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Arizona Daily Star

Affirm Wealth Advisors: Affirm Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory firm of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC., is hosting a community back-to-school campaign to benefit the Flowing Wells Unified School District through Wednesday, July 20. Contributions will be accepted at Ameriprise Financial, 2484 E. River Road, during regular business hours. Items requested for donation include: pencils, crayons, crayons, markers, dry erase markers, highlighters, glue sticks, scissors, college ruler paper, notebooks, note cards, post-its, folders, tissues, hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes. For more information, call 520-338-2600 or email [email protected]

Interfaith Community Services: Interfaith Community Services is looking to restock its food banks in July with the fifth annual Peanut Butter Party food drive. Through August 5, ICS is asking the community to reach a goal of 10,000 peanut butter jars to help replenish its food bank supply through the end of the year. In an average month, ICS distributes about 2,000 jars of peanut butter. Peanut butter donations (14-16 oz. jars) will be accepted at both ICS Food Banks, 2820 W. Ina Road and 8701 E. Old Spanish Trail, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information, visit icstucson.org/peanut-butter-party.

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Arizona Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Local students who pay for their college education themselves will get a financial break while undergoing much-needed surgery – free wisdom tooth extractions and a chance to spend the money it would have cost on their higher education through the wisdom of Arizona’s oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Wisdom program. The final recipients from the oral surgery practice are: Ryan May, 17, of Marana; Aysella Gherna, 17, of Tucson; and Christian Holland, 24, of Oro Valley.

Tucson Street Rod Association: TSRA Rodders Days Car Show donated $15,000 to Pima Community College’s Applied Technology programs to train more students in hands-on trades, including automotive-diesel and e-vehicles; aviation; construction; welding; advanced industrial technology; CNC machining and others.

The Cork and Tucson device: Jonathan Landeen, owner of The Cork, store manager Rovella Ruscuitti and Chris Edwards of Tucson Appliance each purchased a canine body armor for the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

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