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Arizona Daybook

December 7, 2012

Associated Press Arizona Daybook for Friday, Dec. 7.


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Dec. 7. 10 a.m. NAVAJO COMMISSION MEETING — The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission will maximize their upcoming regular monthly meeting in December to specifically receive Navajo peoples’ testimonies about their experience of predatory sales tactics from border town auto dealers.

Location: Dilkon Chapter House in Dilkon, Navajo Nation

Contacts: Rachelle Todea, (928) 871-7436

Dec. 7. 10:55 a.m. PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE — Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony along with WWII memorial groundbreaking. Secretary of State Ken Bennett among those to attend.

Location: Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, Phoenix

Contacts: Matthew Roberts, mroberts(at)azsos.gov, (602) 542-4285 - (o), (602) 540-3521 - (c)

Dec. 7. 12:30 p.m. SANTA ZOO LUNCH — Private Make-A -Wish Kids Lunch and Meet and Greet with Santa Claus.

Location: 455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

Contacts: Heather Hannan, Macy’s Media Relations at Heather.Hannan(at)macys.com or 305.577.6791; Hollie Costello, Make-A-Wish, HCostello(at)wishaz.org or 602.395.9474

Dec. 8. 1 p.m. MAYOR’S ARTS AWARDS — Mayor Greg Stanton will present the first-ever “Mayor’s Arts Awards” at the Phoenix Festival of the Arts.

Location: Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd St. in Phoenix

Contacts: Sarah Muench, (602) 262-7111, sarah.muench(at)phoenix.gov, sarah.muench(at)phoenix.gov

Dec. 8. 4 p.m. MAYOR BIKE RIDE — Mayor Stanton, Councilman Tom Simplot and City Manager David Cavazos will be biking through central Phoenix to encourage biking and shopping at small businesses.

4 p.m: Meet at Nina Mason Audubon Center, 3131 S. Central Ave., Phoenix

4:30 p.m.: Ride to City Scape, The Phoenix Art Museum and end at PHXRenews (Previously vacant lot at Central and Indian School Road)

Contacts: Sarah Muench, (602) 262-7111, sarah.muench(at)phoenix.gov, sarah.muench(at)phoenix.gov

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