. On March 17, the ACC communicated closures that were effective through March 27. Based on the latest data and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease […]

Why There’s No COVID-19 Case Tally for Anthem or Phoenix

Why There’s No COVID-19 Case Tally for Anthem or Phoenix

By Robert Roy Britt — Diagnosed cases of COVID-19 rose to 399 in Maricopa County today, March 27, and 665 statewide with 13 deaths. The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) yesterday declared there is “widespread community transmission” of the disease. As numbers rise, local residents may wonder how many people are infected right here […]

If You Can Help, or if You Need Help

If You Can Help, or if You Need Help

Local charities expect a lot of need now. If you can help, join us and make a donation. Individuals can donate $400 to either of the following two organizations and get a dollar-for-dollar tax credit from the state, or $800 for a married couple (ask a tax pro for details or visit www.azdor.gov/tax-credits). Checks are […]

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ACC Candidates: What They Plan to Do

ACC Candidates: What They Plan to Do

In&Out Staff Writers — Candidates are vying for one seat representing Parkside and one from Country Club on the Anthem Community Council board, which runs community-wide events and operates common facilities like the community center. In&Out asked the candidates:  What is the one thing you are most eager to fix/change/improve or otherwise tackle if elected, […]

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How to Run Anthem

How to Run Anthem

Anthem’s leadership is in the midst of a total transformation. A search is underway to replace Community Executive Officer Neal Shearer, who is retiring this summer. Michele DeMichele, who has organized the community’s special events the past 11 years, was recently appointed community operations officer. A new chief financial officer, Paul Conley, started in January.  […]

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Yes, These Courts are That Good

Yes, These Courts are That Good

In&Out Staff Writers — Anthem’s pickleball courts, which opened in January 2019, recently received the American Sports Builders Association Outdoor Pickleball Facility of the Year award. The facility was judged to be the best among all pickleball entries from North America. The award was presented to the Anthem Community Council last month by Troy Rudolph, president […]

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NVSO Plans ‘All That Jazz’ Fundraiser

NVSO Plans ‘All That Jazz’ Fundraiser

North Valley Symphony Orchestra invites all to cut a rug on the dance floor at its annual Golden Gala fundraising event, with a Roaring ’20s theme. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in attire inspired by the decade to experience “The Symphony Builder’s Variety Hour” radio program, cocktails, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and live […]

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Anthem Cares: Silent Auction Fundraiser Feb. 21

The annual silent auction benefiting Anthem Cares Through Service (ACTS) will assist the organization in helping Anthem residents struggling with short-term emergencies, by providing meals, assisting with utility bills and other acts of kindness. Among the items to be auctioned: Original paintings, golf packages and vacations in Las Vegas and Flagstaff. ACTS Silent Auction 5–7:30 […]

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Coming to Anthem: Clean Comedy on Naughty Relationships

Coming to Anthem: Clean Comedy on Naughty Relationships

By Robert Roy Britt — Comedian Mark Cordes from Cave Creek has been married, divorced, single and now remarried, so he knows a thing or two about relationships. Cordes is known for making fun of it all—life, love and elderly passion. He’s also known for being clean compared to many comics. His jokes may not […]

By February 6, 2020 Read More →
Meet the Candidates Nights for Anthem Elections

Meet the Candidates Nights for Anthem Elections

Residents can meet candidates running for Anthem Community Council and HOA boards. Parkside 6:30–8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11 Anthem Civic Building 3701 W. Anthem Way 623-742-6000, www.onlineatanthem.com/elections/index.php Candidates running for one open Parkside Anthem Community Council Board seat and three open seats on the Anthem Parkside Community Association Board. Parkside ACC Jeff Huff, Randy Schmille, […]

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Anthem Resident Plans Run for State Legislature

Anthem Resident Plans Run for State Legislature

By Robert Roy Britt — Dino Cotton, a business owner and board member on Anthem Community Council, has filed a statement of interest with the Secretary of State’s office, intending to run in the primary election for State Representative in District 1, which encompasses parts of the North Valley and a vast, sparsely populated region […]

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