The Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation recently held an intimate party at Heather and Bob Novak’s Paradise Valley residence for prospective members of their Leadership Circle. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with the Leadership Circle Directors and the physicians who have been awarded grants made possible by funds donated by the Leadership Circle members, according to a press release.
Half Moon Sports Grill has announced the winners of its 2017 Half Moon Sauce Boss competition featuring six finalists from more than 30 talented home chef entries received. This year, 12-year-old budding home chef Jacob Wernick of Phoenix not only took home the first place prize earning the title as this year’s Sauce Boss, he also won the People’s Choice award, according to a press release. Mr. Wernick received a $350 cash prize plus one free pound of wings every day for a year at either Half Moon location. And, his award winning Guns a Blazin’ Spicy Mango Wing Sauce will be featured on a future Half Moon menu.
Acclaimed artist, and Paradise Valley resident for over 50 years, Beth Ames Swartz will featured in a documentary airing on Arizona PBS Friday, March 31. The 28-minute documentary, titled Beth Ames Swartz / Reminders of Invisible Light, will premiere at 9:30 p.m., and air again at 11:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3, according to a press release. The National Educational Telecommunications Association has made this film available to public television stations across the United states.
Paradise Valley sculptor and designer, Bonnie Radow, is hosting a trunk show March 29, to showcase her latest jewelry designs in silver, gold and gems. The show will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Paradise Valley. Attendees are asked to RSVP via www.bonnieradowdesigns.com for exact address. The distinctive collection includes charm-laden storybook necklaces, big silver cuffs with embedded Buddhas, delicate ruby bracelets, and a contemporary twist on a traditional charm bracelet, according to a press release.
Twenty-one finalists have been named in seven categories for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Road in Scottsdale. The Governor’s Arts Awards are presented by Arizona Citizens for the Arts in partnership with the […]
The Grand Canyon Association, the official non-profit partner of Grand Canyon National Park has appointed two new board members to its Board of Directions for 2017. GCA’s all-volunteer, 14 member board is comprised of business and community leaders from all over the United States who commit their time and expertise for the benefit and improvement of the association. Members of the Board share a passion and dedication to preserve and protect Grand Canyon National Park for future generations, according to a press release.
A 12-year-old Phoenix youth collecting shoes to help the less fortunate is looking for help: Not just for shoe donations, but a place to store them. Jackson Ty Sriro has launched a drive to collect 25,000 pairs of new and gently used shoes to help the poor and is desperately looking for donated space to […]
Terri Hoffman has been named president of St. Joseph’s Foundation, where she is responsible for developing and directing all aspects of philanthropic fundraising for Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s and St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center. Founded in 1895, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is one of the largest hospitals in Arizona and attracts patients from around the world for its expert care, according to a press release.
Most children ask for toys, the latest video game, or a trip to Disneyland for their birthday, but a little girl in north Phoenix decided to do something special for others instead. On Saturday, Jan. 14, Ava Monell invited friends and family to her house to celebrate her fifth birthday with a bounce house, good food, and of course, cake. However, there was one condition: instead of presents, everyone was asked to bring food for the less fortunate, according to a press release.
Paradise Valley resident Tahnia McKeever will serve as event co-chair alongside Phoenix resident Cathy Stein for Florence Crittenton’s 15th Annual Teaming Up for Girls Luncheon, commemorating the agency’s 120 years of providing safety, hope and opportunity to at-risk girls in the valley. Florence Crittenton will host its luncheon on Thursday, March 16, at the J.W. Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn, with a VIP reception at 11 a.m., followed by the luncheon at 11:45 a.m.