🌱 Scottsdale to honor Vietnam veterans + Banking City Water

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Welcome to Monday, Scottsdale! I’m here in your inbox as usual to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening around town, including news on:

  • Banking city water to prepare for water cuts.
  • Scottsdale Memorial to the Fallen individual hero stories are available.
  • Scottsdale will honor Vietnam veterans.

But first, today’s weather:

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It’s a lovely day for a walk! It will be cool and partly sunny with a high of 72 and min. 55.


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Here are the top stories today in Scottsdale:

  1. With significant cuts to the city’s water supply expected, Scottsdale continues to tap water under preparation. Although Scottsdale recharges approximately 10,000 acre-feet of water per year and has 246,911 acre-feet of water, the city’s water storage efforts are not necessarily ahead of other cities. With concerns over the Colorado River, Scottsdale may be wise to approach banking water for decades. (Scottsdale Progress)
  2. The Scottsdale Memorial for the Fallen was officially dedicated this past Saturday, March 18th. The ceremony, held on the newly designated Memorial Lawn on the east side of City Hall, honored 66 fallen U.S. military members who lived in Scottsdale and nearby Native American communities. ONE new page on the City of Scottsdale’s website is now dedicated to the memorial and includes links to the individual fallen heroes’ stories. (Daily Independent/paywall, City of Scottsdale).
  3. The Scottsdale Veterans Advisory Commission will honor Vietnam veterans with a special event on National Vietnam Veterans Day. Starting at. 5:30 p.m. on March 29, guests can head to the 360 ​​Stage at the Scottsdale Civic Center (3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.) to enjoy food, live music and the opportunity to meet and thank local Vietnam veterans. (City of Scottsdale)

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Today in Scottsdale:

  • Taliesin West offers one Spring Camp 1-Day Experience for Kids (ages 9-12), where “campers will learn the basic principles of architecture and create a floor plan and a 3D scale model of their dream space.” (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
  • The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce hosts their 12th Annual Golf Tournament! Guests can enjoy golf, competitions, dinner and a chance to win trophies and prizes. The event is currently sold out, but it is possible to get on the waiting list. (10:30-19:00)
  • The City of Scottsdale in partnership with Maricopa County Health is hosting one Free vaccination event at the Paiute Neighborhood Center located at 6535 E. Osborn Rd. Individuals of all ages can receive one of the following free vaccines: “influenza, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Tdap, shingles, pneumococcal, and COVID-19.” (15:00-18:00)

The Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place offers the following:

The Scottsdale Public Library offers the following:


From my notebook:

  • Looking for a new mansion? A 13,114 square foot home in Scottsdale’s Horseshoe Canyon of Silverleaf is for sale for $20 million. (The Business Journals/paywall)
  • Speaking of house hunting, there are five news homes for sale in Scottsdale!
  • (Scottsdale Patch)

  • The City of Scottsdale invites the public to “Scottsdale Community College for this very special Women’s History Month Event with Collette V. Smith, NFL’s first African-American female coach.” The event will be held Tuesday, March 21 at 5:00 p.m. (City of Scottsdale – Government via Facebook)
  • Be on the lookout! Neighbors report it a child was attacked by a coyote in Aztec Park on the very busy playground. Neighbors also clarified that the child is fine after the attack. (Nextdoor, Nextdoor)

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You are completely on target for today! See you all tomorrow morning!

Megan Moreno

About me: Megan Moreno is a registered nurse, manager, cancer survivor, wife and mother of two. Megan loves spending time with her husband, an Army combat veteran, and their children exploring the beautiful city of Scottsdale.

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