The Mesa Chamber of Commerce has announced a Grand Opening for Helen's Hope Chest that there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of a new building built by Gorman Construction Company as part of Phase II for an affordable housing initiative on the north side of University Drive directly across the street from the headquarters for Mesa United Way's Save the Children.
NEW UPDATE ON THU APRIL 30 images taken today
First with Breaking News: AZ Governor and Mrs. Ducey arriving just before the 11:00 start time in image to the right for today's dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at 126 E University Drive
|Governor Ducey & Mayor John Giles|
|On-site Gorman Construction staff|
Your MesaZona blogger posted an earlier article about Gorman Construction's donation of this new building on March 2, 2015 that you can either scroll down for older posts or find a link here http://mesazona.blogspot.com/2015/03/clear-snapshots-out-of-murky-downtown.html
|New building & Invitation|
Speaking of foster children, Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, who won office with significant help from some of the state's most socially conservative leaders, took many by surprise this week with an order that the State of Arizona immediately resume allowing married same-sex couples to foster and adopt children
We start this report with hope and end with hope: fair housing, equal rights and equal protection under the law with no bias and no discrimination . . .
For more information about Helen's Hope Chest, and to find out who Helen was, you can hit the following link Helen's Legacy
For the Arizona Republic's report about the governor's actions for foster children that surprised both critics and allies please click here: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2015/04/24/arizona-governor-doug-ducey-support-gay-couples-adoption/26285909/