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The Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS) mission statement is simple: To serve women, women with children, and veterans by providing temporary housing, resources, individualized case management, and a pathway to permanent housing.
For the women, PASS serves, though, the benefits are complex and life-changing.
Every team member is committed to caring for the whole person—body, mind and spirit.
Even while Nyla D’ Salon had its best year ever in 2021, and is on track for another record year in 2022, owner Jenny Bacon is working as hard as ever. And it’s worth it.
This October, Nyla D’ will celebrate 15 years in business. Those 15 years have been a journey filled with lessons and “the pure joy of knowing what it’s like to work so hard to earn something and then make a success out of it.”
Jenny’s is a story of determination, hard work, and ultimately, the fulfillment of seeing those pay off.
Canyon exploration, she said, “just slows things down to the simplicity of what your basic needs are. Day three is when people just kind of melt into the Grand Canyon … the connection is so different for every single person. You reconnect to yourself.”
Harold, who passed away in February, married Lorna in 1955 in Wellington, Ohio. They moved to Prescott and opened Watters Garden Center on Miller Valley Road.
By 1965, it quickly outgrew its original Miller Valley Road location, and the Watterses moved it to a spot on Plaza Drive. In 1983, it moved again, to its current location on Iron Springs Road.
Ten years ago, Krystal and her daughter Kaileigh founded Teens’ Closet. They were cleaning out their own closets and wondered how they could get their clothes into the hands of people who really needed them.
This October, we’re recognizing National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by exploring the Breast Care Center at YRMC. We’ll highlight how the team collaborates to care for women – and sometimes men – and feature the Center’s exceptional breast health services. Along the way, we’ll give you information to help you make good decisions about your breast health.
Through regular gatherings, Prescott Unified School District’s Indian Education Program gives students with indigenous heritage an opportunity to celebrate their individuality and their inter-tribal connections
Adventuring is good for the soul. Stepping out of your comfort zone and into what Amanda Lane, co-owner of The Hike Shack, calls your “learning zone,” can help you “figure out what you’re actually capable of.” And, it can “brighten your day and give you this boost of encouragement and satisfaction.”
Their careers prove that Lesley and Rodney Jenkins are dedicated to service and education—to their communities. Their conversations—punctuated with fun and laughter—prove they’re passionate about making a difference.
The Bridal Affaire Expo, the friendliest in Arizona, marks its 16th year in 2021. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 7 at the historic Hassayampa Inn in downtown Prescott. Presented by StarStruck Event Planning, the Expo is free to attend.
The mission to end homelessness is a big one. Fortunately, the five women and two men who run the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ) specialize in big ideas.