Happy Mother's Day to all of the Tucson mothers who do so much to love and care for their families!
Now, more than ever, mothers are working tirelessly for their families - teaching, loving, and caring for their children in the midst of uncertain times. Mother's Day is an ideal time to celebrate and appreciate the amazing women in our lives!
For Mother's Day 2020, we are pleased to bring you a Mother's Day Dream Giveaway - specifically for moms in Tucson, Arizona!
For a chance to win, submit a super short and easy sentence or two about what makes your mom extra special. You may nominate any mother - regardless if she is related to you or not. Feel free to submit a nomination for your mother, grandmother, aunt, niece, cousin, best friend, wife, your child's teacher, etc. You may also nominate yourself.
The gorgeous 9″ x 12″ Glass Cutting Board features a colorful painting by Diana Madaras, entitled “Courtyard Splendor." The beautiful 6″ x 6″ Glass Trivet features the popular “First Light” desert painting by Diana Madaras.
Both pieces are tempered glass with rubber tabs to keep from slipping. Heat resistant. Hand wash only.
Experience Color & Joy at Madaras Gallery! The Gallery, located at 3035 N. Swan Road, is known as "the Home of Southwest Art" and features the largest collection of Tucson art, including 26 guest artists’ work. The gallery features original paintings, canvas reproductions, prints, sculptures, ceramics, hand-blown glass, gourd masks, jewelry, and carved mesquite by renowned Arizona artists. The Gallery is a must-see for Tucsonans and visitors alike.
Although Madras Gallery is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, the Gallery is offering 20% off canvases with the online code “Madaras2020.” Orders can be placed online or over the phone at 520-615-3001, with the option for either curb side pick-up or shipping directly to your home.
The BearDown Bundle - pictured above - includes items to cheer on your favorite local university! The prize winner can show her Tucson pride with a t-shirt, tote bag, mug, thermal bottle, and pillow.
The University of Arizona BookStores is a university-owned and operated store, which is also open to the public. As an official licensed store, they offer a range of national brands including Nike®, Champion®, Zephyr®, Ray-Ban®, Hydro Flask®, etc., alumni-owned brands such as Columbia®, and local business brands. Additionally, Wildcats can find everything they need for classes - including textbooks, technology, and supplies. Purchases made at any BookStores location support the University of Arizona and the Tucson community.
At this time, all A-Store locations are currently closed, but The University of Arizona BookStores are currently processing online orders. Please contact customer service if you have questions at 520-621-2426.
A gift card to The Gaslight Theatre is really like four different gift cards in one! The mom in your life can use this gift card at Little Anthony's Diner, Grandma Tony's Pizza, The Gaslight Theatre, or Gaslight Music Hall!
The Gaslight Theatre (located at Broadway & Kolb) has been entertaining Tucson since November of 1977…and it is still one of Tucson’s most beloved entertainment destinations!
Although dine-in options are currently not available, you can still eat local and support this great family-owned business.
One lucky winner will receive a glass cutting board and trivet by local artist Diana Madaras, a University of Arizona prize bundle, and a $25 Gaslight Theatre gift card!
Submitted by Jeannie T. about her mother Frances B.
"Mother is 97 and exceptional in every way. Resilient and without fear she has walked through life with honor, dignity and grace. As my hero, she taught me to speak the truth, be strong, and love with all my heart. Once a military wife raising children around the world through two wars, a painter, an author of history, a student of nutrition and health and a mother with a heart of gold. I am who I am as a teacher and human being, because of her support and love. She has been my greatest love and gift in life."
- submitted by Jeannie T.