Mother’s Grace, a 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to supporting mothers and children, is hosting its annual champagne brunch in Paradise Valley on May 4. Supporting people who have endured overwhelming life tragedies, Mother’s Grace has helped thousands of women and children get back on their feet, established nearly a dozen nonprofits out of tragedy, and supported numerous community organizations through grants, according to a press release.
On Thursday, March 30, the non-partisan political coalition, Grassroots Citizens Concerned, led by Mike Shipley, Chair of Outright Libertarians, filed with the Secretary of State a referendum that would repeal HB 2404. Recently signed into law by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey a week prior, HB 2404 adopts stringent rules regarding the hiring, payment, and bonding of paid petition circulators. “[HB 2404] sets the financial bar for bringing initiatives and referendums to the ballot even higher than it was before,” said Mr. Shipley in a press release.
The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has six attorneys featured in the March 2017 issue of AzBusiness Magazine and its “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” list. No other Phoenix firm has more attorneys recognized, according to a press release.
The 18th annual Arizona Young Artists’ Competition, a collaboration between the Herberger Theater and Center Dance Ensemble, has announced its Arizona scholarship winners. The collaboration showcases artists ages 15-19 in the disciplines of acting dance and voice.
Almost one-third of Arizona high school senior athletes report they have sustained a concussion, according to the first statewide concussion-related study of teenagers conducted for Barrow Neurological Institute. With the kick-off of another football and soccer season, brain experts at Barrow released the study’s findings, saying its conclusions were both encouraging and troubling.
Support veteran students and play a round of golf at one of Arizona’s finest courses, the Wigwam Resort. Join S.E.E.4Vets for its Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the historic Wigwam Resort, 300 Wigwam Lane, in Litchfield Park, on Friday, Nov. 18.
It’s a little-known fact, but one that has a huge impact on Arizona and the state’s environmental well-being. The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is the country’s largest producer of emission-free energy, by far surpassing other energy sources for producing clean, around-the-clock power. No single energy source produces as much clean energy as America’s largest nuclear power plant, according to a press release.
The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation announces the award of a $250,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Arizona Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council. The grant, which demonstrates support for AMSAF’s mission of boosting awareness of motorcyclists while reducing rider fatalities and injuries, will be used to provide motorcycle rider training classes to the public through a scholarship program.
The Arizona Black Bar has announced that Gust Rosenfeld partner Nicholle Harris will serve as president-elect for the 2016-17 year. The Arizona Black Bar, formerly known as the Hayzel B. Daniels Bar Association, was founded in 1971. ABB has a statewide membership of attorneys, judges, paralegals, law students and community members who work tirelessly in the legal community and the community at large, according to a press release.
With record temperatures looming this weekend, the state’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter is taking an unprecedented step to ensure the safety of its dogs. The Arizona Animal Welfare League will be closing on Sunday, June 19, normally a big day for adoptions, in order to send as many dogs as possible home with staff and volunteers for a couple of days, according to a press release.