July 8 PCFYI: Adopting dogs, celebrating the monsoon and must-know election info

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Newsletter 2

July 8, 2022 - Vol. 7, No. 13

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These websites have the info you need for the 2022 election

If you didn't already know, election season is upon us.

To help you find out how to participate in the 2022 election, Pima County has created two easy-to-remember websites with all the information you will need.



Arroyo Chico basins restored in time for the rain

Just in time for the monsoon, Regional Flood Control District staff and volunteers repaired damage caused by unauthorized trails in the Arroyo Chico Park Avenue detention basins.

District staff teamed up with Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation employees to tackle the damage.


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PACC is critically overcrowded,
may have to euthanize dogs

The Pima Animal Care Center is critically overcrowded following the July Fourth holiday. Anyone who can adopt or foster a pet could, quite literally, be saving its life.


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Teens discuss COVID stress during youth summit

If there is one thing young people have had to deal with the past couple of years, it’s stress.

They had a chance to have their say about how they have navigated recent challenges – including the COVID-19 pandemic – at the Youth Champion Summit on June 30. Young people ages 12 to 19 shared their ideas and provided feedback on what worked to help foster health and happiness among their peer groups.


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PEEPs expands access
to high-quality preschools throughout Pima County

For Kayla Coulter, a single mother with two young children, life is hectic enough. Thankfully, the Pima Early Education Program Scholarships (PEEPS) have made it slightly more manageable — at least financially.

Coulter's story is among many featured of PimaRecovers, a website tracking the more than $300 million Pima County has received from the federal government for COVID-19 mitigation, response and recovery.


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Celebrate monsoon, reading at Fox Theatre

Monsoon lovers and book buffs are coming together July 10 at Tucson’s Historic Fox Theatre for a Monsoon Literacy Celebration sponsored by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality’s (PDEQ) Clean Air Program.

The free, family-friendly event, set for 2 to 4 p.m., will honor author and environmental activist Byrd Baylor, who died June 16, 2021, at age 97. The Fox Tucson Theatre is located at 17 W. Congress St.


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Library partners with Cox
to offer Wi-Fi hotspots

The Pima County Public Library, in collaboration with Cox Communications, has launched “Hotspots Around Town,” a project that makes 120 wireless access points available in urban and rural areas of Pima County, including libraries, parks, Boys & Girls Clubs and community centers.

The first 70 access points launched June 27 and the remaining 50 will be launched by mid-July 2022.


Superior Court names Schriner
as a new commissioner

Kristin Schriner has been appointed a commissioner for Superior Court in Pima County. The appointment was announced by Pima County Presiding Judge Jeffrey T. Bergin and Juvenile Court Presiding Judge Peter W. Hochuli. She will fill the vacancy in Division 51/C created by the recent departure of Ken Sanders.