Phoenix gets an emoji
Sept. 12, 2023 | Arizona State University
Phoenix is now the first city with an emoji, but the city of Phoenix is not what the new emoji was intended for.
Finding Grandma Joyce
May 3, 2023 | Cronkite News
Sarah Turner was nine months pregnant and in the middle of a move to California when she learned her Grandma Joyce had died of COVID-19. It would take two more years - and a lot of online searching - for her to finally discover where her grandma was buried.
'Somebody Special for our 500th ride': 100-year-old WWII veteran
Nov. 11, 20222 | Cronkite News
Grounded No More, a Mesa nonprofit that takes veterans on “honor flights,” took its 500th flight with 100-year-old WWII veteran Ted Giannone, who joined the Navy at 19.
Creating connection one drumbeat at a time: Phoenix nonprofit helps people fight loneliness
Aug. 9, 20222 | AZCentral
People gather for a weekly drum circle at Grounded 32, a nonprofit community center that provides activities and meetups in north Phoenix.
Graves in 19th Century Pioneer & Military Memorial Park preserved by Volunteer Efforts
Feb. 22, 2022 | Cronkite News
The Arizona Pioneers’ Cemetery Association is working to preserve Pioneer Military & Memorial Park, where more than 3,700 people are believed to have been buried with only 600 grave markers.