The Asian Cultural Center had been officially open for two months this summer before it burned down in a fire that damaged six businesses at central valley strip mall. Founder Cavin Fung said it was a heavy loss for him and the 550 members it served.
Southwest resident Terri Bryson felt alone after her 23-year-old daughter Cherish was murdered three years ago. A grieving Bryson searched for support groups she could join, but she said she felt like an anomaly at the few she found.
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Mike Bercseny might not wear a police uniform, but he is well-known and respected among the Metropolitan Police Department.
People who volunteer to help others often say that it’s the most satisfying thing they’ve ever done, so it isn’t a surprise that some east valley residents volunteer with their families or that in at least one case, at Three Square food bank, volunteers become part of an extended family.
The Metropolitan Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Unit hit the streets a year ago, and already the unit said it has many accomplishments. The unit is partnered with city and county animal control departments, The Animal Foundation and the Desert Inn Animal Hospital and investigates cases ranging from cockfighting and dog fighting circles, animal poisoning, animal cruelty, abuse or neglect and injury or abuse to police animals.
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